Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

Our Heritage

The heritage of Glenn Family Services represents five generations of family commitment.

Since 1903, our family has been called upon to care for the families of Owensboro and Daviess County and the surrounding area.

We’re proud of our heritage.

But it’s not everything.

What’s truly important is what it means to you today.

It means important things – like commitment and experience, integrity and value.

It’s a measure of the confidence you and our community have placed in us, yesterday and today.

It provides the foundation for constant learning, innovation, improvement.

When you get right down to it, it means honoring tradition and respecting change.

If you’re interested in our history, the story of our leadership in service, visit our website at www.glennfuneralhome.com. Click the “A Detailed History” button under “Our Heritage”.

If you’re not particularly, just know that we’ve been doing this a long time only because our friends and neighbors consider us to be exceptionally good at it.

That’s why we’re privileged to be the area’s preferred provider.

And hometown friends you can rely on.


Our Obituaries

Samuel Hagan Robertson

March 12, 1921 - February 22, 2017

Samuel Hagan Robertson, 95, formerly of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bowling Green. Born in McLean County to the late Stirman and Anna Lee Robertson, Mr. Robertson was a graduate of Calhoun High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College. Mr. Robertson was a veteran of World War II having served in the 101st Airborne Division,...
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Martha Sells Absher

January 9, 1929 - February 22, 2017

Martha Sells Absher, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Princeton, Kentucky to the late Luther and Mary Patterson Sells. Mrs. Absher worked as a bookkeeper for many years at her husband's business and other places in Paducah. She retired in 1999. Martha was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles. ...
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Eugene "Gene" G. Boling

August 13, 1935 - February 21, 2017

Eugene "Gene" G. Boling, 81, of Owensboro died February 21, 2017 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Hancock County to the late Milner "Doc" Boling and Lucy Powers Boling. Gene was a member of Christ Community Church, retired from Willamette Industries after 32 years of service, had served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the VFW. ...
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John Outlaw

February 17, 1946 - February 20, 2017

John W. Outlaw, 71, of Owensboro, went home February 20, 2017, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born February 17, 1946 in Kentucky to the late Haywood and Magdalene Tramill Outlaw. John accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a very young age. He was a Marine and Vietnam Veteran and proudly served his country. John was a member and served as Senior Vice Commander at...
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Nancy Jane Crowe

September 13, 1936 - February 20, 2017

Nancy J. Payne Crowe, 80, of Owensboro passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Nancy was born September 13, 1936 in Owensboro to the late Herman J. Payne Sr. and Pauline C. Kauffeld Payne. She was a member of Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church. Nancy had several passions in her life including following UK basketball and NASCAR, also she and her...
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Archie C. Brown

January 29, 1921 - February 20, 2017

Archie C. Brown, 96, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away February 20, 2017, at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 29, 1921, in Letcher County, Kentucky to the late Arlie Lee and Virgie Craft Brown. Archie retired from Alcoa Aluminum after 20 years of service in the mechanical maintenance department. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Hall Street Baptist Church....
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Martine Warren

January 18, 1923 - February 20, 2017

Martine Elizabeth Crowe Warren, 94, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born in Owensboro, Ky., on January 18th, 1923 to the late William R. Crowe and Bertha F. Zoll Crowe. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Owensboro. Martine grew up in rural Daviess County and was a graduate of St. Francis High...
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Eugene "Gene" Crowe

August 10, 1943 - February 18, 2017

Eugene "Gene" Crowe, 73, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Crowe was born August 10, 1943 in Reed to the late Joseph and Martha Barr Crowe. Gene graduated from Owensboro Catholic High in 1961 then worked and retired from the Maintenance Dept. of the Daviess County Board of Education after more than 20 years. Mr. Crowe was a simple,...
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Harry L. Wallace

August 30, 1926 - February 16, 2017

Harry Lee Wallace, 90, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Evansville, Indiana to the late Charles M. Wallace and Minnie Wallace Atkins. Mr. Wallace was a WW II infantry veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a Golden Glove Boxing Champion whose duty included entertaining the troops through boxing exhibition tours. ...
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Edward Fruehwald

November 1, 1954 - February 14, 2017

Edward Emil Fruehwald, 62, of Owensboro, passed into the arms of Jesus Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 1, 1954, in Tell City, IN to the late Emil and Betty Freeman Fruehwald. Ed was baptized and grew up in the First Baptist Church and was a 1972 graduate of Tell City High School. He went to Ivy Tech in Evansville where he received an...
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Donna Mae Fackler

February 7, 1927 - February 14, 2017

Donna Mae Fackler, 90, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. Mrs. Fackler was born February 7, 1927 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Floyd and Ina Mae Horine. Donna was a very energetic, generous person who was a devoted Christian and actively involved in her church. She received her bachelor's degree from Iowa State in Education. Mrs. Fackler...
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Dorothy Ann Fleischmann

May 28, 1940 - February 12, 2017

Dorothy Ann Fleischmann, 76, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Fleischmann was born May 28, 1940 in Daviess County to the late Aubrey and Elizabeth "Peggy" Clark Tromly. She graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and worked at the GE plant and then as an Assistant Manager for Park Regency. As a devout Catholic, Dorothy was a communion minister and...
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David S. Reynolds

June 7, 1941 - February 12, 2017

David S. Reynolds, 75, of Owensboro, died Sunday, February 12, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family, friends, and his beloved Westies, Andy and Amy. He was born in Daviess County to David L. Reynolds and Margaret Griffin Reynolds McLean. David graduated from Daviess County High School, and worked as a payroll clerk for Green River Steel for 22 years. He spent a great deal of time...
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John L. Oliver

November 28, 1946 - February 11, 2017

John L. Oliver passed away February 11, 2017 in the arms of his loving wife. John was born on November 28th, 1946 to the late Jess and Mary Boswell Oliver. John graduated from Owensboro High School in 1964. He received his bachelors and masters degrees from Western Kentucky University. John began teaching at Utica Middle School and later taught English, government, history, and theater at Apollo...
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Nathan Shreve

August 3, 1975 - February 11, 2017

Nathan Shreve, 41, of Philpot, passed away February 11, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born August 3, 1975, to David Shreve and Ruth Phillips, Nathan was a dedicated individual who could do anything he set his mind to. He was a graduate of Daviess County High School. Nathan held a CNA license and was a certified Harley Davidson Mechanic. He also had a love for riding motorcycles,...
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Willis "Wayne" Rudd

March 1, 1931 - February 11, 2017

Willis "Wayne" Rudd, 85, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 under the care of Hospice at the Heartford House. Mr. Rudd was born March 1st, 1931 in Waukegan, Illinois. He was the son of Roger Rudd and Pauline and Jewell Cooper. Wayne Graduated from Owensboro High School, He was a staff Sargent in the USMC and a Korean War veteran, and was retired from Whitehall Furniture. ...
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Wanda Aull

November 23, 1933 - February 10, 2017

Wanda Aull, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born November 23, 1933 in Daviess Co., to the late Albert A. and Catherine Payne Head. Wanda was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and had been a beautician for Mr. Jim's for many years. She was past president of the local, district, and state...
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Mary Ivolou "Ivy" Ward

March 1, 1947 - February 8, 2017

Mary Ivolou "Ivy" Ward, 69, of Lexington, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born March 1, 1947 in Owensboro, KY to the late Norbert and Martine O`Bryan Ward. Ivy was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and loved gardening flowers. She taught secondary French and Spanish for many years and loved animals. Surviving relatives include three sons, Makoto (Jennifer Eastridge) Omoto,...
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Diana Moeller

March 28, 1952 - February 7, 2017

Diana Moeller, 64, of Owensboro passed away on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at her home. Diana was born March 28, 1952 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Thomas F. and Mary M. Dorsten Moeller. She graduated from Ft. Loramie High School and then continued her education at Wright State University, then attended and graduated from George Peabody College for teachers (Vanderbilt University) in Nashville,...
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Barbara Richardson

December 5, 1936 - February 5, 2017

Barbara G. Richardson, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County to the late William and Ethel Puryear Goode. Barbara taught school for more than thirty years. Most of her career was spent at Calhoun Elementary School. She was an active member at both Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian and Pleasant...
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Dallas E. Riley

June 19, 1952 - February 5, 2017

Dallas E. Riley, 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born June 19, 1952 in Central City to the late Thurman Dallas and Katherine Cornelia Jones Riley. Dallas was the former owner of Owensboro Armature Works for many years. He was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church where he was a deacon and was an avid...
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Mary Joan Cecil

August 23, 1941 - February 5, 2017

Mary Joan Cecil, 75, of Owensboro, passed away February 5, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 23, 1941 to the late Herbert and Mary Hamilton. Joan was a scalper operator at Commonwealth Aluminum and retired in 1998. She was a faithful woman who found strength in God. Joan enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, and most of all, spending time with her family. She and...
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Stephen Lynn Wahl

November 28, 1951 - February 4, 2017

Stephen Lynn Wahl, 65, passed away February 4, 2017 at his home in Louisville. Born in Owensboro November 28, 1951, his career was spent in the pipeline industry. Steve was committed to extreme sports before the phrase was coined, a commitment which saw him deeply involved in professional drag boat racing and spending as much time as he could on the water, from racing and fixing boats to...
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Marion Clayton Richeson

March 12, 1929 - February 4, 2017

Marion Clayton Richeson, 87, formerly of 2556 Westwood Drive, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville. He was born March 12, 1929 in Ohio Co., to the late John R. and Early Mae Bartlett Richeson. Marion was retired from Modern Welding after 20 years of service and was a U. S. Army veteran. He had formerly attended the Salvation Army and enjoyed...
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Brenda Kay Whitehouse

February 23, 1953 - February 4, 2017

Brenda Kay Whitehouse, 63, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by her family. Ms. Whitehouse was born February 23, 1953 in Daviess County to the late Carl Hamilton and Mae Gibbs Hamilton. Brenda graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1971, attended Brescia College, and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes. As a talented...
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Mark Anthony Fogle

September 29, 1957 - February 4, 2017

Mark Anthony Fogle, 59, of Owensboro was surrounded by his brothers and sisters as he peacefully went into his mom's waiting arms in heaven after a brief acute illness on February 4, 2017. Mark was born September 29, 1957 in Daviess County to the late Franklin Edward Fogle and Mary Lucille Hayden Fogle Wright. With a heart of gold, he would help anyone at any time. He enjoyed yard work and caring...
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David W. Jones

November 2, 1963 - February 2, 2017

David W. Jones, 53, of Owensboro, went to be in the arms of the Lord Jesus Christ Thursday, February 2, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Owensboro to the late Robert F. Jones and Brenda F. (Clark) Priar. He spent many years in construction work as a roofer. David enjoyed fishing and loved spending time with family and his dog, "Ruffless". He is survived by...
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Robert Michael "Mike" Johnson, Jr.

November 17, 1970 - February 2, 2017

Robert Michael "Mike" Johnson Jr., 46, of Owensboro passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mike was born on November 17, 1970 in Daviess County to the late Robert Michael Johnson Sr. and his mother, Joan Roberts Johnson Whitmer. Michael graduated from Daviess County High School and immediately enlisted in the Air...
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Mary Lucille Hayden Fogle Wright

January 3, 1932 - February 1, 2017

Our mom Lucy Fogle Wright, 85, of Owensboro passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 1, 2017. Lucy was born January 3, 1932 in Daviess County, Kentucky, to the late James U. Hayden Jr. and Mary Edna Fischer Hayden. She was a member of St. Martin Parish, and was our angel on Earth as well as our angel now in Heaven. After losing her first love Ed at the age of 30, she...
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Kevin Lewis Philpott

December 1, 1964 - February 1, 2017

Kevin Lewis Philpott, 52, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Owensboro Regional Health Hospital. Born in Owensboro, Kevin graduated from Apollo High School where he played football and attended Kentucky Wesleyan College where he played on the first team of the new KWC football era. He was devoted to his family and the time he spent with his grandsons. A sports fan, Kevin...
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James M. "Jim" Sharp

November 29, 1944 - February 1, 2017

James M. "Jim" Sharp, 72, of Owensboro died Wednesday, February 1, 2017 under the Care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Jim was born in Bells Run, Ohio County, Kentucky to the late James L. and Estelle Ward Sharp. He cherished memories of growing up in and around Bells Run and Bells Run Baptist Church where he belonged to Boy Scouts and celebrated many life events. He was proud of that heritage...
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Roy Leigh Emmick

August 10, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Roy Leigh Emmick, 89, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Owensboro Center. He was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Caneyville to the late Roy Lee and Elizabeth Leigh Emmick. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran during the Korean War era and had served as president of the Daviess County Lions Club for two years. Roy retired from the Federal Land Bank as a regional president. He was of the...
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Wilda C. Matthis

February 5, 1946 - February 1, 2017

Wilda C. Matthis, 70, of Owensboro passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born on February 5, 1946 to the late John Wendell Calhoun and Martine Warren Calhoun of St. Joseph and graduated from Mount St. Joseph Academy. Wilda was an outgoing and kind person who loved serving others. She thoroughly enjoyed reading her bible, UK basketball, and cooking...
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Bobby Watson

March 22, 1930 - January 31, 2017

Bobby Watson, athlete, veteran, teacher and coach passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Owensboro. Born in Central City, KY, a son of the late Clyde and Eleanor Childress Watson, he graduated from Owensboro High School in 1948, where he was active in ROTC, played on the football team and was a member of the basketball team, being deadly with his two-hand set shot. He accepted a scholarship...
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Shaun Winstead

September 18, 1978 - January 29, 2017

Shaun Thomas Winstead, 38, of Owensboro passed away January 29, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky surrounded by his family. He was born on September 18, 1978 in Owensboro to Regina Howard and Andy Winstead. Shaun loved spending time with family and friends but more than anything he loved being a father to his daughters. Shaun was an unforgettable man and never met a stranger. ...
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Nancy J. Ebelhar

June 26, 1944 - January 29, 2017

Nancy Ebelhar, 72, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Ebelhar was born June 26, 1944 in Waterloo, Iowa to Don and Jean Wannemaker Kelly. Nancy was a kind and sharing soul. Before being prevented by medical reasons, Nancy found much enjoyment on the golf course. She started working in the home mortgage business with Cardinal Federal and...
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Teri Ann Hancock

September 9, 1960 - January 25, 2017

Teri Ann Hancock, 56, of Henderson, passed away January 25, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born September 9, 1960 in Owensboro to Billy and Paula Stone. Teri graduated from Daviess County High School in 1978 and then went on to earn a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Brescia University. She worked at Columbia Sportswear Distribution Center as their...
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June Marie Moser Parker

August 1, 1930 - January 25, 2017

June Marie Moser Parker, 86, of Owensboro died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Signature Healthcare. She was born in Cabot, PA on August 1, 1930 to the late Alfred J. and Margaret Kelly Moser. June was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, had graduated in 1948 from DUFF Iron City College with a business and accounting degree and was co-owner of Owensboro City Transfer with her...
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Steven Douglas Long

October 11, 1962 - January 24, 2017

Steven Douglas Long, 54, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 11, 1962 in Covington. Steve was a salesman for 25 years with Tapp Motors and a member of Owensboro Christian Church. He was a longtime member of the Owensboro Jaycees and was an avid cook and had Rockett Brothers Catering and then Elmo Rockett's Custom...
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Betty Ruth Jackson

October 23, 1931 - January 21, 2017

Betty Ruth Jackson, formerly of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away on January 21st in Olney, Maryland, at the age of 85. She was born October 23, 1931in Daviess Co. to the late Homer and Ruth Smith Ford, and was also preceded in death by her brother James and her sister Joanne. Betty Ruth was born in Owensboro and graduated from Owensboro High School and the Bowling Green Business College. ...
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Walker Earle Meacham

August 16, 1924 - January 21, 2017

Walker Earle Meacham, 92, of Owensboro died Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born August 16, 1924 in Memphis, TN, the son of William Earle and Muriel Moore Meacham (Weisiger). He served for three years in the Army Corps of Engineers during WWII, including one year in the ETO, and was a Master Sergeant when discharged in 1946. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, with a...
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Charles Edward Griffith, Sr.

May 24, 1936 - January 20, 2017

Charles Edward Griffith, Sr., 81, of Owensboro, passed away January 20, 2017 at home. He was born in Owensboro, May 24, 1936 to the late Thurman and Annie Griffith. Charles was a carpenter by trade and worked very hard. He spent 25 years with Purcell Builder before his retirement. Charles also enjoyed fishing, NASCAR and loved his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Griffith...
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Joseph "Jack" Higdon

June 14, 1934 - January 20, 2017

Jospeh "Jack" Higdon, 82, of Knottsville, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at his home surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Higdon was born June 14, 1934 to the late Augustine and Janie Aud Higdon. He was a member of St. Williams Parrish in Knottsville. Jack was literally a "jack of all trades" and demonstrated this by remodeling his own house. He had a...
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Renetta Carpenter

November 27, 1924 - January 17, 2017

Renetta Carpenter, 92, of Masonville, came to the end of life's journey and went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 27, 1924 in Daviess County to the late Marvin and Martha Weatherford Sutherlin. Renetta was an active and lifetime member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church where she enjoyed the fellowship of a...
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Benny Paul Berry, Sr.

May 3, 1953 - January 16, 2017

Benny Paul Berry, Sr., 63, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 3, 1953 in Detroit, MI to the late Hershel Berry and Estella May. He was of the Baptist faith and had worked as a mechanic. He loved drinking coffee with his friends at the Cadillac Restaurant, working on cars, and helping people. He loved spending time with...
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Ryan William Griffith

November 21, 1978 - January 16, 2017

Ryan William Griffith, 38, of Maceo, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 21, 1978 in Camden, N.J. He was a Union Glazer and a U. S. Army and Air Force veteran having served in Operation Freedom. He was trained as a combat medic and was an honor graduate from Quartermaster School. He loved being outside and spending time with his...
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Zack Simon

November 13, 1986 - January 16, 2017

Zack Simon, 30, of Owensboro died January 16, 2017 in Lexington, KY. He was a server at The Chop House, had worked at J's Liquors and had attended the University of Kentucky. Zack loved music and attending music festivals, dancing and camping while listening to Radio Head, The Grateful Dead and The Flaming Lips play live. He loved the outdoors and spent countless hours hiking and biking on...
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Arleigh Childress "A.C." Stanley

September 10, 1924 - January 16, 2017

Arleigh Childress "A.C." Stanley, 92, of Owensboro passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Stanley was born in Pritchett, Upshur County, Texas and grew up in Tyler, Texas where he attended public schools. A veteran of World War II he served in the Seabees, the Marine Corps, and the Navy, retiring from the Naval Reserve in 1978 with the rank of...
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Perry Glenn Starks

October 31, 1957 - January 16, 2017

Perry Glenn Starks, 59, of Owensboro died Monday, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Center. He was born in Owensboro to Charles Edward and Regina McCormick Starks. Perry was a Baptist and had worked for Jagoe Homes as a Footer Layout Specialist. He served his country in the United States Army for six years and then retired as a Sergeant First Class from the United States Army Reserve after 37...
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Arnold Roberts

November 6, 1930 - January 16, 2017

Arnold Roberts, 86, of Owensboro left this life for his eternal reward, January 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Daviess County to the late Otto and Sudie Barnett Roberts. He married his true love, Norma Jean Wiggins, January 16, 1954. Arnold served his country in the United States Army, and was ordained a Baptist Minister August 9, 1959. He served as pastor of...
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George Kenneth Moran

September 8, 1934 - January 15, 2017

George Moran, 82, was born September 8, 1934 in Franklinville, NY to the late Howard and Grace Schultz . He passed away to be with the lord on January 15, 2017 in Owensboro, Kentucky. George earned a bachelors degree and was retired from the United States Army. George was preceded in death by his wife Joyce Moran in 2010; Sister, Beverly Higby; and a brother, Carl Schultz. He loved to play...
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Jimmy "Jimbo" Roberts

September 5, 1955 - January 15, 2017

Jimmy "Jimbo" Dean Roberts, 61 of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Riverside Manor in Calhoun. Mr. Roberts was born September 5, 1955 in Daviess County to the late Harold Dean Roberts and Yvone Ashley England. Jimbo was the owner of Barney's Callas Grill from 1994 till 2006. He loved Jesus and was very passionate about his faith. Jimbo also loved to ride his bike and once...
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William J. Tucker

December 1, 1931 - January 15, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that the family of William Joseph (Bill) Tucker, 85, of Owensboro announces his passing on January 15, 2017, when he left this world to spend eternity with our Lord in heaven. A beloved husband, father and Poppy, Bill was born on December 1, 1931, a son of the late Walter and Lucille Tucker. Bill was a military veteran having served in the Air Force during the Korean War....
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Joyce Warren

July 21, 1928 - January 15, 2017

Joyce Warren, 88, of Owensboro, formerly of West Louisville, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 21, 1928 in Daviess Co. to the late John Felix and Sarah Camilla Beavin Warren. She was a homemaker and had worked for the United States Postal Service as Postmaster at the West Louisville Post Office. She was a member of Blessed Mother...
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Raymond J. Schrecker

February 1, 1931 - January 15, 2017

Raymond J. Schrecker, 85, of Philpot passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at his home. Mr. Schrecker was born in Daviess County, KY, a son of the late Herman and Lottie Page Schrecker. He spent a lifetime in agriculture, retiring from Owensboro Grain in 1988 and raising tobacco and vegetables. Mr. Schrecker was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the 101st Airborne during the Korean...
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Joseph B. Aud, Sr.

October 7, 1940 - January 14, 2017

Joseph B. Aud Sr., 76, passed away at home on January 14, 2017. He was born October 7, 1940 to the late Harles and Mary Leona Aud. Joseph was a hard worker and spent 20 years at Advance Aluminum and worked off and on with Casey's Rides throughout his life. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and loved spending time with his grandkids. Joseph is preceded in death by his brothers, Mike Aud, Earl Aud,...
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Oval C. Coots, Jr.

January 11, 1949 - January 14, 2017

Oval C. Coots Jr., 68, of Cromwell, passed away January 14, 2017, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 11, 1949 in Cromwell, KY to the late Oval Earl and Hallie Coots. O.C. was a member of Cromwell United Methodist Church. He spent his career as a truck driver with several companies and most recently was self-employed. O.C. loved cars, racing and playing cards. He also...
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Eartha E. Aubrey

December 25, 1930 - January 13, 2017

Eartha E. Aubrey, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017. She was born December 25, 1930 in Daviess Co. to the late Robert and Bessie Davis Galloway. She had worked for years for numerous places including the Holiday Inn, Swedish Match, and General Electric. She loved traveling, bowling, working in her yard, spending time with her grandchildren, and being at home. She was...
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Mary Helen Stovall

March 4, 1935 - January 13, 2017

Mary Helen Stovall, 81, was born March 4, 1935 in St. Louis, MO. to the late Reynolds and Grace Hayden. She passed away to be with the lord on January 13, 2017 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Mary Helen graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1952. After graduating she worked at General Electric all while being a housewife and homemaker, she later became co-owner of Lee's Famous Recipe in...
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Joseph Michael Yates

January 19, 1941 - January 12, 2017

Joseph Michael Yates, 75, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 19, 1941 in Jefferson Co. to the late Joseph Wallace and Mary Jane O'Bryan Yates. Mike retired after 37 ½ years at Whirlpool Corp. and was a Union Steward with the I.U.E.-C.W.A. Local #808. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mike...
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Carl Wells

September 15, 1922 - January 11, 2017

Carl C. Wells, 94, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at his home. He was born in Hartford, Kentucky, graduated from Hartford High School and attended Western Kentucky University. He went to work as a welder at Modern Welding in 1942 and left to join the Army Air Corps. During World War II he served as a radar technician, flying missions in Italy, India, and China where he...
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Jean Bell

April 10, 1929 - January 9, 2017

Jean Bell, of Owensboro died January 9, 2017, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in McLean County to the late Coy and Sally Warren Galloway and had been the owner of Jean's Beauty Shop since 1960. Jean was of the Holiness Faith Nondenominational, and loved cooking, sewing and quilting. She enjoyed watching western movies and helping the community with her charity work. Jean...
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Joy Mefford Malone

April 7, 1954 - January 9, 2017

Joy Mefford Malone, 62 of Owensboro passed into the arms of her Savior on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. Her love for Christ, musical gifts and faithfulness during her illness were a testimony to the grace of God in her life. Joy was born April 7, 1954 in Owensboro to the late Durwood and Martha Galloway Mefford. Joy glorified God as a follower of Jesus Christ, a...
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Jarold Bertis Nickens

March 25, 1944 - January 9, 2017

Jarold Bertis Nickens, 72, of Owensboro passed away Monday, January 9, 2017 at Hillcrest nursing home in Corbin, Ky. Mr. Nickens was born March 25th, 1944 in Warrick County, Indiana, to the late Bertis and Grace Miller Nickens. He was a graduate of Rockport, IN High School and was a former employee of the KY State Police for 24 years. He enlisted in the Armed services in Aug, 1962 where he...
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Helen Norris Neal

October 21, 1920 - January 8, 2017

Helen Norris Neal, 96, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Neal was born October 21, 1920 in Daviess County to the late John Granvill and Bertha Sweeney Norris. She was a graduate of Daviess County High School and a former employee of Ken Rad. One of her greatest joys was spending time with all her family and many friends. Mrs. Neal was...
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James Lony Thomson

April 18, 1939 - January 8, 2017

James Lony Thomson, 77, passed away January 8, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Daviess County on April 18, 1939 to the late J.D. and Mary Thomson. James was a hard worker and made the most of every moment and loved his farms. He and his wife owned Thomson Machinery Co., worked with the coal industry and was a cattle farmer. James was a member of First General...
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Helen Louise Smith "Lou" Scherm

April 5, 1922 - January 6, 2017

Helen Louise Smith "Lou' Scherm, 94, of Henderson, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2016 at Redbanks Nursing Home in Henderson. She was born April 5, 1922 in Daviess Co. to the late Ben and Mary Beatrice Culver Smith. Lou was the youngest of nine children. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and had worked at General Electric. Lou enjoyed reading, cooking, crocheting, and...
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Hubert E. Husk

July 7, 1926 - January 4, 2017

Hubert E. Husk, 90, of Maceo, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at his home. He was born July 7, 1926 in Daviess Co. to the late Lawson and Eva Roberts Husk. Hubert had worked in farming and at Fields Packing Co. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed coonhunting and riding horses. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gilbert and J. L. Husk, and a sister, Clara Mae Barnett....
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Margaret Buckman Nally

September 20, 1927 - January 4, 2017

Margaret Buckman Nally, 89, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Nally was born September 20, 1927 in Uniontown, Kentucky to the late Leroy and Carman Waggener Buckman. Margaret was a fun-loving person and a jokester who loved music and singing. While never having children of her own, she was a "mother" to many, always ready to take care...
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James A. "Jim" McDaniel

March 16, 1941 - January 4, 2017

James Allen McDaniel, 75, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Signature Health Care Hillcrest. He was born in Daviess County to the late Thomas E. and Grace M. Long McDaniel. Jim was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retired boilermaker. He was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Ebelhar and brothers, Jerry, Larry and George McDaniel. Jim is survived by sisters,...
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Virginia Nell Wallace

June 28, 1929 - January 2, 2017

Virginia Nell Wallace, 87, of Owensboro, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Muhlenberg County to the late Clyde and Virgie Mae Latham Wood. Virginia was a homemaker who was gifted in both quilting and crocheting. She was a good Christian lady, devout in her faith with a love of gospel music. Family was everything to Virginia, and she found her...
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Joyce Myles Settle

January 28, 1935 - January 2, 2017

Joyce Myles Settle, 81, passed away January 2, 2017 at home. Joyce was born January 28, 1935 to the late Herman and Clara Myles. She loved her family and enjoyed hobbies such as reading, watching UK basketball and spent a lot of time watching and feeding birds. Joyce was a great cook and was also a past member of the Eastern Stars. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Settle;...
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Amelia Stovall McDonald

February 20, 1923 - January 2, 2017

Amelia Genon Stovall McDonald, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 20, 1923 in Muhlenburg Co., to the late Althe and Dovie Noffsinger Stovall. Amelia was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church where she served on various committees. She was retired from General Electric after 43 years. She was a member of the Maceo...
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Dana T. Tichenor

June 8, 1947 - January 1, 2017

Dana T. Tichenor, 69, of Owensboro, has gone to be with her savior. She was born in Owensboro to the late Byron F. and Naomi Maddox Tichenor. Dana was a retired Chapter 1/Title 1 Remedial Math and Reading Teacher. Most of her career was spent in Ohio County Schools where she taught at nearly every elementary school. In her early years Mrs. Tichenor also taught at Van Voorhis Elementary School...
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Patty Ruth Henry

February 29, 1940 - January 1, 2017

Patty Ruth Henry, 76, of Owensboro, passed peacefully in her sleep January 1, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro to the late Bill and Nannie Maglinger Henry. She was preceded in death by her siblings, John, Bill, Hewitt "Hooker" and Jimmy Henry, Flora McCaslin and Rachael Girten. She is survived by her siblings, Bonnie Walker of Fort Worth, TX,...
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John Dennis Youpatoff

August 21, 1946 - December 30, 2016

John Dennis Youpatoff, 70, of Owensboro passed away Friday, December 30,2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Passaic, New Jersey to the late John and Marion Youpatoff, Jr. He lived in Garfield, New Jersey where he was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church. At seventeen John began attending Western Kentucky University where he graduated magna cum laude with his Bachelor of...
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Ilene B. Pinkston

April 28, 1927 - December 29, 2016

Ilene Bartlett Pinkston, 89, of Heartland Villa in Lewisport, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 28, 1927 in Ohio Co. to the late Rosel Bartlett and Pearl Bozarth Crowe. Ilene was the former co-owner of X-L Welding Co. and was a member of Good Shepherd Church. She loved being on the water, working wordfind books, her dogs, and...
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Margaret Varble

June 21, 1939 - December 27, 2016

Margaret Rose Chapman Varble, of Owensboro, passed away December 27, 2016 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Detroit, MI to the late Rufus and Margaret Snead Chapman. Margaret was a long-time member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Rusty Varble; sisters, Faye Gardner, Wanda Phillips; and nephew, Curtis Terry. ...
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Sidney E. Dalton

December 19, 1939 - December 26, 2016

Sidney E. Dalton, 77, of Owensboro passed away Monday December 26, 2016 at his home. Sid was born in Ohio County, Kentucky and graduated from Fordsville High School in 1957. He then enrolled in Bowling Green Business University, graduating in accounting in 1961. Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Army, serving as a security agent in Japan. After a road trip across the...
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William Darrell Hines

January 2, 1943 - December 25, 2016

William D. "Darrell" Hines, 73, of Beaver Dam, passed away December 25, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 2, 1943 to the late James T. Hines Sr. and Margaret Hines. Darrell was a graduate from Daviess County High School, served in the U.S. Navy and retired from G.M. Darrell loved his family and was an avid fisherman that enjoyed camping and boating. He is...
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Amelia Frances Wright

October 6, 1946 - December 24, 2016

Amelia F. "Millie" Wright, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 6, 1946 in Rock Island, IL to the late Victor and Rosalie Circello Posateri. Millie was a homemaker and member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Roy Wright, daughter, Rosalie Wright at home, son...
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Mary Helen Lee

April 1, 1928 - December 22, 2016

Mary Helen Lee, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro to the late Bertram and Mabel Cook Mattingly. Helen retired from South Central Bell telephone company after more than thirty years of service. She went on to spend ten years working at Daviess County Hospital before her second retirement. Helen was...
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Katie Mae Hodskins

January 29, 2009 - December 20, 2016

Katie Mae Hodskins, 7, of Philpot, died December 20, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County, was a member of St. William Catholic Church and a second grader at Country Heights Elementary School. Katie was a wonderfully fun kid, she loved smiling, had tons of energy, and was a social butterfly with an infectious giggle. She enjoyed playing teacher, doing...
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Bobby Junior Barnett

March 22, 1942 - December 18, 2016

Bobby Junior Barnett, 74, of Philpot, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after a short illness. He was born March22, 1942 in Daviess Co. to the late Robert L. and Annie Johnson Barnett. Bobby retired as a Potline Supervisor for National Southwire and Century Aluminum after 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and was a...
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Yvonne L. Sloan

January 26, 1948 - December 16, 2016

Yvonne L. Sloan, 68, of Owensboro, went home to be with our Lord, December 16, 2016. She was born January 26, 1948 in Owensboro, to the late A.L. and Lucille Northern. Yvonne was a faithful member of Providence United Methodist Church where she served as the church's President of the United Methodist Women. She was a Kentucky Colonel, a hairdresser for 23 years and then was an orthopedic nurse...
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Mitchell "Mitch" Brown

June 4, 1953 - December 14, 2016

Mitchell "Mitch" Andrew Brown, 63, of Maceo, passed away on Wednesday December 14, 2016, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born to David "D.B." and Annie (Gipe) Brown, Mitch was employed at Data Mail in Evansville, In. and a member of First Christian Church, where he served as deacon. He enjoyed U.K. basketball and bass fishing. Mitch was preceded in death by, his father,...
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Edwin Lewis Kruger

February 13, 1940 - December 14, 2016

E. Lewis Kruger,76, of Owensboro died Wednesday, December 14th 2016. He was born in Hawesville to the late Albert and Beulah Kruger. He was a member of GracePointe Baptist Church. Lewis was also a member of the United States Navy and was a life long truck driver who spent many years traveling the highways and getting to know everyone he crossed paths with. He loved fishing , gardening, being...
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Michael Scott Wathen

October 3, 1960 - December 13, 2016

Michael Scott Wathen, 56, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 in Owensboro. He was born October 3, 1960 in California. Mike had been a carpet installer for many years and enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, watching television, and also had raced stock cars. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Nell Wathen in 2003 and a brother, Edward Earl Wathen in 2005. ...
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Tommy D. "Bibby" Thompson

July 18, 1945 - December 10, 2016

Tommy D. "Bibby" Thompson, 71, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Thompson was born in Owensboro and retired from Whirlpool where he had last worked in the lab. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and motorcycles. Described as "the best man in the world" he was friend to everyone and a constant jokester. He was...
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William "Bill" G. Aull

January 19, 1928 - December 9, 2016

WILLIAM GUY AULL, 88, of Philpot, left this earth to obtain his heavenly reward December 9th, 2016. He was born January 19, 1928 in Knottsville to the late Michael X. (Harry) and Mary Pauline Aull. Bill was a WW II U.S. Navy veteran. Have you ever read an obituary and thought "I wish I had known this person"? He sounded like a very interesting man! Well, that was Bill, once you met him,...
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Teresa "Choo" Ling

February 7, 1953 - December 9, 2016

Teresa "Choo" Ling, 63, of Owensboro went to heaven on Friday, December 9, 2016 to join her family and friends. She was born February 7, 1953 in Daviess County to the late Randall Ray Ling and Kathryn Craig Ling. Teresa loved crocheting, Hallmark movies, crafts, and especially spending time with her daughter. She had a happy disposition but was also a prankster. She enjoyed rising early in the...
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Jane Sarabeth Johnson Blue

January 15, 1937 - December 9, 2016

Jane Sarabeth Johnson Blue, 79, of Owensboro died Friday, December 9, 2016 in Owensboro. She was born January 15, 1937, in Ohio County to the late William Thomas "Tommy" Johnson and Mary Evelyn Porter Johnson. Jane owned and operated several retail stores through the years and was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. She was a proud survivor of breast cancer and previously involved with...
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Shelton A Embry

June 25, 1939 - December 9, 2016

Shelton A Embry, 77, of Owensboro passed away Friday, December 9, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born in Butler County, KY, he had retired as a heavy equipment operator for Owensboro Municipal Utilities after 32 years. Mr. Embry was of the Baptist faith. He loved his wife and valued the time he spent with his family, especially playing with the grandkids, fishing at the lake, and...
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Dorothy Marie Hagan Aud

May 25, 1927 - December 8, 2016

Dorothy Marie Hagan "Dot" Aud, 89, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Carmel Home. She was born May 25, 1927, in Whitesville, KY to Robert and Virginia Russelburghe Hagan. The family moved to Owensboro in 1943. She was employed for 46 years at Ken-Rad, General Electric (Local #783) and MPD, where she served as a group leader. She later worked for various demo companies,...
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Michael Lee Smith

August 16, 1943 - December 8, 2016

Michael Lee Smith, 73, of Pleasant Ridge passed away Thursday, December 8 at his home with his family present. Mr. Smith was born August 16, 1943 in Daviess County to the late Jean B. Smith and Mary Rose Collignon Smith. He graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1961 and soon joined the Army Reserves and then enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1983 from which he retired as a Supply Specialist...
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Joyce Ann Webster

October 26, 1935 - December 7, 2016

Joyce Ann Webster, 81, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Owensboro to the late Gilbert and Edwina Clement Coy. Joyce met Doug Webster while working for The Wax Works and they were married in 1955; she left The Wax Works in 1957 to begin raising their family. In 1964, she and Doug formed Webster's Inc.,...
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Ottrell "Otto" Herman Reisz

July 4, 1927 - December 7, 2016

Ottrell "Otto" Reisz, 89, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday December 7, 2016 at 11:31 pm in the care of hospice with family by his side. He was born July 4, 1927 in Owensboro to the late Herman and Edna (Henning) Reisz. He was a United States Navy Veteran on the USS Providence during World War II. Otto was a lifelong auto body man and was self-employed for many years, and...
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Gerald Adams "Jerry" Price II

September 9, 1923 - December 7, 2016

Gerald Adams "Jerry" Price II, 93, was called home by God, Wednesday, December 07, 2016 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by family. He was born September 9, 1923 to the late Gerald Adams Price and Kathleen Adams Price in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He later lived in Ravenswood, West Virginia where he graduated from high school in 1941. He played four years of football and...
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Scott A. Mayes

September 7, 1968 - December 6, 2016

Scott A. Mayes, 48, of Maceo, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was born September 7, 1968 in Owensboro. Scott retired from Kentucky Department of Transportation after 28 years of service on the bridge crew. He enjoyed U.K. Basketball, hunting, and boating on the Green River. Scott was a generous and hospitable man. He had a big heart and will be...
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Lendol "Fergie" W. Ferguson

January 16, 1947 - December 6, 2016

Lendol "Fergie" W. Ferguson, 69, of Owensboro passed away December 6, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 16, 1947 in Beaver Dam, KY to the late Hardin "Rock" Ferguson and Wilma Likens. He was a baker at Colonial Bakery and retired after 35 years of service. Fergie enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family and friends and telling stories. He is...
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