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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

Jamie N. Gray

September 14, 1964 - May 26, 2020

Jamie N. Gray, 55, of Owensboro, passed away May 26, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 14, 1964 in Toledo, OH, to the late Elwyn and Elaine (Roberts) Gray. Jamie loved sports, especially NASCAR, baseball, and football. He was a fan of the Las Vegas Raiders and of Dale Earnhardt Sr. Jamie enjoyed the music of Led Zeppelin and liked watching The Andy Griffith Show....
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Helen Joyce Powers

November 25, 1927 - May 24, 2020

Helen Joyce Powers, 92,, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 25, 1927 in Daviess Co. to the late Thomas Lambert Powers, Sr. and Bessie Ray Dorsett Powers. Joyce attended St. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville on a three year diploma program, graduating in 1948. She worked in surgery for 13 years there. ...
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Melissa Ann Staser

December 2, 1974 - May 23, 2020

Melissa Ann Staser, 45, of Reynolds Station, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Henderson County, Kentucky. Melissa worked at Kelly Rae's (a café) in Whitesville. She was previously with Morrison's Cafeteria, at the hospital, for many years. She had attended Kentucky Tech where she studied cosmetology. Melissa enjoyed animals, especially...
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Betty Jean Dowell

January 18, 1931 - May 23, 2020

Betty Jean Dowell, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at her home surrounded by all her family. She was born January 18, 1931 in Daviess Co. to the late Amber Jackson and Eunice Pearl Farmer Dunn. Betty was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, country music, dancing, making photo albums, and spending time with her grandchildren. ...
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Gwendolyn "Gwen" Hutchinson

February 5, 1929 - May 23, 2020

Gwendolyn "Gwen" Hutchinson, 91, of Owensboro, passed away May 23, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born February 5, 1929 in Daviess County to the late Orville and Ina Gray Russell. Gwen was a longtime member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church, and went on many mission trips. She graduated from Henderson Community College in 1980 and was a registered nurse for 30 years. Gwen was a board member of...
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Michael D. Taylor

March 30, 1956 - May 22, 2020

Michael D. Taylor, 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 30, 1956 in Daviess Co. to the late Paul and Maria May Taylor. Michael was retired from the City of Owensboro after 30 years and had worked as a bailiff for the Daviess Co. Sheriff's Department for 12 years. He enjoyed hunting, was a fan of U.K. basketball, and...
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Jimmie D. Sigers

May 18, 1944 - May 20, 2020

Surrounded by his loving family, Jimmie D. Sigers, of Owensboro, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday evening, May 20th at 9:00 p.m. Jim had fought a good fight for the past several months and now is breathing easy among family and friends in the presence of his Lord. No doubt he and Billy have had their reunion and are entertaining their grandparents with "pickin and grinnin." Jimmie, the only...
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Brenda Harlow Wall

November 4, 1935 - May 20, 2020

Brenda Harlow Wall, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday May 20, 2020 at her home. She was born November 4, 1935 in Wareham, Massachusetts to the late Horatio and Pansy Harlow. Brenda spent many years loving and caring for children in her home along with several family members, enjoyed cooking, and loved camping and hanging out at the French Island Marina Boat Club. She was also preceded in...
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Bertha Mae Fullenwider

January 21, 1929 - May 20, 2020

Bertha Mae Fullenwider, 91, of Owensboro, Ky passed away May 20, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born January 21, 1929 to the late Owen and Mattie Lou Case. At 18 she married her great love; Henry Ford Fullenwider and they went on to raise 3 children while working hard in the fields of their farm together. At the age of 65, Bertha Mae went back to school to get her GED and...
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Terry Ray "Corkey" Baughn

February 20, 1959 - May 18, 2020

Terry Ray "Corkey" Baughn, 61, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Evansville, Indiana. Terry worked as a mechanic and truck driver. He loved spending time with family, having company, playing nickel poker, making model cars and fishing. Terry especially treasured time spent playing cars with his little buddy, Shane. He was...
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Mark Allen Tanner

September 23, 1961 - May 17, 2020

Mark Allen Tanner, 58, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his home with his loving family by his side. Mark was born September 23, 1961 in Tell City to the late Raymond and Dorothy Fuchs Tanner. He was an ironworker who did construction work most of his life and was employed for 30 years with A & H Construction. Mark loved construction work as well as working on cars and spending...
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Joan Clark Toth

January 15, 1953 - May 17, 2020

Joan Clark Toth, 67, passed away peacefully at her home in Mount Vernon, Indiana on May 17, 2020. She was born January 15, 1953 in Owensboro to Harold and Anne Keller Clark. She married James Toth at St. Stephen's Cathedral in 1989. Joan graduated from Owensboro Catholic High in 1971, Brescia College in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in Learning disabilities, elementary education and speech...
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Barbara Ann Schwartz

May 12, 1958 - May 16, 2020

Barbara Ann Schwartz, 62, of Owensboro passed away May 16, 2020 at U.K. Medical Hospital. Barbara was born May 12, 1958 in Hardinsburg, Ky to Phillip and Anna Thomas. Barbara was a veteran of the United States Army. She enjoyed playing video games with the family, watching Marvel movies, bowling, and fishing. Barbara cherished her time with family. She was preceded in death by her father. ...
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Dennis G. Funsch

January 17, 1941 - May 14, 2020

Dennis G. Funsch, 79, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Dennis was born January 17, 1941 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Harold and Mary Henderson Funsch. He received an education in business and lived in different parts of the country until eventually retiring in Owensboro with his wife. Dennis was in the Civil Air Patrol in his younger...
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Thelma "Toogie" Everly

May 12, 1941 - May 13, 2020

Thelma "Toogie" Everly, 79, of Owensboro went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, May 13, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born May 12, 1941 in Daviess County to the late Daryl Sidney Porter and Geneva Porter Harvell. Toogie loved spending time with her family, dancing, playing cards (Rummy), and games (Sequence). She worked in the office at Kmart for over 20...
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William "Bill" Weise, Jr.

August 9, 1957 - May 12, 2020

William "Bill" Weise Jr., of Utica, passed away May 12, 2020 at home surrounded by loving family. He was born in Daviess County on August 9, 1957 to William "Louis" Sr. and Alice Payne Weise. Bill was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church. He retired from Swedish Match as a Boiler Room Technician. Bill loved to hunt, fish, bar-b—que and painting cars. He also enjoyed gardening and riding...
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William "Willie" Whitmer, Sr.

September 21, 1945 - May 10, 2020

William "Willie" Whitmer Sr, 74, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born September 21, 1945 in Daviess County to the late Hewlett and Dorothy Tromly Whitmer, Willie grew up working for his father with his brothers at Whitmer's Drive-In taking orders before he could even read and write by getting the customers to fill out their own. He...
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William Randall "Randy" Bruner

May 22, 1944 - May 10, 2020

William Randall "Randy" Bruner, 75, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 10, 2020. He was born May 22, 1944 in Owensboro to the late William F. and Dixie Miranda Norris Bruner. Randy retired after 46 years as a sales manager in the automobile business. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran during the Viet Nam Era. He enjoyed bass fishing, watching NASCAR, spending time with...
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Jimmie B. Cox, Sr.

May 8, 1937 - May 9, 2020

Jimmie B. Cox, Sr., 83 of Owensboro, passed away peacefully May 9, 2020 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 8, 1937 in Morgantown, KY to the late Odie and Lottie Johnson Cox. Jimmie was retired from HON furniture as a supervisor. He enjoyed riding scooters with friends, listening to country and bluegrass music and playing checkers online with people around the...
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Joseph Marion "Joe" Howard

July 16, 1939 - May 7, 2020

Joseph Marion "Joe" Howard, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 16, 1939 in Deanfield, KY to the late William Estel and Inez Gertrude Ward Howard. Joe was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and retired from the HON Company as a Product Engineer. He loved all types of aircraft especially World War II aircraft...
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Tina L. Bellar

July 13, 1969 - May 7, 2020

Tina L. Bellar, 50, of Owensboro, passed away May 7, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 13, 1969 in Calhoun. Tina was sweet and caring and loved her kids more than anything. She is survived by her children, Ashley, Robin, and Allen Bellar; 4 grandchildren; her mother and stepfather, Retha and Gerald Stokes; and her brother, Tim Frashure. Services for Tina are...
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Bette Lou Hanberry

August 31, 1930 - May 6, 2020

Bette Lou Hanberry, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Logan County, KY to the late Lucien and Gertrude Sears Porter. In 1952, Bette earned a B.A. in music from Georgetown College, where she met H. Carrol (Hobie) Hanberry. She taught many children to play piano throughout her lifetime. Mrs. Hanberry was an active member of...
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Kash Rivers Lane

April 28, 2020 - May 5, 2020

Kash Rivers Lane, 7 days old, passed away May 5, 2020 at Norton Children's Hospital. He was born April 28, 2020 to Curtis and Brittany Gilliam Lane. Kash was so very loved and wanted and was too beautiful for Earth. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Mary Gilliam Mason, William and Odessa Lane, and James Pinkston. Along with his parents, Kash is survived by his twin brother...
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Shirley J. McKay

March 28, 1933 - May 5, 2020

Shirley McKay, 87 of Owensboro, passed away May 5, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Evanslanding, IN on March 28, 1933 to the late Echol and Ruth Webb Cook. Shirley was a lifelong Christian and enjoyed serving in many ways. She enjoyed taking care of people and was full of life. Shirley was fun to be around and loved spending time with family during cookouts,...
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Bobby Gene Tucker

April 15, 1926 - May 3, 2020

Bobby Gene Tucker, 94, of Mount Juliet, TN, and formerly of Owensboro, passed away Sunday May 3, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born April 15, 1926 in Daviess County to the late Samuel and Virda Payne Tucker. Bob enjoyed sharing stories about his many adventures growing-up in Owensboro. He witnessed the last public execution in the US as a boy in 1936. Bob served in the Army...
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Martha "Marti" Lee Christie

January 28, 1948 - May 3, 2020

Dr. Martha "Marti" Lee Christie died Sunday, May 3, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born January 28, 1948, a daughter of the late William C. and Ann Purdy of Grafton, IL, Mrs. Christie was also preceded in death by her sisters Chiquita and Linda. Her sister Tina is the last surviving Purdy Family member. A 1966 graduate of Jerseyville High School in Illinois, Lee...
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Vickie Lynn Simmons

November 28, 1954 - May 3, 2020

Vickie Lynn Simmons, 65, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020, at her home after a long battle with lung cancer. She was born Nov. 28, 1954, in Owensboro, to the late Miles and Madgie Kirkendoll Simmons. Vickie started work as a nurse's assistant before retiring from working as a switchboard operator for 40-plus years at the hospital here in Owensboro. She had made many close friends...
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Hunter Lee Sharp

June 6, 2001 - May 2, 2020

Hunter Lee Sharp, 18, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020. He was born in Owensboro and attended Heritage Park High School. Hunter liked adventure and was a bit of a daredevil on BMX bikes and mini-dirt-bikes. He also loved music and enjoyed pulling a good prank. Hunter had a big heart and will be missed by many. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Mikel Sharp and a...
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Roy Lee Wright

May 6, 1946 - May 2, 2020

Roy Lee Wright, 73, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born May 6, 1946 in Daviess County to the late Everett Wright and Pearl Young Wright, Roy served his country during the Vietnam conflict in the U.S. Army. He was a "handyman" who worked in maintenance at Owensboro Grain Co. and retired from there after 20 years. Roy's...
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Billy Joe Stone, Sr.

July 15, 1975 - April 30, 2020

Billy Joe Stone, Sr., 44, of Lewisport, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 15, 1975 in Daviess Co., and had worked as a fork lift operator for Waupaca. Billy was an amazing father and grandfather and loved his family very much. He would do anything he could to help others. He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Jean...
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Patrick Joseph Mulligan

September 11, 1953 - April 30, 2020

Patrick Joseph Mulligan, 66, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Twin Rivers and Rehab surrounded by his family. He was born September 11, 1953 in Daviess County to the late Joseph Leo Mulligan and Beverly Tong Mulligan. Those left to cherish his memory include his brothers, Michael, Dennis, Danny, and Mark Mulligan (Debby); sister, Leisa Gordon (Scott); many nieces,...
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George E. Murphy

January 18, 1942 - April 30, 2020

George E. Murphy, 78, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family after a brief battle with cancer on April 30, 2020. He was born January 18, 1942 to the late Raymond Chester and Frances Richards Murphy. George was a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church. He married Anna Carol Clary on May 13, 1961. George was a...
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Thomas Elmo "Tom" Foster

March 25, 1935 - April 30, 2020

Thomas Elmo "Tom" Foster, 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the Carmel Home. He was born to the late Elmo and Mable LaFlamme Foster on March 25, 1935 in Daviess County and grew up on Jack Hinton Road in Philpot. Tom graduated from Daviess Co. High School in 1953 and was a faithful member of Blessed Mother Parish his entire adult life. Tom was also preceded in death...
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Barbara Jane Moseley Cockrum

April 11, 1933 - April 25, 2020

Barbara Jane Moseley Cockrum, 87, of Owensboro, passed away April 25, 2020. She was born April 11, 1933, in Bowling Green to the late J. Lee and Eva Moore Moseley. Barbara graduated from Bowling Green High School and went on to attain a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College. She completed her graduate degree work at the University of Evansville and Western Kentucky...
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Jyostana Lohar

May 11, 1935 - April 25, 2020

Jyostana Lohar, 84, passed away Saturday April 25, 2020 in Owensboro. She was born on May 11, 1935 in Johannesburg, South Africa to Deviben and Jivanbhai Mistry, the third of six children. As a teenager she traveled to India with her mother and later married the late Mr. Shantilal Lohar there in 1953. Together, they raised five daughters and one son in Navsari, Gujarat, India. In 1988, she moved...
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Larry D. "Doopy" Priar

February 24, 1948 - April 24, 2020

Larry D. "Doopy" Priar, 72, of Owensboro, slipped quietly from this world and into the arms of his savior on Friday, April 24, 2020 while at his home. He was born February 24, 1948 in Daviess County, to the late Glover Priar Sr. and Christine Ralph Priar. After graduating from Daviess County High School, Larry began his career as "the coke man" at the Coca-Cola Bottling Company where he enjoyed a...
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Charles Franklin "Frank" Harwood

April 30, 1940 - April 22, 2020

Charles Franklin "Frank" Harwood, 79, of Davenport, Florida, formerly of Paducah, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born April 30, 1940 in Jefferson Co. to the late Benjamin Franklin, Jr. and Carolyn Straeffer Harwood. Frank was retired from the Petter Supply Co. in Paducah as a sales manager. He was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church in...
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Bentlee Dale Luttrell - Hunter

February 8, 2020 - April 22, 2020

Bentlee Dale Luttrell-Hunter, 10 weeks old, of Owensboro, passed away April 22, 2020. He was born February 8, 2020, to Dwight Lee Hunter Jr. and April Luttrell-Blair. Bentlee was a happy baby, and he was so very loved and wanted. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Johnny Lynn Daugherty. Bentlee is survived by his siblings, Wyatt Joseph Blair and Annaleah Jane Luttrell...
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Clement Leslie Adams

July 15, 1928 - April 17, 2020

Clement Leslie Adams, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020, at The Stratford in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born on July 15, 1928, in Warwickshire, England, to the late Ernest Leslie and Lavinia Adams (née Millward). Mr. Adams was a British Army veteran, serving from 1946 to 1948, during which time he was stationed principally in Egypt. He served in the same regiment in...
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Eva G. Bowen

April 30, 1928 - April 17, 2020

Eva G. Bowen, 91, of Owensboro passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. She was born on April 30, 1928 in Ravenna, KY to the late Cova Fuqua and James Goff. She began working at Kenrad in Owensboro, KY when she was 16. Owensboro is where she met a handsome, young returning soldier and married him. She met him when he came to pick up her roommate for a date. It was the start...
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Kenneth L. "KK" Kennedy

June 11, 1944 - April 17, 2020

Kenneth L. "KK" Kennedy, 75, of Owensboro, passed away April 17, 2020 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born June 11, 1944 in Owensboro to the late Jesse and Celestine Kennedy. Kenneth was a U.K. Basketball fan and enjoyed going to car shows. He loved spending time with his family and long drives in the country. Kenneth was a 1962 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School...
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Beverly Ruth Brooks Bartlett

April 14, 1933 - April 16, 2020

Beverly Ruth Brooks Bartlett of Owensboro died Thursday, April 16 at her home and went to be with her Savior Jesus Christ, her beloved husband, Dane, and her family that have gone before. Mrs. Bartlett was born April 14, 1933 in Daviess County to the late William and Marguerite Johnson Brooks. She was a devoted member of First Christian Church, part of the Faholo Sunday School class, past...
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L. Stuart Augenstein

April 27, 1950 - April 15, 2020

L. Stuart Augenstein, 69, of Owensboro, passed away April 15, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. He was born in Owensboro on April 27, 1950 to the late Louis Cline and Betty Sue McEuen Augenstein. Stuart was a 1968 graduate of Owensboro High School. He attended Indiana University where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa and graduated from Western Kentucky University. Stuart served in the...
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Grace E. Hillyard Blair

April 27, 1930 - April 14, 2020

Grace E. Hillyard Blair, 89, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, April 14 under the care of Heartford House/Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born Grace Elizabeth Arflack April 27, 1930 in Crittendon County to the late George and Deedee Brantly Arflack, Grace graduated from Mattoon High School in 1947. She was employed by S.W. Anderson, Danhauer Drugs, Dennis & Akers Drugs, Southern Optical and was owner of...
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Michael Leon Buskill

June 22, 1944 - April 13, 2020

Michael Leon Buskill, 75, of Philpot, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 13, 2020. Mike was born June 22, 1944 in Owensboro to the late Dovie and Mac Henry Buskill. A graduate of Daviess County High School, Mike continued his education with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers as a master electrician, and retired from Domtar Paper Company having worked at both the...
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Colvin Maddox Owen

November 26, 1928 - April 13, 2020

Colvin M. Owen, 91, of Owensboro passed away Monday, April 13, 2020, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Colvin was born November 26, 1928, in Livermore Ky., to the late James G. "Jay" and Ludye Mae Owen. Although Mr. Owen lived in Owensboro most of his adult life, he always considered Livermore "home". Colvin graduated from Livermore High School and attended Western Kentucky...
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Farrah Jolie Loyd

January 13, 1978 - April 11, 2020

Farrah J. Loyd, 42, of Louisville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020, in Louisville. She was born January 13, 1978 in Daviess Co., Kentucky. Farrah loved animals and helping people. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Payne, on April 5, 2020. Surviving are her husband, Gerald Loyd of Owensboro, parents, Terry and Joe Moseley of Owensboro, two sons,...
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Shantilal Lohar

May 14, 1928 - April 11, 2020

Shantilal Lohar, age 91, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020 in Owensboro, Kentucky. He was born on May 14, 1928 in Mumbai, India to the late Narottamdas and Manchaben Lohar, the oldest of three children. Shantilal attended college in Mumbai and was later married to his wife Jyotsana in 1953. He began a career as a District County Clerk in Navsari, India in 1957. Following 28 years of service...
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James "Willie" William Johnson, Sr.

August 12, 1940 - April 10, 2020

James "Willie" Johnson, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Lewisport, Kentucky to the late Kyler and Lottie Gray Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired heavy equipment operator. He worked out of the Operators Local #181. Willie was previously with Green Coal Company. In his younger years, he enjoyed...
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Gilbert Franklin "Nick" Nicholson, Sr.

January 8, 1939 - April 10, 2020

Gilbert Franklin "Nick" Nicholson Sr., 81, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord Friday April 10, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 8, 1939 in Masontown, WV to the late Thornton and Blanche Smith Nicholson. Nick spent many years keeping himself busy, he was retired from the United States Navy, serving for 20 years, becoming Chief Petty Officer and was a veteran of...
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Brodie James Norris

November 29, 1993 - April 10, 2020

Brodie James Norris, 26, of Owensboro passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at his home. Born November 29, 1993 in Louisville to Joseph Roscoe Norris and Barbara Cardoza, Brodie attended Apollo and Daviess County High Schools (class of 2012). He received his Masters Degree in Social Work from Western Kentucky University (Owensboro campus). Brodie was employed as a therapist at Family Options working...
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Debbie S. "Ahyoka" Bryant

September 25, 1952 - April 10, 2020

Debbie S. "Ahyoka" Bryant, 67, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born September 25, 1952 in Butler Co. to the late Norman Berry and Opal Eileen Johnson Sheppard. Debbie had worked as a customer service manager at Wal-Mart. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Bryant in 2008. Surviving are her children,...
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Darrell Taylor Stinnett

August 1, 1961 - April 10, 2020

Darrell Taylor Stinnett, 58, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020 at his home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born August 1, 1961, in Daviess Co. to the late Willis Taylor and Della Mae Short Stinnett. Darrell was a machinist at Gipe Machine Shop. He enjoyed playing cards, especially poker with friends, Teresa and James West and Ed and Ruth Holman. ...
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James Lloyd Duncan

September 7, 1928 - April 7, 2020

James Lloyd Duncan, 91, of Owensboro, went to meet his heavenly Father on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 7, 1928 in Lewisport to the late John Lloyd and Mattie Lou Hamilton Duncan. James grew up in Hancock County having graduated from Lewisport High School where he played basketball, baseball, and softball. He...
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William "Bill" Ryle

February 17, 1935 - April 7, 2020

William "Bill" Ryle, 85, of Owensboro went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, April 7, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born February 17, 1935 in Rabbit Hash, Kentucky to the late Bruce and Sue Allen Ryle, Bill grew up in Boone County where Rabbit Hash is located and the mayor is a dog. He came to Christ at age 13 and was baptized in a farm pond in the company of some cows. It...
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Nathan Stanley "Stan" Mock, Jr.

July 10, 1955 - April 7, 2020

Nathan Stanley "Stan" Mock Jr., 64, passed away April 6, 2020, after complications while receiving a heart transplant at Vanderbilt University Hospital. The last two years of his life were the most challenging as he battled bravely and without fear to receive the gift of a heart. It was a battle he has now won as he rests in the spirit of the sky. Stan graduated from Owensboro High School in...
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Phillip Lee Hagan

September 4, 1943 - April 7, 2020

Phillip Lee Hagan, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday April 7, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 4, 1943, in Owensboro, to the late James Kenneth Hagan Sr. and Virginia Catherine O'Bryan Hagan. Phillip worked in sales for Moore Business Forms Inc. for 29 years, then for Global Docu Graphix, before starting his own business. He served in the United States Army...
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Hallie Evelyn Aldridge Moody

March 12, 1927 - April 5, 2020

Hallie Evelyn Aldridge Moody, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday April 5, 2020 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. She was born March 12, 1927 in Ballard County to the late Cecil and Culey Byerley Howle. Evelyn was a hairdresser at Mr. Jim's for over 57 years and was a member of Greater Vision Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Aldridge; and her...
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Joseph S. Payne

March 14, 1942 - April 5, 2020

Joseph S. Payne, 78, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. He was born in Hancock County to the late Bennie and Floella Payne. Joseph retired from M.P.D. He is survived by three daughters, Farrah Jo, Vanessa and Shelly; brothers, James Earl Payne (Janet) of Rockport, IN and Calvin Payne (Angel) of Panama Beach, FL; and a special friend, Betty. ...
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Sister Mary Angela Matthews

November 18, 1929 - April 5, 2020

Sister Mary Angela Matthews, 90, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died April 5, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 70th year of religious life. She was a native of Hardinsburg. Sister Mary Angela greeted everyone with a smile, through 28 years as a teacher and principal, and 20 years as a parish minister. She was principal of Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Maple Mount (1978-80) and of...
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Rev. Joseph M. Mills

September 6, 1927 - April 4, 2020

The Rev. Joseph M. Mills, Owensboro, passed away at the Carmel Home on Saturday, April 4, 2020. He was 92 years old. Fr. Mills, son of the late L.K. and Helen Mills, was born in Owensboro on September 6, 1927. He attended St. Francis Academy for nine years, prior to entering the minor seminary at St. Meinrad Seminary in Indiana in 1942, where he studied for four years. Fr. Mills continued...
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Joseph Edward "Eddie" Logsdon

May 26, 1926 - April 4, 2020

Joseph Edward "Eddie" Logsdon, 93, of Owensboro went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, April 4, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born May 26, 1926 at Shaw's Bluffs in Daviess County to the late Anthony and Mary Patterson Logsdon, Eddie served honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII first on the destroyer USS Roe and then on the submarine tender USS Euryale AS 22. He was...
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Aria Quinn Higdon

February 13, 2020 - April 3, 2020

Aria Quinn Higdon was born February 13, 2020 at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. She passed away April 3, 2020. Aria was diagnosed with Double Inlet Left Ventricle. She had seven weeks on this earth until she went to be with Jesus. Aria was so beautiful and so smart. She taught so many people how to be strong. Aria is survived by her parents Matt and Kaitlin Higdon and...
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Murray Oldham Hale

May 13, 1928 - April 3, 2020

Murray Oldham Hale, 91, of Owensboro went to his heavenly home on April 3, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 13, 1928 in Daviess County to the late Elizabeth Oldham and John M. Hale. Murray loved his family, friends, and enjoyed all family gatherings. He was a coach and advocate for youth baseball and worked at the U.S. Post Office for 37 years, and was...
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John Gilbert Liebenow

August 28, 1940 - April 2, 2020

John Gilbert Liebenow of Owensboro passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was 79. Born in Washington, D.C., a son of the late Gilbert and Isky Liebenow, he graduated from Lake Forest College. John was a longtime member of the Chicago Carpenters Union and retired from Borders Books in Evansville. He served his communities as a Lieutenant in the Prospect Heights...
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Chris Lynn Foster

April 9, 1971 - April 1, 2020

Chris Lynn Foster, 48, of Owensboro, passed away April 1, 2020. He was born April 9, 1971 in Owensboro to Eugene and Joan Foster. Chris was a construction worker most of his life. He graduated from Daviess County High School and from Western Kentucky University. Chris enjoyed the outdoors and watching football. He also loved spending time with his family during Sunday lunch at the home of...
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Michael Ray Gaston

March 6, 1956 - March 31, 2020

Michael Ray Gaston, 64, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born March 6, 1956 in Daviess County to the late Carson Ray Gaston and Betty Joyce Arrendell Gaston, Michael was employed and retired as a mill operator for Firestone/Bridgestone in Decatur, Illinois. He loved hunting, fishing, and just being outdoors. Michael was a devoted Harley...
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Mary Ruth Knott Cecil

March 24, 1933 - March 31, 2020

Mary Ruth Knott Cecil, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, surrounded by her children, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born March 24, 1933 in Sorgho to the late Michael Romulus and Mary Rosalie Abell Knott. She was a devout Catholic and a member of The Immaculate Catholic Church. Mary Ruth loved her family deeply and especially loved spending...
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Terry Joe Richards

May 5, 1959 - March 30, 2020

Terry Joe Richards, 60, of Owensboro was called to the Lord March 30, 2020. He was born May 5, 1959. Terry was assistant plant manager for Modern Welding Company, Owensboro, where he had served for 38 years. Terry was passionate about classic cars and car auctions. He enjoyed traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, close friends and family. Terry...
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Rayburn "Shot" Minton

October 2, 1946 - March 30, 2020

Rayburn "Shot" Minton, 73, of Owensboro, passed away March 30, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born October 2, 1946, in Royalton, IL to the late Rayburn and Betty Grizzell Minton. Rayburn was a member of Owensboro Christian Church. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially rabbit hunting, but what Rayburn loved more than anything was his grandchildren. His family...
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Lois Wood Patton

December 18, 1922 - March 27, 2020

Mrs. Lois Wood Patton, 97 years young, of Owensboro, passed away Friday March 27, 2020, peacefully at her home surrounded by family and friends after a short illness. She was born December 18, 1922 in McLean County, to the late Theodore and Arie Bowman Wood. Lois was of the Baptist faith and belonged to First Baptist Church here in Owensboro for some 50 years. She was employed by General Electric...
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Anna Delphine Millay Moore

February 6, 1924 - March 26, 2020

Anna Delphine Millay Moore of Owensboro passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was 96. Born in Knottsville, Mrs. Moore was a daughter of the late Marshall and Mary Jesse Abel Millay. She retired from Kenrad-GE-MPD following 68 years of employment. An active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church since 1959, she was a member of The Daughters of Isabella. Mrs....
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Dr. Joel A. Johnston

February 2, 1956 - March 24, 2020

Dr. Joel A. Johnston, 64, passed away at his home Tuesday, March 24, 2020, after a hard- fought battle with cancer. Dr. Johnston was born February 2, 1956, in Ft. Pierce, Florida, to Ira Johnston and the late Ann Allen Johnston. The family relocated to Madisonville, Kentucky, where he grew up and graduated from Madisonville North Hopkins High School. He attended Georgetown College, Georgetown,...
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Dennis Lee Sandow

July 24, 1947 - March 22, 2020

Dennis Lee Sandow, 72, of Knottsville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 24th, 1947 in Midland, Michigan to the late Ralph Leroy Sandow and Dorothy Clare Kohtz Sandow. Denny graduated from Midland High School in 1965 and served in the U.S. Army for two years. He married Sue Ann Harlow in 1968 and they had two children together,...
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Stanley Wright Johnson, Jr.

March 27, 1932 - March 22, 2020

Stanley Wright Johnson, Jr., 87, of Owensboro, passed away March 22, 2020, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 27, 1932, in Union County to the late Stanley Wright and Loreen Staten Johnson. Stanley grew up in Henderson County and graduated from Henderson City High School in 1950. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1953 and then played...
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Albert Melvin Pagan

June 9, 1937 - March 21, 2020

Albert Melvin Pagan of Owensboro on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the age of 82, was called to his heavenly home by the Lord to reunite with his family, friends, and loved ones. Melvin was the firstborn of Wilfred Pagan, Sr. and Mary Ann Horn Pagan on June 9, 1937 He loved his church and church family at Yellow Creek Baptist Church having been a lifelong attendee and becoming a baptized...
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Amy Vowels

September 24, 1978 - March 20, 2020

Amy Vowels of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital on the night of March 20th, 2020 at the age of 41. She was predeceased by her mother, Susan Glenn, and father-in-law, Allen Vowels. Amy is survived by her husband of 14 years, Chad Vowels; son, Christopher Bartlett; father, Larry Statts; sister, Brandy Williams; two brothers, Michael Statts and Jeremy Lewis;...
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Chester "Chet" Kaminski

September 28, 1939 - March 20, 2020

Chester "Chet" Kaminski, 80, of Owensboro passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born September 28, 1939 in Rockford, Illinois to the late Chester Peter Kaminski and Sarah Loretta Molitor Kaminski. Chet was a Master Electrician and Contractor. He was also community volunteer, mentor, and teacher. He passed away with his 42 year chip in his hand. Those...
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Lillah B. Farmer

March 19, 2020

Lillah B. Farmer, of Winchester, KY passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Wellington Parc in Owensboro. She was 97. Born in Hyden, KY, she was a daughter of the late Mitchell C. and Sophia Sutton Begley. Mrs. Farmer was a graduate of Leslie County High School, attended Carson Newman College, earned a B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University and a Masters of Library Science from the University...
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David Smith

September 6, 1964 - March 18, 2020

David Smith, 55, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 6, 1964 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to the late Virgil and Dorothy Kuipers Smith. David collected Zippo lighters, enjoyed gatherings with family and friends, and playing cards and games. He loved his dogs, Casey and Calypso, and working at the Daniel Pitino Shelter...
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David Lee Goodman

January 20, 1986 - March 18, 2020

David Lee Goodman, 34, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at his home. Born January 20, 1986 in Daviess County to Clarence and Donna Howard Goodman, David graduated from Apollo High School (class of '04) and worked some with his dad. He was a hard worker, later employed at Century Aluminum as a crane operator and more recently had begun working for Alcoa. David was a generous,...
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Dorothy Towery Jackson

October 17, 1954 - March 17, 2020

Dorothy Towery Jackson, 65, of Hickory, North Carolina passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.   She was born October 17, 1954 in Daviess County, KY to her late father, Carl Randall Towery and raised  by her loving grand parents Conrad  Hampton Towery and Iva Keith Towery, whom Dorothy considered "mom".   For many years Dorothy was a very active member of an...
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John "Jack" E. Hufnagel

September 25, 1927 - March 17, 2020

John "Jack" E. Hufnagel, 92, of Owensboro passed away early Tuesday, March 17, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born September 25, 1927 in Covington to the late Charles and Theresa Tepper Hufnagel, Jack moved to Owensboro when his father was transferred with the L&N Railroad. He met Wanda Wahl while both were working at the Strand Theatre and they were later married and raised a...
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Robert R. Gehlhausen

February 13, 1946 - March 16, 2020

Robert R. Gehlhausen, 74, of Owensboro, passed away March 16, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 13, 1946 to the late John R. and Goldie Gehlhausen. Robert loved cars, trucks, guns and fishing. He also enjoyed boating and watching races and westerns. Robert spent 33 years in law enforcement. He retired from Owensboro Police Department after 28 years and then...
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Grace Elizabeth Weishaar

July 11, 1929 - March 15, 2020

Grace Elizabeth Weishaar of Owensboro passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. Born July 11, 1929 in Grey Eagle, Minnesota to the late Walter and Merna McDaniel Scott, Grace was very active in her church and went on several mission trips. She enjoyed crafts and sewing and made several wedding dresses. Grace was employed at Alco as a store manager. In addition...
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Peggy Braden Daniel

May 16, 1936 - March 14, 2020

Peggy Braden Daniel, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. She was born in Utica, Kentucky to the late Charles and Lola DeMoss Braden. Peggy retired from Modern Welding after thirty-nine years of service. She was a long-time and active member of Ridgewood Baptist Church. Peggy was a "puppy-lover" who enjoyed gardening, fishing and traveling,...
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Katie Mae Shadwick Swaim

February 16, 1933 - March 14, 2020

Katie Mae Shadwick Swaim, 87, of Maceo, passed away March 14, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born February 16, 1933 in Daviess County to the late Harvey and Mable Shadwick. Katie was a member of Yelvington Baptist Church. She will be remembered for her kind heart, gentle nature and for being family oriented. Katie was preceded in death by her sons, Joseph Perry Swaim and William...
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B.H. Parker

November 16, 1924 - March 14, 2020

B.H. Parker, 95, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 16, 1924, in Piedmont, AL, to the late Barlow and Annie Pope Parker. B.H. was retired from General Electric, where he worked as a glassblower, after proudly serving during WW II with the United States Army. He was a two-time Kentucky...
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James Horace Bradley

January 2, 1941 - March 13, 2020

James Horace Bradley, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 2, 1941 in Drakesboro, KY to the late James Harland and Thelma Bradley. Horace graduated from Kentucky Wesleyan College and received his Master's Degree and Rank I from Western Kentucky University. He was a retired teacher from the Daviess County Board of Education...
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Daniel Walter "Dan" Smith

April 20, 1961 - March 13, 2020

Dan Smith, 58, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born April 20, 1961 in Kirkwood, Missouri to the late Walter H. and Joann Grey Smith. Dan was a member of First Presbyterian Church and had received his B. S. degree in Government from Western Kentucky University. He was a very...
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Helen Irene Luttrull

March 24, 1930 - March 12, 2020

Helen Irene Luttrull, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on March 12, 2020. She was born in Washington, IN, on March 24, 1930, to the late Carl and Arizona Lane Hamm. She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Horton and her husband Jack of Jacksonville AR, and Barbara Fischer and her husband David of Owensboro, grandchildren, Travis (Michelle), and Jason (Ursula); and great-grandchildren, Lance,...
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Christopher C. Riggs

July 14, 1981 - March 11, 2020

Christopher C. Riggs, 38, of Owensboro, passed away March 11, 2020. He was born July 14, 1981, in Owensboro, to Bill and Sheila Pickett Riggs. Christopher attended United Methodist Church and graduated from Daviess County High School in 1999. He later enrolled in Sullivan University Chef School, attaining the title professional cook. In 2013 he moved to Colorado, until returning recently. He...
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David Wayne Thompson

March 8, 1942 - March 11, 2020

David Wayne Thompson, 78, of Owensboro, passed away March 11, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born March 8, 1942 in Pekin, IL, to the late Joseph and Anna Lillian Thompson. David was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Alphonsus. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cornhole, and golf. Most of all, he loved visiting with his friends and family. Along with his parents, David was preceded...
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Edith Jane Layne

March 19, 1931 - March 11, 2020

Edith Jane Layne, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at her home. She was born March 19, 1931 in Emma, Illinois to the late Luther and Ruth Eileen Pattillo. Surviving are her husband, Jack Layne, daughter, Rita Groff, and two brothers, David Pattillo and Floyd Pattillo. Services will be private and Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. ...
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Linda Carol Johnson

May 3, 1948 - March 11, 2020

Linda Carol Johnson, 71, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born May 3, 1948, the daughter of Sylvester "Beck" and Cora Payne of Knottsville. She was a loving wife and caring mother of four children. Linda also worked as a nurse at the Wendell Foster Center for over 26 years. She was devout in her Catholic faith and...
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Donald (Don) Edward Thomason

January 19, 1937 - March 9, 2020

Donald (Don) Edward Thomason, 83, of Owensboro passed away Monday, March 9, 2020, at his home. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Don was born January 19, 1937 in Caldwell County, Kentucky, the only son of the late Luther Edward Thomason and Mary Louise Clark Thomason. He was very grateful for his excellent education at Dawson Springs High School, Bethel College, and Howard (Samford)...
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Ernest Franklin Hailey

February 5, 1925 - March 8, 2020

Ernest Franklin Hailey of Naples, Florida went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 8, 2020 at the age of 95. He was born on February 5, 1925 in Graham, Kentucky to the late William Burton and Otha Hailey. Ernest was formerly a longtime resident of Owensboro. Ernest married Nila Perry, the love of his life, on October 15, 1947. They were married 72 years. Both shared a love...
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Nancy Stovall Redfern

May 13, 1927 - March 6, 2020

Nancy Stovall Redfern entered the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 6, 2020, at the age of 92. Nancy was born in Muhlenberg County on May 13, 1927, to the late Altha and Dovie Stovall. On March 27, 1948, Nancy married the love of her life, Clarence Redfern. Soon to celebrate 72 years of marriage, they traveled life's road together, enjoying the fellowship of family,...
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Joseph Leroy Welch

October 14, 1940 - March 4, 2020

Joseph Leroy Welch, 79, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born in Daviess County on October 14, 1940, he was the son of the late Roy Edward and Augzetta Ann Fulkerson Welch. Mr. Welch was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed playing the guitar and banjo, country and gospel music, and loved fishing. In addition to his parents,...
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Christopher Martin "Mr. Peachy" Pate

September 26, 1967 - March 4, 2020

Christopher Martin Pate "Mr. Peachy", 52, of Utica, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born September 26, 1967 in Daviess County. Chris was retired from Owensboro Municipal Utilities as an electronic technician and was a member of Owensboro Christian Church. He was a U. S. Marine veteran and a member of the Monsarrat Masonic...
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