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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

Ollie Manuel Gray, Jr.

December 4, 1929 - November 15, 2019

Ollie Manuel Gray Jr., 89, of Owensboro passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born December 4, 1929 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Ollie Gray Sr. and Iva Lillian Hoagland Gray, Ollie served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a devoted member and Deacon Emeritus of Macedonia Baptist Church...
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Shirley J. Hummel

August 11, 1930 - November 14, 2019

Shirley J. Hummel, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Wellington Parc. She was born August 11, 1930 in Canton, Ohio to the late George and Clara Bernhardt Voll. Shirley had worked as a registered nurse and was a homemaker. She enjoyed going to the family cabin at Rough River and going on family vacations. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Marty and...
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Delfin O. Sanchez

August 5, 1938 - November 13, 2019

Delfin O. Sanchez, 81, of Owensboro, passed away November 13, 2019. He was born August 5, 1938 in El Cerro, New Mexico to the late Raymundo and Mary Saavedra Sanchez. Delfin was raised in Arizona and graduated from Williams Arizona High School. He met his wife, Sandra, while she was working in a restaurant in Arizona and they married May 25, 1963. In 1968, they moved to Indiana, and then to...
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Judy Warren Lockhart

July 16, 1938 - November 13, 2019

Judy Warren Lockhart, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 16, 1938 in Daviess Co. to the late William and Martha Abshier Warren. Judy was retired from the Owensboro School System as a teacher's aid and a member of First General Baptist Church. With the church, she was a member of the Women's Ministry and went on...
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Joseph L. Coomes

June 5, 1923 - November 10, 2019

Joseph L. Coomes, 96, a resident of Carmel Home, formerly of West Louisville, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019. Joe was born June 5, 1923 in Daviess County to the late J. Watt Coomes and Hattie Hodskins Coomes. Joe was a member of Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church for many years and served on the Finance Committee. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus and received the...
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Malcolm Hall

August 22, 1944 - November 9, 2019

Malcolm Hall, 75, of Owensboro passed away, Saturday, November 9, 2019 at his home. Born August 22, 1944, he was the son of the late John William and Josia Louise Penrod Hall; was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church; and was retired from Century Aluminum where he was an electrical supervisor. Malcolm loved music and played the violin and piano; enjoyed poetry; and was a violin collector....
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Don F. Likens

October 3, 1943 - November 8, 2019

Dr. Don F. Likens, 76, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Owensboro, passed away November 8, 2019. He was born in Ohio County on October 3, 1943, to the late Arnold Franklin and Anna Westerfield Likens. Dr. Likens was a periodontist and practiced in Owensboro for 23 years. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry with a D.M.D. degree, he then served in the U.S. Navy during...
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Phyllis Ann McHone Tuttle

August 14, 1934 - November 8, 2019

Phyllis Ann McHone Tuttle, 85, of Owensboro, passed away November 8, 2019 at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born August 14, 1934 in Hamburg, IN to the late Richard Jess and Mildred Moss McHone. Phyllis was a member of Owensboro Christian Church for 57 years. She graduated from New Albany High School and studied at Norton Memorial Infirmary School of Nursing and Nazareth College. Phyllis served...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Miller

December 24, 1926 - November 8, 2019

Elizabeth Anne (Betty) Asbury Miller, 92, passed away peacefully on the morning of November 8, 2019, at Hermitage Rehabilitation in Owensboro, Ky. Betty was born in New Orleans on December 24, 1926, to the late Sue Garland Asbury and Gilbert B. Asbury. She graduated from Isidore Newman School in 1944. After a career working at the Cotton Exchange in New Orleans, where she met her future husband...
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Jordan Michael Davis

November 6, 2019 - November 6, 2019

Our family would like to thank you for coming today and for the love and support you continue to show us during this difficult season. Today is not only about saying goodbye to Jordan but also a celebration of his life. Our family believes with all our heart that our loss is heaven's gain. Jeremiah 1:5 assures us God's fingerprints were all over Jordan from the beginning and his story has...
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Hettie Rosa Cole

December 28, 1920 - November 6, 2019

Hettie Rosa Cole, 98, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday November 6, 2019 at Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest. She was born December 28, 1920 in Daviess County, to the late Ollie and Irene House Stites. Hettie was a charter member of Wing Avenue Baptist Church. She also had worked at several retail locations here in Owensboro before retiring from the former Bacon's Department Store in Towne...
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Gay H. Winkler Taylor

November 30, 1932 - November 5, 2019

Gay H. Winkler Taylor, 86, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2019. Gay was born in Daviess County on November 30, 1932, to the late Juanis Horn and James Gobel Roberts. She was of the Christian faith and was a member of Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Gay work for GE and retired after 35 years. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family. In...
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Lee Michael Rouse

April 24, 1983 - November 5, 2019

Lee Michael Rouse, 36, of Owensboro, passed away November 5, 2019. He was born April 24, 1983 in Owensboro to Michael Rouse and Rebecca Garland Willis. Lee was a Patriots football fan and enjoyed golfing and weightlifting in his free time. He was a talented guitar player and loved making music with his best friend, his brother. Lee was a generous, loyal, and hardworking man. He loved his family,...
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Jack H. Clark

July 25, 1926 - November 4, 2019

Jack H. Clark, 93, of Owensboro passed away Monday November 4, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 25, 1926 in Daviess County to the late Robert W. Clark Sr. and Henrietta Brey Clark. Jack served in the United States Army, was a W.W. II veteran, and just recently completed a trip on the Honor Flight to Washington DC. He enjoyed R/C airplanes and boats and was a member of...
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Arvin Tilman Ferguson

January 31, 1953 - November 3, 2019

Arvin Tilman Ferguson, 66, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday November 3, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 31, 1953 in Daviess County to the late Jesse and Ollie Mae Ferguson. Arvin was a graduate of Daviess County High School and was retired from the HON Company where he worked for over 30 years. He was very active with his church life where he was a member and...
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William Ries Gabbert, Sr.

November 17, 1922 - November 1, 2019

Dr. William Ries Gabbert, 96, of Owensboro passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 17, 1922 in Louisville to the late Rev. Roy and Louise Trathen Gabbert. After graduating in 1940 from Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Kentucky, William attended Mars Hill College in North Carolina, earning an associate's degree in literary...
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Adam Howard

July 29, 1982 - November 1, 2019

Adam Howard, 37, of Owensboro, passed away November 1, 2019. He was born July 29, 1982 in Owensboro to Joe and Vicki Howard. A graduate of Apollo High School, Adam enjoyed walking, video games, and playing cards with his mom. He was sarcastic, funny and enjoyed making people laugh. In recent months, Adam ventured out of his normal routine and was trying new foods. Adam also enjoyed spending...
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Barbara Craig Austin

June 11, 1925 - November 1, 2019

Barbara Craig Austin, 94, of Owensboro passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. Born June 11, 1925 in Daviess County to the late Clinton McDonald and Minnie Rhoades McDonald, Barbara married her first husband, Elmer Craig, and raised their two children as a devoted homemaker. Later, she was employed at of Daviess County Hospital in the Dietary Department from...
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Otis P. "Shorty" Hicks

January 6, 1935 - October 31, 2019

Otis P. "Shorty" Hicks, 84, of Owensboro, passed on October 31, 2019, at his home. He was born January 6, 1935 to the late Arch and Mary Virginia Haynes Hicks in Hebbardsville, KY. In 1945 his family all moved to Whitesville, KY. Otis graduated from Daviess County High School in 1953. After graduation he helped on the family farm. In 1997, after 39 years, he retired from Gipe Automotive. After...
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James "Jim" Wayne Rice

September 17, 1950 - October 30, 2019

James "Jim" Wayne Rice, 69, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Ohio County to the late Wilbur A. and Gladys Newton Rice. Jim was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was in "B" Company 1/12th Infantry, 4th Division and the recipient of many medals and citations, including a Purple Heart and Bronze Stars. He very much...
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James "Jim" L Pack

June 16, 1939 - October 28, 2019

James L. "Jim" Pack, 80, of Owensboro entered into rest, absent from this earthly body but present with the Lord, on Monday, October 28, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Dorothy Pack and his sister, Nancy Harmon. Mr. Pack was a mechanical engineering graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology. The Huntington, WV native...
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Fred P. Hall

August 20, 1939 - October 28, 2019

Fred P. Hall, 80, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on October 28, 2019. Fred was born in Ohio County on August 20, 1939, to the late Fred V. and Grace Porter Hall. Fred retired from National Southwire Aluminum, where he was a boat pilot for 19 years. He was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus. Fred was known as a wheeler and dealer who never paid...
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Jonathan E. Spencer

December 12, 1971 - October 24, 2019

Jonathan E. Spencer, 47, of Hearne, TX, passed away October 24, 2019. He was born in Owensboro on December 12, 1971 to James Spencer Jr. and Julyette Jones Willmann. Jonathan enjoyed rock music, Johnny Cash and computers. He was preceded in death by his father; brother, James Richard Spencer; grandparents, Beulah Cox, Sherman Cox, James H. Spencer Sr and Eula Mae Spencer and a host of great...
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Evan Tyler King

October 5, 1992 - October 23, 2019

Evan Tyler King, 27, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. He was born October 5, 1992 in Cape Coral, Florida. He had attended Settle Memorial United Methodist Church. Evan loved music and had taught himself to play the guitar and the drums. He loved all animals and helping people any way he could. He especially loved his family very much and spending time with them. ...
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Gwenda "Kay" Scott

August 7, 1925 - October 22, 2019

Gwenda "Kay" Scott of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. Kay was born in Southampton, England to the late Albert Edward Richings and Minnie Carter Richings. She grew up in India while her father served in the British Army then she was part of the Auxiliary Territorial Service during WWII and responsible for sounding the air raid sirens. She...
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Margaret Jane "Mottsie" Volk

January 6, 1935 - October 22, 2019

Margaret Jane "Mottsie" Volk, 84, of Owensboro, departed this life for her eternal home on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born to the late Joseph and Anna Fuerst Volk on January 6, 1935, she was the 7th of 10 children. She was a member of the Immaculate Parish was retired from Commonwealth Life Insurance Company after 42 years of dedicated service...
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Dr. Bob Darrell

October 29, 1934 - October 22, 2019

Chickford Bobbiee (Bob) Darrell was born October 29, 1934, in New York, New York, the son of Chickford Darrell and Dorothy Platte Darrell. He was eldest of five children, including brothers Patrick and Dennis and sisters Michael and Carol. The family lived in Monterey, California; Mexico City, Mexico; and Dallas, Texas; Bob graduated from North Dallas High School in 1952 where he was a member...
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Donna Sue McCarthy

February 18, 1948 - October 20, 2019

Donna "Sue" McCarthy, 71 of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Owensboro Center where she had been a resident since 2015. Born February 18, 1948 in Muhlenberg County to the late Irvin Hendrix Jr. and Betty Graves, Sue graduated from Owensboro High School in 1966. She was a simple woman and a homemaker with a big heart. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed attending many church...
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Margaret B. Anderson

October 17, 1919 - October 19, 2019

Margaret B. Anderson passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 in the care of Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Kentucky. She was 100 years old. Mrs. Anderson was born in Rockport, KY, the daughter of the late Russell and Bea Maddox Blades. She spent her career as a legal secretary and was a member of First Baptist Church. An avid golfer, Mrs. Anderson also enjoyed attending the performances...
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James Wilhite, Sr.

November 17, 1935 - October 19, 2019

Jim W. Wilhite, Sr., 83, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 at his home. He was born in Daviess County to the late Frederick Worthington Wilhite and Lena Hensly Wilhite Crouch. Jim was a truck driver for 32 years and retired in 2000. He was of the Baptist faith and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Jim was a member of American Legion #9, Owensboro Daviess County Veteran's...
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Kenneth Saalwaechter

July 13, 1931 - October 17, 2019

Kenneth Saalwaechter, 88, of Owensboro, passed away October 17, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 13, 1931 in Daviess County to the late Henry and Beulah Saalwaechter. Kenneth was a great husband of 64 years, father and grandfather. He was manager and later owner of Stanley Crop Service. Kenneth enjoyed missions work and serving others. During his mission time, he...
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Wilburn G. "Jack" Fort

October 12, 1922 - October 16, 2019

Wilburn G. "Jack" Fort, 97, of Owensboro, entered into his eternal rest on October 16, 2019. He was born in Daviess County on October 12, 1922, to the late James Edward and Alma Pryor Fort. Jack served in the US Army during WWII and saw active combat in the Philippines. When he returned from the war, he took a job with the United States Postal Service in 1947 and retired in 1979. Jack and his...
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Golden Willie Acton, Sr.

March 28, 1929 - October 16, 2019

Golden Willie Acton, Sr. 90 of Pleasant Ridge KY, passed away Oct. 16, 2019, at the Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab Facility. He was preceded in death by his wife Helene Stevson Acton, Daughters Marcia and Pamela J Acton, parents Levi and Cecil Collins Acton, and 4 brothers and 5 sisters. Golden was a member of the Pleasant Point Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. Golden leaves to...
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Nancy J. Brown Leazenby

May 31, 1946 - October 16, 2019

Nancy J. Brown Leazenby, 73, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. Born May 31, 1946 in Livermore to the late Grover Brown and Cassie Wilson Bell Brown, Nancy graduated from Livermore High School in 1964. She attended Murray State University where she met her future husband, Ross Milton Leazenby. They were married in 1965 and moved to...
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Charles Joseph Cole

June 10, 1952 - October 14, 2019

Charles Joseph Cole, 67, of Owensboro passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. Born June 10, 1952 in Louisville to the late Dr. Clarence Eugene Cole and Margaret Martin Cole, Charles was known to his family and friends as Joe, but chose to be called Charles in the latter half of his life. He grew up on a farm in Daviess County, graduated from Daviess County...
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Mary Guinn Haney

June 13, 1977 - October 14, 2019

Mary Guinn Haney, 42, of Beaver Dam, passed away October 14, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Cecil and Pansy Barnard of Hartford and Robert and Peggy Haney of Hopkinsville. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Carol Ann and Terry Walker of Owensboro, her father and stepmother Mike and Bonnie Haney of Hopkinsville...
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Judith Ann "Judy" Nuckols Powell

September 13, 1947 - October 13, 2019

Judith (Judy) Nuckols Powell, 72, of San Tan Valley, AZ, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert, AZ. Born September 13, 1947, in Owensboro, she was preceded in death by her parents, Gus (G.T.) and Dorothy (McMahan) Nuckols of Thruston, KY, and a brother, David Nuckols. Judy attended Thruston Elementary, Daviess County Middle School,...
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Lenda Smeathers Anderson

April 17, 1945 - October 13, 2019

Lenda Smeathers Anderson, 74, of Vinings GA, formerly of Owensboro, went to be with Lord on October 13, 2019. Lenda was born in Clovis, New Mexico, on April 17, 1945 to the late Marvin Jewell and Mary Lenore Daniel Smeathers. Lenda was a descendant of William "Bill" Smeathers, who was the first settler of Owensboro. Her father was a Black Angus cattle farmer, and she would often show her...
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Virginia "Ginny" Medley Wieder

April 29, 1941 - October 13, 2019

Virginia "Ginny" Graham Medley Wieder, 78, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Wellington Parc. Born April 29, 1941 in Louisville to the late Miller Clay Graham and Hallie O'Bryan Graham, Mrs. Wieder received a Master's Degree and was a Special Education teacher for 30 years. She loved birds, crafts, sewing, and making memorial teddy bears as well as playing cards with her bridge...
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Flossie Chapman Walker

October 26, 1952 - October 12, 2019

Flossie Chapman Walker, 66, of Utica, KY, passed away on October 12th, 2019. She was born on October 26th, 1952, in Owensboro to the late Woody and Rose Ballard Chapman. Flossie was a woman of many hats. Her color and style changed from day to day but was always familiar. Her life was as decorative as the accessories she wore. She was selfless and dedicated her life to others. Everyone...
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Mary Alethea Howell French

August 10, 1926 - October 12, 2019

Mary Alethea Howell French, 93, formally of Owensboro and Huntsville, AL, passed away Saturday October 12, 2019 in Franklin, TN where she had lived for the last two years. She was born August 10, 1926 in Island, KY to the late Roscoe and Vessie Eliza Everly Howell. Alethea spent most of her adult life in Owensboro, was a homemaker, and spent many years as a childcare provider in her home. She was...
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Everette "Woody" Martin

February 27, 1933 - October 12, 2019

Everette "Woody" Martin, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Red Banks Skilled Nursing in Henderson. He was born in Salem, Indiana to the late Homer and Alice Hardy Martin. Mr. Martin owned and operated Woody's Transmission for many years. He was also a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margie Kinison Martin; two...
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Patsy Gayle Head

March 5, 1938 - October 12, 2019

Patsy Gayle Head, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Hancock County to the late Fred and Mary Lott Lawson. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Patsy was an avid bowler and loved to watch Family Feud. She thoroughly enjoyed being outdoors and gardening. Patsy had a very warm heart. She...
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Betty Sue Roberts

April 6, 1942 - October 11, 2019

Betty Sue Roberts, 77, of Owensboro, passed away October 11, 2019 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Betty Sue was born April 6, 1942 in Daviess County to the late, Ray and Nancy Foster. She loved the Lord and her family, and never met a stranger. After graduating from Owensboro Sr. High, Betty Sue found joy in showing and raising horses. She then went on to raise her four children...
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Dennis C. Smith

October 25, 1935 - October 11, 2019

Dennis C. Smith, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Friday October 11, 2019 at Taylor Manor Nursing Home in Versailles, Ky. He was born October 25, 1935 in Daviess County to the late Jean B. Smith and Mary Rose Collignon Smith. He graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1953. After graduation, he entered the military service as Air Force Patrolman in the 551st Air Police Squadron with the U.S...
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Martin Godat Kline

June 9, 1960 - October 10, 2019

Martin Godat Kline, 59, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Murray, Ky. passed away after an extended illness in Houston. He was born June 9, 1960 in Lexington, was a 1978 graduate of Murray High School, and received his associates degree from North Houston Community College. While living in Houston, he worked as an I T Specialist for a number of oil and gas companies, giving him an opportunity to...
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Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Leach

March 21, 1936 - October 10, 2019

Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Unsel Leach, 83, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 in the care of her loving children and family. Born March 21, 1936, Mrs. Leach was the daughter of the late W.N. and Anna Reed Bell Unsel and was a 1954 graduate of Daviess County High School. She was a devoted military wife, marrying Army Lieutenant William O. Leach in the Panama Canal Zone in 1960. ...
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Darlene Hope Marks

August 27, 1939 - October 10, 2019

Darlene Hope Marks, 80, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born August 27, 1939 in Doddridge County, WV to the late Arley and Opal Currey. Darlene served as the director of materials management at Mercy Hospital for over 20 years. She enjoyed decorating, cooking, sewing, and quilting. Darlene took delight in watching competitive sports, especially that...
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Elizabeth H. Key

July 11, 1927 - October 10, 2019

Elizabeth H. Key, 92, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 11, 1927 in Furth, Germany, to the late Heinrich and Anna Hohlein. Elizabeth was of a believer in Jesus Christ and a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. She met her husband, James Key, while she was working as a nurse at the American Army Hospital in Nuremberg, Germany after...
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Carl F. Roberts

August 8, 1926 - October 10, 2019

Carl F. Roberts, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. He was born in Daviess County to the late Otto and Sudie Barnett Roberts. Mr. Roberts was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He retired from General Electric after 35 years of service, but his real passion was farming. The farm is still in the family and...
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Shirley Clark Oliver

October 2, 1942 - October 9, 2019

Shirley Clark Oliver, 77, of Philpot, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at her home. She was born October 2, 1942, in Daviess Co. to the late William R. and Amanda Wilson Clark. Shirley was retired as a secretary with Daviess Co. Sand and Gravel and served as a secretary and treasurer with Riverside Baptist Church. She was a 1960 graduate of Owensboro Senior High School and attended...
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Betty Jo (Dever) Sauter

March 16, 1942 - October 8, 2019

Betty Jo (Dever) Sauter, 77, of Evansville, passed away October 8, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born March 16, 1942 in Hartford, KY, to the late Marvin and Dorothy (Farmer) Dever. Betty attended Baker Elementary School and graduated Central High School in 1960. She was a student at Bramwell Business College and married Donnie Sauter on June 12, 1965. Betty was diagnosed with muscular...
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Vernon L. Frashure

August 25, 1930 - October 6, 2019

Vernon L. Frashure, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday October 6, 2019 at Baptist Health Madisonville. He was born August 25, 1930 in McLean County to the late Floyd and Nola Gilmore Frashure. Vernon was retired after serving 22 years in the Army National Guard where he was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict and Cuban Missile Crisis. He then was employed and retired from Cintas Corporation....
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Byron Monroe Woodward

November 17, 1945 - October 6, 2019

Byron Monroe Woodward, 73, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October, 6, 2019 at his home with his wife by his side. Born November 17, 1945 in Daviess County to the late James Monroe Woodward and Eunice Lynch Woodward, he was brave in the face of a harsh disease and faced it with dignity on his own terms. In addition to his parents, Mr. Woodward also was preceded in death by his sisters,...
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Philip "Phil" W. Hodges, Sr.

June 16, 1943 - October 5, 2019

Philip "Phil" W. Hodges Sr., 76, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with his family by his side. Born June 16, 1943 in Dunn, N. Carolina to the late Rudolph Hodges and Angeline Young Hodges, Phil grew up in Alabama and later moved to Columbus, Indiana where he met his future wife, Patricia Cooper. They married at an early age and soon moved to...
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Ethel S. Schrecker

April 27, 1932 - October 5, 2019

Ethel S. Schrecker, 87, of Philpot, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 27, 1932 in Knottsville to the late Leslie and Margaret Payne Sanders. Ethel was a homemaker, a member of St. Williams Catholic Church, but had been attending Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. She was an animal lover, loved gardening and working outside in...
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Deanna Osborne

March 18, 1965 - October 4, 2019

Deanna Osborne, of Greenville, passed away October 4, 2019 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville. She is survived by her mother, Martha Osborne; siblings, Rick Osborne, Mike Osborne, Willy Osborne and Daineen Osborne; nieces and nephews, Pamella Pender, Bairie Kessenger, Michael Kessenger, Jessie Osborne, Amanda Osborne, Nicole Osborne, Dakota Osborne, Anthony Osborne and Christopher...
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Carol Ann (Logsdon) Fitzpatrick

April 1, 1939 - October 3, 2019

Carol Ann (Logsdon) Fitzpatrick, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Owensboro Center. She was born April 1, 1939 in Buffalo, N.Y. to the late Ralph and Evelyn Levea Fitzpatrick. Carol was retired from the American Printing House For The Blind as a machine operator. She was of the Catholic faith and loved her family very much. Carol was very outgoing, she loved...
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Susie Mae Cook

August 27, 1916 - September 30, 2019

Susie Mae Cook, 103, of Philpot passed away Monday, September 30th, at Wellington Park in Owensboro, KY where she was treated like family and loved by all the staff. Born in Daviess County on August 27, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Rollie and Goldie Mae Richardson Ambrose; was a homemaker; and was a devoted member of Friendship Baptist Church in Philpot. Susie enjoyed gardening, her...
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Colleen S. Pinkston

August 19, 1951 - September 29, 2019

Colleen S. Pinkston, 68, of Owensboro, passed away September 29, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Augusta, GA on August 19, 1951 to the late Felton and Sybil Todd. Colleen was kind-hearted and never met a stranger. Her family was her everything and her grandkids were her pride and joy. She enjoyed cooking, music and dancing, thrift shopping and a good western. ...
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Gracie Jo "Sissy" Johnson

February 17, 2008 - September 29, 2019

Gracie Jo "Sissy" Johnson, 11, of Philpot, went to be with the Lord on September 29, 2019 surrounded by her family. Gracie was born February 17, 2008, to Joshua and Andrea Payne Johnson. Gracie was a fun and loving child with a contagious smile and boisterous laugh that always brightened the day of anyone she met. She loved it when her brother pushed her in her stroller and going on "bumpy"...
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James Hugh "Mr. Jim" Boyd

July 18, 1935 - September 29, 2019

James Hugh "Mr. Jim" Boyd passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was 84. He was born in Elba, McLean County Kentucky, a son of the late James Earl and Ruth Frances Walker Boyd. Mr. Boyd operated Mr. Jim's Beauty Salon for 51 years, opening in April of 1962 and closing at his retirement in June of 2013. Another of his ventures was Mr. Jim's Tanning and...
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Eugene "Gene" Miller Nolen

April 8, 1928 - September 29, 2019

Eugene Miller "Gene" Nolen, 91, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at his home in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky and his loving family. Born in LePanto, AR, on April 8, 1928, he was the son of the late John Sterling and Willie Evelyn Miller Nolen. Mr. Nolen retired from General Motors Corvette where he was a paint repair line supervisor for 40 years. He was an Army...
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Paul Irvin Estep Jr.

March 10, 1958 - September 28, 2019

Paul I. Estep Jr., 61, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday September 28, 2019 at his home. He was born March 10, 1958 on a British merchant ship vessel travelling between New York and London, England to the late Paul Sr. and Josephine Flynn Estep. In keeping with his father's Air Force postings in London and Langley, Paul was raised in London, England, Newport News, Virginia and Hampton Roads,...
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Nelda Fay Harpe

February 13, 1942 - September 28, 2019

Nelda Fay Harpe, 77, of Philpot, took her place in Heaven Saturday, September 28, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County to the late Pruitt and Opal Bunch Vanover. Mrs. Harpe retired from Kight Home Center. She attended Trinity Methodist Church and was a long-time member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church in Philpot. Nelda was an avid and productive...
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James Louis "Jimmy" Wilkins, Jr

June 11, 1943 - September 28, 2019

James Louis "Jimmy" Wilkins Jr., 76, of Owensboro, passed away September 28, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 11, 1943, in Daviess County to the late James Louis Sr. and Rose Abell Wilkins. Jimmy was a boilermaker and a Freemason. Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Swank Wilkins; and a brother, Jesse Wilkins. He is survived by his daughters, Katrina...
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Bonnie Head Wright

May 22, 1955 - September 27, 2019

Bonnie Head Wright, 64, of Philpot, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 27, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at home. Bonnie was born on May 22, 1955, to the late Robert and Geraldine Dockemeyer Head. To Bonnie, her family was everything. She never missed a child or grandchild's sporting event and had a special relationship with her siblings. She loved Sunday family cookouts while...
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James Charles "Pac-key" LeBlanc, Sr

September 5, 1947 - September 27, 2019

James Charles "Pac-key" LeBlanc Sr., 72, of Calhoun, passed away September 27, 2019, while under the care of Baptist Health Hospice. He was born September 5, 1947 in Crowley, LA, to the late Isaac and Thelma Morgan LeBlanc. James will be remembered for his sense of humor and for always being the first to offer a helping hand. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jesse and Clarence LeBlanc...
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Timothy Lee "Tim" Record

December 28, 1958 - September 26, 2019

Timothy Lee "Tim" Record, 60, of Evansville, IN passed away Thursday September 26, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born December 28, 1958 in Daviess County, to David Edward Record Sr. and Mary Joan Yeltema Record. Tim was a graduate of Owensboro High School and worked for Williams Bros. Health Care in Henderson, KY, he spent 30 years in the medical equipment field or associated...
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Lorene Glenn

December 6, 1924 - September 25, 2019

Lorene Glenn, 94, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday September 25, 2019 at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born December 6, 1924 in Daviess County to the late James Aubrey and Mary Rose Ambs Hodskins. Lorene was a devout Catholic and a faithful member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and Precious Blood Catholic Church. She lived her life for her...
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Judith Ann "Judy" Bazemore

August 7, 1938 - September 23, 2019

Judith Ann "Judy" Bazemore, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Monday September 23, 2019 at Hermitage Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was born August 7, 1938 in Daviess County to the late Fred and Sue Willie McQuady White. Judy was a retired secretary and worked many years at the Executive Inn. She enjoyed reading, especially her Bible, going to church, listening to music, working crossword...
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Mary Juliette Hurter Murphy

May 31, 1930 - September 22, 2019

Mary Juliette Hurter Murphy, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 while under the care of Hospice. She was born May 31, 1930 in Louisville to the late Louis and Elsie Schnell Hurter. Mary was retired as a secretary with Daviess County Middle School after 29 years. She graduated from Daviess Co. High School in 1947 and then was a graduate of Owensboro Business College. ...
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Rosella Irene "Rose" Lickteig Curtsinger

March 17, 1928 - September 21, 2019

Rosella Irene "Rose" Lickteig Curtsinger, 91, of Owensboro passed away peacefully on September, 21, 2019 at her residence at The Carmel Home. Rose was the fourth born to William and Anna Lickteig of Louisville, and raised on their farm with her siblings Wilbert, Marie and Ann, all of whom have preceded her in death. Though the youngest, Rose was the first of the sisters to drive the truck, as...
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Ronnie Duke

December 9, 1954 - September 19, 2019

Ronnie Duke, 64, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, September 19 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Louisville to the late Leslie and Beulah Thompson. Ronnie had a passion for classic cars and hot rods. Most of his career involved restoring cars or working in a body shop. He also did a lot of tinkering on a variety of things, including motorcycles. Ronnie enjoyed history...
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Sandra Kay Priest

October 18, 1945 - September 19, 2019

Sandra Kay Priest, 73, of Owensboro passed away September 19, 2019, at her home under the care of Hospice of Western KY. Sandra was born in Owensboro on October 18, 1945 to the late William and Lydia Wilhite Henderson. Sandra enjoyed spending time with her kids, grandkids, and sister. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Billy and Byron Henderson; a step-son...
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Wayne Bruce Pannell

July 14, 1931 - September 18, 2019

Wayne Bruce Pannell, age 88, of Hartford, Kentucky passed peacefully on September 18, 2019, surrounded by his family. Wayne was retired from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture where he was an inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency outreach, after leaving a 40+ year farming career. He was born to parents Jackson Walker Pannell and Carrie Aster Hill Pannell on July 14, 1931. Wayne...
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Hazel Maglinger Miller

October 19, 1930 - September 17, 2019

Hazel Maglinger Miller, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 19, 1930 in Owensboro to the late James Frederick and Bertha Long Maglinger. Hazel was a member of Third Baptist Church and retired from General Electric and M.P.D. Hazel was a woman of deep faith and had an extraordinary sense of humor...
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Vincent J. Dick

August 14, 1929 - September 17, 2019

Vincent J. Dick, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Evansville, Indiana to the late Bernard and Caroline Elpers Dick. Vincent was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was co-owner and operator of Owensboro Auto Trim, retiring at the age of 82. Mr. Dick was a long-time member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church....
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Rev. B. Harry Spurrier

October 15, 1927 - September 17, 2019

The Reverend B. Harry Spurrier, Jr., a minister of The United Methodist Church and 6th generation member of the clergy, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Wellington Parc. He was 91. Rev. Spurrier loved the Lord and was a member of the United Methodist Annual Conference for over 54 years. He was born in Smithland, Kentucky, one of nine children of the late B. Harry Spurrier, Sr. and...
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Joe "JV" Phelps

January 22, 1931 - September 17, 2019

Joe V. "JV" Phelps, 88, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, September, 17, 2019 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab. Born January 22, 1931 in Butler County to the late Noah and Golda Duke Phelps, Mr. Phelps grew up one of eight children. The years have now reduced their number to only two, leaving his brother, Larry Phelps (Liz) and sister, Deloris Rhoads (Terry). Along with them, those left to...
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Hilda Walker Martin

April 10, 1927 - September 16, 2019

Hilda Walker Martin, 92, of Owensboro, passed away Monday September 16, 2019 at her home. She was born April 10, 1927 in Calhoun to the late Robert Smith Walker and Renetta Green Walker. Hilda enjoyed her family, farming, flying, and was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Charles E. Martin II. Hilda is survived by her...
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Beverly Jane Bell

October 26, 1930 - September 14, 2019

Beverly Jane Bell, 88, of Daviess County passed away Saturday, September, 14, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 26, 1930 in the home where she was raised in Daviess County to the late Robert Austin Magan and Daisy Eugenia Hewlett Magan. Beverly graduated from Daviess Co. High School and received her degree in Education from WKU with post-graduate work at...
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Judith Ann "Judy" Fischer

May 16, 1942 - September 14, 2019

Judith Ann "Judy" Fischer, 77, of Owensboro, left to go to her heavenly home on Saturday September 14, 2019 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 16, 1942 in Daviess Co. to the late Bernard Joseph and Dorothy Starks Clark. Judy was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and was retired from the Days Inn as a registration clerk. She also had worked at General...
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Jessie Carroll Moseley Bellamy

November 10, 1932 - September 12, 2019

Jessie Carroll (Moseley) Bellamy, 86, died Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest, in Owensboro. Jessie was born November 10, 1932, near Whitesville, to her late parents, Phillip May Moseley and Oma Dean (Rodgers) Moseley. She was a member of Friendship Church of Christ, near Deanefield, Kentucky. A life-long resident of Daviess and Ohio counties, Jessie had moved...
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Satbir Gollen

July 2, 1970 - September 11, 2019

Satbir Gollen, 49, of Owensboro, passed away at U.K. Medical Center on September 11, 2019. He was born July 2, 1970 in Haryana, India to Ajmer Singh and Sona Devi. Satbir was a God loving man who will be missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with a prayer service beginning at 1:30 p.m. ...
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Donnie Sheppard

August 16, 1954 - September 9, 2019

Donnie Sheppard, 65, of Owensboro, passed away September 9, 2019. He was born August 16, 1954, in Leitchfield, KY to the late Norman and Opal Johnson Sheppard. Donnie was an avid guitar player and a big fan of UK basketball, The Beatles and Taylor Swift. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran, serving our country in the Navy. Donnie is survived by his children, Jennifer Sheppard and Jason Sheppard and...
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Dorothy Jean Bartlett

January 13, 1937 - September 9, 2019

Dorothy Jean Bartlett, 82, of Sacramento, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Monday September 9, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 13, 1937 in St. Lawrence to the late Edward Calhoun Johnson and Agnes Euphrasia Coomes. Dorothy enjoyed boating, camping and hanging out with her family at Rough River for many years. She was known for working her word search puzzles,...
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Zuetta Boyd

August 24, 1947 - September 8, 2019

Zuetta Boyd, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at her home. She was born in Spencer County, Indiana to the late Robert B. and Dora B. Parm Hanley. Mrs. Boyd retired from Community Alternatives of Kentucky (CAKY-Green River). Her work also included more than twenty years of service as an OBGYN Surgical Technician at Daviess County Hospital and many years as a private nurse...
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Patricia Ann Higdon Roby

July 10, 1931 - September 8, 2019

Patricia Ann Higdon Roby, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday September 8, 2019 at Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest. She was born July 10, 1931 in Daviess County, to the late Agustine and Margaret Janie Aud Higdon. Patricia was a homemaker, taking care of her 7 children as they grew up, along with all their friends who enjoyed being at the Roby home. She even served as a caretaker in her...
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Deacon James Rowe

September 4, 2019 - September 6, 2019

Deacon James Rowe was born on September 4, 2019 at Owensboro Health (8 lbs, 13 oz) and finished his short but victorious race of life on September 6, 2019 at Norton's Children's Hospital. In just two days on earth, Deacon inspired everyone who met him to reach out to Christ and had individuals on four separate continents praying for him. He had the courage of Superman-a nickname his father felt...
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Betty "Blue" Sue Patterson

August 30, 1938 - September 6, 2019

Betty "Blue" Sue Patterson, 81, of Owensboro passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born August 30, 1938, in Muhlenberg County to the late Alva and Katherine Miller Allen, Betty graduated from Sacramento High School. She was always a person of strong faith and the most patriotic person who loved the Star Spangled Banner which was for her one of the highlights...
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Susan Barger Mayes

July 16, 1947 - September 4, 2019

Susan Barger Mayes, 72, of Hawesville, passed away September 4, 2019 at home. She was born July 16, 1947 in Owensboro, to the late John Randall and Elizabeth Lucille Barger. Susan is also preceded in death by her brother, Michael Norris Barger. She retired as a Maintenance Clerk from Hill Air Force Base in Utah, loved cross stitch and caring for her animals. Susan donated frequently to Spay-A...
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Daniel H. Hughes, Jr.

November 20, 1941 - September 4, 2019

Daniel Haddox Hughes Jr, 77, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born November 20, 1941 in Louisville to the late Daniel H. Hughes Sr. and Evelyn Rose Hughes, Dan served his country in the Navy. He loved his wife, children, and grandchildren and enjoyed gardening, landscaping, fishing, and being outdoors. He retired from Modern Welding...
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Jamie L. Irwin

August 24, 1959 - September 4, 2019

Jamie L. Irwin, 60, of Owensboro, passed away September 4, 2019 at home. He was born August 24, 1959 to the late Carlos Irwin and Dorothy Ralph. Jamie was a Millwright and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Jamie is survived by his wife, Janet L. Irwin; children, Jessica Irwin Gish (Shauna), Jarrod Irwin (Rachel); grandchildren, Trevor Goldsberry, Trace Goldsberry, Tenneson Irwin,...
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Victoria A. "Vickie" Buford

January 21, 1953 - September 2, 2019

Victoria A. "Vickie" Buford, 66, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born January 21, 1953 in Owensboro to the late Roy and Oneida Young Lee. Her greatest and most treasured role in life was being a Mom and Grandma. She worked alongside her husband serving as office manager for L.A. Buford, Inc. On any given day you could find...
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Sister Helen Smith

August 6, 1946 - September 2, 2019

Sister Helen Smith, 73, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 42nd year of religious life. She was a native of Bartlesville, Okla. Sister Helen was a creative woman, from her beautiful knitting to developing spiritual programs for the children who she loved to lead into the mystery of God. She was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan.,...
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Ava N. Shepherd

May 2, 1941 - August 26, 2019

Ava N. Shepherd, 78, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 while surrounded by family. She was under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Ava was born in Poplar Grove, Kentucky to the late Wilfred and Thresa L. Durbin McLaughlin. She was a co-owner of Daviess County Insurance Agency and a long-time member of the First Church of the Nazarene. Ava was an animal lover and enjoyed...
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Larry E. Daugherty, Sr.

November 5, 1945 - August 25, 2019

Larry E. Daugherty, Sr., 73 of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 5, 1945 in Daviess Co. to the late Lonnie T. and Anna Henderson Daugherty, Sr. Larry was retired as an auto body repairman having worked for several body shops including Don Moore and Roberts Motors and had been attending First Free Will Baptist Church. ...
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Mary Ann Howard

August 15, 1938 - August 24, 2019

Mary Ann Howard, 81, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky surrounded by her loving family. Born August 15, 1938 in Knottsville to the late Joseph Vincent Howard and Mary Charlesetta "Chunk" Roby, Miss Howard graduated from St. Williams High School. Being one of eight children, she was like a second mom who helped raise her brothers and...
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Ken McFelea

September 12, 1932 - August 23, 2019

Captain Kenneth Earl McFelea, 86, of Evansville and formerly of Owensboro, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at his residence with his wife by his side. Born September 12, 1932 in Green County to the late Patrick and Ora Dobson McFelea, Ken grew up in Milltown, Indiana. He was a patriot who was devoted to the country he proudly and respectfully served as a US Coast Guardsman for 31 years. He...
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