Joan Sutherland Crittendon, age 69 of Paducah, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at her residence. She was born the daughter of the late Martin Eugene Sutherland and the late Gladys Haymes Sutherland. She retired from Cracker Barrell after thirty years of service. She was a member of Maxon Christian Church where she had served as song leader and board member.
Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home in Paducah with Billy Weaver officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the memorial hour at the funeral home. Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her sons: James W. Crittendon III (Hannah) of Kevil, Jerry D. Crittendon (Rebecca) of Calvert City, Martin Crittendon of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Brandon Crittendon of West Paducah; her daughters: Sharolette Pierce (Jeff) of Paducah, Dana Crittendon-Paul (Julian) of Paducah, and Leann Crittendon of Tampa, Florida; her brother: Jerry Crute (Pat) of Merritt Island, Florida; her sister: Molly Hayden of Paducah, her seventeen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: James W. Crittendon, Jr.; her son: Buster Wayne Crittendon; and her brother: Bob Sutherland.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Maxon Christian Church, P.O. Box 249, West Paducah, KY 42086.