Strickland, Katheryn

Katheryn Ann Strickland, 82, was born in Metropolis, IL the daughter of Loren and Alice Ashley Kotter on October 23, 1937 and departed this life on May 14, 2020 at Metropolis Nursing and Rehab.

She was united in marriage to her loving husband, Tommy Strickland on December 1, 1956. He preceded her in death July 16, 2003.

Katheryn and her mother owned Pants Shack and she worked retail all of her life. She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to all. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Katheryn is survived by her loving daughter and caretaker, LeeAnn Evans of Metropolis; granddaughter, Mandy Evans of California; two great-grandsons, Chase and Chanse Woods; their special great-aunt, Debra Massie of FL; one brother, Dick (Shirley) Kotter of Brookport; one sister, Tina (Charlie) Peebles of Metropolis; and many nieces and nephews.

Katheryn was preceded in death by her parents, Loren and Alice Kotter, and her husband, Tommy Strickland.

Due to the current health and safety directives the services will be private.

The family would like to say a special thanks Metropolis Nursing and Rehab for the care they provided.

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Lourdes Mercy Health Hospice at 911 Joe Clifton Dr, Paducah, KY 42001 or to Happy Hearts Senior Citizens Center at 711 Market St, Metropolis, IL 62960.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

Published 12:00 AM, Thursday May. 14, 2020
Updated 02:35 PM, Thursday May. 14, 2020

Lindsey Funeral Home

Lindsey Funeral Home

226 N. 4th Street

Paducah, KY 42001

Serving Paducah since 1915

Located in downtown Paducah, 1 block north of US Bank