Graveside services were held Dec. 5, 2020, at North Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, New Hebron, for Kenneth McDuffey, 61, who died Nov. 29 at his residence. Bishop Franklin McDuffey officiated, with Johnson Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Mr. McDuffey was born to the late R.J. and Tressie McDuffey; he was a twin, of which he was the oldest. He attended New Hebron High School, where he graduated in 1979. After high school, he worked for Magnetek and later began working at grocery stores over 42 years and was currently working for Sullivan’s Grocery until his health failed. He was a custodian for New Hebron Post Office for 16 years. He was a member of North Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Mr. McDuffey was married to Etta Mae Rushing McDuffey for 42 years; one child was born to this union.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Dessie Cole; mother-in-law, Lovie Rushing; and brother-in-law, Billy Rushing.
He is survived by his wife, Etta Mae McDuffey; son, Keith J. McDuffey, both of New Hebron; one grandson, Elijah Collins, of Jackson; four brothers, Franklin (Kathy) McDuffey, of Jackson; Kelvin (Ida) McDuffey, Robert (Virginia) McDuffey, both of New Hebron; Argusta (Kim) McDuffey, of Slidell, La.; four sisters, Mary (James) Pittman, of Monticello; Ardella McDuffey, of New Hebron; Linda (Anthony) Taylor, of Oakvale; Wanda (Don) DeJohnette, of Bastrop, La.; four brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law; and many other relatives and friends.