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Our Obituaries

Everette "Woody" Martin

February 27, 1933 - October 12, 2019

Everette "Woody" Martin, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Red Banks Skilled Nursing in Henderson. He was born in Salem, Indiana to the late Homer and Alice Hardy Martin. Mr. Martin owned and operated Woody's Transmission for many years. He was also a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margie Kinison Martin; two...
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Patsy Gayle Head

March 5, 1938 - October 12, 2019

Patsy Gayle Head, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Hancock County to the late Fred and Mary Lott Lawson. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Patsy was an avid bowler and loved to watch Family Feud. She thoroughly enjoyed being outdoors and gardening. Patsy had a very warm heart. She...
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Betty Sue Roberts

April 6, 1942 - October 11, 2019

Betty Sue Roberts, 77, of Owensboro, passed away October 11, 2019 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Betty Sue was born April 6, 1942 in Daviess County to the late, Ray and Nancy Foster. She loved the Lord and her family, and never met a stranger. After graduating from Owensboro Sr. High, Betty Sue found joy in showing and raising horses. She then went on to raise her four children...
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Dennis C. Smith

October 25, 1935 - October 11, 2019

Dennis C. Smith, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Friday October 11, 2019 at Taylor Manor Nursing Home in Versailles, Ky. He was born October 25, 1935 in Daviess County to the late Jean B. Smith and Mary Rose Collignon Smith. He graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1953. After graduation, he entered the military service as Air Force Patrolman in the 551st Air Police Squadron with the U.S...
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Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Leach

March 21, 1936 - October 10, 2019

Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Unsel Leach, 83, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 in the care of her loving children and family. Born March 21, 1936, Mrs. Leach was the daughter of the late W.N. and Anna Reed Bell Unsel and was a 1954 graduate of Daviess County High School. She was a devoted military wife, marrying Army Lieutenant William O. Leach in the Panama Canal Zone in 1960. ...
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Darlene Hope Marks

August 27, 1939 - October 10, 2019

Darlene Hope Marks, 80, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born August 27, 1939 in Doddridge County, WV to the late Arley and Opal Currey. Darlene served as the director of materials management at Mercy Hospital for over 20 years. She enjoyed decorating, cooking, sewing, and quilting. Darlene took delight in watching competitive sports, especially that...
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Elizabeth H. Key

July 11, 1927 - October 10, 2019

Elizabeth H. Key, 92, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 11, 1927 in Furth, Germany, to the late Heinrich and Anna Hohlein. Elizabeth was of a believer in Jesus Christ and a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. She met her husband, James Key, while she was working as a nurse at the American Army Hospital in Nuremberg, Germany after...
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Carl F. Roberts

August 8, 1926 - October 10, 2019

Carl F. Roberts, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. He was born in Daviess County to the late Otto and Sudie Barnett Roberts. Mr. Roberts was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He retired from General Electric after 35 years of service, but his real passion was farming. The farm is still in the family and...
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Shirley Clark Oliver

October 2, 1942 - October 9, 2019

Shirley Clark Oliver, 77, of Philpot, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at her home. She was born October 2, 1942, in Daviess Co. to the late William R. and Amanda Wilson Clark. Shirley was retired as a secretary with Daviess Co. Sand and Gravel and served as a secretary and treasurer with Riverside Baptist Church. She was a 1960 graduate of Owensboro Senior High School and attended...
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Betty Jo (Dever) Sauter

March 16, 1942 - October 8, 2019

Betty Jo (Dever) Sauter, 77, of Evansville, passed away October 8, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born March 16, 1942 in Hartford, KY, to the late Marvin and Dorothy (Farmer) Dever. Betty attended Baker Elementary School and graduated Central High School in 1960. She was a student at Bramwell Business College and married Donnie Sauter on June 12, 1965. Betty was diagnosed with muscular...
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Vernon L. Frashure

August 25, 1930 - October 6, 2019

Vernon L. Frashure, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday October 6, 2019 at Baptist Health Madisonville. He was born August 25, 1930 in McLean County to the late Floyd and Nola Gilmore Frashure. Vernon was retired after serving 22 years in the Army National Guard where he was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict and Cuban Missile Crisis. He then was employed and retired from Cintas Corporation....
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Byron Monroe Woodward

November 17, 1945 - October 6, 2019

Byron Monroe Woodward, 73, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October, 6, 2019 at his home with his wife by his side. Born November 17, 1945 in Daviess County to the late James Monroe Woodward and Eunice Lynch Woodward, he was brave in the face of a harsh disease and faced it with dignity on his own terms. In addition to his parents, Mr. Woodward also was preceded in death by his sisters,...
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Philip "Phil" W. Hodges, Sr.

June 16, 1943 - October 5, 2019

Philip "Phil" W. Hodges Sr., 76, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with his family by his side. Born June 16, 1943 in Dunn, N. Carolina to the late Rudolph Hodges and Angeline Young Hodges, Phil grew up in Alabama and later moved to Columbus, Indiana where he met his future wife, Patricia Cooper. They married at an early age and soon moved to...
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Ethel S. Schrecker

April 27, 1932 - October 5, 2019

Ethel S. Schrecker, 87, of Philpot, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 27, 1932 in Knottsville to the late Leslie and Margaret Payne Sanders. Ethel was a homemaker, a member of St. Williams Catholic Church, but had been attending Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. She was an animal lover, loved gardening and working outside in...
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Deanna Osborne

March 18, 1965 - October 4, 2019

Deanna Osborne, of Greenville, passed away October 4, 2019 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville. She is survived by her mother, Martha Osborne; siblings, Rick Osborne, Mike Osborne, Willy Osborne and Daineen Osborne; nieces and nephews, Pamella Pender, Bairie Kessenger, Michael Kessenger, Jessie Osborne, Amanda Osborne, Nicole Osborne, Dakota Osborne, Anthony Osborne and Christopher...
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Carol Ann (Logsdon) Fitzpatrick

April 1, 1939 - October 3, 2019

Carol Ann (Logsdon) Fitzpatrick, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Owensboro Center. She was born April 1, 1939 in Buffalo, N.Y. to the late Ralph and Evelyn Levea Fitzpatrick. Carol was retired from the American Printing House For The Blind as a machine operator. She was of the Catholic faith and loved her family very much. Carol was very outgoing, she loved...
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Susie Mae Cook

August 27, 1916 - September 30, 2019

Susie Mae Cook, 103, of Philpot passed away Monday, September 30th, at Wellington Park in Owensboro, KY where she was treated like family and loved by all the staff. Born in Daviess County on August 27, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Rollie and Goldie Mae Richardson Ambrose; was a homemaker; and was a devoted member of Friendship Baptist Church in Philpot. Susie enjoyed gardening, her...
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Colleen S. Pinkston

August 19, 1951 - September 29, 2019

Colleen S. Pinkston, 68, of Owensboro, passed away September 29, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Augusta, GA on August 19, 1951 to the late Felton and Sybil Todd. Colleen was kind-hearted and never met a stranger. Her family was her everything and her grandkids were her pride and joy. She enjoyed cooking, music and dancing, thrift shopping and a good western. ...
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Gracie Jo "Sissy" Johnson

February 17, 2008 - September 29, 2019

Gracie Jo "Sissy" Johnson, 11, of Philpot, went to be with the Lord on September 29, 2019 surrounded by her family. Gracie was born February 17, 2008, to Joshua and Andrea Payne Johnson. Gracie was a fun and loving child with a contagious smile and boisterous laugh that always brightened the day of anyone she met. She loved it when her brother pushed her in her stroller and going on "bumpy"...
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James Hugh "Mr. Jim" Boyd

July 18, 1935 - September 29, 2019

James Hugh "Mr. Jim" Boyd passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was 84. He was born in Elba, McLean County Kentucky, a son of the late James Earl and Ruth Frances Walker Boyd. Mr. Boyd operated Mr. Jim's Beauty Salon for 51 years, opening in April of 1962 and closing at his retirement in June of 2013. Another of his ventures was Mr. Jim's Tanning and...
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Eugene "Gene" Miller Nolen

April 8, 1928 - September 29, 2019

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...
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Paul Irvin Estep Jr.

March 10, 1958 - September 28, 2019

Paul I. Estep Jr., 61, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday September 28, 2019 at his home. He was born March 10, 1958 on a British merchant ship vessel travelling between New York and London, England to the late Paul Sr. and Josephine Flynn Estep. In keeping with his father's Air Force postings in London and Langley, Paul was raised in London, England, Newport News, Virginia and Hampton Roads,...
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Nelda Fay Harpe

February 13, 1942 - September 28, 2019

Nelda Fay Harpe, 77, of Philpot, took her place in Heaven Saturday, September 28, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County to the late Pruitt and Opal Bunch Vanover. Mrs. Harpe retired from Kight Home Center. She attended Trinity Methodist Church and was a long-time member of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church in Philpot. Nelda was an avid and productive...
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James Louis "Jimmy" Wilkins, Jr

June 11, 1943 - September 28, 2019

James Louis "Jimmy" Wilkins Jr., 76, of Owensboro, passed away September 28, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 11, 1943, in Daviess County to the late James Louis Sr. and Rose Abell Wilkins. Jimmy was a boilermaker and a Freemason. Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Swank Wilkins; and a brother, Jesse Wilkins. He is survived by his daughters, Katrina...
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Bonnie Head Wright

May 22, 1955 - September 27, 2019

Bonnie Head Wright, 64, of Philpot, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 27, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at home. Bonnie was born on May 22, 1955, to the late Robert and Geraldine Dockemeyer Head. To Bonnie, her family was everything. She never missed a child or grandchild's sporting event and had a special relationship with her siblings. She loved Sunday family cookouts while...
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James Charles "Pac-key" LeBlanc, Sr

September 5, 1947 - September 27, 2019

James Charles "Pac-key" LeBlanc Sr., 72, of Calhoun, passed away September 27, 2019, while under the care of Baptist Health Hospice. He was born September 5, 1947 in Crowley, LA, to the late Isaac and Thelma Morgan LeBlanc. James will be remembered for his sense of humor and for always being the first to offer a helping hand. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jesse and Clarence LeBlanc...
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Timothy Lee "Tim" Record

December 28, 1958 - September 26, 2019

Timothy Lee "Tim" Record, 60, of Evansville, IN passed away Thursday September 26, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born December 28, 1958 in Daviess County, to David Edward Record Sr. and Mary Joan Yeltema Record. Tim was a graduate of Owensboro High School and worked for Williams Bros. Health Care in Henderson, KY, he spent 30 years in the medical equipment field or associated...
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Lorene Glenn

December 6, 1924 - September 25, 2019

Lorene Glenn, 94, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday September 25, 2019 at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born December 6, 1924 in Daviess County to the late James Aubrey and Mary Rose Ambs Hodskins. Lorene was a devout Catholic and a faithful member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and Precious Blood Catholic Church. She lived her life for her...
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Judith Ann "Judy" Bazemore

August 7, 1938 - September 23, 2019

Judith Ann "Judy" Bazemore, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Monday September 23, 2019 at Hermitage Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was born August 7, 1938 in Daviess County to the late Fred and Sue Willie McQuady White. Judy was a retired secretary and worked many years at the Executive Inn. She enjoyed reading, especially her Bible, going to church, listening to music, working crossword...
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Mary Juliette Hurter Murphy

May 31, 1930 - September 22, 2019

Mary Juliette Hurter Murphy, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 while under the care of Hospice. She was born May 31, 1930 in Louisville to the late Louis and Elsie Schnell Hurter. Mary was retired as a secretary with Daviess County Middle School after 29 years. She graduated from Daviess Co. High School in 1947 and then was a graduate of Owensboro Business College. ...
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Rosella Irene "Rose" Lickteig Curtsinger

March 17, 1928 - September 21, 2019

Rosella Irene "Rose" Lickteig Curtsinger, 91, of Owensboro passed away peacefully on September, 21, 2019 at her residence at The Carmel Home. Rose was the fourth born to William and Anna Lickteig of Louisville, and raised on their farm with her siblings Wilbert, Marie and Ann, all of whom have preceded her in death. Though the youngest, Rose was the first of the sisters to drive the truck, as...
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Ronnie Duke

December 9, 1954 - September 19, 2019

Ronnie Duke, 64, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, September 19 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Louisville to the late Leslie and Beulah Thompson. Ronnie had a passion for classic cars and hot rods. Most of his career involved restoring cars or working in a body shop. He also did a lot of tinkering on a variety of things, including motorcycles. Ronnie enjoyed history...
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Sandra Kay Priest

October 18, 1945 - September 19, 2019

Sandra Kay Priest, 73, of Owensboro passed away September 19, 2019, at her home under the care of Hospice of Western KY. Sandra was born in Owensboro on October 18, 1945 to the late William and Lydia Wilhite Henderson. Sandra enjoyed spending time with her kids, grandkids, and sister. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Billy and Byron Henderson; a step-son...
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Wayne Bruce Pannell

July 14, 1931 - September 18, 2019

Wayne Bruce Pannell, age 88, of Hartford, Kentucky passed peacefully on September 18, 2019, surrounded by his family. Wayne was retired from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture where he was an inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency outreach, after leaving a 40+ year farming career. He was born to parents Jackson Walker Pannell and Carrie Aster Hill Pannell on July 14, 1931. Wayne...
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Hazel Maglinger Miller

October 19, 1930 - September 17, 2019

Hazel Maglinger Miller, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 19, 1930 in Owensboro to the late James Frederick and Bertha Long Maglinger. Hazel was a member of Third Baptist Church and retired from General Electric and M.P.D. Hazel was a woman of deep faith and had an extraordinary sense of humor...
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Vincent J. Dick

August 14, 1929 - September 17, 2019

Vincent J. Dick, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Evansville, Indiana to the late Bernard and Caroline Elpers Dick. Vincent was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was co-owner and operator of Owensboro Auto Trim, retiring at the age of 82. Mr. Dick was a long-time member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church....
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Rev. B. Harry Spurrier

October 15, 1927 - September 17, 2019

The Reverend B. Harry Spurrier, Jr., a minister of The United Methodist Church and 6th generation member of the clergy, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Wellington Parc. He was 91. Rev. Spurrier loved the Lord and was a member of the United Methodist Annual Conference for over 54 years. He was born in Smithland, Kentucky, one of nine children of the late B. Harry Spurrier, Sr. and...
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Joe "JV" Phelps

January 22, 1931 - September 17, 2019

Joe V. "JV" Phelps, 88, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, September, 17, 2019 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab. Born January 22, 1931 in Butler County to the late Noah and Golda Duke Phelps, Mr. Phelps grew up one of eight children. The years have now reduced their number to only two, leaving his brother, Larry Phelps (Liz) and sister, Deloris Rhoads (Terry). Along with them, those left to...
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Hilda Walker Martin

April 10, 1927 - September 16, 2019

Hilda Walker Martin, 92, of Owensboro, passed away Monday September 16, 2019 at her home. She was born April 10, 1927 in Calhoun to the late Robert Smith Walker and Renetta Green Walker. Hilda enjoyed her family, farming, flying, and was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Charles E. Martin II. Hilda is survived by her...
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Beverly Jane Bell

October 26, 1930 - September 14, 2019

Beverly Jane Bell, 88, of Daviess County passed away Saturday, September, 14, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 26, 1930 in the home where she was raised in Daviess County to the late Robert Austin Magan and Daisy Eugenia Hewlett Magan. Beverly graduated from Daviess Co. High School and received her degree in Education from WKU with post-graduate work at...
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Judith Ann "Judy" Fischer

May 16, 1942 - September 14, 2019

Judith Ann "Judy" Fischer, 77, of Owensboro, left to go to her heavenly home on Saturday September 14, 2019 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 16, 1942 in Daviess Co. to the late Bernard Joseph and Dorothy Starks Clark. Judy was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and was retired from the Days Inn as a registration clerk. She also had worked at General...
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Jessie Carroll Moseley Bellamy

November 10, 1932 - September 12, 2019

Jessie Carroll (Moseley) Bellamy, 86, died Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest, in Owensboro. Jessie was born November 10, 1932, near Whitesville, to her late parents, Phillip May Moseley and Oma Dean (Rodgers) Moseley. She was a member of Friendship Church of Christ, near Deanefield, Kentucky. A life-long resident of Daviess and Ohio counties, Jessie had moved...
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Satbir Gollen

July 2, 1970 - September 11, 2019

Satbir Gollen, 49, of Owensboro, passed away at U.K. Medical Center on September 11, 2019. He was born July 2, 1970 in Haryana, India to Ajmer Singh and Sona Devi. Satbir was a God loving man who will be missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with a prayer service beginning at 1:30 p.m. ...
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Donnie Sheppard

August 16, 1954 - September 9, 2019

Donnie Sheppard, 65, of Owensboro, passed away September 9, 2019. He was born August 16, 1954, in Leitchfield, KY to the late Norman and Opal Johnson Sheppard. Donnie was an avid guitar player and a big fan of UK basketball, The Beatles and Taylor Swift. He was a proud Vietnam Veteran, serving our country in the Navy. Donnie is survived by his children, Jennifer Sheppard and Jason Sheppard and...
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Dorothy Jean Bartlett

January 13, 1937 - September 9, 2019

Dorothy Jean Bartlett, 82, of Sacramento, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Monday September 9, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 13, 1937 in St. Lawrence to the late Edward Calhoun Johnson and Agnes Euphrasia Coomes. Dorothy enjoyed boating, camping and hanging out with her family at Rough River for many years. She was known for working her word search puzzles,...
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Zuetta Boyd

August 24, 1947 - September 8, 2019

Zuetta Boyd, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at her home. She was born in Spencer County, Indiana to the late Robert B. and Dora B. Parm Hanley. Mrs. Boyd retired from Community Alternatives of Kentucky (CAKY-Green River). Her work also included more than twenty years of service as an OBGYN Surgical Technician at Daviess County Hospital and many years as a private nurse...
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Patricia Ann Higdon Roby

July 10, 1931 - September 8, 2019

Patricia Ann Higdon Roby, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday September 8, 2019 at Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest. She was born July 10, 1931 in Daviess County, to the late Agustine and Margaret Janie Aud Higdon. Patricia was a homemaker, taking care of her 7 children as they grew up, along with all their friends who enjoyed being at the Roby home. She even served as a caretaker in her...
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Deacon James Rowe

September 4, 2019 - September 6, 2019

Deacon James Rowe was born on September 4, 2019 at Owensboro Health (8 lbs, 13 oz) and finished his short but victorious race of life on September 6, 2019 at Norton's Children's Hospital. In just two days on earth, Deacon inspired everyone who met him to reach out to Christ and had individuals on four separate continents praying for him. He had the courage of Superman-a nickname his father felt...
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Betty "Blue" Sue Patterson

August 30, 1938 - September 6, 2019

Betty "Blue" Sue Patterson, 81, of Owensboro passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born August 30, 1938, in Muhlenberg County to the late Alva and Katherine Miller Allen, Betty graduated from Sacramento High School. She was always a person of strong faith and the most patriotic person who loved the Star Spangled Banner which was for her one of the highlights...
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Susan Barger Mayes

July 16, 1947 - September 4, 2019

Susan Barger Mayes, 72, of Hawesville, passed away September 4, 2019 at home. She was born July 16, 1947 in Owensboro, to the late John Randall and Elizabeth Lucille Barger. Susan is also preceded in death by her brother, Michael Norris Barger. She retired as a Maintenance Clerk from Hill Air Force Base in Utah, loved cross stitch and caring for her animals. Susan donated frequently to Spay-A...
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Daniel H. Hughes, Jr.

November 20, 1941 - September 4, 2019

Daniel Haddox Hughes Jr, 77, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born November 20, 1941 in Louisville to the late Daniel H. Hughes Sr. and Evelyn Rose Hughes, Dan served his country in the Navy. He loved his wife, children, and grandchildren and enjoyed gardening, landscaping, fishing, and being outdoors. He retired from Modern Welding...
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Jamie L. Irwin

August 24, 1959 - September 4, 2019

Jamie L. Irwin, 60, of Owensboro, passed away September 4, 2019 at home. He was born August 24, 1959 to the late Carlos Irwin and Dorothy Ralph. Jamie was a Millwright and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Jamie is survived by his wife, Janet L. Irwin; children, Jessica Irwin Gish (Shauna), Jarrod Irwin (Rachel); grandchildren, Trevor Goldsberry, Trace Goldsberry, Tenneson Irwin,...
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Victoria A. "Vickie" Buford

January 21, 1953 - September 2, 2019

Victoria A. "Vickie" Buford, 66, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born January 21, 1953 in Owensboro to the late Roy and Oneida Young Lee. Her greatest and most treasured role in life was being a Mom and Grandma. She worked alongside her husband serving as office manager for L.A. Buford, Inc. On any given day you could find...
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Sister Helen Smith

August 6, 1946 - September 2, 2019

Sister Helen Smith, 73, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 42nd year of religious life. She was a native of Bartlesville, Okla. Sister Helen was a creative woman, from her beautiful knitting to developing spiritual programs for the children who she loved to lead into the mystery of God. She was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan.,...
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Ava N. Shepherd

May 2, 1941 - August 26, 2019

Ava N. Shepherd, 78, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 while surrounded by family. She was under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Ava was born in Poplar Grove, Kentucky to the late Wilfred and Thresa L. Durbin McLaughlin. She was a co-owner of Daviess County Insurance Agency and a long-time member of the First Church of the Nazarene. Ava was an animal lover and enjoyed...
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Larry E. Daugherty, Sr.

November 5, 1945 - August 25, 2019

Larry E. Daugherty, Sr., 73 of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 5, 1945 in Daviess Co. to the late Lonnie T. and Anna Henderson Daugherty, Sr. Larry was retired as an auto body repairman having worked for several body shops including Don Moore and Roberts Motors and had been attending First Free Will Baptist Church. ...
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Mary Ann Howard

August 15, 1938 - August 24, 2019

Mary Ann Howard, 81, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky surrounded by her loving family. Born August 15, 1938 in Knottsville to the late Joseph Vincent Howard and Mary Charlesetta "Chunk" Roby, Miss Howard graduated from St. Williams High School. Being one of eight children, she was like a second mom who helped raise her brothers and...
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Ken McFelea

September 12, 1932 - August 23, 2019

Captain Kenneth Earl McFelea, 86, of Evansville and formerly of Owensboro, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at his residence with his wife by his side. Born September 12, 1932 in Green County to the late Patrick and Ora Dobson McFelea, Ken grew up in Milltown, Indiana. He was a patriot who was devoted to the country he proudly and respectfully served as a US Coast Guardsman for 31 years. He...
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George W. Young

August 6, 1931 - August 23, 2019

George W. Young, 88, passed away peacefully on the morning of August 23rd 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born August 6th 1931 at Maceo, KY to the late George E. and Beulah Nash Young. He was a 1949 graduate of Owensboro Technical High School. While there, he met his soulmate, JoAnn Gillians and they were married January 6th 1950. Over the years he was employed by Murphy Appliance, Singer,...
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Ray Sumner

October 17, 1975 - August 22, 2019

Ray Sumner, 43, of Hawesville, passed away August 22, 2019. He was born October 17, 1975, in Owensboro, to Clifton R. Sumner and Bonnie Jones Smith. Ray enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and doing anything outdoors. He was passionate about the NWTF, whose mission is to conserve the population of wildlife. Ray loved music, and he loved his kids. He will be remembered for never meeting a stranger...
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Bruce William Bennett

September 1, 1957 - August 21, 2019

Bruce W. Bennett, 61, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 1, 1957 in Daviess Co. to the late Bert Wilson and Mary Millay Bennett. Bruce had worked at Sun Windows and Ohio Valley Sound and had been attending Immaculate Catholic Church. Bruce was involved in Special Olympics having coached softball and basketball,...
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Adalynn Nicole Niemeier

August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019

Adalynn Nicole Niemeier, infant daughter of Ashley Niemeier, passed away August 20, 2019. She was preceded in death by her great-grandfather, David Niemeier. She is survived by her mother; sister, Anslynn Niemeier; grandparents, Dion and April Copeland; great-grandparents, Donald and Cindy Kinison; aunt, Epsen Copeland; great-aunt, Angel Niemeier and second cousins, Alissa Niemeier and Blake...
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Jason Thomas Roberts

October 17, 1978 - August 19, 2019

Jason Thomas Roberts, beloved son and brother went to be with the Lord Monday, August 19, 2019 at his residence. Born October 17, 1978, in Daviess County to Bill Roberts and Rosie Rhodes Roberts, Jason attended St. Martin and Holy Angels elementary schools, Burns Middle, and Apollo High School. He was previously employed at TTMA. Jason had a fierce love for dogs and had three special companions...
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Brad Nash

August 6, 1981 - August 17, 2019

Brad Nash, 38, of Owensboro, passed away August 17, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born August 6, 1981 in Daviess County to Leon and Sharon Lanham Nash. Brad was an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, where his involvement included the Knights of Columbus and the Men's Club. He also enjoyed cooking for his friends and family and...
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Thelma Katherine McCarty Lee

August 12, 1929 - August 17, 2019

Thelma McCarty Fiorella Lee, 90, of Owensboro ,passed away August 17, 2019. She was born August 12, 1929 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky to Charles C. and Bessie Williams McCarty, the youngest of six children. The family moved to Owensboro in 1939. She graduated from Owensboro High School in 1947 and attended Western Kentucky Business College in Bowling Green, Kentucky and was a member of Delta Theta...
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Earl Thomas Daniel

July 3, 1932 - August 14, 2019

Earl Thomas Daniel, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. He was born July 3, 1932 in Ohio Co., to the late William and Pauline Basham Daniel. Earl was retired from the Whirlpool Corp. and was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved people and...
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Annie Merriel Moore Noffsinger

August 13, 1924 - August 14, 2019

Annie Merriel Moore Noffsinger, 95, of Fort Myers, FL, previously of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday August 14, 2019 at ManorCare Health Services of Fort Myers. Annie was born August 13, 1924 in Quality, KY to the late Howard Coleman Moore and Lottie Frances Benson Moore. She had worked at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in Owensboro and retired in 1976 from...
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J Scrivner

March 23, 1971 - August 13, 2019

J Scrivner, 48, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He was born March 23, 1971 in Texarkana, TX, to J.B. Scrivner and Mary Hughes Scrivner Hickey. J graduated with a B.S. degree from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville, where he also met his wife, Anita. He worked as the Manager of Integrity Management for Texas Gas/Boardwalk Pipelines for 26...
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Rumi Adele Green

August 9, 2019 - August 9, 2019

Rumi Adele Green, infant daughter of Savannah Blake and Jermaine Green, passed away August 9, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Rumi was preceded in death by her grandmother, Angela Green. She is survived by her siblings, Desiree Degroot, Sydney McCurry (Nick), Brent Willis, Brendan Green, Jay'Dan Green, Keyara Millay, Alexander Bittel, Kayleah Bittel, Kariann Bittel, Kristi Bittel...
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William Joseph "B.J" Foster

September 25, 1921 - August 9, 2019

William Joseph "B.J." Foster, Jr, 97, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born September 25, 1921 to the late Billy Joe Foster, Sr. and Lee Purdy Foster, he lived in the Stanley area all of his life and was a prominent farmer in Daviess County. He was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church and of its Open Door Sunday school...
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Cheryl Claycomb Hodges Damron

November 22, 1945 - August 9, 2019

Cheryl Claycomb Hodges Damron, 73, of Henderson passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at Redbanks Skilled Nursing Center. Born November 22, 1945 in Dallas, Texas to the late Edgar and Bernice Chappell Boswell, Cheryl was employed in the banking industry and retired from BB&T after 30 years. She was an energetic, colorful, and strong individual who was known for her generosity. Cheryl delighted in...
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Garry Lynn Bartley

December 30, 1961 - August 8, 2019

Garry Lynn Bartley, 57, of Robards passed away Thursday August 8, 2019 in Henderson. Born in Daviess County on December 30, 1961, he was the son of the late William Donald and Norine Bowen Bartley. Mr. Bartley had worked as a heavy equipment operator. He attended Niagra United Methodist Church. He loved racing and had driven stock cars at local tracks. He also enjoyed collecting antiques and...
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Wanda Jean Kuegel

September 12, 1932 - August 8, 2019

Wanda Jean Kuegel, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 12, 1932 in Daviess Co. to the late Rollan and Jessie Sparks Arnold. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School, Bible School, and volunteered wherever they needed her. First and foremost, she loved her...
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Beatrice "Bea" Preston

October 20, 1924 - August 7, 2019

Beatrice "Bea" Preston, 94 of Owensboro, passed away August 7, 2019. She was born in Grayson County on October 20, 1924 to the late Ireland and Fanny McCormick. Bea was a Charter Member of Masonville Baptist Church. She was a talented quilter, embroiderer and a wonderful cook. She loved spending time with her family, the outdoors and gardening. Bea was outgoing, loved taking care of people...
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Martha Greer-Johnson

August 30, 1941 - August 6, 2019

Martha Greer-Johnson, of Owensboro, passed away August 6, 2019. Martha was a beautiful woman with a love for her family and friends. She enjoyed helping others and was a very social person who loved to laugh, golf and share her wonderful sense of humor. Martha was retired from Texas Gas and remained active throughout her retirement. She was preceded in death by her brother, H.E. Rhoads;...
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Mary Geraldine "Gerri" Payne Hearld

December 18, 1934 - August 6, 2019

Geraldine "Gerri" Payne Hearld, 84 of Owensboro passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born December 18, 1934 in Owensboro to the late Arthur and Georgia Roach Hayden, Gerri graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and proceeded to get her LPN degree and was employed at Owensboro Daviess County...
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Willie C. Adams, Jr.

September 25, 1936 - August 5, 2019

Willie C. Adams, Jr. 82, of Owensboro, passed away August 5, 2019 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born September 26, 1936 to the late Willie C. Sr. and George Ella Adams. Willie was both retired from the United States Navy and Texas Gas. He was a mild mannered, easy going man who really enjoyed keeping a close eye on the stock market. Willie also enjoyed sports and...
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Viola Mitchell

March 12, 1921 - August 5, 2019

Viola Mitchell, 98, of Philpot, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born March 12, 1921 in Wayne County, Illinois to the late Albert and Ethel Markham Lambrich. Viola was a homemaker in addition to being a bookkeeper for her husband's business before his death. She was a member of Harvest Baptist Church and looked forward to going...
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John W. Montgomery

May 11, 1928 - August 5, 2019

John W. Montgomery, 91, of Owensboro passed away early Monday, August 5, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born May 11, 1928 in Knottsville as one of seven siblings to the late Hillary and Emma Roby Montgomery, Mr. Montgomery was drafted into the Army and served with the occupation forces at the end of WWII as a supply officer. After being honorably discharged, John attended barbering ...
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Erich Egli

July 19, 1928 - August 4, 2019

Erich Egli, 91, of Madisonville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away with heavy hearts at 5:00 P.M. Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his home. He was born July 19, 1928 in Wil, Switzerland to the late Ernst and Hilda Scheidegger Egli. He came to the United States at the age of 23 with $100 and two suitcases. He knew about 12 words in English. Erich initially worked at his uncle's cheese factory. He...
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Laverne "Buck" Harvey

April 21, 1930 - August 2, 2019

Laverne"Buck"Harvey, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Friday August 2, 2019 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born April 21, 1930 in Carpentersville, Illinois to the late George and Ella Block Harvey. Buck lived in Elgin until he moved to Owensboro in 1985, where he made many friends in his 34 years here. He worked as a handyman doing construction on homes for James Bennett until...
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Judith Ann Smith

October 22, 1946 - August 1, 2019

Judith Ann Smith, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro to the late James Rex Goodaker and Margaret "Peggy" Anna Dean Goodaker. Judith's husband, Thomas Dale Smith, passed away in 1977 and this prompted her to volunteer with the Widowed Person's Service. In spite of her health challenges she continued to help...
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Weldon McGarvin Brumley

August 2, 1933 - July 31, 2019

Weldon McGarvin Brumley, 85, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday July 31, 2019 peacefully and surrounded by his family at the Heartford House, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born August 2, 1933 in Muhlenberg Co. to the late Givin McGarvin and Erdie Goodman Brumley. Weldon proudly served his country in the United States Army, he was a Korean War veteran serving from...
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Donna J. Risley

February 4, 1931 - July 29, 2019

Donna J. Risley, 88, of Owensboro, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at her home. She was born in Lubbock, TX, on February 4, 1931, and was the oldest of four children. She was a graduate of Leon High School in Tallahassee, Florida, and studied theater and drama at Florida State University. In 1951 she moved to Washington D.C. where she met her future husband Ted. In 1958 they moved to Owensboro,...
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Donna Faye Willett

March 2, 1949 - July 29, 2019

Donna Faye Willett, 70, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. She was born in Daviess County to the late Celestine B. and Mary E. Bertke Willett. Donna coped well with her physical and mental challenges and brought joy to the lives of others. She especially enjoyed her time as a resident of the Carmel Home. Donna enjoyed bingo, crafts, spending time...
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Conrad Michael "Mike" Schaad

April 28, 1952 - July 28, 2019

Conrad Michael "Mike" Schaad, 67, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born April 28, 1952 in Evansville to the late Conrad and Mary Tenbarge Schaad, Mike graduated from Memorial High School and received his Bachelor's degree in Criminology from University of Evansville. He retired from the Owensboro Police Department and the Kentucky State Park...
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Barbara L. King

March 22, 1930 - July 28, 2019

Barbara L. King, 89, known as "Grandma Barb" by many, of Masonville, passed away Sunday July 28, 2019 at the Heartford House, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on March 22, 1930 in Knox County, IN, to the late Otto and Verga Dunkerly Miller. Barbara spent 35 years doing volunteer work for Mercy Hospital and Owensboro Health Regional Hospital and was on the...
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Laura Hollins Thompson

September 7, 1939 - July 26, 2019

Laura Hollins Thompson, 79, of Owensboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ while surrounded by her loving family at home, on July 26, 2019. She was born in Logan County, KY on September 7, 1939 to the late Roger Harold "Sam" and Lula Hollins. Laura was a homemaker and dedicated her life to serving others. Her children, other family and friends were all recipients of her loving...
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Alma Wright Montgomery

January 15, 1912 - July 26, 2019

Alma Wright Montgomery, 107 ½, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully, Friday July 26, 2019, at the Carmel Home. She was born January 15, 1912 in Saint Marie, Illinois to the late Roy and Bertha Michl Wright. In addition to her parents, Ms. Montgomery was preceded in death by her siblings, Florence Murray, John Wright, Margie Wright, Jeanie Weaver, Irene Gray, Gilbert Wright, and Betty Johnson. ...
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Robert L. Hines, Sr.

September 1, 1930 - July 25, 2019

Robert L. Hines, Sr., 88, of Owensboro, died on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on a farm near Whitesville on September 1, 1930, to the late Leslie B. and Della Mae Sinnett Hines and moved to Owensboro when he was 11 years old. Robert received his B. S. Degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and in Law from the University of...
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May Dempsey Taylor

September 20, 1931 - July 25, 2019

May Dempsey Taylor, 87, of Owensboro passed to her heavenly home Thursday, July 25 at Signature Healthcare-Hillcrest. May was born in Gastonia, North Carolina to the late Clarence "Jack" and Ruth H. Gordon Dempsey. May grew up in Boaz, Alabama and later moved to Owensboro with her husband Rogers. She was employed in the General Electric office for 31 years. She later worked as the office...
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Rose Ballard Chapman

June 10, 1930 - July 24, 2019

Rose Ballard Chapman, 89, of Owensboro, passed away July 24, 2019, at Riverside Care and Rehab. She was born June 10, 1930, in Daviess County to the late Joseph and Ellen Hayden Ballard. Rose was born with a delicate name and a fiery spirit. She lived a life of simplicity, but she was not simple. After the loss of her husband in 1969, she raised two daughters and found love that would be...
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Charles Leslie Conner`

June 13, 1928 - July 23, 2019

Charles L. Conner, 91, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 13, 1928 in Hancock Co. to the late William and Willa Mae Daugherty Conner. Charles was retired from Yager Materials as a welder after over 30 years of service. He loved his home and family and worked hard all his life making sure that they were well taken care of....
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Kathryn Lynn Hood Klapheke

September 26, 1966 - July 22, 2019

Kathryn Lynn Hood Klapheke, 52, of Louisville passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 under the care of Hosparus. Born September 26, 1966 in Owensboro to Doug and Dorothy Cecil Hood, Kathy graduated from Greenville High School and proceeded to earn an MBA in Accounting and pass the CPA exam. Being employed with several accounting firms, she developed a love of travel as her career took her to many...
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Lester S. Lambert

November 29, 1921 - July 22, 2019

Lester S. Lambert, 97, of Owensboro, passed away July 22, 2019, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 29, 1921, in Lewisport, to the late Hazel and Ida Lott Lambert. Lester graduated from Lewisport High School in 1940 and furthered his education at Owensboro Business College. He graduated from Oklahoma University with a degree in Geology. Lester worked for Pure...
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Jeremy Alan Stone

February 14, 1988 - July 21, 2019

Jeremy Alan Stone, 31, of Whitesville passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 at his residence. Born February 14, 1988 in Owensboro to Larry and Lora Varney Stone, Jeremy played football and graduated from Daviess Co. High School ('06). He attended OCTC and later worked as a technician at Kimberly Clark. Jeremy loved his family and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on diesel trucks as well as...
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Dorothy Mae Hamilton

July 25, 1931 - July 20, 2019

Dorothy Mae Hamilton, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, July 20,2019 at her home. She was born July 25, 1931 in Stanley to the late George and Leonna Williams Hamilton. Dorothy was a Licensed Practical Nurse and retired from St. Mary's Hospital in Long Beach, California after 32 years. She loved traveling, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. She was also preceded...
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Shannon Sparks Hamilton

April 1, 1971 - July 19, 2019

Shannon Sparks Hamilton, 48, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, July 19 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. She was born in Owensboro to Jackie and Delilia Sparks. Shannon was a loving and dedicated homemaker. She also volunteered with the school system for many years before becoming employed as an instructional assistant at Tamarack Elementary. Years ago, she also worked in accounts payable...
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Douglas Alan Wetzel

June 8, 1950 - July 19, 2019

Douglas Alan Wetzel passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. Doug was born in Greenville, Ohio, the only child of the late Fred and Lavonne Krick Wetzel Good. After graduating from Greenville Senior High School, he went to his beloved THE Ohio State University, from which he graduated in 1972. He then enrolled in the University of Kentucky School of Law from which...
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Virginia Mae Staton Rudolph

June 13, 1944 - July 18, 2019

Virginia Mae Staton Rudolph, 75, of Owensboro, passed away July 18, 2019, at her home. She was born June 13, 1944, in Toledo, OH, to the late Paul and Nora Philpot Staton. Virginia has the artistic hand of an angel, and she gave more than she took. She loved the Lord, and she loved helping others. Her family will remember her for her caring and giving heart, and they will miss her very much....
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