Farming Rural 10

Joe M Shoulders

July 27, 1936 ~ June 19, 2020 (age 83)


Joe Shoulders 83, of Manitou, KY passed away on Friday June 19, 2020 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY. He was a lifelong farmer and worked in Mine construction. He loved to Ginseng hunt and gardening. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Dixon, KY. He was the son of the late Ott and Betty Shoulders. He was preceded in death by a grandson Isaac Shoulders. Survivors include his wife of 64 years Frances Shoulders of Manitou, KY; 1 son Cliff Shoulders(LaDonna) of Dixon, KY; 1 sister Betty Ruth Osborn of Madisonville, KY; 3 grandchildren Michael Joe Shoulders(Holly), Heather Dawn Riley(Jimmie) and Brandy Michelle Blue(Dylan); several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Monday June 22, 2020 at 3pm at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY. Rev. Kerry Smith and Rev. Jimmie Riley will officiate. Burial will be in Townsend Cemetery in Dixon, KY. Visitation will be from 5pm-8pm on Sunday and from 10am until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Gideon’s International 8865 Nebo Road, Nebo, KY 42441. Online condolences can be made at

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June 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Townsend Funeral Home
140 Hwy 41-A South
Dixon, KY 42409

Funeral Service
June 22, 2020

3:00 PM
Townsend Funeral Home
140 Hwy 41-A South
Dixon, KY 42409

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