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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

Christopher Michael Goldman

September 17, 1980 - December 14, 2018

Christopher Michael Goldman, 38, of Owensboro, passed away December 14, 2018. He was born September 17, 1980. Chris was a 1999 graduate of South Spencer High School. He loved spending time with his children. Chris was a Marine and Army Veteran and served in food service operation. He loved to cook and enjoyed reading science fiction and had a large collection of both books and movies. ...
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Sister Emma Cecilia Busam

July 27, 1921 - December 14, 2018

Sister Emma Cecilia Busam, 97, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 75th year of religious life. She was a native of Owensboro. Sister Emma Cecilia was an accomplished teacher and artist who took great interest in her students. She later became an expert archivist, both for her community and the Diocese of Owensboro. An educator...
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Margie Maglinger

April 8, 1955 - December 12, 2018

Margie Maglinger, 63, of Owensboro, passed away December 12, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Margie was born in Daviess County, on April 8, 1955, to the late Richard and Edith Alvey Hurm. She loved all animals, enjoyed gardening, camping and fishing, listening to music, and ceramics. Margie was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and enjoyed going to the picnics there. ...
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James "Jim" Poteat

May 5, 1949 - December 12, 2018

James "Jim" William Poteat, 69, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born in Thomaston, GA on May 5, 1949, Jim was the son of the late James Pierce and Lucy Josephine Poteat and was retired from Century Aluminum where he was an Environmental Engineer. Jim was a very caring, compassionate man -- a kind, generous and gentle soul. He...
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Genevieve Stelmach

February 23, 1919 - December 11, 2018

Genevieve Stelmach, age 99, of Maple Mount, KY passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Genevieve was born on February 23, 1919 in Lipnica Gorna, Poland to the late Jan and Maria (Plewa) Wnek and was educated in Poland. During World War II, Germany took Polish citizens to work on farms in Austria which was occupied by Germany. From 1940 until 1945...
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Julia Ann Parker

April 1, 1940 - December 11, 2018

Julia Ann "Judy" Parker, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 1, 1940 in Elsworth, Illinois, was a homemaker, and was a very important part of their family business. Judy was of the Baptist faith and was a wonderful mother and grandmother and enjoyed cooking for her family. She was preceded in death by her parents...
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Richard Lamar "Larry" Riney Jr.

June 17, 1931 - December 9, 2018

Richard Lamar "Larry" Riney Jr., 87, of Owensboro, passed away December 9, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Larry was born in Daviess County on June 17, 1931, to the late Richard Lamar Riney Sr. and Mary Ozetta Hayden Riney. He retired after a long career with the State of Kentucky Department of Highways where he was a certified professional engineer. Larry was involved in either...
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Catherine Marie Beaven

May 7, 1931 - December 9, 2018

Catherine Marie Beaven, 87, of Owensboro passed away peacefully Sunday, December 9, 2018 at her home. She was born May 7, 1931 in Breckinridge County to the late Ed and Margaret Henning. After graduating high school, she moved to Owensboro where she worked for General Electric (later MPD), retiring after 40 years of service. She loved travelling with her husband to stock car races all over the...
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Bettye S. Brigance

June 7, 1942 - December 8, 2018

Bettye S. Brigance, 76, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Brigance was born June 7, 1942 in Ohio County to the late Frank and Birdie Neal James. Bettye was formerly employed at Beaver Dam Healthcare Manor. She loved shopping and going to flea markets as well as country music especially Charlie Pride. Bettye had a great sense of humor...
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Barbara Sue Whitaker

February 22, 1947 - December 8, 2018

Barbara Sue Whitaker, 71 of Graham, KY passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born February 22, 1947 to the late Oscar Whitaker, Sr. and Freda Burden Whitaker. Barbara loved to dance, she enjoyed playing bingo, and also enjoyed listening to Elvis and other 60's music. She loved her husband and her dog, Elvis and especially loved her grandchildren....
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Patsy D. Stroud

October 19, 1936 - December 7, 2018

Patsy D. Stroud, 82, of Owensboro passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Stroud was born October 19, 1936 in Centertown. Patsy grew up and attended school in Centertown with her future husband, Bob Stroud. She was a long-standing member of Third Baptist Church. Patsy was a very selfless and outgoing person who earned the nickname "the Energizer Bunny"...
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Joan Humphrey Thompson

September 1, 1931 - December 7, 2018

Joan Humphrey Thompson, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Riverside Care and Rehabilitation Center. Born in McLean County on September 1, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Carter and Maurine Troutman Humphrey, married George W. Thompson in 1950, and moved to Owensboro when George was employed with Texas Gas Transmission Corporation. Mrs. Thompson was a charter...
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Jesse James Webb

May 12, 1937 - December 6, 2018

Jesse James Webb, 81 of Owensboro passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 12, 1937 in Winifrede, WV to the late Melvin and Nancy Stone Webb. Jesse was a wonderful father, husband, and friend. He was a Christian and was the kindest, most thoughtful, and selfless person always putting others before himself. Jesse loved playing video games,...
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H. Lee Kincaid, Jr.

June 17, 1952 - December 5, 2018

H. Lee Kincaid, Jr., 66, of Owensboro, passed away on December 5, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with his family and close friends at his side, following a long illness with pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Owensboro on June 17, 1952 to the late Hilton Lee Kincaid, Sr. and Margaret Thomas Kincaid, Lee graduated from Daviess County High School in 1970 and earned his Bachelor of Science...
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Freida Beck Ross

December 12, 1930 - December 4, 2018

Freida Beck Ross, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Muhlenberg County to the late Henry and Lorena Welborn Beck. Mrs. Ross was a 1948 graduate of Drakesboro High School. She began her career at General Electric/MPD in 1950 and retired after forty-three years of service. Freida was a long-time and active member...
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Terisa E. Schroader

October 24, 1960 - December 2, 2018

Terisa E. Schroader, 58, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Miss Schroader was born October 24, 1960 in Daviess County to the late Odis and Marie Schroader. Miss Schroader was also preceded in death by her brother Danny Schroader in 1970. Survivors include her sisters, Donna Falloway of Owensboro, Joyce Twist (Joe) of Springdale,...
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Cora Mae Tucker

June 7, 1934 - December 2, 2018

Cora Mae Tucker, 84, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Owensboro Center. She was born June 7, 1934 in Daviess Co. to the late William Arthur and Anna Mae Clark Foster. Cora was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church. She had worked at General Electric at one time for several years. She loved spending time with her family, especially her two grandsons and...
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Don Oliver Bronn

July 31, 1953 - November 29, 2018

Don Oliver Bronn, 65, of Owensboro, passed away November 29, 2018, at his home. He was born in Milwaukee, WI on July 31, 1953 to Oliver J. and Ruth M. Parker Bronn. Don graduated from Eastern High School in Middletown, KY and Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY. He worked at Kroger in various positions and retired on the same date as he started 33 years before. Don had a great...
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Nona Lucille Trader

October 16, 1931 - November 28, 2018

Nona L. Trader, beloved wife of Alvin Trader, who preceded her in death, passed away November 28, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital at the age of 87. She was born October 16, 1931 in Cloverport, KY to the late Libby and Flora Cole. Nona was a Corporate Secretary for Continental Land and Fur Company. She loved life and was a bold, feisty woman. She loved to bake, sew, knit, play games...
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Ruth Stroud Brigance

July 11, 1927 - November 27, 2018

Ruth Stroud Brigance, 91, formerly of Owensboro, passed away November 27, 2018 in Florida. She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Powers and Sheila Hagan. Services are private. Care has been entrusted to Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
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Roxie Mae Cunningham

February 26, 1931 - November 27, 2018

Roxie Mae Cunningham, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at her home. She was born February 26, 1931 in Muhlenburg Co. to the late Gus and Ada Miller. Roxie was a member of Crosspointe Baptist Church and had been an active member of the church for many years. She loved raising flowers and always had a "Green Thumb". She enjoyed sewing, camping, and cooking. She also...
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Becky "Grandmother" Aud

January 5, 1945 - November 27, 2018

Becky "Grandmother" Aud, 73, of Utica passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2018 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born in Ohio County on January 5, 1945, Becky was the daughter of the late Urey B. Arnold and Myrl Jeannette Richeson Arnold Howard. She retired from the Diocese of Owensboro where she worked for 30 years as librarian and bookkeeper at St. Pius Tenth Catholic Church. Becky...
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Kathleen Ann Goetz

August 4, 1948 - November 26, 2018

Kathleen Ann Goetz, 70, of Rockport, formerly of Owensboro, passed away November 26, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Kokomo, IN on August 4, 1948 to the late Glen and Patsy Weidner. Kathy was a 1967 graduate of Kokomo High School. She earned her associates degree from Owensboro Business College. Kathy enjoyed gardening, working in the yard and going to the beach. ...
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Martin Eugene Knott

March 20, 1926 - November 26, 2018

Martin Eugene Knott, 92, of Owensboro, passed away November 26, 2018, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Martin was one of twelve children, born in Daviess County on March 20, 1926, to the late Proctor and Mary Florence Knott. He grew up in Browns Valley and in 1944 went to work at the age of seventeen for Modern Welding Company. Martin worked at...
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Mary Doris Pierce

December 7, 1949 - November 24, 2018

Mary "Doris" Pierce, 68 of Owensboro passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Signature Health Care. She was born December 7, 1949 to the late Boyd and Louise Stites. Mary was a member of Old Panther Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, making color felt posters, and playing Yatzee. She was preceded in death by her 2 sisters, Pearl Filback and Helen Westerfield; her 3 brothers,...
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Virginia Lee Burden

January 30, 1930 - November 23, 2018

Virginia Lee Burden, 88, of Owensboro passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at Ohio County Hospital. Mrs. Burden was born January 30, 1930 in Muhlenberg County to the late Clarence E. Harrison and Velva Napier Harrison. Virginia was a member of Owensboro Christian Church and retired from National Linen Service as a Supervisor. She was also a member of the VFW and the Fraternal Order of Eagles (F...
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Brett K. Frederick

February 27, 1965 - November 22, 2018

Brett K. Frederick, 53, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Frederick was born February 27, 1965 in Florence, Alabama to Billy and Susan Frederick. Brett began playing and excelling at golf at an early age. He played varsity at OHS for six years winning the Big Eight Conference as an 8th grader and the regional as a junior. Brett...
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Robert Singleton Blackstock, Jr.

October 15, 1923 - November 20, 2018

Robert Singleton Blackstock, Jr., 95, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Danville, Virginia to the late Robert Singleton Blackstock, Sr. and Jessie Garrett Blackstock. Mr. Blackstock was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the European Theatre of Operations under Gen. George S. Patton. He worked for...
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Colton James Dennis

November 19, 2018 - November 19, 2018

Colton James Dennis was born and passed away November 19, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. His parents, Robert Dennis and Jamie Mortis; sister, Aria Dennis; brothers, Sam, Greyson and Hunter Dennis; grandmother, Jennifer Baize; grandfather, Bobby Dennis; and great-grandpa, Robert Dennis were eager for his arrival and appreciate your support. Little Baby who was not to be, You...
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Toni Greer Henderson

April 21, 1967 - November 19, 2018

Toni Greer Henderson, 51 of Centertown, KY passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at Heartford House after a short illness. She was born April 21, 1967 in Louisville, KY to Wayne and Donna Greer. Toni was a graduate of Daviess County High School. She also graduated from Owensboro Technical College as a Certified Surgical Technician which translated into 22 years of experience. Toni was a...
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Sandra I "Sandy" Johnson

January 8, 1945 - November 19, 2018

Sandra I. "Sandy" Johnson, 73, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 8, 1945 in Parkersburg, W. VA to the late Brady N. and Thelma L Davis Terrell. Sandy was a homemaker and member of Christ Community Church. She had been involved with the Welcome Wagon Club, was a former Jayceette, and an avid fan of Ohio State...
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Betty Lou Maddox Martin

June 10, 1935 - November 18, 2018

Betty Lou Maddox Martin, 83, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Martin was born June 10, 1935 in Ohio County to the late Arthur Lee Maddox and Paradine Oliver Maddox. Betty grew up as the youngest child and only girl in a family with seven brothers which made her a very self-confident and determined person. She retired from GE and later...
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John "Johnny" Byrne

October 7, 1950 - November 17, 2018

John "Johnny" Robert Byrne, 68, of Owensboro, passed away November 17, 2018, at Twin Rivers Nursing Home. Johnny was born in Union County on October 7, 1950, to the late James Norman (O'Pa) Byrne and Melissa Carolyn Berry Byrne. Johnny retired from AT&T, formerly Bell South, after being with the company for over 30 years. Following his retirement, he found an unexpected dream job driving...
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Mary Patricia "Patsy" Greenwell

November 28, 1945 - November 16, 2018

Mary Patricia "Patsy" Greenwell, 72, of Owensboro, formerly of Sorgho, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 28, 1945 in Daviess County to the late Tom and Maudie Greenwell. Patsy was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and was the oldest of 11 children. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Greenwell on June 21,...
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Eupha Lee Philpot

October 14, 1918 - November 16, 2018

Eupha Lee Philpot, 100, of Philpot, passed away November 16, 2018, at her residence in One Park Place. Eupha was born in Daviess County on October 14, 1918, to the late Chesley and Mattie Burgess Dunn. She was a member of Providence United Methodist Church for many years and taught Sunday School class. Eupha also loved to cook for her friends and her family. She also was preceded in...
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Matthew T. Lawrence

January 20, 1983 - November 15, 2018

Matthew T. Lawrence, 35, of Owensboro, passed away November 15, 2018. He was born January 20, 1983 in Owensboro to Randy Lawrence and Karen Ross Danhauer. Matthew graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 2002 and was employed by Toyota Manufacturing in Princeton. He was always interested in the next best thing when it came to electronics and gadgets. He also enjoyed cars, and...
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Marie "Mama Ree" Coons Bell

January 28, 1925 - November 15, 2018

Marie "Mama Ree" Coons Bell, 93, of Maceo, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at her home. She was born January 28, 1925 in Daviess Co. to the late John W. and Anna Lewis Stinnett Coons. Marie had been a longtime member of Yelvington Baptist Church for most of her life and was currently a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. She retired from Westinghouse Electric Corporation in...
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Anna "Darby" Roberts Honeycutt

September 16, 1922 - November 15, 2018

Anna "Darby" Roberts Honeycutt, 96, of Owensboro, passed away November 15, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County on September 16, 1922 to the late Dewey and Carrie Spencer Roberts. Darby loved her family. She enjoyed fishing, spending time with her grandchildren and hosting Christmas. Darby was a strong-willed, independent and hard-working woman. She...
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Thelma "Lorene" Whitmer

April 24, 1928 - November 15, 2018

Thelma "Lorene" Whitmer, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Guy Henry and Grace Dexter Stephens Taylor. Mrs. Whitmer grew up in Pulaski County and moved to Daviess County after she married. She attended Lindsey Wilson College and completed her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in...
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Mary Edna Riney

October 25, 1926 - November 15, 2018

Mrs. Mary Edna Riney, 92, of Owensboro, passed away November 15, 2018, at the Carmel Home. Mary was born in Daviess County on October 25, 1926, to the late Henry Ignatious and Mary Vowels Russell. She was a devout Catholic and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, where she was a charter member and a teacher for many years. Mary was very artistic, she loved to paint and create...
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Margaret Jane Skelton

February 14, 1937 - November 13, 2018

Margaret Jane Higdon Skelton, 81, of Taylorsville, formerly of Knottsville, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. She was born February 14, 1937 in Livermore to the late Gus and Janie Aud Higdon. Margaret was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was an avid supporter of the Disabled American Veterans and fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. ...
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Anna Lee Dockery

July 28, 1942 - November 13, 2018

Anna Lee Lane Dockery, 76, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at her home. She was a kind soul who will be dearly missed. She was born July 28, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to the late William Franklin and Odessa Powers Lane. Anna Lee was retired from Owensboro-Daviess Co. Hospital after nearly 40 years having worked in the laundry. Anna Lee was an avid sports fan who...
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Joyce Marie Christian

January 4, 1927 - November 12, 2018

Joyce Marie Christian, 91, of Owensboro passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Christian was born January 4, 1927 in Milwaukee, WI to the late Frank John Hajek and Stephanie Stranz Hajek. Joyce had previously owned an antique shop and was the owner of Morning Star gift shop. She loved to paint and was a very avid reader. Joyce was a member of the Art...
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Gary Phillip Noel

September 2, 1945 - November 11, 2018

Gary Phillip Noel, beloved husband, father, and friend, passed peacefully at the age of 73 with his family by his side in Owensboro, Kentucky, on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Gary has entered his eternal reward with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Gary was born on September 2, 1945 in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Shelby Noel and Margaret Lewis. Gary grew up in Quincy, Illinois, where he graduated...
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Charles Richard Cornelius

August 18, 1949 - November 11, 2018

Charles Richard Cornelius, 69, of Owensboro went to join his heavenly family Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born August 18, 1949 in Russellville, KY to the late Charles Harrison and Beatrice Juanita Cornelius. Charles attended Owensboro Schools and was a graduate of Brescia University. He was preceded in death by his first wife,...
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Joseph Angela Boone

September 20, 1928 - November 11, 2018

Maple Mount — Sister Joseph Angela Boone, 90, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 71st year of religious life. She was a native of New Haven. Sister Joseph Angela was a teacher for 19 years, serving at Sts. Joseph and Paul School, Owensboro (1949-51, 1959-61), in Louisville and as a math professor at Brescia College (1963-70),...
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James Franklin Harrison Johnson

July 6, 1928 - November 11, 2018

James Franklin Harrison Johnson, died November 11,2018 (Veterans Day) at age 90. He was a geologist, a man of nature - a farmer, an artist and a poet. He was wise, clever and full of love, but he liked to keep it simple so, we'll keep it short. He was raised in Frankfort, KY with five siblings; Benjamin P. Johnson, Mary J. Grayson, Ruth J. Goin, Louis M. Johnson and William M. Johnson by their...
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Roger Dale Bickett

January 23, 1950 - November 10, 2018

Roger Dale Bickett, 68, of Hawesville, passed away November 10, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Roger was born at the family home in Roseville, KY on January 23, 1950 to the late Cleophas and Etta Myrl Corley Bickett. He also lived in Lexington and Louisville before moving back to Hancock County where he worked as an electrician at Aleris from 1980 till 2018 when he retired. Roger...
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Patsy J. McCormick

June 5, 1938 - November 8, 2018

Pat J. McCormick, 80, of Utica passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. McCormick was born June 5, 1938 in Yelvington to the late Gilmore "Dottie" Pulliam and Madeline Howard Pulliam. After her college education, Pat worked at City Hall in Human Resources and then as a real estate agent from which she retired. She enjoyed living and working on the farm....
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Bevarly Truman "B.T." Atherton

December 24, 1933 - November 8, 2018

Bevarly Truman (B.T.) Atherton, age 84, of Owensboro, Kentucky, died on November 8, 2018. Known for his community involvement, kindness, generosity, and, later in life, his wickedly funny and often irreverent sense of humor, he was well-liked in life and will be remembered fondly in death. Mr. Atherton was born in McLean County, Kentucky, on Christmas Eve, 1933, the second and last child,...
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J. Ann Owen

June 1, 1939 - November 7, 2018

J. Ann Beeler Owen, 79, was welcomed to heaven by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at her home. She had many favorite scriptures, but one of her favorites was John 14:2, "In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you." Born June 1, 1939 in Spencer County, IN, she was the daughter of the late J....
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Glenn Carpenter

July 19, 1934 - November 7, 2018

Glenn Carpenter 84, of Maceo, KY was called to his heavenly home, November 7, 2018, from his earthly home with his wife and son at his bedside. He was born July 19,1934 to the late John and Rosie Carpenter. Glenn was a member of the Grandview Church of the Nazarene in Grandview, IN. Over the years, he served in the Nazarene church and won the Kentucky District Sunday School Superintendent of the...
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Frederick J. Boarman

January 27, 1947 - November 6, 2018

Frederick J. Boarman, 71, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Boarman was born January 27, 1947 in Owensboro to the late Xavier Boarman and Lillian Leek Boarman. Fred had a great voice and was employed as a Disc Jockey in broadcasting for many years. He was a very generous and kind person who would often give away his own basic necessities. Fred could play...
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Robert E. "Bob" Lyons

July 18, 1946 - November 6, 2018

Robert E. "Bob" Lyons, 72, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Lyons was born July 18, 1946 in Daviess County to the late Robert E. Lyons and Emogene Rice. Bob graduated from OHS in 1964 and attended Kentucky Wesleyan College. He worked for UPS and then obtained his real estate license in 1978. For the next 40 years, Bob served many...
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Winnie Johnson Blackburn

December 18, 1922 - November 6, 2018

Winnie Johnson Blackburn, 95, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born in Ohio County on December 18, 1922, Mrs. Blackburn was the daughter of the late Lee and Ethel Havener Johnson; was retired from Daviess County High School where she was the librarian for 25 years; and was a member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church. Mrs. Blackburn loved...
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Mary Frances "Frankie" Young

July 21, 1924 - November 6, 2018

Mary Frances "Frankie" Patrick Young, 94 of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Heartford House. Frankie was born July 21, 1924 to the late Hobart and Bertha Patrick in Livermore, KY. She will be remembered for her kind, gentle, gracious, and loving spirit. Frankie touched many lives with a smile and a hug that let you know that you were important to her. She was preceded in...
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Marjorie "Margie" Calhoun

May 20, 1931 - November 6, 2018

Marjorie "Margie" Calhoun, 87, of Owensboro, passed away November 6, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County to the late Charles and Frankie Hulsey Harl. Margie enjoyed crafting, quilting, sewing and playing cards. She made many of her children's clothes. During the summer you could find her in the kitchen canning and freezing vegetables from the big...
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Joseph Darrell Evans

March 31, 1941 - November 5, 2018

Joseph (Darrell) Evans, 77, of Lewisport, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at his home. He was born on March 31, 1941 in Daviess Co. to Jordan Bryant and Mary Hermie Cecil Evans. Darrell attended Catholic schools and played the guitar at various places such as the Trail-A-Way Barn Dance. He was a mechanic all his life and worked first for Raymond Jenkins, then...
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Angela Marie Ray

June 9, 1981 - November 4, 2018

Angela Marie Ray "Mojo" age 37, of Maceo, went to party like a Rockstar with her Pop in Heaven November 4, 2018. She was a 1999 graduate of Daviess County High School and a 2015 graduate of Ross Education Center as a certified medical coder and phlebotomist. Angela grew up playing softball and loved traveling with the Kentucky Tomboys. She could gun down a base runner who was sliding into...
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Meta Jo Spurrier

October 10, 1932 - November 4, 2018

Meta Jo Spurrier, 86, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Spurrier was born October 10, 1932 in Daviess County to the late Roy and Alice Houtchen Greene. Meta spent her childhood growing up in Sample of Breckinridge County and attending a one room schoolhouse. She graduated from OHS and attended Brescia College. After marriage to William H...
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Joseph Paul Bender

December 8, 1928 - November 3, 2018

Joseph Paul Bender, age 89, of Owensboro, KY passed away on November 3, 2018, at his home. Born on December 8, 1928, he was the son of the late John L. and Mary Cecilia Hayes Bender. He spent eight years of service in the Navy and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He spent five and a half years aboard the USS Howard W. Gilmore and was also the presidential guide to Harry S....
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Deborah Ann Payne

April 4, 1954 - November 3, 2018

Deborah Ann Payne, 64, of Owensboro was called home November 3, 2018, lovingly surrounded by her husband and children. She was born in Fort Sill, OK. She was preceded in death by her mother D. Ann Hixenbaugh, her father Norman Allen Wilson, and her stepfather Robert L. Hixenbaugh. Debbie devoted her time to caring for others as a nurse of over 20 years and as a loving, dedicated wife, mother...
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Darrel Rex Austin

May 3, 1929 - November 2, 2018

Darrel Rex Austin, a humble, gentle, kind man died peacefully surrounded by loved ones in Owensboro on November 2, 2018, at the age of 89. Darrel was born on May 13, 1929, to the late Charles and Effie Elizabeth Austin. He graduated from Mclean County High School then served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, and upon his return, he attended the Lockyear Business College in...
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Kathy Lee Sampley

April 24, 1961 - November 2, 2018

Kathy Lee Sampley, 57, of Owensboro, passed away November 2, 2018 at the Owensboro Center. She was born April 24, 1961 to the late Duncan and Kathleen Marksberry Sampley. Kathy enjoyed farming, and loved UK Basketball and the Dallas Cowboys. She was also preceded in death by her son, Duncan Blythe Brown. Kathy is survived by her long time significant other, Nevada Joseph Brown; sister,...
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Barbara Davidson Tichenor

October 20, 1946 - November 1, 2018

Barbara Davidson Tichenor, 72, of Owensboro passed away November 1, 2018 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Nashville, TN to the late James Robert "JR" and Sarah Helen Davidson. Almost everywhere she went, Barbara would come across someone whose life she had influenced having been a longtime teacher, a wife, a mother, a sister, an aunt, and a friend. Barbara taught in the...
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James "Jim" Mills Hawks, Jr.

September 18, 1937 - November 1, 2018

James Mills "Jim" Hawks, Jr., passed away November 1, 2018 at Owensboro Regional Health Hospital. He was born September 18, 1937 in Memphis, TN to the late James Mills Hawks, Sr., and Margaret Hawks. Jim was a graduate of Forrest City High School in Arkansas, then went on to earn his college degree at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. He was a Professional Mechanical Engineer, specializing in power...
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Sister Ruth Mattingly

September 22, 1935 - November 1, 2018

Sister Ruth Mattingly, 83, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 62nd year of religious life. She was a native of Loretto. Sister Ruth was a loyal friend who loved being of service to others, first as a teacher, then in health care and parish ministry. In recent years she enjoyed making baby quilts. She taught at Immaculate...
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Jerry "Big Papa" Byrd

May 30, 1943 - October 31, 2018

Jerry Ralph "Big Papa" Byrd, 75, of Owensboro, peacefully flew in to the arms of his Savior on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in his home surrounded by his loving family with "Tiger Rag" playing in the background. He was born May 30, 1943 to James Ralph Byrd and Mae Byrd Grogan. Jerry attended Clemson University for pre-pharmacy before graduating from The Medical University of South Carolina in...
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Stephen Marius Howard

January 18, 1956 - October 30, 2018

Stephen Marius Howard, 62, of Owensboro, passed away October 30, 2018 at his home following a long illness. He was born in Daviess County to the late Simeon and Mary Lou Boarman Howard. Stephen was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a carpenter for the Local Carpenters # 224 out of Evansville. He thoroughly enjoyed collecting exotic birds and was a loyal Dodge Ram truck man. Stephen is...
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Alice Marie Dant "Pally" Sutton

March 26, 1932 - October 28, 2018

Alice Marie Dant "Pally" Sutton, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born March 26, 1932 in the St. Joseph Community of Daviess Co. to the late John L. and Mary Etta Fulkerson Dant. Alice Marie had worked at General Electric, was a homemaker, and helped her husband operate Sutton Trucking Co. for many years. She...
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Betty Reed Edgington

May 1, 1926 - October 26, 2018

Betty Reed Edgington, 92, of Owensboro, formerly of Winchester, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky she was a daughter of the late Tone Marvin Reed and Ann Claire Davis Reed. She graduated from Winchester High School and was a legal secretary for the Hays and Hays law firm. A licensed funeral director, she and her...
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Marie "Emmie" Emogene Veach

November 30, 1937 - October 26, 2018

Marie "Emmie" Emogene Veach, 80, of Owensboro, passed away October 26, 2018. Marie was born on November 30, 1937, in Daviess County to the late William A. Hamilton and Carrie Severs Hamilton. Emmie loved to read her paperback books and bake pies. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Junior Veach; brother, William Lewis Hamilton; and sisters, Regina...
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Paul Joseph Knott

April 28, 1928 - October 26, 2018

Paul Joseph Knott, 90, of Sorgho, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Knottsville to the late Michael Romulus and Mary Rosalie Abell Knott. Mr. Knott was a graduate of Mt. St. Joseph Academy and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a lifelong farmer and a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. Mr. Knott was also a...
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Cody Alan Kirkpatrick

March 27, 1993 - October 24, 2018

Cody Alan Kirkpatrick, 25, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Panama City, Florida. Mr. Kirkpatrick was born March 27, 1993 in Daviess County to Bradley Kirkpatrick and Robin Sosh. Cody graduated from DCHS in 2011 and worked for Asplundh Tree Services where he was helping with hurricane cleanup in Florida. Cody was known as a hard worker and would have gone far in the company...
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Ethan Arlan Voyles

October 23, 2018 - October 23, 2018

Ethan Arlan Voyles, newborn, passed away Tuesday, October 23 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Ethan had proven to be an active little guy and his birth was much anticipated by his parents, Steven Voyles and Meredith Masterson of Owensboro. He is also survived by a sister, Sierra Voyles; brothers, Matthew and Jaxon Voyles; grandmothers, Amy Meredith of Reynolds Station, KY and Catherine...
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James Loyd Banks

April 9, 1931 - October 22, 2018

James Loyd Banks passed away on October 22, 2018. He was born on April 9, 1931 near Lewisport to the late Mary Eula Roberts and Francis Clifton Banks, Sr. He was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church. Retired from USAF after 20 years of service during the Korean and Vietnam era. He was a helicopter crewman and after retirement he worked as a heating and a/c service tech for Hagerman...
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Mary Elizabeth Jozwick

November 14, 1934 - October 22, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Jozwick, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 14, 1934 to the late Thomas Joseph and Mary Pauline Burriss McCrystal. Mary was a member of Seven Hills Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Eugene A. Jozwick; her sister, Jane Tucker; and brothers, Joe and Tommy...
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Chad Michael Winters

January 27, 1994 - October 21, 2018

Chad Michael Winters, 24, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday October 21, 2018. He was born on January 27, 1994 in Owensboro. Chad was employed at Tri-State Mailing Systems and enjoyed spending time with family, cooking, drawing, and playing video games. He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Larry Stites and Cecil Winters, Sr. Chad is survived by his son, Asher Michael Tapp-Winters,...
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Tyler Douglas Barnard

June 25, 1997 - October 20, 2018

The world lost a beautiful soul on Saturday, October 20 when Tyler Douglas Barnard, 21, of Maceo passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Tyler was born June 25, 1997 in Daviess County to Patricia L. Chism. He had attended DCHS and was employed by VC Tires. Tyler was preceded in death by his beloved grandfather, Thomas Gaston, in 2014 that came to Owensboro specifically to make sure...
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Martha Jo Gordon

June 23, 1928 - October 16, 2018

Martha Jo Gordon, 90, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, October 16 under the care of Wellington Parc. Mrs. Gordon was born June 23, 1928 in Daviess County to the late C. Bennett and Archie Richardson Beloat. Martha was a quiet and reserved person but very generous and family oriented. She was also an immaculate housekeeper and a great cook. Large family Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings were...
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Malachi Smith

October 14, 2018

Malachi Smith, of Owensboro and infant son of Mariah Smith and Zachery Everly, passed away October 14, 2018. Services will be private. Condolences for the family of Malachi Smith may be shared at www.glenncares.com.
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Patricia Ann Fentress Stevens

October 23, 1949 - October 14, 2018

Patricia Ann Fentress Stevens, 68, of Falls of Rough, passed away Sunday October 14, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 23, 1949 and adopted and raised by Paul and Marguerite Comber Fentress. Patty worked for many years as a Human Resources Manager for W.R. Grace and Alumax Aluminum. She enjoyed being a Mary Kay representative and never met a...
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Bevery Sutton

January 13, 1944 - October 14, 2018

Beverly Jean Sutton, 74, of Owensboro passed away October 14, 2018. Beverly was born on January 13, 1944, in Tacoma Park MD to the late Edward and Lillian Burgess. Betty loved playing slot machines, listening to music, shopping, and going to Red Lobster. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Sutton Jr. Survivors include her sons Samuel Keith Sutton and Seth Ashby Sutton both of...
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Alpha Jo Scott Luallen

April 18, 1938 - October 13, 2018

Alpha Jo Scott Luallen, 80, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at home surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late James Haley Scott and Ely Alpha Bassham Scott. Alpha Jo grew up in Columbia, Tennessee where she graduated from Columbia High School in 1956. She attended Transylvania University where she was crowned Miss Transylvania in 1960. Alpha...
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James "Jim" Kelso, Jr.

March 6, 1961 - October 12, 2018

James "Jim" Kelso Jr., passed away October 12, 2018. He was born March 6, 1961. Jim is now reunited in Heaven with his parents, James D. Sr., and Wilma Kay Kelso. and grandparents, Don and Aletha Kelso and Dwight and Gladys Alexander. He was a graduate of Murray State University and attended Macedonia Baptist Church. Those left behind to cherish special memories and moments are the love...
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Donnie Ray Brown

July 15, 1954 - October 12, 2018

Donnie Ray Brown, 64, of Owensboro went to his heavenly home Friday, October 12, 2018 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 15, 1954 to Cecil and the late Aline Brown. Donnie was of the Baptist faith. He worked for NSA for 13 years and also worked at Unilever for over 20 years. Donnie enjoyed bass fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. Most...
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William Duval Bushong

December 7, 1926 - October 12, 2018

Dr. William Duval Bushong passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born December 7, 1926 in Glasgow, KY, a son of the late Paul D. and Willia Mae Duval Bushong, he attended Owensboro schools and at the age of 16 graduated from Owensboro High School in 1943. He attended Vanderbilt University for a year and a half before joining the United States Navy at...
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Marilyn Sue Nonweiler

March 15, 1932 - October 9, 2018

Marilyn Sue Nonweiler, 86, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Nursing Home. She was born March 15, 1932 to the late Clinton and Valice Downey. Marilyn was a member of Settle Memorial Church for over 50 years. She along with her husband, Charles operated Charlie's Key Market for over 27 years. Marilyn enjoyed cooking and sewing. She was also...
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Henry Frasher Moore

June 19, 1931 - October 8, 2018

Henry Frasher Moore, 87, of Owensboro passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Moore was born June 19, 1931 in Hopkins County to the late Henry B. Moore and Noreen Wilson Moore. Henry farmed part-time early in life then later worked and retired from Local 181 Operating Engineers as a crane operator. He loved his family and his God and shared his faith...
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Bonnie Nall Gatewood

June 17, 1946 - October 8, 2018

Bonnie Nall Gatewood went to Meet Jesus on October 8, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was Born to Eula Bennett Nall & Ernest Nall of Owensboro, KY. Bonnie received her BSN with the first graduating class of Nurses from Murray State University. She was a dedicated nurse for 50 years at: Mercy Hospital, teaching LPNs at KCTC, Director of Hospice of Owensboro, PCHH...
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Sherial Ann Emmick

April 8, 1936 - October 8, 2018

Sherial Ann Emmick, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro to the late Rommie Westerfield and Gusta Ralph Westerfield. Ann was a homemaker and worked many years as a bookkeeper for Emmick Oil, now known as Valor Oil. She was a graduate of Daviess County High School and a member of Southside Church...
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Hunter Todd Henderson

July 30, 1996 - October 7, 2018

Hunter Todd Henderson, 22, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 30, 1996 to Todd and Christi Henderson. Hunter attended high school at Daviess County, where he played the snare drum in the band, before he graduated in 2015. After high school, he became a member of the IBEW Local #1701. His electrical apprenticeship and being of...
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Urbana "Suzy" Reynolds

December 10, 1920 - October 7, 2018

Urbana "Suzy" Reynolds, 97, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield. Born in Lexington, she had been a secretary for both the Fayette County Board of Education and the Owensboro Board of Education as secretary of the Mary Mitchell Center. Happily married for 70 years, she and her husband Clarence did everything together. Mrs....
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Earl E. Fort

May 12, 1925 - October 5, 2018

Earl E. Fort, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 12, 1925 in Mosleyville, KY the seventh child to the late James Edward and Alma Prior Fort. Earl had a passion for country music, even playing and singing for many years himself for his and everyone else's enjoyment. He was of the Baptist faith, served as a...
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Robert W. Bowlds

August 18, 1938 - October 5, 2018

Robert W. Bowlds, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on October 5, 2018. He was born on August 18, 1938, in Daviess County to the late Robert Wilbur and Doreen Drury Bowlds. Robert attended Owensboro Catholic High School and later joined the Kentucky National Guard where he served for 6 years. He began trucking in 1955 for various companies, and in 1964, he started driving for United Parcel...
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Patricia Ann Marksberry

September 18, 1945 - October 4, 2018

Patricia Ann Marksberry, 73, died Thursday, October 4, in Knoxville, Tennessee surrounded by family. The only daughter of the late David and Mildred Sneed, Pat was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on September 18, 1945. As a young girl, Pat's family moved to Kentucky where she later met her husband, John, at Western Kentucky University. She devoted her time to being a housewife and loving...
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Shelby McBrayer

October 2, 2018

Shelby McBrayer, 95, of Philpot, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was the son of the late Virgil McBrayer and Ethel McBrayer Richards. Employed by Modern Welding Company for 42 years, he retired in 1989. A WWII veteran, he served in the US Navy in the Pacific Theater for 42 months. Mr. McBrayer served as a deacon at Sugar Grove Baptist...
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Roberta Frances Simone

September 17, 1946 - September 30, 2018

Roberta Frances Simone,72, of Owensboro, passed away on September 30, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 17, 1946 in Lawrence, MA. to the late Richard and Mary McNulty Gardner. Roberta had a passion for helping others and spent 51 years as a nurse in many different positions, and retired in 2012 as a Psychiatric Nurse Supervisor at River Valley. ...
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Dallas Duplantis

June 19, 1937 - September 29, 2018

Dallas Duplantis, 81, born in Louisiana and formerly of Owensboro, passed away September 29, 2018 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center. He was born June 19, 1937 to the late Calvin and Clothilde Duplantis and was of the Catholic Faith. Dallas retired from the Air Force and was an Electrical Logger for PGAC. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Duplantis and his siblings. ...
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Edna Earle Tanner Bivins

February 26, 1927 - September 29, 2018

Edna Earle Tanner Bivins, 91, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Carmel Home, Owensboro, Kentucky. Mrs. Bivins formerly resided with her daughter, Judith Bivins Peters for several years. She was born in Ohio County to the late Jeanette Johnson Tanner and Alney Tanner. Edna was a graduate of Owensboro Technical High School in 1946. Upon graduation she began working as a bookkeeper...
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