Jo Lena Gipson

March 13, 1932 ~ March 31, 2022 (age 90)


Jo Lena Gipson, 90, of Paducah passed away at 4:59 AM on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at her residence.

Mrs. Gipson was a Cook at the Charter Hospital and Lourdes and she was a member of First Church of Nazarene of Paducah.

She is survived by her son, Alan Gipson (Joseph Johnson) of Orlando, FL; one daughter, Karen Dowell (Bobby) of Paducah; one grandson, Garrett Dowell; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Gipson; two daughters, Rita Browning, Debbie Gipson; one grandson, Kristopher Browning; parents, James Claude and Myrtle Lena (Gamble) Powell.

Funeral services will begin at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 4, 2022 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Jim Boyd officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery in Paducah.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-7100.

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April 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Maplelawn Park Cemetery, Paducah

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