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Obituary for Jean Fulkerson

November 17, 1929 - February 18, 2020
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 90


Jean Fulkerson, 90, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born November 17, 1929 in Daviess County to the late Alphonsus and Forrest Lee Gough, Jean attended St. Francis Academy and soon afterwards married Robert Fulkerson, a neighborhood boy she had grown up knowing. She began working for G.E. in several different capacities for 35 years as well as raising two children. Jean enjoyed reading, sewing, and cooking in addition to MASH on TV. She loved her cat, Tiger, and big band music and watching The Lawrence Welk Show. Jean, who was affectionately known as "Mimi", was a compassionate person who gave generously to different charities.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Fulkerson also was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Fulkerson in 1998; son, Richard Lynn Fulkerson in 2017; sister, Leora Smith; brother, Joe Gough.

Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Grossman; grandchildren, Jim Barnett, Mark Barnett (Kim), and Laura Atchison (Clay) all of Owensboro; five great grandchildren; four great, great grandchildren; brother, Bernard Gough (Mary); several nieces and nephews.

The funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Saturday at St. Stephen Cathedral. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00 until 7:00 pm with prayers at 6:00 and Saturday from 9:00 until 10:30 am at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Owensboro Humane Society, 3101 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Hospice of W. Kentucky, 3419 Wathen's Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.

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Owensboro, KY 42303
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