Florence Tracz, 80, of Paducah died at 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at her home.
She was a native of Graves County, a member of Heartland Worship Center, a homemaker, and a member of Ladies Auxiliary V.F.W. in Chicago.
She is survived by her husband, Walter “Ted” Tracz; one daughter, Vicky Reynolds of Paducah; two stepdaughters, Barbara Cheffer of Dixon, Ill., and Toni Zulaski of Chicago; one son, Ronald Poat of Plano, Ill.; one sister, Barbara O. Staley of West Paducah; one brother, Willie Isaac Owen of Greenville, Ill.; five grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; five stepgreat-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Ricky Dublin; one grandchild, and one stepson. Her parents were Willie Isaac Owen and Gladys Myers Owen.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Lone Oak Chapel Milner & Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Hatcher officiating.
Entombment will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 11 a.m. Friday.
Expression of sympathy may be made to America Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.