Wanda Lea Duckworth, age 78, of Chillicothe, passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.
Wanda was born on August 8, 1942 in Peoria, Illinois to Grover and Mildred (Pusey) Skinner. She married Richard Duckworth on August 29, 1987 in Peoria, IL.
Surviving are her husband, Richard; her mother, Mildred Whirrell of Hillsboro, TN; her sons, Michael Jolliff and Daniel Jolliff, both of Boonville, AR; her grandchildren, Michael, Mark and DJ Jolliff. Also surviving are her stepsons, Michael (Dawn) Duckworth of Indianapolis, IN and Marshal (Mindy) Bernard of Creve Coeur, IL; and step-grandchildren, Taylor, Kayla, Austin, Jaylyn, Justin, Stephen, Cody, Kali, Ayden and Andy. She was preceded in death by her father and her son, Mark Joliff.
Wanda worked at Red Lobster for 15 years as the Hostess. She enjoyed playing pool with her husband, playing bingo and chatting with her friends on Facebook.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Visitation will be one prior to the service time at the funeral home. To view Wanda’s online memorial website or to leave a condolence for the family, visit www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation.
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