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December 7, 1942 — July 31, 2022

Paducah, KY

Mavis J. West, 79, of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at her residence.

Ms. West was a member of Elva Baptist Church. She had worked at Florsheim Shoe Factory and retired from Walmart as a Receiving Manager. She was a member of the Eagles Club and a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary.

Mavis is survived by her two daughters, Terrie Powell (William) of Paducah and Sherry Kellett (Justin) of Paducah; a son, Michael Kellett of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; seven grandchildren, Jerry Rupcke II (Ashley) of Burna, Kentucky, Tonya Rupcke of Paducah, Brandon Kellett of Marshall County, Kelly Bryson of St. Louis, Missouri, Jaclyn Norton (Brandon) of St. Louis, Missouri, Rudy Kellett of Paducah and Audrey Kellett of Murray, Kentucky; seven great-grandchildren, Jayden, Briley, Aaliyah, Brookelyn, Adilynn and Jacelyn, Damon; a sister, Pat McClure of Paducah; a brother, Harry Blankenship of Paducah; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by daughter, Charlotte Kellett; a son, Benji Calhoun; a brother, Jimmy Blankenship. Her parents were, Bennie and Opel Hampton Blankenship.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, August 5, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Bob Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until the service hour of 1:00 pm on Friday, August 5, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

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Friday, August 5, 2022

11:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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