Joan Raper, 85, of Lexington died Saturday, September 21, 2013, at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
Music was a huge part of Mrs. Raper’s life and she also enjoyed playing bridge.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathy McClain (Terry) of Lexington, Ky.; two grandchildren, Samantha Hatton and Denise McClain, both of Lexington, Ky.; and two great-grandchildren, John and Mason Hatton of Lexington, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Raper; her father, Howard W. Dolph; her mother, Anna Iva McGloughin Dolph, and one sister, Marie Mitchell.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, September 27, 2013, at Roth Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lyman Hutcheson officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Paducah.
Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite humane society.