Darla L. (Rush) Duckworth, 83, of Enfield, IL, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2022, at her residence. Darla was born on June 11, 1939, in Mount Vernon, IL, the daughter of Charles Winton and Pauline (Lasater) Rush. On September 10, 1960, she married Lowell Duckworth in Mount Vernon, IL and together they shared over 62 years of marriage. Darla was a member of the Springerton Church of Jesus Christ in Springerton, IL and a member of the Lions Club in Enfield, IL. She enjoyed many things in life, including sewing, gardening, camping, woodworking, lawn work and visiting with friends. Her greatest loves were her family and traveling to watch her granddaughters’ sporting events. Darla was a cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who will be deeply missed.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Tammy (John) Reed of Olney, IL; granddaughter Allison Paige Reed of Olney, IL; siblings, Nona Belle Wilson of Mount Vernon. IL and Paula (John) Masterson of Burnt Prairie, IL. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Darla was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Karla Duckworth, and a nephew Steve Wilson.
Funeral services for Darla L. (Rush) Duckworth, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at Stendeback Funeral Home in Enfield, IL with burial immediately following in Enfield Cemetery. Family and Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Stendeback Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.