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Betty Carol (Porterfield) Box

March 28, 1930 ~ June 10, 2017 (age 87)

Betty Carol Porterfield Box, 87, of Paducah passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was born in Visalia, California on March 28, 1930.

Betty was a former co-owner of the Pines Restaurant in Paducah and The Shopper News weekly newspaper.

She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Johnny G. Box; three children, Linda and Jeff Walton of Santa Cruz, CA, Judy and Max Bastani of Paducah, KY, and Shelia and Allan Box of Paducah; one brother, Rex Elwood Porterfield of Springfield, MO; one sister, Carleen Neumeier of St. Charles, MO; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Meryl and Maurice Porterfield; two brothers, John Caswell Porterfield and Maurice Porterfield Jr.

Expressions of sympathy may be made by contributing to the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center at P.O. Box 7100 Paducah, KY 42002.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements. 

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