Martha Jane Tapscott, 66, of Paducah passed away at 6:05 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Mrs. Tapscott is survived by her husband, Shelton Melton Tapscott; two sons, Michael Shelton Tapscott of Paducah and David Wayne Tapscott and wife Nikki of Paducah; five grandchildren, Payton Tapscott, Cameron Tapscott, Brooklyn Tapscott, Olivia Tapscott and Allie Tapscott; one sister, Betty Thomas of Paducah; two brothers, Larry Clark of Paducah and James Paul Clark of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Lynn Tapscott; four sisters and four brothers. Her parents were Harry Dewie Clark Sr. and Knoxie Ashley Clark.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. J. Patrick Reynolds officiating. Entombment will follow in Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
The Tapscott family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time of 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003; and to the American Heart Association, Kentucky Region, 240 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222.
You may light a candle of remembrance and leave a message of sympathy at www.milnerandorr.com.