Paducah Jun. 03, 1931 | May. 22, 2023
Paducah | Jun. 03, 1931 | May. 22, 2023

Frances Harris Fox, age 91 passed from this life on May 22, 2023 at Mercy Health Lourdes.  


Frances graduated from Heath High School.  She completed nursing training at Baptist Memorial School of Nursing in Memphis and attended Oklahoma Baptist University, where she was campus nurse for two years.


She was of Baptist faith and attended First Baptist Church of Paducah.  Frances enjoyed hobbies of playing Bridge, oil painting and fishing in the Florida surf.


Frances and her husband, Donald were married 62 years.  They have three children, Kathryn Fox of Roanoke, VA, Robin Bishop and husband, Carl of Reidland, KY, and Stephen Fox and wife, Holly of Madison, AL; four grandsons, Justin Moorman of Canoga Park, CA, Major Bryan McDonald, USMC and wife, Mary of Elgin, OK, Nathan Fox of Brooklyn, NY and Joshua Fox of Madison, AL; two great-granddaughters, Anabelle Rose McDonald and Abigail Grace McDonald.


Frances is survived by her husband, children and grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews as well as her sister, Barbara Heath of Mayfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira Harris and Martha Pearl Dowdy Harris; and three brothers, George Harris, Melvin Harris and Wayne Harris.


Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday June 2, 2023 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Russ Wilson and Rev. Jewell Barrett officiating,.  Burial will follow at Harris Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kentucky Baptist Sunrise Children’s Services, 200 Hope Street, P.O.BOX 1429, Mt. Washington, KY 40047 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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Milner and Orr Funeral Homes
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Paducah, KY 42001
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