Frances Gary


Frances "Scooter" Gary, 75, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, formerly of Paducah, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, August 10, 2019, at her home.

She was of the Baptist faith, retired from the Paducah Board of Education and attended West Kentucky Vocational and Technical College, where she received her certification in cosmetology.

She is survived by two daughters, Stephanie D. Travis of Greensboro, North Carolina, and Tonaka Gary of Fredericksburg, Virginia; two sisters, Opal Gary of Lexington and Erma Norris of Paducah; two brothers, Vernon Gary of Paducah and Charles Gary of Chicago; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Leola Denson Gary;

two sons, Barron Gary I and Johnathan Gary; three sisters; and four brothers.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Greater Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Alfred Anderson officiating.

Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Kevil.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Pettus Rowland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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