A private graveside service for Muzette “Jones” Duff, was held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, in Eastlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Charlie Fortenberry officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early.
An informal Memorial Service will by held at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 9, at the Northlake Community Church, 3131 Harbor Dr., at Lake Brownwood.
Mrs. Duff passed away early Tuesday morning on May 6, 2008, at her home in Early.
Muzette Daugherty was born on Aug. 27, 1926, in Stamps, Ark., a daughter of Amos Paul Daugherty and Idellar Summers Daugherty. She attended school in Stamps and on July 29, 1956, she married the Rev. A.T. Jones in Brownsville, Texas. He preceded her in death on May 31, 1991. She later married J.W. Duff on June 8, 1996, in Early.
Mrs. Duff had been a cake decorator for a number of years and was a wonderful pianist. She had friends of many faiths and loved attending church. She also loved being around children, and you always saw her with a smile on her face. She had lived in Early since 1980, moving here from Harlingen and was a member of the Northlake Community Church.
Those attending the memorial service on Friday are encouraged to bring a covered dish and if desired, sing a song or take a moment to speak on your memories of Mrs. Duff.
She is survived by her husband, J.W. Duff of Early; two daughters, Donna Katherine Winters and husband Ron, and Terrilyn (Casey) Taylor and husband Terry, all of Santa Anna; one brother, Johnny Daugherty of Arkansas; one sister, Lou Taylor and husband Harvey of Pine Bluff, Ark.; two grandsons, Barry Roney and T.J. Taylor; one granddaughter, Kayla Casey; brother-in-law, George Madlock of Pine Bluff; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of wonderful friends.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, the Rev. A.T. Jones; her parents, Amos and Idellar Daugherty; sister, Cozy Madlock and a grandson, Randen Thomas.
Memorials may be made to the Northlake Community Church, the Gideon Bible Fund or the charity of your choice.
Friends and family members are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net .