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Nancy King

July 16, 1943 — May 31, 2012

Nancy Sue Metherd King, 68, of Paducah died Thursday at 9 p.m. at Western Baptist Hospital.

Nancy was born July 16, 1943, in Dawson Springs to the late Stanley and Audrey Riordan Metherd. She graduated from Draughon's Business College with an associate's degree and worked for Peoples Bank before becoming a legal secretary for several local attorneys. She also worked as a secretary in the United States Probation Office and retired from the Federal Court System. She was a Kentucky Colonel and was of the Methodist faith.

She was the loving wife of David King and they were married for over 18 years. She is survived by her beloved children, Eda Dawn Eberhardt (Noelle Gandaoli) of Mission Viejo, Calif., and Deanne Logsdon (Marty) of Barlow; stepchildren, Kristin Elizabeth King Page (Alan) of Wahiawa, Hawaii, and David Edward King (Melissa) of Nashville, Tenn.; her siblings, Annette Tanner (Bill) of Metropolis, Ill. and Stan Metherd (Loura) of Dawson Springs. She was devoted to her grandchildren, Harrison and Hamilton Page and Andrew, Emily and Galina Logsdon, and her great-grandchildren, Alexus and Cody Anderson.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Joe Beal officiating. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Project Hope Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960.

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Visitation Details

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 4:00pm, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Service Details

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 6:00am, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Interment Details

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

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