Frances Bernice Henderson Duckett, 80, of Conway, formerly of Pine Bluff, died Thursday, July 29, 2010 at home. 

She was born April 6, 1930 in Monroe County a daughter of Frank Henderson and Irma Grisham Henderson.

Mrs. Duckett was reared and received her early education in Brinkley, graduating from Brinkley High School.

She was a loving wife and mother.

Mrs. Duckett was a long-time member of Green Meadows Baptist Church and VFW No. 4455 Ladies Auxiliary in Pine Bluff before her move to Conway. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Merton Duckett, whom she married May 6, 1956 in Brinkley; son, John Duckett, Jr.; parents; and brother, Charles Henderson.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy (Mike) Irby of Conway and Mary (Dale) Hovenkotter of Japan; two sisters, Alice Ruth Hall of Hartselle, Alabama and Marian Parrish of Hamilton, Texas; brother, Jimmy Henderson of Birmingham, Ala.; five grandchildren, Ryan White, Kelley White, Hunter White, Garrett Hovenkotter and Ethan Hovenkotter; great-grandchild, Zoe White; and two step-great-grandchildren, Will Cauley and Drew Cauley.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Robinson’s.

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