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

Betty Jo Blandford

May 13, 1934 - July 20, 2017

Betty Blandford, 83, of Owensboro, died Thursday, July 20 at the Carmel Home. Mrs. Blandford was born May 13, 1934 in Daviess County to the late Thomas E. McDaniel and Grace Marie Long McDaniel. Betty was a member of the first graduating class (1952) of Owensboro Catholic High School. She was a devout Catholic and member of Immaculate Parrish for over 50 years. Betty and her husband, Bernard,...
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James Edgar "Ed" Tabor

November 5, 1947 - July 20, 2017

James Edgar "Ed" Tabor, Jr, 69, of Owensboro, went to be with Jesus Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 5, 1947 in Montgomery, AL to the late James Edgar Tabor, Sr and Catherine Boswell Tabor. Ed was a husband, father, grandfather, history educator of 32 years and dedicated Bible teacher. He also loved his farm and cattle. Ed was a 1965 graduate of...
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Scott Patrick Ward

August 16, 1958 - July 20, 2017

Scott Patrick Ward, 58, of Owensboro, died Thursday, July 20 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation. Mr. Ward was born August 16, 1958 in Daviess County to the late Robert and Theresa Hayden Ward. Scott was the fourth of thirteen children who graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1976. That summer, he was involved in a tragic automobile accident where he sustained a traumatic brain...
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Kathaleen Sue Buskill

April 20, 1943 - July 20, 2017

Kathaleen "Susie" Buskill, 74, Owensboro, Kentucky died Thursday, July 20, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky surrounded by her family in Owensboro. She was born April 20, 1943 in Herrin, IL. She was the daughter of the late James L. Faught and Hazel Sprague Faught. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Chuck" Buskill and a brother Donald Faught. Ms. Buskill...
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Samuel Richard Conkright, Sr

October 28, 1920 - July 19, 2017

Samuel Richard Conkright, Sr., 96, of Rockport, Indiana passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Heritage Center in Evansville. He was born in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late James and Mary Payne Conkright. Mr. Conkright was a graduate of Owensboro Technical. He began working at Ken-Rad (part of which became General Electric) before being drafted into service. During World War II Samuel...
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Patricia Ballard Newcomb

August 8, 1942 - July 19, 2017

Patricia Ballard Newcomb, 74, of Owensboro, died Wednesday, July 19 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Newcomb was born August 8, 1942 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late James and Ruby Christina Ballard. Pat was a faithful member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church where she loved attending services and her church family. Pat thoroughly enjoyed her family and friends and family gatherings....
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Robert E. "Bobby" Stevens

December 10, 1947 - July 18, 2017

Robert E. "Bobby" Stevens, Jr., 69, of Falls of Rough, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Signature Healthcare in Bowling Green. He was born December 10, 1947 in Daviess Co. to the late Robert E. and IdaBelle Johnson Stevens, Sr. Bobby was retired after 24 years as a maintenance mechanic with Big Rivers Electric. He was a U. S. Army veteran having served in Germany and was of the Baptist...
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Russel C. Jones

June 17, 1921 - July 16, 2017

Russel C. Jones, (age 96), of Owensboro, died July 16, 2017, at the Carmel Home. He was born June 17, 1921, in Berea, Kentucky to the late H. Clyde Jones and Elsie Williams Jones. He was predeceased in death by his first wife, Caroline Newell Phethean, his brother Robert (and Sedahlia) Jones, and Lou Alvey Jones, his wife of 42 years. Russel graduated from the University of Kentucky,...
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John Daniel Frantz

March 26, 1925 - July 15, 2017

John Daniel Frantz, 92, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at his home. He was born March 26, 1925 in St. Lawrence, KY to the late James Bernard and Sally Jackson Frantz. Mr. Frantz was retired from the American Tobacco Co. and also was a former owner and operator of Frantz Water Well Drilling Service. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He was an avid Kentucky...
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Robert "Dink" Wilkey

April 14, 1955 - July 15, 2017

Robert "Dink" Wilkey, 62, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, July 15 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Wilkey was born April 14, 1955 in Daviess County to the late Bobby and Shirley Ford Wilkey. Dink was a laid-back man with a big heart who loved playing practical jokes. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, watching wrestling, but most of all, swimming with his grandkids. Those left to...
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Mildred (Minnie) June Pedley

February 13, 1935 - July 14, 2017

Mildred (Minnie) June Medley Pedley 82, of Owensboro, wife of Ward Pedley, Sr., passed from this world on July 14, 2017 to a glorious home that the Lord had prepared for her, but was not ready for her on four other occasions when she cheated death. Minnie was born February 13,1935 to the late Joseph Arville Medley in 1949 and Mary Ruth Wathen Medley in 1997. After her dad passed away when Minnie...
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Sammy Ray Riley

October 9, 1963 - July 13, 2017

Sammy Ray Riley, 53, of Lewisport, passed away July 13, 2017 from a motorcycle accident. He was born October 9, 1963 in Daviess County to the late Robert Sr. and Anita Vincent Riley. Sammy was a mechanic for the city of Owensboro for 15 years. He had a heart of gold. Sammy enjoyed motorcycles and had a special place in his heart for all his grandchildren. He is also preceded in death by...
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April Ashley Adkins

June 29, 1985 - July 13, 2017

April Ashley Adkins, 32, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at home. Born in Houston, TX on June 29, 1985 to Neal and Beulah Adkins, April enjoyed word searches, card games, and enjoyed walks in the park with her family. She had a love for all who she met and a special love for children. April is preceded by her mother. She is survived by her father; grandparents, James Ray ...
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David Stinson Rose

October 7, 1944 - July 13, 2017

David Stinson Rose, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, July 13 at his home. He was born October 7, 1944 in Daviess County to the late Elwood and Helen Stinson Rose. David was a very strong Catholic and loved attending church. He was a police officer for the Owensboro Police Department for several years before becoming an industrial maintenance mechanic. David was also an associate member...
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Laura Kay Rickard

September 13, 1974 - July 12, 2017

Laura Kay Rickard, 42, of Henderson, passed away July 12, 2017 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. Laura was a 1992 graduate of Daviess County High School and attended cosmetology school. She enjoyed cooking and the outdoors, collecting arrowheads, and had a special fascination with campfires. A true free-spirit, she lived life to the fullest as a friend of everyone and a source of...
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Monnie Smith Mauzy

December 28, 1927 - July 11, 2017

Monnie Smith Mauzy, 89, of Utica, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 28, 1927 in Daviess Co. to the late Marvin T. and Ora Fielden York. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of God of Prophecy. Monnie enjoyed fishing, listening to music, traveling, and dancing. She was an avid seamstress, quilter, and was a very strong...
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Nick J. Wink

May 24, 1933 - July 11, 2017

Nick J. Wink, 84, of Philpot, passed away Tuesday, July 11 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, KY. Nick was born May 24, 1933 in Daviess Co. to the late Nicholas Joseph Wink Sr. and Sue Helen Keller. He was retired from Green River Steel after working there for 30 years. Nick was a Korean War Veteran in the United States Navy and was of the Catholic Faith where he was a member of...
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Sister Judith Osthoff

November 9, 1926 - July 10, 2017

Sister Mary Judith Osthoff, 90, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died July 10, 2017, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 68th year of religious life. She was a native of Lenora, Kan. Sister Judith was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., until the merger of that community in 2008. Sister Judith served as a teacher in Kansas for over 30 years. She also ministered at the Paola motherhouse and...
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John Allen Smith, Sr.

November 25, 1953 - July 8, 2017

John Allen Smith, Sr., 63, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, July 8 at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Smith was born November 25, 1953 in Daviess County to the late Thomas and Mary Armes Smith. John was a selfless man who loved his wife, children, and grandkids. He worked for over 20 years at Owensboro Brick and Tile and retired in 2014. John enjoyed NASCAR, fishing, playing cards,...
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Vincent J. Ebelhar

April 12, 1920 - July 8, 2017

Vincent J. Ebelhar, 97, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Daviess County and was a son of Peter J. and Clara Catherine Weber Ebelhar. He was an innovative farmer who by felling trees and clearing land created farms where none had been. Mr. Ebelhar was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church and had been active in...
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Mary Louise Wood Sublett

December 14, 1932 - July 8, 2017

Mary Louise Wood Sublett, 84, who was born December 14, 1932 in Owensboro, died at home in faithful anticipation of meeting God with open arms, with friends and family cheering her on in her final journey. Mary loved her family and lived her life expecting to help others. She was an all-around tough lady with a fierce devotion to her loved ones. She was an incredibly positive person with a...
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Kaden Michael Renfrow

July 7, 2017 - July 7, 2017

Kaden Michael Renfrow, stillborn child of Matt and Karissa Renfrow, was delivered July 7, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He is survived by his parents, a ten-month old sister, Kaydence Renfrow; grandparents, Brian and Shannon Alley and Wendell and Penny Renfrow; great-grandparents, Randall Turner, Jean Alley and Clarence and Barbara Morris; a great-great grandmother, Racheal...
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Margaret Emogene Perkins Cook

December 15, 1934 - July 7, 2017

Margaret Emogene (Perkins) Cook, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. She was born in Owensboro to the late Richard Wilbur and Mary Edith Perkins. Margaret worked as a bookkeeper and receptionist for many years. However, she took special pride in her achievement of being mother to Richard Allen Cook, who preceded her in death in 2017. She...
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Robert L. "Duck" Martin

September 25, 1953 - July 6, 2017

Robert L. "Duck" Martin, Sr., 63, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017 at his home. He was born in Greenville, Kentucky to the late Finis and Anna Louise Martin. Robert was a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High where he was a baseball standout. Duck owned and operated Squeaky Clean Window Care for nearly forty years. He loved sports, particularly baseball, and umpired little league...
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Joan Walz

July 1, 1931 - July 5, 2017

Sister Joan Walz, 86, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died July 5, 2017, in Owensboro, in her 67th year of religious life. She was a native of Hawesville. Her former religious name was Sister Joan of Arc. Sister Joan was a compassionate, hard-working and selfless person. She always knew when someone needed her to listen or to share her wonderful sense of humor. She was a teacher at...
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Martin "Eddie" Hermann

June 23, 1929 - July 5, 2017

Martin "Eddie" Hermann, 88, of Owensboro, peacefully passed away Wednesday, July 5 at his home. Mr. Hermann was born June 23, 1929 in Daviess County to the late Frank and Clara Hagan Hermann. Eddie graduated from the last class at St. Joe where he played basketball. He served in the army as an MP during the Korean War and then attended trade school and learned how to weld. Eddie worked in...
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Herschel L. Koller

February 2, 1940 - July 4, 2017

Herschel L. Koller, 77, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, July 4 at his home. Mr. Koller was born February 2, 1940 in Daviess County to the late Dugan and Pearl Nuttall Koller. Herschel graduated from Daviess County High School (Class of '58) and served in the United States Army. He attended trade school and became a diesel mechanic and worked for Whayne Supply where he retired after 37 years....
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Emma Crowe

October 26, 1952 - July 4, 2017

Emma Sherman Crowe, 64, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born October 26, 1952 in Kerrville, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Elvin and Clara Smith Sherman. She was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church where she was chairperson of the Pre-School Board and member of the Potters Clay Bible Study. Emma received her bachelor degree...
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Mary Kerrick

January 1, 1952 - July 1, 2017

Mary Kerrick, 65, of Owensboro, passed away July 1, 2017 at home. She was born in Owensboro on January 1, 1952 to the late Estil and Elizabeth Kerrick. Mary was loving and caring nurse and retired from Owensboro Medical Health System. She is survived by a daughter, Mandy (T.J.) Aylward; sister, Vicki (Rick) Wright; brother, Jamie Kerrick; nieces, Kim Coy, Sydney McElwain and Shelby McElwain...
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Claude Howard "Roho" Stephens

May 28, 1922 - July 1, 2017

Claude Howard "Roho" Stephens, 95, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Owensboro Center. He was born May 28, 1922 in Cincinnati, OH to the late James K. Polk Stephens and Edna Powers Stephens. Howard was retired as a pipefitter and welder with the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local #633 and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World...
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Betty Jo Johnson

May 23, 1930 - July 1, 2017

Betty Jo Johnson "Mimi", 87, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday July 1, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of the late William Gilbert and Josephine Cleophus Clark Ward. Betty Jo was a retired LPN. She enjoyed playing Bingo and had been a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church since 1960, where she was a very active member. Betty Jo has lived at the Carmel Home for...
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Charles Walter Sims

October 16, 1921 - June 30, 2017

Charles W. "Dub" Sims, 95, of Heritage Place in Owensboro, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 16, 1921 in Daviess Co. to the late Joseph and Jessie Beaven Sims. Mr. Sims was retired from the W. R. Grace Co. and was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Veneda Sims...
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Rick Nash

February 15, 1943 - June 30, 2017

Rick Clark Nash, 74, passed away June 30, 2017 at his home. He was born February 15, 1943 to Cleo and Esther Pagan Nash. Rick was a retired school teacher with the Owensboro School System. He is survived by his wife, Marsha Nash; children, Clark Nash, Travis (Ashley) Nash, Karee (Jared) Schroader; step-children, Sarah (Danny) Hagan, Julie (Mark) Moore and Emily "Emmy" (Gary) Hamilton. A...
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Frank Augustus Johnston, Sr.

December 1, 1936 - June 29, 2017

Frank Augustus Johnston Sr., 80, passed away June 29, 2017 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Frank was born December 1, 1936 in McLean County to the late Claude and Sybl Rudd Johnston. He graduated from McLean Co. High School in 1955 and earned a business degree at Kentucky Wesleyan College. While there, he met Mary Loretta Goetz and on September 12, 1957, they became husband...
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Thomas Leonard "Pop" Zaleski, P.E.

June 8, 1929 - June 29, 2017

Thomas "Pop" Leonard Zaleski, P.E., 88, of Utica, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Tom was born at home, June 8, 1929, in Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania to the late Alexander and Bertha Zaleski. He was of the Catholic Faith and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Tom believed that success required hard work. He earned his Bachelor of Science...
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Susan Elaine Clark

February 2, 1955 - June 29, 2017

Susan Elaine Clark, 62, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born February 2, 1955 in Daviess Co., KY. Susan was retired from the Academy of Learning. She loved her work and helping the children, working word search puzzles, and playing games on her computer. She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Boone, her sister,...
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Ed Watson

July 18, 1943 - June 26, 2017

Ed Watson, 73, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017, in Indianapolis after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Ed was born on July 18, 1943, in Casey County, Ky., the ninth of 11 children of Oral and Elsie Watson, the last family member to be born at home and the first to graduate high school and college. As a youngster growing up on a farm, Ed loved baseball and basketball. One of his...
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Earl Emery Davis

May 20, 1920 - June 26, 2017

Earl Emery Davis, 97, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 20, 1920 in Tell City, IN to the late Emery and Minnie Foerster Davis. Earl was retired from Tennessee Valley Authority as an Engineering Aid. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II. Earl was a Pearl Harbor survivor and was aboard the U.S.S....
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Thomas L. Payne

November 7, 1927 - June 25, 2017

Thomas L. Payne, 89, of Owensboro, passed away June 25, 2017 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 7, 1927 to the late Frank and Bennie Payne. Thomas was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. He retired from Green River Steel in 1990 as a Machinist. Thomas enjoyed auto racing, NASCAR, crosswords, cooking and loved spending time with his family. He was...
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Jeffery L. Martin

April 15, 1959 - June 24, 2017

Jeff L. Martin, 58, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, June 24 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Martin was born April 15, 1959 in Owensboro to the late Carl and Georgia Adams Martin. Jeff loved the outdoors especially fishing. He was a generous person who was willing to help anyone. Jeff worked and retired from Accuride in Henderson. Mr. Martin was preceded in death by his brother,...
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Wanda Lee Rone

December 18, 1928 - June 22, 2017

Wanda Lee Rone, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday June 22, 2017 at Owensboro Place Nursing Home. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ethel Garvin Johnson. Wanda was retired from G.E. where she had worked for 30 years in the Tube and Motor Divisions. She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed craft making, quilting, and loved to get away and travel to any...
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James Thomas "Tom" Fenwick

July 29, 1953 - June 21, 2017

James Thomas "Tom" Fenwick, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 29, 1953 in Daviess Co., Ky. Tom was retired as a Senior Mechanic and Certified Welder with Big Rivers Electric and Western Kentucky Energy after 30 years of service. Tom loved watching history channels and war movies, listening to country...
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Suzann "Sue" Michelle Bell-Johnson

November 17, 1972 - June 21, 2017

Mrs. Suzann "Sue" Michelle Bell-Johnson, 44, of Owensboro passed away suddenly Wednesday, June 21 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. Mrs. Bell-Johnson was born November 17, 1972 in Jeffersonville, Indiana to Jimmie and Mary Hooper Bell. Sue had graduated with two associate degrees and been accepted into Western Kentucky University. She loved her family, especially her children and...
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Albert Alton Baughn

July 1, 1923 - June 21, 2017

Albert Alton Baughn, 93, of Utica, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Calhoun, Kentucky to the late Remus Albert and Mary Althea Austin Baughn. Mr. Baughn was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was aboard the USS Nevada during Pearl Harbor and was a part of the invasion at Normandy on D-Day. Alton retired from General...
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Ben Allen Burns III

August 15, 1982 - June 20, 2017

Ben Allen Burns III, 34, of Utica, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was a 2001 graduate of Daviess County High School. Ben was a great athlete and excelled at golf. Following high school he followed his passion and became a fourth generation farmer in the Utica area. He worked closely with his father who came to rely on Ben for many things; including...
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William "Bill" Brown

June 29, 1953 - June 20, 2017

William "Bill" Brown, 63, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, June 20 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehab. Mr. Brown was born June 29, 1953 in Daviess County to the late Clarence (Ham) Brown and Bertha Lancaster Brown. Bill loved flowers and grew some beautiful roses. He was an avid UK and NASCAR fan, loved rock-n-roll music and watching wrestling. Bill was also a very good bowler and once bowled a...
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Peggy Joyce Sublett

August 22, 1941 - June 18, 2017

Peggy Joyce Sublett, 75, of Philpot, passed away June 18, 2017at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 22, 1941 to the late James Wilsie and Winona Hamilton Sublett. Peggy was diagnosed with polio in the 5th grade. She was a strong Christian woman and a member of Providence United Methodist Church. There, she found enjoyment in playing the piano for many years. Peggy was a...
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Paul Julius Hicks

November 20, 1937 - June 18, 2017

Paul Julius Hicks, 79, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 20, 1937 in Daviess Co. to the late Urey and Edna Burden Hicks. Paul was a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church and had worked in maintenance for several local vending companies. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and enjoyed Nascar racing and was a Kyle...
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Agnes "Jean" Jones

September 9, 1941 - June 17, 2017

Agnes "Jean" Jones, 75, of Owensboro, formerly of Fordsville, passed away June 17, 2017 at home. She was born September 9, 1941 to the late Carl C. and Berniece Perkins Moon. Jean was an LPN for many years. She retired from NSA. Jean enjoyed camping, fishing, flowers, and just being outside. In her later years, Jean took up the art of crocheting. Jean is preceded in death by her husband,...
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Helen C. Crowson

April 18, 1934 - June 16, 2017

Helen C. Crowson, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, June 16 while visiting family in Zuni, Virginia. Mrs. Crowson was born April 18, 1934 in Phoebus, Virgina to the late Walter and Deanie Whaley Coston. Helen was a Christian and devoted member of Bellevue Baptist Church who loved reading her bible every day. She was an avid quilter and lover of arts and crafts. After she raised her children,...
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Marlene Hoyt

April 8, 1962 - June 16, 2017

Marlene Hoyt, 55, of Calhoun, KY, passed away Friday June 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 8, 1962 to the late Frank and Lutreacy Wilkey Hoyt. Marlene loved all kinds of water sports, gambling and going to the casino boat, wrestling, and enjoyed NASCAR and stock car racing of all types. She also enjoyed all kinds of animals and would take care of and love on them...
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Mary Snyder Shannon

June 6, 1925 - June 14, 2017

Mary Snyder Shannon, 92, of Owensboro, passed away June 14, 2017. She was born June 6, 1925 in Hancock County, to the late Walter and Alberta Hoskins Snyder. Mary was of the Baptist faith. She was a Nurse Assistant at Daviess Co. Hospital for 27 years until her retirement. Mary is preceded in death by her husband, James L. Husk; son, Cliff Husk; daughters, Shannon Kingsley and Martha Morris;...
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Rick Fowler

May 30, 1950 - June 14, 2017

Rick Fowler, 67, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Winslow, Indiana to the late George and Thelma Waymen Fowler. Rick was raised in Winslow and graduated from Winslow High. He earned his undergraduate degree in geology from Indiana State and his master's degree from University of Southern Indiana. Rick taught math...
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Jacqueline Jaskolski

January 31, 1924 - June 14, 2017

Jacqueline Jaskolski, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Frasnes-Lez-Cousin, Belgium, to the late Ferdinand and Yvonne Peche Lagneau. Jacqueline was a long-time member of St. Stephen Catholic Church. She also was a member of the Cosmopolitan Club and loved to travel. Jacqueline also liked to gamble and play cards, and...
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Sandra Laverne Atkinson

May 25, 1959 - June 13, 2017

Sandra Lyle Atkinson, 58, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She was born May 25, 1959 in Agana, Guam. Sandra had been a Forensic Records Specialist for Aegis Sciences Corporation. She was a published writer of stories and piano music arrangements and was active in the Theater Workshop of Owensboro. Sandra would always "Light Up The...
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Karen Kay Cox Norris

February 9, 1953 - June 13, 2017

Karen Kay Cox Norris, 64, of McDaniels, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born February 9, 1953 in Daviess Co., KYand was retired from Owensboro Municipal Utilities as a Water Quality Specialist. Kay was of the Catholic faith and was an avid U. K. basketball fan. She enjoyed vegetable gardening, spending...
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Rev. James Robert Young, Sr.

October 17, 1936 - June 12, 2017

Rev. James Robert Young, Sr. of Owensboro, KY went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 17, 1936 in Crane Pond, KY to the late Herbert M. and Rachel J. (Brannon) Young. James is a graduate of Western High School in Owensboro. James loved spending time with his family, he was an avid bowler and very active in several...
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Raymond Leon Kessenger

April 13, 1952 - June 12, 2017

Raymond Leon Kessenger, 65, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Owensboro Center. He was born in Stanford, Montana to the late William H. and Barbara Elizabeth Tindle Kessenger, Sr. Leon was a carpenter and a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, William H., James D., Howard L. and Ernest W. Kessenger. Surviving are a...
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Dennis Ray Ezell

December 27, 1955 - June 11, 2017

Dennis Ray Ezell, 61, of Owensboro, passed away June 11, 2017. Born in Owensboro, a son of the late Carl and Juanita Nash Ezell, he was a graduate of Daviess County High School and a member of the Millwright Union. He enjoyed attending his church, Grace Chapel, and going to car shows. Mr. Ezell is survived by his daughter, Melissa Ezell; his grandson Xavier Maddox; and his brothers Allen...
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Thomas Paul Raley

October 15, 1966 - June 10, 2017

Thomas Paul Raley, 50, of Owensboro, passed away June 10, 2017 while at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born October 15, 1966 and was a lifelong resident of Owensboro. He graduated from Owensboro High School in 1985, and attended University of Kentucky. Thomas was also a member of First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Douglas Raley; step...
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Miabella Grace Knott

June 8, 2017 - June 8, 2017


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Tamara Johnson Millay

September 5, 1968 - June 8, 2017

Tamara Johnson Millay, 48, of Thruston passed away Thursday June 8, 2017 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington. Ms. Millay was born September 5, 1968 in Daviess County to Norman and Doris "Winnie" Johnson. Tammy graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1986. She had a smile and joyous personality that was a spark that turned normal into exceptional. Tammy loved being with her family...
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Jeffrey Allen Parker

January 31, 1956 - June 8, 2017

Jeffrey Allen Parker, 61, of Glasgow, Kentucky, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Louisville. He was born in Tarentum, Pennsylvania to the late Lawrence R. and June M. Moser Parker. Jeff was a 1974 graduate of Owensboro High and attended Kentucky Wesleyan College. From the age of 14, Jeff spent more than thirty years working in the family business, City Transfer...
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Edna R. Richardson

April 30, 1917 - June 6, 2017

Edna R. Richardson, 100, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Cannelton, Indiana to Ed and Theckla Hanebuth Schwartz. Mrs. Richardson served as a ward clerk at Owensboro Daviess County Hospital for many years. She was a longtime and active member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church where she participated in the Women's...
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Marjorie Louise Peters Ware

September 24, 1924 - June 6, 2017

Marjorie Louise Peters Ware, 92, of Louisville returned to her beloved Heavenly Father on June 6, 2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital surrounded by her family. "Marge" is remembered by all who were privileged to know her as a devout woman of faith and impeccable loyalty to those she cherished. She led an amazing life, always full of joy and looking for a new adventure. She was an inspiration to...
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Harold Douglas "Andy" Anderson

December 30, 1931 - June 5, 2017

Harold ("Andy") Douglas Anderson, 85, died peacefully at his Louisville, Kentucky home surrounded by family on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mr. Anderson was born December 30, 1931 in Adairville, Kentucky to the late Nicholas Mack and Ethel Brister Anderson and lived many years in Owensboro. He was married for 61 years to Betty Prindle Anderson until she passed away in 2014. Harold proudly served our...
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Mary A. Davis

October 3, 1919 - June 4, 2017

Mary A. Davis, 97, of Utica, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 3, 1919 in Warren Co., IN to the late Russell and Maud Branch Smith. Mary was a homemaker, but was a cook and waitress for many years in various restaurants. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed playing bingo and working crossword puzzles. She was also...
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Lorine Eversole

September 3, 1935 - June 3, 2017

Lorine Eversole, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 at her home. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Sue Markovitch. She is survived by sons, Jimmy Kelley and Glenn Kelley; seven grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren. A graveside service is pending. Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made...
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Phillip Scott Annin

October 17, 1945 - June 3, 2017

Phillip Scott Annin, 71, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. He was born Oct. 17, 1945, to the late Floyd and Lucile Stinson Annin. Phillip was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church. He was a graduate of Owensboro High School and retired from Glenmore Distillery after 40 years. Phillip enjoyed hunting, traveling and had a fascination with guns. He also enjoyed times with family and...
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Sam Hughes

June 1, 2017 - June 1, 2017

Samuel James Hughes, known as "Baby Sam," Is now with the Lord. Although he never breathed life on this earth, we are comforted knowing that he will only experience the joy of Heaven and will forever be our Angel. He touched our hearts and will always be our son and little brother to Jack. Those who love him include parents, Kristopher Hughes and Lindsey (Abel) Hughes; big brother, Jack Hughes,...
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Gayleon Lee "Gale" Aldridge

August 14, 1955 - May 31, 2017

Gayleon Lee "Gale" Aldridge, 61, of Owensboro, passed away May 31, 2017 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Gale was born August 14, 1955 in Whitesville, KY to the late J.R. and Shirley Evans Aldridge. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Faye Aldridge on October 24, 2015. Gale was employed by Lee Brick and Block as a salesman. He was a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church...
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Barbara Wilkerson Coomes

July 20, 1937 - May 31, 2017

Barbara Wilkerson Coomes, 79, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with her family by her side. She was born July 20, 1937 in Philpot to the late Clem and Zelma Wilkerson, the youngest of six siblings that also have preceded her in death. Barbara was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church for 58 years. She was a wonderful homemaker...
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Susan Elizabeth Evans

July 14, 1961 - May 30, 2017

Susan Elizabeth Evans, 55, passed away Tuesday May 30, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro on July 14, 1961 to the late William and Betty Lambert Glenn. Susan worked at Omico Plastics for 16 years and K.B.'s Kid Zone for 6 years, where she touched many children's lives. She loved to read, relax and listen to music, and traveling to the beach in...
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Larry Neil Conder, Sr.

September 16, 1942 - May 29, 2017

Larry Neil Conder Sr, 74, of Sunrise FL, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Monday May 29, 2017. He was the son of the late Herbert and Helen Conder. Larry was retired from the Owensboro Street Department. Throughout his life, he enjoyed spending time with his family, playing guitar, fishing, golfing, oil painting, gun & knife collecting, and UK sports. He was preceded in death by his...
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Shirley Wall Shown

March 24, 1952 - May 29, 2017

Shirley Wall Shown, 65, of Owensboro passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was born March 24, 1952 in Camp Edwards, MA to James Harlan and Brenda Harlow Wall. Shirley worked at MPD as a Group Leader and assembly operator. She was an avid UK basketball and Dallas Cowboys fan and a season ticket holder to the Kentucky Mavericks. Shirley also loved the beach...
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Daniel Blake LaRoche

April 27, 1991 - May 28, 2017

Daniel Blake LaRoche, 26, of Utica, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Ohio Co. Hospital from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. He was born April 27, 1991 in Daviess Co., Ky. Blake was a foreman with Hedges Lawn Service and was a U. S. Air Force veteran. He was of the Baptist faith. Blake loved riding motorcycles, playing various sports, and hunting and fishing. He was the type...
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Howard E. Zimmerman

February 19, 1922 - May 28, 2017

Howard E. Zimmerman, 95, of Owensboro, passed away May 28, 2017 at home. He was born February 19, 1922 in Lebanon, IN to the late Floyd and Leona Wills Zimmerman. Howard retired as an auto mechanic and served as a Master Sgt. During WWII. He was at Omaha Beach on D-Day and received many commendations for his service to his country. Howard attended Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. He is...
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Mary Jane (Epley) Welch

May 9, 1941 - May 28, 2017

Mary Jane (Epley) Welch, 76, of Owensboro passed away Sunday May 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family during her last days. She fought so hard just to have some more time to hang out with her children. Mother, friend, so dear through our life, you've always been near, a tender smile to guide the way. She was the sunshine that lit up our day. A daughter of the late Alonzo and Viola Harley...
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Hubert Owen Bruington, Sr.

August 12, 1928 - May 28, 2017

Hubert Owen Bruington, Sr., 88 of Maceo went to be with his Lord Sunday, May 28, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Breckinridge County on August 12, 1928, he was the son of the late Glenn and Anna Butler Bruington. Mr. Bruington was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather to nine children, 24 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 1 great...
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Herbert Franklin Parker, Jr.

September 22, 1934 - May 24, 2017

PARKER, HERBERT FRANKLIN, He was born in Greenville, KY and graduated from Greenville High School in 1952. He graduated from Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1956 with a BS degree in English and Journalism. He received the Certificate of Supervision and Administration of Vocational Education in 1987 from Murray State University. He worked part-time while attending college and fulltime after...
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Edward Allen White

February 24, 1940 - May 24, 2017

Edward Allen White, 77, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Born in Hancock County, KY, a son of the late Douglas and Nannie Helen Coons White, he retired from Whirlpool, having worked there for 37 years. Mr. White was a member of the Kentucky Army National Guard, where he served with the former 2nd Battalion of the 123rd Armor Division, retiring as a Sergeant First Class. He...
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Daniel Joseph Clark

March 7, 1954 - May 23, 2017

Daniel Joseph Clark, 63, of Owensboro died Tuesday afternoon, May 23, 2017, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Danny was born on March 7, 1954, to Martha and James H. Clark Jr. and was the second of three sons. He was a lifelong Owensboro resident, graduating from Owensboro High School and attending Brescia College. Danny lived life to its fullest and never failed to overcome any...
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Doris Bailey Trantham

July 18, 1935 - May 22, 2017

Doris Bailey Trantham, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at her home. She was born in Gainsboro, Tennessee to the late George Cecil and Dorothy Ruth Loftis Bailey. Doris was a longtime member of St. John United Methodist Church. She was a dedicated volunteer at the hospital for 19 years and employed for several years at Kuntry Krafts. When the children were young she also...
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Douglas Ray Beckhart

July 22, 1938 - May 22, 2017

Douglas Ray "Skeeter" Beckhart, 78, of Utica, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 22, 1938 in Daviess Co. to the late Everett and Marie Cooper Beckhart. Douglas was retired as a boiler technician from Weyerhauser (Domtar) and was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church. He was a U. S. Navy veteran during the Viet Nam Era and retired from...
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Dennis "Paul" Gauselman

January 20, 1950 - May 21, 2017

Dennis "Paul" Gauselman, 67, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mr. Gauselman was born January 20, 1950 in Daviess County to the late Randolph Ward and Margaret Louise Lancaster. Paul graduated from OHS in 1968 and immediately began working construction and framing houses. He was a self-made man who later started his own company, A+...
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Wayne English

September 16, 1953 - May 18, 2017

Wayne English, 63, of Owensboro died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Aniston, Alabama to the late Billy Fred and Glenda Dobbins English, worked at General Electric for 29 years, and enjoyed working with CB Radios. Wayne also enjoyed RC Cars, drones, attending car shows, watching UK basketball and NASCAR, especially Jeff Gordon, but his greatest joy...
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Charles R. "Chuck" Adams

October 26, 1940 - May 17, 2017

Charles R. "Chuck" Adams, 76, of Owensboro, passed away May 17, 2017 at home. Chuck was born October 26, 1940 in Evansville, IN to the late Evert and Virginia Adams. He graduated in 1958 from Bosse High School in Evansville and later attended Brescia University where he graduated in 1976. Chuck worked at NSA and then retired from Century Aluminum in 2003. He was a coach for his son's baseball...
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John Kenneth Whitehouse

September 26, 1957 - May 17, 2017

Johnny, age 59, left this Earth with his loving family at his bedside Wednesday after a brief hospitalization. He was called home to Jesus in the midst of doing God's work at church 3 days prior to his death, never regaining consciousness. The family wishes to thank his extended family, church members, and countless friends for their love, prayer and support during this dark time of tremendous...
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Paul Ray Pate

February 19, 1936 - May 16, 2017

Paul Ray Pate, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 19, 1936 in Hancock Co. to the late Eli and Cleo Mickel Pate. Paul was a union painter with the Painter's Union Local #156. He was a member of Third Baptist Church, but had been attending Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Paul loved U.K. basketball, any kind of...
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Anthony Lee "Tony" Mehlbauer

April 9, 1972 - May 16, 2017

Anthony Lee "Tony" Mehlbauer II, 45, of Owensboro, passed away May 16, 2017 at his home. He was born April 9, 1972 in Daviess County to his parents Anthony and Sandra Clark Mehlbauer. Tony was of the Catholic faith. He was a very hard worker and was employed at UPS as a delivery driver for 19 years. Tony also was an expert landscaper. He was an avid U of L fan, cornhole player, played golf,...
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Bivian Maxine Kase

July 9, 1939 - May 16, 2017

Bivian Maxine Kase, 77, of Maceo, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 9, 1939 in Daviess County to the late Estile Boone and Gurthie Robison O'Bryan. Maxine was a dedicated homemaker who retired from Daviess County Hospital (now OHRH) and was of the Baptist faith. She was a country music fan, especially of Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn....
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George Elwood Birkhiemer III

November 21, 1938 - May 14, 2017

George Elwood Birkhiemer III, 78, of Owensboro, passed away May 14, 2017 at home. He was born November 21, 1938 in Tyler Co., West Virginia to the late George Elwood Birkhiemer II and Marjorie Birkhiemer Gray. George was a retired general supervisor for National Southwire Aluminum, where he spent 31 years. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and woodworking. George is survived by his wife of 58...
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Coy C. Shown

July 30, 1917 - May 14, 2017

Coy C. Shown, 99, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 30, 1917 in Ohio Co. to the late Ben Allen, Sr. and Sudie Belle Shown. Dad (Coy) described himself as an "ordinary man", but as his daughter, "I beg to differ". He and his wife owned Shown's Sundries Store on Frederica Street and he retired as a Lt. Col....
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Carla "Kaye" Jones Howard

March 17, 1939 - May 14, 2017

Mrs. Howard, previously known as Kaye Jones, 78, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Terre Haute, on March 17, 1939 to her late mother Evelyn Miller Baker and her late stepfather Clyde Baker. Kaye was a businesswoman for several years in the Healthcare industry as a nursing home administrator. She had a keen mind and was an avid...
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William B. "Bill" West

October 9, 1929 - May 12, 2017

William B. "Bill" West, 87, of Niagara, KY, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Western State Nursing Facility. Mr. West was born October 9, 1929 in Henderson County to the late Charles Byrd West Sr. and Bertha Mershon West. Bill graduated from Henderson County High School and attended the University of Kentucky where he earned a degree in Mathematics. He was a decorated...
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Dorothy Jean Fulkerson Foster

June 6, 1930 - May 12, 2017

Dorothy Jean Fulkerson Foster, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born June 6, 1930 in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late J.S. and Mayme Alice Dunn Fulkerson. Dorothy retired from General Electric after thirty-six years of service. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church who enjoyed her cats, scrapbooking, antiquing and...
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Milton L. Greenwell

September 9, 1931 - May 11, 2017

Milton L. Greenwell, 85, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at his home. Mr. Greewell was born September 9, 1931 in Daviess County to the late Milton and Emma Conway Greenwell. Milton was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked as an Electronics Technician for General Electric and then MPD from which he retired. Mr. Greenwell was kind and had a sense of humor but also had a...
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Sue Warren Edwards

April 23, 1931 - May 10, 2017

Sue Warren Edwards, 86, of Montgomery, AL, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at her home. She was born April 23, 1931 in Paducah to the late Virgil and Juanita Brandon Harrison. Sue was retired from Western Kentucky Gas Co. as a secretary and was a member of the Owensboro Church of Christ. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Harold Warren in 1987 and...
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Bobby Joe Rickard

July 17, 1932 - May 10, 2017

Bobby Joe Rickard, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He was born July 17th, 1932 in Sacramento, KY to the late Webb and Eva Lee Rickard. During the Korean War he served for over 3 years in the United States Air Force. After obtaining his teaching degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College 1957, he started his teaching career. From 1959 to 1965 Bob...
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Horace Eugene Mayfield

August 18, 1948 - May 9, 2017

Horace Eugene Mayfield, 68, of Owensboro, went into the arms of God on May 9, 2017 while at home and in the loving embrace of his devoted wife of 49 years, Pamelia Mayfield and eldest son, Bill Mayfield. He battled cancer in the most dignified manner possible for nine months. Born August 18, 1948 to the late William "Billy" and Audie Maye Mayfield, Horace was a U.S. Navy Veteran and had retired...
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