Elizabeth S. Cavin

  • Born: October 1, 1924
  • Died: July 19, 2021
  • Location: Mobile, Alabama

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Tel. (270) 683-1505

Tribute & Message From The Family

Elizabeth S. Cavin, 96, formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Monday, July 19, 2021, while under the care of Kindred Hospice in Mobile, AL. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky October 1, 1924, to the late John Leo Shea and Lucile Clark Shea.

Betty graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Kentucky in 1942. She attended the University of Louisville. She enjoyed playing golf, bridge and traveling the world. She was a homemaker and longtime member of Immaculate Catholic Church.

She was preceded by her husband William R. Cavin, her parents and three brothers William Shea, John Shea and Robert Shea.

She is survived by four children; William R. "Rick" Cavin (Jinny) of Colorado Springs, CO, Debra C. Bryant of Mobile, AL, Karen Cavin-Brown of Owensboro, KY and John P. Cavin (Tammy Cannon) of Louisville, KY; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9:00 AM September 13, 2021, at Immaculate Catholic Church with a Memorial Mass following at 10:00 AM.

Fr. Tony Jones will officiate. Private burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Catholic Church.

Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Memories and condolences may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Karen and family, the neighborhood of College Drive is missing a great lady and family. She and Bill always had a smile and hello for all of us on College Drive for many many years. We also miss seeing her and Bill at church on Sunday mornings. May God bless you all.

Posted by Rick & Isa Ebelhar - Owensboro, KY - Neighbor   September 11, 2021

So sorry to learn of Betty's passing. She was a fine, vibrant lady who loved helping others. I worked with her on several Girl Scout Golf Tournaments in the late 1990's.

Posted by Karen (Wetzel) Hinman - Chandler, IN - Coworker   August 23, 2021

Rick, Debra, Karen and John, So sorry to hear about your Mother. I remember her from back in our Lady of Lourdes Days.She was always so nice. She is with your Dad rejoicing. Our prayers our with you. Rose and the Castlen family.

Posted by Rose Castlen - Owensboro, KY - Friend   August 11, 2021

So Sorry for your loss Debra! Will be sending prayers up for your family!

Posted by Ron Durbin - Haines City, FL - Friend   August 01, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with the Cavin family. Your mother was a pleasure to have known

Posted by Don Augenstein - Coconut creek, FL - Friend   August 01, 2021

Debra, Rick , Karen and John. Your mom was so sweet and kind to me. So very sorry for your loss. She and Mr Cavin are rejoicing I'm sure. Thoughts and prayers for you all.

Posted by Lynda Foster - Owensboro, KY - Friend   July 28, 2021

John & Tammy,
So sorry about to read about Mrs, Cavin. You guys are in my thoughts

Posted by Dawson Davis - Chicago, IL - Friend   July 27, 2021

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