Bridge City
Kathy Marie Duckworth, 58, of Bridge City, passed peacefully in her sleep on June 10, 2009, the cause is unknown at this time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Steven Leger. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks in Orange. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Monday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

Kathy was born on Dec. 29, 1950, in Orange. She was the daughter of Sherman and Dorothy (Foreman) Bland. Kathy was a mother and a housewife.

She was preceded in death by her father, Sherman Bland.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Stewart Duckworth; mother and step-father, Dorothy and Alex Barras; daughter and son-in-law, Desiree and Robert Willingham of Bridge City; son and daughter-in-law,  Ricky and Rickol Duckworth of Bridge City; grandchildren, Kara and Keith Willingham, Garret and Megan Duckworth; brothers, Steven, Gerald, Glenn, Michael and Ronnie Bland; and sisters, Beverly Gary,Melissa Comeaux, Irene and Dorothy Bland. 

Serving as Pallbearers will be Glen, Ronnie and Gerald Bland, Glen, Robert  and Robert Vail.

She was loved and cherished by all that knew her.  She is greatly missed.