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Our Heritage

The heritage of Glenn Family Services represents five generations of family commitment.

Since 1903, our family has been called upon to care for the families of Owensboro and Daviess County and the surrounding area.

We’re proud of our heritage.

But it’s not everything.

What’s truly important is what it means to you today.

It means important things – like commitment and experience, integrity and value.

It’s a measure of the confidence you and our community have placed in us, yesterday and today.

It provides the foundation for constant learning, innovation, improvement.

When you get right down to it, it means honoring tradition and respecting change.

If you’re interested in our history, the story of our leadership in service, visit our website at www.glennfuneralhome.com. Click the “A Detailed History” button under “Our Heritage”.

If you’re not particularly, just know that we’ve been doing this a long time only because our friends and neighbors consider us to be exceptionally good at it.

That’s why we’re privileged to be the area’s preferred provider.

And hometown friends you can rely on.


Our Obituaries

Sister Marcella Schrant

June 17, 1926 - September 27, 2021

Sister Marcella Schrant, OSU Sister Marcella Schrant, 95, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Sept. 27, 2021, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 76th year of religious life. She was a native of Walker, Kan. Sister Marcella was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., prior to the merger with Mount Saint Joseph. She exuded hospitality to all she met, loved to travel and shared her excellent...
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Darrell Barnett

March 19, 1964 - September 26, 2021

Darrell Barnett, 57, of Owensboro, passed away September 26, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 19, 1964, in Kirkwood, MO to George and Diane Barnett. Darrell was a graduate of Owensboro High School and worked at Gipe Auto Color. He was a Christian man that loved spending time with his family and taking care of people. His hobbies included golf, cookouts, pool,...
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Roscoe D. Parm, Sr.

March 4, 1946 - September 25, 2021

Roscoe D. Parm Sr, 75, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. The Spencer County native was born March 4, 1946, to the late Robert and Dora Hanley Parm. Roscoe loved helping other people and was a true friend to the community. He was funny, friendly, generous, and always had a smile on his face. Roscoe loved cooking, barbequing, Bingo,...
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Larry Anthony Bishop

December 24, 1948 - September 24, 2021

Larry Anthony Bishop was born into this earthly life December 24, 1948, to the late Durward, Jr. and Mary Margaret (nee Boehmann) Bishop. Larry entered into Eternal Life Friday, September 24, 2021, from his home in Owensboro, totally surrounded in the love of his family and dearest friends. Larry was predeceased by his only grandson, Cody Brahm; and by two brothers, Durward and David. ...
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Evelyn McKee Raines

May 18, 1921 - September 21, 2021

Evelyn McKee Raines passed away September 21, 2021 at her home, 4 months past her 100th birthday. Born in Castalian Springs, TN the daughter of the late Marcus L. and Hattie Bobo McKee, she graduated from David Lipscomb College with a degree in teaching and in 1942 married W. Clarence Raines. Together they built a family, a business, and a commitment to their community. She co-owned Raines Shoe...
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Julie Ann VanDyke Hein

May 17, 1962 - September 21, 2021

Julie Ann VanDyke Hein, 59, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born May 17, 1962, in Louisville to John Thomas VanDyke and Mary Plummer VanDyke. Julie was a graduate of Atherton High School in Louisville, KY. She went on to receive her bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky followed by an incredible career at Fedex for...
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Wilma G. "Dolly" Scott

February 18, 1938 - September 19, 2021

Wilma G. "Dolly" Scott, 83, of Hawesville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. She was born February 18, 1938 in Daviess County to the late Roy and Anna Stone Moore. Dolly had owned and operated the Stone House Restaurant and the Come Back Restaurant and also had worked as a breakfast cook at the Executive Inn for 20 years. She...
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Rebecca Sue Boone

November 17, 1946 - September 19, 2021

Rebecca Sue Boone, 74, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, September 19,2021 at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. She was born in Owensboro to the late Von and Ellen Grace Hoagland Norris. Mrs. Boone was a dedicated homemaker who belonged to Eaton Memorial Baptist Church. She was a devout Christian lady who never met a stranger. Rebecca is survived by her husband of fifty years, Chuck Boone; a...
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Jason C. "Jay" Schartung

June 4, 1974 - September 18, 2021

Jason C. "Jay" Schartung, 47, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Owensboro Health regional Hospital. He was born June 4, 1974 in Daviess County to the late John A., Jr. and Ann Jeanette Logsdon Schartung. Jay was the general manager with Little Caesars Pizza and had been employed with them for 29 years. Many of the employees, which called him "Work Dad" and customers...
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Jean B. Moore

September 19, 1929 - September 18, 2021

Jean B. Moore, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Riverside Care and Rehab in Calhoun, KY. She was born September 19, 1929, in Daviess County, to the late Clarence Hawes Burdette and Elva Glover Burdette. Jean was a retired registered nurse, caring for patients in Tulsa, OK, Detroit, MI, and here in Owensboro. After her retirement she volunteered at the hospital here in...
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Geneva "Pete" Armstrong Priddy

July 8, 1930 - September 17, 2021

Geneva "Pete" Armstrong Priddy, 91, of Owensboro, formerly of Louisville, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 8, 1930 in Trigg County to the late Charles Dennis, Sr. and Maye Tuggle Armstrong. Mrs. Priddy was a member of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville for 30 years and had been co-owner and office manager of the Priddy...
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Leonard "Len" Paden

August 11, 1930 - September 15, 2021

Leonard "Len" Paden, 91, of Owensboro, passed away September 15, 2021, at his home. He was born August 11, 1930, in Watonga, OK, to the late Thomas and Opal Young Paden. Len served 25 years in the U.S. Navy as a Navel Corpsman during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was an extraordinary man. Len recognized as a young man growing up in small town Oklahoma that there was no real future there for him...
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Francis "Frank" Stallings

September 8, 1963 - September 15, 2021

Francis "Frank" Stallings, 58, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville. The Daviess County native was born September 8, 1963, to the late Joseph Victor Stallings, Sr., and Emma Kathleen Stallings. Frank graduated from Owensboro High School (class of 1981) and participated in ROTC. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in...
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Freddie J. "Bobby" Quinn

February 3, 1953 - September 15, 2021

Freddie J. "Bobby" Quinn, 68, of Owensboro, passed away September 15, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 3, 1953 in Daviess Co. to the late Ronald and Eunice Thomas Quinn. Bobby was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and was retired from Kenergy after 40 years of service. He enjoyed horse racing and sports, loved going to his grandson's sporting events and...
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Paula Clark Kaelin

April 19, 1950 - September 15, 2021

Paula Clark Kaelin, 71, of Owensboro, passed away on September 15, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 19, 1950 in Daviess Co. to the late Irvin G., Sr. and Wanda Faye Nance Clark. Paula was retired from the HON Co. and enjoyed reading, bowling, and was an avid U.K. basketball fan. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Irvin G. Clark, Jr. Surviving are her...
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Betty Gail Sims Armendarez

September 15, 2021

Betty Gail Sims Armendarez, 86, of Owensboro, KY died on Wednesday September 15, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was a long-time member of Immaculate Catholic Church. She was devoted to God, Mother Mary, and her faith during her entire life. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, reading, and playing cards with her sisters. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. ...
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Kevin Scott Fenwick

August 24, 1972 - September 14, 2021

Kevin Scott Fenwick, 49, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at his home. He was born in Owensboro to the late Debra James. Kevin was an independent brick layer for many years. He loved spending time in the outdoors, fishing and his dogs. He is survived by his companion, Lisa Ham; two sons, Logan Ramos and Tyler Ramos, both of Virginia; a sister, Stacy Herguth of...
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Dorothy Jewell Himes Trogdlen

September 15, 1921 - September 14, 2021

Dorothy Jewell Himes Trogdlen, 99, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Wellington Parc one day shy of her 100th birthday. She was born September 15, 1921 in Pleasant Ridge to the late Roy and Vera Tucker Himes. Dorothy was a homemaker, seamstress, and loved cooking for her family. She was a charter member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church. She had also worked at General...
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Frederick "Freddy" Mayton III

April 21, 1973 - September 13, 2021

Frederick "Freddy" Mayton III, 48, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born April 21, 1973 to Frederick "Rick" Mayton Jr. and JoEtta Newton. Freddy grew up running all over the country side and racing dirt bikes before he graduated from Apollo High School (class of 1991) where he was in ROTC. He was a free...
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Patricia "Tricia" Jean Monroe

September 15, 1951 - September 13, 2021

Patricia "Tricia" Jean Monroe, age 69, of Owensboro, KY entered her eternal rest in heaven on Monday, September 13, 2021. She died suddenly at home, while she was sleeping. Born Patricia Jean Harris, September 15, 1951, in Mayfield, KY, she was the youngest of five children to the late Charles W. and Frances Wright Harris. She attended Mayfield High School, where she played softball, was a...
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Wilma Goodman

February 16, 1936 - September 11, 2021

Wilma Goodman, 85, of Utica, passed away September 11, 2021, at home. She was born February 16, 1936, in Graham, KY to the late Herbert Hanson and Lila Maxine Tarrants Knight. Wilma was a homemaker and enjoyed dancing and puzzle books. She was also preceded by her first husband, Gustie Alvin Goodman; second husband, Shelly Maurice Ranburger, Sr.; son, Jessie Goodman; daughter, Mary Ann Asbury;...
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Trisha Kay Johnston Patterson

September 30, 1968 - September 10, 2021

Trisha Kay Johnston Patterson, 52, of Owensboro, passed away September 10, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born September 30, 1968, to Paul Johnston and the late Cheryl Hill. Trish graduated from Daviess County High School in 1986, and went on to work at Owensboro Grain, WaxWorks, Kentron, and was a licensed welder for Dana Incorporated. She had a generous heart and was...
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Lillah B. Farmer

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Mrs. Lillah B. Farmer, of Winchester, passed away on March 19, 2020 at Wellington Parc in Owensboro, KY at the age of 97. Born in Hyden, KY, she was a daughter of the late Mitchell C. and Sophia Sutton Begley. Mrs. Farmer graduated from Leslie County High School, attended Carson Newman College and earned a BA from Eastern Kentucky University and a Masters of Library Science from the University...
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Thomas E. Thompson

August 8, 1956 - September 9, 2021

Thomas E. Thompson, 65, of Daviess County, KY, passed away September 9, 2021. He was born August 8, 1956, in Owensboro to the late William and Rose Mary Thompson. Thomas was a general mechanic and worked for Alcoa for over twenty years before retiring. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing sudokus. Thomas loved spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, hiking, cooking, and serving...
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Emlis Eugene Head

January 17, 1924 - September 9, 2021

Emlis Eugene Head, 97, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born January 17, 1924 in Daviess County to the late Joseph Chester and Mary Ruth Westerfield Head. Mr. Head was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and retired from General Electric after 40 years. He was a U. S. Army veteran of...
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Jane Marie (Goins) Washington

July 16, 1971 - September 8, 2021

Jane Marie (Goins) Washington, 50, of Versailles, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at her home. The Owensboro native was born July 16, 1971, to the late William "Bill" Goins and Laura (Frey) Goins. A graduate of Owensboro Catholic High she went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from University of Kentucky and a Master's Degree in Social Work from University of...
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Nicholas "Nick" Waninger

October 22, 1978 - September 8, 2021

Nicholas "Nick" Waninger, 42, of Owensboro, passed away September 8, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 22, 1978, in Owensboro, to Greg and Kennetha Millay Waninger. Nick was of the Catholic faith and a member of Immaculate Parrish. He was an avid UK fan, loved all sports, and had a competitive nature, which drove him to win in every fantasy league he joined or every...
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Allen Oost

June 15, 1931 - September 8, 2021

Allen Oost, 90, of Owensboro, passed away September 8, 2021. He was born June 15, 1931, in Daviess County to the late Vernon and Norma Oost. Allen enjoyed camping, building race cars, stock cars, and drag cars. He was a comedian and knew no enemies. Allen was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Oost; his son, Steven Earl Oost; his son-in-law, Allen Clark; his sister, Juanita Leathem; and...
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Shirley A. Merritt Faught

March 23, 1940 - September 8, 2021

Shirley A. Merritt Faught, 80, of Utica, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at her residence while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born March 23, 1940, in Wichita, Texas, to the late Adam Martin and Joyce Leath. If you ever knew Shirley, she was a very kindhearted person, although sometimes she felt a little spunky and sassy. She loved spending time with her family...
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Julie Katherine Hagan Gilreath

October 1, 1976 - September 7, 2021

Julie Katherine Hagan Gilreath was passionate about her family and her faith in God. Julie passed away September 7th, 2021, in Lexington at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. She was 44 years old; born in Owensboro KY to Jim and Janet Hagan. Julie was a devoted mother who loved watching her boys play sports; her kids were her world. Julie was an avid blood donor who worked at...
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Sean Christopher Storm

December 10, 1970 - September 5, 2021

Sean Christopher Storm, 50, of Lewisport, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born December 10, 1970, in Owensboro, to Terry and Jan Osowicz Storm. Sean was employed at Century Aluminum in the maintenance department for 23 years. He enjoyed riding his Harley and 4-wheelers, spending time with his family and friends, and playing with his dogs. Sean...
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Winona M. "Winnie" Clark

August 20, 1950 - September 3, 2021

Winnie Clark, 71, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born August 20, 1950 in Butler County to the late Herman and Eula Richardson Iler. Winnie was retired from factory work and was also preceded in death by her husband Thomas Clark, a daughter, Christy Renfrow, and a brother John Iler. Surviving are sons, Bill...
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Ruth Snyder Russell

October 14, 1928 - September 3, 2021

Ruth Snyder Russell, 92, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehab. The Petersburg, Indiana native was born October 14, 1928 to the late Hobart and Ida Cannon Cox. Ruth attended business college and worked as a Systems Analyst for Texas Gas until retirement in 1982. She was a member of Good Shepherd Church and the Yellow Banks Ladies Club of Owensboro....
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Janet Wilcox Brandle

March 25, 1967 - August 31, 2021

Janet Wilcox Brandle, 54, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Norton Hospital in Brownsboro, KY. She was born in Valparaiso, Indiana to the late Lyndell and Sandra Rupert Wilcox. In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by a stillborn sister, Sharon Wilcox. Janet worked at the Five Star location on New Hartford Road where she was able to offer her contagious...
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Christine "Chris" Sue Rynerson Schneider

September 25, 1948 - August 30, 2021

Christine "Chris" Sue Rynerson Schneider, loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully August 30, 2021 at the age of 72. Chris was born on September 25, 1948, to the late Arthur "Carl" Rynerson and Vivian "Lorraine" Adkins in Altadena, California. She is survived by her husband, John T. Schneider; sister, Cathy Pearson; daughters and their spouses; Kirsten and Jeff Proulx and Charity and...
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Norma Lee Wilson

July 3, 1940 - August 29, 2021

Norma Lee Wilson, 81, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on August 29, 2021. She was born in Owensboro on July 3, 1940, to the late Jerry Byron and Mary Kathleen Cline Wilson. Norma was a bartender in Owensboro for over 40 years. She worked at Taylor's Tavern and the Owensboro Country Club, among others. After retiring from bartending, she was the house mother for Birthright for 10 years. ...
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Mary Pearl Vollman

June 9, 1931 - August 29, 2021

Mary Pearl Vollman, 90, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on August 29, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Knottsville on June 9, 1931, to the late Joseph Paul and Carrie Lambert Isbill. Mary was a graduate of St. Francis High School and then went to work for GE and MPD for over 40 years before she retired. She and her husband, Bob Vollman, were...
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Carol Jean Adcock Braden

November 14, 1949 - August 29, 2021

Carol Jean Adcock Braden, 71, of Fordsville, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born November 14, 1949 to the late Robert Lee Adcock and Wilma Bruner Adcock Edwards. Carol was a loving mother, Nana, and sister. She loved to cook and make people feel comfortable in her home. Carol had a beautiful spirit and was loved by all who...
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Billy Joe Ratliff

December 22, 1978 - August 28, 2021

Billy Joe Ratliff, 42, of Owensboro, passed away August 28, 2021. He was born December 22, 1978, in Owensboro. Billy Joe was a 1998 graduate of Owensboro High School. He enjoyed running around town in his chair and meeting new people. Billy Joe was an active person with lots of things to fill his time. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, watching U.K. basketball, and visiting Dairy Queen on...
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Patsie Sue Phillips

February 12, 1941 - August 28, 2021

Patsie Sue Phillips, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, August, 28, 2021 at Redbanks Nursing Home in Henderson. Patsie was born in Muhlenberg County February 12, 1941, to the late Estil and Zola Holmes West. Patsie worked at Kentucky Wesleyan College for 2 years, Foust Middle School for 7 years and Estes Elementary School for 25 years, retiring in 2000. Patsie was a member of Garden...
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Nancy Sue Proctor

July 23, 1935 - August 28, 2021

Nancy Sue Proctor, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021, at her home, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 23, 1935, in Henderson, KY to the late William Thurman Pruitt and Marie Etta Masterson Pruitt. Nancy was retired from US Bank where she worked as a teller for many years, and still enjoyed spending time with her friends she made there...
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Doris Ann Basham Millay

October 4, 1948 - August 28, 2021

Doris Ann Basham Millay, 72, of Owensboro, passed into her eternal rest August 28, 2021, with her husband and her daughter by her side. She was born October 4, 1948, in Whitesville, to the late George Stephen and Anna Frances Clark Basham. Doris was an Owensboro Catholic High School alumni and a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. She was a retired employee of the Daviess County Board of...
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Hannah Renai Benningfield Fuller

December 22, 1997 - August 26, 2021

Hannah Renai Benningfield Fuller, 23, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021. She was born December 22, 1997, in Owensboro, to Rob Benningfield Sr. and Stephanie Benningfield. Hannah graduated from Apollo High School in 2016. Many will know her from working for Mendy's Kitchen, and she also spent time working as a hair and makeup artist. She loved baking, cooking, and going hunting,...
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Jeffrey William LaForce

September 12, 1963 - August 26, 2021

Jeff LaForce Jeffrey William LaForce, 57, of Owensboro, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, August 26, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born September 12, 1963 in Gulfport, Mississippi. Jeff worked for GRITS as a driver and loved his co-workers and the people he drove on his route. Jeff loved God and his family and was a member of both Church Alive and Lifeline...
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Lee H. Wilson

July 30, 1944 - August 25, 2021

Lee H. Wilson, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was 77. Born in Woodbury, NJ, a son of the late Joan Mary Hilliard Wilson and Henry Wilson, II, Lee came to Owensboro in 1962 to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College. While at KWC he played basketball and baseball, was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and met his wife of 55 years....
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Russell "Rusty" Abrams

February 3, 1949 - August 25, 2021

Russell "Rusty" Abrams, 72, of Owensboro, passed away August 25, 2021, at his home. He was born February 3, 1949, in Owensboro, to the late Kenley Abrams and Hazel Gilmore. Rusty was a proud Army veteran who served his country during the Vietnam war. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was known as "the beard of knowledge." Along with his parents, Rusty was preceded in death by his wife, Dina...
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John L. Oberst III

February 21, 1951 - August 25, 2021

John L. Oberst III, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 21, 1951 in Daviess Co. to the late John L. Oberst, Jr. and Mariam Gladys Kasey Oberst. John was with Owensboro National Bank for 30 years and then went to South Central Bank where he worked for 11 years before retiring as Vice-President of Commercial...
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Robert Edward "Bob" Anderson

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Robert Edward "Bob" Anderson Sr. entered into another life of sunshine and laughter following a two-year battle with cancer. He died peacefully in his home Nov. 17, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Known for his profound business acumen, Bob had an enormous capacity for adventure and mischief. He loved to be entertained and could always convince people to escape their comfort zones and join...
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Euleen Rector Rickard

October 26, 1922 - August 22, 2021

Euleen Rector Rickard, age 98, died Sunday, August 22, 2021. She enjoyed a long and fruitful life and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born October 26, 1922, in Island, Kentucky to the late Mary Lee Blades and Oscar Nathaniel Rector. On January 3, 1942, she married her high school sweetheart, Alvin Walton Rickard of Sacramento, Kentucky, and followed him...
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Fred L. Bradley

January 7, 1948 - August 22, 2021

Fred Bradley, 73, a Christian, husband, father to two accomplished daughters, and two fine granddaughters, died of cancer on a Sabbath, August 22, 2021. His hobby was work. He'd have three or more to-do lists for family members, the church and parsonage, and finally our house. Most of all he loved gardening, mainly flowers, but also fresh tomatoes, okra, and cucumbers. The flowers he tended...
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Barbara Jo Higdon

January 3, 1950 - August 22, 2021

Barbara Jo Higdon, 71, of Owensboro, passed away August 22, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 3, 1950, in Owensboro to the late Carl "Charlie" and Ada Lee Thompson. She worked in accounting, secretarial work and later as a caregiver. Barbara loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Barbara enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, and...
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Betty Lou Thompson

June 24, 1941 - August 22, 2021

Betty Lou Thompson, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Lexington, KY. She was born in Daviess County to the late William Paul and Clara Anita Howard. Mrs. Thompson was employed with Our Lady of Mercy Hospital for thirty-five years before it merged with what is now Owensboro Health, where she worked until retirement. Betty was a dedicated mother who loved to spend time...
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Michael Joseph Blair Sr.

September 10, 1944 - August 21, 2021

Michael Joseph Blair Sr., 76, of Reed, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born September 10, 1944, in Newman, KY to the late John Phillip Blair and Mary Emma Murphy Blair. Michael was a family man, he enjoyed being with his wife Elsie, and loved to aggravate her every chance he got. He loved being a grandpa to all his grandchildren, and...
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Betty Ann Troutman

July 28, 1932 - August 20, 2021

Betty Ann Troutman, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born July 28, 1932 as one of six children to the late James O. Beane and Mary Louise Sparks Beane. Betty graduated from Owensboro High School (class of 1950). She was a long-time devoted member of First Christian Church and active in the women's ministry....
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Linda T. Harris

September 1, 1940 - August 19, 2021

Linda T. Harris, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born on September 1, 1940 in Daviess Co. to the late Harlan and Wanda Bivin Tichenor. Linda was a retired registered nurse having worked at Owensboro-Daviess Co. Hospital and the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing...
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Harry D. "Jack" Simpson, Jr.

April 16, 1935 - August 18, 2021

Harry D. "Jack" Simpson, Jr., entrepreneur and elder care advocate, passed away August 18, 2021, in Owensboro at Fern Terra under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was 86 years old. Mr. Simpson was born in Owensboro on April 16, 1935, the only child of the late Harry D. Simpson Sr. and Martha Robbie Hipps Simpson. He was a graduate of Owensboro High School where he lettered in...
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John L. Snyder

April 21, 1935 - August 18, 2021

John L. Snyder, 86, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully August 18, 2021, at home. He was born April 21, 1935, in Owensboro to the late Louis "Bud" and Marguerite Davis Snyder. John served both his country and community. He retired as a Lt. Colonel from the Army and Captain of the Owensboro Fire Department. He spent a total of 60 years in these roles with some years served concurrently. John...
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James Thomas "Tommy" Lee

September 30, 1945 - August 18, 2021

James Thomas "Tommy" Lee, 75, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Greenwood, Mississippi native was born September 30, 1945, as one of seven children to the late Ralph and Mary Whitfill Lee. James was a graduate of Owensboro High School (class of 1963). He was a selfless man, always helping other and giving of his time. James and his...
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Kimberly M. Cooper

September 24, 1991 - August 17, 2021

Kimberly "Kyn" Michelle Cooper, 29, passed from this earth from a motor vehicle accident on August 17, 2021 in Hancock County. She was born in Owensboro on September 24, 1991 to Leslie and Teresa Cooper. Kimberly worked at Rocky's and on her down time, enjoyed playing pool. She also loved spending time with her son. Kimberly was preceded in death by her brother, John Matthew Cooper in 2015...
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William "Bill" Hinton, Sr.

June 3, 1950 - August 17, 2021

William "Bill" Hinton Sr. 71, of Owensboro, passed away August 17, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 3, 1950, in Owensboro, KY to the late Jean Kelly and William "Bill" Lee Hinton. Bill was an electrician for Local 1701. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, and old cars. Bill was a man with few words unless you got him talking about cars or electrical work. In...
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Jack Hopkins Tuttle

January 13, 1933 - August 17, 2021

Jack Hopkins Tuttle, 88, of Island, passed away August 17, 2021, while under the care of Hospice. He was born January 13, 1933, in New Albany, IN, to the late Harry and Helen Tuttle. Jack graduated from New Albany High School and went on to further his education at Linotype School and the Owensboro Business College. He was a proud Navy Veteran, serving his country during the Korean War, on the U...
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Jerry Wayne Huff

October 30, 1946 - August 16, 2021

Jerry Wayne Huff, 74, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 30, 1946 in Daviess County to the late Victor Dell and Mary Veda Ashworth Huff. Jerry was retired after 31 years as an electronics teacher at the Owensboro Vocational Technical School. He was a member of Wing Avenue Baptist Church, a 1964 graduate of Daviess...
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Judith "Judy" Nan Evans Roby

July 12, 1942 - August 15, 2021

Judith "Judy" Nan Evans Roby, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday August 15, 2021 at her home. The Daviess County native was born July 12, 1942 to the late George Lee and Nan Louise (Smith) Evans. Judy was a long-time active member of St. Pius X Church where she was very involved especially during the annual picnic. She was a proud graduate of OCHS, class of 1960 and loved her Catholic faith....
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Gordon W. Westerfield

November 27, 1927 - August 15, 2021

Gordon W. Westerfield, 93, of Owensboro, passed away August 15, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, due to complications from COVID-19. He was born November 27, 1927, in Ohio County, to the late Allie and Katie Westerfield. He worked for Colonial Bakery, before working at National Southwire Aluminum where he retired. After his retirement, he served as a security guard for Texas Gas....
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Roger W. Whitler

April 12, 1939 - August 14, 2021

Roger W. Whitler, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Signature Healthcare---Hillcrest. He was born April 12, 1939 in Fordsville to the late Edmond and Gola Rhea Stone Whitler. Roger was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and retired from the Phillip Morris Tobacco Co. in 1993. Roger became a Christian on August 31, 1997 and was baptized on September 7, 1997 by Rev....
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Jude A. Campbell

March 28, 1983 - August 14, 2021

Jude A. Campbell, 38, of Owensboro, passed away August 14, 2021. He was born March 28, 1983, in Owensboro, to Gary Campbell and Kathy Carrico Leonard. Jude was an excellent chef, grill master, and an amateur magician. He loved to make others laugh and was a natural prankster. Jude enjoyed bringing others joy through his wonderful hugs. Jude was a proud father, fantastic son, terrific brother, and...
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Ray Brickner

February 6, 1941 - August 12, 2021

Ray Brickner, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Vanderbilt Health. He was born February 6, 1941, in West Harrison, IN to the late Leo and Minnie Day Brickner. Ray was of the Catholic faith, being parishioner of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church for 23 years. He dearly loved spending time with his grandchildren. Ray enjoyed fishing, going camping, flying his model airplanes,...
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Melvin Cecil Larsen

November 25, 1922 - August 11, 2021

Melvin Cecil Larsen, 98, of Glasgow, Montana and Owensboro, Kentucky, departed this world with his daughter by his side at 11:37 AM, Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at Wellington Parc. He was born November 25, 1922, in Glasgow, MT to the late Nels and Cecilia Damman Larsen. From a young age, Melvin was taught the value of a job well-done, helping care for his parent's gardens, delivering telegrams...
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Brent Edward Nausley

November 26, 1944 - August 11, 2021

Brent Edward Nausley, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Jacksonville, Illinois to the late Merlin Austin Nausley and Helen L. Nausley Van Gunten. Brent was co-owner and operator of Auto Diagnostics and Repair Shop. Throughout his life he enjoyed racing, much of it on dirt tracks. He also enjoyed motorcycles and was...
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Madeline Marie Grayson

August 4, 2021 - August 10, 2021

Madeline Marie Grayson, infant daughter of Colby and Michelle Grayson, passed away August 10, 2021. She was born August 4, 2021, in Lousiville. Madeline was loved and cherished every second she was here and will be forever missed as she plays at the feet of Jesus. She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Harrison Allen Floyd, Charles Petri Jr., Marion and Barbara Sparks; and her...
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Phillip Adam Hall

August 26, 1973 - August 10, 2021

Phillip Adam Hall, 47 of Fordsville passed away Tuesday August 10, 2021. He was born August 26, 1973 in Daviess County. Phillip was of the Baptist faith. He was a loving husband and father, and family was his first priority. Phillip owned and operated PoorBoy Sanitation for 18 years. He enjoyed playing cards with his buddies and selling and trading at flea markets with his family. Phillip...
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Jane Chrisler

June 10, 1934 - August 10, 2021

Jane Chrisler, 87, of Owensboro, passed away August 10, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born June 10, 1934, in Daviess County to the late Geoble and Mable Bartlett. Jane was a devoted member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church in Maceo, where she played the piano for over 20 years. She was an avid quilter and a member of the Owensboro Quilt Guild. Jane volunteered her time...
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Jordan Ray Sumner

March 17, 2000 - August 9, 2021

Jordan Ray Sumner, 21, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, August 9, 2021from injuries suffered in an auto accident. He was born March 17, 2000, in Owensboro, to Ray Sumner and Lori Coomes. Jordan loved to spend time with his family and many friends. He was employed at Waupaca Foundry in Tell City, IN, and on his days off he enjoyed playing X-Box online with his friends. Jordan was passionate about...
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Leslye Lindsey Scott

August 7, 1964 - August 8, 2021

Leslye Lindsey Scott, 57, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born August 7, 1964 in Daviess County. Leslye was an instructional aid at Meadowlands Elementary with the Daviess County School System. She loved her students and they loved her. She was of the Catholic faith and had worked diligently to get the "Angel of...
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Emily H. Holloway

August 7, 2021

Emily H. Holloway, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021, in Cincinnati. The Bloomington, Indiana native was born to the late Milton T. Hall Sr. and Ethel C. Hall. Emily moved to Owensboro at an early age where she graduated from high school. She attended Talladega College in Alabama and received her B.A. degree in Education. It was during World War II...
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Zelda Alberta "Sissy" Ambrose

January 8, 1951 - August 7, 2021

Zelda Alberta "Sissy" Ambrose, 70, of Clarkson, Kentucky passed away Saturday, August 7,2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Livermore, Kentucky to the late Joseph and Dortha M. Miles Minter. Mrs. Ambrose was an excellent cook and spent most her working years at a variety of restaurants, including Gabe's and Jerry's. She was known to crochet many items for churches,...
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Michael Dale Lacefield

February 23, 1992 - August 7, 2021

Michael Dale Lacefield, 29, of Utica, passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital several hours after his father also passed. Born in Owensboro on February 23, 1992 to the late Michael E. and Angela Lacefield, Michael Dale loved wrestling with his brothers, shooting guns, and collecting knives. He was a fun-loving guy with a kind...
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Michael E. Lacefield

January 12, 1956 - August 6, 2021

Michael E. Lacefield, 65, of Utica, went home to his Lord and Savior Friday, August 6, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born January 12, 1956, to the late Samuel and Sue Ella Burris Lacefield as the youngest of eight children. Michael was a hardworking man but also a loving, gentle, and kind-hearted man who loved the Lord and his family. Michael married...
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Mary Jane Hocker

August 5, 2021

Mary Jane Hocker, of Brentwood, Tennessee, formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021. She was born in Frankfort, the fourth child and only daughter of the late Doty Nunley and Valeria Hughes Nunley, and was the apple of her mother's eye. A graduate of Frankfort High School, she was a cheerleader, selected as May Queen of Frankfort High School, played in the marching...
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Robert W. "Bob" Manion

May 14, 1954 - August 5, 2021

Robert W. "Bob" Manion, 67, of Owensboro, passed away August 5, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 14, 1954, in Daviess County to the late Charles and Virginia Manion. Bob was a devoted and active member of HIS Church in Owensboro. He enjoyed golfing, mowing his yard, and spending time with his grandchildren. Bob was witty, loved to joke and make others laugh. Along...
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Barbara Dean Stoops

August 4, 1930 - August 4, 2021

Barbara Dean Stoops, 91, of St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 in St. Petersburg. She was born August 4, 1930 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late J. C. and Willa Mae Parker Hill. Barbara was a member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church where she had served on a number of committees and was retired as a realtor and appraiser for Laswell...
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Johnny Louis Horn

June 7, 1944 - August 4, 2021

Johnny Louis Horn, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at his home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born June 7, 1944 in Daviess County to the late Robert Louis and Artie May Morris Horn. Johnny was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church and was employed at National Aluminum until they closed. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and served during the...
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Amy Michelle Wright

December 3, 1980 - August 3, 2021

Amy Michelle Wright, 40, of Owensboro, passed away August 3, 2021. She was born in Owensboro December 3, 1980, to Ray and Bonnie Wright. Amy was a 1999 graduate of Daviess County High School. She had earned her master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and was working on her PhD of Organizational Leadership at W.K.U. Amy had a compassionate soul and was always putting others ahead of...
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Dorothy M. "Aunt Mac" Johnson

December 6, 1928 - August 3, 2021

Dorothy M. "Aunt Mac" Johnson, 92, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at the home of her daughter while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born December 6, 1928 in Daviess County to the late Charles Leo and Bertha Wimsatt Thompson. Dorothy was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and retired after 43 years with General Electric and M.P.D. She loved to...
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Dyann Paris Manion

July 25, 1952 - August 3, 2021

Dyann Paris Manion, 69, of Owensboro, passed away August 3, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 25, 1952, in Owensboro, to the late Franklin and Melba Paris. Dyann was a woman of faith and a devoted member to HIS Church in Owensboro. She enjoyed tending to her flowers, feeding her birds and ducks, and most of all, being "Maw-Maw" to her grandchildren. She was fun-loving...
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Ralph Lockhart

February 3, 1938 - August 2, 2021

Ralph Lockhart, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021. He was born February 3, 1938, in Boonville, IN to the late Amil and Bessie Lockhart. Ralph was retired from Chevron Oil and from Daviess County Public Schools. He was an active member of First General Baptist Church and served as a Deacon. He also went on several mission trips to the Faith Home Children's Orphanage in...
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Richard D. Blandford

November 4, 1937 - August 2, 2021

Richard D. Blandford, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 4, 1937 in St. Joseph to Richard M. and Eulema Clark Blandford. Richard was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and was retired from Field Packing Company. He was a U. S. Army veteran and enjoyed gardening, keeping a meticulous yard, and...
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Bryce Aaron Leathem

October 22, 2000 - July 31, 2021

Bryce Aaron Leathem, 20, of Owensboro, passed away July 31, 2021. Bryce was born in Louisville on October 22, 2000, to Mickel "Mike" and Tamara Leathem. Bryce loved to hang out with friends, play video games and watch movies. He also loved to fish and travel when he had the opportunity. Bryce loved animals, especially his feline companion named Sky. His family was very important to Bryce, and he...
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Jane Nicely Lewis

May 5, 1928 - July 27, 2021

Jane Nicely Lewis, 93, of Owensboro, passed away July 27, 2021. She was born May 5, 1928, in Daviess County to the late Melvin and Philomena Fischer Nicely. Jane was a graduate of St. Joseph Highschool and attended Webster University in St. Louis, MO. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, where she was on the parish council and school board. Always wanting to be involved in...
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Donald Joseph Hardesty

March 3, 1964 - July 27, 2021

Donald Joseph Hardesty, 57, of Whitesville, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at his home. He was born March 3, 1964, in Union County, to the late Thomas Leslie and Betty Ann O'Nan Hardesty. Donald was currently employed as a diesel mechanic at Ken Shrouds Equipment in Rockport, IN. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, being on his farm, and was known to be able to work on anything and had the...
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William "Todd" Pruden

March 7, 1978 - July 26, 2021

William "Todd" Pruden, 43, of Harker Heights, TX, passed away July 26, 2021. He was born March 7, 1978, in Evansville, IN, to Bill Pruden and Judy Denton. Todd graduated from Apollo High School in 1996 and went on to graduate from the University of Louisville with a degree in communications and was an avid U of L Cardinals fan. He was a Public Affairs Staff Sergeant in the Army Reserve who...
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James Patrick Clark

February 10, 1961 - July 26, 2021

James Patrick Clark, 60, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Heartford House, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born February 10, 1961, in Owensboro, to the late James Albert Weible and Julia Lane Ferguson Clark. James proudly served his country in the United States Army, was a police officer in Spencer County, IN for over 20 years, and was a security...
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Robert Shane Fullerton

March 5, 1981 - July 25, 2021

Robert Shane Fullerton, 40, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 5, 1981 in Chicago. Shane loved cooking at his family's business, Dee's Diner, where he enjoyed seeing people. Shane was a person who never met a stranger. He loved spending time with his family and making people laugh. He was a very gentle soul. He also...
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Jackson Roark

March 19, 2008 - July 24, 2021

Jackson Roark, 13, of Owensboro, passed away July 24, 2021, at home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 19, 2008. Jackson's death has left a superhero sized hole in Owensboro and beyond. He was an amazing kid. Jackson had a razor-sharp wit. He loved 80s music – especially Weird Al. During his thirteen years of life, he managed to read hundreds of books, a number...
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Norman Earl Vaughn

February 22, 1938 - July 21, 2021

Norman Earl Vaughn, 83, of Owensboro, died Wednesday July 21, 2021, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Ohio County native was born in Hartford on February 22, 1938, to the late Willie Henry Vaughn and Nannie Bell Brown Vaughn. Norman retired in 2000 from Dart Polymers. Over the years he worked for several different companies in pneumatic instrumentation including W.R. Grace, Big Rivers...
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Roger D. Kirtley

January 9, 1951 - July 21, 2021

Roger D. Kirtley, 70, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021. The Daviess County native was born January 9, 1951 to the late William and Alberta "Bert" Neal Kirtley. Roger graduated from Daviess County High School (class of 1969) and later served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver for A&R which later...
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Esther Matilde Puram Jansing

February 13, 1937 - 2021

Esther Matilde Puram Jansing passed away peacefully at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky early on Saturday, January 16, 2021. She was 83 years old. Esther was born in New Rochelle, New York, on February 13, 1937, to the late Freda Luise Staiger Puram and the late Krisjan Puram. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Cornell University -New York Hospital...
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Marian Wright Givens

May 26, 1927 - July 20, 2021

Marian Wright Givens, 94, of Davidson, NC, formerly of Owensboro, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, July 20, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 26, 1927, in Owensboro, the daughter of the late George Silas Wright and Hazel Taylor Wright. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Wayland Givens. Outgoing by nature, Marian...
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Elizabeth S. Cavin

October 1, 1924 - July 19, 2021

Elizabeth S. Cavin, 96, formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, while under the care of Kindred Hospice in Mobile, AL. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky October 1, 1924, to the late John Leo Shea and Lucile Clark Shea. Betty graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Kentucky in 1942. She attended the University of Louisville. She enjoyed playing golf...
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Frank L. Chapman, Sr.

July 21, 1952 - July 19, 2021

Frank L. Chapman Sr., 68, of Newburgh, IN, passed away July 19, 2021, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born July 21, 1952, in Chicago, IL, to the late Louis and Catherine Dumelle Chapman. Frank worked as a floor trader for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and then as a grain merchandiser for Consolidated Grain and Barge. After his retirement, he was the founder and owner of...
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