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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

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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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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Elsie Dale Mattingly

October 19, 1953 - May 14, 2018

Elsie Dale Mattingly, 64, of Olaton, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born on October 19, 1953 in Breckinridge Co., to the late Gus and Shirley Lee Smith Fuqua. Surviving are her husband of 38 years, Jeff Carter, Jr., a daughter, Becky Evans, a son, Billy Fuqua, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, four brothers, Tommy Fuqua, Roger...
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William Priest Hazelwood

September 10, 1953 - May 14, 2018

William Priest Hazelwood, 64, of Owensboro, passed away May 14, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born September 10, 1953 to the late William and Anne Hazelwood. Priest was a member of the 11th Cavalry in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. He remained in the Army and gained the title Lt. Colonel before he retired. Priest also worked at SIGECO...
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Dean James Smith

June 26, 1962 - May 13, 2018

Dean James Smith, 55, of Owensboro passed away Sunday May 13, 2018 at his home. Mr. Smith was born June 26, 1962 in Dekalb, Illinois to Josiah and Norma Ballard Smith. Dean graduated in 1982 from Malta High School in Malta, Illinois. He enjoyed working on computers and loved technology and grew up working on cars and even racing lawnmowers. Dean made his own jellies and syrups, loved gospel music...
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Sarah Lee Hall Marksberry

March 20, 1933 - May 13, 2018

Sarah Lee Hall Marksberry, 85, of Utica, KY, passed away quietly at her home May 13, 2018. She was born March 20, 1933 to the late Charles and Flora Mae Hall in Stanley, KY. Sarah was a graduate of Central High School in Evansville, IN. She married Gene Marksberry of Utica, in 1951. Prior to having children, Sarah worked outside the home. She was a hard worker and had fond memories of those jobs....
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Anne M. Schroll

July 30, 1926 - May 12, 2018

Anne M. Schroll, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at her home. She was born in Monroe, Louisiana to the late Robert F. and Anne Bacon Schroll. Ms. Schroll taught math and Spanish in Memphis, Tennessee until her retirement in 1981. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Anne traveled extensively in Europe and South America. She was preceded in death by her sister...
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Doris Adams Middleton Ranson

November 2, 1931 - May 12, 2018

Doris Adams Middleton Ranson, 86, of Owensboro, passed away May 12, 2018. She was born November 2, 1931, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to the late Earle Wells Adams and Eddie Mae Beaven. Doris graduated from Owensboro Senior High, Owensboro, Ky., in 1950. She attended Blue Mountain College in MS. Doris graduated from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis with a nursing degree, Brescia...
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Waymond O. Morris

February 21, 1936 - May 10, 2018

Waymond O. Morris, 82, of Owensboro joined his wife, Alyce, passing on her birthday, Thursday May 10, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Morris was born February 21, 1936 in Butler County to the late Cecil Edward Morris and Gladys Mann Morris. Waymond was a pillar in the Owensboro community as a teacher, coach, principal, commissioner, and mayor. He grew up excelling in sports and...
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Kenneth Eugene Martin

October 17, 1936 - May 10, 2018

Kenneth Eugene Martin, 81, of Philpot, KY passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Heartford House. He was born October 17, 1936 to the late Eugene Thomas Martin and Laura Lee Lyons Martin. Kenny was a carpenter, farmer, and an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He loved having family barbeques and get togethers. Kenny worked for Jerry Whitaker as a carpenter for 20 years and he also...
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Stephen Bruce Eakins

December 13, 1954 - May 9, 2018

Stephen Bruce Eakins, 63, of Owensboro died Wednesday May 9, 2018 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Mr. Eakins was born December 13, 1954 in Owensboro to the late Marion C. Eakins and Susan Mary Harl Eakins. Steve served his country in both the Air Force and Army. He was then employed for Houchens Industries at IGA as a Department Manager from which he retired. Steve was an avid reader...
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William "Bill" Shuck

May 17, 1944 - May 7, 2018

William "Bill" Shuck, 73, of Owensboro died Monday May 7, 2018 at Owensboro Center. Mr. Shuck was born May 17, 1944 in Daviess County to the late William Shuck and Celeste Devine. Bill graduated from Owensboro High School and served in the Army National Guard. He was a meter-reader and service tech for Atmos Energy for over 30 years and from which he retired. In his younger days, Bill enjoyed...
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Tim Turner

September 16, 1956 - May 5, 2018

Tim Turner, 61, of Owensboro passed away Saturday May 5, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Turner was born September 16, 1956 in Biloxi, Mississippi to the late Thomas Arthur Turner Jr. and Janet Faye Bryant Turner. Tim always spoke from his heart and not his mind, never really knew a stranger, and you genuinely knew that he cared about what you were saying. He enjoyed horses and a...
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Rose Alice Kimbley

August 4, 1933 - May 4, 2018

Rose Alice Hayden Kimbley, 84, of Owensboro, passed away May 4, 2018, at the Carmel Home. She was born August 4, 1933, in Daviess County to the late Ernest Sr. and Agatha Wethington Hayden. Rose was of the Catholic faith and a member of Saint Pius X Catholic Church. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and doll making. Rose was preceded in death by her husband, James Lee Kimbley; sisters, Mary...
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Anna Lee Young Johnson

December 11, 1931 - May 3, 2018

Anna Lee Young Johnson, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 11, 1931 in Daviess Co. to the late Roscoe and Mary Ruth Freels Young. Anna Lee was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking for the many dinners she had for her family which always included homegrown vegetables. She was a media member of the Jimmy Swaggart...
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Robert Allen Patton, Sr.

March 20, 1952 - May 2, 2018

Robert Allen Patton, Sr., 66, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 20, 1952 in Daviess Co. to the late Henry Fields and Mary Cecelia Payne Patton. Robert had been a self-employed truck driver. He enjoyed racing stock cars at Kentucky Motor Speedway, watching Nascar, and working on and building race cars. Robert also...
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Christi Kay Henderson

July 14, 1975 - May 1, 2018

Christi Kay Henderson, 42, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday May 1, 2018 while at Vanderbilt University Hospital. She was born July 14, 1975 in Owensboro, to Danny and Kathi Slaven Roach. Christi was sweet, kind, caring, and a beloved friend to many. She was the kind of girl who very much enjoyed being outside, doing things like riding on motorcycles, going swimming, riding horses with her papaw,...
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Virginia Ruth Jones

May 8, 1937 - April 30, 2018

Virginia Ruth Jones, of Owensboro, passed away April 30, 2018 at home. She was born in Idaville, IN May 8, 1937 to the late Eathel and Hilda Andrews Owens. Virginia worked as a telephone operator and then at T.R.W. for many years until her retirement. She loved reading her Bible and was a faithful and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed singing, playing the piano, and being a...
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Peggy Pope

January 3, 1939 - April 29, 2018

Peggy Quinn Pope, 79, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Heartford House. She was born January 3, 1939 to the late Hubert and Corinne Quinn. Peggy was a strong Christian woman who was raised in the Baptist faith. She was an avid reader who also loved cooking, gardening, the sun, and being outdoors. Peggy was a free spirit who made dear friends everywhere she went and loved her...
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Fred L. Ward

January 7, 1926 - April 28, 2018

Fred L. Ward, 92, of Owensboro died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Owensboro Center. Mr. Ward was born January 7, 1926 in Whitesville to the late E.C. and Ruda Ward. Fred served his country as a Marine during WWII and fought in the battle of Iwo Jima where he was wounded and received the purple heart. Corporal Ward was one of the Marines that raised the first flag on the island. After returning to...
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Tina Roby

December 1, 1973 - April 27, 2018

Tina Renee Morris Roby, 44, of Owensboro, fell asleep in the arms of Jesus on Friday, April 27, 2018. Tina was given the gift of life on December 1, 1973 by her loving parents Mike and Trudy Morris. She was baptized in the Catholic faith. The world was forever changed by her arrival and departure. Tina graduated from Trinity High School in Whitesville and Owensboro Community and Technical...
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Kenneth Paul "Pop" Ebelhar

August 24, 1927 - April 27, 2018

Kenneth Paul "Pop" Ebelhar ,90, died April 27,2018 at home in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born at home on Old Lyddane Bridge Road, August 24,1927, Kenneth was the fifth of seven children born to the late Peter J. and Clara Weber Ebelhar. He attended the old Rogers one room school for four years. He then attended Sorgho School the first year it opened. When the family moved to...
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Bruce Presley Winstead

August 23, 1949 - April 26, 2018

Bruce Presley Winstead, 68, of Owensboro, passed away April 26, 2018. He was born in Owensboro August 23, 1949 to the late Samuel Presley Winstead and Lee Chester Crump. Bruce was a graduate of Western Sr. High. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War and after being honorably discharged, Bruce began his career as a truck driver. Bruce had a big heart, was a sharp dresser and could fix...
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David Earl "Swabby" Condra

December 14, 1955 - April 26, 2018

David Earl "Swabby" Condra 62, passed away peacefully Thursday April 26, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 14, 1955 to the late Marion Taylor King and Darwin Phegley. David joined the Navy in 1974 right out of high school and retired in 1997. He loved Nascar, was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, and an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. He...
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Anita L. Owsley

January 18, 1931 - April 26, 2018

Anita L. Owsley, 87, of Owensboro passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 26, 2018. She was born January 18, 1931 to the late James A. Jackson, Sr. and Fannie Barker Jackson. She was a member of Fourth Street Baptist Church. She retired from Kentucky Electronics and also the Owensboro Board of Education. She was also known for her homemade rolls. She loved to...
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Margaret B. Cecil Mercer

December 15, 1922 - April 25, 2018

Margaret B. Cecil-Mercer, 95, of, Owensboro, passed away April 25, 2018. Margaret was born in Daviess County on December 15, 1922. Mrs. Mercer retired from Green River Electric Corporation, in 1982, and was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband Edward S Cecil, in 1991, and her second husband Jack "Calvin" Mercer, in 2008; her father,...
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Mary Howard Dempsey Bruner

April 16, 1945 - April 25, 2018

Mary Howard Dempsey Bruner, 73, of Owensboro died Wednesday April 25, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Ms. Brunner was born April 16, 1945 in Greenville to the late Howard Leslie Dempsey and Clyde Wheeler Parrish Dempsey. Mary received her BA degree in Education from Murray State University and her MA from Xavier University. She taught English and Special Education at Owensboro High...
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Dorothy Payne

December 22, 1930 - April 25, 2018

Dorothy Agnes Barrett Payne, 87, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at her home surrounded by her large, loving, and devoted family. She was born December 22, 1930 to the late Victor and Bessie Mae Barrett. Dorothy was a lifelong devout Catholic. She, with her husband Harles, were co-owners of Kid Krossing Day Care and were instrumental in establishing St. Pius X Day Care and...
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JoAnn Head

January 4, 1934 - April 25, 2018

JoAnn Head, 84, of Owensboro died Wednesday April 25, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Head was born January 4, 1934 in Hancock County to the late Roy and Fannie White. JoAnn was a sales clerk for Sears and retired from there after 35 years. She was a devoted Catholic and very supportive of the AmVets organization. JoAnn loved playing bridge, reading, watching game shows,...
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Jo Ann Gibson

June 3, 1933 - April 24, 2018

Jo Ann Gibson, 84, of Owensboro went to be with her Lord under the care of hospice on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. She was born June 3, 1933 to the late Junius and Ozetta Jackson. Jo Ann was a member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church for 67 years. She enjoyed decorating, playing games, and going camping at the river. Jo Ann was an avid UK basketball fan. Her greatest passion was spending time...
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William R. "Bill" O'Flynn

March 20, 1941 - April 23, 2018

William R. "Bill" O'Flynn, 77, of Philpot, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 20, 1941 in Daviess County to the late Todd and Ona Ruth Vickers O'Flynn. He retired from General Electric in Motors Division and was a U. S. Army veteran of the Viet Nam War and also served in the Army Reserves. Bill attended both the Mt. Zion Cumberland...
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