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LaNora Metheny

June 30, 1945 — July 8, 2022

LaNora Mae Metheny, 77, of Marion, passed away peacefully at Salem Springlake Nursing Home on Friday, July 8, 2022. She was born on June 30, 1945 to LeVon Metheny.

She was a long-time member of Central Baptist Church. LaNora was a former employee of the Crittenden County School District and Crittenden County Hospital. She also used her gifts to care for many little ones and older ones in their homes throughout the county.

She loved to spend time reading her Bible, talking and visiting with friends, traveling and taking care of others.

She is survived by her uncle, John (Elizabeth) Pickens of Mississippi; her aunts, Mary Beth Pickens of Colorado and Sandra Pickens of Idaho and numerous cousins she never forgot growing up with. She also will be dearly missed by her Central Baptist Church family, along with the O’Neal and Linzy families.

Preceding her in death was a special friend, Jim O’Neal; grandparents, Curtis and Maude Pickens and Anna Pickens all of Marion; her mother, LeVon Metheny; her uncles, Curtis Pickens of Minnesota, James (Peggy) Pickens of Missouri, George Pickens of Arizona, Joseph Pickens of Colorado, and David Pickens of Idaho; her aunts Katherine (James) Lemon of Ohio, Elizabeth (Willard) King of Missouri, Louise (James) Cochran of Ohio, Royce Pickens of Marion and a few cousins that were also her childhood friends.

LaNora brought her smile and sunshine to many people. If you would like to celebrate her big heart there will be a graveside service at Mapleview Cemetery on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Donations may be made to Central Baptist Church.
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Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mapleview Cemetery

, Marion, KY 42064

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