McCracken County Kentucky

300 Clarence Gaines St

Paducah, KY 42003


Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Craig Clymer

Craig Clymer
Judge Executive

Bill Bartleman
First Dist. Com.

Richard Abraham
Second Dist. Com.

Edwin Jones
Third Dist. Com.

Ryan Norman

David Knight

Amanda Melton
County Coroner

Cade Foster
County Attorney

Jamie Huskey
County Clerk

Bill Dunn

Amanda Melton – County Coroner

Contact Information:

McCracken County Courthouse
300 Clarence Gaines Street
Paducah, KY 42003-1700
Phone: (270) 444-4732


Amanda Melton was re-elected to her second term as McCracken County Coroner in November, 2022. She was recently selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Coroner Association.

A Summa Cum Laude graduate of Southern Illinois University, Amanda holds a degree in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service. Upon graduation from SIU, she was named the top mortuary student in the state by the Illinois Funeral Directors Association.

Amanda is a Kentucky licensed funeral director/embalmer in McCracken County, having worked at area funeral homes (Roth Funeral Chapel & Milner & Orr Funeral Homes) for over twenty-five years. In addition, Amanda owns Purchase Area Cemetery Management, which offers specialty services in cemetery oversight, sustainability analysis, and mapping. 

She was named a “Woman of Achievement” by Paducah/River City Business & Professional Women’s Association in 2013.

Before beginning her career in funeral service, Amanda worked as a job coach for the disabled, and after that, in the capacity of mental health tech at Charter Hospital, a long-term residential care center for teens. At the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center, she worked as a nighttime intake coordinator.