SALEM — Sandra Jo McClanahan Kimsey, 73, of Salem, passed away at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Kimsey was a member of the Post #31 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Marion Eagles Club.
She is survived by her husband, George W. Parketon; one daughter, Janet Sowash of Paducah; one son, Daniel Lee Parketon of Michigan City, IN.; two stepdaughters, Jannett Parker of Sturgis, S.D., and Darlene Voyles of Lake Station, IN.; two stepsons, Tony Parketon of DeMonte, IN., and William Parketon of Balch Springs, Texas; two sisters, Arlene Waldmire of Rochester, Ill., and Karen McClanahan of Springfield, Ill.; three brothers, Willard McClanahan, Monte McClanahan and Ace McClanahan, all of Springfield, Ill.; fifteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Kimsey was preceded in death by four sisters. Her parents were Willard Douglas McClanahan Sr. and Janette Carrie Collins McClanahan.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Wayne Carter officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2013, at the funeral home.