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Our Obituaries

Deanna Deane Miller

January 29, 1938 - October 29, 2020

Deanna Deane Miller, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, October 29th at the Heartford House with family at her side. She was born on January 29, 1938 to the late Guy Moorman Deane and Evelyn Marie Siebe Deane. Her work life began at the Daviess County Clerk's office where she met Hal Miller, and that began a life full of adventures. From boating and farming to owning and operating...
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James Dennis "Jackie" Robinson

November 16, 1950 - October 28, 2020

James Dennis "Jackie" Robinson of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was 69. Jackie was born in Lexington, KY and was the adopted son and only child of the late James C. and Mary Ruth Frank Robinson. He graduated from the Kentucky Military Institute and Owensboro High School. Jackie's life was music. His role as a drummer began with the...
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Johanda Sue Edge

February 16, 1968 - October 28, 2020

Johanda Sue Edge, 52, of Owensboro, passed away October 28, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, after fighting a battle with Crohn's disease for 30 years. She was born February 16, 1968, in Muhlenberg County to Johnny and Barbara Edge. Johanda enjoyed fishing, camping, and music, especially the music of Velcro Pygmies. She was an avid fan of UK basketball and a member of HIS church. Most...
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Lonnie "Heavy" Hatfield

December 17, 1952 - October 26, 2020

Lonnie "Heavy" Hatfield passed forward to his eternal home on October 26, 2020 in Owensboro, KY. He was born in Gosnell, Arkansas on December 17, 1952 to Harold Hatfield and the late Dorothy Fulks Hatfield. He is survived by his wife, Patti Adams Hatfield and two sons; Jeremy Paul and his wife Angela of Owensboro and Joshua Philip and his wife, Christi, of Beaver Dam. He also left behind...
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Donald Louis Draper

February 12, 1931 - October 26, 2020

Donald Louis Draper, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 12, 1931 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He had attended Purdue University and the former Evansville College. Don and his wife Sue owned and operated the Yarden Center in Owensboro for 37 years. He was a master gardener and 2nd generation horticulturist having...
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Barbara Jean Haley

January 3, 1948 - October 25, 2020

Barbara Jean Haley, 72, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on October, 25, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on January 3, 1948 to the late James F. and Virginia Whitescarver Haley in Evansville. Barbara was a loving soul whose life was deeply rooted in her faith and in Jesus Christ, her devotion to her family, teaching, making music, creating, crafting...
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Ruth C. Taylor Rock

October 22, 1938 - October 25, 2020

Ruth C. Taylor Rock, 82, of Centertown passed away Sunday, October 25, 2021 at her home. Born October 22, 1938 in Daviess County to the late Ott and Gertie Taylor, Ruth grew up in Pleasant Ridge and attended Daviess County High School but raised her family of four in Centertown. She was a devoted mother and homemaker who lived out the rest of her days in Ohio County. She spent her life in the...
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Murl Wayne Mills

February 13, 1947 - October 23, 2020

Murl Wayne Mills, 73, of Utica, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 13, 1947, in Tell City, Indiana, to the late Curtis and Lillian Jones Mills. Wayne worked as a coal miner operating heavy machinery and served in the United States Army as an MP. He also enjoyed playing cards with his good friends and loved to spend time with his...
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Amber Wiseman

July 11, 1991 - October 22, 2020

Amber Michelle Wiseman, 29, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 11, 1991 in Columbia, Tennessee. Amber had worked as a rehabilitation counselor for Dismas Charities of Owensboro. Amber loved reading, watching anime, was a connoisseur of all genres of music, and couldn't resist a good pun. She believed in...
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Robert Lee "Apache" Sanders

December 23, 1938 - October 20, 2020

Robert Lee "Apache" Sanders, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, October 20 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Utica, Kentucky to the late Donald and Mona Higgs Sanders. Mr. Sanders was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the health department after more than thirty years of service. He also owned and operated Robert Sanders Painting Co. Robert was passionate about his...
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Carolyn Kay Barnes

April 17, 1955 - October 20, 2020

Carolyn Kay Barnes, 65, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020. She was born April 17, 1955, in Big Spring, Texas, to the late Willard H. and Lois Faye White Barnes. Carolyn worked as a nurse's assistant at Rosedale Nursing Home. She was involved with two local churches, The Salvation Army and Bethel Outreach Ministries. Carolyn was one of the kindest people you could have ever met,...
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John T. Smith

October 26, 1928 - October 20, 2020

John T. Smith, 91, of Philpot, passed away October 20, 2020, at Deaconess Hospital. He was born October 26, 1928, in Ohio County, to the late James F. and Flora Ella Smith. John retired from Fields Packing Company after 26 years of service and was a vendor and manager of the Farmers Market for 30 years. He was a proud Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. John was a devoted member of...
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Irene Crowe Bell

June 8, 1914 - October 18, 2020

Irene Crowe Bell, 106, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2020 at the Heritage Place. She was born June 8, 1914 in Evansville and grew up in Ohio County, Ky. Irene graduated from Fordsville High School and attended Western Kentucky University. After her marriage to Raymond Bell, they resided in Owensboro for many years. She was a former member of Buena Vista Baptist Church. Irene was...
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Mary "Maggie" Davis Jackson

June 8, 1947 - October 16, 2020

Mary "Maggie" Davis Jackson, 73, of Owensboro died Friday, October 16, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born June 8, 1947 in Daviess County to the late Joseph Rowan Davis and Grace Ganote Davis, Maggie spent much of her life babysitting and raising children including her grandson, Lukas and many not her own. She was very creative and enjoyed sewing, cooking, writing as well as...
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Bonnie Mayes

May 10, 1943 - October 14, 2020

Bonnie Mayes, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 surrounded by her family while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born May 10, 1943 to the late Vernon and Dorothy Jones. Bonnie was a member of Grace Pointe Baptist Church, formerly the Parrish Avenue Baptist Church and sung in the church choir. She was a member of the V.F.W. Post #696 Women's...
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David Raymond Parkman

March 17, 1959 - October 12, 2020

David Raymond Parkman, 61, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born in Albany, New York. David was an all-around C.B. Radio enthusiast. He went by the handles "Cisco" and "Yankee" and had a huge collection of different types of radios and accessories. David played the drums and was a big fan of the Beatles, especially John Lennon. He...
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Mildred Ward

April 17, 1931 - October 10, 2020

Mildred Ward, 89, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2020 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born April 17, 1931 in Daviess County to the late James and Pauline Bosley. Mildred loved to quilt, embroider, sew and was an avid reader. She had a wonderful family and was the youngest of 11 children. Mildred also loved U.K. basketball and enjoyed taking trips to California...
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Joyce Marie Crowe Bennett

July 28, 1938 - October 7, 2020

Joyce Marie Crowe Bennett, 82, of Centertown, passed away October 7, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 28, 1938, in Daviess County to the late Milton Sr. and Golda Shaver Crowe. Joyce graduated from Murray College and the Daviess County School of Nursing in 1959 and served as a nurse for Owensboro Daviess County Hospital for many years. She attended...
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Brian Keith Peay

September 10, 1963 - October 7, 2020

Brian Keith Peay, 57, of Owensboro, passed away October 7, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born September 10, 1963 in Daviess County to the late Claude Randall and Joyce Peay. Brian owned B&L Automotive Repair and Sales, and worked as an independent over the road driver for 20 years. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, camping, motorcycling, and watching his favorite show,...
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William Clifford "Bill" Schocke

March 18, 1930 - October 7, 2020

William Clifford "Bill" Schocke passed away peacefully at his home on October 7, 2020 at the age of 90. He was born March 18, 1930 to the late Dr. C.E. and Gladys Schocke of Owensboro, KY. He was married to the former Mary Carolyn Owen for 67 years and they had four children. They were married on April 3, 1953 by the late Dr. Robert E. Humphreys. He was a lifelong resident of Owensboro. He was...
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Margaret Moore Robbins

June 25, 1942 - October 6, 2020

Margaret Moore Robbins, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born on June 25, 1942 in Daviess Co. and was a homemaker. Margaret was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved her family and was deeply loved by them. She was a devoted and longtime member of Bellevue Baptist Church for 53 years where she volunteered in...
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Frances Elizabeth "Frankie Beth" Medley McNulty

February 28, 1944 - October 4, 2020

Frances Elizabeth "Frankie Beth" Medley McNulty, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020, at her home with her husband and all of her children by her side. Born February 28, 1944, to the late John A. Medley, Sr, and Cecilia O'Bryan Medley, Frankie Beth graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and Fontbonne University in St. Louis, MO. Frankie Beth married John Edwin McNulty,...
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Wanda Gail Shuck

March 12, 1943 - October 4, 2020

Wanda Gail Shuck, 77, of Owensboro, passed away October 4, 2020 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born March 12, 1943 in Murray, KY to the late Elmo and Ruth Jones, Gail was a graduate of Sedalia High School and went on to become a beautician. She enjoyed camping in the Smoky Mountains, animals and liked to try her hand at crafting things, drawing and sewing. Gail also enjoyed...
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Dorothy Marie Richards Brown

September 22, 1930 - October 3, 2020

Dorothy Marie Richards Brown, 90, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Wellington Parc. Born September 22, 1930 in Hancock County to the late Johnnie Richards and Ethel Smith Richards, Dorothy graduated from Beechmont High School. She was employed with both G.E. and MPD in shipping and retired in 1993. Dorothy loved to travel with her sisters and visited over 75% of the states...
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Wilma Lee Evans

October 3, 1947 - October 3, 2020

Wilma Lee Evans, 73, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, October 3, 2020, her birthday. She was born on October 3, 1947, in Whitesville to the late Charles Rossie and Mary Lillian Wilkerson of Whitesville and was married to Dale Evans on July 31, 1965. As a child she enjoyed horseback riding, and later developed a passion for the music of Conway Twitty and Daniel O'Donnell. She...
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Daniel Frank Loucks

February 4, 1941 - October 3, 2020

Daniel Frank Loucks, 79, of Owensboro, KY passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at his home. He was born February 4, 1941 in Fargo, ND to his parents, the late Robert John Loucks and Lyla Hammer Loucks. He was married to Diane Henderson Loucks for 58 years and together they raised three sons, Steve, Brad and Eric. Dan was a highly accomplished athlete, educator, coach, home builder, woodworker...
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Michael Rae Hall

August 7, 1962 - October 3, 2020

Michael Rae Hall, 58, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Clyde Bud Hall and Velma Christine Yates Hall.   Michael served as a U.S. Army Medic and was honorably discharged in 1986. He was of the Baptist faith. Michael had worked as a chef and more recently as a manager and delivery person for...
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Francis X. "Frank" Russell

August 17, 1943 - October 3, 2020

Francis X. "Frank" Russell, 77, of Owensboro died peacefully on Saturday, October 3, 2020, with his family at his bedside, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born August 17, 1943, in Owensboro to the late Joseph Bertram and Lucy Alice Russell. Due to Parkinson's Disease, Frank retired in 2004 from Alcoa Aluminum as electrical design department manager. In addition to...
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Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Hagan Sr.

February 25, 1935 - October 2, 2020

Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Hagan, 85, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 2, 2020, at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Tommy was born on February 25, 1935 to the late Fred and Marie Hagan. He was retired from Texas Gas Transmission Corporation. Tommy started his career there in the mailroom and retired 46years later after serving as the company's Controller. He was a...
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Holly Renee DeWitt-Vargas

November 5, 1967 - October 2, 2020

Holly Renee DeWitt-Vargas, 52, died October 2, 2020, with her family by her side, in Owensboro, KY. She was born in Owensboro, November 5, 1967, to the late Bill and Betty DeWitt, formerly of Springfield, MO. Her father was a jewelry business owner in Owensboro. Her mother was a homemaker and partner in the business. They moved to Owensboro in 1962. Holly was a vice-president at World...
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Patricia "Patti" Webb Perry

October 23, 1951 - October 2, 2020

Patricia "Patti" Webb Perry, 68, of Owensboro, passed away October 2, 2020. She was born in Bloomington, IL on October 23, 1951. Patti was a waitress for many years and was last serving at the Eight Ball in Owensboro. She was a very social person who enjoyed bowling, and time with friends and family. Patti was preceded in death by her father, Truman Webb; dad, George Johnson, great-grandson,...
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Hazel Vice Blackstock

December 21, 1932 - September 30, 2020

Hazel Blackstock passed away peacefully on September 30, 2020. She was born on December 21, 1932, to the late Ford and Nannie Katherine Vice of Flemingsburg, Kentucky. She met, became engaged to, and married the late Robert S. Blackstock within six months of meeting him in 1955. They were married for 63 years and had one daughter, Lisa. Before moving to Kentucky, they resided in Danville,...
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David P. Hamilton

July 30, 1931 - September 28, 2020

David Patrick Hamilton, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on September 28, 2020, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. David was born in Daviess County on July 30, 1931, to the late Francis Lloyd and Mary Shepard Hamilton. He was involved with racing for many years and enjoyed old cars. David was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. In addition to his parents, David was...
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Havilah Grace Parsons

September 26, 2020

Havilah Grace Parsons, infant daughter of Ryan and MacKenzie Parsons was taken to heaven on Saturday, September 26. Those who will honor and cherish her memory include her parents and her siblings, Asher, Adah, and Priscilla. There will be a graveside service for Havilah at 5:15 pm Thursday at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are asked to wear protective masks and social...
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Brenda Kaye Allen Emery

November 14, 1949 - September 26, 2020

Brenda Kaye Allen Emery, 70, of Owensboro, passed away September 26, 2020. She was born November 14, 1949 in Washington, IN, to the late Kenneth Sr. and Gertrude Pauline Fleetwood Allen. Brenda enjoyed playing bingo and loved cooking for her family and friends. She will be remembered for being the kind of person who would give you the shirt off of her back if you needed it. She loved everything...
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John William Culver

March 9, 1926 - September 25, 2020

John William Culver, 94, of New Waverly, Texas formerly of Owensboro passed away peacefully on Friday, September 25 under the care of Vitas Hospice in Conroe, Texas. Born March 9, 1926 in Henderson County to the late Fagan and Idell Stanley Culver, John grew up farming the land and was later employed by L&N Railroad. In 1947, he received the call to enter the ministry, serving and living for...
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Robin T. "Terry" Welborn

November 2, 1946 - September 25, 2020

Robin T. "Terry" Welborn, 73, of Whitesville, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 2, 1946, in Madisonville, to the late Darrell and Dorothy Jean Neal Welborn. Terry served in the United States Army where he was a retired veteran, SFC, and a member of the Association of the Century (AOC). He was also retired from Texas Gas where he...
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Jerry Lee Lambrich

August 24, 1939 - September 25, 2020

Jerry Lee Lambrich, 81, of Philpot, "Met His Maker", as he liked to say, on Friday, September 25, 2020 at his home. He was born August 24, 1939 to Viola Mildred Mitchell in Flora, Illinois. Jerry was an Army veteran and proudly served his country as a Private First Class/Military Policeman from 1956 until 1959. He retired from W. R. Grace after 28 years as a maintenance machinist. "Brother"...
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Charles A. Brooks

May 10, 1941 - September 24, 2020

Charles A. Brooks, 79, passed away September 24, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 10, 1941 in Owensboro to the late William Sr. and Laura Brooks. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Logsdon, and his sisters, Manie Ann Ellis and Janice Baker. He is survived by his brother, William Brooks Jr., as well as several nieces and nephews. Care by Glenn...
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Stephen Ray Schwartz

August 27, 1963 - September 23, 2020

Stephen Ray Schwartz, 57, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at his home while under Hospice care. He was born August 27, 1963 in Gary, Indiana to Linda and Robert Schwartz. Stephen was a veteran of the United States Navy and had taught U. S. History at Henderson County High School for nine years and at Owensboro High School for 12 years. He enjoyed playing video games...
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Felicia Sue Dustin

January 16, 1951 - September 20, 2020

Felicia Sue Dustin, 69, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020. She was born in Mullins, South Carolina to the late John Edgar and Elizabeth Ganis Mincey. Mrs. Dustin was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church and retired from Saturn GM in Spring Hill, TN. She is survived by a daughter, Kristal Ramos-Zamudio (Mario); a son, Jeffrey Everett; grandchildren, Andrea Everett,...
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Rita Pamela Greenwell Adams

January 14, 1958 - September 20, 2020

Rita Pamela Greenwell Adams, 62, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020. She was born January 14, 1958, in Owensboro, to the late Robert Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Clark Greenwell. Rita was a superior cook and baker, often remembering her recipes from memory alone. She loved talking about her time as the head cook at Mount St. Joseph where she started right after high school and...
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Patrick Lee Murphy

April 24, 1954 - September 18, 2020

Patrick Lee Murphy, 65, of Reed, passed away at home on September 18, 2020. He was born on the way to Ft. Knox in Irvington on April 21, 1954, to John W. and Frances Phalen Murphy. Patrick worked as a machinist at Farr's Custom Tooling in CA and Mitchell's Construction after moving to Kentucky. He had hobbies such as hunting, woodworking, gardening, and car racing. He enjoyed being around...
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Helen W. Aull

April 7, 1944 - September 16, 2020

Helen W. Aull, 76, of Owensboro, passed away on September 16, 2020, at her home. Helen was born on April 7, 1944, to the late Phillip and Harriot Knot Wright. She worked at GE and retired after 34 years. Helen was a member of the Owensboro Quilters Guild, loved to read mystery novels, and play puzzle games. She loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
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Donald L. Crowe

August 3, 1930 - September 15, 2020

Donald L. Crowe, 90, of Owensboro, passed away September 15, 2020. He was born in Hancock County August 3, 1930 to the late Bertram and Stella Jackson Crowe. Donald worked for over 20 years at Green River Steel and was a Korean War Army Veteran. He enjoyed fishing and watching U.K. Basketball. During the winter months, he and his wife of 71 years, Emily, would spend time in Florida. During...
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John E. Bickel, Jr.

July 25, 1950 - September 15, 2020

John E. Bickel Jr., 70, of Owensboro left his mortal body and went to be with the Lord Jesus Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Born July 25, 1950 in Louisville to the late John Edmund Bickel Sr M.D. and Grace Lee Parker Bickel, John graduated from Daviess County High School (class of '68) where he was voted "Most Likely to Succeed". He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University after which...
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Beverly Kay Proctor

January 9, 1964 - September 14, 2020

Beverly Kay Proctor, 56, of Owensboro, passed away September 14, 2020. She was born January 1, 1964 to the late Thomas E. and Barbara Bowley. Beverly loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed hobbies such as camping, reading books, putting together puzzles and motorcycles. She was particularly a fan of Stephen King books. Beverly was a loving person with a helping hand and made...
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Mary Marguerite "Mag" Lanham

April 10, 1942 - September 13, 2020

Mary Marguerite "Mag" Lanham, 78, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 13 at her home with her family by her side. Born April 10, 1942 in Daviess County to the late Thomas Hugh Millay and Catherine Mattingly Millay, Mag grew up in the Knottsville area and was employed as a lab technician at Big Rivers Electric for over 20 years before she retired. Mag had a green thumb and loved her flowers...
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Robert M. "Bob" Potts

January 15, 1929 - September 12, 2020

Robert M. "Bob" Potts, 91, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Bob was born on January 15, 1929, in Masonville, KY, to the late George T. and Ella H. Potts. Bob was a well known and respected carpenter/contractor. He built his first home at the age of 19. Later in his career, he enjoyed buying/renovating properties in the Owensboro...
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Margaret Christina Baucom

October 5, 1975 - September 12, 2020

Christina Baucom, 44, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was born October 5, 1975 in Dothan, Alabama. Christina loved her family very much, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed making arts and crafts, the outdoors, and having cookouts. Christina was a twin and lost her twin brother Christopher Bass, another brother Jamie, and her mother Linda Ford. ...
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Michael Ray Renfrow

March 11, 1958 - September 11, 2020

Michael Ray Renfrow, 62, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro to the late Jimmie and Ruby Embry Renfrow. Michael is survived by his wife, Sheryl Renfrow; and three sons, Justin Burden, Matthew Renfrow and Jeremy Burden. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Memories and condolences for the family of...
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Rebeca "Becky" Horton Renfrow

May 2, 1965 - September 11, 2020

Rebeca "Becky" Horton Renfrow, 55, of Utica, passed away peacefully September 11, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born May 2, 1965 in Owensboro to the late Rondal and Faye Carroll Horton. Becky served as a human resource generalist for Hon Company for twenty years. She was of the Baptist faith, and a member of Living Faith Baptist Church. Becky enjoyed going on cruises,...
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Roger R. Sanders

April 15, 1945 - September 10, 2020

Roger R. Sanders, 75, formerly of Vincennes, IN and Owensboro, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020 in Lawrenceville, IL. He was born April 15, 1945 in Vincennes to the late James and Julia Renwald Sanders. Roger's father was a veterinarian in Decker, IN where he was raised. After high school, Roger enlisted in the National Guard and then transferred to the Army Reserve. He retired from...
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John Preston Chandler

August 24, 1938 - September 10, 2020

John Preston Chandler, 82, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on September 10, 2020. John was born in Muhlenberg County on August 24, 1938, to the late Alvin and Flossie Rickard Chandler. John was an x-ray technician and retired after working for the International Union of Operators and Engineers. John loved spending time with his family, telling stories, and watching UK Basketball. In...
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Benjamin Estill Roberts, Sr.

April 11, 1939 - September 8, 2020

Benjamin Estill Roberts, Sr., 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born April 11, 1939 in Hancock Co. to the late William C. and Lucy Clark Roberts. Benjamin was a member of South Hampton Baptist Church and had been attending First Baptist Church. He was retired from Aleris after 32 years as a machine operator. He was...
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Francis Gerald Haynes

August 13, 1940 - September 7, 2020

Francis Gerald Haynes, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Knottsville to the late Wiliam Zelmer and Henrietta Mattingly Haynes. Mr. Haynes retired from Medley/Glenmore Distillery after many years of service. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church for nearly fifty years. Gerald enjoyed NASCAR, U.K....
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Sandra Kay Layman

November 1, 1958 - September 7, 2020

Sandra Kay Layman, 61, of Owensboro, passed away September 7, 2020 at home after she fought cancer with both dignity and grace. She was born November 1, 1958 in Owensboro to the late James and Thelma Layman. Sandra was a witty and caring person. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and fur-baby and watching U.K. basketball. Sandra was also preceded in death by her companion, J.R....
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Donald Joseph Fischer

April 24, 1932 - September 7, 2020

Donald Joseph Fischer, 88, of Rome, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, surrounded by his family. He was born April 24, 1932, in Rome, Kentucky, to the late Edward and Caroline Dockemeyer Fischer. He was a devoted Catholic and lifelong member of St. Martin's Catholic Church. He graduated from St. Francis Academy in 1951. During the Korean War,...
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Hugh Glenn Bunch

August 22, 1943 - September 6, 2020

Hugh Glenn Bunch, 77, of Hartford died Sunday, September 6 at his home under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. Born August 22, 1943 in McLean County to the late George Latham Bunch and Sarah Ann Towery Bunch, Hugh farmed all his life. Always smiling, he was a kind and gentle man who loved all animals, especially horses. Hugh enjoyed hunting and especially being with his grandchildren and great...
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Richard Stiff

March 30, 1936 - September 5, 2020

Richard Stiff, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020, surrounded by his family in his home. He was born in Daviess County to the late Robert and Florence Stiff. Mr. Stiff retired from Sears, where he did appliance repair, and Brescia University, where he worked as a maintenance man. He was a long-time, active member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church. Richard was...
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Kathryn Pearl Glover Phillips

April 5, 1931 - September 4, 2020

Kathryn Pearl Glover Phillips, 89, of Owensboro, formerly of Calloway County, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020 at her home. She was born April 5, 1931 in Henry Co., Tennessee to the late Jennie Bell Orr Glover Farris and Charlie Bell Glover. Kathryn was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church, the Eastern Star Goel Chapter #104, and was retired from Our Lady of Mercy Hospital. ...
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Thomas Edwin Rice

December 26, 1956 - September 4, 2020

Thomas Edwin Rice, 63, of Owensboro passed away of a brief illness on Friday, September 4, 2020 with his family by his side. Born December 26, 1956 in Daviess County to the late Guy W. Rice Jr. and Martha Anna Holt Rice, Tommy graduated from Owensboro High School (class of '74). He was raised in and attended Lewis Lane Baptist Church. Tommy started his career in business as owner and manager of...
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Aliene Baker

January 30, 1921 - September 4, 2020

Aliene Baker, 99, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Signature Healthcare---Hillcrest. She was born January 30, 1921 in Los Angeles, California to the late Lewis and Lillian Hays. Aliene had been a secretary for her husband at the Malco Theaters for many years. She was a member of the Temple Adath Israel, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and enjoyed playing...
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Robert Lynn Hood

June 4, 1950 - September 2, 2020

Robert L. "Bobby" Hood, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 4, 1950 in Daviess Co. to the late Norman Thomas Hood, Sr. and Annette Jones Hood. Bobby was a member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church and had worked as a salesman at Tapp Motors for years. He enjoyed golfing and had attended Gulf Coast Junior College on a...
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Marjorie Louise Whitney

October 25, 1935 - September 2, 2020

Marjorie Louise Whitney, 84, of Owensboro, passed away September 2, 2020, at home with her family by her side. She was born October 25, 1935, in Daviess County to the late William Delbert Thompson Sr. and Lillie Tackett Thompson. Marjorie was of the Catholic faith and a member of Immaculate Catholic Church. She was employed at Commonwealth Aluminum from which she retired after 26 years. Margie...
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Barry Dean Vollman

March 2, 1952 - September 1, 2020

Barry Dean Vollman, 68, of Owensboro passed away September 1, 2020 at home. He was born in Owensboro to the late F.G. Jr. and Louise Mattingly. Barry retired from Fields Packing and had hobbies such as making knives, fishing, and putting together models. Barry was also preceded in death by his wife, Alisa Vollman and son, Joseph Vollman. He is survived by his sisters, Kim Payne (Ronnie) of...
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Declan Christopher-James Gomez-Alvarez

August 31, 2020 - August 31, 2020

Declan Christopher-James Gomez-Alvarez, infant son of Jose Gomez-Alvarez and Chyanne Porter, passed away August 31, 2020. He is survived by his parents and siblings. Declan was preceded in death by an uncle, Christopher Carie. Services are private. Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be given to the family by visiting...
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Larry L. Field

October 18, 1941 - August 31, 2020

Larry L. Field, 78, of Philpot, passed away August 31, 2020. He was born October 18, 1941 in Owensboro to the late Frank H. "Popsie" and Dorothy Field. Larry worked for 47 years at Kroger as a meat cutter and was a member of the Sunset Cruisers Car Club. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the rest of his family. Larry was also preceded in death by...
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Almeda Kathryn Chenault

March 2, 1928 - August 31, 2020

On Monday, August 31, 2020, Almeda "Gi-Gi" Kathryn Chenault, loving wife and mother of three children, passed way at home at the amazing age of 92. Almeda was born on March 2, 1928, in Detroit, MI to the late James and Almeda Leishman. On July 18, 1947, she married the love of her life Murvel James Chenault, Jr.. They raised two sons, David and Keith, and one daughter Alicia. Almeda was...
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Phyllis Tait Payne

April 8, 1932 - August 31, 2020

Phyllis Tait Payne, 88, of Owensboro, passed away August 31, 2020. She was born April 8, 1932 in White County, IL, to the late Hubert and Wilma Bulkley Tait. Phyllis worked at the Executive INN for 20 years, and at Gabe's Restaurant for 20 years. Before she became sick, she also enjoyed volunteering at the hospital a few days a week, whether it was working in the gift shop, or visiting with...
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John Brad Tidner

January 15, 1951 - August 31, 2020

John Brad Tidner, 69, of Owensboro passed away Monday, August 31 at his home. Born January 15, 1951 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Raymond and Margaret Lantrip Tidner, John graduated from Bosse High School then received his B.A. from Wabash College where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. After graduation, John took some time to tour Europe then served with the Peace Corp in...
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David C. Fowler

July 30, 1953 - August 30, 2020

David C. Fowler, 67, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, August 30 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born July 30, 1953 in Daviess County to the late William "Bill" and Josephine "Jo" Hampton Fowler, David graduated from Owensboro High School (class of 1971) and received his B.A. from Centre College then his law degree from U of L Brandeis School of Law. He served both in private practice...
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Joyce A. Nelson Kuhlman

February 1, 1933 - August 29, 2020

Joyce A. Nelson Kuhlman, 87, ended her journey on earth on August 29, 2020, and went home to be with our Lord. She no longer feels the pain and confusion she felt for so long, and now walks in peace with Jesus. Joyce was preceded in death by her mother and father, Minne and Harry Kuhlman, and sisters, Dorris and Betty. She leaves behind her son Kip and his fiancé Josie, daughter Patti and...
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David E. Simpson

August 2, 1936 - August 28, 2020

David E. Simpson, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Heartford House. He was born August 2, 1936, in Hawesville, to the late Oscar and Marie Rhoads Simpson. David was retired from the United States Navy where he served for 20 years, and also retired from Martin Marietta (Commonwealth Aluminum), currently Aleris. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. David enjoyed...
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Charles Edward Thompson

June 17, 1936 - August 27, 2020

Charles Edward Thompson, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 17, 1936, in Owensboro, to the late Joseph and Annabell Wimsatt Thompson. Charles was the CEO and General Manager of the Green River Area Federal Credit Union. He served a number of years as a member of the Kentucky Credit Union League, serving two years as the...
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Wesley B. Roach, Jr.

August 30, 1946 - August 26, 2020

Wesley B. Roach Jr, 73, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on August 26, 2020. Wesley was born in Daviess County on August 30, 1946, to the late Wesley B. and Mildred Welsh Roach Sr. Wesley was of the Baptist faith and loved gospel music. He loved to play the guitar and mandolin while singing both gospel and bluegrass songs. Wesley was never officially in a band but spent a lot of time...
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Frank "Jay" Murry, Jr.

August 31, 1954 - August 26, 2020

Frank "Jay" Murry Jr., 65, of Owensboro, passed on August 26, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born August 31, 1954, in Lancaster, PA, to the late Frank Sr. and Flora Weber Murry. Jay enjoyed building and flying model airplanes and loved cats. He will be remembered for being a dedicated and hard worker. Jay is survived by his sisters, Lee (Rudy) Vallandingham, of Owensboro,...
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Melvin Ray Powers

July 4, 1958 - August 25, 2020

Melvin Ray Powers, 62, passed away Aug. 25, 2020, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Owensboro on July 4, 1958 to the late Nell and Melvin Powers. Most of his life was spent here in Owensboro, surrounded by family and friends. Melvin was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend to all that he met. Melvin was a hard-working and loving man...
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James "Jim" Coon

July 25, 1948 - August 23, 2020

James "Jim" Coon, 72, of Boonville, IN, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born July 25, 1948, in Owensboro, to the late James and Ocie "Odena" Rickard Coon. Jim served in the Vietnam War as a veteran of the United States Army and worked as a Mental Health Tech for the State of Illinois. He was also a big fan of the Chicago Cubs. Along with his...
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Bettie Sue Roberts Henderson

September 26, 1929 - August 23, 2020

Bettie Sue Roberts Henderson, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the Heartford House surrounded by her family. She was born September 26, 1929, in Daviess County, to the late Otto and Guyola Knight Roberts. Bettie graduated from Daviess County High School in 1948 as Salutatorian. She worked for General Electric before becoming the secretary for Maceo School. She then retired...
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W. Dale Guyer, Jr.

July 27, 1940 - August 22, 2020

W. Dale Guyer, Jr, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 27, 1940 in LaPorte, Indiana to the late Walter Dale Guyer, Sr. and Marion Marshall Guyer. Mr. Guyer grew up in LaPorte, Indiana. He was a graduate of LaPorte High School and Purdue University School of Pharmacy. Immediately following college, he spent a few years...
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Judy Faye Hagan

August 21, 1947 - August 21, 2020

Judy Faye Hagan, 73, of Owensboro passed away Friday, August 21 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born August 21, 1947 in Daviess County to the late William "Bill" and Helen Shain Gillaspie, Judy attended Daviess County High School. She was a kind hearted, compassionate woman who cared for her aging parents until they passed away. Her door was always open for anyone in need. She enjoyed...
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Louella Winkler Aull

August 21, 2020

Louella Winkler Aull of Owensboro passed away at the Carmel Home Friday, August 21, 2020. She was born in Daviess County to the late Cletus and Myrtle Gilmore Winkler. Louella was devoted to her husband and children; her family was her life. She also entered nursing school at the age of fifty-one and worked in home health care for many years. Louella was an active and longtime member of the...
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Sandra Childers Bennett

October 2, 1950 - August 21, 2020

Sandra Childers Bennett, 69, of Owensboro, passed away August 21, 2020, at home surrounded by her family. She was born October 2, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Robert and Bettie Childers. Sandra graduated Owensboro High School in 1968 and attended Western Kentucky University. She was a hard worker, spending many years at Ragu Foods, and as a rural route carrier for USPS. Along with her...
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Joshua Samuel Hodskins

August 10, 1982 - August 20, 2020

Joshua Samuel Hodskins, 38, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, August 20. He was born in Owensboro on August 10, 1982. Joshua worked as a restaurant manager for several years. He loved cooking for his friends and experimenting with recipes. Joshua was especially good with Cajun food and barbecue. He also enjoyed video games, vintage comic books and was an avid Raiders Football fan. Joshua was...
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William J. Farrar

November 22, 1947 - August 19, 2020

William J. Farrar, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Aug. 19, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born Nov. 22, 1947, in Lawrenceville, Illinois, to the late Harvey and Dorothy Farrar. William worked at HON and retired after 36 years. He loved hunting, fishing, and was a friend to anyone. William was always there for his family and friends. He would make sure that you had everything...
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Russell F. Adams

July 25, 1929 - August 19, 2020

Russell F. Adams, 91 of Philpot KY passed away on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 at his home. He was born the youngest of six children on July 25th, 1929 in Hawesville KY. "Russ" was a skilled mechanic and woodworker. He was drafted and served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War, later working for 35 years at W.R. Grace before retiring. He was a decorated fisherman and avid outdoorsman,...
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Alice Mae Boone

February 28, 1932 - August 18, 2020

Alice Mae Boone, 88, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, August 18 at the Carmel Home. Born February 28, 1932 in Daviess County to the late W.G. and Virdy Mae Luff Mattingly, Alice graduated from Daviess County High School (class of 1950). She was employed for 25 years at the Carmel Home where she worked in the dietary department and assisted in decorating the facility. She was a faithful and...
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Frank I. Carrico

January 29, 1961 - August 17, 2020

Frank I. Carrico, 59, of Philpot passed away Monday, August 17 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born January 29, 1961 in Daviess County to the late Charles Edwin and Mary Virginia Boarman Carrico, Frank was number 11 of 14 children. He graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School (class of 1979). He immediately began working for The Hon Company for 20 years after which he went into...
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Brenda Carol Rager

June 9, 1957 - August 17, 2020

Brenda Carol Rager, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, August 17, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro to the late Robert and Eva Grace Dennison Wedding. Brenda retired from Dr. Ron Taylor's office after spending many years as a caring nurse. She was a loving Christian wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with family and spoiling her...
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Dorothy L. "Dotty" Clark

August 8, 1940 - August 17, 2020

Dorothy Louise "Dotty" Monarch Clark Dotty Clark, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020. She was born August 8, 1940 to the late James Lamar and Mary Ann Payne Monarch. She had a special devotion to our Blessed Mother and prayed many rosaries and chaplets of Divine Mercy. She dearly loved her faith, family, and friends. She served many years as a nurse and worked at...
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Helen Ann Byers

January 12, 1943 - August 16, 2020

Helen Ann Byers, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 12, 1943 in Daviess Co. to the late John Walter (J.W.) and Vernia Mae Worth Buford. She was a 1961 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church. Helen had worked as a secretary for Vincent Hayden Construction Co.,...
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Juanita Francis Powers Somerville

August 15, 1926 - August 16, 2020

Juanita Francis Powers Somerville,94, was a life-long resident of Owensboro, and the only child of the late Alec and Beulah Cahall Powers, who doted on her. For most of her childhood and young adult life, they lived on 1st Street by the Ohio River, where she was witness to the Great Flood of 1937 and the construction of the Owensboro Bridge. After graduating from Owensboro High School, where...
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Evelyn Elizabeth Dean

November 20, 1953 - August 16, 2020

Evelyn Elizabeth Dean, 66, of Owensboro, passed away August 16, 2020 at home. She was born November 20, 1953 in Owensboro to the late Golden Acton Sr. and Mary Jewell. Evelyn was a member of Center Street Baptist Church. She enjoyed Bingo and playing on her Kindle. Evelyn was also a great softball player. She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, James Russell "papa" Jewell. ...
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Richard Earl Cates

February 13, 1938 - August 15, 2020

Richard Earl Cates, 82, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, August 15 at his home with his family by his side. Born February 13, 1938 in Diamond, Kentucky and raised in Sturgis to the late Vernie and Neveline Wilson Cates, Richard earned an M.A. Degree in Industrial Arts from Murray State University. He taught Industrial Arts/Drafting at Daviess County Junior High where he met his future wife,...
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Penny Clark

September 3, 1944 - August 15, 2020

Penny Clark, 75, of Owensboro, passed away August 15, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 3, 1944 in Marion, IN to the late Henry and Lilly Evans. Penny was of the Baptist faith and loved reading her Bible. She will be remembered for being a loving mother and grandmother. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Ernie...
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Mary Lea Brown

May 17, 1953 - August 14, 2020

On Friday, August 14, 2020 at the age of 67, surrounded by her loving family, Mary Lea Brown, fulfilling God's plan, crossed over to be with the Lord. Love of our wife, mom, nana, sister, aunt, and friend will not pass with her. She will live on in our memories and in our hearts. Mary Lea is a Saved Child of God and has gone to claim her place in Heaven- not because of anything she did, but...
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J. Hugh Sullivan

November 23, 1927 - August 13, 2020

Having spent his allotted time on earth, J. Hugh Sullivan passed to his Eternity on August 13, 2020. He was born in Greenville MS to the late James Sellie and Maud Dunn Sullivan. He was a longtime resident of Owensboro, KY until a recent move to Plano, TX in May of this year. While on earth he presided, chaired, was a board member or other leader in 37 organizations from local to...
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Joyce Ray Shanley

December 6, 1936 - August 13, 2020

Joyce Ray Shanley, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Signature Healthcare—Hillcrest. She was born December 6, 1936 in McLean Co. to the late George Hubert and Geneva Mae Harper DeBoe. Joyce was a receptionist for the former Ingram Entertainment Co. and had attended Owensboro Christian Church. She loved watching movies and spending time with family and friends. ...
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Trystyn Faye Leathem

March 6, 1989 - August 12, 2020

Trystyn Faye Leathem, 31, formally of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020. She was born March 6, 1989, in Coon Rapids, MN. Trystyn graduated from Apollo High School in 2007 where she was involved with the Air Force ROTC and was an accomplished artist that loved to draw and paint. She was a beautiful, independent, brave, and creative young lady who enjoyed hanging out with her...
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