Bonnie Barriger Carrigan
1957 - 2021
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah
120 Memorial Drive
Paducah, KY
Bonnie Barriger Carrigan

Paducah, KY - Bonnie Barriger Carrigan, 63, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 4:40 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021 at Baptist Health Paducah. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on August 3, 1957 to the late Billy Leon Barriger and Betty Holland Barriger. Bonnie graduated from Morehead State University in 1978 with an Associates Degree in Nursing. She was a registered nurse for the Oncology Associates of West Kentucky and Superior Care Home. Bonnie was the first Director of Nursing for the St. Nichlas Family Clinic of Paducah. She enjoyed reading and traveling.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, James D. Carrigan; two daughters, Kellie Lynn Oliver of Paducah, Kentucky and Katie Carrigan of Louisville, Kentucky; son, Tim Carrigan of Lexington, Kentucky; two sisters, Betsy Lindsay of Louisville, Kentucky and Barbara Snyder of Naples, Florida; two brothers, Bob Barriger of Carmel, Indiana and Bill Barriger of Louisville, Kentucky; grandson, Jame Dissell of Paducah, Kentucky and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Tony Raney officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.

Vistitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2167, Lexington, KY 40588.

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Sending love, prayers, and thoughts for all the family. I love all of you all!!! She´s rejoicing with our Betty!!
Jeri Hayes
May 15, 2021
I´m so sorry to hear about your loss. I grew up in Graymoor around the corner from Bonnie when we were kids. She was the first person that was nice to me when I was the "new kid" in 6th grade. She had a generous heart.
Alex Luken (Sandi Eberwein)
May 13, 2021
Heaven gained a wonderful angel! Bonnie was a very caring and compassionate nurse. She will be missed by all family and friends!
Beth Durham
May 11, 2021
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