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Carolyn Richards

June 27, 1932 September 4, 2019
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Carolyn Richards, 87, of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away at 5:30 A.M. Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Carolyn was born in Paducah on June 27, 1932 to William and Mary Payne. She was a member of Broadway Church of Christ and the Kentucky State Retirees. She retired after 30 years with the Kentucky Department of Revenue. She was an avid sports fan, and loved UK Basketball and St. Louis Cardinals Baseball most of all. She could often be found enjoying a meal in G&O Pharmacy.

Ms. Richards is survived by her son, Gary Richards (Mary), of Paducah; her granddaughter, Jessica Richards, of Paducah; and step-granddaughter, Casie Hendon, of Paducah.

Ms. Richards was preceded in death by her parents, William Leslie Payne and Mary Ellen White Payne; her brothers, William Leslie “Bill” Payne and James Elvis Payne.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 6, 2019 at Mt. Kenton Cemetery with Dr. Jeff Wallace officiating. No public visitation is scheduled.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Rd., Paducah, KY 42001.

All arrangements are being handled by the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Homes.

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11:00 AM 9/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Kenton Cemetery

2535 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42001

Mt. Kenton Cemetery
2535 Lone Oak Road Paducah 42001 KY
United States

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Mt. Kenton Cemetery Final Resting Place

2535 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42001

2535 Lone Oak Road Paducah 42001 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

McCracken County Humane Society

4000 Coleman Road
Paducah, KY 42001

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