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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

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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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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Angela Smith

December 19, 1964 - November 22, 2020

Angela Smith, 55, of Owensboro, passed away November 22, 2020 at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville. She was born December 19, 1964 in Rome, GA to Larry Doss and Ida Stateon. Angela was a faithful wife and dedicated mother who always took care of her family's needs ahead of her own. She was a member of Wings of Faith Church of God and loved the Lord with all of her heart, soul, mind, and...
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Julie Lynn Thompson

March 6, 1970 - November 22, 2020

Julie Lynn Thompson, 50, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital as a result of complications from Covid 19. She was born in Owensboro to the late Henry and Barbara Schadler Thompson. Julie was a 1988 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High and a graduate of Western Kentucky University. She was a member of Immaculate Catholic Church. Julie was a...
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Connie J. Smith

October 26, 1956 - November 22, 2020

Connie J. Smith, 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born October 26, 1956 in Daviess Co. to the late James and Theresa Payne Hamilton. Connie attended Christ Community Church and her faith was very important to her. She dedicated her life to her family, was one who never met a stranger and made each of them feel special. ...
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Sister Rosemary Keough

December 11, 1938 - November 21, 2020

Sister Rosemary Keough, 81, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Owensboro Health, in her 63rd year of religious life. She was a native of Auburn, N.Y. Sister Rosemary had a missionary's heart, and though she loved all of her ministries, her favorite was the 18 years she spent empowering Hispanics through Centro Latino (2000-2018). She was a teacher...
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Ervin Eugene Hillard

September 5, 1968 - November 21, 2020

Ervin Eugene Hillard, 52, of Owensboro passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born September 5, 1968 in Daviess County to the late Ervin and Elsie Bowlds Hillard, Eugene, known as Euba, graduated from DCHS (class of '86) where he played football. As an outgoing, never-met-a-stranger kind of guy, he had a multitude of friends and was loved by all. Eugene...
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Dorothy Barker Skaggs

September 22, 1943 - November 20, 2020

Dorothy Barker Skaggs, 77, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Heartford House, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 22, 1943, in Morgan County, to the late James Leonard and Mary Florence Conley Barker. Dorothy loved her family and spending time with them, she was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed...
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Dena Sue H. Montgomery

September 12, 1932 - November 20, 2020

Dena Sue H. Montgomery, 88, of Owensboro, passed away November 20, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born September 12, 1932, in Centertown, KY, to the late William and Martha Heflin. Dena retired from her first and only job at South Central Bell after 31 years of service. She worked her way up from an operator to a manager and enjoyed her early retirement as South Central Bell became AT&T...
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Martha "Marty" Snyder Winkler

December 22, 1953 - November 19, 2020

Martha "Marty" Snyder Winkler, 66, passed away on November 19, 2020 from complications due to COVID-19. She was an Owensboro native and the fourth and youngest daughter of the late Oswald Harold and Helen Cary Snyder. "Last, but certainly not least," Marty was quick to point out, generally followed by the roar of her infectious laugh, a characteristic which meant you could always find her in a...
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Sister Diane Marie Payne

July 9, 1945 - November 19, 2020

Sister Diane Marie Payne, 75, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 56th year of religious life. She was a native of Glennonville, Mo. Sister Diane Marie loved to put a smile on the face of all those she met, and to share her life devoted to Christ. She was a teacher at Immaculate Conception School, Hawesville (1972-73), and a...
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D.L. Mercer

November 17, 1929 - November 18, 2020

D.L. Mercer, 91, of Philpot, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Signature Healthcare in Hartford. He was born in Breckenridge County to the late William J. and Milady O. Royalty Mercer. Mr. Mercer was a self-employed carpenter and farmer. He thoroughly enjoyed his horses, raising cattle and hunting. D.L. was an active member of Southside Wesleyan Church for sixty-seven years. He...
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Ramon Lugo Laboy, Jr.

May 21, 1949 - November 17, 2020

Ramon Lugo Laboy, Jr., 71, beloved husband, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Ramon L. Laboy, Sr. and Paulina R. Ruiz Laboy. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, having served as a tail gunner in the B52 bomber. Ramon flew 52 missions over Vietnam, while stationed in Guam. He studied at the University of New...
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Rosemary Esterkamp

July 5, 1926 - November 17, 2020

Sister Rosemary Esterkamp, 94, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Bernard Esterkamp and Florence Diersing. She has been a missionary for 73 years as a Glenmary Sister, having begun in 1947. She served the home missions in Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Ohio. She earned her Bachelor of Science in History and PhD...
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Shirley Lynn Nall

July 8, 1934 - November 17, 2020

Shirley Lynn Nall, 86, passed away November 17, 2020, at her home in Owensboro, KY, surrounded by her family and a friend. She was born in Union County July 8, 1934 to Jimmy John and Edna V. Lynn. As a teenager, Shirley grew up in Webster County and was an active teenager in 4-H, winning many awards including a state championship award to the National 4-H Conference in Chicago. She was active...
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Larry D. Greer

May 10, 1942 - November 17, 2020

Larry Douglas Greer, 78, of Lewisport, Kentucky, died Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Larry is survived by a daughter, Martina (Chuck) Billings of Hawesville, sons Brian (Lisa) Greer of Owensboro, Alexander Greer of Elizabethtown, and step-son Brandon Neil White, of Corvallis, Oregon. He had 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by...
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Martha Nell Lucas

October 16, 1924 - November 16, 2020

Martha Nell Lucas, a member of The Greatest Generation, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at The Carmel Home. She was 96. The daughter of the late Richard C. and Agnes Walters Brown, Martha was born in Chicago, though she considered that a mere technicality. In her heart, she was a native of Owensboro and a true Kentuckian. Following her graduation from Owensboro High School in 1942, she...
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Tommy Dewayne DeHart

November 19, 1973 - November 16, 2020

Tommy Dewayne DeHart, 46, of Owensboro passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Tommy was born in Daviess County on November 19, 1973 to Jerry Wayne DeHart and Darla Torrence Smith. In the words of his wife, Tommy was amazing! He was a hard-working man, skilled in operating his own flooring business. Tommy had a heart of gold. While sacrificing for his family,...
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Joseph Jewell Blandford Jr.

June 4, 1922 - November 16, 2020

Joseph Jewell Blandford, Jr., 98, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at Boonespring Nursing Home in Union, KY. He was born on June 4, 1922 to the late Joseph and Janie Raley Blandford of Waverly, KY. Joseph was a WWII and Korean War veteran. He retired from G.E. after 43 years of service. Joseph was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, enjoyed playing golf and spending time with...
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Mary Bryant Jarnagin Whitehouse

April 26, 1926 - November 15, 2020

Mary Bryant Jarnagin Whitehouse, born April 26, 1926, in Muhlenberg County KY, entered the kingdom of heaven in the waning hours of November 15, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Kenneth, and her eldest son John Kenneth. Mary is survived by her three children Linda Crabtree and Donna Whitehouse of Owensboro and her son and...
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Georgia Lee Rowan

April 4, 1944 - November 14, 2020

Georgia Lee Rowan, 76, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on November 14, 2020. She was born in Owensboro on April 4, 1944, to the late Ola Mae Curry and Robert Lee Smith Sr. Georgia attended Western High School and was a member of Sweeny Street Baptist Church. She loved to go shopping, travel and always designed and created her homes beautifully. She was preceded in death by her husband,...
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Anna Sue Mattingly

November 23, 1925 - November 14, 2020

Anna Sue Mattingly, 94, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 14, 2020. She was born November 23, 1925, in Owensboro, to the late Victor Thomas and Bertha Marie Wade Potts. Sue was of the Baptist faith and a longtime member at Lewis Lane Baptist Church. She was known as a wonderful caring person, loved her family and spending time with them most of all. Sue enjoyed going to...
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Geneva Margaret Pean Moore

July 20, 1920 - November 13, 2020

Geneva Margaret Pean Moore, 100, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Geneva was born in Habit, Kentucky on July 20, 1920 to the late Homer and Ethel Taylor Pean, and was married to the late Theodore W. Moore, Sr. Geneva was a faithful member of Utica Baptist Church for over 57 years. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded...
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Raman Desai

December 5, 1933 - November 13, 2020

Raman Desai, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020 at his home. He was born December 5, 1933 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe to the late Vallabhai and Maniben Metha Desai. Raman was a licensed pharmacist. Surviving are his wife, Neela Desai; a son, Kiran Naik and wife Daksha of London, England; two grandsons, Vishal Naik and wife Sheetal and Hardik Naik and wife Hina, all of...
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James Perry Blue, Sr.

January 17, 1930 - November 13, 2020

James Perry Blue, Sr., 90, of Owensboro passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020 at his home with his family close by his side. Born January 17, 1930 in Louisville to the late Tom Blue, Sr. and Ruth Wallace Blue, Perry began working at the young age of 10 in the family business founded by his father in 1938. He worked day in and day out building a company that is recognized and respected as the...
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William "Sam" Bell

September 6, 1937 - November 12, 2020

William "Sam" Bell, 83, of Owensboro died Thursday, November 12, 2020 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. He was born September 6, 1937 to the late Ben and Lucille Bristow Bell. Sam was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He began making furniture as a teen working for Tom Blue. Sam later continued the family grocery business, Taylor's...
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Benjamin Jacob Ashby

May 9, 1988 - November 11, 2020

Benjamin Jacob Ashby, 32, of Owensboro, passed away November 11, 2020. He was born May 9, 1988. Benjamin loved the outdoors, fishing, swimming, golfing, basketball, and spending time with his friends and cousins. His son, Braylin, was the love of his life. He was preceded in death by grandmother, Freda Myers Edwards and grandfather, Charles V. Ashby. Benjamin is survived by his mother,...
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Sister Helen Ebelhar

January 7, 1933 - November 10, 2020

Sister Helen Leo Ebelhar, 87, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 68th year of religious life. She was a native of Sorgho. Sister Helen Leo was a devoted teacher, but best known for her compassion shown to family members and her Ursuline Sisters. Sister Helen Leo taught at St. Anthony School, Browns Valley (1956-59), Blessed...
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Margaret Ann McCarthy

June 27, 1931 - November 10, 2020

Margaret Ann McCarthy, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at the Carmel Home. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Alphonsus and Bernadine L. Kamuf Schadler. Mrs. McCarthy had a strong faith and was a very active member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, where her activities included Altar Society, serving funeral meals and cleaning the church and rectory. She...
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Jean Chavez

January 8, 1925 - November 9, 2020

Georgiana Jean Ashby Chavez, 95, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Ridgewood Terrace in Madisonville. She was born January 8, 1925 in Centertown, KY to the late Isaac Sanford and Agnes Duncan Ashby. Jean graduated from the former Bowling Green Business University which is now Western Kentucky University. She became an accountant and worked for Kentucky Wesleyan College...
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James A. Hummel

May 26, 1932 - November 9, 2020

James A. Hummel, 88, of Owensboro, passed away November 9, 2020. He was born May 26, 1932 in Canton, OH to the late Myron and Margaret Hummel. James retired as General Manager of Kenco after serving 24 years. He enjoyed boating and spending time at the cabin he and his late wife, Shirley Hummel had at Rough River. His grandchildren were a true joy in his life. He was also a member of the...
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Edward Leroy Spooner Tullis

August 5, 1943 - November 8, 2020

Edward Leroy Spooner Tullis, 77, of Owensboro, graduated peacefully to his new life with Christ on Sunday, November 8, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born the son of Chester and Dorothy Spooner Tullis in Beaver Falls, PA. Days later he was adopted by his maternal grandparents, Carl and Bessie Brickner Tullis. Edward graduated from Beaver Falls High School in...
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Anna Lois Peveler Southard

September 1, 1945 - November 8, 2020

Anna Lois Peveler Southard, 75, of Utica passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Southard was born in Daviess County on September 1, 1945 to the late Willard and Lois Swihart Peveler. She devoted her early married life to raising her two daughters and taking care of her family. Around 1980, she began working as a CNA and later returned to school to earn...
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Kathryne Gene Leach

March 21, 1931 - November 5, 2020

Kathryne Gene Leach, 89, of Owensboro, passed away November 5, 2020, at Wellington Parc. She was born March 21, 1931 in Shelby County, TN, to the late Clarence and Eugenia Martin. Kathryne enjoyed gardening, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Ernest Leach, and their infant daughter, Linda Kay Leach. ...
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Sister Fran Wilhelm

January 7, 1929 - November 5, 2020

Sister Fran Wilhelm, 91, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 73rd year of religious life. She was a native of Waterflow, N.M. Ever joyful and untiring, Sister Fran began as a music teacher, then became a missionary in South America and a leader of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal movement in California. She was director of the...
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Ford Brown

May 5, 1934 - November 4, 2020

Ford Brown, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 5, 1934 in McLean Co. to the late Clyde and Irene Williams Brown. Ford was retired from General Electric, owned a used car dealership, Brown's Used Cars, and worked at Fulkerson Tire in Owensboro before starting Triplett Street Tire. He was a member of...
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Sarah Jane Medley Kuntz

November 16, 1939 - November 3, 2020

Sarah Jane Medley Kuntz, 80, of Owensboro passed away at home Tuesday, 3 November 2020 as her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren prayed the rosary by her side. She was born in Owensboro on 16 November 1939, the third child of the late John A. Medley, Sr. and Mary Cecilia O'Bryan Medley. Sarah was a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and the University of Dayton....
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Donna Kay Cannon

July 8, 1957 - November 3, 2020

Donna Kay Cannon, 63, of Owensboro, passed away November 3, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 8, 1957 in Owensboro to the late Melvin and Nell Powers. Donna was a nurse for various nursing homes for nearly 20 years. She had a true passion for caring for the elderly and felt that it was her calling. In her free time, she enjoyed reading and cooking. Her...
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Audrey Alaina (Greer) Worth

February 17, 1982 - November 2, 2020

Audrey Alaina (Greer) Worth, 38 of Lewisport passed away Monday, November 2, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born February 17, 1982 in Daviess County to Karl and Cindy Greer, Audrey was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and appreciated the privilege of being able to help others understand the Bible and especially the resurrection hope that Jesus promised he would carry out in the future. He...
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Donna Brothers

March 1, 1959 - November 1, 2020

Donna Brothers, 61, of Owensboro, recently residing in Florida, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at her daughter's home. She was born in Detroit, Michigan to the late Floyd W. Raymond and Helen V. Bailey. Mrs. Brothers faithfully ministered for many years. Her heart was primarily focused on being a dedicated pastor's wife, but she was also a Christian schoolteacher. As a couple, they also...
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Sister Bernadette Hengstebeck

December 1, 1921 - November 1, 2020

Sister Bernadette Hengstebeck, 98, of 405 W. Parrish Ave., passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020. She was born in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Frank P. Hengstebeck and Alice G. Francis. She has been a missionary for 75 years as a Glenmary Sister, having begun in 1945. She served the home missions in Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and Texas. She enjoyed using her bookkeeping skills to help those...
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Sister Dorothy Helbling

June 17, 1928 - November 1, 2020

Sister Dorothy Helbling, OSU Maple Mount — Sister Dorothy Helbling, 92, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Nov. 1, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 73rd year of religious life. A native of St. Anthony, N.D., she was an Ursuline Sister of Belleville, Ill., before the merger of that community with Mount Saint Joseph in 2005. She always had a welcoming smile for everyone she...
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John "Pappy" Castello

December 20, 1946 - October 30, 2020

John "Pappy" Castello, 73, of Owensboro, passed away October 30, 2020 in Louisville, KY. He was born in Owensboro December 20, 1946 to the late Francis and Mary Castello. John spent 40 years working in various police forces. He retired from Owensboro Police Department and then continued to serve the community by working with the Daviess County Sheriff's Department and then Ohio County Sheriff...
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Sylvia Ann Thrasher Richards

April 7, 1941 - October 30, 2020

Sylvia Ann Thrasher Richards, 79, of Lewisport, Ky., formerly of Owensboro, died in Owensboro Health Regional Hospital following a brief illness Friday, October 30, 2020. She was born April 7, 1941, to the Rev. Oren D. and Ruby Talbott Thrasher in Maysville, Ky., and lived in Owensboro as a child during her father's pastorate at First Church of the Nazarene. She was a graduate of duPont Manual...
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Anthony Joseph Cox

April 13, 1925 - October 30, 2020

Anthony Joseph Cox, 95, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020. He was born April 13, 1925, in Owensboro, to the late Robert Schley and Susan Anna Cox. Anthony was a charter member of Immaculate Catholic Church. He served in the United States Navy during World War II in the European Theater. Anthony was a graduate of Saint Frances Academy in 1943 and the University of Evansville in...
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Dorothy Love Dickinson

February 13, 1926 - October 29, 2020

Dorothy Love Dickinson, 94, of Owensboro went to be with the Lord on Thursday October 29, 2020 at Methodist Hospice in Memphis, Tennessee. Mrs. Dickinson was born in Deeson, Mississippi on February 13, 1926. She lived in Whitehaven, Tennessee through 1950 where she graduated from Whitehaven HS in Memphis and continued her education at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She married Edward...
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Pamela K. Goetz Gillaspie

December 28, 1965 - October 29, 2020

Pamela K. Goetz Gillaspie, 54, of Owensboro, passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital from Covid-19, and went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, October 29, 2020. She was born December 28, 1965, in Owensboro, to Joseph Earl Goetz and Lucy Goetz. Pam was married to Charles "Chuck" William Gillaspie on November 11, 1989. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Pam enjoyed...
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Kirtley Ray Shouse

January 24, 1945 - October 29, 2020

Kirtley Ray Shouse, 75, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Kirt was born January 24, 1945 in Daviess County to the late Oda Shouse Sr. and Clara Tucker Shouse. The highlight of his life was when he trusted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and became a child of God leaving a great spiritual legacy with many family members following him...
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Mary Michael Fiorella Hayden

October 29, 2020

Mary Michael Fiorella Hayden passed away October 29, 2020. She was 86. Born in Owensboro, a daughter of the late Gabriel and Agnes Kurz Fiorella, Mary Michael was in the first graduating class of Owensboro Catholic High School and was a graduate of Webster College in St. Louis. In June of 1954, she married Joseph Jolly Hayden, Sr in a double wedding ceremony with her sister Peggy Ann Fiorella...
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Deanna Deane Miller

January 29, 1938 - October 29, 2020

Deanna Deane Miller, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, October 29th at the Heartford House with family at her side. She was born on January 29, 1938 to the late Guy Moorman Deane and Evelyn Marie Siebe Deane. Her work life began at the Daviess County Clerk's office where she met Hal Miller, and that began a life full of adventures. From boating and farming to owning and operating...
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Carroll Eugene Safreed

November 3, 1936 - October 28, 2020

Carroll Eugene Safreed, 83, of Owensboro, passed away October 28, 2020. He was born November 3, 1936 in Ravenwood, West Virginia to the late Homer and Virginia Safreed. Carroll was a notable high school athlete and enjoyed hunting, golfing and was an avid U.K. fan. He was a loving and generous man who found excitement in showering his grandchildren with attention. Carroll is survived by...
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Brian Michael Hamilton

January 14, 1988 - October 28, 2020

Brian Michael Hamilton, 32, of Whitesville, passed away October 28, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 14, 1988, in Owensboro to Michael R. and Nancy Hardesty Hamilton. Brian graduated from Daviess County High School and went on to attain a degree in history from Western Kentucky University. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked at Swedish Match. In his free time, he...
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James Ruben Hayden

October 27, 1926 - October 28, 2020

James Ruben Hayden, 94, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 28 at Owensboro Center. Born October 27, 1926, in Owensboro to the late Ruben and Fairy Cox Hayden, James was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft signalman. He later received training to be a licensed electrician. James worked at G.E. from which he retired. He loved cars and traveling and mowing his yard. His...
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James Dennis "Jackie" Robinson

November 16, 1950 - October 28, 2020

James Dennis "Jackie" Robinson of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was 69. Jackie was born in Lexington, KY and was the adopted son and only child of the late James C. and Mary Ruth Frank Robinson. He graduated from the Kentucky Military Institute and Owensboro High School. Jackie's life was music. His role as a drummer began with the...
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Johanda Sue Edge

February 16, 1968 - October 28, 2020

Johanda Sue Edge, 52, of Owensboro, passed away October 28, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, after fighting a battle with Crohn's disease for 30 years. She was born February 16, 1968, in Muhlenberg County to Johnny and Barbara Edge. Johanda enjoyed fishing, camping, and music, especially the music of Velcro Pygmies. She was an avid fan of UK basketball and a member of HIS church. Most...
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Lonnie "Heavy" Hatfield

December 17, 1952 - October 26, 2020

Lonnie "Heavy" Hatfield passed forward to his eternal home on October 26, 2020 in Owensboro, KY. He was born in Gosnell, Arkansas on December 17, 1952 to Harold Hatfield and the late Dorothy Fulks Hatfield. He is survived by his wife, Patti Adams Hatfield and two sons; Jeremy Paul and his wife Angela of Owensboro and Joshua Philip and his wife, Christi, of Beaver Dam. He also left behind...
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Donald Louis Draper

February 12, 1931 - October 26, 2020

Donald Louis Draper, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 12, 1931 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He had attended Purdue University and the former Evansville College. Don and his wife Sue owned and operated the Yarden Center in Owensboro for 37 years. He was a master gardener and 2nd generation horticulturist having...
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Peggy Nan Adkisson

July 19, 1937 - October 25, 2020

Peggy Nan Adkisson, 83, of St. Joseph, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday, October 25, 2020 at her home while holding the hand of her husband. Peggy fought a courageous 12-year battle with pulmonary arterial hypertension. She was under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky at the time of her death. Peggy married the love of her life, Larry Eugene Adkisson, on October 30,...
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Barbara Jean Haley

January 3, 1948 - October 25, 2020

Barbara Jean Haley, 72, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on October, 25, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on January 3, 1948 to the late James F. and Virginia Whitescarver Haley in Evansville. Barbara was a loving soul whose life was deeply rooted in her faith and in Jesus Christ, her devotion to her family, teaching, making music, creating, crafting...
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Ruth C. Taylor Rock

October 22, 1938 - October 25, 2020

Ruth C. Taylor Rock, 82, of Centertown passed away Sunday, October 25, 2021 at her home. Born October 22, 1938 in Daviess County to the late Ott and Gertie Taylor, Ruth grew up in Pleasant Ridge and attended Daviess County High School but raised her family of four in Centertown. She was a devoted mother and homemaker who lived out the rest of her days in Ohio County. She spent her life in the...
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Murl Wayne Mills

February 13, 1947 - October 23, 2020

Murl Wayne Mills, 73, of Utica, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 13, 1947, in Tell City, Indiana, to the late Curtis and Lillian Jones Mills. Wayne worked as a coal miner operating heavy machinery and served in the United States Army as an MP. He also enjoyed playing cards with his good friends and loved to spend time with his...
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Amber Wiseman

July 11, 1991 - October 22, 2020

Amber Michelle Wiseman, 29, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 11, 1991 in Columbia, Tennessee. Amber had worked as a rehabilitation counselor for Dismas Charities of Owensboro. Amber loved reading, watching anime, was a connoisseur of all genres of music, and couldn't resist a good pun. She believed in...
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Robert Lee "Apache" Sanders

December 23, 1938 - October 20, 2020

Robert Lee "Apache" Sanders, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, October 20 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Utica, Kentucky to the late Donald and Mona Higgs Sanders. Mr. Sanders was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the health department after more than thirty years of service. He also owned and operated Robert Sanders Painting Co. Robert was passionate about his...
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Carolyn Kay Barnes

April 17, 1955 - October 20, 2020

Carolyn Kay Barnes, 65, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020. She was born April 17, 1955, in Big Spring, Texas, to the late Willard H. and Lois Faye White Barnes. Carolyn worked as a nurse's assistant at Rosedale Nursing Home. She was involved with two local churches, The Salvation Army and Bethel Outreach Ministries. Carolyn was one of the kindest people you could have ever met,...
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John T. Smith

October 26, 1928 - October 20, 2020

John T. Smith, 91, of Philpot, passed away October 20, 2020, at Deaconess Hospital. He was born October 26, 1928, in Ohio County, to the late James F. and Flora Ella Smith. John retired from Fields Packing Company after 26 years of service and was a vendor and manager of the Farmers Market for 30 years. He was a proud Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. John was a devoted member of...
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Irene Crowe Bell

June 8, 1914 - October 18, 2020

Irene Crowe Bell, 106, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2020 at the Heritage Place. She was born June 8, 1914 in Evansville and grew up in Ohio County, Ky. Irene graduated from Fordsville High School and attended Western Kentucky University. After her marriage to Raymond Bell, they resided in Owensboro for many years. She was a former member of Buena Vista Baptist Church. Irene was...
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Mary "Maggie" Davis Jackson

June 8, 1947 - October 16, 2020

Mary "Maggie" Davis Jackson, 73, of Owensboro died Friday, October 16, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born June 8, 1947 in Daviess County to the late Joseph Rowan Davis and Grace Ganote Davis, Maggie spent much of her life babysitting and raising children including her grandson, Lukas and many not her own. She was very creative and enjoyed sewing, cooking, writing as well as...
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Bonnie Mayes

May 10, 1943 - October 14, 2020

Bonnie Mayes, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 surrounded by her family while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born May 10, 1943 to the late Vernon and Dorothy Jones. Bonnie was a member of Grace Pointe Baptist Church, formerly the Parrish Avenue Baptist Church and sung in the church choir. She was a member of the V.F.W. Post #696 Women's...
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David Raymond Parkman

March 17, 1959 - October 12, 2020

David Raymond Parkman, 61, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born in Albany, New York. David was an all-around C.B. Radio enthusiast. He went by the handles "Cisco" and "Yankee" and had a huge collection of different types of radios and accessories. David played the drums and was a big fan of the Beatles, especially John Lennon. He...
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Mildred Ward

April 17, 1931 - October 10, 2020

Mildred Ward, 89, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2020 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born April 17, 1931 in Daviess County to the late James and Pauline Bosley. Mildred loved to quilt, embroider, sew and was an avid reader. She had a wonderful family and was the youngest of 11 children. Mildred also loved U.K. basketball and enjoyed taking trips to California...
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Joyce Marie Crowe Bennett

July 28, 1938 - October 7, 2020

Joyce Marie Crowe Bennett, 82, of Centertown, passed away October 7, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 28, 1938, in Daviess County to the late Milton Sr. and Golda Shaver Crowe. Joyce graduated from Murray College and the Daviess County School of Nursing in 1959 and served as a nurse for Owensboro Daviess County Hospital for many years. She attended...
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Brian Keith Peay

September 10, 1963 - October 7, 2020

Brian Keith Peay, 57, of Owensboro, passed away October 7, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born September 10, 1963 in Daviess County to the late Claude Randall and Joyce Peay. Brian owned B&L Automotive Repair and Sales, and worked as an independent over the road driver for 20 years. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, camping, motorcycling, and watching his favorite show,...
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William Clifford "Bill" Schocke

March 18, 1930 - October 7, 2020

William Clifford "Bill" Schocke passed away peacefully at his home on October 7, 2020 at the age of 90. He was born March 18, 1930 to the late Dr. C.E. and Gladys Schocke of Owensboro, KY. He was married to the former Mary Carolyn Owen for 67 years and they had four children. They were married on April 3, 1953 by the late Dr. Robert E. Humphreys. He was a lifelong resident of Owensboro. He was...
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Margaret Moore Robbins

June 25, 1942 - October 6, 2020

Margaret Moore Robbins, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born on June 25, 1942 in Daviess Co. and was a homemaker. Margaret was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved her family and was deeply loved by them. She was a devoted and longtime member of Bellevue Baptist Church for 53 years where she volunteered in...
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Frances Elizabeth "Frankie Beth" Medley McNulty

February 28, 1944 - October 4, 2020

Frances Elizabeth "Frankie Beth" Medley McNulty, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020, at her home with her husband and all of her children by her side. Born February 28, 1944, to the late John A. Medley, Sr, and Cecilia O'Bryan Medley, Frankie Beth graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and Fontbonne University in St. Louis, MO. Frankie Beth married John Edwin McNulty,...
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Wanda Gail Shuck

March 12, 1943 - October 4, 2020

Wanda Gail Shuck, 77, of Owensboro, passed away October 4, 2020 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born March 12, 1943 in Murray, KY to the late Elmo and Ruth Jones, Gail was a graduate of Sedalia High School and went on to become a beautician. She enjoyed camping in the Smoky Mountains, animals and liked to try her hand at crafting things, drawing and sewing. Gail also enjoyed...
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Dorothy Marie Richards Brown

September 22, 1930 - October 3, 2020

Dorothy Marie Richards Brown, 90, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Wellington Parc. Born September 22, 1930 in Hancock County to the late Johnnie Richards and Ethel Smith Richards, Dorothy graduated from Beechmont High School. She was employed with both G.E. and MPD in shipping and retired in 1993. Dorothy loved to travel with her sisters and visited over 75% of the states...
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Wilma Lee Evans

October 3, 1947 - October 3, 2020

Wilma Lee Evans, 73, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, October 3, 2020, her birthday. She was born on October 3, 1947, in Whitesville to the late Charles Rossie and Mary Lillian Wilkerson of Whitesville and was married to Dale Evans on July 31, 1965. As a child she enjoyed horseback riding, and later developed a passion for the music of Conway Twitty and Daniel O'Donnell. She...
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Daniel Frank Loucks

February 4, 1941 - October 3, 2020

Daniel Frank Loucks, 79, of Owensboro, KY passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at his home. He was born February 4, 1941 in Fargo, ND to his parents, the late Robert John Loucks and Lyla Hammer Loucks. He was married to Diane Henderson Loucks for 58 years and together they raised three sons, Steve, Brad and Eric. Dan was a highly accomplished athlete, educator, coach, home builder, woodworker...
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Michael Rae Hall

August 7, 1962 - October 3, 2020

Michael Rae Hall, 58, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Clyde Bud Hall and Velma Christine Yates Hall.   Michael served as a U.S. Army Medic and was honorably discharged in 1986. He was of the Baptist faith. Michael had worked as a chef and more recently as a manager and delivery person for...
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Francis X. "Frank" Russell

August 17, 1943 - October 3, 2020

Francis X. "Frank" Russell, 77, of Owensboro died peacefully on Saturday, October 3, 2020, with his family at his bedside, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born August 17, 1943, in Owensboro to the late Joseph Bertram and Lucy Alice Russell. Due to Parkinson's Disease, Frank retired in 2004 from Alcoa Aluminum as electrical design department manager. In addition to...
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Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Hagan Sr.

February 25, 1935 - October 2, 2020

Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Hagan, 85, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 2, 2020, at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Tommy was born on February 25, 1935 to the late Fred and Marie Hagan. He was retired from Texas Gas Transmission Corporation. Tommy started his career there in the mailroom and retired 46years later after serving as the company's Controller. He was a...
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Holly Renee DeWitt-Vargas

November 5, 1967 - October 2, 2020

Holly Renee DeWitt-Vargas, 52, died October 2, 2020, with her family by her side, in Owensboro, KY. She was born in Owensboro, November 5, 1967, to the late Bill and Betty DeWitt, formerly of Springfield, MO. Her father was a jewelry business owner in Owensboro. Her mother was a homemaker and partner in the business. They moved to Owensboro in 1962. Holly was a vice-president at World...
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Patricia "Patti" Webb Perry

October 23, 1951 - October 2, 2020

Patricia "Patti" Webb Perry, 68, of Owensboro, passed away October 2, 2020. She was born in Bloomington, IL on October 23, 1951. Patti was a waitress for many years and was last serving at the Eight Ball in Owensboro. She was a very social person who enjoyed bowling, and time with friends and family. Patti was preceded in death by her father, Truman Webb; dad, George Johnson, great-grandson,...
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Hazel Vice Blackstock

December 21, 1932 - September 30, 2020

Hazel Blackstock passed away peacefully on September 30, 2020. She was born on December 21, 1932, to the late Ford and Nannie Katherine Vice of Flemingsburg, Kentucky. She met, became engaged to, and married the late Robert S. Blackstock within six months of meeting him in 1955. They were married for 63 years and had one daughter, Lisa. Before moving to Kentucky, they resided in Danville,...
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David P. Hamilton

July 30, 1931 - September 28, 2020

David Patrick Hamilton, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on September 28, 2020, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. David was born in Daviess County on July 30, 1931, to the late Francis Lloyd and Mary Shepard Hamilton. He was involved with racing for many years and enjoyed old cars. David was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. In addition to his parents, David was...
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Havilah Grace Parsons

September 26, 2020

Havilah Grace Parsons, infant daughter of Ryan and MacKenzie Parsons was taken to heaven on Saturday, September 26. Those who will honor and cherish her memory include her parents and her siblings, Asher, Adah, and Priscilla. There will be a graveside service for Havilah at 5:15 pm Thursday at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are asked to wear protective masks and social...
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Brenda Kaye Allen Emery

November 14, 1949 - September 26, 2020

Brenda Kaye Allen Emery, 70, of Owensboro, passed away September 26, 2020. She was born November 14, 1949 in Washington, IN, to the late Kenneth Sr. and Gertrude Pauline Fleetwood Allen. Brenda enjoyed playing bingo and loved cooking for her family and friends. She will be remembered for being the kind of person who would give you the shirt off of her back if you needed it. She loved everything...
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John William Culver

March 9, 1926 - September 25, 2020

John William Culver, 94, of New Waverly, Texas formerly of Owensboro passed away peacefully on Friday, September 25 under the care of Vitas Hospice in Conroe, Texas. Born March 9, 1926 in Henderson County to the late Fagan and Idell Stanley Culver, John grew up farming the land and was later employed by L&N Railroad. In 1947, he received the call to enter the ministry, serving and living for...
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Robin T. "Terry" Welborn

November 2, 1946 - September 25, 2020

Robin T. "Terry" Welborn, 73, of Whitesville, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 2, 1946, in Madisonville, to the late Darrell and Dorothy Jean Neal Welborn. Terry served in the United States Army where he was a retired veteran, SFC, and a member of the Association of the Century (AOC). He was also retired from Texas Gas where he...
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Jerry Lee Lambrich

August 24, 1939 - September 25, 2020

Jerry Lee Lambrich, 81, of Philpot, "Met His Maker", as he liked to say, on Friday, September 25, 2020 at his home. He was born August 24, 1939 to Viola Mildred Mitchell in Flora, Illinois. Jerry was an Army veteran and proudly served his country as a Private First Class/Military Policeman from 1956 until 1959. He retired from W. R. Grace after 28 years as a maintenance machinist. "Brother"...
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Charles A. Brooks

May 10, 1941 - September 24, 2020

Charles A. Brooks, 79, passed away September 24, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 10, 1941 in Owensboro to the late William Sr. and Laura Brooks. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Logsdon, and his sisters, Manie Ann Ellis and Janice Baker. He is survived by his brother, William Brooks Jr., as well as several nieces and nephews. Care by Glenn...
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