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Eugene "Gene" Miller Nolen

Obituary for Eugene "Gene" Miller Nolen

April 8, 1928 - September 29, 2019
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 91


Eugene Miller "Gene" Nolen, 91, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at his home in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky and his loving family. Born in LePanto, AR, on April 8, 1928, he was the son of the late John Sterling and Willie Evelyn Miller Nolen. Mr. Nolen retired from General Motors Corvette where he was a paint repair line supervisor for 40 years. He was an Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict, and loved gardening, both flowers and vegetables. Mr. Nolen moved to Owensboro in 2008 with his wife, Elaine, from Clermont, FL. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Clermont, Fl and has attended First Presbyterian since moving to Owensboro. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, William, Robert, John, and David Nolen.

Surviving are his wife of 15 years, Elaine McQueen Nolen; a son, Jerry (Mary Kay) Nolen of St. Louis; daughters, Helen (Vito) D'Angelo of Franklin, KY and Evelyn (Keith) Sarber of St. Louis; step-children, Robin (Dale) Poole of Owensboro and Raymond (Sandra) McQueen of Syracuse, NY; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Gertrude (Bose) DuBois and Margaret Sebourn of New Madrid, MO, and Joyce Nettles of Shelby, MI.

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Christine Coy-Fohr officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to First Presbyterian Church 1328 Griffith Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301 or to First United Methodist Church, 950 7th St., Clermont, FL 34711.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • First United Methodist Church
    950 7th St.
    Clermont, FL 34711

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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