Lucille Voytas

Lucille Voytas, 84, of Paducah, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. She was surrounded by her loving family and friend when she left this earthly life.

She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church. Lucille was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all that knew her. She enjoyed cooking, canning and Christmas cooking for family. Lucille had a great sense of humor, never met a stranger and loved shopping and traveling.

Survivors include companion and friend of 32 years, Joe Tilley of Paducah; a daughter, Angela Reed and fiancé Daryl Gardner of Paducah; two grandchildren, Lorie Reed of Marion, Illinois, and Julie Reed of Tokyo, Japan; a sister, Gerline (Jim) Goodman of Paducah; a brother, Charles Robert (Paula) Herrington of Calvert City; sister-in-law, Doris Herrington of Paducah; brother-in-law, Dan C. Carden of Paducah; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willaim “Bill” Voytas; parents, Charlie Lee Herrington and Violet Lucille Hale Herrington; son-in-law, Michael Reed; one sister, Zelma Carden; one brother, Pete Herrington; and one nephew, James L. Goodman.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at the Leonard Cemetery in Marshall County with Rev. Jamie Broome officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

Expression of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Kentucky Chapter, 6100 Dutchmans Lane Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205.

Arrangements are with Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

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