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Vivian Rose "Cricket" Cox Archey

Vivian Rose “Cricket” Cox Archey, 68, of Greenup, Kentucky passed peacefully June 13, 2020 in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky. Cricket was born August 1, 1951 in Raceland, Kentucky a daughter of the late Thelma Cox.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years Gene E. Archey; one stepdaughter Amy Archey Cron and her mother and father in law “Mom and Dad” Norma and Thurman Archey.

After 20+ years of service, she was sad to retire and leave her Giovanni’s family and special customers, but her health kept her home.

Growing up in Raceland, Kentucky she created many great friendships. She met most of her friends because of her pony “Smokey” who was her best friend.

She is survived by

One sister Janet Peters

Three step grandchildren

Mary, Denise, and JP Cron

One great grandson


Three sister-in-laws

Karen Ford, Robin Callihan, Mendy Archey

Five nieces

Alicia, Kate, Kami, Alexia, and Kyndal

Two nephews

Jason and Mac

Her sweet dog Harley and fluffy cat Stuppie

Her friend and caregiver Annie Smallwood

Lifelong friends Carolyn Tingler, Dallas Lemmings, and Leonard Poff

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in North East Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Greenup, Kentucky. Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at

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