Kenneth McDuffey

Published 9:38 am Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Graveside services were held Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at North Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, New Hebron, Mississippi for Mr. Kenneth McDuffey, 61, who died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, at his residence.  Bishop Franklin McDuffey officiated with

Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kenneth 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.

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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.  Mr. Moore 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 his sister, Dessie Cole; mother-in-law, Lovie Rushing and brother-in-law, Billy Rushing.

He is survived by his wife, Etta Mae McDuffey and 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, Louisiana; four sisters, Mary (James) Pittman of Monticello, Ardella McDuffey of New Hebron; Linda (Anthony) Taylor of Oakvale; Wanda (Don) DeJohnette of Bastrop, Louisiana; four brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law and many other relatives and friends.