Omega Tunis, 92, of Paducah passed away at 2:40 A.M. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Superior Care Home.
Mrs. Tunis was a retired secretary of 39 years for the Pipe-fitters, Local 184. She was a member of Oaklawn Baptist Church and attended Oaks Church of God, a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and was a Dutchess of Paducah.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Betty Tunis of Mesa, Arizona; six nephews, Roy F. Darnell (Jane) of Marshall County, Jimmie Lamb of Indianapolis, Ind., Sherman Kirksey (Norma) of Graves County, Michael Rhew of Paducah, Phillip Rhew (Mary Ann) of Paducah, Lindell Kirksey of Kansas; two nieces, Treva Glidewell (Bill) of Melbourne, Fla., and Clora Don Doom of Paducah.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Lamb; mother, Annie Allcock Lamb; son, Terry Tunis; husband, Marvin Tunis; brothers, Cratis Lamb, Morris Lamb, and Clint Lamb; sisters, Ira Rhew, Cleo Lawrence, Marie Kirksey, and Mary Darnell; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Bro. Richard Dobbs officiating. Burial will follow at Herzog Cemetery in Paducah.
Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until service time on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations made to The Gideons International, Paducah South Camp, P.O. Box 3232, Paducah, KY 42002-3232.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.hughesfuneral.com.