Name: Fulkerson, Linda

Linda J. Fulkerson, 77, of Paducah, KY passed away at 2:10 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Mercy Health Lourdes. She was born in Paducah on October 26, 1942 to the late Noble Truman Taylor and Lula Mae Wilkes Taylor. Linda was retired from the Eye Care Associates of Kentucky. She was a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School and was of the Baptist faith.

Linda is survived by her daughter, Johnna Free of Mayfield, KY; sons, Brandon Cockrel and wife Kathleen of Livingston County, KY, Derek Cockrel of Paducah, KY and Dane Fulkerson of Cailfornia; sister, Brenda Taylor Holmes and husband Randall of Paducah, KY; nine grandchildren, Megan Cockrel, Hunter Cockrel, Spencer Sullivan, Megan Sullivan, Talon Cockrel, Laken (Brent) Madding, Clint Gaines, Cole Gaines and Michaela Shreve; three great grandchildren, Ellie Madding, Easton Madding and Asa Michael Sullivan; nephews, Mark Holmes, Jody Holmes and Scottie Holmes.

She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 40 years, Richard Leslie Fulkerson and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2020 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Brent Madding officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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