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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 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

Mary Ann Mason

February 8, 1953 - October 18, 2016

Mary Ann Mason, 63, passed away October 18, 2016 at home. Born February 8, 1953 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Charles and Polly Henson, Mary loved her family. She spent many years as a pet groomer and when not working, enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mary was also preceded in death by sisters, Mandy Mason and Emma Smith, and a brother, Chuck Henson. She is survived by her husband, Robert...
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Joseph Patrick Richard

May 10, 1966 - October 17, 2016

Joseph Patrick Richard, 50, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 10, 1966 in Daviess Co., to the late William and Jo Ann Young Richard. Patrick had worked in the family business, Owensboro Brick until it was sold and was currently with Lee Brick and Block as a salesman for the past six years and loved working with all his...
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Merici Millay

April 28, 1921 - October 16, 2016

Merici Benita Millay, 95, of Owensboro, went to be with our Lord in Heaven on Sunday October 16, 2016. She was born April 28, 1921 to the late Martin Spalding Mattingly and Sarah Gertrude Bowlds. Merici was a Homemaker. She was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral for over 60 years and sang in the choir for 20 of those years. Merici enjoyed spending time with her family and gardening. She...
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Harry Shelby Sutton, Jr.

December 24, 1921 - October 16, 2016

Harry Shelby Sutton Jr., 94, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home. Born in Evansville, IN, the son of the late Harry Shelby Sutton, Sr. and Lula Hays Sutton, he was a graduate of Owensboro High School. He graduated from the University of Kentucky, where he received a degree in electrical engineering. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he served as a...
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Meghan LeeAnn Brigance

July 18, 1990 - October 15, 2016

Meghan LeeAnn Brigance, 26, of Owensboro went into the presence of the Lord surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, October 15, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Brigance was born July 18, 1990 in Daviess County to Keith and Sheri Lambrich. Meghan was first and foremost a follower of Jesus Christ. She graduated from Owensboro Christian Academy and was very active in...
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Cleatus E. Leimbach

May 16, 1919 - October 14, 2016

Cleatus E. Leimbach, 97, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, October 14th, 2016 at Fern Terra. He was born in Chestnut, Illinois to the late Luis and Carrie Leimbach. Mr. Leimbach was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp. After thirty-five years of service, Mr. Leimbach retired from the Firestone Corporation where he had served as a district store manager. During his retirement...
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Susan L. Roberts

August 28, 1964 - October 14, 2016

Susan Roberts, 52, of Owensboro passed away suddenly Friday, October 14, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Roberts was born August 28, 1964 in Hammond, Indiana to the late John Hall and Linda Baize. Susan graduated from Daviess County High School and has worked for many years as a waitress at The Briarpatch Restaurant. She was good mother, a friendly person, and who was ready to go...
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David Lee Barr

August 20, 1955 - October 12, 2016

David Lee Barr, 61, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Owensboro to Herman and Ernestine Hamilton Barr. David worked for the City of Owensboro for nearly twenty years. He retired early due to disability. David then went on to earn a bachelor's degree in history. He enjoyed music and in his early years he toured as a singer with a popular local...
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Randall E. King

June 9, 1959 - October 9, 2016

Dr. Randall E. King, 57, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on October 9, 2016. Dr. King was born on June 9, 1959 in Owensboro to Roy and Nancy Ambrose King.Father, physician, husband, son, brother, leader, and friend, our precious loved one could be described by those words and many more. He was many things to many people. Most known to this community, as Dr. Randall E. King, he was deeply...
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Mary Louise Harper "Wezzie" Tinsley

September 13, 1934 - October 9, 2016

Mary Louise Harper "Weezie" Tinsley, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 13, 1934 in Daviess County to the late Earl J. and Mary Schenk Harper. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Henry Tinsley on June 7, 1999, brothers, Earl Harper, Jr., Edward Harper, Robert Vincent Harper, and a...
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Jeffery James Smith

June 18, 1958 - October 9, 2016

Jeffery James Smith, 58, of Owensboro, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord October 9, 2016. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to the late Virgil and Dorothy Kuipers Smith. He was the owner of Smitty's Small Engine Repair and was of the Baptist faith. Jeff loved fishing, gardenin' and yardenin', the movies Jeremiah Johnson and Coalminer's Daughter, and spending time with his family, especially...
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Denny Lee Russell

March 2, 1952 - October 7, 2016

Denny Lee Russell of Owensboro, KY went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, October 7th , 2016, at the Heartford House. Denny was an outgoing guy who would talk to anyone. He took pleasure in the small things -like watching a crane land on the lake behind his home and learning new things. Denny was a member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed fellowship with the Open Door Sunday...
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Robert "Bob" Goetz

March 27, 1944 - October 7, 2016

Robert Louis "Bob" Goetz, 72, of Philpot, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born March 27, 1944, Bob was the son of the late Edward and Lucille Simon Goetz, was a farmer, and was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Sunset Cruisers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Goetz and a...
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William Bradley Vickers

June 16, 1977 - October 6, 2016

William Bradley Vickers, 39, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. Mr. Vickers was born June 16, 1977 in Daviess County to the late Donald Vickers and Nelda Ling. Brad attended Owensboro High School and then managed Captain D's for many years. He was good natured with a comical personality and know to tell exaggerated stories. Brad loved playing pool, repairing bicycles and other...
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Jane Kirkpatrick Rayburn

September 13, 1920 - October 5, 2016

Jane Kirkpatrick Rayburn, 96, died Wednesday, October 5th after a brief illness. She was the only child of the late Mabeth and Jack Lancaster and was also preceded in death by her daughter, Mabeth Kirkpatrick, the father of her children, John L. Kirkpatrick and her second husband, Dr. Mack Rayburn. Jane attended Hollins College and graduated from University of Kentucky. She was a founding...
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Billy J. Whitworth

April 1, 1934 - October 5, 2016

Billy J. Whitworth, 82, of Utica, formerly of Maceo, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016. He was born April 1, 1934 in Breckinridge Co. to the late William Wesley and Mildred Temple Glasscock Whitworth. Billy was the owner and operator of Whitworth Trucking for 54 years. He was a member of Maceo Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and great...
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Elaine Sparks

January 18, 1925 - October 3, 2016

Elaine Sparks, 91, of Parrish, Florida, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016. She was born January 18, 1925 in Bath Co., KY to the late Earl and Hazel King Phelps. Elaine was a member of First Christian Church, had been a Sunday School teacher, and was one of the founding members of Century Christian Church. When her daughters were young, she had been a Girl Scout...
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Mark A. Thompson

October 3, 2016

Mark A. Thompson, 54, a resident of Owensboro Center, passed away Oct. 3, 2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro, the only child, to the late Richard and Mariette Thompson. Mark was a very special guy who came into this world with an extra smile, extra laughs and one extra chromosome. He was a gift to those around him and he loved to listen to music, sing and dance....
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Mildred M. Crowe

June 3, 1929 - October 3, 2016

Mildred M. Crowe, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born June 3, 1929 in Ohio Co. to the late Harvey T. and Ella B. Horrell Marksberry, Sr. Mildred was the owner and operator of Mildred's Beauty Shop in Whitesville for years and also she and her husband, I. L. Crowe, were the original owners and operators of Mils Dairy Drive...
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William "Billy" Blandford, Sr.

May 8, 1930 - October 2, 2016

William D. "Billy" Blandford Sr., 86, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Blandford was born May 8, 1930 in St. Joseph, Kentucky to the late James A. and Mary Verna Merimee Blandford. Graduating from Saint Francis Academy, he was employed at Pinkerton Tobacco from where he retired. He loved coin collecting, the outdoors, especially fishing...
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Elizabeth JoAnn Hall

January 22, 1945 - October 1, 2016

Elizabeth JoAnn Hall, 71, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County to the late Woodrow and Trudy Smith Wilson. Elizabeth was of the Roman Catholic Faith and retired from Ragu where she was employed for more than twenty years. She enjoyed bingo, playing the slots at "the boat" (Casino Aztar) and yard sales. Most of...
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Roy Brown Woodward

October 16, 1942 - September 30, 2016

Dr. Roy Brown Woodward, of Owensboro, passed away on September 30, 2016, after a long illness. Dr. Woodward was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on October 16, 1942, to LeRoy Woodward and Mary Sue Brown. He graduated from Owensboro High School and Murray State University, before receiving his Doctorate in Education from Mississippi State University. For over 42 years, Dr. Woodward worked in...
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Margaret L. Medkiff

August 27, 1931 - September 30, 2016

Margaret L. Medkiff, 85, of Owensboro, died Friday, September 30, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born August 27, 1931 in McHenry, Kentucky to the late Joseph Earl "Mike" and Elda Atchison Cooper. Margaret was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed baking and bingo. She was preceded in death by her husband A.D. "Blackie" Medkiff. Margaret is survived by children,...
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Jerry Mezur

September 23, 1942 - September 30, 2016

Jerome" Jerry" Mezur passed peacefully, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born September, 23, 1942, to the late Alexander M. and Mary Agnes Gallagher Mezur. In his younger years growing up in Cincinnati, OH, he played for a National Championship Baseball Team alongside major leaguers, Eddie Brinkman, Pete Rose, and Roger Staubach. Mezur himself went on...
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Mary Bernardette Higdon Roberts

December 6, 1921 - September 27, 2016

Mary Bernardette Higdon-Roberts, 94, of Owensboro, left us to go be with her Heavenly Father Tuesday, September 27, 2016, from the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, Mary was born December 6, 1921 in Daviess County to the late Louis I. Higdon and Elizabeth Stella Lanham-Higdon. She was a member of St. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and had formerly attended Blessed Mother Catholic Church. ...
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Wilfred Lee Hagan

October 7, 1927 - September 26, 2016

Wilfred Lee Hagan Wilfred Lee Hagan, surrounded by his family, passed away on Monday, September 26, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Wilfred was born on October 7, 1927 to Jerome and Rose Annie Hagan in Whitesville, KY. He was raised on land near his grandfather's farm on Steven's School Road and spoke many times of riding in the wagon to go into Whitesville to attend church...
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Kenneth Earl

November 4, 1937 - September 26, 2016

Kenneth Earl, 78, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 25 at Owensboro Place where he had been a resident since 2002. Mr. Earl was born November 4, 1937 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Harvey Earl and Lela Brawley Earl. Kenneth was affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church in Villa Grove, Illinois. He enjoyed singing and adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Earl was...
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James Arnold Conder

June 9, 1935 - September 25, 2016

James Arnold Conder, 81, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Carmel Home. He was born June 9, 1935 in Daviess Co., KY to the late James William and Sarah Agnes Clark Conder. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Clarence "Smokey" Conder and wife Ozetta, Tommy Conder and wife Lucille, and Edward Conder and wife Lucy, a great grandson, Carson Michael Conder, and a brother-in...
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Barbara Jean Hurm

May 30, 1931 - September 25, 2016

Barbara Jean Hurm, 85, of Owensboro passed away peacefully at her home on September 25, 2016. She was born to the late Edward and Mary Price Hurm on May 30, 1931, in Daviess County. Barbara retired as an executive secretary for General Electric where she worked her entire career. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church where she was very active. Barbara loved to travel; it may have...
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Barry Wayne Beck

March 13, 1947 - September 25, 2016

Barry Beck, 69, of Owensboro passed away September 25, 2016. He was born on March 13, 1947, in Daviess County to the late JR and Edith Beck. Barry graduated from Western Kentucky University with a BA, MA, and Rank 1. He went on to be the principal at Whitesville Elementary for 23 years and also worked part-time for Daviess County Parks and Recreation for 26 years. Barry was a member of The...
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Skyleigh Cerise-Lucille Howard

September 23, 2016

Skyleigh Cerise-Lucille Howard's short life ended on Friday, September 23 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of Brandi Camfield Howard and Marcus Howard of Owensboro. Skyleigh was preceded in death by her grandfather, Christopher Blandford and grandmother, Penny Howard. Survivors also include her brothers, Dakota Howard and Eli Reynolds; grandmother, Tonya Ward;...
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Joseph "Joey" Fischer

March 21, 1956 - September 23, 2016

Joseph Glenn "Joey" Fischer, 60, went barreling into the arms of Jesus and scooped up his first sweet granddaughter on Friday September 23, 2016 at 8:19 p.m. Joey was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on March 21, 1956 to the late Bill and Margaret Fischer. He grew up in Daviess County and graduated from the local high school in 1974. He would tell you that in his younger days he loved fast cars...
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Gladie Voyne Yeiser

October 28, 1935 - September 22, 2016

Gladie Voyne Yeiser, 80 of Owensboro, was called home by her Lord and Savior Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Signature Healthcare—Hillcrest in Owensboro. She was born October 28, 1935 in Uniontown to the late Frank Logan Yewell and Gladie Voyne Flener Yewell. Voyne was retired after 20 years with South Central Bell and was a member of First Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her...
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Wanda J. Gray

August 30, 1925 - September 22, 2016

Wanda J. Gray, 91, of Owensboro, passed away September 22, 2016 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born August 30, 1925 in Livermore to the late James B. and Grace Holder, Wanda was a member of Masonville United Methodist Church. She was a dedicated mother, homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing cards and quilting. ...
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Gustaf Swanson

July 24, 1942 - September 21, 2016

Gustaf B. Swanson, 74 years old, completed his baptism Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, while visiting his beloved Western Kentucky University. Gus was born in Calhoun on July 24, 1942, and attended school in Owensboro. In the sixth grade, he met the love of his life, Beverly, whom he followed home from school every day. They graduated from Owensboro Senior High in 1960 and they started dating after...
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Karen Gilmore

June 16, 1967 - September 20, 2016

Karen Gilmore, 49, of Shelbyville, passed away September 20, 2016. Born in Owensboro, June 16, 1967 to Wm. Michael and Shirley Gilmore, Karen was a Nurse and Patient Care Analyst at Kosair's Children's Hospital. She enjoyed going to the beach, coffee and conversation, as well as camping and spending time with her granddaughter and family. Karen never met a stranger and was loved by all who...
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Margaret Elease Jones Rawdon Payne

August 1, 1929 - September 19, 2016

Margaret Elease Jones Rawdon Payne, 87, passed away September 19, 2016. She was born in Obion County, Tennessee to the late Homer Thomas and Effie Sue Duty Jones. She had been employed as a nurse's aide at Twin Rivers Nursing Home (formerly Bon Harbor). Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Payne; a grandchild, Scotty Lawson; and four siblings. She is survived by her...
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Anna Wilkerson

February 21, 1924 - September 17, 2016

Anna Louise Wilkerson, 92, of Owensboro, Kentucky, went to be with her Lord and Savior on September 17, 2016. She was born in Daviess County on February 21, 1924, to the late William Mark and Georgie Stinnett Rhodes. Anna was a woman of God and an active lifetime member of First Baptist Church. Family was extremely important to Anna, she left many sweet memories of homemade dumplings, chocolate...
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Lucas Anderson

March 15, 1988 - September 16, 2016

Lucas Gene Anderson, 28, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away September 16, 2016, at his home. Born March 15, 1988, Lucas enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, walks in nature and arcade games. He enjoyed helping others and often times, without having to be asked. Lucas is survived by his children, Alexandria Anderson and Joshua Anderson; father, Erie Anderson; mother, Kathy Noffsinger (James);...
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Nettie Roach Parker

March 8, 1931 - September 16, 2016

Nettie Roach Parker, 85, formerly of Burton Rd., Utica, KY, went to be with Jesus on September 16, 2016. She was born on March 8, 1931, to James E. and Beulah Mae Corley Roach in Owensboro, KY. She worked at Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital, for Dr. Noel B. Maddox and at Anderson's Department Store in Owensboro. She had been an active member of Hall Street Baptist Church, and currently was a...
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Michael H. Carrico

May 18, 1949 - September 16, 2016

Michael H. Carrico, 67, of Cincinnati passed away Friday, September 16, 2016 at his home. Mr. Carrico was born May 18, 1949 in Owensboro to the late Henry and Mary Boteler Carrico. Michael graduated with a degree in Accounting from Brescia University in 1975 and was employed as an accountant at Ethicon in Cincinnati after working for Canteen in Owensboro and Kimball in Jasper. He served in the...
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Johnnie B. Phillips

November 19, 1931 - September 14, 2016

Johnnie B. Phillips, 84, of Henderson, died Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. Mr. Phillips retired from Independence Bank and was previously employed with Citizens State Bank, Liberty national bank and South Central Bank in Owensboro and Peoples Bank in Madisonville. He was associated with financial institutions from 1955 until his retirement in 2001. He...
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Curtis Jostine Moss

August 9, 1940 - September 14, 2016

Curtis Jostine Moss, 76, of Owensboro, formerly of Beaver Dam, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at his home after battling lung cancer. He was born in Echols, Kentucky to the late Ben and Marie Givens Moss. Curtis was a retired and disabled veteran of the U.S. Navy. He served two tours in Vietnam and earned the Vietnam Service and Campaign, National Defense and Sharp Shooter M-16...
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Grover Cleveland Phillips

August 6, 1927 - September 12, 2016

Grover Cleveland Phillips, 89, of Owensboro passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home. Mr. Phillips was born August 6, 1927 in Muhlenberg County to the late Ivy Phillips and Kate Barr Phillips. He served honorably as an Army veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Phillips loved to go to flea markets, find and refurbish old tools, was very mechanical and could fix cars and lawn mowers and was...
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Clifton Ray Sumner

August 16, 1953 - September 12, 2016

Clifton Ray Sumner, 63, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home. He was born August 16, 1953 in Daviess Co. to the late Lawrence and Dorothy Magaline Edwards Sumner. He had been employed at A.E.P. Power Plant in Rockport, IN and also had worked at Hagerman Plumbing and Heating. Clifton had coached both youth baseball and basketball and enjoyed golf, playing cards,...
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Lotus Ray Stogner

October 6, 1960 - September 12, 2016

Lotus Ray Stogner, 55, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away September 12, 2016 at his home. He was born to Richard Horace and Ida Pauline Mallory Stogner in Philpot. Lotus worked as a heavy equipment operator for 28 years, and after retiring, worked for Castlen Welding. He was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. He loved to farm and spend time with his grandson. He is preceded in death by...
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Malachi Nisaiah Lowery

September 11, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Malachi Nisaiah Lowery, infant son of Katelyn Quinn and Nathan Lowery was born and passed away Sunday, September 11 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He is survived by his parents and grandparents, Timmie and Amanda Johnson, Robbie Quinn, Lauretta Johnson and John Bullitt and Raymond Lowery, Sr. A memorial service will be held at Noon Friday, September 16 at Glenn Funeral Home and...
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Charlotte P. Warren

February 1, 1927 - September 11, 2016

Charlotte P. Warren, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born February 1, 1927 in Daviess Co. to the late John R. and Mary Barbara Lashbrook Perryman. Charlotte was retired from Westinghouse and North American Philips after 40 years of service and was a member of Hall Street Baptist Church. She was also...
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Jeffrey Allen Millay

August 26, 1961 - September 11, 2016

Capt. Jeffrey "Jeff" Allen Millay, 55, of Stanley, KY, died Sunday, September 11, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Owensboro to Robert and Joann Millay, graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and attended Brescia University. After serving in the Air Force, Jeff became a member of the Owensboro Fire...
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James Joe "Jay" Etherton

August 21, 1973 - September 10, 2016

James Joe "Jay" Etherton, 43, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. He was born August 21, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois. Jay was owner and operator of Jay's Autobody Specialty for 13 years. He loved restoring old cars and had received numerous certificates on auto body repair, restoration, and management. He loved spending time with his children and was very high on life. ...
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Lachhmibai Khetaram Maheshwari

March 15, 1942 - September 9, 2016

Lachhmibai Khetaram Maheshwari, 74, peacefully passed away Friday, September 9, 2016 in her second home, Owensboro, KY. She was born March 15, 1942 in the small town of Kantio, Pakistan to the late Mangharam and Aambabai Chowdhary. She moved to Modasa, India in 1998, along with family. Lachhmibai was the beloved wife of Khetaram Maheshwari for last 61 years. With her demise a brave and...
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Theresa Rose Hagman McCarty

September 16, 1928 - September 9, 2016

Theresa Rose Hagman McCarty, 87, of Utica, died peacefully in her sleep on September 9, 2016, in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. A native of Hancock County, she was born September 16, 1928, to the late Harold Victor Hagman, Sr. and Dorothy Rose Johnson Hagman. Theresa Rose was an active member of St. Anthony Parish, Browns Valley where she was a Lector, a Eucharistic Minister and...
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Madison Grayce Lindsey

September 7, 2016 - September 7, 2016

Madison Grayce Lindsey, infant daughter of Brittny and Preston Lindsey, passed away on September 7, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Surviving in addition to her parents are grandparents, Gail and Joe Brothers of Whitesville, and Mary Lindsey of Owensboro, great grandmother, Mary Edge of Owensboro, three brothers, Kevin, Dakota, and Jeffrey Lindsey, aunts and uncle, Chasity Brothers...
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Willliam "Bill" Byrne

July 30, 1941 - September 7, 2016

William "Bill" Byrne, 75, of Owensboro, passed away September 7, 2016. Born July 30, 1941 to the late George w., Jr., and Della Allen Bland Byrne, Bill was member of First Free Will Baptist Church, a UK sports fan and enjoyed watching the races Ellis Park. He retired from Audubon Area Community Services from their Weatherization Program. Bill also enjoyed spending time at the ocean and Myrtle...
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James W. Young

August 6, 1923 - September 3, 2016

James W. Young, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at his home. He was born in Yelvington, KY to the late Jim and Delia Young. Mr. Young joined the Army at a young age and served in World War II in the Philippines. A short time after his honorable discharge, he began his work as a truck driver for Transit Mix Concrete Company, where he retired after nearly 40 years. ...
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Dawn Marie Wardrip

September 10, 1978 - September 3, 2016

Dawn Marie Wardrip, 37, of Rockport, Indiana passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. Ms. Wardrip was born September 10, 1978 in Owensboro to the late Ronald Atherton and Susan Augenstein Atherton. Dawn was first of all a devoted mother who loved her two daughters very much and worked hard to provide for them. Dawn's creative and passionate hobby was...
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Max O. Timmel

December 24, 1957 - September 3, 2016

Max O. Timmel, 58, of Owensboro, formerly of Evansville, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at his home, following a brief illness. He was born in Bethesda, Maryland to the late Robert and Lois Lindsey Timmel. Max had worked for Big Rivers Electric, Whirlpool Corporation and most recently, Owensboro Transit System. He was a creative "jack of all trades" who took a can do approach to a...
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Gene Walter Fort

March 20, 1938 - September 3, 2016

Gene Fort, 78, of Owensboro passed away September 3, 2016, at his home. Gene was born on March 20, 1938, in Winona, MN to the late Calvin and Emma Rosine Fort. Gene was heavily involved in the Owensboro Lions Club and was a benefactor of Owensboro Lions Club Soap Box Derby Track. He also enjoyed working in his garden raising vegetables and watching the Dallas Cowboys, "America's Team", play...
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Margaret C. Fischer

February 1, 1934 - September 2, 2016

Margaret Ruth Clark Fischer Margaret Ruth Clark Fischer, 82, was escorted to heaven by her little angels to meet her Lord and Savior on Friday, September 2, 2016. Her passing will leave a void that can never be filled, but her family finds comfort in knowing what a joyous reunion she had with her husband, best friend, and the love of her life. A match made in heaven now reunited in heaven. ...
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Robert "Bob" Mingus, Jr

July 11, 1932 - September 1, 2016

Robert "Bob" Roscoe Mingus Jr, 84, of Owensboro passed away suddenly Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Mingus was born July 11, 1932 in Breckenridge County to the late Roscoe and Betty Hall Mingus. Bob was devoted to his family and his Baptist faith and performed missions work through Oneida Baptist College. He served at Cloverport Baptist Church, Hall Street...
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Sterling Kirk Johnson

February 15, 1922 - September 1, 2016

Sterling Kirk Johnson, 94, of Owensboro died on Thursday, September 1, 2016. She was born in the heart of Bourbon country in Maud, Kentucky. Sterling was a graduate of Springfield High School and attended Spencerian Business College and Kentucky Wesleyan College. A resident of Owensboro since 1945, Sterling was an active member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church, Mary Lou Phillips...
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Gary Jones

December 28, 1957 - August 31, 2016

Gary Lee Jones, 58, of Philpot, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his home. He was born in Owensboro to William S. (Jr.) and Patsy A. McCrystal Jones. Gary was an electrician with the Local IBEW who worked with several companies through the years. He was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church. Gary was a hard worker who was very handy. He enjoyed baseball in his younger years and had a...
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Mary Lois Hagan

February 2, 1928 - August 30, 2016

Mary Lois Hagan, 88, surrounded by her family, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mary Lois was born on February 2, 1928 to Joe and Rosa "Rosie" Lanham, and was raised in Knottsville, Kentucky. She was the eldest of seven children; Mary Lois, Bobby, Diddle, Joan, Doodlebug, Doreen, and Gene. She always liked to say she was a coal miner's daughter. She...
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Charles Terry Sparks

April 24, 1946 - August 29, 2016

Terry Sparks, 70, of Utica passed away Monday, August 29, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Sparks was born April 24, 1946 in Daviess County to the late Robert Boyd Sparks and Mary Zada Dickerson Sparks. Terry retired from Colonial Bakery after 35 years as a machine operator. He was a laid back guy who never got in a hurry and enjoyed playing pool and listening to country...
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Mary Robinson

January 21, 1939 - August 29, 2016

Mary L. Robinson, 77, went to meet the Lord and Elvis on August 29, 2016. Mary was a devoted wife and mother and exceptionally aggressive Aggravation player. When she wasn't cheering for her Boys in Blue, Mary was known to play a highly suspect game of Hand and Foot. Mary will be deeply missed by her husband of 58 years, William "Bud" Robinson and her children, Doug (Rebecca) Robinson of...
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Edward Clayton Johnson, Sr.

January 23, 1943 - August 28, 2016

Edward Clayton Johnson Sr., 73, of Whitesville, passed away August 28, 2016 at home. He was a loving husband, father and thought the world of his grandkids. He worked as a utility contractor for over 30 years, then side-by-side with his love at Little T's Diner for 25 years. Clayton was preceded in death by his parents, Eddy and Agnes Johnson; brothers, Mitchell Johnson, George Johnson and Pat...
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Larry C. Stallard

May 27, 1940 - August 27, 2016

CW3 Larry C. Stallard, 76, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 27, 1940 in Clinchco, VA to the late Fred and Ruby Turner Stallard. Larry was retired from the U. S. Army in 1985 as a Chief Warrant Officer after 27 years of service and was very proud of his time he served in the military. Larry was a member of the Veterans...
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Christine "Christy" Hagman

November 11, 1969 - August 27, 2016

Christine "Christy" Hagman, 46, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born November 11, 1969 in Daviess Co., KY. Christy had worked for a number of years as a Social Worker for several Hospices. She was a 1988 graduate of Henderson Co. High School and then attended Eastern Kentucky University where she received her...
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James R. "Bob" Parker

October 4, 1929 - August 26, 2016

James R. "Bob" Parker, 86, formerly of Burton Rd., Utica, KY, went to be with Jesus on August 26, 2016. He was born on October 4, 1929, to James W. and Ludwina K. Hurm Parker in Owensboro, KY. He served in the Navy from August, 1948, until August, 1949, before transferring to the US Naval Reserve until August, 1955. He worked at Murphy-Miller, Inc., and retired from Green River Steel in 1986. ...
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Bobby Ray Horn

December 11, 1935 - August 26, 2016

Bobby Ray Horn, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born December 11, 1935 in Daviess Co. to the late Junius and Goebel Roberts Horn. Bobby was the owner of Bob Horn's Garage for 26 years and Horn's Dairy Bar for 23 years. He attended Riverside Baptist Church and enjoyed family gatherings. Bobby had built stock cars and...
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Orville G. Tincher

September 30, 1940 - August 24, 2016

Orville G. Tincher, 75, of Lewisport passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in Chicago at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Mr. Tincher was born September 30, 1940 in Putnam County, Indiana to the late Wilfred and Edith (Lisby) Tincher. Orville was an over-the-road trucker and heavy equipment operator who loved to play practical jokes on people, especially jumping out from behind doors to scare someone. He...
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Evelyn Benningfield Saltzman

January 28, 1934 - August 24, 2016

Evelyn Benningfield Saltzman, 82, of Owensboro, KY passed away August 24, 2016 while surrounded by her family. Born January 28, 1934 to the late Weldon and Dessie Sutton, Evelyn worked hard through her life raising 5 boys after the death of her first husband. She worked at General Electric, Gunther's Furniture, and was the Bookkeeper at Bowen Tire, where she retired. Evelyn was a long time...
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Joyce Cox Williams

March 3, 1936 - August 23, 2016

Joyce Cox Williams, lyric soprano, conductor, and Owensboro native, passed away after an extended illness August 23, 2016, in Fredericksburg, VA, where she had moved in 2005 to be with her daughter. Born March 3, 1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky, Ms. Williams graduated from Owensboro High School in 1954. She performed many benefit concerts and recitals locally as well as presenting the Saturday...
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Julia Ann Anderson

September 8, 1949 - August 22, 2016

Julia Ann Anderson, 66, of Owensboro, passed away August 22, 2016 at The Heartford House. Born September 8, 1949 to the late William and Audie Mayfield, Julia retired after 33 years at Hunter-Douglas. She was hard working, loving and was a true caretaker throughout her life. Julia will be remembered as a loving mother, great cook and a devoted wife. She is preceded in death by her parents and...
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Gertrude Bryant Payne

September 7, 1930 - August 21, 2016

Gertrude Bryant Payne of Philpot passed away at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest on Sunday, August 21, 2016. Mrs. Payne was born September 7, 1930 in Tobinsport, Indiana to the late Charles Arnold Bryant and Susan McFall Bryant. Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Fay Payne in 1991 and two brothers, Velois and Gervis Bryant. She was employed at General Electric in...
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Steve Marksberry

August 17, 1960 - August 20, 2016

Steve Marksberry, 56, of Richland, Indiana, passed away August 20, 2016 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born August 17, 1960, to Gene and Sarah Lee Hall Marksberry in Colombus, Ohio. Steve was a proud member of IUOE Local 181, who enjoyed reading and music. He was a fan of Nascar and UK basketball. He was a handy man and staunch Union Democrat. Above all, he was a devoted father and...
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Cindy Craig

November 28, 1952 - August 19, 2016

Cindy Craig, 63, of Cadiz, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at her home. She was born November 28, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late John Stuart and Elnora Pruitt Craig. Cindy was able to fulfill her childhood dream of a career as a park ranger with the National Park Service. She loved the west and served at Mesa Verde, Zion, Natchez Trace and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National...
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William Berry Threlkeld

August 31, 1919 - August 18, 2016

Bill Threlkeld, 96, of Owensboro, died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Threlkeld was born in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Earl R. and Margaret Berry Threlkeld. During World War II he served in United State Army Air Corps as an air traffic control officer in Brazil. He was a graduate of the Cecil C. Humphries School of Law at Memphis State University, now...
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Kathryn Severance

April 1, 1955 - August 17, 2016

Kathryn Reed Severance, 61, went to be with the Lord on August 17, 2016. Kathryn was born on April 1, 1955, in Stanford KY to the late Calvin and Etta Campbell Reed. Kathryn was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Pleasant Hope General Baptist. Kathryn worked for Sam's Club in Owensboro since the store opened. She was relaxed and loved to chill with family and friends. Most of all she...
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Barbara Ann Lindsey

March 5, 1954 - August 17, 2016

Barbara Ann Lindsey, 62, of Owensboro passed away August 17, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born March 5, 1954 in Owensboro to the late Layman Robinson and Clemmie McCaslin. Barbara was a devoted homemaker and a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church. She loved life and especially enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. Barbara loved being out,...
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Sharon K. Sackrider Craig

May 6, 1950 - August 17, 2016

Sharon K. Sackrider Craig, 66, of Owensboro left in the arms of Jesus, surrounded by family and friends, Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. She was born in Annapolis, Illinois to the late Wayne and Phyllis Chapman Sackrider. Sharon was a 1968 graduate of Hutsonville (IL) High School and a 1969 graduate of Lakeland College of Cosmetology in Mattoon, Illinois. She...
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Mary "Charlene" Roby

December 31, 1964 - August 16, 2016

Mary "Charlene" Roby, 51, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016. She was born in Owensboro to Charles "Buddy" Roby and the late Carolyn Hagan. Charlene loved her family and especially her grandchildren. She was outgoing, bubbly, really enjoyed fishing, outdoors and camping. Everyone knew she was an excellent cook. Charlene was preceded in death by her partner, Leslie Nunn in...
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Gladys H. Duplantis

September 29, 1938 - August 16, 2016

Gladys H. Duplantis, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 29, 1938 in Waelder, TX to the late Homer and Robbie McVea Hoffman. Gladys had worked for many years and was retired as a cook at Mount St. Joseph. She was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed sewing. She especially was very dedicated to and...
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Rebecca Ann "Becky" Manley

January 19, 1951 - August 14, 2016

Rebecca Ann "Becky" Manley, 65, of Maceo, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. She was born January 19, 1951 in Daviess Co. to the late George and Afton "Mary" LeMaster Payne. Becky was a homemaker and had been a childcare provider in her home. She also loved fishing, spending time with her grandchildren, and taking them 4-wheeling and was a two year...
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Lorene Burden Hardy

April 23, 1928 - August 14, 2016

Lorene Burden Hardy, 88, of Owensboro went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at her son's home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Hardy was born April 23, 1928 in Dawson Springs to the late Clifford A. Belcher and Lillie Mae Belcher. She worked at many grocery stores including Atherton's and was known by many as the wonderful lady who managed the deli at Wetzel's (later...
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Vickie Ellen Huskisson

April 16, 1959 - August 14, 2016

Vickie Ellen Huskisson, 57, of Owensboro, passed peacefully with her family by her side on August 14, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born on April 16, 1959 in Daviess County to Eugene and Joyce Knight. Vickie graduated from Owensboro High School in 1977, was a member of Christ Community Church, a member of the United Steel Worker Union and had retired from Aleris after 34...
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Faye Cole

April 14, 1924 - August 13, 2016

Faye Cole, 92, of Owensboro, passed away August 13, 2016 at Wellington Parc. Born April 14, 1924 in Huttig, AR to the late Chester and Inez Williams, Faye was a long time member of Owensboro Christian Church. She enjoyed reading, cooking, needle work and gardening. She loved her family and built her life around them. Faye can always be remembered by the sparkle in her eyes, and being the true...
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Vaughn Ray Plummer, PhD

January 10, 1954 - August 12, 2016

Vaughn Ray Plummer, PhD, 62, of Owensboro, passed away August 12, 2016 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born January 10, 1954 in Owensboro, to Virgil Ray and Betty Lou Plummer, Vaughn was a dedicated man making a good life for him and his family. He was a successful man earning his PhD in Safety Engineering. He also earned a MA in Business Administration and BS in Industrial...
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Anne Egerton McDaniel

June 13, 1926 - August 12, 2016

Anne Egerton McDaniel, 90, of Owensboro, died Friday, August 12, 2016 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on June 13, 1926, in Washington, D.C., to the late William Graham Egerton and Rebecca White Egerton. After living in numerous cities along the East Coast, she moved with her family to Cadiz, Kentucky when she was nine. She attended Cadiz Grade School and Trigg County...
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John J. Korthuis

September 20, 1961 - August 11, 2016

John J. Korthuis, 54, of Owensboro, passed away August 11, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born September 20, 1961 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to Jelmer J. and Josina Korthuis, John was proud to serve his country at age 16 in the Canadian Armed Forces. His children followed in his footsteps and have all served in the military. John was a dedicated employee and leader at Kimberly...
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Barbara Carolyn Worthington

August 10, 2016

Barbara Carolyn Worthington, 71, of Owensboro, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County to the late Virgil and Hazel Howard Boling. Barbara was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. She loved flowers, had a passion for shopping and enjoyed every moment spent with her grandchildren. Barbara loved life, she worked hard, played...
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Carol R. "Bob" Troutman

September 12, 1928 - August 10, 2016

Carol R. "Bob" Troutman, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 12, 1928 in McLean Co. to the late Robert and Floy McEuen Troutman. Bob was retired from McEuen Furniture after 36 years and was a U. S. Army veteran during the Korean Conflict Era having been stationed at Fort Lewis in Washington State for two years....
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Janet Haycraft Robinson

November 9, 1932 - August 9, 2016

Janet Haycraft Robinson, 83, of Owensboro, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born November 9, 1932 to the late Major J. Haycraft and Dr. Sarah Lesch Haycraft. Janet was a graduate of Owensboro High School, attended the University of Kentucky majoring in Math, but left college to return to Owensboro with her husband to establish his law practice....
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LaVerne M. Speaks

February 19, 1926 - August 9, 2016

LaVerne M. Speaks, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at her home. She was born in Dearborn, Indiana to the late Floyd D. and Fannie Mae Moore. LaVerne was a longtime member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. She spent many years as secretary to David Hocker and in her latter years she served as secretary to Senator Delbert Murphy. LaVerne was a very dedicated volunteer at...
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Thomas C. "Buddy" Turner

March 8, 1939 - August 7, 2016

Thomas C. "Buddy" Turner, 77, of Owensboro, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, August 7, 2016 surrounded by the love of his family. He was born March 8, 1939 in Owensboro to the late Thomas Roy "Bud" and Velva Dean Aldridge Turner. He married the love of his life, Gloria Ann Litteral Turner who preceded him in death on July 25, 2004. Buddy was retired from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union...
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Chelsea Morgan Carlisle

November 7, 2000 - August 6, 2016

Chelsea Morgan Carlisle, 15, of Owensboro passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at her home. Ms. Carlisle was born November 7, 2000 in Henderson to Faith Ann Carlisle and Karl Vandergriff of Owensboro. Chelsea attended Daviess County and Henderson County High Schools. She was an honor student and enrolled in ROTC. Chelsea loved children and babysitting. A typical teenager, she had many...
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William Anderson

August 20, 1932 - August 6, 2016

William H. "Bill" Anderson, 83, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest in Owensboro. He was born August 20, 1932 in the Philpot community to the late Samuel S. and Bessie L. Howard Anderson. Bill was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran who loved his family and gardening. He retired from Holland Dairy and was an avid U.K. fan. Following retirement...
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Chester Chet Rather

February 11, 1941 - August 5, 2016

Chester "Chet" Lee Rather, 75, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on August 5, 2016. Chester was born on February 11, 1941 to Corbitt Rather Sr. and Nina Lee Pendleton Rather in Owensboro. Chet worked for Kentucky Electronics for a number of years but then changed career paths and retired as a millwright with Millwrights Local No 1080. He was a member and deacon at Lewis Lane Baptist Church....
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Pamala Lou Chapman Bryant

August 30, 1958 - August 3, 2016

Pamala Lou Chapman Bryant, 57, died peacefully in her sleep August 3, 2016 in Owensboro, KY. She was born August 30, 1958 to Louise Conkright Teasley in Owensboro. Pamala attended school in Owensboro and joined the United States Army in 1975 where she met Calvin Chapman while they were both stationed overseas in Frankfurt, Germany. The two returned home, hopped on Calvin's motorcycle and...
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Mary Medcalf

October 22, 1931 - August 3, 2016

Mary Medcalf, 84, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Richwood Nursing and Rehab in LaGrange. Mrs. Medcalf was born October 22, 1931 in Bowling Green to the late Howard and Emma Denny Holton. She was the administrator of three nursing facilities and retired as the owner and operator of Resthaven Nursing Center in Owensboro. Earlier in her life, Mrs. Medcalf loved showing horses...
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