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  • Charles Martel Wightman Obituary Photo
    Charles Martel Wightman, 90 Owensboro, Kentucky

    September 13, 1927 - February 20, 2018

    Charles Martel Wightman, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Martel was born September 13, 1927, in Valdosta, GA to the late William Strother and Ora Martel Wightman. He graduated from Miami Edison...


  • Larry Joe Griffin Obituary Photo
    Larry Joe Griffin, 80 Tell Cirty, Indiana

    August 19, 1937 - February 19, 2018

    Larry Joe Griffin, 80, of Tell City, passed away February 19th, 2018. He was born August 19, 1937 to the late Otis L. Sr. and Jessie Hoover Griffin. Larry was a retired Oil Field Operator. He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR,...


  • Carol Ruxer Obituary Photo
    Carol Ruxer, 69 Owensboro, Kentucky

    April 27, 1948 - February 19, 2018

    Carol Ruxer, 69, of Owensboro, passed away Monday February 19, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 27, 1948 in Owensboro, to the late Francis Wathen and Edna Marie Weiss. Carol was also...


  • M. Lee Ellison Obituary Photo
    M. Lee Ellison, 66 Owensboro, Kentucky

    February 10, 1952 - February 17, 2018

    M. Lee Ellison, 66, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, but raised in Owensboro. Lee graduated from...


  • Mary Shelia  Higdon Obituary Photo
    Mary Shelia Higdon Maple Mount, Kentucky

    February 17, 2018

    Sister Mary Sheila Higdon, 88, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 70th year of religious life. She was a native of Owensboro. Sister Mary Sheila...


  • Mary  Helen  Dennison Obituary Photo
    Mary Helen Dennison, 80 Owensboro, Kentucky

    June 5, 1937 - February 16, 2018

    Mary Helen Dennison, 80, of Owensboro went home to be with her Lord on Friday, February 16, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Ms. Dennison was born June 5, 1937 in Daviess County to the late Sylvester...


  • Larry Handley Obituary Photo
    Larry Handley, 67 Owensboro, Kentucky

    March 22, 1950 - February 14, 2018

    Larry Handley, 67, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 22, 1950 to the late Earl Snyder and Martha Dean Handley. Larry was a member of Eaton...


  • David James Gaddis Obituary Photo
    David James Gaddis, 73 Owensboro, Kentucky

    October 4, 1944 - February 14, 2018

    David James Gaddis, 73, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Bedford, England to the late John David and Kathleen Egglestone Gaddis. ...


  • Ben  McGill Obituary Photo
    Ben McGill, 89 Owensboro, Kentucky

    December 12, 1928 - February 13, 2018

    Ben McGill, 89, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018. He was born December 12, 1928 to the late Benjamin and Eugenia McGill. Ben was a 1947 graduate of Owensboro High School where he lettered in baseball...


  • Shirley  Buckley  Crowe  Obituary Photo
    Shirley Buckley Crowe , 72 Owensboro, Kentucky

    May 27, 1945 - February 12, 2018

    Shirley Buckley Crowe, 72, of Owensboro passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Crowe was born May 27, 1945 in Sterling, Illinois to the late Charles and Bernice Buckley...


  • Claudette  Wilson Martin Obituary Photo
    Claudette Wilson Martin, 76 Owensboro, Kentucky

    January 1, 1942 - February 12, 2018

    Claudette Wilson Martin, 76, of Owensboro passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at her home. Born January 1, 1942 in Owensboro, she was the daughter of the late Claudie B. and Edith Margaret Arnold Wilson, was a...


  • William  Litsey  Obituary Photo
    William Litsey , 89 Owensboro, Kentucky

    March 3, 1928 - February 11, 2018

    William Litsey, 89, of Owensboro, passed away February 11, 2018, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Whitesville, March 3, 1928, to Frank and Martine Litsey. He graduated from Whitesville High...


  • Sharon Rita Cox, 65 Owensboro, Kentucky

    July 1, 1952 - February 10, 2018

    Sharon Rita "Nana" Cox, 65, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at her home. She was born July 1, 1952 in Daviess Co. to the late George Oliver and Bertha Ellen Nix Payne. Sharon was a homemaker...


  • Elizabeth Powell Mattingly Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth Powell Mattingly, 96 Owensboro, Kentucky

    June 3, 1921 - February 8, 2018

    Elizabeth Powell Mattingly, 96, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Carmel Home. She was born June 3, 1921 in Daviess Co. to the late Athanisius Leo and Mary Helena Calhoun Powell. Elizabeth...


  • Willie Lee Harrel Obituary Photo
    Willie Lee Harrel, 95 Owensboro, Kentucky

    September 17, 1922 - February 8, 2018

    Willie Lee Harrel, 95, of Owensboro, passed away on February 8th, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Philpot, KY on September 17, 1922 to the late William A. and Jessie Potts Lancaster. Willie...


  • Bobby Newman Obituary Photo
    Bobby Newman, 78 Owensboro, Kentucky

    June 1, 1939 - February 8, 2018

    Bobby Newman, 78, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 1, 1939 to the late Roy and Dorothy Newman. Bobby was a member of Owensboro Christian...


  • Gary N. Stearsman Obituary Photo
    Gary N. Stearsman, 72 Bells Run, Kentucky

    September 10, 1945 - February 7, 2018

    Gary N. Stearsman, 72, of Bells Run, passed away February 7, 2018 at home. He was born September 10, 1945 in Butler Co. to the late Lofton James and Elsie Peay Stearsman. Gary was a hard worker. He served in the...


  • Chad Michael Jones Obituary Photo
    Chad Michael Jones, 36 Owensboro, Kentucky

    January 18, 1982 - February 6, 2018

    Chad Michael Jones, 36, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at his home. He was born January 18, 1982 in Elkins, WV to Kenzie M. and Cindy Simpson Jones. Chad loved music, the outdoors, camping, hunting...


  • Robert  Ray Brown Obituary Photo
    Robert Ray Brown, 82 Madisonville, Kentucky

    September 14, 1935 - February 5, 2018

    Robert R. Brown, 82, of Madisonville, formerly of Owensboro and Norris City, IL, passed away on February 5, 2018 at Bethany Center for Rehabilitation and Healing in Nashville, TN. He was born September 14, 1935 in...


  • Wendell Earl Harpe Obituary Photo
    Wendell Earl Harpe, 79 Philpot, Kentucky

    March 14, 1938 - February 5, 2018

    Wendell Earl Harpe, 79, of Philpot, passed away on Monday, February 5, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 14, 1938 in Daviess Co. to the late Edmund and Pauline Carter Harpe. ...


  • Michael Grama Blumenberg Obituary Photo
    Michael Grama Blumenberg, 68 Owensboro, Kentucky

    September 13, 1949 - February 4, 2018

    Michael G. Blumenberg, 68, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, February 2, 2018 at his home. Mr. Blumenberg was born September 13, 1945 in Potsdam, East Germany and was a veteran of both the United States Army and Navy....


  • Ronald Lee Brantley Obituary Photo
    Ronald Lee Brantley, 64 Owensboro, Kentucky

    December 16, 1953 - February 4, 2018

    Ronald Lee Brantley, 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born December 16, 1953 in Evansville to the late Doug and Virginia Gossman Brantley. ...


  • James Barry  Wood Obituary Photo
    James Barry Wood, 70 Owensboro, Kentucky

    September 7, 1947 - February 4, 2018

    On February 4th, 2018 James Barry Wood loaded up his 1967 Corvette and headed for glory. It was a 1967 because that was absolutely his favorite car. Barry said the new the ones were close but were ruined without the...


  • Elvie Duvall Hudnall Obituary Photo
    Elvie Duvall Hudnall, 90 Owensboro, Kentucky

    January 23, 1928 - February 4, 2018

    Elvie Duvall Hudnall, 90, of Owensboro, KY passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born January 23, 1928 to the late Harry and Gladys Poyner Duvall of Lake Malone, KY. She...


  • Marie Woodward Obituary Photo
    Marie Woodward, 90 Hamilton, Ohio

    April 3, 1927 - February 3, 2018

    Marie Woodward, 90, passed away February 3, 2018, at Woodlands of Hamilton Assisted Living Center in Hamilton, OH. She was born April 3, 1927 in Warren County, KY to the late Charlie and Lola Lawrence East. Marie was a...