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Obituary for Wilda Duckworth Shofner
Wilda Lou Duckworth Shofner, 85, passed away January 24, 2018, at Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland. A private graveside service will be January 27, 2018, at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson. Mrs. Shofner was born in Mendenhall, MS to the late Willie Charles and Myrtle Smith Duckworth. She is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Ralph B. Shofner; seven brothers; and three sisters. Survivors include her son, Bruce Shofner (Cathy); her daughter, Bethany Gaillet (Dan); grandchildren Catie Shofner, Rebecca Shofner, Robert Gaillet, and Caroline Gaillet of Madison, MS, and Elisabeth Gaillet of Boston, MA; brother Billy Duckworth; sisters Cookie Polonchak and Linda Lucas; and many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland, 450 Towne Center Boulevard, Ridgeland, MS 39157.