May 10, 1952 ~ October 18, 2023
Debra “Debbie” Cade Duffy passed away peacefully at her home on October 18, 2023 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Debbie was 71 years old. She was born May 10, 1952 in Magnolia, Mississippi to Acie “Cat” Cade and Bernice Tidwell Cade. She was a long-time resident of Livingston, Louisiana and a graduate of Doyle High School. She was married to her husband, Danny “Duke” Duffy, who preceded her in death, for 45 years. They had two children, Danny Paul Duffy and Danita Hope Duffy. They also helped raise her cousin, Donna Tidwell Manalli.
Debbie enjoyed working in her yard, hosting family gatherings, spending weekends at the camp and traveling with her friends and family. She was a retiree of the Livingston Parish School Board. The pride and joy of Debbie’s life, was her granddaughter, Presley Duffy, whom she spoiled rotten.
Debbie is survived by her children, Danny Paul Duffy and Danita Hope Duffy; granddaughter, Presley Danay Duffy; mother, Bernice Tidwell Cade and brother, Bobby Cade. She is preceded in death by her husband, Danny “Duke” Duffy; father, Acie “Cat” Cade; brother, Don Cade; cousin, Donna Tidwell Manalli; aunt, Clynese Tidwell Phillips; mother-in-law, Pauline Lard Duffy; father-in-law, Bill Duffy; sister-in-laws, Tracy Duffy Sharp and Paula Duffy Wascom.
A memorial will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Livingston, Louisiana on Sunday, October 22, 2023. Friends and family are invited to visitation beginning at 11:00am and services at 2:00pm. A burial will follow at Gateway Gardens Cemetery. Pallbearers are Cory Cade, Chase Cade, David Cade, Tyren Fairburn, Chad Wascom and Brad Sharp. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Stewart and Kenny Tidwell.