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Margaret (Claxton) Pike

October 4, 1923 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 96)


Margaret Pike, 96, Dodson Lane, Madisonville, KY, died Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY of natural causes.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Lamb Funeral Home with Eric Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the funeral home.

A native of Christian County, she was born October 4, 1923, the daughter of the late Andrew Claxton and the late Maggie Roberts Claxton.

She was a homemaker and a member of Hopkinsville Church of Christ. She was a life member of the VFW Auxiliary and a member of the Eagles.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Pike; her son, William Gary Pike; her daughters, Brenda Pike and Linda Pike; her brother, James Claxton; and her step-mother, Marie Boyd Claxton.

Survivors include her sons, Boitnott B. (Jacque) Gentry, Knoxville, TN, Ronald W. (Linda) Gentry, Dawson Springs, KY; her daughter, Mary Ann (Leonard) Willis, Hopkinsville; her sister, Shelby (Joe) Claxton Taylor, Madisonville, KY; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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January 30, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Funeral Service
January 30, 2020

1:00 PM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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