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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

David Leon Sapp

March 13, 1946 - January 25, 2020

David Leon Sapp, 73, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at his home. He was born in Owensboro to the late William Wright and Margaret Geneva Henry Sapp. He earned his B.S. in Business from Brescia University. Mr. Sapp worked in sales and management for a variety of Owensboro companies. He was a longtime member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and received the honor...
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Bettye Rae Hamilton

July 15, 1927 - January 23, 2020

Bettye Rae Hamilton, 92, of Owensboro, left her earthly home to join her Savior and her Sweetheart on January 23, 2020. She was born July 15, 1927 in San Angelo, TX to the late Mid and Eva Lena Miller. Bettye found joy in serving the Lord together with her late husband, W.E. "Bill" Hamilton. Together, they remained focused on building God's kingdom each and every day. Bettye was the...
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Brenda Jean Goodman

December 6, 1943 - January 21, 2020

Brenda Jean Goodman, 76, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville. She was born December 6, 1943 in Daviess Co. to the late Lewis Bellamy and Lois Howard Clark. Brenda was homemaker, had worked at General Electric, and was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. She had served as a Eucharistic minister and would take communion to...
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Roy L. Estes, Jr.

June 14, 1973 - January 21, 2020

Roy L. Estes Jr., 46, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born June 14, 1973 in Daviess County to Vickie Poole Mireles and the late Roy L. Estes Sr., Roy attended Owensboro High School and worked in maintenance at Popular Grove Apartments but his favorite job was at Pizza Hut. While never married, Roy had many relatives and loved to cook and...
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Mary Edith Whitaker

September 22, 1921 - January 20, 2020

Mary Edith Whitaker, 98, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 in Owensboro. She was born September 22, 1921 in Daviess County to the late Lew Etta and Lorenzo Whitaker. Mary Edith was a graduate of Owensboro High School and worked at Ken-Rad in her younger years. She and her husband, John (J.T.) owned the Rolling Pin Pastry Shop for 37 years until retiring in 1983. Mrs....
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Franklin "Jerry" Dockery

February 14, 1953 - January 20, 2020

Franklin "Jerry" Dockery, 66, of Owensboro passed away January 20, 2020 at home. He was born in Bakersfield, CA on February 14, 1953. Jerry was a graduate of Gadsden State College and Brescia University and had worked at Alcoa. He and his wife were previous owners of Snooky's Daycare and Heritage Park Preschool and currently are owners of Bowlodrome. Jerry was a member of Macedonia Baptist...
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Scott Alan Miller

November 18, 1960 - January 19, 2020

Scott Alan Miller, 59, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born November 18, 1960 in Daviess County to the late Elza "Chick" Miller and Marilyn Moore Miller, Scott graduated from Daviess Co. High School and attended U of L before transferring to optometry school in Memphis. He later returned to Owensboro and received his Accounting degree and...
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Thomas Anthony "Tommy" Coomes, Sr.

May 21, 1950 - January 18, 2020

Thomas Anthony "Tommy" Coomes, Sr., age 69, of Owensboro, loving father and Papaw, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at University of Louisville Hospital. He was born on May 21, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Joseph Alphonsus Coomes, Jr. and Teresa Helen Boteler Coomes. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, David Eugene Coomes, Joseph Dennis Coomes, Ivan Glenn...
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James Robert Wink

February 15, 1938 - January 18, 2020

James Robert Wink, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. He was born in Daviess County to the late Valentine and Ethel Bowling Wink. James worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed woodworking, crafts, the outdoors, fishing, western movies, reading and spending time with family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine...
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Nicole Willis Calhoun

January 10, 1990 - January 18, 2020

Nicole Willis Calhoun, 30, of Owensboro, passed away January 18, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born January 10, 1990 in Evansville to Jon and Sheila Graber Willis. Nicole was a passionate fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues, all things North Daviess Cougars, and her husband's musical talents. She was a 2-sport athlete in college and 3-sport athlete at NDHS. A member of the 2005...
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Cyril Thomas "Tom" Gardner

November 18, 1943 - January 17, 2020

Cyril Thomas "Tom" Gardner, 76, loving husband, father, and Papaw, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020. He was born November 18, 1943 in Grayson County. Tom graduated from Southern High School in Louisville and married the love of his life, Mary Anne Beard one year before enlisting in the U. S. Army where he served in Viet Nam. After serving his country for three years, Tom spent the next...
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Sister Emerentia Wiesner

January 16, 1924 - January 17, 2020

Sister Emerentia Wiesner, 96, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Jan. 17, 2020 at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 78th year of religious life. She was a native of Richmond, Kan. Sister Emerentia was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., prior to the merger with Mount Saint Joseph. She was a wonderful seamstress and craft maker, whose gentleness was displayed in all of her creations. She...
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Sarah Ruth Nadler Johnson

March 12, 1952 - January 16, 2020

Sarah Ruth Nadler Johnson, 67, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday January 16, 2020 at home. She was born March 12, 1952 in Pineville, KY to the late Harry Nadler and Audrey Twinam Nadler. Sarah was a graduate of Western Kentucky University where she met the love of her life, her husband Jerry, and earned her bachelor's degree in nursing to spend 20 years caring for others. She also lovingly cared...
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Alice Jean Rittenhouse

December 15, 1949 - January 14, 2020

Alice J. Rittenhouse, 70, of Hawesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 15, 1949 in Hopkins Co. to the late Elmer and Mary Edna Hickman Harris. Alice had been a homemaker and substitute teacher. She was preceded in death also by her husband, Michael Rittenhouse on April 3, 2013. Surviving are her children, Jason...
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Agatha M. Rizzardi

April 23, 1938 - January 13, 2020

Agatha M. Rizzardi, 81, of Cape Coral, Florida formerly of Owensboro passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 under the care of Hope Hospice. Born April 23, 1938 in Tiona, Pennsylvania to the late Walter and Thelma Fahey Falkinburg, Agatha enjoyed reading and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a previous member of St. Pius X Catholic Church while living in Owensboro. In addition...
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Norma Jean Grimsley Ward

September 23, 1935 - January 12, 2020

Norma Jean Grimsley Ward, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday January 12, 2020, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 23, 1935 in Reed KY, to the late James W. Grimsley Sr. and Helen Collignon Grimsley. Norma attended West Louisville School, graduated from Daviess County High School in 1954 and Murray State in 1957 with a degree in...
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Thomas Robert Buzzard, Sr.

January 9, 1963 - January 11, 2020

Thomas Robert Buzzard, Sr., 57, of Philpot passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home. Born in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late Hardy and Betty Sue Bendell Buzzard. Mr. Buzzard was a member of the Cherokee nation and very proud of his native American heritage. He had a great sense of humor and took great joy in playing practical jokes on folks. He was an avid outdoorsman;...
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Charles Gilbert Howard

August 14, 1932 - January 10, 2020

Charles Gilbert Howard, 87, of Morgantown and Owensboro passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 of a stroke at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He graduated from St. Francis High School in 1950, was a faithful member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church, and was devoted to the rosary. Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He retired after 39 years as a Manager/Product Administrator at IBM...
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Joyce Owen Pendley Muffett

November 11, 1935 - January 9, 2020

Joyce Owen Pendley Muffett, 84, of Owensboro went home to be with her Savior Thursday, January 9, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born November 11, 1935 in Thermopolis, Wyoming to the late Leslie Emerett and Mary Jane Barnett Owen, Joyce made her way to Owensboro due to her father working in the oil fields. She graduated from Daviess Co. High School and helped her father with...
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Ann Deane

October 25, 1946 - January 8, 2020

Ann Deane 73, of Owensboro, passed away January 8, 2020. Born October 25, 1946, on a city bus in Anniston, Alabama, to the late Ruth E. Butler and Arthur Hanke, she lived a full and adventurous life. As a young child, Ann lived in many places all across the U.S, and graduated from George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, Kentucky. She later graduated and received her degree from Brescia...
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Darrell Wayne Gillispie

March 12, 1953 - January 7, 2020

Darrell Wayne Gillispie, 66, of Owensboro entered into heaven on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 after a lengthy battle with kidney disease. Darrell was born March 12, 1953 in South Charleston, WV to the late James Richard and Helen Louise Smith Gillispie. He followed in his father's footsteps who trained him to be a Power House Operator at Avtex Fibers in Nitro, WV. When Avetex Fibers closed, Darrell...
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Jan Nichols Houtchen

June 2, 1938 - January 7, 2020

Jan N. Houtchen, 81, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born June 2, 1938, in Daviess County to the late James and Mildred Nichols. Jan was initially employed at G.E. before starting and raising her family who enjoyed going camping together as they grew. After the kids were grown, Jan and her husband went on several cruises and traveled to...
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Phillip Bell

August 6, 1936 - January 6, 2020

Phillip Bell, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020 at Wellington Parc. He was born August 6, 1936 in Daviess Co. to the late Linwood Guy and Mary Agnes Oelze Bell. Phillip was retired from Southern Tank Manufacturing as sales manager and was a life-long member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Open Door Sunday School class and had served...
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Barbara Woodward James

February 14, 1936 - January 6, 2020

Barbara Woodward James, 83, of Owensboro, passed away January 6, 2020 at Millers Merry Manor in Rockport. She was born February 14, 1936 to the late J.T. and Thelma Newman Woodward. Barbara was the proud owner of Our Place in Owensboro. She was listed in Who's Who of American Women and was a previous Vice President for a manufacturing company. Barbara was a Roman Catholic and devoted much...
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Patricia Mattingly

October 16, 1951 - January 5, 2020

Patricia Barnes Mattingly, 68, of Owensboro went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at Signature Healthcare-Hillcrest. She was born October 16, 1951 in Union County, to the late Willard H. and Lois Faye Barnes. Patty was a homemaker who loved hosting parties and was a member of Grace Chapel Church. Patty was devoted to the Lord throughout her life as she could be often...
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Patrick S. "Pat" Ambrose

August 30, 1954 - January 5, 2020

Patrick S. "Pat" Ambrose, 65, of Nicholasville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away January 5, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Pat was born August 30, 1954 in Owensboro to the late Stirman Ambrose and Marie Ambrose Nunnally. He enjoyed golf and watching U.K. Sports. Pat was also preceded in death by his brother, Michael P. Ambrose. He is survived by his sister, Laurie Lawless; brother...
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Mary Elizabeth Russell Maglinger

April 9, 1929 - January 4, 2020

Mary Elizabeth Russell Maglinger, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday January 4, 2020 surrounded by the family she loved. She was born April 9, 1929 and became the greatest mom three sons and a daughter could ever hope for. Some of her greatest treasures included the salvation Jesus Christ offers to all who believe and trust in His righteousness, death and resurrection alone to bring pardon...
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Terry Lynn Tanner

January 7, 1953 - January 4, 2020

Terry Lynn Tanner, 66, of Owensboro, passed away January 4, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Fairbanks, Alaska to the late Fred Tanner Jr. and Helen Litsey Tanner. Terry, an Eagle Scout, founded Boy Scout Troop 611 in 1978 and served as Scoutmaster for 20 years. He served in multiple volunteer leadership roles locally and nationally for the Boy Scouts of America. Terry...
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Charles Leo Howard

December 12, 1930 - January 2, 2020

Charles Leo Howard, 89, of Philpot, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Wellington Parc. He was born in Whitesville to the late Joseph Orval and Mary Golda Smith Howard. Mr. Howard was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from Field Packing Company after forty years of service. He had been a member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church since 1971. Leo loved reading and enjoyed golf,...
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James "Golden Eagle" Vinson

February 12, 1950 - January 2, 2020

James "Golden Eagle" Vinson, 69, of Owensboro, passed away January 2, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 12, 1950, in Owensboro to the late Harold and Betty Ellen Vinson. James was a proud Vietnam Veteran and served in the Navy. He loved dogs, motorcycles, and racecars, and had never met a stranger. James is survived by his wife of 17 years, Penny Horn Vinson;...
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Brett Hermann

September 16, 1968 - January 1, 2020

Brett Hermann, 51, of Owensboro, passed away January 1, 2020 at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky from complications of lung cancer, which spread to his brain and kidney. He was born September 16, 1968 in Owensboro, to the late James Earl Hermann (1986) and Sharon Tuttle Hermann (2004). Brett graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1986. He was...
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Perry G. Mattingly

January 17, 1961 - January 1, 2020

Perry G. Mattingly, 58, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at his home. He was born in Owensboro to the late Vincent E. and Mary F. Millay Mattingly. Perry was a 1980 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High and was employed by Don Moore Collision Center. He was mechanically inclined, had worked as a machinist at G.E. and could fix just about anything. Perry enjoyed collecting...
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Nita Jean Reynolds Pierce

February 27, 1941 - December 31, 2019

Nita Jean Reynolds Pierce, a long-time resident of Owensboro, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2019 at the age of 79. Ms. Pierce was born February 27, 1940 to the late Betty Barnhill Reynolds and James Otis Reynolds and was the oldest of two children. Nita attended Owensboro High School, and later married Donald Pierce of Owensboro, having two children. Divorced when her children were...
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Jaxson Ryan Goatee

December 31, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Jaxson Ryan Goatee, infant son of Mark and Evelyn Goatee passed away December 31, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Darrell Sapp. He is survived by his parents; sister, Stella Goatee; grandparents, Don and Lisa Goatee, Mike and Linda Booker; great-grandparents, Betty Cartwright and Eddie and Evelyn Varble; Uncles and aunts, Matt and Jessica...
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Lois Jean Pate

September 30, 1936 - December 31, 2019

Lois Jean Pate, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 30, 1936 in Daviess Co. to the late Samuel and Thelma Clark. Lois was a member of Third Baptist Church and was retired from South Central Bell after 27 years as an operator. She also had worked at Lowe's as a telephone operator. Lois was a...
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Harold E. "Scooter" Grady

September 29, 1935 - December 30, 2019

Harold E. "Scooter" Grady, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Monday December 30, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Health Hospital. He was born September 29, 1935 in Daviess County to the late Franklin Harold Grady and Pauline Wilson Grady. Harold was a retired Master Sargent from the United States Marine Corp after serving 23 years and served 3 tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a Marine Corp...
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Brian John Loucks

August 12, 1974 - December 29, 2019

Brian John Loucks, 45, formally of Owensboro, passed away December 29, 2019, at his home in Key West, FL. Brian was born on August 12, 1974, to John and Marna Sapp Loucks. He loved living the Key West lifestyle, which cherishes family, friends, fishing and food. Brian graduated from Owensboro Senior High and attended Mississippi State University. He is survived by his parents, Dr. John and...
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Mary B. Liguori Conroy

October 27, 1945 - December 29, 2019

Mary B. Liguori Conroy, 74, of Owensboro, KY died unexpectedly at her home on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Mary was a bright light who loved everyone who came into her orbit, but especially her only son Liam. She had an enduring love of music, movies, children, teaching, Jude Law, and full-contact hugs. Mary Bertier Liguori was born on Oct. 27, 1945 in Bridgeport, CT to Frank G. and...
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Sister Clara Reid

December 29, 2019

Sister Clara Reid, 80, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Dec. 29, 2019, in Louisville in her 60th year of religious life. She was a native of Holy Cross. Sister Clara was always on the move, embracing the latest changes in education through 50 years as a teacher and principal. She remembered all her students and loved to travel. Sister Clara taught at Blessed Mother School (1961...
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John Vernon "Diddle" Lanham

March 22, 1932 - December 29, 2019

John Vernon "Diddle" Lanham of Knottsville left for his heavenly home Sunday, December 29, 2019 after reaching the age of 87. He died peacefully within his home with his beloved wife, Wanda, whom he called "Hon" for 65 years, his daughter, boys and their families by his side. He drifted away amongst tears, laughter, and stories of memories past. Diddle was born March 22, 1932 near St....
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Francis "Lambert" Howard

December 3, 1930 - December 29, 2019

Francis "Lambert" Howard, 89, was relocated Sunday, December 29. He got an offer he couldn't refuse. In the twinkling of an eye, he was there. Walking up to the Lord, in his new glorified body, shaking His hand and saying, "I'm mighty glad to see you." Lambert was born December 3, 1930 in Whitesville to William Estil and Inez Gertrude Ward. He served in the Navy on the USS Chauncey DD667...
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Charles Henry Foster

April 9, 1930 - December 28, 2019

Charles Henry "Chuck" Foster, 89, peacefully left this world December 28, 2019 at home. He was born to the late Wesley and Martha (Burgess) Foster in Mount Hope, West Virginia. Being from West Virginia, Chuck started his work career in the coal mines. He later worked at and retired from Mideast Aluminum in Princeton, New Jersey. He proudly served 4 years in the Army National Guard. Chuck was...
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Gernie Eldridge

January 17, 1951 - December 28, 2019

Gernie Eldridge, 68, of Whitesville passed away suddenly Saturday, December 28, 2019 at his residence with loved ones by his side. Born January 17, 1951 in Boyd County to the late Ambris and Claria Keeton Eldridge, Gernie was an easy going and generous man who was always ready to help others. His small stature made him an excellent welder who could work in confined spaces. He was employed and...
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Kathleen James Courtney

September 26, 1940 - December 26, 2019

Kathleen James Courtney, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Wolfe County, KY to the late Ollie and Elizabeth (Hollon) James. Kathleen loved reading, gardening, and playing games with family. She will be lovingly missed by her husband of 61 years, James Courtney; children, Vickey Payne (Louie) of Maceo, KY, Kathy...
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David E. Simpson

March 24, 1938 - December 25, 2019

David E. Simpson, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 24, 1938 in Daviess County, Kentucky. David was the president and owner of Brite-Way Sign Co. for 32 years and a member of Owensboro Christian Church for 35 years where he served as an elder for 32 years. He also served as Head of Missions and...
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Doris Mayfield

February 5, 1960 - December 24, 2019

Doris Mayfield, of Owensboro, passed away December 24, 2019 at home surrounded by family. She was born February 5, 1960 to the late Glendle Lee and Rozella Jones Boyken. Doris loved spending time with her family and her grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter Amanda Nicole Mayfield, sister Rhonda Gail Smith, and nephew Joshua Anthony Tolson. ...
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Bill Froehlich

December 14, 1930 - December 24, 2019

Bill Froehlich, family man, businessman, and civic leader, passed away December 24, 2019. He was 89. William Joseph Froehlich was born December 14, 1930, one of twelve children of the late Paul and Ava Harl Froehlich. Bill was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and attended Brescia University. He worked at Wyndall's before joining the United States Navy. While serving in Hawaii he met and...
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Ira Wilson Guffey

September 21, 1924 - December 23, 2019

Ira Wilson Guffey, 95, of Louisville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Monday December 23, 2019. He was born in Owensboro to the late Ira Samuel and Ollie Mae Wilson Guffey. He served his country in the U. S. Navy in the South Pacific theater during World War II and witnessed the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender marking the end of hostilities from the war. Ira and Betsy...
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Donald R. Helm

October 26, 1935 - December 23, 2019

Donald R. Helm, 84, of Owensboro passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born October 26, 1935 in Whitesville to the late Ollie and Bessie Greer Helm, Don enlisted in the U.S. Navy at 17 years old and was assigned to the U.S.S. Midway. He loved to work on cars with his brothers and enjoyed visiting the casinos. Don also was preceded in death by...
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Regina Ann Farmer

February 23, 1938 - December 21, 2019

On Saturday, December 21, 2019, Regina Ann Farmer, loving mother of two, passed away at the age of 81 in her home. Regina was born on February 23, 1938, in Owensboro, to James and Marie Brockman. She graduated from Owensboro Technical High School in 1956. Regina had a passion for Jesus and helping others, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She loved visiting with family, especially...
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Lois McCamish Spencer

May 23, 1928 - December 21, 2019

Lois McCamish Spencer, 91, passed gently into the waiting arms of her Lord and Savior on December 21, 2019. Waiting to welcome her heavenly arrival was her husband Earl and her daughter Phyllis. Left behind to celebrate her life are her daughters Paula Hammers and Pam Totten; grandchildren Brad (Sandra) Hammers, Ashley (Danny) Crowe, and Craig Trotten; and multiple great-grandchildren. Lois...
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Alisha Miller Burris

October 22, 1975 - December 20, 2019

Alisha Miller Burris, 44, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away Friday December 20, 2019 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She was born October 22, 1975 in Bloomington, Indiana to Larry and Lana Miller. Alisha graduated from Indiana University, her master's from Austin Peay State University and also her Rank 1. She worked for the Sarasota County School system before going to work for...
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Evelyn Wandola Miller-Henry

December 20, 1925 - December 19, 2019

Wandola Miller-Henry, 93, of Murfreesboro, TN, formerly of Owensboro and Bowling Green, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Creekside at Three Rivers in Murfreesboro. She was born December 20, 1925 in Daviess Co. to the late Henry Joseph and Clara Josephine Wheatley Miller. Wandola was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She had been a member of the Eastern Star Acacia Chapter #46,...
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Evelyn Nofcier Triplett

April 28, 1922 - December 18, 2019

Evelyn Nofcier Triplett, 97, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at her daughter's home. She was born April 28, 1922 in Chicago to The Reverend William L. and Eulala Nofcier. She graduated in 1944 from Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky with a degree in Psychology and earned a degree in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. She met her husband, George V. Triplett, III while...
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Stephen Michael "Mike" Miller

May 30, 1968 - December 17, 2019

Stephen Michael "Mike" Miller, 51, of Owensboro, passed away December 17, 2019. He was born May 30, 1968 in Daviess County to Stephen R. "Steve" Miller and Suzanne Hutchinson Miller. In Mike's younger years, he enjoyed being in the Boy Scouts, and achieved the title of Eagle Scout. He could be described as an incredibly intelligent man; one of his favorite hobbies being taking things apart just...
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Thomas G. Ralph

January 4, 1946 - December 16, 2019

Thomas G. Ralph, 73, of Owensboro, passed away December 16, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born January 4, 1946 in Stanley to the late James and Veronica Stallings Ralph. Thomas served in the Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He was employed by Ruan, where he enjoyed his job as a dispatcher. Thomas liked hunting and farming and delighted in canning and baking. His...
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Sister Mary Jude Cecil

October 10, 1932 - December 16, 2019

Sister Mary Jude Cecil, 87, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Dec. 16, 2019, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 69th year of religious life. She was a native of Owensboro. Sister Mary Jude was the epitome of Ursuline hospitality. Those in her presence knew they were the most important people in the room, and she was always ready to listen or teach. She was a teacher at Mount Saint...
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Verlee Smith Sullivan

May 15, 1930 - December 15, 2019

Verlee Smith Sullivan, 89, was born May 15, 1930, in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama and was called home December 15, 2019, from Owensboro, Kentucky. A beautiful wife. A beautiful life. God loaned Verlee to us; now He wishes her back. We were not ready. Verlee was a Kentucky Colonel and held the International Award of Distinction of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was a 66-year member of Settle...
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Sandra N. Reed

November 8, 1947 - December 14, 2019

Sandra N. Reed, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday December 14, 2019 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born November 8, 1947 in Daviess County to the late Robert Lee Nichols and Vernon Davidson Nichols. Sandra is survived by her husband, John Reed; her daughters, Jessica Gish and Vanessa Reed; and two grandchildren. A private graveside service for Sandra Reed will be at...
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Robert S. "Bob" Whitaker

March 3, 1930 - December 14, 2019

Robert S. "Bob" Whitaker, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 3, 1930 in Daviess Co. to the late Robert S. Whitaker, Sr. and Helen Young Whitaker. Bob was retired after 32 years with the Owensboro Police Department and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Kentucky Police Officers...
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Harold David Birdsley

January 16, 1937 - December 13, 2019

Harold David Birdsley, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019 at his home. He was born in Cordova, Illinois to the late Everett and Alice Birdsley. Harold retired after fifty-two years as a truck driver. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Harold enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, restoring old John Deere tractors and going to antique...
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Carrie Lynn Dean

May 31, 1975 - December 13, 2019

Carrie L. Dean, 44, of Owensboro passed away Friday, December 13, 2019 at her home. Born May 31, 1975 in Daviess County to Renetta Kay James and the late Kelly James, Carrie graduated from Owensboro High School and was employed at River Valley Behavioral Health. Carrie was a strong and hard-working woman but also compassionate and giving who cared for other's needs. She loved being with her...
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Tessa Ann Wilson Biondolillo

November 8, 1974 - December 12, 2019

Tessa Ann (Wilson) Biondolillo, 45, of Tampa, Florida, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019 in Tampa. She was born November 8, 1974 at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. Tessa loved making crafts and teaching others and spending time with her friends. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Charles W. and Dora Wilson and Oren Atherton and a brother, Gregory Lee Wilson. ...
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Mary Nadine Higdon

April 12, 1955 - December 12, 2019

Mary Nadine Higdon, 64, of Philpot, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Whitesville to the late Aubrey and Virginia "Jenny" Mayfield. Nadine was a loving and dedicated homemaker who also worked at General Electric for a period of ten years. She was a member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and loved spending time with...
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Donna Cheryl Himes

April 1, 1951 - December 11, 2019

Donna Cheryl Himes, 68, passed away in a Louisville hospital on Dec. 11, 2019, following a short illness. She was born on April 1, 1951 as an only child to the late Jim Himes and Rubye Parks Himes. Donna graduated from Owensboro High School in 1969 and attended Kentucky Wesleyan College where she met her lifelong sisters at AOPi. She spent most of her life in Louisville, KY and some of her...
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Larry Lee Shouse, Sr.

June 7, 1946 - December 11, 2019

Larry Lee Shouse, 73, of Murray formerly of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital surrounded by close family members. Born June 7, 1946 in Hardinsburg to the late Verdie and Louise Laslie Shouse, Larry graduated from Owensboro High School. Shortly after graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served two tours during the...
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William Bedford Kirk, Sr.

March 31, 1927 - December 11, 2019

William Bedford Kirk Sr., 92, passed away Wednesday, December 11th, at Owensboro Regional Health Hospital. Mr. Kirk was born March 31, 1927 to the late Estill and Connie Morgan Kirk in Habit. He was a graduate of Daviess County High School and attended Western Kentucky University. William was an outstanding basketball player on the 1944-45 Daviess County basketball team and went on to play...
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Sonny Joe Osteen

July 13, 1942 - December 10, 2019

Sonny Joe Osteen, 77, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at his home. Born July 13, 1942 in Lakeland, Florida to the late Howard Osteen and Annie Marie Stalvey Osteen, Sonny served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed and later retired from Alcoa as a Mechanical Designer. Sonny enjoyed making things and fabricating in his workshop. He was also...
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Roxana Lash Tudor

February 20, 1919 - December 8, 2019

Roxana Lash Tudor, 100, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday December 8, 2019 at her home. She was born February 20, 1919 in Linton, Indiana to the late Hugh and Bertha Ann Love Lash. Roxana was a homemaker and a member of Newman Baptist Church. She was a very loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Also preceding her in death was her husband, James W. "Larry" Tudor on...
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Walter G. Weis

November 26, 1937 - December 6, 2019

Walter G. Weis, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Signature Healthcare---Hillcrest. He was born November 26, 1937 in Anoka, Minnesota to the late Walter M. and Emily Heishman Weis. Walter was of the Catholic faith and was the retired owner of Weis Concrete Construction. He enjoyed fishing, loved his work and spending time with his family, and was a U. S. Army veteran...
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Thomas Milton Hudson

September 24, 1950 - December 6, 2019

Tom Hudson, 69, of Owensboro, passed away Friday December 6, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Health Hospital. He was born September 24, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Milton and Mildred Hudson. Tom worked for Walmart Stores, Inc for 40 years. After retiring from management within the company, he continued to work as an hourly associate and so enjoyed the coworkers and customers he was...
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Christopher Howard Hughes

January 12, 1968 - December 4, 2019

Christopher Howard Hughes went to sleep on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 due to complications with his heart. As most of you know, Chris was very much his own person, quick witted, and always willing to help a friend, all anyone had to do was call. He was an avid UK fan and a champion for all four-legged friends. During his high school years, he was active in sports, especially soccer, swimming,...
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Barbara Sue Lanham Payne

August 10, 1939 - December 3, 2019

Barbara Sue Lanham Payne, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 10, 1939 in Daviess Co. to the late John Raymond and Wilma Mae Winkler Lanham. Barbara was a member of Immaculate Catholic Church, a homemaker, and had worked with her husband in his business, Jody Payne's Detail Shop. She enjoyed flower gardening and...
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Janice Goins

July 8, 1944 - December 2, 2019

Janice Goins, 75, of Owensboro, passed away Monday December 2, 2019 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 8, 1944 in Daviess County to the late Bernard and Dorothy Starks Clark. Janice was retired from MPD as a machine operator and a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing cards with her sisters every week, playing the lottery and watching football...
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Barbara Watson Bittman

July 10, 1944 - November 30, 2019

Barbara Watson Bittman passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at her home. She was 75. Filled with energy, humor and the joy of life, she made the lives of those around her the better for having been in the circle of her being. Born in Lake City, Florida, the daughter of the late Calvin W. and Willie Mae Langston Watson, she graduated from Suwannee and attended The University of Florida. ...
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Linda Stovall

August 26, 1937 - November 30, 2019

Linda Stovall, 82, of Calhoun, Ky went to be with the Lord on November 30th, 2019. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Linda is survived by her husband of 52 years Bob, her son Michael, grandson William Gene "Will", daughter-in-law Jessica, three sisters-in-laws, Nancy Redfern, Rita Stovall and Bonnie Kinney, two brother-in-laws Clarence Redfern and Jimmy Steele and many nieces and...
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Jimmy Leon Scott

June 17, 1950 - November 29, 2019

Jimmy Leon Scott, 69, of Madisonville passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Born June 17, 1950 in Beaver Dam to the late Riley and Mary Louise Scott, Jimmy grew up in Ohio County and became a jack-of-all-trades but he especially enjoyed working on cars. He was a friendly person who never met a stranger. Jimmy loved his family and his dog, Patches. Mr....
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Joann McCulley

June 29, 1932 - November 26, 2019

Mary Joann McCulley, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at her home with family by her side. Joann was born June 29, 1932 in Habit Kentucky to the late Earl D. and Mary Coots Rummage. She attended Georgetown College in Georgetown Kentucky and when not working as a dedicated mother to her children she was employed at Texas Gas, WOMI radio, and Towne Square Mall. Joann...
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James L. "Buddy" Gaddis

July 14, 1928 - November 25, 2019

James L. "Buddy" Gaddis joined his Heavenly Father on Monday, November 25, 2019. Born July 14, 1928 in Hancock County, KY, to the late James Scott Gaddis and Grace Howard Gaddis, he was for more than 80 years a member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church where he was a Deacon Emeritus. He taught Sunday School at the former Bon Harbor Nursing Home for more than 54 years. He was a graduate of...
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David Lee Cook

November 3, 1937 - November 24, 2019

David L. Cook, 82, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born November 3, 1937 in DeSoto, Missouri, David later attended college and received a degree in Electrical Engineering. He served his country in the U.S. Army before beginning his employment with General Electric and relocating to Owensboro. He worked for G.E. and later MPD until his...
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Elizabeth "Sam" Knutson

May 31, 1958 - November 24, 2019

Elizabeth "Sam" Knutson, 61, of Owensboro, passed away November 24, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born May 31, 1958 in Ludlow, Massachusetts to the late Elmer and Alice Menard Hutchinson. Sam enjoyed art, gardening, and crafting. She loved her grandkids more than anything in the world. Sam is survived by her daughters, Summer Newton and Jennifer Reynolds; twin sons,...
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George Lawrence Hamilton

March 5, 1943 - November 24, 2019

George Lawrence Hamilton, 76, of Knottsville, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 5, 1943 in Owensboro to the late Kendrick L. and Mary T. Hamilton. He graduated from Catholic High and Brescia College and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. George loved spending time outdoors and feeding his catfish. He was preceded in...
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Mathilde "Hilde" Museler Day

February 20, 1939 - November 23, 2019

Mathilde "Hilde" Museler Day, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019. She was born in Hermeskiel, Germany to Franz A. and Anna Briel Museler. Hilde was a loving wife and mother, and dedicated homemaker. She was a long-time and active member of Owensboro First General Baptist Church. She and her husband, Jim participated in multiple mission trips to Honduras and were...
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Hugh David Edds Jr.

March 12, 1963 - November 21, 2019

Hugh David Edds, Jr., 56, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019. He was born March 12, 1963, in Owensboro, to Hugh David Sr. and Ondra Embry Edds. David was a 1981 graduate of Owensboro High School, attended the University of Kentucky and earned an accounting degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College. David loved Owensboro and Owensboro history. His community focus began in...
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Randell Lee Hulsey

July 22, 1941 - November 21, 2019

Randell Lee Hulsey, 78, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday November 21, 2019 at the Heartford House, While under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 22, 1941 in Owensboro, to the late D.W. "Bill" and Helen Marie Lee Hulsey. Randell graduated from Daviess County High School in 1959, was a member of Amvets Post 119, Fraternal Order of Eagles, V.F.W. Post #696 and was a veteran...
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Marian Dunville

June 10, 1928 - November 21, 2019

Marian Dunville, 91, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 10, 1928 in Webster Co. to the late Cleston Clay, Sr. and Edith Melton Dunville. Marian retired in 1986 from Sears-Roebuck & Co. after 36 years of service. She was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church for over 60 years, the Mary Lou...
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James M. "Jim" Zabek

January 2, 1947 - November 21, 2019

James M. "Jim" Zabek, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Ware, Massachusetts to Leon A. and Beverly Catherine Huard Zabek. Jim earned an associate degree at Quinsigamond Community College before enrolling at Southern Massachusetts Technical Institute where he earned a bachelor's degree in industrial...
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Helen Beatrice Wright

November 29, 1924 - November 18, 2019

Helen Beatrice Wright, 94, of Owensboro passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. Born November 29, 1924 in East St. Louis, Illinois to the late William Paul Young and Mary Virginia Proctor Young, Helen moved to Owensboro where she met and married her first husband, John W. France. After he suddenly passed away she later married Oscar D. Wright. Helen worked...
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Mary Ann Gumbel Wedding

November 27, 1936 - November 18, 2019

Mary Ann Gumbel Wedding, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Nortons Hospital in Louisville surrounded by her loved ones. She was born November 27, 1936 in Daviess Co. to the late John and Ann Wagner Gumbel. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mary Ann enjoyed playing games with her family, keeping up with politics, and traveling. ...
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Dana Joyce Hayden

October 16, 1977 - November 18, 2019

Dana Joyce Hayden, 42, of Owensboro, passed away Monday November 18, 2019. She was born October 16, 1977 in Jefferson County, to Roy Delbert and Gayle Morgan Hayden. Dana had a big heart, was adored by many and loved her children more than anything. She was very adventurous, loved music and enjoyed frequenting thrift sales. She also had a passion for working in her flower garden for hours at a...
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Stanley Ray Sheldon

October 28, 1957 - November 17, 2019

Stanley Ray Sheldon, 62, of Lewisport, passed away Sunday November 17, 2019. He was born October 28, 1957 in Daviess County to Stanley Sherwood Sheldon and Faye Richardson Sheldon. Stanley enjoyed working outside, gardening, going fishing and making and fixing things. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren very much. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Marvin and...
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Shirley LaMotte

September 28, 1952 - November 15, 2019

Shirley V. LaMotte, 67, of Owensboro, passed away November 15, 2019. She was born September 28, 1952 in Louisville to the late James and Myrtle Smith. Shirley is survived by her children, Timothy LaMotte and Charles Smith. Services are private. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.glenncares.com
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Walter "Cowboy" Long, Jr.

May 27, 1933 - November 15, 2019

Walter Long Jr., 86, of Owensboro passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 at Riverside Care and Rehab in Calhoun. Born May 27, 1933, in Pineville, W. Virginia to the late Walter Long Sr. and Laike Horn Long, Mr. Long began working at 16 years old driving a truck delivering vegetables. He was later employed at St. Anthony Medical Center in the Medical Sterilization Department from which he retired....
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Ollie Manuel Gray, Jr.

December 4, 1929 - November 15, 2019

Ollie Manuel Gray Jr., 89, of Owensboro passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born December 4, 1929 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Ollie Gray Sr. and Iva Lillian Hoagland Gray, Ollie served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a devoted member and Deacon Emeritus of Macedonia Baptist Church...
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Shirley J. Hummel

August 11, 1930 - November 14, 2019

Shirley J. Hummel, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Wellington Parc. She was born August 11, 1930 in Canton, Ohio to the late George and Clara Bernhardt Voll. Shirley had worked as a registered nurse and was a homemaker. She enjoyed going to the family cabin at Rough River and going on family vacations. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Marty and...
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Delfin O. Sanchez

August 5, 1938 - November 13, 2019

Delfin O. Sanchez, 81, of Owensboro, passed away November 13, 2019. He was born August 5, 1938 in El Cerro, New Mexico to the late Raymundo and Mary Saavedra Sanchez. Delfin was raised in Arizona and graduated from Williams Arizona High School. He met his wife, Sandra, while she was working in a restaurant in Arizona and they married May 25, 1963. In 1968, they moved to Indiana, and then to...
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Judy Warren Lockhart

July 16, 1938 - November 13, 2019

Judy Warren Lockhart, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 16, 1938 in Daviess Co. to the late William and Martha Abshier Warren. Judy was retired from the Owensboro School System as a teacher's aid and a member of First General Baptist Church. With the church, she was a member of the Women's Ministry and went on...
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Joseph L. Coomes

June 5, 1923 - November 10, 2019

Joseph L. Coomes, 96, a resident of Carmel Home, formerly of West Louisville, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019. Joe was born June 5, 1923 in Daviess County to the late J. Watt Coomes and Hattie Hodskins Coomes. Joe was a member of Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church for many years and served on the Finance Committee. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus and received the...
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Malcolm Hall

August 22, 1944 - November 9, 2019

Malcolm Hall, 75, of Owensboro passed away, Saturday, November 9, 2019 at his home. Born August 22, 1944, he was the son of the late John William and Josia Louise Penrod Hall; was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church; and was retired from Century Aluminum where he was an electrical supervisor. Malcolm loved music and played the violin and piano; enjoyed poetry; and was a violin collector....
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Don F. Likens

October 3, 1943 - November 8, 2019

Dr. Don F. Likens, 76, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Owensboro, passed away November 8, 2019. He was born in Ohio County on October 3, 1943, to the late Arnold Franklin and Anna Westerfield Likens. Dr. Likens was a periodontist and practiced in Owensboro for 23 years. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry with a D.M.D. degree, he then served in the U.S. Navy during...
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