Gabriella J Duffett, 55-days-old, of Richmond, died at 4:15 a.m., Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at her home.
Gabriella was born July 5, 2008, at North Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Royce Allen and Susan Elizabeth (Brown) Duffett; her parents survive of the home.
Gabriella was a member of the Richmond United Methodist Church. Even though Gabriella was only with us for 55 days, she touched many lives, and she will live in our hearts forever.
Additional survivors include: one brother, Dalton Duffett, of the home; one sister, Isabella Duffett, of the home; paternal grandmother, Clarice Duffett of Richmond; and paternal grandparents, Patty J Brown of Paola, Kan., and Floyd and Shirl Brown.
Gabriella was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Dennis Duffett.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Trisomy 18 Foundation, to Alexandra’s House, or to the Richmond United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 1, at the United Methodist Church in Richmond. Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation at 5 p.m., at the church. Burial will be in the Lexington Memory Gardens in Lexington.
Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.