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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

Dorothy Jean Ford

December 23, 1933 - January 15, 2021

Dorothy Jean Ford, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on January 15th, 2021, at Wellington Parc of Owensboro. She was born in Owensboro, KY in 1933 to the late John A. and Edith Fulkerson Strehl. Dot was preceded in death by her husband Reyburn W. Ford, and her sisters, Virginia Hempel, Clara Burton and Betty Pruden. In 1952, Dot married her high school sweetheart, Reyburn W. Ford, and celebrated...
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Clyde Griffin Kincaid

March 11, 1932 - January 15, 2021

Clyde Griffin Kincaid, 88, of Owensboro, passed away January 15, 2021, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. He was born March 11, 1932 in Owensboro to the late Ernest and Bessie Lynch Kincaid. Clyde loved meeting his coffee group at Burger King regularly, coined the "Astronauts" as the employees would joke, as they were excellent at "taking up space." He has finally joined his best buddies from the group,...
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William Neil Padgett

August 31, 1937 - January 13, 2021

Dr. William Neil Padgett, 83, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at his home. Dr. Padgett was born in Florence S.C. and was raised in PeeDee, SC. He graduated from Davidson College in 1959 and the Medical University of South Carolina in 1963, where he completed his internship and residency in 1968. As a Lt. Commander in the Navy, he was assigned as a physician to The United States Naval...
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Bright Lyons

October 20, 1948 - January 13, 2021

Bright Lyons, 72, of Louisville, passed away January 13, 2021, while at Hosparus Health Inpatient Care. He was born October 20, 1948 in Owensboro to the late Walker Sr. and Lila Lyons. Bright was a member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church and an avid U of L sports fan. Bright was preceded in death by his son, Brian Acton Sr.; and his brothers, James Adams and Walker Lyons Jr. He is survived...
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Jeff L. Hillard

August 21, 1957 - January 13, 2021

Jeff L. Hillard, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born in Owensboro to the late William Hillard and Dorothy Hillard Leishman. Jeff worked at Aleris and had also spent more than twenty years with Yager Materials. He was a longtime member of Church Alive and was bold in his faith. Jeff was skilled with his hands in many ways,...
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Sister Rose Marie Craycroft

December 21, 1923 - January 13, 2021

Sister Rose Marie Craycroft, 97, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 79th year of religious life. She was a native of New Haven. Sister Rose Marie was a prayerful, positive person who had great artistic ability. Her former religious name was Sister Mary Clarence. She taught at St. Joseph School, Central City (1944-45), and St....
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Buddy Collins

August 2, 1946 - January 13, 2021

Buddy Collins, 74, of Rockport, passed away January 13, 2021, at Millers Merry Manor. He was born August 2, 1946 in Norton, VA, to the late Woodrow and Martha Ellen Collins. Buddy enjoyed fishing, playing golf, and most of all, being with his family. He loved watching wrestling and Westerns on the T.V. Buddy was a simple man who enjoyed life's simple pleasures. He had never met a stranger, which...
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Celia J. Terrell

November 11, 1950 - January 13, 2021

Celia J. Terrell, 70, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her home. She was born November 11, 1950, in Owensboro, to the late Allen and Edna Tanner. Celia was a loving and dedicated homemaker and loved her children dearly. She babysat many children through the years and enjoyed car riding trips with her sister-in-law Margaret. Along with her parents, she was also preceded...
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Christopher Ryan Roberts

October 6, 1982 - January 11, 2021

Christopher Ryan Roberts, born October 6, 1982, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home, Monday, January 11, 2021, at the age of 38. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting. Chris was full of love and laughter and known for his playful pranks on family and friends. He cared deeply for his family and close friends. Chris had a generous heart and was always willing to help...
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Sandra Lee DeLacey

October 11, 1948 - January 10, 2021

Sandra Lee DeLacey, 72, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Sunday January 10th, 2021. Sandy, or "Grandma" as most of Owensboro called her, was truly one of a kind. She was the kind of woman who never met a stranger. To know her, was to love her. Sandy loved spending time with her extremely large family and spoiling her 23 grandchildren and 16 great...
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Darrell Thomas Lee Goins

September 22, 1943 - January 10, 2021

Darrell Thomas Lee Goins, 77, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home. Born September 22, 1943 in Daviess County to the late William Herman Goins and Alma Edna King Goins, Darrell retired from Whirlpool after 38 years. He enjoyed traveling with The Golden Partners, going to auctions, and being with his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In...
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James L. "Jim" Tucker

April 18, 1941 - January 10, 2021

James L. "Jim" Tucker, 79, left us to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 2:26 p.m. He was a loving, devoted husband, an excellent dad to two sons, and a very giving granddad and great granddad. Jim was a U.S. Army veteran and was retired from Commonwealth Aluminum in Lewisport, KY. He will celebrate his 80th birthday with God his Father and Jesus his Savior on April 18th of this...
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Billy C. Bartlett

August 26, 1937 - January 10, 2021

Billy C. Bartlett, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Wellington Parc. He was born August 26, 1937, in Ohio County, to the late Rosel Bartlett and Pearl Bozarth Crowe. Billy was retired from the United States Navy where he proudly served for 20 years. After that he worked for Mullen and Haynes for 22 years, before retiring for good. He was a deacon at Yelvington Baptist...
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Wanda Faye Heifner

May 13, 1928 - January 10, 2021

Wanda Faye Heifner, 92, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021. She was born May 13, 1928, in Daviess County, to the late Jackson and Susie Bell Pate Braden. Wanda loved going fishing and was a big fan of the University of Kentucky basketball team. Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Earl Heifner; and several brothers and sisters. ...
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Alan R. "Coach Al" Walter

March 16, 1953 - January 9, 2021

Alan R. "Coach Al" Walter, 67, of Owensboro, passed away on January 9, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 16, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio. He was a graduate of Bishop Ready High School in Columbus and Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where he set basketball scoring and assist records. He coached basketball at Berney Points Christian School, Tuscaloosa Central...
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Shonda Star-Janetta Barnes Rodriguez

December 25, 1983 - January 9, 2021

Shonda Star-Janetta Barnes Rodriguez, 37, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Wuresburg, Germany. Shonda was a graduate of Owensboro High and had worked as a C.N.A. at the Wendell Foster Center and nursing homes. She had also worked as a server at local restaurants. Shonda enjoyed crafting, scrap booking and spending time...
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Henry "Hank" Rumage , Jr.

September 30, 1938 - January 9, 2021

Henry "Hank" Rumage Jr., 82, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Woodmont Health Campus in Boonville, Indiana. Born September 30, 1938 in Daviess County to the late Henry "H.J." Rumage Sr and Mary Coomes Rumage, Hank a.k.a. Junior served in the U.S. Army. He was employed at G.E. for 14 years and then at Big Rivers Electric as an operator for 15 years until retirement as well as...
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Chad Perkins

March 3, 1972 - January 9, 2021

Chad Perkins, of Owensboro, passed away January 9, 2021. He was born March 3, 1972 in Taylor County, Ky. Chad worked as a Laborer at Apex Renovations and was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Perkins and grandmother, Jesse Perkins. He is survived by his wife, Crystal Perkins; children, Carter Rice, Sumer Perkins and Devon Perkins; daughter-in-law, Rachel Rice; grandson, Wyatt Rice;...
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Phyllis Ann Foreman

July 14, 1943 - January 9, 2021

Phyllis Ann Foreman, 77, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 14, 1943, in Rockport, Indiana, to the late George Elmer and Nellie Johnson Crabtree. Phyllis loved going to the casino, playing bingo, and visiting the Mundy Center. She enjoyed her flowers and gardening, attending festivals, watching NASCAR and taking care of her...
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Joseph A. Rhodes

April 4, 1928 - January 8, 2021

Joseph A. Rhodes, 92, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Wellington Parc. He was born in Whitesville, Kentucky to the late Noel and Ora Christian Rhodes. Mr. Rhodes retired from Green River Steel where he worked as a millwright. He had also worked for G.E. (Ken-Rad) and in the oil fields for J.C. Miller Drilling. Joseph was a long-time member of St. Stephen Cathedral. He...
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Betty J. Lanham

October 24, 1936 - January 8, 2021

Betty J. Lanham, 84, of Owensboro passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born October 24, 1936 in Daviess County to the late James Blair Cooper and Fanny Bell Payne Cooper, Betty was a sweet lady with a great sense of humor. She was a big fan of Rod Stewart and enjoyed eating with her family at Mindy's Kitchen. Betty loved to shop and grow beautiful flowers...
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Donald E. Bartley, Jr.

October 16, 1946 - January 8, 2021

Donald E. Bartley Jr., 74, of Owensboro passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport. Born October 16, 1946 in Hopkinsville to the late Donald Bartley Sr. and Georgia Juanita King Bartley, Don served in the U.S. Navy where he learned the trade of electrician. He later moved to San Diego, California and secured employment with Hewlett-Packard for 27 years. Don was known...
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Sandra Benedict

February 28, 1954 - January 5, 2021

Sandra Kay Benedict, 66, of Owensboro, passed peacefully away on Tuesday, January 5, 2020. Sandy was born February 28, 1954 to the late Artie, Jr. and Barbara Embry of Owensboro. She was loved by so many including her husband, son, and four grandchildren who she loved dearly. Sandy was an incredibly talented artist and musician who attended Brescia College to study art. She loved to shop and...
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David Gray

February 21, 1955 - January 5, 2021

David Gray, 65, of Owensboro, formerly of Whitesville, passed away after his courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, January 5, 2021. He was born February 21, 1955, in Portsmouth, Ohio, to the late Arthur "Red" and Mildred Marksberry Gray. David retired February 28, 2020, as Business Manager of IUOE Local 181 out of Henderson, KY with over 30 years of service to the work and the members. He...
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Aaron B. Anderson

November 10, 1955 - January 4, 2021

Aaron B. Anderson, 65, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 10, 1955 in Daviess County. Aaron was of the Baptist faith and was employed at Rabin Tire Co. where he was the manager and had worked for 43 years. He loved loud and fast cars and especially loved his 1967 Corvette and car shows. Aaron was skilled at...
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Houston McCulloch "Mac" Morris

April 29, 1924 - January 4, 2021

Houston McCulloch "Mac" Morris, 96, of Owensboro, passed away January 4, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with his daughter holding his hand. Mac was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on April 29, 1924, to the late Houston McCulloch Morris and Margaret Rufine Jake Morris Brame. Mac left high school and served four years before he returned to finish high school. He was a WWII Navy...
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Jackie Barnett Peveler

September 12, 1934 - January 4, 2021

Jackie Barnett Peveler, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born September 12, 1934 in Hopkins County to the late James Monroe Barnett and Gladys Barnett Stevens, Jackie was a devoted member of Third Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, often as a soloist, taught Sunday School, and was active in WMU. While she devoted much of her time as...
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Harold "Brick" Sanders, Jr.

February 21, 1957 - January 4, 2021

Harold "Brick" Sanders Jr., 63, of Evansville, passed away Monday January 4th, 2020 with his beloved wife Jackie by his side, who has always been the best to all of us. He was born February 21, 1957, in Daviess County to the late Lena Sanders. Harold loved to ride his motorcycle with his friends and never met a stranger. Along with his mother, Harold was preceded in death by his brother,...
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Amye Cleona Smith Durham

April 13, 1936 - January 3, 2021

Amye Cleona Durham, 84 of Mount Juliet, Tennessee formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Sunday, January 03, 2021 at Kempton Assisted Living in Hermitage, Tennessee. Born in Grayson County, Kentucky on April 13, 1936. She was a 1957 graduate and Valedictorian of Murray State College- Owensboro Daviess County School of Nursing. She was a former member of Parrish Avenue Baptist Church. She...
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Joseph Benedict Smith

March 21, 1929 - January 3, 2021

Joseph Benedict Smith, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born in Daviess County to the late Joseph and Lillian McCann Smith. J.B. was raised on a farm during hard times but love and faith bound his family together with heart, compassion and a deeply rooted moral compass. He spent many hours challenging himself at golf, but...
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Tommy Bunner Shutt

May 16, 1944 - January 2, 2021

Tommy Bunner Shutt, 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 2, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Tommy was born on May 16, 1944, in Rockport, Indiana, to the late Thomas and Cathryn Bunner. Tommy was a graduate of Rockport High School and Lockyear Business College. She was an Executive Employment Service Administrator for South...
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Charles T. Day, Jr.

January 19, 1930 - January 2, 2021

Charles Taylor Day, Jr., 90, of Owensboro went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Hermitage Care and Rehab. He was born January 19, 1930 in Daviess County to the late Charles and Thelma Day. Charlie was a deacon at Walnut Street Baptist Church and later at Buena Vista Baptist Church. He was also a Sunday School teacher and devoted Christian. Charlie loved the church and...
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Robert C. Lindow

May 16, 1929 - January 1, 2021

Robert C. Lindow, 91, of Owensboro, passed away January 1, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 16, 1929 in Gross Pointe, MI, to the late Clarence and Ada Lindow. Robert was a devoted Catholic and a longtime member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church. He was an avid woodworker and artist. Robert will be remembered for being a lover of life and for never...
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Vera "Jean" Gray

February 28, 1939 - December 31, 2020

Vera "Jean" Gray, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. She was born February 28, 1939, in Owensboro, to the late James William and Lillian Sutherland Wells. Jean was a longtime member of Macedonia Baptist Church where she was very active in volunteering with MOPS, the Bereavement Meal Committee, visiting people at Hillcrest Nursing Home,...
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Crystal Danielle Cochran Fox

September 14, 1984 - December 30, 2020

Crystal Danielle Cochran Fox passed away after a 16-day battle with COVID-19 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis, on December 30th, 2020 in Memphis, TN at the age of 36. Crystal was born on September 14th, 1984 in Fort Belvoir, VA to Jeffrey and Covena Cochran. She graduated from Frontier High School in 2002. After moving to Memphis, TN, Crystal began working for AT&T as a Customer Service...
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Jeanne Wood

November 5, 1938 - December 30, 2020

Jeanne Wood, 82, of Owensboro, went to with her Lord, on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 5, 1938 in Nottingham, England to the late Jenny Heaton Barker and Thomas Hollingworth. Jeanne was a member of the Owensboro Gospel Kingdom Church and retired after 32 years as a caregiver with the Dixon State School in Dixon, Illinois. She moved to...
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Gary Robert Hart

April 8, 1943 - December 30, 2020

Gary Robert Hart died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the age of 77. Gary was a retired automotive mechanic and a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses. He was a loving and affectionate husband, a wonderful father, one fun Papaw, a crazy brother, fine friend to many, a living example of Christian qualities, and caring elder to the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Gary was preceded in...
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James K. Williams

January 10, 1930 - December 29, 2020

James K. Williams, 90, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on December 29, 2020. James was born in Ohio County on January 10, 1930, to the late Charlie and Paulene Williams. He was a member of Breckenridge Street United Methodist Church, served in the US Army during the Korean War, and later retired from Greenriver Steel. James enjoyed working on bicycles and picking at flea markets. He...
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Loretta Harrington Meserve

June 8, 1933 - December 29, 2020

Loretta Harrington Meserve, 87, of Owensboro, formerly of Knottsville, passed away December 29, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born June 8, 1933 in Owensboro to the late Carl and Hattie Harrington. Loretta was a lifelong member of St. William Catholic Church. She retired from the Daviess County Board of Education where she loved her job as a bus driver and monitor. Loretta was also a...
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Linda Faye Wilkins Falloway

February 14, 1951 - December 29, 2020

Linda Faye Wilkins Falloway, 69, of Owesboro, passed away December 29, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born February 14, 1951 in Owensboro to the late Kenneth and Evelyn Wilkins. Family was everything to Linda, and she loved her children and grandchildren above all else. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Falloway; her sister, Darlene...
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Barbara Sue Potts

July 9, 1935 - December 29, 2020

Barbara Sue Potts, 85, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. She was born July 9, 1935, in Daviess County, to the late Harold and Carmen Sanders Gray. Barbara was a member of the Masonville Methodist church and the Ensor Lodge Eastern Star for many years. Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her loving husband Wendell...
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Dorothy Young Thomas

February 2, 1930 - December 28, 2020

Dorothy Young Thomas, 90, of Owensboro, entered her heavenly home on Monday, December 28, 2020. She was born February 2, 1930 to the late Rudy and Alice Ilene Young. She was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church and lived out her life in service to her loving Savior, Jesus Christ. Dorothy served as a Sunday School teacher, Girls in Action and Royal Ambassador leader, choir member, custodian,...
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Sister Mary Patrick McDonagh

August 12, 1930 - December 28, 2020

Sister Mary Patrick McDonagh, 90, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Dec. 28, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 68th year of religious life. She was a native of Trienbawn, County Galway, Ireland. Sister Mary Patrick was the epitome of Ursuline hospitality, always an encouraging word to whoever she met. She was an Ursuline Sister of Belleville, Ill., prior to that community's...
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Margaret Berry

December 28, 2020

Margaret Berry departed this world on Monday, December 28, 2020, as she lived it, fearless of death and at peace, surrounded by loving family through whom her legacy will survive. Heaven, it would appear, needed her more, and we can't blame God for taking such a remarkable person sooner than we wanted to let her go. She will be missed by all that knew her for her love of life, compassion,...
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Betty Jane Miller

June 30, 1929 - December 28, 2020

Betty Jane Miller, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020. She was born June 30, 1929, in Peebles, Ohio to the late Forest and Lula Belle Thurman Reed. Betty enjoyed babysitting, quilting and sewing, working puzzles and singing and playing her guitar. She was also a member of Good Shepherd Church. Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Lester,...
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Joyce Marie Woodward Keller

March 21, 1931 - December 27, 2020

Joyce Marie Woodward Keller, 89, of Owensboro, passed away December 27, 2020, at her home. Joyce was born in Owensboro on March 21, 1931, to Herbert and Elizabeth Woodward Sr. She was a member of St. Martin Catholic Parish for more than sixty years. Joyce spent fourteen years in Florida with her husband Vincent Gerald, where they were members of St. Timothy Catholic Church. Most recently, she...
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Charles Gregory "Greg" Johnson

January 23, 1946 - December 27, 2020

Charles Gregory "Greg" Johnson, 74, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born January 23, 1946, he was the son of the late Ruth Agnes Higdon Johnson and Justin Aloysius Johnson. He was a devoted husband of 50 years and most recently caregiver to his loving wife, Linda, who was called home on March 11, 2020. Greg was drafted in 1964 and...
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Carolyn Sumner Ford

April 11, 1944 - December 26, 2020

Carolyn Sumner Ford, 76, of Habit, passed away on Saturday, December 26, at her home. She was born April 11, 1944 in Daviess Co. to the late Aaron and Helen Rowan Sumner. Carolyn was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church and was retired from the Daviess Co. School System having worked in the lunchroom at Highland Elementary. Carolyn enjoyed the outdoors, working in her yard, and traveling. She...
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Minnie Lee Byrd

August 30, 1941 - December 26, 2020

Minnie Lee Byrd, age 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 26, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 30, 1941, in Boligee, Alabama, to the late Charley and Mary Mitchel. Minnie later moved to Owensboro and became Mother of Zion Baptist Church. Minnie was a very devoted wife, sister, and grandmother. She was a very caring and loving woman. She always kept a...
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Christine E. Goerz

April 6, 1952 - December 26, 2020

Christine E. Goerz, 68, of Owensboro, passed away Friday morning, December 26, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Daviess County to the late Hugh and Katherine Lamar on April 6, 1952. Christine graduated from Hancock County High School in 1970 and from the University of Kentucky in 1973 and married Robert "Bob" Goerz that same year,...
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Peter Xavier Armendarez, PhD

September 7, 1930 - December 25, 2020

On Christmas day, noted educator and scientist Professor Peter Xavier Armendarez, PhD (90), died surrounded by his children. A transplant from Southern California, he and his wife, the late Charlene Towery Armendarez of Calhoun lived in Owensboro Kentucky for over 50 years where they raised 8 children and were members of St. Stephen Cathedral. Peter was born on Sept 7, 1930 in San Pedro,...
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Joyce J. Evans

March 2, 1940 - December 25, 2020

Joyce J. Evans, 80, of Owensboro, went home to her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 25, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born March 2, 1940 in Flint, Michigan to the late Arthur and Mary Louise Nelson Curtis, Joyce graduated from Owensboro High School (class of '58) and married her high school sweetheart, Charles Evans. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for several places...
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Teresa "Little T" Johnson

June 26, 1945 - December 24, 2020

Teresa "Little T" Johnson, 75, of Lewisport passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. Born June 26, 1945 in Daviess County to the late John Raymond Lanham and Willa Mae Winkler Lanham, was the owner and operator of the Little T Diner. She had started in the restaurant business in Rosedale, Indiana then moved to Owensboro where everyone came to know Owensboro...
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Robert E. Montgomery

July 22, 1931 - December 22, 2020

Robert Montgomery, 89, of Owensboro, passed away December 22, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Browns Valley, KY to the late Floyd and Loretta Weaver Montgomery on July 22, 1931. Robert was a Navy Veteran and went on to join the Owensboro Police Force in 1961. He worked his way up to Sergeant of Evidence Collection from 1981 through 1988 when he became Lieutenant and...
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Ronald E Payne

August 14, 1951 - December 22, 2020

Ronald E. Payne, 69, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at his home. He was born in Breckenridge County to the late James Arthur and Nancy D. DeJarnette Payne. Ronnie was a truck driver for many years and retired from Quality Carriers. In his younger years, he also spent several years as a mechanic at the Don Moore auto dealership. Mr. Payne was a longtime member of Saints...
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Helen L. Evans

November 22, 1947 - December 20, 2020

Helen L. Evans, 73, of Owensboro passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born November 22, 1947 in Daviess County to the late Vernon and Pauline Rogers Page, Helen graduated from Owensboro High School (class of '65) with honors. She devoted her time to raising her family and then began working at G.E. and later M.P.D. from which she retired in 2008. Helen...
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Timothy "Buddy" O'Bryan

September 27, 1965 - December 18, 2020

Timothy "Buddy" O'Bryan, 55, of Owensboro, passed away after a courageous battle with lung cancer on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Daviess Co. on September 27, 1965 to Faye O'Bryan and the late Charles O'Bryan. He was a proud 1983 graduate of Owensboro High School "F.I.L.D." Buddy worked over 20 years at Omico...
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William B. "Bill" Carrico

May 20, 1950 - December 16, 2020

William B. "Bill" Carrico, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 20, 1950 in Daviess Co. to the late James Wallace and Frances Bickwermert Carrico. He was of the Catholic faith and retired from the Aleris Co. after 37 years. Bill was an avid fan of U. K. basketball and Atlanta Braves baseball. He had a great sense...
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Steve Veach

June 10, 1956 - December 16, 2020

Steve Veach, 64, of Hartford, passed away December 16, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 10, 1956 in Daviess County to Marshall and Shirley Veach. Steve retired from Century Aluminum after 45 years of service. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed landscaping. Steve will be remembered for having a joke for everything, and how he had stories for days. His family loved...
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Howell Wayne Black

December 3, 1948 - December 15, 2020

Howell Wayne Black, 72, of Fordsville, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at his home. He was born December 3, 1948, in Owensboro, to Lyman Douglas and Geneva Louise Ragland Black. Howell was a worker, starting at the age of fifteen he was always working, and eventually started and ran his own drywall business for 55 years up until this time last year, known as B & B Drywall. He enjoyed cars...
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Martha M. Hamilton

March 14, 1927 - December 13, 2020

Martha M. Hamilton, 93, of Owensboro, passed away December 13, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Hancock County on March 14, 1927 to the late James B. and Agnes McGovern. Martha grew up on a farm. Her father would tell people that she and her sister were the best farm hands he ever had. That was, until her sister Mary, talked her into going to work at G.E., where she...
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Mary Jean Sims

June 4, 1925 - December 11, 2020

Mary Jean Ebelhar Sims, 95, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord Friday, December 11, 2020 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born in Daviess County to the late Michael and Antoinette Weber Ebelhar. Mary retired from S.W. Anderson's Department Store where she served for more than twenty-three years. She was a fifty-three year member of Immaculate Catholic Church where she...
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Francis Bernard Watrous

September 3, 1932 - December 11, 2020

Francis Bernard Watrous, 88, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on December 11, 2020, surrounded by his wife and family. He was born on August 3, 1932, in Beacon, New York, to the late Francis Bernard and Alice Mae Wood Watrous, following his twin sisters Clara and Justina Watrous. Fran graduated from Wappingers Falls Central High School in 1950, then joined the Navy and was sent to Great...
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Helen Irene Schwarzkopf

July 19, 1936 - December 11, 2020

Helen Irene Schwarzkopf, 84, of Poseyville, Indiana passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital. Born July 19, 1936 in Sterling, Illinois to the late Herman and Sarah Hussong Buchwald, Helen worked at Elberfeld Block Company for over 25 years. She attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Poseyville. Helen loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed crocheting...
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Virginia Kay Bruner

July 27, 1943 - December 10, 2020

Virginia Kay Bruner, 77, went to be with her Lord and Savior, December 10, 2020 , Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. For the last 5 months she had been a resident of the Fordsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Virginia was born in Daviess County, July 27, 1943, and was raised in Lewisport. She was the youngest daughter of Virgil Long and Martha Elizabeth Berkshire Long. Virginia was...
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Debra Jarvis

September 21, 1957 - December 10, 2020

Debra Jarvis, 63, of Owensboro, passed away December 10, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born September 21, 1957 in Owensboro to the late Charles Jarvis and Joan White. Debra was also preceded in death by her grandparents "Da da" and Willie Pearl Jarvis. Services are private. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be left for the family at www...
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Carrie Lynn Goatee

February 9, 1971 - December 10, 2020

Carrie Lynn Goatee, 49, of Owensboro, passed away December 10, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro on February 9, 1971 to Al and Janie Staples. Carrie was a 1989 graduate of Apollo High School and went on to cosmetology school. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Carrie enjoyed spending time with her family. No matter the circumstances in her...
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Mildred Jane Burden Buckner

October 6, 1943 - December 10, 2020

Mildred Jane Buckner, 77, went to be with her Lord and Savior December 10, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born to the late Harry C. Burden and Mary Louise Horton Burden October 6, 1943 in Sorgho, KY. Milderd was a member of Woodward Valley Baptist Church, where she enjoyed her church family. Her most relished moments were spent at Cravens Bay fishing with her treasured brothers,...
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Mary Jo Schadler

June 8, 1934 - December 10, 2020

Mary Jo Schadler, 86, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020. She was a resident of Hermitage Nursing and Rehab for over 13 years. Born June 8, 1934 in Daviess County to the late Frank Schadler Sr. and Carrie Froehlich Schadler, Mary Jo attended Mount St. Joseph Academy. She was a life-time member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Curdsville and a devoted Catholic often heard...
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Oda E. Shouse, Jr.

December 1, 1937 - December 8, 2020

Oda E. Shouse, Jr., 83, of Owensboro, went home to be with the Lord on December 8, 2020. He was born in Red Hill to the late Oda Sr. and Clara Shouse on December 1, 1937. Oda was the Beloved Pastor at Relevant Faith Church in Owensboro. He married Kathy Shouse January 27, 1972 in Hardinsburg KY and they both served, side by side, in various ministries for over 40 years. Oda worked in building...
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Molly Sue Bowlds Wagner

September 30, 1938 - December 8, 2020

Molly Sue Bowlds Wagner, 82, of Owensboro, passed away December 8, 2020, at home surrounded by her family, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman Joseph Bowlds and Mary Bernice Payne Bowlds; her husband of 57 years, Carl "Rusty" Wagner; a brother, John "Jay" Ferguson; and an infant sister, Norma Jean Bowlds . Molly is survived...
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James M. Simmons

September 18, 1956 - December 7, 2020

James M. Simmons, 64, of Owensboro, passed away December 7, 2020. He as born September 18, 1956 in Daviess County. James has two surviving daughters. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Memories and messages of condolence for the family of James Simmons may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.
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Kevin Lee Fitzgerald

May 25, 1979 - December 7, 2020

Kevin Lee Fitzgerald, 41, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020. He was born May 25, 1979 in Daviess County. Kevin enjoyed playing video games and working on cars, and was a history and movie buff. He was of the Catholic faith. Kevin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Henry and Mary Patton and an uncle, Robert Patton. Kevin is survived by his parents, Carl, Sr. and Patty...
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Robin F. Lancaster

July 9, 1956 - December 7, 2020

Robin F. Lancaster, 64, of Owensboro passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born July 9, 1956 in Sacramento to Jane Syers Fredrick and the late Monroe McCoy Fredrick, Robin graduated from OHS and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Murray State University. She was a self-employed graphic designer whose work included the logos for the...
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Rodney D. Huff

February 10, 1950 - December 6, 2020

Rodney Huff, 70, of Owensboro passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at his home. Born February 10, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Estill and Gola Huff, Rodney graduated from Daviess County High School (class of '68) and began working with his father as a heavy equipment operator at Estill Huff Jr. Pipeline Construction. He enjoyed the outdoors, including hunting and fishing. Survivors...
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Emmett D. Duke

January 6, 1941 - December 6, 2020

Emmett D. Duke, 79, of Owensboro, passed away at home on December 6, 2020. He was born January 6, 1941, in Butler County to the late Vervie R. and Oney Ethel Phelps Duke. Emmett retired from Big Rivers RECC/Western KY Energy. He liked raising a garden and playing bingo. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Daniel Griffin Duke, and sister Linda Duke, brother, Donnie...
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Thomas Edwin Payne, Sr.

May 14, 1943 - December 6, 2020

Thomas Edwin Payne, Sr., 77, of Knottsville, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 14, 1943 in Daviess Co. to the late Conen and Evaline Lanham Payne. Tommy retired in June of 2009 as Manager of the East Daviess Co. Water Association and was a member of St. William Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, had been a...
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Eva Jean Adams

June 18, 1933 - December 6, 2020

Eva Jean Carter Adams, 87, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving family, on December 6, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born June 18, 1933 in Hawesville, to the late Louis and Mary Jane LeMaster Carter. Eva Jean was a proud member of Bellevue Baptist church, where she was active in Sunday School, Bible Studies, and various...
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Lawrence "Larry" William Hamilton

January 30, 1936 - December 5, 2020

Lawrence "Larry" William Hamilton, 84, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on December 5th, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Lawrence was born in Owensboro on January 30th, 1936, to the late Vincent and Evelyn Martin Hamilton. Larry retired from the United States Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After his military service, he took a job as the building...
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Ann D. Johnson

November 6, 1946 - December 5, 2020

Ann D. Johnson, 74, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 6, 1946, in Daviess County, to the late Duncan and Christine Bellwood Smithson. If you knew Ann, then you knew what a special person she was to so many. She was an educator, teaching 3rd grade until making the decision to become a librarian, even volunteering to be...
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Donald "Don" Harold Aldridge

September 2, 1947 - December 5, 2020

Donald "Don" Harold Aldridge, 73, of Owensboro, went to be with his Lord and savior, Saturday, December 5, 2020 at his home while under the care of his loving family and Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born September 2, 1947, in Fulton, KY, to the late Harold George and Vivian Jewell Aldridge Brooks. Don was able to make a 42-year career out of doing what he loved most, talking to people and...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Quinn Ensor

November 11, 1945 - December 5, 2020

Dorothy Elizabeth Quinn Ensor, 75, of Owensboro, passed away December 5, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 11, 1945, in Daviess County to the late Ronald Dee Quinn and Opal Eunice (Thomas) Quinn. Dorothy loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren more than anything. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Marvin Ensor; her daughter, Penny Kay Ensor...
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Greg N. West

March 26, 1957 - December 4, 2020

Greg N. West, of Utica, went to be with his Heavenly Father on December 4, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Daviess County on March 26, 1957 to the late Gene and Hazel Murphy West. Greg was a deacon at Mission Vision Baptist Church and loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycles, woodworking and gardening. Greg also worked...
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Tamie Marlene Shelton

April 7, 1960 - December 4, 2020

Tamie Marlene Shelton of Panther, Kentucky, went home to be with the Lord December 4, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 7, 1960 in Owensboro to Terril Shelton and Beverly Shelton Luttrell. Tamie was a member of Little Flock Holiness Church. She loved to watch Gaither music videos and sit on the front porch while watching hummingbirds. Most of all, she liked to go...
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Vernile Gray Whitmer

March 12, 1925 - December 3, 2020

Vernile Gray Whitmer, 95, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2020. She was born in Ohio County to the late Ollie M. and Iva Lillian (Hoagland) Gray. Vernile made her career in the service of education. She was a graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College. Vernile was an elementary school librarian for the Owensboro Public School system. She was a long-time and active member of Third...
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James "Jim" Leishman

October 24, 1980 - December 2, 2020

James "Jim" Leishman, 40, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2020. He was born October 24, 1980, in Owensboro, to James and Waltraud "Wally" Leishman. Jim loved spending time with his family, playing with his dogs, listening to ghost stories, watching movies, and doing yard work. Jim is survived by his parents, James Leishman and Waltraud "Wally" Leishman; a brother, Brian...
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Ernest E. Conway

June 22, 1938 - December 2, 2020

Ernest E. Conway, 82, of Owensboro, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Daviess County to the late Marvin E. and Virginia Mae Herrell Conway. Mr. Conway retired from the Whirlpool Corporation and was a member of Apollo Heights Baptist Church. He was a musician, playing the guitar and singing, both...
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John Wayne Shepler

July 13, 1947 - December 1, 2020

John Wayne Shepler, 73, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 while at home with his loving wife. He was born in Hartford, KY on July 13, 1947 to the late Floyd Eugene and Ina Mae Shepler. John retired from National Southwire Aluminum in 1999 after nearly 30 years of employment. During his younger years, he enjoyed golfing, bowling for NSA league and coaching basketball and...
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Doug Melvin King

September 25, 1958 - November 29, 2020

Doug Melvin King, 62, of Owensboro, went home to be with the Lord, November 29, 2020. He was born to George and Vida King Arbuckle in Illinois on September 25, 1958. Doug was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church and loved Southern Gospel Music. He was an Army Veteran and served in Germany during his time enlisted. Doug was a cook for 45 years and in his down time, he enjoyed watching...
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Sarah Crow Troutman

July 18, 1924 - November 27, 2020

Sarah Crow Troutman, 96, of Owensboro passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020 at the Carmel Home. Born July 18, 1924 in Daviess County to the late Fount and Ava (Westerfield) Crow, Sarah graduated from OHS (class of '42). By God's grace, she was passionate in her love for Jesus and a wonderful Christian example to all she met. Sarah's faith has transcended several generations and her strong...
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Vivian Chappell

September 8, 1943 - November 26, 2020

Vivian Rusher Chappell went home to be with the Lord on November 26, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Chappell; parents, daughter, Gail Masterson; two brothers and four sisters. Vivian was born September 8, 1943 to the late Millard and Winnie Evans Rusher. She was a CNA for Hillcrest Nursing Home and retired after 29.5 years. She is survived by one daughter, Melinda Stone...
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George Lee Greenwell

January 5, 1929 - November 26, 2020

George Lee Greenwell, 91, passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Wellington Parc of Owensboro. He was born January 5, 1929 in Uniontown, Kentucky. He was a brilliant entrepreneurial businessman whose tremendous success in life benefitted many. He was a low-profile person, never seeking the limelight, but always working hard to accomplish his goals. A very focused, caring and...
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Diana Lynn Rodgers

October 5, 1961 - November 26, 2020

Diana Lynn Rodgers, 59, of Fordsville, passed away November 26, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 5, 1961 in Jacksonville, NC, to the late Donell and Wilma Jean Peay. Diana will be remembered for being a loving mother and grandmother. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Rodgers Sr.; and her grandson, Silas...
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Otha Howard "Jack" Holbrook

May 16, 1928 - November 25, 2020

Otha Howard "Jack" Holbrook, 92, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 16, 1928 in Livermore to the late Hillary and Nanny McKinley Holbrook. Jack was retired from Feldhaus-Schwartz Co., had worked at Walgreens Drug Store, and was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Methodist Church where he had served as a trustee...
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Donald Ballard, Jr.

November 24, 2020

Donald Ballard, Jr., infant son of Donald Ballard Sr. and Dawn Stiff, passed away November 24, 2020. Services are private. Memories and condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.glenncares.com
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Sister Teresa Riley

September 24, 2020 - November 24, 2020

Sister Teresa Riley, 84, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 65th year of religious life. She was a native of Mayfield. Sister Teresa was a gentle and affirming woman with a keen sense of the needs of others, especially those who were sick or alone. She taught at Precious Blood School (1967-69) and Owensboro Catholic High...
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Mary Nancy Smith

February 10, 1947 - November 23, 2020

Mary "Nancy" Smith, 73, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born February 10, 1947 in Daviess County to the late Robert Lee and Haddie Mae Hendrix. Nancy enjoyed fishing, going four-wheeling with her husband, and watching UK basketball. She was affiliated with the First Church of the Nazarene. In addition to her parents, Nancy was...
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Betty Sue Hill

June 21, 1929 - November 23, 2020

Betty Sue Hill, 91, of Owensboro, passed away November 23, 2020. Betty Sue was born June 21, 1929 in Providence, KY to the late John and Norene Hill. Betty spent her career in the service of education. She graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Master's Degree in Special Education. Betty Sue was an elementary school teacher and retired as the Director of Special Education for...
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Chuck Lemetti

June 20, 1960 - November 23, 2020

Chuck Lemetti, 60, of Owensboro, KY, passed away November 23, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 20, 1960 in Chicago, IL to the late Gabriel Lemetti and Shirley Lemetti Golden. Chuck was part owner of Dee's Diner in Owensboro for nearly 10 years. He loved to cook, especially for his family. He was best known for his grilling skills and the delicious pizza he would make....
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Elizabeth Ann Cecil Miller

August 24, 1940 - November 23, 2020

Elizabeth Ann Cecil Miller, 80, of Hartford, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at Wellington Parc in Owensboro. She was born August 24, 1940 in Daviess County to the late Joseph David and Amelia Bruner Cecil. Ann was a member of Hartford Baptist Church and was the former owner of and a funeral director at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford. She was a devoted wife, mother, and...
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