Name: Pugh, Joann

Joann Stark Pugh,  86 of Paducah passed away at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab.  Joann was a member of Paducah First Baptist Church and was active as long as health allowed.  She was born on December 6, 1931 to the late Byron Thomas Stark and Mary Berah Holified Stark in Wingo, KY.   She was a 1950 graduate of Tilghman High School and was part of group of friends that had  a sleep over every year for many years.   Joann enjoyed people and had a way of making friends with people that she met.


Surviving is her husband Roy,  whom she married on Thanksgiving day 1953; one daughter, Susan (Kevin) Chaplin, Louisville, Ky; two sons, Kevin (Rita) Pugh, West Paducah and David Pugh of Paducah; five grandchildren, Daniel (Shana) Pugh, Caitlin (Eric) Fleming, Justin Pugh,  Elise Chaplin, and Chloe Chaplin;   six great-grandchildren, Emma, Ward, Annie, and Faith Pugh,  Samuel and Luke Fleming.


Preceding in death were  her parents, and one grandson, Joshua Pugh.


Services will be held at 1:00 p.m.  Thursday, Sepember 13, 2018 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Tommy Tucker officiating.  Burial will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until service time of 1:00 p.m.  at the funeral home.


Expression of sympathy made be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.


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