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Our Obituaries

Martha Jo Gordon

June 23, 1928 - October 16, 2018

Martha Jo Gordon, 90, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, October 16 under the care of Wellington Parc. Mrs. Gordon was born June 23, 1928 in Daviess County to the late C. Bennett and Archie Richardson Beloat. Martha was a quiet and reserved person but very generous and family oriented. She was also an immaculate housekeeper and a great cook. Large family Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings were...
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Patricia Ann Fentress Stevens

October 23, 1949 - October 14, 2018

Patricia Ann Fentress Stevens, 68, of Falls of Rough, passed away Sunday October 14, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 23, 1949 and adopted and raised by Paul and Marguerite Comber Fentress. Patty worked for many years as a Human Resources Manager for W.R. Grace and Alumax Aluminum. She enjoyed being a Mary Kay representative and never met a...
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Bevery Sutton

January 13, 1944 - October 14, 2018

Beverly Jean Sutton, 74, of Owensboro passed away October 14, 2018. Beverly was born on January 13, 1944, in Tacoma Park MD to the late Edward and Lillian Burgess. Betty loved playing slot machines, listening to music, shopping, and going to Red Lobster. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Sutton Jr. Survivors include her sons Samuel Keith Sutton and Seth Ashby Sutton both of...
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Alpha Jo Scott Luallen

April 18, 1938 - October 13, 2018

Alpha Jo Scott Luallen, 80, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at home surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late James Haley Scott and Eli Alpha Basham Scott. Alpha Jo grew up in Columbia, Tennessee where she graduated from Columbia High School in 1956. She attended Transylvania University where she was crowned Miss Transylvania in 1960. Alpha Jo...
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James "Jim" Kelso, Jr.

March 6, 1961 - October 12, 2018

James "Jim" Kelso Jr., passed away October 12, 2018. He was born March 6, 1961. Jim is now reunited in Heaven with his parents, James D. Sr., and Wilma Kay Kelso. and grandparents, Don and Aletha Kelso and Dwight and Gladys Alexander. He was a graduate of Murray State University and attended Macedonia Baptist Church. Those left behind to cherish special memories and moments are the love...
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Donnie Ray Brown

July 15, 1954 - October 12, 2018

Donnie Ray Brown, 64, of Owensboro went to his heavenly home Friday, October 12, 2018 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 15, 1954 to Cecil and the late Aline Brown. Donnie was of the Baptist faith. He worked for NSA for 13 years and also worked at Unilever for over 20 years. Donnie enjoyed bass fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. Most...
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William Duval Bushong

December 7, 1926 - October 12, 2018

Dr. William Duval Bushong passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born December 7, 1926 in Glasgow, KY, a son of the late Paul D. and Willia Mae Duval Bushong, he attended Owensboro schools and at the age of 16 graduated from Owensboro High School in 1943. He attended Vanderbilt University for a year and a half before joining the United States Navy at...
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Marilyn Sue Nonweiler

March 15, 1932 - October 9, 2018

Marilyn Sue Nonweiler, 86, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Nursing Home. She was born March 15, 1932 to the late Clinton and Valice Downey. Marilyn was a member of Settle Memorial Church for over 50 years. She along with her husband, Charles operated Charlie's Key Market for over 27 years. Marilyn enjoyed cooking and sewing. She was also...
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Henry Frasher Moore

June 19, 1931 - October 8, 2018

Henry Frasher Moore, 87, of Owensboro passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Moore was born June 19, 1931 in Hopkins County to the late Henry B. Moore and Noreen Wilson Moore. Henry farmed part-time early in life then later worked and retired from Local 181 Operating Engineers as a crane operator. He loved his family and his God and shared his faith...
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Bonnie Nall Gatewood

June 17, 1946 - October 8, 2018

Bonnie Nall Gatewood went to Meet Jesus on October 8, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was Born to Eula Bennett Nall & Ernest Nall of Owensboro, KY. Bonnie received her BSN with the first graduating class of Nurses from Murray State University. She was a dedicated nurse for 50 years at: Mercy Hospital, teaching LPNs at KCTC, Director of Hospice of Owensboro, PCHH...
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Sherial Ann Emmick

April 8, 1936 - October 8, 2018

Sherial Ann Emmick, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro to the late Rommie Westerfield and Gusta Ralph Westerfield. Ann was a homemaker and worked many years as a bookkeeper for Emmick Oil, now known as Valor Oil. She was a graduate of Daviess County High School and a member of Southside Church...
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Hunter Todd Henderson

July 30, 1996 - October 7, 2018

Hunter Todd Henderson, 22, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 30, 1996 to Todd and Christi Henderson. Hunter attended high school at Daviess County, where he played the snare drum in the band, before he graduated in 2015. After high school, he became a member of the IBEW Local #1701. His electrical apprenticeship and being of...
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Urbana "Suzy" Reynolds

December 10, 1920 - October 7, 2018

Urbana "Suzy" Reynolds, 97, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield. Born in Lexington, she had been a secretary for both the Fayette County Board of Education and the Owensboro Board of Education as secretary of the Mary Mitchell Center. Happily married for 70 years, she and her husband Clarence did everything together. Mrs....
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Earl E. Fort

May 12, 1925 - October 5, 2018

Earl E. Fort, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 12, 1925 in Mosleyville, KY the seventh child to the late James Edward and Alma Prior Fort. Earl had a passion for country music, even playing and singing for many years himself for his and everyone else's enjoyment. He was of the Baptist faith, served as a...
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Robert W. Bowlds

August 18, 1938 - October 5, 2018

Robert W. Bowlds, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on October 5, 2018. He was born on August 18, 1938, in Daviess County to the late Robert Wilbur and Doreen Drury Bowlds. Robert attended Owensboro Catholic High School and later joined the Kentucky National Guard where he served for 6 years. He began trucking in 1955 for various companies, and in 1964, he started driving for United Parcel...
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Patricia Ann Marksberry

September 18, 1945 - October 4, 2018

Patricia Ann Marksberry, 73, died Thursday, October 4, in Knoxville, Tennessee surrounded by family. The only daughter of the late David and Mildred Sneed, Pat was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on September 18, 1945. As a young girl, Pat's family moved to Kentucky where she later met her husband, John, at Western Kentucky University. She devoted her time to being a housewife and loving...
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Shelby McBrayer

October 2, 2018

Shelby McBrayer, 95, of Philpot, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was the son of the late Virgil McBrayer and Ethel McBrayer Richards. Employed by Modern Welding Company for 42 years, he retired in 1989. A WWII veteran, he served in the US Navy in the Pacific Theater for 42 months. Mr. McBrayer served as a deacon at Sugar Grove Baptist...
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Roberta Frances Simone

September 17, 1946 - September 30, 2018

Roberta Frances Simone,72, of Owensboro, passed away on September 30, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 17, 1946 in Lawrence, MA. to the late Richard and Mary McNulty Gardner. Roberta had a passion for helping others and spent 51 years as a nurse in many different positions, and retired in 2012 as a Psychiatric Nurse Supervisor at River Valley. ...
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Dallas Duplantis

June 19, 1937 - September 29, 2018

Dallas Duplantis, 81, born in Louisiana and formerly of Owensboro, passed away September 29, 2018 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center. He was born June 19, 1937 to the late Calvin and Clothilde Duplantis and was of the Catholic Faith. Dallas retired from the Air Force and was an Electrical Logger for PGAC. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Duplantis and his siblings. ...
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Edna Earle Tanner Bivins

February 26, 1927 - September 29, 2018

Edna Earle Tanner Bivins, 91, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Carmel Home, Owensboro, Kentucky. Mrs. Bivins formerly resided with her daughter, Judith Bivins Peters for several years. She was born in Ohio County to the late Jeanette Johnson Tanner and Alney Tanner. Edna was a graduate of Owensboro Technical High School in 1946. Upon graduation she began working as a bookkeeper...
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Charles R. Massie

January 25, 1932 - September 29, 2018

Charles R. Massie, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at his home. He was born in Owensboro to the late Rice and Elizabeth Flaherty Massie. As a child, Charles attended St. Francis Academy. He went on to study at Purdue University. Mr. Massie began his forty-year career in tobacco sales with Liggett Myers before joining Pinkerton Tobacco where he became a division sales...
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Angela "Rose" Whitaker

February 6, 1936 - September 29, 2018

Angela "Rose" Whitaker, 82 of Hartford, KY passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Signature Heath Care in Hartford. She was born February 6, 1936 to the late Charles and Ruby Payne. Rose was of the Catholic faith. She was a homemaker and also a child caregiver for several years. Rose loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; especially her youngest...
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James Christopher Edelen, Jr.

May 26, 1928 - September 28, 2018

James Christopher Edelen Jr, 90, of Owensboro passed away Friday, September 28, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Edelen was born May 26, 1928 in Daviess County to the late James Christopher Edelen Sr and Francis Cheatham Edelen. Jim was a self-made man and local farmer. He was a devoted Catholic and life long member of St. Stephen Catholic Church. Jim loved his family and...
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Patrick "Pat" Joseph Cecil

April 6, 1957 - September 28, 2018

Patrick "Pat" Joseph Cecil, 61, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 at his home. Born April 6, 1957 in Daviess Co. to the late Marion and Maxine Riney Cecil, Pat was retired from Ragu. Pat enjoyed westerns, especially John Wayne movies; never met a stranger; and loved to work on little projects with his grandson, Braiden. He and Braiden also enjoyed trips to Rural King,...
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Florence Rachel Baker Keeley

September 3, 1924 - September 27, 2018

Florence Rachel Baker Keeley passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the age of 94. She was the youngest of 6 children born to Jim and Mable Miller Baker on a small southern Indiana farm. She grew up without electricity during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. Despite the tough times, she mainly remembered her childhood home filled with love and happiness. Flo attended a one-room school...
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Sheila Ann Bailey

November 11, 1944 - September 26, 2018

Sheila Ann Bailey, 73 of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 11, 1944 to the late James and Klytia Edge. Sheila was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed going to flea markets, rummage sales, and her extensive Betty Boop collection. Sheila spent the majority of her years as a homemaker. Above everything else, she loved...
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Margaret Jacquelyn "Jackie" Hoffman

October 21, 1922 - September 25, 2018

Margaret Jacquelyn "Jackie" Morris Hoffman, 95, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Mrs. Hoffman was born in Newport, RI. Life took her from Newport, to traveling the world as the wife of a dentist and career Navy medical officer, to Birmingham, AL where she lived for 40 years before moving to Owensboro in 2014. An artist of exceptional talent, she was skilled in china...
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Dorothy Louise Bowen

September 15, 1924 - September 25, 2018

Louise Bowen, 94, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 15, 1924 in Daviess County to the late Clint and Artie Bratcher Frakes. Louise was a member of Third Baptist Church and was retired from the Canteen Service Co. She enjoyed dancing , playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren, great...
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Alisa Kay Shively

July 15, 1959 - September 25, 2018

Alisa Kay Shively, 59, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Louisville to Robert and Patricia Jackie. After more than twenty years of service, Alisa retired from the U.S. Marine Corps with the rank of Gunnery Sergeant. More recently, she retired from U.S. Bank Home Mortgage. Alisa was a member of American...
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Ina Marie Murphy

September 7, 1942 - September 22, 2018

Ina Marie Murphy, 76, of Owensboro went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Murphy was born September 7, 1942 in Pawnee, Illinois to the late Gladys Morgan. Ina's life revolved around her faith and her family. She expressed her love and affection to her four children, five grandchildren, and six great grandchildren in raising, babysitting...
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Rosemarie Jones

October 3, 1947 - September 22, 2018

Rosemarie Jones, 70, of Owensboro, passed away September 22, 2018, at the Heartford House, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in New York on October 3, 1947 to the late Anthony and Ruth Peterson Romano. Rosemarie valued family above all things. Her greatest joy was taking care of her loved ones. She took pleasure in all the arts, especially music and theater....
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Vivian M. Little

October 23, 1928 - September 21, 2018

Vivian M. Little, of Owensboro, passed away September 21, 2018. She was born October 23, 1928 to the late William and Mary Dow. She is survived by one daughter, Virginia "Ginny" Mee. Services are private. Memories and condolences for the family of Vivian M. Little can be shared at www.glenncares.com
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Zelma Parker Boling

April 6, 1929 - September 20, 2018

Zelma Parker Boling, 89, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Sept. 20th, 2018 in Niceville, FL. She was born in Hancock County, KY on April 6, 1929. Zelma was the daughter of the late Ollie and Edna Parker. She was a member of Third Baptist Church in Owensboro. Zelma retired from General Electric after 38 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Claude Boling, Jr.; brother,...
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Valerie Kay Sims

September 19, 1978 - September 19, 2018

Valerie Kay Sims, 40, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at University of Louisville Hospital. She was born September 19, 1978 in Daviess County to Anthony and Leolla Hurm Sims. Valerie graduated from Apollo High School in 1996 and worked as a Quality Control Tech at Total Packaging. She enjoyed horseback riding and always had a passion for music, whether it was playing the...
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Brian Douglas Sebree

January 10, 1978 - September 19, 2018

BRIAN DOUGLAS SEBREE, 40, of Corydon, Indiana, formerly of Owensboro, made his glorious trip to heaven to meet his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Corydon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Daviess County January 10, 1978 to Martin and Mary Aud Sebree. Before his illness prevented him from attending, Brian loved to go to church at...
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Ruth Settle Fort

September 7, 1921 - September 18, 2018

Ruth Fort Mrs. Ruth Settle Fort, 97, beloved wife of the late Oscar T. "O.T." Fort (1994), went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. From her birth on September 7, 1921 in Owensboro to her home-going, she nourished people around her with love, faith, and music. At the age of 14, she began playing for services at The...
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Karen S. Husk

June 8, 1952 - September 18, 2018

Karen S. Husk, 66, of Owensboro, passed away September 18, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Mayfield, KY on June 8, 1952 to the late J.W. and Linda Sue Sweat Sanderson. Karen was very independent and loved to work, she was a waitress at Ole South BBQ and Moonlite for many years. Karen was a devout Christian and loved Jesus Christ. She was a loving and caring mother...
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Jonathan Bradley "Brad" Oliver

September 16, 1988 - September 17, 2018

Jonathan Bradley "Brad" Oliver, 30, of Philpot, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. He was born September 16, 1988 in Daviess Co., Ky. Brad graduated from Daviess Co. Schools and had dreams of becoming a chef and loved cooking. He enjoyed watching people eat and enjoy the food he had prepared. He loved golfing, fishing, hunting, especially deer hunting, and was an avid University of...
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Brenda Lee Norris

August 28, 1942 - September 17, 2018

Brenda Lee Norris, 76, of Owensboro, passed away September 17, 2018 at Owensboro Center. She was born in Evansville, IN on August 28, 1942 to the late James T. Lee and Irene Arnold Lee. Brenda was a Charter Member of Bellevue Baptist Church. She appreciated the companionship of dogs, especially Dachshunds. She enjoyed cooking, riding around listening to music and loved the sun. Her favorite...
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Mary Louise Bowlds

July 13, 1924 - September 16, 2018

Mary Louise Bowlds, 94, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Morganfield Nursing and Rehab. Mrs. Bowlds was born July 13, 1924 in Daviess County to the late William Allen Feaster and China Mary "Mayme" O'Bryan Feaster. Louise attended St. Francis Academy and was employed at Mercy Hospital then Owensboro Daviess County Hospital as a floor clerk. She was a private person who...
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Mary K Taylor

September 16, 1960 - September 12, 2018

Mary K Taylor, 57, of Maceo passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Taylor was born September 16, 1960 in Daviess County to the late Max Daniels, Sr and Barbara Stewart Daniels. Mary loved and lived for her children and grandchildren. She was a caretaker for her mother and loved karaoke. Survivors include her husband, Smith Taylor of Owensboro;...
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Jonathan Tyler Horton

June 15, 1992 - September 12, 2018

Jonathan Tyler Horton, 26, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018. He was born June 15, 1992 to Nancy Horton and Russell Powers both of Owensboro. He enjoyed making people laugh, listening to music, fishing, and playing video games. Cooking was also a passion of his, especially grilling. He liked to watch UK and Chicago Bulls basketball. Air Jordan's were always his shoe of...
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Cecelia Sue Anderson

October 29, 1935 - September 12, 2018

Cecelia Sue Anderson, 82, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at her home. She was born in Owensboro to the late Earl and Margaret Wade. Cecelia worked at General Electric for many years before becoming a full-time homemaker. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, canning, crocheting and sewing. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, William H. "Bill" Anderson in...
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George Bellows, Jr.

February 11, 1954 - September 12, 2018

George Bellows Jr., 64, of Owensboro, passed away Sept. 12, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born Feb. 11, 1954 in Montreal, Canada to the late George Bellows Sr. and Veronica Bellows. George worked as the assistant manager at Windy Hollow. He enjoyed collecting coins and Hot Wheels. George loved his wife and grandchildren dearly. He is survived by his wife of...
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William Edward Barrass

October 28, 1933 - September 11, 2018

William Edward Barrass, 84, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born in Long Beach, California, Mr. Barrass was raised in Hartford, KY. He was a graduate of Centre College, where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. Mr. Barrass had worked with Johnson, Depp, and Quisenberry and Reynolds Tobacco Company before joining Texas Gas...
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John Michael Peak

October 5, 1997 - September 10, 2018

John Michael Peak, 20, of Owensboro passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born October 5, 1997 in Daviess County to Ricky Peak and Samantha Brackett Peak. John Michael graduated from Heritage Park High School but played football and wrestled for Daviess County High School. He also enjoyed watching WWE wrestling on TV. John was quiet and laid...
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Earl Martin

November 13, 1930 - September 9, 2018

Earl Martin, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Olaton, Ky., was of the Baptist faith, and was a retired electrician. He was a U. S. Army veteran during the Korean War. Earl was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Davis Swindell in 2013. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Nancy Basham Martin,...
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Freddie Millay

September 26, 1953 - September 8, 2018

Freddie A. Millay, 64, of Knottsville, passed away September 8, 2018 at home. He was born September 26, 1953 in Daviess Co. to the late, Pius Eugene and Mary Ruby Seaton Millay. Freddie was a truck driver. His nickname and CB Handle was "Red Dog". Freddie was loving, caring, and would give you the shirt off his back. He enjoyed bringing family together and would show his skill with the grill...
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Marcus "Mark" Ray Payne

July 19, 1961 - September 6, 2018

Marcus "Mark" Ray Payne, Sr., 57 of Maceo passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 19, 1961 to the late Francis Edward and Clementine Payne. Mark enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and playing pool. He was a great back yard mechanic. Mark also enjoyed watching Nascar, UK basketball, and the Super Bowl. However, what he loved the most was...
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Analee Cox

April 20, 1935 - September 4, 2018

Mrs. Analee Cox, 83, retired homemaker, died September 4, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, MS. Analee was preceded in death by her husband, William Merideth "Bill" Cox. She is survived by a daughter; Marceia Cox, Bartlett, TN and a sister Judy Ann Zacharias, Medina OH. Services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation...
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Dr. Donald T. Barnes

January 29, 1931 - September 3, 2018

Dr. Donald T. Barnes DVM, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on September 3, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born January 29, 1931 in Beaver Dam to the late Lyter Conn Barnes and Lucille Taylor Barnes. Donald graduated in 1955 from University of Georgia Veterinarian school. He was one of the founding members of Kentuckiana Animal Clinic and a long-term member of...
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Samantha "Sam" Kessenger

October 31, 1977 - September 2, 2018

Samantha "Sam" Kessenger, 40, of Owensboro, passed away September 2, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Dew, TX on October 31, 1977. Sam loved her family and they always came first. She also enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Her parents preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, Richard Kessenger; children, Ricky Kessenger (Sara), Branden...
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Susan Marie Wellman

August 19, 1948 - September 2, 2018

Susan Marie Wellman, 70, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY. She was born August 19, 1948, in Owensboro to the late John E. Callery and Myrtle Ferguson Callery. Susan graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1966, received her undergraduate degree from Brescia College and Master's degree from Western Kentucky University. Susan was...
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Jerry Wayne Floyd

January 5, 1968 - September 1, 2018

Jerry Wayne Floyd, 50, of Owensboro, passed away September 1, 2018 while at his home by the lake. He was born January 5, 1968 in Grundy, Ill. to Jackie and Susan Church Floyd. Jerry grew up in Philpot and graduated from Daviess County High School in 1986. He was the owner of Window Films by Floyd for over 30 years. Growing up Jerry played baseball, showed horses, and raced motorcycles. Jerry...
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Larry O. Haire

October 13, 1949 - September 1, 2018

Larry O. Haire, 68 of Owensboro passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center. He was born October 13, 1949 to the late Preston Haire and Alma Shively Haire. Larry was a member of St. John United Methodist Church. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a U.S. Navy Veteran. Larry served during the Vietnam War era and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal and the National...
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Ezma Mae Riley

July 30, 1953 - September 1, 2018

Ezma Mae Riley, 65, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018. She was born in Greenville, KY to the late Maymon Lewis and Eula Gary Wells. Mrs. Riley worked as a medical assistant with Dr. Kim for many years. She was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She and her husband enjoyed traveling and fishing. They both loved dogs and in years past had...
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Betty K. Hawk

February 20, 1928 - September 1, 2018

Betty K. Hawk, 90, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Carmel Home. Mrs. Hawk was born February 20, 1928 in Daviess County to the late Lawrence and Agnes Clark Keller as one of nine children. Betty worked on the assembly line at GE and retired from there after 24 years. She loved quilting and was a charter member of the Owensboro Quilters Guild and her quilts won her many...
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Patricia "Dianne" Peyton

August 11, 1951 - August 31, 2018

Patricia "Dianne" Peyton, 67, of Owensboro died Friday, August 31, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Peyton was born August 11, 1951 in Daviess County to William Tweddell and the late Irene Dowers Tweddell. Dianne attended Owensboro High School and married Walter Gene Peyton right after graduation in 1969. They had a son, Patrick, while Gene served in the Army. Dianne enjoyed being...
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Cordelia Bell "Sis" Roberts

November 19, 1923 - August 31, 2018

Cordelia Bell "Sis" Roberts, 94, of Maceo, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County to the late Roy and Edith Mae Morris Bell. Mrs. Roberts retired from General Electric and was the oldest member of Maceo United Methodist Church. She enjoyed puzzle books, reading Danielle Steel books and flower gardening. Most of all, Cordelia...
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Sylvia Ann McCarthy Aldridge

July 8, 1957 - August 30, 2018

Sylvia Ann McCarthy Aldridge, 61 of Philpot peacefully left this life Thursday, August 30, 2018 surrounded by the love of her family. She was born July 8, 1957 to the late Jess and Willie Mae Higgs. Sylvia worked at River Valley Heath Care for over 15 years. She enjoyed gardening, especially planting flowers. Sylvia also loved to sew, crochet, and watch the hummingbirds. She selflessly loved...
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Ada Josephine Bigger

December 11, 1922 - August 29, 2018

Ada Josephine B. Bigger, 95, of Owensboro died August 29, 2018. She was born December 11, 1922, in Heber Springs, Arkansas to the late John and Lucille Abbott Bryeans. She was the youngest of five and had a twin sister, Christine. All her siblings preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph H. Bigger, in 1984 and son, Joseph (Joey) Bigger, in 2017. Mrs. Bigger was...
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Ben Harvey Ferguson

December 21, 1938 - August 29, 2018

Ben Harvey Ferguson,79 of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Heartford House. He was born December 21, 1938 to the late Chester and Pauline Ferguson. Ben was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. He retired from OMU as an operating supervisor after 34 years of service. Ben was a US Navy Veteran serving as a member of the Naval Emergency Ground Event Force stationed in...
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James "Jimmy" Powers

September 3, 1945 - August 28, 2018

James "Jimmy" Powers, 72, of Owensboro died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Powers was born September 3, 1945 in Daviess County to the late James "J.C." and Ada Whitten Powers. Jimmy worked as a furnace operator at Aleris and retired from there in 2007. He was a very talented man who could do many things (except caulk) and always had a project going. Jimmy...
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Lillian "Lillie" Keiningham

February 14, 1936 - August 27, 2018

Lillian "Lillie" Keiningham, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Goochland, Virginia to the late Frederick and Virginia Thurston Williamson. Mrs. Keiningham was a retired music teacher. She touched the lives of thousands of students and others through her thirty-four years of teaching in the Daviess County School System....
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Patsy Diane Hardin

December 11, 1942 - August 27, 2018

Patsy Diane Hardin, 75, of Owensboro passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Hardin was born December 11, 1942 in Daviess County to the late Alonzo and Viola Epley. Patsy was a dietician and retired from the Wendall Foster Center. She was affectionately known as "Granny" and loved visiting friends at the Roosevelt House and spending time with...
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Joseph Scott Britton

November 7, 1956 - August 26, 2018

Joseph Scott Britton, 61, of Owensboro, and son of Joe S. and the late Margaret B. Britton, died Sunday August 26th at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Scott was a social worker for several years with the Kentucky Department of Social Services and later the director of the Owensboro Treatment Center. In addition to his father, Joe Britton, Concord, NC, he is survived by his son, Joseph...
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Marie F. Miller

July 24, 1923 - August 26, 2018

Marie F. Miller, 95, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The youngest of six children of the late Archie C. and Anna Stevens Foster, she was born and raised in Ohio County. She was a graduate of Hartford High School and Bryant & Stratton Business College in Louisville. Mrs. Miller moved to Owensboro and began working for the U.S. Farmer's...
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Keith W. Dow

September 20, 1929 - August 26, 2018

Keith W. Dow, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at his home. He was born September 20, 1929 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late William and Mary Burdsall Dow. Keith was a retired millwright and had been attending New Life Baptist Church. He was a U. S. Army veteran an avid Nascar and drag racing fan, and was a member of the Ensor Masonic Lodge #729 F. & AM. He was also...
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Donald L. Rehrig

August 21, 1934 - August 25, 2018

Donald L Rehrig, 84, of Philpot, went to be with the Lord on August 25, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 21, 1934 in Phillipsburg, NJ to the late Donald A. and Hazel Rehrig. Donald worked for Ingersoll Rand as a pump engineer and retired after 35 years of service. He was a born again Christian and attended Red Hill Baptist Church. Donald was an avid reader,...
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William Stanley Horton

January 14, 1939 - August 21, 2018

William Stanley Horton, 79, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Horton was a gentleman, kind and compassionate. Born in Owensboro, he graduated from Owensboro High School, received a bachelor's degree in economics from Brescia University, and a master's degree in Social Work from the Kent School at the University of Louisville. His...
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Margaret Lucille Frederick

July 27, 1937 - August 21, 2018

Margaret Lucille Frederick, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on August 21, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 27, 1937 in Daviess County, to the late William Lee and Ga Zella Hamilton Frederick. Margaret graduated from Owensboro High School in 1955 and enjoyed going out to eat and keeping up with her classmates throughout her life. She began working right...
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Oba H. Ray

May 15, 1938 - August 20, 2018

Oba H. Ray, 80, of Owensboro, passed away August 20, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Daviess County to the late McAdoo and Mildred Ray. Oba loved children and taught Sunday School and drove the bus for the kids at Berean Baptist Church. He was a delivery driver for Mills Drug Store in the 60's and then was a construction worker and belonged to the Ironworkers Local...
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Robert "Doc" Simone

June 22, 1946 - August 18, 2018

Robert "Doc" Simone, 72, of Owensboro, passed away on August 18, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Robert was born June 22, 1946 in Methuen, MA to the late Ernest and Jane Ordzie Simone. Doc graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa and was a Doctor of Chiropractic for 48 years. He owned and operated the Simone Family Chiropractic Center in Owensboro. Bob enjoyed...
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Ila Mae Townsend

September 12, 1926 - August 16, 2018

Ila Mae Townsend, 91, of Owensboro, peacefully entered Heaven on Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was born in Patsy, Kentucky to the late Sylvester and Mandy Stewart Townsend. "Mae Mae", as we all called her, was genuinely the most amazing person, always smiling and laughing. She was most definitely the best cook, and if you never got to taste her fantastic cherry pie or fried chicken, then you...
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Billie Heppler Hale

August 31, 1932 - August 16, 2018

Billie Heppler Hale, 85, of Owensboro, passed away August 16, 2018. Billie was born in Reed, KY on August 31, 1932 to the late George Dawson and Vera Pauline Willingham Heppler. She retired from Miles Farm Supply and attended Panther Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty years, Robert "Bob" M. Hale; brothers, Leonard Allen Heppler, George Curtis Heppler, and...
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Eloise Hicks

March 3, 1929 - August 15, 2018

Eloise Hicks, 89 of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Heartford House. She was born March 3, 1929 to the late Lennie and Dessie Oglesby. Eloise was a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church for 4 years. She enjoyed watching soap operas, especially The Young and the Restless. Eloise loved her cats, she enjoyed people watching, and getting her hair done. She often relaxed by...
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Linda Sue Carman Martin

December 19, 1939 - August 14, 2018

Linda Sue Carman Martin, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, at her home. She was born in Livermore on December 19, 1939 to the late Samuel Berry and Clara Lee Frasure Carman. She graduated from Daviess County High School in 1957 and worked in the offices of Sears-Roebuck and Co. and then followed working at the former Tewel's Furniture Store. Several years later, she worked...
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Patricia Ann O'Bryan

August 24, 1938 - August 14, 2018

Patricia Ann O'Bryan, 79, of Owensboro, passed away August 14, 2018 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Patricia was born August 24, 1938 in Owensboro to the late Thomas and Mabel Morton. Patricia was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Owensboro and a Secretary Treasurer for O'Bryan Farm Service. She enjoyed gardening, swimming and scrapbooking. Patricia was a former...
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Doris Lee Hardy

September 1, 1931 - August 12, 2018

Doris Lee Hardy, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 1, 1931 in Muhlenburg Co. to the late French and Nancy Blaine Gaston. Doris was a member of Owensboro Church of Christ and was retired from Swedish Match after 31 years of service. She enjoyed cooking, reading, and had always loved the farm life...
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Mertie Lee Taylor

March 19, 1940 - August 11, 2018

Mertie Lee Taylor, 78, of Owensboro, passed away August 11, 2018 peacefully surrounded by her family, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Tompkinsville, KY on March 19, 1940 to the late Fowler and Clara Basil Pennington. Mertie was a homemaker and was very dedicated to her family and to her church, Wesleyan Christian Center. She was also preceded in death by...
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Cathy L. Russell

November 1, 1963 - August 9, 2018

Cathy L. Russell, 54, of Owensboro, went home to be with Jesus on August 9, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis, IN on November 1, 1963 to the late Richard and Lydia Russell. Cathy was a child caregiver and loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed arts and crafts, traveling, NASCAR and the beach. Cathy is survived by her daughters, Meghan...
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Mary Evelyn McKinnis

September 13, 1931 - August 8, 2018

Mary Evelyn McKinnis, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at her home. She was born September 13, 1931 in Sacramento, KY to the late Walker Ashton and Elizabeth Nall Whayne. Mary was a homemaker and a member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church. She loved her church, her family, and was one who never met a stranger. Mary had joyfully served on the church kitchen and nursery...
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Lynda Moore

October 14, 1946 - August 8, 2018

Lynda Moore, 71, of Central City, passed away August 8, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. She was born in Owensboro, KY on October 14, 1946 to the late Charles B. and Mary Hazel Buck Martin. Lynda enjoyed oil painting, working in her flower garden and liked to travel. She looked forward to getting her hair and nails done and shopping with her granddaughter Katie. Lynda loved to cook, she...
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Marc James Reardon III

December 1, 1979 - August 7, 2018

Marc James Reardon, III, 38, of Owensboro passed away there Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Marc was an exceptionally kind person, devoted to his wife, his children, and his family. Born in Covington, KY, Marc was a graduate of Covington Catholic High School, where he played and lettered in football. He loved all sports. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the...
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Mickey T. Walker

July 11, 1930 - August 6, 2018

Mickey T. Walker, 88, of Owensboro, passed away August 6, 2018 peacefully surrounded by his family. He was born in Corbin, KY on July 11, 1930 to the late Steely and Bernice Clark Walker. He then served in the Navy and later became a Kentucky Colonel. Mickey graduated from Western Kentucky University, where he received his Master's degree and Rank I, then continued to be a part of WKU by being...
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John Frank Bramschreiber

January 10, 1927 - August 6, 2018

John F. Bramschreiber, 91, began his life journey January 10, 1927 on the family farm located on Bramschreiber Road near Little Suamico, Wisconsin. Accompanied by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and faith in Almighty God, he traveled as far as Korea and Europe in the United States Army in service to his country as First Lieutanant before coming to Owensboro. He completed his journey to his...
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Henry Thomas Luckett, Jr.

January 31, 1922 - August 3, 2018

Henry Thomas Luckett, Jr. of Owensboro passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at his home, where he had resided since 1952. He was born in St. Joseph, Kentucky to the late Henry Thomas Luckett, Sr. and Ora Maria Pike Luckett. Henry was a graduate of West Louisville High School. Mr. Luckett spent 32 years at Sears where his work included management of the Farm and Home Improvement Departments. He...
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Donnie C. Phelps

January 4, 1942 - August 3, 2018

Donnie C. Phelps, 76 of Pleasant Ridge passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at Heartford House. He was born January 4, 1942 to the late Arthur and Lois Phelps. He was a Vietnam Veteran retiring from the Army after 22 years of service. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Lilli Phelps; his 4 children, Manuela Stanley, Robert Phelps, Steven (Tricia) Phelps, and Angela Behl; his 11 grandchildren...
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Larry Wayne Richeson

February 26, 1951 - August 2, 2018

Larry Wayne Richeson, 67 of Utica, KY passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 26, 1951 to the late Robert and Mildred Richeson. Larry retired from Swedish Match as a senior mechanic after 42 years of service. He enjoyed weaving hand-made chairs, making walking sticks, and creating blueprints. Larry portrayed Santa Claus for several...
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John Dennis Mount

February 2, 1966 - August 1, 2018

John Dennis Mount, 52 of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 2, 1966 to the late John G. and Sue Mount. John's first love was bowling. He was an expert bowler who travelled to Las Vegas several times to compete in various tournaments. An example of John's bowling expertise is shown in the fact that he bowled a perfect 300...
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Lisa Beth Hodges

June 26, 1982 - July 31, 2018

Lisa Beth Hodges, 36, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 while traveling to Louisville. She was born in Westminster, Maryland to Chester Allen and Larita Etzler. Lisa had worked as a registered nurse before pursuing her current career in massage therapy. She loved Jesus and was a very lovable person with a radiant smile. Lisa had a big heart and loved all animals. Through the...
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James Daniel Lindow

February 14, 1958 - July 30, 2018

James Daniel Lindow, 60, of Owensboro went to be with the Lord Monday, July 30, 2018. Jim was born February 14, 1958 in Owensboro to Robert Lindow and the late Leslie Jean Wahl Lindow. "Jimbo" worked as a supervisor at Sara Lee Bakery for over 37 years. He loved life and never met a stranger. Jim entertained family and friends as an amateur magician and jokester. He enjoyed gardenscaping and was...
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Martha Virginia (Prindle) Goetz

August 21, 1940 - July 29, 2018

Martha Virginia (Prindle) Goetz, 77, died Sunday at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville after a brief illness. Martha was born in Island, Ky., in 1940 to Jacob Charlie Prindle and Mary Stiff Prindle. She was one of seven children. Martha's father worked in coal mines and a distillery to care for their family, and her mother grew vegetables in the garden. She graduated from Daviess County High...
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Clayton Roy "Clay" Hyde

March 19, 1949 - July 28, 2018

Clayton Roy "Clay" Hyde, 69, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 19, 1949 in Clark Range, Tennessee to the late George and Jewell Todd Hyde. Clay was retired as a remodeling contractor. Surviving are his wife of 21 years, Geraldine Hyde, 4 stepchildren, Pam Presson, Kirk, Jeff, and Johnny Harrison, 14 step...
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Sister Marie Brenda Vowels

April 24, 1926 - July 27, 2018

Sister Marie Brenda Vowels, 92, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Friday, July 27, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 73rd year of religious life. She was a native of Louisville. Sister Marie Brenda was an educator for 31 years, then spent another 17 years as a parish minister. She loved all her ministries, but was most fond of the 30 years she spent ministering to Native Americans...
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Delma Oglesby Maxberry

July 5, 1937 - July 27, 2018

Delma Oglesby Maxberry, 81, of Owensboro, passed away July 27, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 5, 1937 to the late Onie and Mable Groves Oglesby. Delma had been a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church since 1971. She worked at General Electric for 37 years, and in her free time, she enjoyed gardening and working on her flowers. Delma will be remembered...
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Judy Carol Buckby

February 26, 1948 - July 26, 2018

Judy Carol Buckby, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born February 26, 1948 in Daviess Co. to the late William Eugene and Eula Mae Havener Rhinerson. Judy was retired from Ken-tron Manufacturing and was a member of Christ Community Church. She was a volunteer at the Munday Activity Center and enjoyed reading and making...
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Betsy Jane Griffith

November 1, 1934 - July 22, 2018

Betsy Davis Griffith passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018. She was born November 1, 1934 in Morganfield, Kentucky, to the late James McMinnis and Mary Castleberry Davis. She was a graduate of the Owensboro High School Class of 1952. Mrs. Griffith was an active member of First Baptist Church and was a member of the Martha Grace Sunday School Class. Throughout her life she served in many...
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Richard Monroe Clark

March 28, 1955 - July 21, 2018

Richard Monroe Clark, 63, of Owensboro, passed away July 21, 2018. He was born in Owensboro to the late Remuis Monroe and Elizabeth Ray Clark. Richard was an Owensboro High graduate and earned a degree in welding from Owensboro Technical College. He was a U. S. Army veteran, having served in Germany. Richard qualified as sharpshooter with the M-16 and earned the hand grenade bar. His last duty...
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Janet Kidd

August 9, 1951 - July 20, 2018

Janet Darlene Kidd, 66, of Owensboro, passed away on July 20, 2018. She was born August 9, 1951 to the late Raymond and Lola Barnett Troxell. Janet was a member of Goel Chapter #104 of The Order of the Eastern Star. Family was very important to Janet and she loved spending time with her grandchildren as well as time shopping and crafting. Janet had many canine companions over the years and to her...
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