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Ludene Wilcox

March 13, 1932 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 89)


Ludene Wilcox, age 89 of Paducah, Kentucky formerly of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 10:06 pm on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Bob Martin officiating.

Ludene was a retired telephone operator, having worked for Bell South and Lourdes Hospital and she was a homemaker. She was a life-long member of First Baptist Church in Metropolis and attended Lone Oak First Baptist Church.

Ludene is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Adams of Paducah, KY; son, David Wilcox of Nashville, TN; grandsons, Jacob Adams of Tampa, FL and Jordan Adams of Athens, AL; great grandchildren, Christopher and Mia Gonzalez; brother, James Cozart of Paducah, KY; several nieces and nephews.

Ludene was preceded in death by her parents, Omar and Bessie Mae (Fulgham) Cozart; husband of 63 years, Robert Wilcox; son-in-law, Carl E. Adams; brothers, Kenneth Cozart and Cletus Cozart.

Memorials may be made in Ludene’s name to Mercy Health Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, Kentucky 42002.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com

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Graveside Service
June 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Metropolis Memorial Gardens
2824 North Ave
Metropolis, IL 62960


Mercy Health Hospice
P.O. Box 7100, Paducah KY 42002
Web: https://foundation.mercy.com/paducah.aspx

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