Joyce Ann Duckworth


    Joyce Ann Duckworth of Belle, Missouri was born on September 18, 1956 in Rolla, Missouri to Burkey and Marie Bailey Chambers and passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the age of 63 years.


Joyce loved playing the piano and she was an excellent cook. Joyce would give the shirt off her back to help anyone in need. She was a big hearted lady and a very good caretaker. She had a wonderful, outgoing personality and was never afraid to speak her mind.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Burkey and Marie Bailey Chambers; one brother, Chesley Chambers; one sister, Wanda Thornhill; and one brother-in-law, Paul Daniels.
    She is survived by her sons, Nathaniel Drennan and wife Rhonda of St. James, Missouri and Jonah Duckworth and wife Kathy of St. James, Missouri; daughters, Hannah Pflantz and husband Thanuel of St. Louis, Missouri and Sarah Duckworth of St. James, Missouri; brothers, Burkey Chambers and wife Julie of Taos, Missouri and John Chambers and wife Liz of Vichy, Missouri; sister, Wilma Daniels of Vichy, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Austin, Layne, Gavin, Kirrah, Camden, Vance, Bailey and Casen; one great grandchild, Jaydin; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Gary Lane officiating.
    Pallbearers were Austin Drennan, Gavin Hays, Thanuel Pflantz Jonah Duckworth, Nathaniel Drennan and Chesley Daniels.
    Burial was in the Macedonia Cemetery in rural Rolla, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.