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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

Robert "Doc" Simone

June 22, 1946 - August 18, 2018

Robert "Doc" Simone, 72, of Owensboro, passed away on August 18, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Robert was born June 22, 1946 in Methuen, MA to the late Ernest and Jane Ordzie Simone. Doc graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa and was a Doctor of Chiropractic for 48 years. He owned and operated the Simone Family Chiropractic Center in Owensboro. Bob enjoyed...
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Ila Mae Townsend

September 12, 1926 - August 16, 2018

Ila Mae Townsend, 91, of Owensboro, peacefully entered Heaven on Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was born in Patsy, Kentucky to the late Sylvester and Mandy Stewart Townsend. "Mae Mae", as we all called her, was genuinely the most amazing person, always smiling and laughing. She was most definitely the best cook, and if you never got to taste her fantastic cherry pie or fried chicken, then you...
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Billie Heppler Hale

August 31, 1932 - August 16, 2018

Billie Heppler Hale, 85, of Owensboro, passed away August 16, 2018. Billie was born in Reed, KY on August 31, 1932 to the late George Dawson and Vera Pauline Willingham Heppler. She retired from Miles Farm Supply and attended Panther Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty years, Robert "Bob" M. Hale; brothers, Leonard Allen Heppler, George Curtis Heppler, and...
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Eloise Hicks

March 3, 1929 - August 15, 2018

Eloise Hicks, 89 of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Heartford House. She was born March 3, 1929 to the late Lennie and Dessie Oglesby. Eloise was a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church for 4 years. She enjoyed watching soap operas, especially The Young and the Restless. Eloise loved her cats, she enjoyed people watching, and getting her hair done. She often relaxed by...
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Linda Sue Carman Martin

December 19, 1939 - August 14, 2018

Linda Sue Carman Martin, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, at her home. She was born in Livermore on December 19, 1939 to the late Samuel Berry and Clara Lee Frasure Carman. She graduated from Daviess County High School in 1957 and worked in the offices of Sears-Roebuck and Co. and then followed working at the former Tewel's Furniture Store. Several years later, she worked...
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Patricia Ann O'Bryan

August 24, 1938 - August 14, 2018

Patricia Ann O'Bryan, 79, of Owensboro, passed away August 14, 2018 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Patricia was born August 24, 1938 in Owensboro to the late Thomas and Mabel Morton. Patricia was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Owensboro and a Secretary Treasurer for O'Bryan Farm Service. She enjoyed gardening, swimming and scrapbooking. Patricia was a former...
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Doris Lee Hardy

September 1, 1931 - August 12, 2018

Doris Lee Hardy, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 1, 1931 in Muhlenburg Co. to the late French and Nancy Blaine Gaston. Doris was a member of Owensboro Church of Christ and was retired from Swedish Match after 31 years of service. She enjoyed cooking, reading, and had always loved the farm life...
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Mertie Lee Taylor

March 19, 1940 - August 11, 2018

Mertie Lee Taylor, 78, of Owensboro, passed away August 11, 2018 peacefully surrounded by her family, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Tompkinsville, KY on March 19, 1940 to the late Fowler and Clara Basil Pennington. Mertie was a homemaker and was very dedicated to her family and to her church, Wesleyan Christian Center. She was also preceded in death by...
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Cathy L. Russell

November 1, 1963 - August 9, 2018

Cathy L. Russell, 54, of Owensboro, went home to be with Jesus on August 9, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis, IN on November 1, 1963 to the late Richard and Lydia Russell. Cathy was a child caregiver and loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed arts and crafts, traveling, NASCAR and the beach. Cathy is survived by her daughters, Meghan...
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Mary Evelyn McKinnis

September 13, 1931 - August 8, 2018

Mary Evelyn McKinnis, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at her home. She was born September 13, 1931 in Sacramento, KY to the late Walker Ashton and Elizabeth Nall Whayne. Mary was a homemaker and a member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church. She loved her church, her family, and was one who never met a stranger. Mary had joyfully served on the church kitchen and nursery...
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Lynda Moore

October 14, 1946 - August 8, 2018

Lynda Moore, 71, of Central City, passed away August 8, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. She was born in Owensboro, KY on October 14, 1946 to the late Charles B. and Mary Hazel Buck Martin. Lynda enjoyed oil painting, working in her flower garden and liked to travel. She looked forward to getting her hair and nails done and shopping with her granddaughter Katie. Lynda loved to cook, she...
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Marc James Reardon III

December 1, 1979 - August 7, 2018

Marc James Reardon, III, 38, of Owensboro passed away there Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Marc was an exceptionally kind person, devoted to his wife, his children, and his family. Born in Covington, KY, Marc was a graduate of Covington Catholic High School, where he played and lettered in football. He loved all sports. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the...
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Mickey T. Walker

July 11, 1930 - August 6, 2018

Mickey T. Walker, 88, of Owensboro, passed away August 6, 2018 peacefully surrounded by his family. He was born in Corbin, KY on July 11, 1930 to the late Steely and Bernice Clark Walker. He then served in the Navy and later became a Kentucky Colonel. Mickey graduated from Western Kentucky University, where he received his Master's degree and Rank I, then continued to be a part of WKU by being...
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John Frank Bramschreiber

January 10, 1927 - August 6, 2018

John F. Bramschreiber, 91, began his life journey January 10, 1927 on the family farm located on Bramschreiber Road near Little Suamico, Wisconsin. Accompanied by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and faith in Almighty God, he traveled as far as Korea and Europe in the United States Army in service to his country as First Lieutanant before coming to Owensboro. He completed his journey to his...
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Henry Thomas Luckett, Jr.

January 31, 1922 - August 3, 2018

Henry Thomas Luckett, Jr. of Owensboro passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at his home, where he had resided since 1952. He was born in St. Joseph, Kentucky to the late Henry Thomas Luckett, Sr. and Ora Maria Pike Luckett. Henry was a graduate of West Louisville High School. Mr. Luckett spent 32 years at Sears where his work included management of the Farm and Home Improvement Departments. He...
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Donnie C. Phelps

January 4, 1942 - August 3, 2018

Donnie C. Phelps, 76 of Pleasant Ridge passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at Heartford House. He was born January 4, 1942 to the late Arthur and Lois Phelps. He was a Vietnam Veteran retiring from the Army after 22 years of service. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Lilli Phelps; his 4 children, Manuela Stanley, Robert Phelps, Steven (Tricia) Phelps, and Angela Behl; his 11 grandchildren...
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Larry Wayne Richeson

February 26, 1951 - August 2, 2018

Larry Wayne Richeson, 67 of Utica, KY passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 26, 1951 to the late Robert and Mildred Richeson. Larry retired from Swedish Match as a senior mechanic after 42 years of service. He enjoyed weaving hand-made chairs, making walking sticks, and creating blueprints. Larry portrayed Santa Claus for several...
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John Dennis Mount

February 2, 1966 - August 1, 2018

John Dennis Mount, 52 of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 2, 1966 to the late John G. and Sue Mount. John's first love was bowling. He was an expert bowler who travelled to Las Vegas several times to compete in various tournaments. An example of John's bowling expertise is shown in the fact that he bowled a perfect 300...
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Lisa Beth Hodges

June 26, 1982 - July 31, 2018

Lisa Beth Hodges, 36, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 while traveling to Louisville. She was born in Westminster, Maryland to Chester Allen and Larita Etzler. Lisa had worked as a registered nurse before pursuing her current career in massage therapy. She loved Jesus and was a very lovable person with a radiant smile. Lisa had a big heart and loved all animals. Through the...
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James Daniel Lindow

February 14, 1958 - July 30, 2018

James Daniel Lindow, 60, of Owensboro went to be with the Lord Monday, July 30, 2018. Jim was born February 14, 1958 in Owensboro to Robert Lindow and the late Leslie Jean Wahl Lindow. "Jimbo" worked as a supervisor at Sara Lee Bakery for over 37 years. He loved life and never met a stranger. Jim entertained family and friends as an amateur magician and jokester. He enjoyed gardenscaping and was...
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Martha Virginia (Prindle) Goetz

August 21, 1940 - July 29, 2018

Martha Virginia (Prindle) Goetz, 77, died Sunday at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville after a brief illness. Martha was born in Island, Ky., in 1940 to Jacob Charlie Prindle and Mary Stiff Prindle. She was one of seven children. Martha's father worked in coal mines and a distillery to care for their family, and her mother grew vegetables in the garden. She graduated from Daviess County High...
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Clayton Roy "Clay" Hyde

March 19, 1949 - July 28, 2018

Clayton Roy "Clay" Hyde, 69, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 19, 1949 in Clark Range, Tennessee to the late George and Jewell Todd Hyde. Clay was retired as a remodeling contractor. Surviving are his wife of 21 years, Geraldine Hyde, 4 stepchildren, Pam Presson, Kirk, Jeff, and Johnny Harrison, 14 step...
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Sister Marie Brenda Vowels

April 24, 1926 - July 27, 2018

Sister Marie Brenda Vowels, 92, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Friday, July 27, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 73rd year of religious life. She was a native of Louisville. Sister Marie Brenda was an educator for 31 years, then spent another 17 years as a parish minister. She loved all her ministries, but was most fond of the 30 years she spent ministering to Native Americans...
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Delma Oglesby Maxberry

July 5, 1937 - July 27, 2018

Delma Oglesby Maxberry, 81, of Owensboro, passed away July 27, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 5, 1937 to the late Onie and Mable Groves Oglesby. Delma had been a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church since 1971. She worked at General Electric for 37 years, and in her free time, she enjoyed gardening and working on her flowers. Delma will be remembered...
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Judy Carol Buckby

February 26, 1948 - July 26, 2018

Judy Carol Buckby, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born February 26, 1948 in Daviess Co. to the late William Eugene and Eula Mae Havener Rhinerson. Judy was retired from Ken-tron Manufacturing and was a member of Christ Community Church. She was a volunteer at the Munday Activity Center and enjoyed reading and making...
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Betsy Jane Griffith

November 1, 1934 - July 22, 2018

Betsy Davis Griffith passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018. She was born November 1, 1934 in Morganfield, Kentucky, to the late James McMinnis and Mary Castleberry Davis. She was a graduate of the Owensboro High School Class of 1952. Mrs. Griffith was an active member of First Baptist Church and was a member of the Martha Grace Sunday School Class. Throughout her life she served in many...
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Richard Monroe Clark

March 28, 1955 - July 21, 2018

Richard Monroe Clark, 63, of Owensboro, passed away July 21, 2018. He was born in Owensboro to the late Remuis Monroe and Elizabeth Ray Clark. Richard was an Owensboro High graduate and earned a degree in welding from Owensboro Technical College. He was a U. S. Army veteran, having served in Germany. Richard qualified as sharpshooter with the M-16 and earned the hand grenade bar. His last duty...
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Janet Kidd

August 9, 1951 - July 20, 2018

Janet Darlene Kidd, 66, of Owensboro, passed away on July 20, 2018. She was born August 9, 1951 to the late Raymond and Lola Barnett Troxell. Janet was a member of Goel Chapter #104 of The Order of the Eastern Star. Family was very important to Janet and she loved spending time with her grandchildren as well as time shopping and crafting. Janet had many canine companions over the years and to her...
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Gene Cox Crume

October 24, 1941 - July 18, 2018

Gene Cox Crume was born in Bardstown, Kentucky on October 24, 1941. He passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. He was the youngest child of Jeston Grover Crume and Anna Cox Crume. Gene chose a career in education, and became a distinguished educator serving as teacher, coach, vice principal and principal. Those who know Gene, know his family was always his first love. Gene was a...
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Sydney Lynn Riley-Higdon

July 15, 2018 - July 16, 2018

Sydney Lynn Riley-Higdon, infant daughter of Lawrence Higdon and Lydia Riley, passed away July 16, 2018 at Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville. She was born July 15, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Sydney is survived by her parents; half-siblings, Miguel Velazquez, Isabella Velazquez and Antonio Velazquez; grandmother, Lydia Osborne; grandfather, Maron L. Higdon and several...
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Mark Nesmith

February 27, 1966 - July 16, 2018

Mark Nesmith, 52 of Owensboro passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 at his home. He was born February 27, 1966 to Walter Leon and Dorcas Nesmith. Mark was an avid UK fan. He enjoyed fishing and loved his daughter and grandchildren. He attended By His Side Fellowship Church and worked as a master plumber for Mechanical Consultants for several years. He was preceded in death by father, Walter Leon...
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Jacqueline Burk

August 5, 1963 - July 16, 2018

Jacqueline Denise Burk, 54, of Owensboro, passed away July 16, 2018 at her home. She was born August 5, 1963 in Albany, Georgia to Diane Laster Cone. Jacqueline was also preceded in death by a brother, Bubba Cone; and her Nanny, Dorothy Williams. She is survived by her husband, John Burk; her mother, Diane Laster; daughters, Cynthia and Amanda Brown; a son, George St. Clair (Kelly...
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Marvin Markland Moseley, Jr.

February 11, 1922 - July 15, 2018

Marvin Markland Moseley, Jr., 96 passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born in Owensboro, the son of the late Marvin Markland Moseley, Sr. and Amy Howard Moseley, he graduated from Owensboro High School and Centre College. Mr. Moseley played basketball for both his high school and college teams. He was a World War II veteran of the United State Army,...
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Daniel A. Blandford

December 28, 1941 - July 15, 2018

Daniel A. Blandford, 76, of Owensboro passed away Sunday July 15, 2018 at his home. Mr. Blandford was born December 28, 1941 in Daviess County to the late Damien and Hilda Blandford. Dan graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School (class of 1960). He worked and retired from Big Rivers Electric Corporation in the maintenance department. Dan was a member of IBEW Local 1701. He was a hard worker...
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Juliana Kathleen Bretz Whitten

December 24, 1932 - July 14, 2018

Juliana Kathleen Bretz Whitten, born December 24, 1932 in Bretzville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at her home in Versailles, Kentucky with three of her seven children by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ludwig John and Louanna Studer Bretz, her brothers James Edward and Jerald John Bretz and her husband of 62 years, Thomas K. Whitten. "Julie" was an...
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Jefferson Leroy Clem

March 26, 1974 - July 13, 2018

Jefferson Leroy Clem, 44, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018. Born in Owensboro, Jeff graduated from Daviess County High School and attended Sullivan College. He was a union brick layer with Local 4 of Indiana and Kentucky. Jeff was preceded in death by his grandparents Larry and Dorothy Clem and Wallace and Jean Hodges, and a nephew, Reid Michael Payne. Those left to remember...
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Jaunita Seifried Day

February 22, 1929 - July 12, 2018

Jaunita Seifried Day, 89, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center with family by her side. She was born February 2, 1929 to the late Edward and Birtie Seifried. Jaunita was a member of the former Walnut Street Baptist Church and later, Buena Vista Baptist Church. She servced as a Sunday School teacher and taught Vacation Bible...
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William "Billy" Burns, Sr.

July 23, 1949 - July 10, 2018

William Royce "Billy" Burns, Sr., 68, of Owensboro, passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Billy was born in Butler County on July 23, 1949 to the late Woodrow Burns and Frances Burns Abney. Billy worked and retired from Swedish Match and was a member of Local Union 1319. He was an outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting and fishing. Billy also took time to visit flea markets as often as...
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Rosemary Holbrook Coomes

July 18, 1930 - July 10, 2018

Rosemary Holbrook Coomes, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Rosemary will be greatly missed as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was born July 18, 1930 in Daviess Co. to the late David Belmont and Teresa M. Wilson Holbrook. She was a 1948 graduate of Daviess Co. High School and attended...
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Debra Gayle Wyatt

April 10, 1963 - July 10, 2018

Debra Gayle Wyatt, 55, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Owensboro Center. She was born April 10, 1963 in Daviess Co. to the late Okey Jack and Ida Gayle Geraldine Bryant Wyatt. Debra had worked at River Valley Behavioral Health and had received her Paralegal degree from Brescia College. She loved her Lord very much, was of the Catholic faith, and always had a smile on...
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Ashly Marie Simmons Crisp

September 3, 1983 - July 9, 2018

Ashly Marie Simmons Crisp, 34, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully July 9, 2018, at her home. She was born September 3, 1983 in Daviess County to Jerry and Nancy Hayden Simmons. Ashly was a faithful woman who was most known for being a caring mom and loving wife. She enjoyed being around her family and always looking out for them. Ashly fought a long, hard battle with cancer for four years, and...
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Eugene Jozwick

December 18, 1929 - July 9, 2018

Eugene Jozwick, 88 of Owensboro passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at Heartford House while in the care of hospice. He was born December 18, 1929 to the late Frank and Louise Jozwick. Eugene was one of eleven children. He retired from American Can after 30 years and also retired from Aleris after 10 years of service. Eugene enjoyed working crossword puzzles, gardening, and working with his...
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Charles "Charlie" Albert Crowl

July 2, 1920 - July 8, 2018

Charles "Charlie" Albert Crowl, 98, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Wellington Parc. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Charles Frederick and Verna Lamar Griffith Crowl. Charles earned a degree in gerontology from Dundalk Community College in Dundalk, Maryland. He retired from the U.S. Army with an honorable discharge after 21 years of dedicated service,...
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James "J.P." Poteat

October 9, 1923 - July 8, 2018

James "J.P." Poteat, 94, of Owensboro, passed away July 8, 2018 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center. He was born October 9, 1923 in LaFayette, AL to the late Thomas and Minnie Poteat. James was a World War II Navy Veteran. He was also a member of CrossPointe Baptist Church. James worked at G.E. and then later at National Southwire Aluminum where after 15 years, he retired as a Maintenance...
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Dylan Edward Bidwell

March 26, 1996 - July 7, 2018

Dylan Edward Bidwell, 22, of Owensboro, walked to the arms of our Lord and Savior and his MawMaw on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Dylan was born on March 26, 1996 in Daviess County. He was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church, had attended Daviess Co. High School, and graduated from the Triplett School. Dylan had struggles in his life, but the one thing that never changed was his great big...
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Ernest Ray Brown

June 30, 1946 - July 7, 2018

Ernest Ray Brown, 72, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 under the care of Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. Mr. Brown was born June 30, 1946 in Daviess County to the late Jesse Lee Brown and Cora Elizabeth Vincent Brown. Ray was a simple man and a great dad who loved his kids. He was a plumber and pipefitter by trade and spent most of his spare time working on houses and flipping...
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Jacquelyn "Jackie" Riggert Woodward

May 23, 1938 - July 6, 2018

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Riggert Woodward, 80 of Owensboro passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 at her home. She was born in Norfolk, NE, a daughter of the late Clarence and Ruth Prast Riggert. Mrs. Woodward received her nursing degree from the Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital School of Nursing. She spent her career as a Registered Nurse, retiring from Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in 2008. She...
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Paul E. Adams

March 4, 1932 - July 6, 2018

Paul E. Adams, 86, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his loving family, on July 6, 2018 at the Heartford House under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 4, 1932 in Hardy, Arkansas to the late John F. and Cecil Margaret Chacey Adams. Paul was just 17 years old when he was stationed in Alaska in the United States Army during the Korean War before coming...
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Martine Lindsey Richardson

November 3, 1941 - July 6, 2018

Martine Lindsey Richardson, 76, of Owensboro passed away Friday, July 6, 2018. She was born November 3, 1941 to the late James and Etta Hall. Martine enjoyed sewing, reading books, and shopping. She was a volunteer at the Opportunity Center for 10 years helping special needs children. Martine loved people, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren which she enjoyed spending time...
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Daniel Hughes Harding

June 6, 1930 - July 5, 2018

Daniel Hughes Harding III, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was a beautiful soul, a kind and gentle man who always put others before himself. Mr. Harding was born June 6, 1930 in Chicago to the late Daniel H. Harding Jr. and Marie Harding. He worked as a Reading Specialist at the Breckenridge Job Corps Center before accepting...
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Rodney Keith Arnold

July 3, 1957 - July 4, 2018

Rodney Keith Arnold, 61, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the Heartford House under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Rodney was born July 3, 1957 in Panama City, FL to Dona Pruden Arnold and the late Billy J. Arnold. He was a graduate of Daviess County High School and retired from Aleris in June 2014 after 35 years of dedicated service. Rodney was a Christian and a...
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Angela Marie Moran

April 10, 1959 - July 4, 2018

Angela Marie Moran, 59, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro to the late George and Joyce Moran. Angela was a 1977 graduate of Apollo High School. She earned a degree in social work from the University of Kentucky. Angela was a people person. Most recently she was a key part of the Roosevelt House community where...
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Erica Noel Owen

May 20, 1993 - July 3, 2018

Erica Noel Owen, 25, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. She was born May 20, 1993 to Lisa Greer and Maurice "Rece" Owen. Erica attended Bridgepointe Church and lived a faith-based life. She was vibrant and lovely – an inspiration to all that knew her – a kind heart – an infectious smile – She brought sunshine into our lives – and we're all going to miss her because on...
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George Allen Estes

December 13, 1930 - July 2, 2018

George Allen Estes, 87, of Henderson passed away Monday July 2, 2018 at his home under the care of St. Anthony's Hospice. George was born December 13, 1930 in Maceo to the late Albert "Pop" Littleton Estes and Lillian "Mom" Grace Estes. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict assigned to the heavy cruiser USS Helena (CA-75). George's love and passion was for...
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Logan Warren Lockhart

November 11, 1983 - June 29, 2018

Logan Warren Lockhart, 34, of Owensboro, entered the gates of Heaven and was healed on Friday, June 29, 2018. He was cared for at IU Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Logan was born November 11, 1983 in Daviess County. He was a life-long member of First General Baptist Church and a 2003 graduate of Daviess County High School. He loved hunting, the outdoors, his horse Buck, his dogs Dixie and Ruger...
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Ralph Nelson Thomas, Jr.

May 20, 1943 - June 28, 2018

Ralph Nelson Thomas Jr., 75, of Owensboro, passed away June 28, 2018 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 20, 1943 in Ashland, KY to the late Ralph Nelson Thomas Sr. and Mary Lewis Thomas. He is survived by a brother, James "Jimmy" Thomas; and a sister, Robin Thomas Smith. Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with his arrangements. ...
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David Richard Sturgeon

August 8, 1936 - June 25, 2018

David R. "Pete" Sturgeon, 81, of Owensboro, passed away June 25, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born August 8, 1936 in Albion, IL to the late Herbert and Carrie Ellen Sturgeon. David served in the Air Force for four years after graduating high school, where he was a staff sergeant and a crew chief on a B-47. After his service, he worked for Commonwealth Aluminum as a foreman...
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William Rush Jagoe III

June 28, 1936 - June 24, 2018

William Rush Jagoe III, 81, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018. He was born in Owensboro, a son of the late Carlos B. Jagoe and Nelda W. Jagoe. Bill graduated from Owensboro Senior High School in 1954 and from the University of Illinois School of Urban Land Economics in 1958. He began building homes at 14 years of age when his dad saw a way to reuse the customer returned scrap...
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Sue Carolyn Van Fleet

August 6, 1932 - June 22, 2018

Sue Carolyn Van Fleet, 85, of Owensboro passed away peacefully Friday June 22, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. VanFleet was born August 6, 1932 in Pleasant Ridge (Daviess Co.) to the late Carroll and Lucy Wade. She was also preceded in death by the loves of her life, her husband, Bobby Van Fleet and daughter, Janice (Jan) Van Fleet Mulligan. Sue was a member of Third...
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Billie Strain Gabbert

July 15, 1931 - June 21, 2018

Billie Strain Gabbert, 86, passed away on Thursday, June 21st 2018, at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center in Owensboro, Kentucky. She was born July, 15th, 1931 in Muhlenberg County, KY to Oscar Lewis Strain and Fannie B Cessna Strain. She married Maxwell Lee Gabbert July 3rd of 1950. Together they ran several local restaurants including Westlight restaurant. Billie also worked at Owensboro...
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Martha W. Towery

December 5, 1927 - June 18, 2018

Martha W. Towery, 90, of Owensboro passed away Monday June 18, 2018 under the care of Hillcrest Signature Healthcare. Mrs. Towery was born December 5, 1927 in Daviess County to the late Charles and Mary Gilmore Wilkerson. She was the oldest of eleven children and helped raise many of her siblings and Martha also loved family gatherings. She retired from General Electric after 35 years. Martha was...
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Barbara E. Boone

February 27, 1946 - June 18, 2018

Barbara E. Boone, 72, of Owensboro passed away with her family by her side Monday June 18, 2018 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Boone was born February 27, 1946 in -Cannelton, Indiana to the late Garland and Mary Lou Young. Barbara was the last of her eight siblings to pass away. She worked at Barney's Grill for over 20 years and then at Jack and Jenny's. Barbara...
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Martha Beck Dukes

April 24, 2018 - June 17, 2018

Martha Beck Dukes, 98, of Owensboro, passed away June 17, 2018 at Fordsville Nursing Home. Martha was born April 24, 1920 in Daviess county to the late Charles W. and Mamie Zeller Beck. She was a founding charter member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church and was an artist who loved to quilt, needlepoint, and touch up pictures. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband...
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Linda L. Sullivan

April 2, 1939 - June 15, 2018

Linda L. Sullivan, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Friday June 15, 2018 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Sullivan was born April 2, 1939 in Godfrey, IL to the late Herbert Keidel and Helen Pauline Densmore. She enjoyed playing games on the computer, reading, and loved to spend time knitting. Linda also worked at Kroger for many years as a cashier. She was also preceded in death...
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Barbara Ann Moseley

January 20, 1933 - June 15, 2018

Barbara Ann Rhoades Moseley, 85, of Owensboro, Ky., passed away June 15, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born January 20, 1933 in Ohio County to the late Jesse Hill and Mary Belle Rhoades. Barbara worked at General Electric for twenty years, and later in life, she took her love for decorating and sold home interiors. She married Charles Edward Moseley on August 5, 1950 and spent 67...
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Stephen "Steve" Joseph Clark

January 12, 1963 - June 14, 2018

Stephen "Steve" Joseph Clark, 55, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born January 12, 1963, in Owensboro, to Cotton Clark and the late Barbara Gilles Clark. Stephen graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1981 and he worked as a carpenter doing home improvement for many years. He enjoyed playing golf and was well known for his Jeopardy...
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Billy King

April 3, 1927 - June 14, 2018

Billy King, 91, of Owensboro, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Billy and his wife Anna Marian Crowe King began their life together with a first date on New Year's Eve, 1948. They were married for 68 years and focused their lives on family, raising six children with love, faith, humor and tenacity. Together they endured the loss of their...
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Mary Ann Brown

July 30, 1939 - June 13, 2018

Mary Ann Brown, 78, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday June 13, 2018. She was born July 30, 1939 in Owensboro to the late Ida Clark (Thompson). Mary Ann was of the Catholic faith and was a member of Immaculate Parish. She loved being with her family and working in her garden where she grew the most beautiful yellow roses. Mary Ann was generous and would always take care of others before herself. ...
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Sister Marie Michael Hayden

September 17, 1932 - June 13, 2018

Sister Marie Michael Hayden, 85, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 63rd year of religious life. She was a native of Owensboro. Sister Marie Michael loved to share the joy of Mass and her Catholic faith with all those she met. She was happiest when working side by side with people in her parish. After teaching for seven...
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James Orvel Edge

July 7, 1944 - June 11, 2018

James Orvel Edge, 73, of Philpot, passed away Monday June 11, 2018 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Edge was born July 7 1944 in Daviess County to the late James Orvel Edge Sr. and Regina Camilla Edge Burch. James graduated from St. Marys High School in 1962 and a year later he graduated from Auto Diesel College in Nashville, TN. He worked for Southern Automotive,...
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Carroll C. Ferguson

June 8, 1937 - June 9, 2018

Carroll C. Ferguson, 81, of Owensboro passed away Saturday June 9, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky with his family at his side. Mr. Ferguson was born June 8, 1937 in Masonville to the late Chester and Pauline Smith Ferguson. Retiring from the OMU Elmer Smith Station after 35 years, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, working on the family farm in Breckinridge...
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Wynona Valentine

January 30, 1924 - June 7, 2018

Wynona B. Valentine, 94, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Heartford House. She was born January 30, 1924 to the late Floyd and Lora Ball. Wynona was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church and a member of Eastern Star. She was a registered nurse for over 29 years. Wynona enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, and travelling. Above all, she loved taking care of her...
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Nancy Baldwin

June 29, 1946 - June 6, 2018

Nancy Baldwin, 71, of Lewisport, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at her home. She was born June 29, 1946 in Vesper, Wisconsin to the late Lloyd Frank and Zora Walker Sentek. Nancy was of the Baptist faith and had worked as a nurse's aid at the former Our Lady of Mercy Hospital. She enjoyed dirt track racing at Windy Hollow, traveling with family and friends, and spending time with...
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Mary Ellen Barrette

March 8, 1931 - June 4, 2018

Sister Mary Ellen Barrette, 87, of 405 W. Parrish Ave., passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at Morgantown Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Essex Junction, Vermont, to the late G.W. Barrette and Marguerite Kennedy Barrette. She has been a missionary for 63 years as a Glenmary Sister, having begun in 1955. She served the home missions in Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Kentucky, Texas,...
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Susie Maxine Gough Ewan

September 24, 1926 - June 4, 2018

Susie Maxine Gough Ewan, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at Wellington Parc. She was born in Daviess County to the late Joseph Arthur and Hallie Mae Gough. Mrs. Ewan was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was dedicated homemaker who thoroughly enjoyed cooking, family get-togethers and quilting. As a young person, Susie worked at G.E. and Daviess County Hospital. She...
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Thelma Boling Brown

September 25, 1929 - June 4, 2018

Thelma Brown, 88, of Owensboro died Monday June 4, 2018 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Brown was born September 25, 1929 in Reynolds Station to the late Jesse and Verona Butler Boling. After receiving her high school diploma, Thelma married her fellow classmate, Russell Brown and began raising a family. While her children were still young, she went to work for...
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Doris Juanita Eubanks Estes

December 6, 1933 - June 3, 2018

Doris Juanita Eubanks Estes, 84, of Maceo, passed from this life Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Wellington Parc. Born in Hancock County to David and Leota Eubanks, Doris touched many lives with her love and laughter as a faithful servant of her God, family, and community. A member of Maceo United Methodist Church, and then Thruston United Methodist Church, she played the piano and organ, taught Sunday...
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Paul W. Decker

February 20, 1944 - June 3, 2018

Paul W. Decker, 74, of Owensboro died Sunday June 3, 2018 under the care of Owensboro Center. Mr. Decker was born February 20, 1944 in Daviess County to the late Ernie Decker and Anna Louise Morris Decker. Paul graduated from Daviess County High School and attended Kentucky Wesleyan College before serving his country in the National Guard. He became a Millwright working through the union before...
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Eva Delle Morris Cameron

April 5, 1934 - June 2, 2018

Eva Delle Morris Cameron, 84, of Heartland Villa in Lewisport, formerly of Maceo, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Heartland Villa . She was born April 5, 1934 in Daviess Co. to the late Ira Newton and Katie May Lancaster Morris. Eva was a member of Maceo Baptist Church and retired from General Electric. She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time...
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Richard "Richie" Elvin Vertrees Jr.

November 17, 1968 - May 31, 2018

Richard "Richie" Elvin Vertrees Jr., 49, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday May 31, 2018 peacefully at his home. Richie was born November 17, 1968 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Richard E. Vertrees Sr. and Teresa Lanham Johnson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kelli Rice Vertrees. Along with his parents, Richie is survived by his son, Levi Vertrees; and sisters, Cindy Vertrees, and Deanna...
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Thomas Y. "Tinker" Catron

March 27, 1930 - May 30, 2018

Thomas Y. "Tinker" Catron, 88, of Louisville, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Episcopal Church Home in Louisville. He was born March 27, 1930 in Daviess Co. to the late William B. and Margaret Ford Catron. Tom was retired from Big Rivers Electric and spent his life for the service of others. He served as a deacon at both Whitesville Baptist Church and Cloverport Baptist Church...
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Ann Bender

May 7, 1933 - May 28, 2018

Ann Jean Johnson Bender, 85, of Owensboro passed away Monday, May 28, 2018. She was born May 7, 1933 to the late Richard and Mary Johnson. Ann would like all her friends and family to know she's had a change of address. She moved up to a "one of a kind" patio home complete with a swing in the living room. It's located inside a wonderful "gated" community where she will be reunited with...
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Robert K. Taylor

July 31, 1933 - May 27, 2018

Robert K. Taylor, 84, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 31, 1933 in Owensboro to the late Keith and Virginia Barr Taylor. Robert was a retired English teacher and member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church where he had been active with the youth for many years. Robert was a graduate of Owensboro High...
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Stephen Dale Christian

June 18, 1965 - May 27, 2018

Stephen Dale Christian, 52, of Maceo, passed away Sunday May 27, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 18, 1965 in Daviess County, to Joseph H. and Judy Crenshaw Christian. Stephen graduated from Daviess County High School, he previously worked for Shady Rest BBQ, and was a manager at Old Hickory where he worked for many years. Stephen will be greatly missed by his work...
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Kimberly Kay Morris Hamilton

December 28, 1975 - May 26, 2018

Kimberly Kay Morris Hamilton, 42, of Owensboro, gained her wings May 26, 2018. She was born December 28, 1975 to Mary Underwood. Kimberly was outgoing and loved trying new things. She was always trying to help someone and enjoyed the time she had with her family. Kimberly was preceded in death by her grandfather Raymond Morris; uncle, Wayne Morris and a special man in her life, Bill Head. ...
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Margaret Bastin

November 17, 1936 - May 26, 2018

Margaret "Peggie" Rees Bastin, 81, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born Margaret Rose Rees on November 17, 1936 in Washington, MO the only child of the late Arthur Harold and Dorothy Sterett Rees. Peggie moved to Hancock County, KY in 1941, graduated from Beechmont High School, and took part time classes at KWC and Brescia College. ...
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Mary L. Hawkins

April 8, 1931 - May 25, 2018

Mary L. Hawkins, 87, of Owensboro passed away Friday May 25, 2018 under the care of Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Hawkins was born April 8, 1931 in Daviess County to the late William Earl Survant and Anna Rowland Survant. Mary worked at the G.E. plant in Owensboro for many years before returning to school where she earned her LPN degree while raising three girls and was employed...
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Pat Mercer

July 4, 1948 - May 25, 2018

Pat Mercer, 69, of Owensboro, formerly of Central City, died on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 4, 1948 in Muhlenburg Co. to the late Owen "Buddy" and Willadean Devine Dukes. She was retired as a hairdresser and business owner after over 40 years. Pat was an active member of Owensboro Christian Church and was involved and volunteered in many...
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Sharon Elizabeth Nash

June 27, 1948 - May 23, 2018

Sharon Elizabeth Nash, 69 of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at her home surrounded by family. She was born June 27, 1948 to the late William Woodrow and Mary Elizabeth Lanham. Sharon was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. She retired from Our Lady of Lourdes Daycare after 10 years of faithful service. Sharon loved to read, especially while sitting on the porch. ...
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Stephen B. "Steve" Sharp

August 23, 1957 - May 22, 2018

Stephen B. "Steve" Sharp died Tuesday, May 22, 2018. He was 60. Steve was the loving father of Stephen Sharp, Nathan Sharp (Jenny), Kristin Shrestha (Eric), and Lauren Miller (Ben). He adored his two grandchildren, Eleanor Sharp and Ramsey Miller. His father was Shirley Sharp, and he is survived by his mother, Hilda Ann Sharp. He is also survived by his brother, Randy Sharp (Alicia), and...
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Ronald R. Sommerfeldt

May 15, 1949 - May 22, 2018

Dr. Ronald Ray Sommerfeldt, 69, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed peacefully on May 22, 2018 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky with his daughter, Alissa, and former wife, Susan, at his side. Ron was born on May 15, 1949 in Wausau, Wisconsin to Robert and Marie Sommerfeldt. At ten-years-old, he already knew that he wanted to become a physician and graduated from the University of...
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Philip Lee Isbell

November 9, 1948 - May 21, 2018

Philip Lee Isbell, 69, of Evansville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born November 9, 1948 in Daviess Co. to the late Parker and Nanette Osborne Isbell. Philip was retired from the Army National Guard and was a Viet Nam veteran having served in the Navy. He loved his country and the time he served in the military and...
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Richard Aud

August 5, 1960 - May 20, 2018

Richard Glenn Aud, 57, of Owensboro, passed away May 20th, 2018 at home with family by his side, after a long battle with cancer. Ricky was born on Aug. 5th, 1960, the son of the late Paul Michael Aud and Mary Lois Coomes Aud. He was a member of St. Stephens Cathedral. Ricky was a graduate of Owensboro Senior High School; he was a Veteran of the United States Army and was stationed overseas...
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Jean Decker Purdy

May 1, 1927 - May 20, 2018

Jean Decker Purdy, 91, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born May 1, 1927 in Oakland City, Indiana to the late Gerald and Doris Nadine Thompson Decker. Jean had previously worked for the County Court Clerk's Office in Lawrence County, Illinois and was a charter member of Wesleyan Heights United Methodist Church. She...
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Della Clymer Oost

June 12, 1928 - May 19, 2018

Della Clymer Oost, 89, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at her home. Born June 12, 1928 in Daviess County, she was the daughter of the late Joe A. and Annie A. Beard Clymer. Mrs. Oost was a member of The Church of God of Prophecy/Family Worship Center where she participated in many activities. She was former owner of the Cadillac Motel and Restaurant, was a Kentucky Colonel,...
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Ruth Page Mitchell Conway

July 19, 1925 - May 19, 2018

Ruth Page Mitchell Conway, 92, of Owensboro passed away on Saturday May 19, 2018 surrounded by her loving children, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Conway was born July 19, 1925 in Webster County to the late Leonard Leslie Mitchell and Onie Page Mitchell. Ruth graduated Valedictorian from Clay High School in Webster County, and attended Western Kentucky University. She...
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Deuma Ann Wilson Hixenbaugh

December 27, 1930 - May 18, 2018

Deuma Ann Wilson Hixenbaugh, 87, of Owensboro, passed away May 18, 2018 at home. She was born in Ohio County to the late Mirt D. and Dora Ann Stewart Richardson. Ann was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She enjoyed flower gardening, crafting, collecting cardinal figurines and was a long time member of the American Legion Post 9 Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of the Catholic faith. She...
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Patsy Shelton-Kincaid

December 26, 1931 - May 17, 2018

Patsy Shelton-Kincaid, 86, of Owensboro passed away Thursday May 17, 2018 at her home with her daughter Cynthia by her side. Mrs. Kincaid was born December 26, 1931 in Fordsville, KY to the late Jasper and Dolly Whitler Roberts. She ran Gene's Body Shop along with her son Richard after Gene passed away and worked as the church organist for 50 years at Seven Hills Baptist Church. In 1981 Patsy...
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Anna Louise "Sis" Castlen

April 3, 1925 - May 16, 2018

Anna Louise "Sis" Castlen, 93, of Owensboro, passed away May 16, 2018. She was born at home April 3, 1925 to the late Joseph and Anna Fuerst Volk. Anna was a strong and hard-working woman that stayed home and raised seven children. She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church where she and her husband joined in 1957. Anna enjoyed being outside mowing grass, playing cards with friends and...
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William A. "Bill" Mattingly III

February 27, 1948 - May 15, 2018

William A. "Bill" Mattingly III, 70, of St. Joe, passed away May 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 27, 1948, to the late William A. Mattingly Jr. and Helen Elizabeth Mattingly. Bill served in the Navy during the Vietnam Era and received a Navy Achievement Medal. He was the founding president of the Kentucky Antique Farm Machinery Association, and one of the original...
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