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9:24 am
Mon January 11, 2010

Paducah Philanthropist Myre Dies

Paducah, KY – Philanthropist Jane Myre has died. Mayor Bill Paxton says Myre was generous and loved the community. She donated millions of dollars to the Carson Four Rivers Performing Arts Center which is named after her father, who built a Coca Cola Plant in Paducah in 1939. Myre lived in Paducah her entire life, leaving many residents mourning her passing. The Paducah Sun reports her funeral arrangements have yet to be completed.