MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. - Joan Piper, 76, of Greenville, Ky passed away Monday, September 9, 2013 at 6:24AM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Piper was born September 15, 1936 in Starke Knox, Indiana. She was a laborer in a factory, and member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Knox, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Monica Locke; and brother James Locke.

Survivors include her husband, Dorise Piper; daughter Cynthia (James) Mayes of Greenville; step-daughter Lana Adcock of Greenville; son Howard (Vickie) Piper of Bristol, IN; grandchildren Brian (Chasity) Piper, Ashley (Allen) Richardson, Mike Piper, and Jennifer (Rich) Taylor; great-grandchildren Seth Gilbert, Haley Piper, Zack Taylor, and Nick Taylor; step-grandchildren Chris Nelson and Kevin Nelson; brothers Joe Locke of Springfield, OH and John Locke of Springport, MI; and sisters Monica Kirk of Cave Creek, AZ and Lorraine Deron of South Bend, IN.

Funeral services will be Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Greg Brooks officiating. Burial in Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

Posted on 2/2/14

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