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Mary Lou Rankin
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Obituary for Mary Lou Rankin

Mary Lou Shaw Rankin, 70, widow of Melvin Rankin, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center, Lexington, KY.
A native of Bourbon County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Robert Shaw and Beulah Gilvin Shaw. She was a housewife and a member of the Ruddles Mill United Methodist Church.
She is survived by three children, James A. Rankin, Lora Dee (Raymond) Rice and Darla Jo (Roger) Kehn; four grandchildren, M.C. Rice, Robert T. (Sylvia) Rice, Sawyer Kehn and Shyann Kehn; two great grandchildren, Haylee B. Rice and Harlynn Dee Rice.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Shaw, a twin sister, Dorothy Sue and two other infant sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Monday, January 22, 2018 at Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Bobby Stone. Burial will be in the Millersburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Ronald Shaw, Donald Shaw, Timothy Rankin, Roger Kehn, Shane McCoy and Greg Haskins.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brenda Smits, Linda Garrison, Belle Strausbaugh, Linda Snapp, Nancy Rankin, Robin Pratt, Russell Dray, Jr. and Robert Earl Kenney, Sr.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361





1:00 PM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361

Cemetery Details


Millersburg Cemetery

Trigg St.
Millersburg, KY 40348


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