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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

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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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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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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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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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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Carolyn M Stevenson

November 20, 1949 - March 4, 2020

Carolyn M. Stevenson, 70, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at her home. She was born November 20, 1949, in Owensboro, to the late Robert A. and Marie Cecil Simmons. Carolyn graduated from Owensboro Catholic High, Brescia University, and Western Kentucky University, with a master's in art design. She taught school for more than 18 years from third grade to college level, but...
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Dora Jean Westerfield

December 2, 1939 - March 3, 2020

Dora Jean Westerfield, 80, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee formerly of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage Tennessee. Born December 2, 1939 in Daviess County to the late Dola and Lena Mae Huff Jones, Dora graduated from Owensboro High School (class of 1957). She loved spending time with her family especially her two grandchildren. Dora was employed...
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Charles R. Alvey

March 18, 1941 - March 3, 2020

Charles R. Alvey, 78, of Owensboro, passed away March 3, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro March 18, 1941 to the late Elmer and Anna Alvey. Charles was a hard worker. He retired from Century Aluminum after working years on the Potline. He enjoyed watching baseball, NASCAR, U.K. Basketball and was a fan of the Atlanta Braves. You might have also seen him on...
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Gary Curtis Helm

April 26, 1944 - March 2, 2020

Gary Curtis Helm, 75, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Stanley to the late Ollie and Bessie Greer Helm. Gary retired from the Laborers Local #1392 after many years of service. He enjoyed NASCAR, U.K. Basketball, playing card games, and visiting casinos. Gary took a lot of pride in keeping an immaculate lawn. He loved spending...
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Patricia "Jeanie" Murphy

December 23, 1952 - March 2, 2020

Patricia J. "Jeanie" Murphy, 67, of Owensboro, passed away March 2, 2020 at her home. She was born December 23, 1952, in Owensboro, to the late Charles E. Settles and Marguerite May Settles. Jeanie retired from Swedish Match after 42 years of service. She was a lifetime member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. In addition...
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Donald Lee "Donnie" Murphy

January 23, 1952 - March 2, 2020

Donald Lee "Donnie" Murphy, 68, of Owensboro, passed away March 2, 2020 at his home. He was born January 23, 1952, in Owensboro, to the late Francis and Alice Bosley Murphy. Donnie worked in construction and enjoyed auto racing. He is survived by sons, Ben Murphy (Sara) and Chris Murphy (Kristen), both of Owensboro; grandchildren, Kennedy, Jake, Cal, Ramsey, Kyndal, and Carter; siblings, Bob...
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Herbert "Herb" Barnard

March 18, 1944 - March 2, 2020

Herbert "Herb" Barnard, 75, of Hawesville passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 with family by his side. Born March 18, 1944 in Bell Gardens, California to the late Paul and Anna Pierce Barnard, Herbert served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Following his discharge, he met his future wife who was originally from Owensboro and after marrying her, she wanted to return to this area. He...
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Donna Kay Clater

August 13, 1949 - March 2, 2020

Donna Kay Clater, 70, of Maceo, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020 at her home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born August 13, 1949 in Daviess Co. to the late Carl and Christine Adams Martin. Donna was a homemaker and was a member of Yelvington Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Owensboro High School. She loved spending time with her family...
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Vincent "Vince" Coe Burns

November 17, 1988 - February 29, 2020

Vincent "Vince" Coe Burns, 31, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020, following an illness. He was born on November 17, 1988, in Daviess County, Kentucky. He was a 2007 graduate of Muhlenberg North High School, a 2011 graduate of University of Kentucky and a 2015 graduate of University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy. He was a pharmacist at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist...
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James Bertrand Payne, Jr.

December 16, 1935 - February 26, 2020

James B. Payne, Jr., 84, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at his home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 16, 1935 in Daviess Co. to the late James B., Sr. and Nerzella Nelson Payne. James was retired as a machinist after 44 years with General Electric and M.P.D. and a member of Harvest Baptist Temple where he taught Sunday School...
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Arthur Wade Baird

February 9, 1923 - February 25, 2020

Arthur Wade Baird, 97, of Owensboro, passed away on February 25, 2020 with his family by his side. He was born on February 9, 1923, to the late William Arthur and Maureen Ruby Baird, at the home of his grandmother. He was born and raised on a farm near Utica, Kentucky. In addition to his parents, Arthur was preceded in death by his first wife, Audrey Baird; his second wife, Dottie Baird; his...
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Vincent Gerald Keller

June 7, 1929 - February 23, 2020

Vincent Gerald Keller, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at his home. He was born June 7, 1929, in Daviess County, to the late George C. and Mary Matilda "Mamie" Goetz Keller. Mr. Keller was a retired farmer and U.S.P.S. Rural Letter Carrier. Gerald served four years in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He was a member of St. Martin Catholic Parish for more than sixty years. He and...
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Marvin "Buddy" Morris

April 6, 1943 - February 20, 2020

Marvin Larry "Buddy" Morris, 76 formerly of Owensboro passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 in the Philippines. He was born April 6, 1943 in Daviess County to the late James Walter Morris and Anna Grace Canary Morris. Buddy was a veteran of the United States Army and Army Reserves serving from 1962 till 1968 as an airplane mechanic. He truly loved working on these flying machines. Buddy retired...
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Harlan Reat Farmer

August 29, 1937 - February 20, 2020

Harlan R. Farmer, 87, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 in Owensboro. He was born August 29, 1932 to the late Reat and Martha Pryor Farmer in Daviess County and was a member of Owensboro Christian Church. Harlan was an electrical linesman for over over 25 years, retiring from IBEW. He then operated the Pizza Deli and Angelo's Pizza for several years. After that he worked at Rolling Pin...
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Nancy Smith Thompson

September 10, 1956 - February 20, 2020

Nancy Smith-Thompson, 63, of Owensboro passed away at home with her family by her side on Thursday, February 20, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born September 10, 1956 in Daviess County to the late Donald Eugene Smith and Hazel Ruth Lanham Smith, Nancy graduated from OHS (class of '74). She was employed at Field Packing Co. for 23 years. Nancy had a great sense of humor and...
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Carol Lanham Bradley

February 2, 1954 - February 19, 2020

Carol Lanham Bradley, 66, of Owensboro, the only daughter of this Lanham family, passed away on Wednesday, February 19th. 2020 She has gone to be with her parents, grandparents, and friends in Heaven. Ms. Bradley was the daughter of the late George Lanham Jr. and his wife Mary Wayne Hardy Lanham. She was the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Ada Litsey and Mr. George Lanham Sr. and...
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Richard Dwayne (Lil' D) Martin II

March 14, 1977 - February 18, 2020

Richard Dwayne (Lil' D) Martin II, of Owensboro, passed away February 18, 2020. He was born in Owensboro to Richard Dwayne (Big D) Martin and Kathy Feldpausch on March 14, 1977. Dwayne loved his family, working, motorcycles, carpentry and his pet Molly Dog. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Kenny and Nell Martin and Ernie and Carol Feldpausch. Dwayne is survived by his...
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Jean Fulkerson

November 17, 1929 - February 18, 2020

Jean Fulkerson, 90, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born November 17, 1929 in Daviess County to the late Alphonsus and Forrest Lee Gough, Jean attended St. Francis Academy and soon afterwards married Robert Fulkerson, a neighborhood boy she had grown up knowing. She began working for G.E. in several different capacities for 35 years as...
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Peggy Eaton Hendry

April 20, 1947 - February 17, 2020

Peggy Eaton Hendry, 72, of Glasgow, Ky., formerly of McLean Co., passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green. She was born April 20, 1947 in McLean Co. to the late Harold Eaton and Martine White Powell. Peggy had worked as a dental technician and was of the Methodist faith. She was a great lover of animals and was quite the jokester. Peggy was...
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Rose Marie Cotton Talbott

April 27, 1956 - February 17, 2020

Rose Marie Cotton Talbott, 63, of Lewisport, passed away February 17, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born April 27, 1956 in Lewisport to William Cotton and Lillian Cotton Jones. Rose enjoyed sewing, crafts, and music. She especially loved her momma, her girls, and her grandchildren. Rose was a fan of the Tennessee Volunteers, and of American Idol, but she was disappointed she...
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Cody W. Evans

December 16, 1933 - February 16, 2020

Cody Willis Evans, 86, died peacefully at his home in Owensboro on the evening of February 16. The son of Deales "Greek" and Effie Pearl Evans, Cody was born on December 16, 1933 in Whitesville, Kentucky. Cody attended Whitesville High School and later Daviess County High School. While still in school, he began working summers for Green River Electric Corporation. He assumed a full-time...
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Helen "Dorothy" Knott

March 12, 1933 - February 16, 2020

Helen "Dorothy" Knott, 86, of Sorgho, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born March 12, 1933 in St. Johns, KY to the late George and Bernadette Thompson Williams. Dorothy attended high school at Presentation and St. Vincent Academy, where she played volleyball and basketball and won a city championship. She was a devout...
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Thomas Elwood Castlen

August 3, 1924 - February 16, 2020

Thomas Elwood Castlen, 95, of Owensboro passed away peacefully at home with his family around him on February 16, 2020. Elwood was born August 3, 1924 in Thruston, the fourth child of William E. & Mary Ellen Wood Castlen. He attended St. Frances Academy, Daviess County High School, Western Kentucky State Teachers College and Brescia University. He was committed to the value of education and...
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Mary Agnes Green

July 1, 1915 - February 15, 2020

Mary Agnes Green, born in Graysville, IN, July 1, 1915, passed away peacefully in her sleep February 15, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mary Agnes had a long, full life and adapted easily to changing times. In her 104 years she went from riding in a horse drawn carriage with her grandfather Durham, a country doctor making house calls, to surfing the internet! As a...
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Alfred Eugene Whitsett

October 24, 1963 - February 14, 2020

Alfred Eugene Whitsett, 56, of Maceo, passed away February 14, 2020. He was born October 24, 1963 in Louisville to Perry and Catherine Gibbs Whitsett. Alfred enjoyed fishing and was a fan of NASCAR and country music. More than anything, he loved his children. He was preceded in death by his father, Perry Whitsett; and a brother, Gerald Whitsett. Alfred is survived by his wife of 28 years,...
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Kathryn Blincoe

July 9, 1932 - February 13, 2020

Kathryn Blincoe, 87 of Owensboro passed away February 13, 2020 at her home. She was born in Petit, Kentucky, July 9, 1932, to the late John P. and Lula Krahwinkle Hamilton. Kathryn was retired from the Daviess County School System where she served as a bus driver and then a bus monitor. She was a member of St. Pius Tenth Catholic Church. Aside from her parents, Kathryn is preceded in...
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Connie Bassett

September 1, 1956 - February 10, 2020

Connie Bassett, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born with intellectual and developmental disabilities and spent most of her adult life at Wendell Foster. Connie enjoyed food, especially her own dessert creations. She also loved music and liked being outdoors. Connie, her special smile and her funny laugh will be dearly missed...
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Gabrielle Marie Jean Gustin Watson

June 3, 1928 - February 10, 2020

Gabrielle Marie Jean Gustin Watson, our Gaby, passed away peacefully while taking a nap Monday, February 10, 2020 at Hillcrest Signature Skilled Nursing Facility. She was 91. Gaby was truly a member of the greatest generation. A war bride from World War II, she was born in a small Flemish village outside of Brussels, Belgium. Gaby lived a life based upon her personal admonition that "You just...
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Stanley A. N. Dawdy

January 22, 1922 - February 9, 2020

Stanley A.N. Dawdy, 98, of Maceo, passed away February 9, 2020, at his home. He was born January 22, 1922, in Lawton, Iowa, to the late Fred and Arrilla Dawdy. Stanley loved fishing at Carpenter Lake in Maceo, and attending auctions and garage sells, and even had his own booth set up at the local consumer mall for years. He had earned a degree in horticulture and was an avid gardener, he loved...
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Randal "Randy Scott" Seesengood

January 14, 1964 - February 9, 2020

Randal "Randy Scott" Seesengood, 56, of Owensboro, passed away February 9, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Randy was born January 14, 1964 in Louisville, KY. He was a graduate of Owensboro Vocational School and then went on to work as a D.J. for WBIO. Randy loved cooking, grilling and race cars. He was a Bengals fan and enjoyed time with friends and family. Randy was preceded...
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Blake Leucht

October 9, 1963 - February 9, 2020

Blake Leucht, 56, of Leitchfield, passed away February 9, 2020. Blake was born in Owensboro on October 9, 1963, to Robert and Sharon Tevault Leucht. Blake and his wife Teresa were the owners of Rough River Pizza Company and Inn in Leitchfield. A generous man who never met a stranger, Blake was always helping others in any way he could, always asking others, "What do you need?" He enjoyed...
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Maurice Keith "Soup" Magruder

July 6, 1926 - February 8, 2020

Maurice Keith "Soup" Magruder, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020. He was born July 6, 1926 in McLean Co. to the late Ferd M. and Phronia Troutman Magruder. Maurice was retired as a core analyst in the oil industry with Williams and Company and also had worked as a truck driver for Matlock Trucking Co. He was a member of the former Seven Hills Baptist Church and loved...
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Rob Clouse

January 26, 1973 - February 8, 2020

Rob Clouse, 47, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday February 8, 2020 at University of Louisville Hospital. He was born January 26, 1973 in Owensboro. Rob started his passion for the military at a young age listening to stories from his grandfather, reading books, spending all four years of high school in the ROTC and was even in the Army Reserves his senior year. After high school graduation he...
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Samuel L. Smiser

September 10, 1945 - February 7, 2020

Samuel L. Smiser, 74, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born September 10, 1945 in Daviess Co. to the late James Lewis and Agnes Marie Nalley Smiser. Samuel had worked for Griffin Electric, Dynalectric Co., and Hannan Supply from which he retired. He was of the Catholic faith, and enjoyed golfing, watching Nascar...
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Clint Ross

July 18, 1934 - February 6, 2020

Clint Ross, 85, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday February 6, 2020 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. He was a member of Owensboro Church of Christ and retired from Aleris Corp. Clint was a U. S. Army veteran, loved listening to bluegrass music, and loved spending time with his family. Clint was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Ollie Bowling Ross,...
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Joseph Damian "Joe" Alvey

March 31, 1938 - February 5, 2020

Joseph Damian "Joe" Alvey, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at his home while under the care of Hospice. He was was born March 31, 1938 in St. Joseph to the late Elmer and Anna Montgomery Alvey. Joe was a member of Panther Creek Baptist Church and a retired carpenter with Lanham Bros. Construction Co. He had a great sense of humor and loved making people laugh. Joe...
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Sherry Layman Steele

May 17, 1946 - February 5, 2020

Sherry Layman Steele, 73, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born May 17, 1946 in Daviess County to the late Delbert and Virginia Boone Layman, Sherry graduated from Owensboro High School (class of 1964). As an outgoing person, she never met a stranger and most knew her as "Miss Sherry". As a spunky 4'7" spitfire, she could ask very...
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Simon Bartholome Sanders

November 10, 1937 - February 4, 2020

Simon Bartholome Sanders, 82, of Owensboro, passed away February 4, 2020. He was born November 10, 1937 in Evansville, IN to the late Hyland G. and Alice Sanders. Simon was a loving and active man who found comfort in his faith in God. He loved his family and traveling with his best friend and love, Patricia, who preceded him in death. Simon also spent much of his time loving and caring for...
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Brenda Joy Winstead

January 19, 1952 - February 4, 2020

Brenda Joy Winstead, 68, of Calhoun, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 19, 1952 in Daytona Beach, Florida to the late Warren and Polly Crenshaw Lastinger. Brenda had worked in the dietary Department at Riverside Nursing Home in Calhoun. Surviving is a daughter, Kristy Hodges. There will be no visitation or services. ...
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Mollie Bissmeyer

July 22, 1933 - February 4, 2020

Mollie Bissmeyer, 86, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Twin Lakes Assisted Living in Cincinnati. Born in Owensboro, a daughter of the late Leo K. and Helen Lingang Mills, she graduated from St. Frances Academy and the St. Joseph School of Nursing in Louisville. She expressed her passion for caring for people in her professional career as an intensive care nurse at...
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Anthony Eugene Hurm

August 21, 1936 - February 3, 2020

Anthony Eugene Hurm, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at his home following years of illnesses that included Alzheimer's Disease. He was born in Daviess County to the late Hubert D. and Corine A. Ralph Hurm. Mr. Hurm served in the Army National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1961. He was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Eugene was a hard worker who...
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Rachel M. Snodgrass

July 27, 1961 - February 3, 2020

Rachel M. Snodgrass, 58, of Owensboro passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born July 27, 1961 in Elizabethtown to Joseph Dean Hartz and the late Mary Strange, Rachel graduated from Owenboro Catholic High School where she enjoyed playing volleyball. She attended the Owensboro Vocational and Technical School where she received her certificate as an...
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Clara Mae Conway Beckhart

July 7, 1939 - February 2, 2020

Clara Mae Conway Beckhart, 80, of Masonville, passed away February 2, 2020. She was born in Daviess County to the late Parvin and Nancy Sipes Conway. Clara retired from J.C. Penney after 33 years, loved U.K. Basketball and was a part of various bowling leagues. She had a big heart and a lot of love for her grandkids. Clara was also preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Ray Beckhart;...
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Louis Taylor

October 22, 1920 - February 1, 2020

Louis Taylor, 99, of Owensboro, passed away February 1, 2020 at Wellington Parc. He was born October 22, 1920, in Jefferson County, KY, to the late Olie and Charlotte Williams Taylor. Louis served in the US Army during World War II and was a proud Veteran, earning many medals and gold stars. He served in the Asiatic Pacific War and was near Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Louis retired from...
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William "Dub" Mattingly

August 12, 1931 - February 1, 2020

William "Dub" Mattingly, 88, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born August 12, 1931 in Daviess County to the late Herbert L. Mattingly and Mary Reynolds Mattingly, Bill served in the Army during the Korean War where he fought with the 32nd Infantry regiment, 7th infantry division. He participated in two successful amphibious invasions...
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Kenneth H. Whitehouse

June 17, 1929 - February 1, 2020

Kenneth Hoover Whitehouse, 90, of Owensboro, entered into his eternal rest Feb 1, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Ken was a Korean war veteran, a long-time civil servant retiring as Postmaster after a 31 year career with the US Postal service. Kenneth was a lifelong member of the Breckenridge Street United Methodist Church where he served many roles including choir member, Sunday school...
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Ann Newton

July 18, 1933 - January 31, 2020

Ann Newton, 86, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully January 31, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born July 18, 1933 in Breckinridge County, KY to the late Charles and Mary Ellen Ball. Ann married the love of her life, Charles Newton, on August 2, 1952, at only 18 years old. They had met at age 13 at church and wrote letters all through high school, and after graduation decided to marry....
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Barbara Ford Belcher

January 20, 1938 - January 31, 2020

Barbara Ford Belcher, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Friday January 31, 2020 at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born January 20, 1938 in Henderson, to the late Ora Evans Sr. and Lola Stone Evans. Barbara loved her family more than anything and enjoyed talking about them to anyone who would lend an ear. She was a Kentucky Colonel, loved her yearly...
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Shirley Ann Gerkin Haynes

November 20, 1941 - January 30, 2020

Shirley Ann Gerkin Haynes, 78, of Owensboro, passed away January 30, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 20, 1941 in Mitchell, IN, to the late Paul and Mary Chenault Harris. Shirley was a faithful member of Owensboro Christian Church, where she had been baptized. She enjoyed gardening and shopping, and loved her dog, Maggie. Her family will remember her as...
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Reyburn Watson Ford

November 17, 1932 - January 30, 2020

Reyburn Watson Ford, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away peacefully at his home with his family on January 30, 2020. He was born in Owensboro in 1932 to the late Ernest M. Ford and Irene Schenk Ford and raised on the family farm in Thruston, Kentucky, which he remembered fondly throughout his life. In 1952, he married his high school sweetheart, Dorothy Jean "Dot" Strehl Ford, with whom he...
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James "Walkie" Bertram

March 12, 1935 - January 29, 2020

James "Walkie" Bertram, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday January 29, 2020 at Signature HealthCARE of Hartford Rehab & Wellness Center. He was born March 12, 1935 in Daviess County to the late James E. and Vera McDaniel Bertram. He very much enjoyed roller skating all of his life up into his 60's and taught many young boys and girls how to roller skate. Walkie also enjoyed dancing at many...
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David Leon Sapp

March 13, 1946 - January 25, 2020

David Leon Sapp, 73, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at his home. He was born in Owensboro to the late William Wright and Margaret Geneva Henry Sapp. He earned his B.S. in Business from Brescia University. Mr. Sapp worked in sales and management for a variety of Owensboro companies. He was a longtime member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and received the honor...
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Bettye Rae Hamilton

July 15, 1927 - January 23, 2020

Bettye Rae Hamilton, 92, of Owensboro, left her earthly home to join her Savior and her Sweetheart on January 23, 2020. She was born July 15, 1927 in San Angelo, TX to the late Mid and Eva Lena Miller. Bettye found joy in serving the Lord together with her late husband, W.E. "Bill" Hamilton. Together, they remained focused on building God's kingdom each and every day. Bettye was the...
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Brenda Jean Goodman

December 6, 1943 - January 21, 2020

Brenda Jean Goodman, 76, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville. She was born December 6, 1943 in Daviess Co. to the late Lewis Bellamy and Lois Howard Clark. Brenda was homemaker, had worked at General Electric, and was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. She had served as a Eucharistic minister and would take communion to...
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Roy L. Estes, Jr.

June 14, 1973 - January 21, 2020

Roy L. Estes Jr., 46, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born June 14, 1973 in Daviess County to Vickie Poole Mireles and the late Roy L. Estes Sr., Roy attended Owensboro High School and worked in maintenance at Popular Grove Apartments but his favorite job was at Pizza Hut. While never married, Roy had many relatives and loved to cook and...
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Mary Edith Whitaker

September 22, 1921 - January 20, 2020

Mary Edith Whitaker, 98, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 in Owensboro. She was born September 22, 1921 in Daviess County to the late Lew Etta and Lorenzo Whitaker. Mary Edith was a graduate of Owensboro High School and worked at Ken-Rad in her younger years. She and her husband, John (J.T.) owned the Rolling Pin Pastry Shop for 37 years until retiring in 1983. Mrs....
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Franklin "Jerry" Dockery

February 14, 1953 - January 20, 2020

Franklin "Jerry" Dockery, 66, of Owensboro passed away January 20, 2020 at home. He was born in Bakersfield, CA on February 14, 1953. Jerry was a graduate of Gadsden State College and Brescia University and had worked at Alcoa. He and his wife were previous owners of Snooky's Daycare and Heritage Park Preschool and currently are owners of Bowlodrome. Jerry was a member of Macedonia Baptist...
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Scott Alan Miller

November 18, 1960 - January 19, 2020

Scott Alan Miller, 59, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born November 18, 1960 in Daviess County to the late Elza "Chick" Miller and Marilyn Moore Miller, Scott graduated from Daviess Co. High School and attended U of L before transferring to optometry school in Memphis. He later returned to Owensboro and received his Accounting degree and...
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Thomas Anthony "Tommy" Coomes, Sr.

May 21, 1950 - January 18, 2020

Thomas Anthony "Tommy" Coomes, Sr., age 69, of Owensboro, loving father and Papaw, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at University of Louisville Hospital. He was born on May 21, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Joseph Alphonsus Coomes, Jr. and Teresa Helen Boteler Coomes. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, David Eugene Coomes, Joseph Dennis Coomes, Ivan Glenn...
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James Robert Wink

February 15, 1938 - January 18, 2020

James Robert Wink, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. He was born in Daviess County to the late Valentine and Ethel Bowling Wink. James worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed woodworking, crafts, the outdoors, fishing, western movies, reading and spending time with family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine...
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