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1934 Soon 2020

Soon O'Daniel

May 15, 1934 — September 11, 2020


Soon Annie Ok O’Daniel, 86, of Paducah passed away at 11:02 pm on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center at Mercy Health.

Annie was born in Seoul, South Korea on May 15, 1934 to Min Bong Suk and Yi Ok Yo. She was a homemaker who loved her family and being a mother. She was handy at fixing her own things and she loved gardening and her flowers. She spent countless hours sewing Catholic School uniforms for children in Korea.

She is survived by her loving son, Frank Dean O’Daniel of San Francisco California; one sister, Min Ok Sung; one brother, Min Yu Ki; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville Rhea O’Daniel; two sisters, Min You Soon; Min Bok Sui; and her parents.

A graveside service for Annie is scheduled for 1:00 pm on Tuesday, September, 15, 2020 at Maplelawn Park Cemetery with Rev. Kwang Choi officiating.

Visitation for Annie will be from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm on Tuesday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, September 15, 2020

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Milner & Orr Funeral Home

120 Memorial Dr, Paducah, KY 42001

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

1335 N 13th St, Paducah, KY 42001

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