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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

John Allen Farley

April 21, 1940 - March 1, 2021

John Allen Farley, 80, of Owensboro, passed away March 1, 2021. He was born April 21, 1940 in Litchfield, MN to the late Bernard and Isabelle Farley. John served eight years in the United States Coast Guard and then married Linda Mae Payne on September 29, 1967. He and his wife remained in Owensboro, where he retired from Tamarack Elementary School. John enjoyed riding his bicycle, and caring...
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William "Doug" Crowe

August 7, 1927 - March 1, 2021

William "Doug" Crowe, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021, at Signature Healthcare---Hillcrest. He was born August 7, 1927 in Daviess Co. to the late William R. Crowe, Sr. and Bertha Frances Zoll Crowe. Doug is one of the founding members of St. Pius X Catholic Church and was retired as a store manager with Wyndall's Foodland after over 60 years. He met and made many friends...
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Donald (Donnie) Lee Castlen

February 19, 1958 - February 28, 2021

Donald (Donnie) Lee Castlen, 63, of Knottsville, passed away on February 28, 2021, at home surrounded by his loving family. Donnie was born in Thruston, KY, on February 19, 1958, to the late William Robert and Mary Wink Castlen. Donnie had a farmer's heart; he started his farming career in high school, working for Craigs Farms. His full-time farming career took a 27-year detour when he began...
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Jon Daniel Wilson

January 4, 1944 - February 28, 2021

Jon Daniel Wilson, 77, of Owensboro went to heaven Sunday, February 28, 2021 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born January 4, 1944, in Daviess County to the late Perry "P.D." Wilson and Mary "Billie" Smith Wilson, Jon graduated from Daviess Co. High School and attended Western Kentucky University. He received a technical degree in drafting and began working in metal and structural...
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Kenneth "Kenny" Horn

September 7, 1963 - February 26, 2021

Kenneth "Kenny" Horn, 57, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 7, 1963, in Daviess Co. to the late Charlie and Martha Hurm Horn. Kenny was working as a Customer Support Specialist at Independence Bank and had also worked at Wax Works for over 20 years. He was a loving husband, father, and best friend to all. He...
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Bobby Joe Mayes

November 17, 1944 - February 26, 2021

Bobby Joe Mayes, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021. He was born November 17, 1944, in Central City, to the late Virgil and Dorothy Miller Mayes. Bobby graduated from Daviess County High School and spent many years following that in the sales business. He enjoyed his career in sales and getting to know many people, it had been said that Bobby never met a stranger, and he...
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Lucille Wheeler Helton

March 16, 1921 - February 26, 2021

Heaven gained a beautiful soul as the angels came and carried our mother over Jordan. Lucille "Granny" Wheeler Ambrose Helton, passed away peacefully of natural causes at her home surrounded by her family. Lucille was 18 days shy of her 100th birthday. She was born March 16, 1921 to the late Parish and Mary Simmons Wheeler, of Utica, and was one of 10 children. Lucille was raised on the family...
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Debra Kay Smithhart

July 18, 1954 - February 25, 2021

Debra Kay Smithhart, 66, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 18, 1954 in Kansas and was retired as a cashier for Wal-Mart. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Evansville. Debra loved cross-stitching and her two cats, Mr. Missy and Sophia. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Evelyn Cave; a...
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Don Huff

January 16, 1945 - February 24, 2021

Don Huff, 76, of Owensboro, passed away February 24, 2021, surrounded by his family, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 16, 1945, in Fordsville, to the late Gordie Huff and Ethel (Rice) Dewitt Tate. Don retired from National Linen. He was a member of Christ Redeemer Church and enjoyed praying for people. Don was an avid fan of NASCAR and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He...
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Kenneth Lyle Sheffer

December 10, 1958 - February 23, 2021

Kenneth Lyle Sheffer, 62, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born December 10, 1958, in Galion, Ohio to the late Wilbur and Alice Sipes Sheffer. Ken hobbies were woodworking, joking around, eating, and he could not drive well, especially in the mountains. Kens family has lost a good friend, brother, co-worker, father, and husband. ...
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Sarah Jane Johnson

August 10, 1934 - February 23, 2021

Sarah Jane Johnson, 86, of Owensboro, passed away at her home February 23, 2021; her memory preserved through the ages on Earth and her soul forever in Heaven. She was born August 10, 1934, in Owensboro, to the late Archie and Sarabenah Clark. Jane was in the very first graduating class of Owensboro Catholic High School. She was a devout Catholic and a lifetime member of Sts. Joseph and Paul...
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Mary N. Poe Davis

August 28, 1940 - February 22, 2021

Mary Poe Davis, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at her home. She was born in Honey Grove, Kentucky to the late Edgar Allen and Charlie Pearl Poe. Mary was a devoted mother and homemaker, but also retired from Owensboro Public School System where she had been a cook for nearly thirty years. She was a member of Cross Pointe Baptist Church. Mary was a hard-working lady...
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Joe Junior Whitney

September 16, 1947 - February 22, 2021

Joe Junior Whitney, 73, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021. He was born September 16, 1947 in Muhlenburg Co. to the late Joe and Rosy May Jones Whitney. Joe was a retired roofer and a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling and going to Big B wrestling with his friend Bobby Wilson. Joe loved his church and had a passion for helping anyone in need,...
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Mary Elizabeth Johnson

January 11, 1927 - February 22, 2021

Mary E. Johnson, 94, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Signature Healthcare—Hillcrest. She was born January 11, 1927 in Danville, KY to the late N. G. and Alma Cecil Bell. Mary was retired as a special education teacher at Newton Parrish Elementary. She has been an active member of First Christian Church for over 60 years where she became an elder emeritus after no...
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Jerry A. Boehmann

July 22, 1938 - February 21, 2021

Jerry A. Boehmann, 82, of Maceo, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Daviess County to the late Joseph A. and J. Bernice Blanton Boehmann. Mr. Boehmann was an insurance agent with Cimeron Insurance for many years. He also served as a paper carrier for over 30 years! Jerry was a member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church, the...
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Lucy Jane Kunze

October 27, 1930 - February 21, 2021

The challenge has been met with dignity and grace. The victory has been won. Lucy Jane Kunze was one of the sweetest, kindest, most considerate ladies you would ever meet. She deeply loved her husband Ralph, family, friends, and church. Lucy was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on October 27, 1930 to J. Less and Ida Jewell Foster Hoover and died peacefully among family on February 21, 2021, at her...
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Charles William Strehl

October 31, 1936 - February 21, 2021

Charles William Strehl, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021. He was born October 31, 1936, in Owensboro, to the late Charles Frank Strehl and Mary Catherine Martin Strehl. Charles served in the Navy Reserves from 1955 till 1963, and then started his 40 plus year career as a truck driver and retired from Consolidated Freight in 1994. He was a member of the Local Teamsters #215....
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Patricia Ann Beckhart

March 14, 1940 - February 21, 2021

Patricia Ann Beckhart, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the Owensboro Center. She was born in Owensboro to the late Wilbur and Ludwina Hurm Parker. In addition to being a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Patricia retired from Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after more than thirty years of service. Following her retirement at the age of seventy,...
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Marsha Ballard

October 27, 1947 - February 20, 2021

Marsha Alexander Ballard, 73, of Owensboro, passed away February 20, 2021 at home. She was born October 27, 1947 to the late R.A. (Judge) and Agnes Murphy Alexander. Marsha attended Owensboro Catholic High and worked as Secretary Treasurer of R.A. Alexander & Sons and then served as President and owner until her retirement in 2010. Marsha, her mother Agnes and aunt Hazel Murphy owned Chatter...
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Donald "Billy" Johnson, Sr.

August 24, 1935 - February 19, 2021

Donald "Billy" Johnson, 85, of Utica died Friday, February 19, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. Born August 24, 1935 in Daviess County to the late Albert and Dorothy Johnson, Billy graduated from Tech High School. He was a quiet and laid-back guy with a high degree of mechanical skills. This led him into the maintenance field where he worked at G.E. for over 35 years before...
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Sylvester Leon Harrison

April 23, 1960 - February 19, 2021

Sylvester Leon Harrison, 60, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born April 23, 1960 in Muhlenburg Co. to the late James and Mellowdean Boyd Harrison. Leon had worked at Lanham Bros. General Contractors for about 29 years as a superintendent, enjoyed fishing, and was a hard worker. He was also preceded in death by two brothers,...
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Michael E. Wellman

June 20, 1950 - February 18, 2021

Michael Eugene Wellman, 70, of Atlanta, formerly of Owensboro passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. Born June 20, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Robert Wellman and Delois Hagan Wellman, Mike graduated from Owensboro High School (class of '68) and attended Kentucky Wesleyan College. He was employed as a tax auditor for the State of Georgia and retired in 2016....
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James Earl Wootton

May 16, 1955 - February 17, 2021

James Earl Wootton, 65, of Philpot, passed away February 17, 2021, at his home. He was born May 16, 1955, in Owensboro, to the late William and Catherine Wootton. James was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Margaret Edge, Cecilla Wootton, Mary Ruth Wootton, and Agnes Wootton; and his brothers, Johnnie Wootton, Charles Wootton, Butch Wootton, and Kenneth Ray Wootton. James is survived...
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Charlotte Lee Jones

December 31, 1946 - February 16, 2021

Charlotte Lee Jones, 74, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born December 31, 1946 in Daviess County to the late Hubert and Dorothy Midkiff, Charlotte was employed at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital then the Cigar Factory before she retired from Kentron after over 30 years. She loved doing crafts and served her church by making center pieces for...
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Donald "Don" Christian

March 16, 1942 - February 16, 2021

Donald "Don" Christian, 78, of Owensboro, passed away at his home February 16, 2021 with his beloved wife and children by his side. Don was born March 16, 1942 in Habit, Kentucky to the late Maurice and Edna Levey Edge Christian. He was the youngest of six siblings raised on a dairy farm in Whitesville. Don was a proud husband and father survived by his wife of 59 years, Bernice Roberts...
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Warren Lee Niceley, Sr.

June 2, 1923 - February 15, 2021

Warren Lee Niceley,Sr formerly of Adrian, MI passed to his Heavenly home February 15, 2021 at Grandhaven Assisted Living Center in Lansing, MI. He was born June 2, 1923, in Livia, KY, to Herbert and Jessie Hale Niceley. As a teenager he joined the army and served with the 1st Armored Division during WWII in Northern Ireland, North Africa, and Italy. He served nearly 5 years and saw 30 months...
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Wanda Volk

April 23, 1929 - February 14, 2021

Wanda Jean (Brown) Volk, 91, of Owensboro, passed away February 14, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with her son and daughter by her side. Wanda was born in Daviess County on April 23, 1929 to the late Orville and Mary Agnes Brown. She was the eldest of four children. After graduating from Daviess County High School, she met the love of her life, Joseph E. Volk Jr. They were...
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Clara Mae Strozewski

October 31, 1933 - February 14, 2021

Clara Mae Strozewski, 87, of Utica, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the Ohio County Hospital. She was born October 31, 1933 in Nelson Creek, Kentucky to the late Norman Leslie and Daisy Mae Creager Sloan. Mrs. Strozewski was a dedicated homemaker and also worked at Winnie Grill. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Mrs. Clara was a loving aunt to many. She was known for...
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Sister Alfreda Malone

April 18, 1924 - February 13, 2021

Sister Alfreda Malone, 96, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 71st year of religious life. She was a native of Raywick. Sister Alfreda was a prayerful woman with an unceasing energy to serve wherever she was needed. She was a teacher at St. Pius X School in Owensboro (1964-65) and was registrar at Brescia College (1965-68...
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Frank Abrams, Jr.

February 18, 1934 - February 12, 2021

Frank Abrams Jr. 86, of Owensboro, passed away February 12, 2021. Born February 18, 1934, to the late Frank and Maudra Baize Abrams. He attended Owensboro Senior High School and graduated in 1952. He attended Murray State College and Kentucky Wesleyan College. He was employed by the Messenger Inquirer as head of the photography department for five years. He served 6 months active duty in the...
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Charlotte Moseley

June 24, 1945 - February 11, 2021

Charlotte Moseley, 75, of Ensor, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born June 24, 1945, in Owensboro, to the late William A. and Colleen Moore Swank. Charlotte enjoyed playing games with her mother when she was younger, watching UK basketball, riding in the special wagon behind their horses that her husband Roy...
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Cynthia Lynn Reed

November 29, 1961 - February 11, 2021

Cynthia Lynn Reed, 59, of Owensboro, passed away February 11, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born November 29, 1961 in Ft. Campbell, KY, to the late George and Joyce Moran. Cynthia served in scheduling at Hon Company for 27 years. She was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. Pius X. Along with her parents, Cynthia was preceded in death by her sister,...
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Beverly Louise Howard Keller

May 11, 1939 - February 10, 2021

Beverly Louise Howard Keller, 81, of Maceo, was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 10, 2021. Her devotion to her family and firm belief in God supported her through her medical challenges and ultimately gave her peace. Beverly was born to the late Clement and Edwena Howard on May 11, 1939. She was born and raised on a farm in Whitesville...
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Norman "Papaw" Cambron

July 29, 1938 - February 10, 2021

With great sadness we announce the passing of Norman "Papaw" Cambron, a loving husband, father, and Papaw. Norman passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at home surrounded by family and his beloved wife of 62 years, Doris Ann Cambron. When he entered heaven, he was reunited with his infant child, Doris Ann Cambron. He was enlisted in the Navy for 3 1/2 years, where he sailed to various...
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Mabel Louise Bunch Cain

September 2, 1939 - February 10, 2021

Mabel Louise Bunch Cain, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021. She was born September 2, 1939, in McLean County, to the late George and Sarah Ann Towery Bunch. Mabel was of the Catholic faith, enjoyed gardening, her flowers, and cooking for her large family. Many people may remember her from her time working as a cook at Dairy Queen on Highway 144 for many years, where she...
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J. Donald "Don" Riney

November 8, 1936 - February 6, 2021

Cincinnati, OH—J. Donald (Don) Riney, 84, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2021 with family members at his side. Don was born November 8, 1936 in Owensboro, KY. Raised as the youngest of ten siblings on the family farm, he learned the value of an honest day's work and the importance of being there for others. He was a proud graduate of Brescia University, where he met Mary Alice (Dee)...
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Lena Best Lovan

February 22, 1921 - February 4, 2021

Lena Best Lovan, 99, of Owensboro passed away on Feb 4, 2021, just days from turning 100, in Tarpon Springs, FL, where she had been residing with her daughter and son-in-law for the past few years. Lena was born in Owensboro to the late Walter and Katie Lea Best and was one of ten children, all raised on a small farm in Daviess County. After enduring the Great Depression and graduating from...
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Gloria June Yeiser

April 28, 1935 - February 3, 2021

Gloria June Yeiser, 85, of Owensboro, passed away February 3, 2021 at home. She was born April 28, 1935 in Muhlenburg County to the late Alvin and Flossie Rickard Chandler. Gloria was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church and enjoyed traveling. Her and her husband would travel throughout the United States and spend winter months in Florida. She loved spending time with her family and...
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Louise Wethington

January 13, 1931 - February 3, 2021

Louise Wethington, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro to the late Dallas and Lulu Hamilton. Louise was employed with Gabe's Tower Inn and Gabe's Steakhouse for many years. She retired from American Olean Tile. Louise was loved and respected by everyone who knew her because of her intelligence, great sense...
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Mary Ruth Morris Spurrier

April 4, 1932 - February 2, 2021

Mary Ruth Morris Spurrier, 88, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Wellington Parc. Mary Ruth, as she was known by family and many friends, was born April 4, 1932 in Louisville to the late Earl and Augusta Morris. There she met and married Harry Spurrier on April 8, 1950. After leaving high school early to get married, she returned to the classroom and completed her high school...
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Kenneth "Kenny" Earl Covetts

September 12, 1953 - February 1, 2021

Kenneth "Kenny" Earl Covetts, 67, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 at his residence. He was born September 12, 1953, in Owensboro, to the late Waitman and Marilyn Dukes Covetts. Kenny was retired from Aleris after 47 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed fishing and going hunting. Kenny was very good to his wife and family, he may have been known to be a stinker sometimes but...
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JoAnn O'Flynn Gipe

June 18, 1927 - February 1, 2021

JoAnn O'Flynn Gipe went home to the Lord February 1, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family and devoted caregivers. She was born June 18, 1927, to Jay Hardy and Stella Ambrose O'Flynn, of Owensboro. In addition to her parents, Joann was preceded in death by her sister Mary Rose Barr and brother Jay Hardy O'Flynn Jr. She attended Longfellow Elementary School and Owensboro Senior High School...
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Emma "Lou" Duncan

July 8, 1935 - January 31, 2021

Emma "Lou" Duncan, 85, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Henderson, Kentucky to the late Willis Houston and Martha Kirkpatrick Howell. Mrs. Duncan was a retired teacher. She spent the last thirty-two years of her career at Livermore Elementary where she taught third grade. Lou was of the Episcopal Faith. She was an avid...
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Dorothy J. Mattingly

March 8, 1944 - January 31, 2021

DOROTHY J. MATTINGLY, 76, of Maceo, passed away after a long battle with cancer, on January 31, 2021 at her home. She was born in Whitesville, the youngest of 7 children of the late Bill and Rose C. Edge Russelburg. She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, retired from GE with 35 years of service and worked at the Yelvington precinct on Election Day for several years. Besides...
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Charles "Pop" Aull

February 10, 1933 - January 31, 2021

Charles V. Aull, 87, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021 peacefully under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born February 10, 1933 in Knottsville to the late Casper and Jessie Aull, Charles had many nicknames but "Pop" was his favorite. He retired from Whirlpool after 30 years and was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church. Charles was a Korean War Army veteran, stationed in...
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Carolyn Sue Hendricks

November 28, 1960 - January 30, 2021

Carolyn Sue Hendricks, 60, of Owensboro, passed away Jan. 30, 2021. She was born in Logan County, West Virginia, on Nov. 28, 1960, to the late Raymond and Ethel Mae Hendricks. Carolyn loved to go shopping, count pennies and watch the Golden Girls. Her favorite musician was Elvis and she also liked to listen to Garth Brooks. Carolyn enjoyed car rides, meeting people and got along with everyone....
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Nancy Howard

June 18, 1924 - January 29, 2021

Nancy Howard, 97, of Owensboro, passed away January 29, 2021 at Wellington Parc. She was born June 18, 1924 in Whitesville to the late Rollie and Nancy Amy Norris. Nancy attended Whiteville High School and then was a clerk at the University of Louisville. She married Dr. George A. Howard, who preceded her in death in 2012 after 63 years of marriage. Nancy was a member of First Baptist Church...
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Hilton B. Richeson

February 1, 1939 - January 29, 2021

Hilton B. Richeson, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at his home. He was born February 1, 1939 in Ohio County to the late John and Erlie Mae Bartlett Richeson. Hilton was retired as Service Manager at the former Harry Holder Ford dealership. He enjoyed car racing, horse racing, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, and was...
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Barbara Sherrod Hunt

June 20, 1932 - January 29, 2021

Barbara Sherrod Hunt, 88, of Owensboro, passed away January 29, 2021, at Wellington Parc. She was born June 20, 1932, in Muhlenberg County to the late Archie and Allie Sherrod. Barbara moved to Owensboro after growing up and living in Muhlenberg County for 20 years. She began working at General Electric at age 20 and retired there after 40 years of service. Barbara enjoyed tending to her garden...
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Jacinta C. Garinger

August 15, 1929 - January 29, 2021

Jacinta C. Garinger, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Carmel Home. She was born August 15, 1929, in McLean County, to the late Roger Tolbert and Mary Leachman Tichenor. Jacinta attended Mount Saint Joseph Academy where she took her vows as an Ursuline nun. She taught at various Catholic Schools in the Owensboro Diocese until she left the religious order in 1970....
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Frank R. Cox, Jr.

February 19, 1918 - January 28, 2021

Frank R. Cox, Jr., 102, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born February 19, 1918 in Hopkins Co. to the late Frank R. and Cordelia Townsend Cox. Frank was the son-in-law of the late Roy and Stella Newton. He was a Soil Scientist with the U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service. He was the party leader of several soil...
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William W. "Bill" Damron V

September 15, 1943 - January 27, 2021

William Wallace "Bill" Damron V, 77 of Owensboro, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 27, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 15, 1943 in Owensboro to the late William Wallace Damron IV and Rita savage Damron. Bill graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He was a big Kentucky...
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Ebbert "Ebb" Freeman Peacock

February 16, 1929 - January 26, 2021

Ebbert "Ebb" Freeman Peacock, 91, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully January 26, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 16, 1929, in Owensboro, to the late Rudolph and Lena Stewart Peacock. Ebb was also preceded in death by his siblings, Daphnea, Faye, Chuck, Rudy, and Bobby. He was a member of Breckinridge Street United Methodist Church. Ebb was the owner of...
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Corine Pearl

August 12, 1926 - January 26, 2021

Corine Pearl, 94, of Owensboro, passed away January 26, 2021, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born August 12, 1926 in Knottsville, KY, to the late Paul and Mabel Payne. Corine was a devoted Catholic and a founding member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. She was the head dietician for Blessed Mother School and served for 38 years until her retirement. Corine was a talented artist and a...
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Janet Carol Hamilton

April 16, 1946 - January 25, 2021

Janet Carol Hamilton, 74, of Owensboro, passed away January 25, 2021. She was born April 16, 1946, in Owensboro, to the late Irvin and Mary Evelyn Goetz. Janet enjoyed crafting and garage selling. Most of all, Janet loved her family. She was preceded in death by her son, William Eric Hamilton; her sisters, Judy Simmons and Angie Thompson; and her brother, Jimmy Goetz. Janet is survived by...
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Michael Wayne Powers

August 3, 1953 - January 25, 2021

Michael Wayne Powers, 67, of Owensboro, passed away January 25, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro on August 3, 1953 to the late Fred and Mary Ella Payne Powers. Michael was a U.K. fan who loved watching basketball, baseball and playing cards. He enjoyed spending time with his family and making his nephew, Bobby, laugh and dance. Michael also took time every...
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Brenda Louise Baskett

December 13, 1945 - January 24, 2021

Brenda Louise Baskett, 75, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, January 24 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Charles and Claris Decker Williams. Brenda was a loving and dedicated homemaker who was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed karaoke parties and great times with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also...
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Sandra "Sassy" Lawrence

September 1, 1950 - January 24, 2021

Sandra "Sassy" Lawrence, 70, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 at her residence under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born September 1, 1950 in Michigan to the late J.W. Sanderson and Sue Futrell Sanderson, Sassy moved to Henderson at an early age and attended Henderson County High School. Her nickname fit her well. She loved to cook, cross-stich, and laugh and thoroughly...
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Jack H. Layne

August 21, 1927 - January 23, 2021

Jack H. Layne, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021, at his home under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. He was born August 21, 1927, in Siloam Springs, AR, to the late Robert Roosevelt and Alberta Hogue Layne. Jack served in the US Air Force and then went on to work for and retire from Harken Oil Company. He loved to spend his time outdoors hunting, fishing, and collecting...
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Russell Neal Wilson

February 18, 1958 - January 23, 2021

Russell Neal Wilson, 62, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021. He was born February 18, 1958, in Owensboro, to the late Charles and Barbara Jean McDaniels Wilson. Russell worked at Glenmore Distillery as a maintenance tech and retired after 31 years of service. He loved to work hard and was very dedicated to his job. Russell always kept himself busy away from work. He enjoyed time...
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Franklin Wright, Jr.

July 10, 1928 - January 23, 2021

Rev. Franklin Wright Jr., 92, of Owensboro, went to be with his Lord and savior on Saturday, January 23, 2021. He was born July 10, 1928, in Muhlenberg County, to the late Franklin and Ruthie Thompson Wright. Franklin graduated from Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, in the early 70's he was the preacher for Maceo Baptist Church, and after retirement he was very involved at Walnut Memorial...
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Eldon "Tex" J. Waldron

January 7, 1931 - January 22, 2021

Eldon "Tex" J. Waldron of Owensboro, formerly of Rockford, Michigan, went to bed Thursday, January 21, 2021 and woke up in heaven with his Lord. He was given 90 years of life and the family had plans to celebrate the milestone with a surprise birthday party this weekend. Born January 7, 1931 in Vestaburg, Michigan to the late Harvey and Thelma Waldron, Tex was one of seven children. He married...
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Cedric Foster Lee

December 30, 1951 - January 20, 2021

Cedric "Foster" Lee, 69, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky at his home with his family by his side. Born December 30, 1951 in Daviess County to the late Stanley and Flora Swift Lee, Foster had placed his faith in the Lord. He worked at W.R. Grace and Daramic from 1971 till he retired in 2013. Foster coached his daughter's softball teams...
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Ruth W. Gough

November 25, 1925 - January 18, 2021

Ruth W. Gough, 95, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021. She was born November 25, 1925 in Daviess Co. to the late Clarence E. and Mary Ida Thompson Welsh. Ruth was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Milton D. Gough on January 5, 2009. Ruth is survived by her children, Rev. Ernest Eugene Gough...
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Marian Louise Marksberry

October 27, 1928 - January 17, 2021

Marian Louise Marksberry passed into her new life on January 17, 2021, at the age of 92. She was born October 27, 1928, in Owensboro, to the late Winnie Mae Franklin Bowman and John Guy Bowman. Louise was a retired schoolteacher with the Daviess County school system and taught two years at Masonville Elementary and the remainder of her career at Philpot Elementary. She impacted many...
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Esther Matilde Puram Jansing

February 13, 1937 - January 16, 2021

Esther Matilde Puram Jansing passed away peacefully at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky early on Saturday, January 16, 2021. She was 83 years old. Esther was born in New Rochelle, New York, on February 13, 1937, to the late Freda Luise Staiger Puram and the late Krisjan Puram. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Cornell University -New York Hospital...
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Larry Donald Mayfield

February 10, 1947 - January 15, 2021

Larry Donald Mayfield, 73, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born February 10, 1947 in Daviess Co. to the late D. Donald and Emogene Smith Mayfield and was a 1965 graduate of Owensboro High School. Larry was retired from the United States Postal Service after 38 years as a postal clerk. He was a U. S. Air Force...
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Mary Ann "Toot" Burke

August 9, 1953 - January 15, 2021

Mary Ann "Toot" Burke, 67, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at her home. She was born August 9, 1953, in Chincoteague, VA, to the late LCDR William John Burke and Mary Ann Lindemann Burke. Toot graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1971 and Western Kentucky University in 1975. She worked for AT&T for 30 years as a line man and manager, mostly in Florida, and at Home...
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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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Robert Alan Englehart

October 8, 1947 - January 13, 2021

Robert Alan Englehart, 73, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. He died peacefully with COVID complications at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 8, 1947 in Washington, Indiana to the late Richard and Margaret Englehart. He was a graduate of Washington High School in Washington, Indiana and Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana...
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Dr. 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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Alfred B. Lewis

May 10, 1939 - January 11, 2021

Alfred Woke Bimbi-Sara. Lewis, 81, of Owensboro, KY passed away January 11, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone on May 10, 1939 to the late Evelyn Lewis and Nadi Kolleh-Lewis. Alfred was the last surviving grandson of the late Hon Sir Samuel Lewis who was the first African to be knighted and also the first mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone. He...
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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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Harvey Lynchard

May 30, 1938 - January 10, 2021

Harvey Lynchard left this earth to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at age 82. He was born in Cleveland, Mississippi on May 30, 1938 to the late Ed and Bessie Cannon Lynchard. Harvey was child number nineteen of twenty-one children born to the family. As a sharecropper's son, Harvey knew extreme poverty, but there was always food on the table and the love of his large...
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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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