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Iris Ransom

Iris Elaine Dennis Ransom, 77, of Paducah, Ky., passed away on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.
Iris was born on June 27, 1945, in Wickliffe, Ky., to Bill and Gladys Dennis. She enjoyed antiquing, gardening and meeting people. She was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by her son, Brian Hightower of Cadiz, Ky.; two sisters, Billie Hammett (Tommy) of Wickliffe and Phyllis Stephens (Lee) of Paducah; and two grandchildren, Megan Hightower and Abigail Hightower.
She was preceded in death by her first husband of 35 years, David Oneal Hightower; her second husband of 25 years, Terry Earl Ransom; one sister, Patsy Marshall; and her parents.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Old Bardwell Cemetery with her son, Brian Hightower, officiating.
There will be no public visitation.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Messenger 9.22.22

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