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

Wanda Joyce Clark

July 4, 1935 - December 3, 2016

Wanda Joyce Clark, 81, of Owensboro, died Saturday, December 03, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Drakesboro to the late Lee and Eva Robinson Mercer. Wanda was a homemaker and a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her brother, David Mercer. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Quintus Paul Clark; son, Lee Clark; daughter, Joanna Howard; and...
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Charles S. Parish

September 4, 1927 - December 1, 2016

Charles S. "Charlie" Parish, 89, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 1, 2016 at his home. He was born September 4, 1927 in Hanson to the late Monte and Ann Wilson Parish. Charlie was the Co-Owner of the former Dunville-Parish Chrysler-Plymouth Dealership in Owensboro until 1978. He later worked at B. F. Evans in Livermore for about 17 years. He was a member of Century...
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Dennis L. Weaver

May 24, 1948 - December 1, 2016

Dennis L. Weaver, 68, passed away December 1, 2016 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 24, 1948 to the late Leonard and Evelyn Weaver. Dennis spent his working career in electronics. He was a creative man and an artist who made beautiful wood burnings and paintings. Dennis was a fly fisherman who created all his own fly's, enjoyed playing cribbage and had a great...
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Janice E. "Jan" Baldwin

February 14, 1946 - December 1, 2016

Janice E. "Jan" Baldwin, 70, of Owensboro, formerly of Madera, California, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016 at her home. She was born in Madera to the late Harold and Lois Murray. Jan retired from J.C. Penney after 33 years of service and was a member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church. Jan is survived by her husband of thirty-nine years, Hubert Baldwin of Owensboro; a sister,...
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Lawrence "Larry" Johnstone, Jr.

June 18, 1942 - November 30, 2016

Lawrence "Larry" Johnstone, Jr., 74, of Owensboro died Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Owensboro Health Memorial Hospital. Larry was born June 18, 1942 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Lawrence H. Johnstone, Sr., and Gwendolyn Gardner Snow. He was a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Air Force and warehouseman for SuperValu in Greenville where he retired after 30 years. He was a life...
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Brian J. Storm

February 6, 1995 - November 30, 2016

Brian J. Storm, 21, of Maceo, passed away from an automobile accident November 30, 2016. He was born in Owensboro, February 6, 1995, to Bob and Mary Lou Storm. Brian was a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High in 2014 and from Owensboro Community and Technical College in 2016. He loved making videos and often posted them on his YouTube channel "ScatteredStorm". Brian also enjoyed acting in...
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Dennis Earl "Pap" Boone

June 1, 1951 - November 29, 2016

Dennis Earl "Pap" Boone, 65, of Utica, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 1, 1951 in Daviess Co. to the late Harold and Helen Dragoo Boone. Dennis had been an oil field worker and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed U.K. football and basketball and Alabama football. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching Westerns, spending time...
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Sandra Bruner Hardison

November 28, 2016

Sandra Bruner Hardison, 79, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 22, 1937 in Daviess Co. to the late William F. and Dixie Norris Bruner. Sandra was retired after 20 years as a cashier with K-Mart and had been attending First Assembly of God. She loved her family very much, and was a very good wife, mother, grandmother,...
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Jerry L. Day

July 2, 1960 - November 27, 2016

Jerry L. Day, 56, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 at his home. He was born in Owensboro and graduated from Daviess County High School. Jerry was a hard-working man who worked as a boilermaker for more than thirty years. His co-workers knew him as "Hillbilly". Jerry had attended Hardinsburg Baptist and Apollo Heights Baptist churches and enjoyed U.K. sports. He was...
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Helen M. Christ

September 10, 1919 - November 26, 2016

Helen M. Christ, 97, of Owensboro went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 26, 2016. Helen was the third child of Walter and Myrtle Cross. She was born near Scranton, PA and was one of eleven children. She met her husband, Bob "Christy" Christ at a meeting of the Fishers Club, an evangelistic organization for teens and young adults. They married in 1940 in Scranton, PA and moved...
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Kathy L. Wilkey

February 24, 1956 - November 26, 2016

Kathy L. Wilkey, 60, of Owensboro, passed away November 26, 2016. She was born in Owensboro February 24, 1956. Kathy was a part of the 1st graduating class of Apollo High School. She was a member of Owensboro Christian Church and a retiree of College View Middle School after 17 years of service as a baker and cashier. She loved her CVMS family. Kathy enjoyed the beach and digging for sea...
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John Duff Griffith

November 20, 1930 - November 26, 2016

The Reverend John Duff Griffith The Reverend John D. Griffith, 86, of Owensboro, died Saturday, November 26, 2016 surrounded by his family. John was born November 20, 1930 in Erie, PA to the late Rev. Ole C. Griffith, Sr. and Ethel Duff Griffith. He was raised in a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA, was a Kentucky Colonel, and worshiped at First Presbyterian Church. John served as an Intelligence...
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Robert "Tom" Kitchens

July 6, 1945 - November 26, 2016

Robert "Tom" Kitchens, 71, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, November 26 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Kitchens was born July 6, 1945 in Daviess County to the late Robert and Vera (Haven) Kitchens. Tom served as a Marine in Viet Nam and a Drill Sargent. After being honorable discharged, he worked several jobs before getting hired as an underground coal miner. Tom loved to mow grass,...
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John-Kyle Christian Bailey

January 2, 1992 - November 25, 2016

John-Kyle Christian Bailey, 24, of Utica, KY passed away Friday, November 25 while visiting in South Carolina. He was born in Greenville, SC. Kyle played football for Daviess County High School and later became a Millwright with the Local 1076. He was an avid fisherman and a diehard loyal San Francisco 49er's fan since a very young age. Kyle's true love was for his son whom he adored more...
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Bobby Tyler Norris

June 16, 1938 - November 24, 2016

Bobby Tyler Norris, 78, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016 at his home. He was born in Stanley, KY to the late Joseph Marshall and Eddie Pennington Norris. Bobby retired from the Owensboro Police Department, the U.S. Marshal's Office and Zielinski Coal Co. His first love was his time with OPD and interaction with the community he served. As a part of his service he was...
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Kenneth Eugene Brewer

February 16, 1928 - November 24, 2016

Kenneth Eugene Brewer, 88, died Thursday, November 24, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Crossville, Illinois to the late Charles and Annie Brewer. Mr. Brewer was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran. He retired from Exxon U.S.A, New Orleans, Louisiana after a long and fulfilling career as a Gas Measurement Engineer. Kenneth was a member of St. John United Methodist...
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Imogene "Jeannie" Loyd

July 6, 1936 - November 21, 2016

Imogene "Jeannie" Loyd, 80, of Owensboro passed away Monday, November 21, 2016 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. Mrs. Loyd was born July 6, 1936 in Daviess County to the late Edgar Mason Sr. and Nellie Rayman Mason. She graduated from OHS in 1955 and married James Loyd in 1953. Jeannie was a very friendly and outgoing person who spent many years bowling in leagues. She was a loving mother and...
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Mary Ann L. Burke

October 25, 1926 - November 20, 2016

Mary Ann L. Burke, 90, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Burke was born October 25, 1926 in Livermore to the late E. G. and Kate Scherm Lindemann. Graduating as a registered nurse from St. John's hospital in St. Louis, she helped open the first cardiac care unit at Daviess County Hospital and later provided private care. Mrs. Burke was...
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Lawrence W. Hager, Jr.

March 30, 1923 - November 19, 2016

Lawrence W. Hager, Jr, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born in Owensboro, a son of the late Lawrence W. Hager and Martha Augusta Brown Hager, he was a graduate of the Kentucky Military Institute, attended Centre College and graduated from the University of Missouri. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, being...
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Duncan "Bly" Brown

June 29, 1993 - November 18, 2016

Duncan "Bly" Brown, 23, of Owensboro, passed away November 18, 2016 at his home. He was born June 29, 1993 in Owensboro, Kentucky to Nevada Brown and Kathy Sampley. Bly took great pride in his work and helping take care of his parents every day. He was an outgoing young man who was always happy, full of life and was very good at handing out nicknames to several of his close friends. Bly also...
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James A. "Tony" Blandford

August 30, 1958 - November 18, 2016

James A. "Tony" Blandford, 58, of Owensboro, passed away very suddenly Friday, November 18, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born August 30, 1958 in Daviess Co. to the late William D. and Joyce Mattingly Blandford. Tony was a professional engineer and licensed surveyor, had formerly worked for Texas Gas for 28 years, and was currently with Southern Star Central Pipeline for the...
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Paul Norris

October 18, 1928 - November 17, 2016

Paul Norris, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 18, 1928 in Depoy, KY to the late Urey and Beulah Embry Norris. Paul was retired from Green River Steel after 33 years of service. He was a former member of Crabtree Ave. Baptist Church and currently a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. While at Crabtree Ave....
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Juanita Anderson

April 4, 1923 - November 16, 2016

Juanita Anderson of Owensboro, passed away November 16, 2016 at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born April 4, 1923 in West Liberty to the late Tony Sr. and Alma Carter. Juanita was of the Methodist faith and was a homemaker. She enjoyed yard sales, going out to eat and was a generous person. Juanita loved her family and cherished her time spent at Christmas with them while everyone was...
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William M. "Bill" Coons

November 11, 1928 - November 16, 2016

William M. "Bill" Coons, 88 of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, surrounded by his family while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 11, 1928 in Yelvington, Kentucky, to the late John W. and Annie Stinnett Coons. Bill was a Master Sgt in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years and having served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He...
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Dorothy R. McMahan Nuckols

March 31, 1923 - November 15, 2016

Dorothy Rhea McMahan Nuckols, 93, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, November 15 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Ohio County to the late George and Esther Jolly McMahan. Dorothy retired from General Electric after thirty-six years of service. She was a forty-seven year member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church and a longtime member of Golden Years Quilting Club. Dorothy was...
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Robert M. Hale

October 29, 1927 - November 14, 2016

Robert M. Hale, 89, passed away November 14, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 29, 1927 in Daviess County to the late R.E. and Abigail Wallace Hale. Bob, also referred to as Maurice during his high school years, was a graduate of Daviess County High School where he played basketball. Bob went on to be a History Major at WKU where he also excelled in basketball. ...
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Remona Gail Masterson

January 29, 1961 - November 14, 2016

Remona Gail Masterson, 55, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord Monday, November 14, 2016. She was born January 29, 1961 in Fordsville, Kentucky. Remona retired from Owensboro Daviess County Hospital where she had worked as a CNA. She had previously been employed by Hillcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation. Remona was a member of Buck Creek Baptist Church. She loved fishing, playing cards and...
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Carolyn Sue Sams

July 13, 1946 - November 14, 2016

Carolyn Sue Sams, 70, of Owensboro died November 14, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Breckenridge County to the late William Everett and Anna Lou Aubrey Lindsey, and was a member of Central Baptist Church in Hawesville. Carolyn loves to crochet, sew and cook. She never met a stranger and she loved to talk to people. When not spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids, who...
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Brenda Webster

September 20, 1955 - November 10, 2016

Brenda Webster, 61, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Owensboro Place. Brenda was born September 20, 1955 in Owensboro to the late Herbert Webster and Betty Stevens. Those left to remember her include her daughters, Franchaska Webster and Monica Webster (Michael Powell); sister, Susie Stevens and nephew, Geordyn Stevens all of Owensboro; brother, Steve Davis of Idaho;...
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Mary Rose Frakes

September 23, 1935 - November 6, 2016

Mary Rose Frakes, 81, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Frakes was born September 23, 1935 in Daviess County to the late Elmer "Joe" and Edith Canary Hester. She worked for American Brands at the Cigar Factory until retirement in 1977. Mary Rose enjoyed playing cards and Bingo. Mrs. Frakes was preceded in death by her...
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Willis Martin Midkiff

December 26, 1925 - November 2, 2016

Willis Martin Midkiff, 90, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away November 2, 2016, at his home. He was born December 26, 1925 in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Otis (Hub) and Mary Elizabeth Martin Midkiff. Willis served in the army as a paratrooper during World War II. Willis was a member of Breckinridge United Methodist Church. He was more than a 50 year member of Jo Ellis Lodge #473 and Ensor...
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Frances Elizabeth "Betty" O'Bryan

December 24, 1917 - November 2, 2016

Frances Elizabeth "Betty" O' Bryan, 98, of the Carmel Home, went to rest in peace on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the Carmel Home. She was born December 24, 1917 in Knottsville to the late Charles William and Agnes Victoria Payne Aud. Betty had worked at Glenmore Distillery where she met her husband and then spent her time raising her family on a small farm, She loved to cook, can, ...
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Paul Eugene Clark

July 15, 1929 - November 1, 2016

Paul Eugene Clark, 87, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016. He was at home with loved ones and family when he passed. Paul was born in Marshalltown, Iowa to the late Thomas Gilmore Clark and Mary Martine Merimee Clark. He married Martha Annette Berry on September 21, 1948 at St. Stephen Cathedral. From 1964 through 1986 Paul and Martha resided in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands...
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Elsie Foster Mattingly Kennedy

March 17, 1923 - October 31, 2016

Elsie Foster Mattingly Kennedy, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 17, 1923 in Hancock Co. to the late Martin and Clara Ann Shadwick Foster. Elsie was a homemaker and had worked at General Electric during World War II. She was of the Baptist faith and had been a member of Dawson Baptist Church. Elsie had...
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Bernard Leslie Bumm, Sr.

May 23, 1937 - October 30, 2016

Bernard Leslie Bumm, Sr., 79, of Owensboro, died Sunday, October 30, 2016, at his residence. He was born in Rome, KY to the late Robert and Elizabeth Wink Bumm and was a brick mason. Mr. Bumm was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Chapel, was a Kentucky Colonel, had been a realtor and the city building inspector. He was active in politics, loved campaigning and had received the...
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Mary Ann Burns

January 31, 1943 - October 29, 2016

Mary Ann Lacefield Burns, 73, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Burns was born January 31, 1943 in Owensboro to the late Samuel Lacefield and Sue Ella Gregson. Mary Ann's greatest love was her family. She adored her children, grandchildren and great grandson; thoroughly enjoyed cooking for them all (she was a great cook!) and getting...
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Charles "Charlie" Evans

December 19, 1956 - October 28, 2016

Charles 'Charlie' Evans, 59, passed away of Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) Friday, October 28, 2016 at Red Banks Nursing Home. Charlie was a graduate of Henderson County High School (1975) and from Indiana State University – Evansville (now USI) (1980) receiving a bachelor degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Physical Education. He had attended Cumberland College his freshmen year and...
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Libby Ann Oller

February 13, 1991 - October 28, 2016

Libby Ann Oller, 25, of Utica passed away October 28, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born on February 13, 1991 in Owensboro to W.O. and Jan Bartlett Oller, Libby was a Christian cowgirl who loved animals. After graduating from Daviess County High School, she turned her love for animals into a career as a Veterinary Tech at Towne Square Animal Clinic. Libby was an avid...
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Mary Raymond Dieckman

January 29, 1932 - October 27, 2016

Sister Mary Raymond Dieckman, OSU Maple Mount — Sister Mary Raymond Dieckman, 84, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Oct. 27, 2016, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 66th year of religious life. She was a native of Kansas City, Kan. Sister Raymond was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., prior to the merger of that community with Mount Saint Joseph in 2008. She was nicknamed "Mighty...
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William Philip "Bill" McGovern

May 3, 1940 - October 25, 2016

William Philip "Bill" McGovern, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was born in Hancock County to the late James B. McGovern, Sr. and Agnes McGovern. Philip was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He retired from Whirlpool in 1997 after more than 33 years of service. He was foreman of the paint shop at retirement. Philip was a longtime,...
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Estelle Coil

October 26, 1931 - October 25, 2016

Estelle Coil, 84, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Coil was born October 26, 1931 in Graves County to the late Newton D. and Katie Page Wilkins. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved her family. Estelle lived out her faith by being very active in church and serving others. She was a voracious reader throughout her...
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Tammy Smith

August 1, 1961 - October 23, 2016

Tammy Dell Smith, 55, of Owensboro, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord October 23, 2016, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born August 1, 1961 in Greenville, Kentucky to James and Betty Martin Hunt. Tammy loved to cook, and made delicious family and holiday meals. She loved to garden, listen to country music, and spend time with her family, especially her grand-daughter...
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James Anthony "Poppy" Hamilton

December 15, 1936 - October 22, 2016

James Anthony "Poppy" Hamilton, 79, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016 surrounded by family and friends while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 15, 1936 in Daviess Co. to the late Carl and Mercedes Young Hamilton. James was a man of many talents. He was a very hard worker throughout his life and was willing to help anyone. He could engineer, construct...
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Madaline Lowe

February 5, 1951 - October 21, 2016

Madaline J. Lowe, 65, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away peacefully Friday, October 21, 2016, at her home. She was born to the late Edward O'Rourke Jr., and Madaline Lykens O'Rourke in East Hampton, New York. She loved to cook and worked in the food industry most of her life. She also enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandkids. Madaline loved animals, especially dogs, reading books,...
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Madaline J. Lowe

February 5, 1951 - October 21, 2016

Madaline J. Lowe, 65, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away peacefully Friday, October 21, 2016, at her home. She was born to the late Edward O'Rourke Jr., and Madaline Lykens O'Rourke in East Hampton, New York. She loved to cook and worked in the food industry most of her life. She also enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandkids. Madaline loved animals, especially dogs, reading books,...
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Sarah Grace Ruth Speight

January 16, 1927 - October 20, 2016

Sarah Grace (Ruth) Greene Speight, 89, of Owensboro, died October 20, 2016, at Hillcrest Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Boone, NC to the late Finley and Margie Greene, was a member of Calvary Wesleyan Church and attended Christ Community Church. She loved dining out, baking, sewing and listening to the Trinity Broadcast. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bill Speight;...
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Richard L. Benningfield

March 25, 1955 - October 19, 2016

Richard L. Benningfield, 61, of Whitesville, passed away October 19, 2016 in Owensboro. He was born March 25, 1955, in Daviess Co. to the late Roy Lee Jr. and Evelyn Benningfield Saltzman. Richard was a man of many talents. He loved his family, loved God, and loved to fish. Richard worked hard throughout his life. He could engineer, construct or repair anything he set his mind on, and was...
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Darlene Chandler White

January 27, 1952 - October 18, 2016

Darlene Chandler White, 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 27, 1952 in Daviess Co., to the late Alvin and Flossie Rickard Chandler. Darlene was of the Catholic faith and was retired from Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as a licensed practical nurse. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and...
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Mary Ann Mason

February 8, 1953 - October 18, 2016

Mary Ann Mason, 63, passed away October 18, 2016 at home. Born February 8, 1953 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Charles and Polly Henson, Mary loved her family. She spent many years as a pet groomer and when not working, enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mary was also preceded in death by sisters, Mandy Mason and Emma Smith, and a brother, Chuck Henson. She is survived by her husband, Robert...
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Joseph Patrick Richard

May 10, 1966 - October 17, 2016

Joseph Patrick Richard, 50, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 10, 1966 in Daviess Co., to the late William and Jo Ann Young Richard. Patrick had worked in the family business, Owensboro Brick until it was sold and was currently with Lee Brick and Block as a salesman for the past six years and loved working with all his...
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Merici Millay

April 28, 1921 - October 16, 2016

Merici Benita Millay, 95, of Owensboro, went to be with our Lord in Heaven on Sunday October 16, 2016. She was born April 28, 1921 to the late Martin Spalding Mattingly and Sarah Gertrude Bowlds. Merici was a Homemaker. She was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral for over 60 years and sang in the choir for 20 of those years. Merici enjoyed spending time with her family and gardening. She...
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Harry Shelby Sutton, Jr.

December 24, 1921 - October 16, 2016

Harry Shelby Sutton Jr., 94, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his home. Born in Evansville, IN, the son of the late Harry Shelby Sutton, Sr. and Lula Hays Sutton, he was a graduate of Owensboro High School. He graduated from the University of Kentucky, where he received a degree in electrical engineering. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he served as a...
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Meghan LeeAnn Brigance

July 18, 1990 - October 15, 2016

Meghan LeeAnn Brigance, 26, of Owensboro went into the presence of the Lord surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, October 15, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Brigance was born July 18, 1990 in Daviess County to Keith and Sheri Lambrich. Meghan was first and foremost a follower of Jesus Christ. She graduated from Owensboro Christian Academy and was very active in...
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Cleatus E. Leimbach

May 16, 1919 - October 14, 2016

Cleatus E. Leimbach, 97, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, October 14th, 2016 at Fern Terra. He was born in Chestnut, Illinois to the late Luis and Carrie Leimbach. Mr. Leimbach was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp. After thirty-five years of service, Mr. Leimbach retired from the Firestone Corporation where he had served as a district store manager. During his retirement...
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Susan L. Roberts

August 28, 1964 - October 14, 2016

Susan Roberts, 52, of Owensboro passed away suddenly Friday, October 14, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Roberts was born August 28, 1964 in Hammond, Indiana to the late John Hall and Linda Baize. Susan graduated from Daviess County High School and has worked for many years as a waitress at The Briarpatch Restaurant. She was good mother, a friendly person, and who was ready to go...
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David Lee Barr

August 20, 1955 - October 12, 2016

David Lee Barr, 61, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Owensboro to Herman and Ernestine Hamilton Barr. David worked for the City of Owensboro for nearly twenty years. He retired early due to disability. David then went on to earn a bachelor's degree in history. He enjoyed music and in his early years he toured as a singer with a popular local...
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Randall E. King

June 9, 1959 - October 9, 2016

Dr. Randall E. King, 57, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on October 9, 2016. Dr. King was born on June 9, 1959 in Owensboro to Roy and Nancy Ambrose King.Father, physician, husband, son, brother, leader, and friend, our precious loved one could be described by those words and many more. He was many things to many people. Most known to this community, as Dr. Randall E. King, he was deeply...
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Mary Louise Harper "Wezzie" Tinsley

September 13, 1934 - October 9, 2016

Mary Louise Harper "Weezie" Tinsley, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 13, 1934 in Daviess County to the late Earl J. and Mary Schenk Harper. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Henry Tinsley on June 7, 1999, brothers, Earl Harper, Jr., Edward Harper, Robert Vincent Harper, and a...
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Jeffery James Smith

June 18, 1958 - October 9, 2016

Jeffery James Smith, 58, of Owensboro, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord October 9, 2016. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to the late Virgil and Dorothy Kuipers Smith. He was the owner of Smitty's Small Engine Repair and was of the Baptist faith. Jeff loved fishing, gardenin' and yardenin', the movies Jeremiah Johnson and Coalminer's Daughter, and spending time with his family, especially...
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Denny Lee Russell

March 2, 1952 - October 7, 2016

Denny Lee Russell of Owensboro, KY went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, October 7th , 2016, at the Heartford House. Denny was an outgoing guy who would talk to anyone. He took pleasure in the small things -like watching a crane land on the lake behind his home and learning new things. Denny was a member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed fellowship with the Open Door Sunday...
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Robert "Bob" Goetz

March 27, 1944 - October 7, 2016

Robert Louis "Bob" Goetz, 72, of Philpot, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born March 27, 1944, Bob was the son of the late Edward and Lucille Simon Goetz, was a farmer, and was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Sunset Cruisers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Goetz and a...
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William Bradley Vickers

June 16, 1977 - October 6, 2016

William Bradley Vickers, 39, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. Mr. Vickers was born June 16, 1977 in Daviess County to the late Donald Vickers and Nelda Ling. Brad attended Owensboro High School and then managed Captain D's for many years. He was good natured with a comical personality and know to tell exaggerated stories. Brad loved playing pool, repairing bicycles and other...
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Jane Kirkpatrick Rayburn

September 13, 1920 - October 5, 2016

Jane Kirkpatrick Rayburn, 96, died Wednesday, October 5th after a brief illness. She was the only child of the late Mabeth and Jack Lancaster and was also preceded in death by her daughter, Mabeth Kirkpatrick, the father of her children, John L. Kirkpatrick and her second husband, Dr. Mack Rayburn. Jane attended Hollins College and graduated from University of Kentucky. She was a founding...
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Billy J. Whitworth

April 1, 1934 - October 5, 2016

Billy J. Whitworth, 82, of Utica, formerly of Maceo, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016. He was born April 1, 1934 in Breckinridge Co. to the late William Wesley and Mildred Temple Glasscock Whitworth. Billy was the owner and operator of Whitworth Trucking for 54 years. He was a member of Maceo Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and great...
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Elaine Sparks

January 18, 1925 - October 3, 2016

Elaine Sparks, 91, of Parrish, Florida, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016. She was born January 18, 1925 in Bath Co., KY to the late Earl and Hazel King Phelps. Elaine was a member of First Christian Church, had been a Sunday School teacher, and was one of the founding members of Century Christian Church. When her daughters were young, she had been a Girl Scout...
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Mark A. Thompson

October 3, 2016

Mark A. Thompson, 54, a resident of Owensboro Center, passed away Oct. 3, 2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro, the only child, to the late Richard and Mariette Thompson. Mark was a very special guy who came into this world with an extra smile, extra laughs and one extra chromosome. He was a gift to those around him and he loved to listen to music, sing and dance....
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Mildred M. Crowe

June 3, 1929 - October 3, 2016

Mildred M. Crowe, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born June 3, 1929 in Ohio Co. to the late Harvey T. and Ella B. Horrell Marksberry, Sr. Mildred was the owner and operator of Mildred's Beauty Shop in Whitesville for years and also she and her husband, I. L. Crowe, were the original owners and operators of Mils Dairy Drive...
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William "Billy" Blandford, Sr.

May 8, 1930 - October 2, 2016

William D. "Billy" Blandford Sr., 86, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Blandford was born May 8, 1930 in St. Joseph, Kentucky to the late James A. and Mary Verna Merimee Blandford. Graduating from Saint Francis Academy, he was employed at Pinkerton Tobacco from where he retired. He loved coin collecting, the outdoors, especially fishing...
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Elizabeth JoAnn Hall

January 22, 1945 - October 1, 2016

Elizabeth JoAnn Hall, 71, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County to the late Woodrow and Trudy Smith Wilson. Elizabeth was of the Roman Catholic Faith and retired from Ragu where she was employed for more than twenty years. She enjoyed bingo, playing the slots at "the boat" (Casino Aztar) and yard sales. Most of...
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Roy Brown Woodward

October 16, 1942 - September 30, 2016

Dr. Roy Brown Woodward, of Owensboro, passed away on September 30, 2016, after a long illness. Dr. Woodward was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on October 16, 1942, to LeRoy Woodward and Mary Sue Brown. He graduated from Owensboro High School and Murray State University, before receiving his Doctorate in Education from Mississippi State University. For over 42 years, Dr. Woodward worked in...
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Margaret L. Medkiff

August 27, 1931 - September 30, 2016

Margaret L. Medkiff, 85, of Owensboro, died Friday, September 30, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born August 27, 1931 in McHenry, Kentucky to the late Joseph Earl "Mike" and Elda Atchison Cooper. Margaret was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed baking and bingo. She was preceded in death by her husband A.D. "Blackie" Medkiff. Margaret is survived by children,...
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Jerry Mezur

September 23, 1942 - September 30, 2016

Jerome" Jerry" Mezur passed peacefully, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born September, 23, 1942, to the late Alexander M. and Mary Agnes Gallagher Mezur. In his younger years growing up in Cincinnati, OH, he played for a National Championship Baseball Team alongside major leaguers, Eddie Brinkman, Pete Rose, and Roger Staubach. Mezur himself went on...
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Mary Bernardette Higdon Roberts

December 6, 1921 - September 27, 2016

Mary Bernardette Higdon-Roberts, 94, of Owensboro, left us to go be with her Heavenly Father Tuesday, September 27, 2016, from the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, Mary was born December 6, 1921 in Daviess County to the late Louis I. Higdon and Elizabeth Stella Lanham-Higdon. She was a member of St. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and had formerly attended Blessed Mother Catholic Church. ...
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Wilfred Lee Hagan

October 7, 1927 - September 26, 2016

Wilfred Lee Hagan Wilfred Lee Hagan, surrounded by his family, passed away on Monday, September 26, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Wilfred was born on October 7, 1927 to Jerome and Rose Annie Hagan in Whitesville, KY. He was raised on land near his grandfather's farm on Steven's School Road and spoke many times of riding in the wagon to go into Whitesville to attend church...
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Kenneth Earl

November 4, 1937 - September 26, 2016

Kenneth Earl, 78, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 25 at Owensboro Place where he had been a resident since 2002. Mr. Earl was born November 4, 1937 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Harvey Earl and Lela Brawley Earl. Kenneth was affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church in Villa Grove, Illinois. He enjoyed singing and adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Earl was...
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James Arnold Conder

June 9, 1935 - September 25, 2016

James Arnold Conder, 81, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Carmel Home. He was born June 9, 1935 in Daviess Co., KY to the late James William and Sarah Agnes Clark Conder. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Clarence "Smokey" Conder and wife Ozetta, Tommy Conder and wife Lucille, and Edward Conder and wife Lucy, a great grandson, Carson Michael Conder, and a brother-in...
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Barbara Jean Hurm

May 30, 1931 - September 25, 2016

Barbara Jean Hurm, 85, of Owensboro passed away peacefully at her home on September 25, 2016. She was born to the late Edward and Mary Price Hurm on May 30, 1931, in Daviess County. Barbara retired as an executive secretary for General Electric where she worked her entire career. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church where she was very active. Barbara loved to travel; it may have...
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Barry Wayne Beck

March 13, 1947 - September 25, 2016

Barry Beck, 69, of Owensboro passed away September 25, 2016. He was born on March 13, 1947, in Daviess County to the late JR and Edith Beck. Barry graduated from Western Kentucky University with a BA, MA, and Rank 1. He went on to be the principal at Whitesville Elementary for 23 years and also worked part-time for Daviess County Parks and Recreation for 26 years. Barry was a member of The...
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Skyleigh Cerise-Lucille Howard

September 23, 2016

Skyleigh Cerise-Lucille Howard's short life ended on Friday, September 23 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was the daughter of Brandi Camfield Howard and Marcus Howard of Owensboro. Skyleigh was preceded in death by her grandfather, Christopher Blandford and grandmother, Penny Howard. Survivors also include her brothers, Dakota Howard and Eli Reynolds; grandmother, Tonya Ward;...
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Joseph "Joey" Fischer

March 21, 1956 - September 23, 2016

Joseph Glenn "Joey" Fischer, 60, went barreling into the arms of Jesus and scooped up his first sweet granddaughter on Friday September 23, 2016 at 8:19 p.m. Joey was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on March 21, 1956 to the late Bill and Margaret Fischer. He grew up in Daviess County and graduated from the local high school in 1974. He would tell you that in his younger days he loved fast cars...
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Gladie Voyne Yeiser

October 28, 1935 - September 22, 2016

Gladie Voyne Yeiser, 80 of Owensboro, was called home by her Lord and Savior Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Signature Healthcare—Hillcrest in Owensboro. She was born October 28, 1935 in Uniontown to the late Frank Logan Yewell and Gladie Voyne Flener Yewell. Voyne was retired after 20 years with South Central Bell and was a member of First Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her...
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Wanda J. Gray

August 30, 1925 - September 22, 2016

Wanda J. Gray, 91, of Owensboro, passed away September 22, 2016 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born August 30, 1925 in Livermore to the late James B. and Grace Holder, Wanda was a member of Masonville United Methodist Church. She was a dedicated mother, homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing cards and quilting. ...
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Gustaf Swanson

July 24, 1942 - September 21, 2016

Gustaf B. Swanson, 74 years old, completed his baptism Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, while visiting his beloved Western Kentucky University. Gus was born in Calhoun on July 24, 1942, and attended school in Owensboro. In the sixth grade, he met the love of his life, Beverly, whom he followed home from school every day. They graduated from Owensboro Senior High in 1960 and they started dating after...
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Karen Gilmore

June 16, 1967 - September 20, 2016

Karen Gilmore, 49, of Shelbyville, passed away September 20, 2016. Born in Owensboro, June 16, 1967 to Wm. Michael and Shirley Gilmore, Karen was a Nurse and Patient Care Analyst at Kosair's Children's Hospital. She enjoyed going to the beach, coffee and conversation, as well as camping and spending time with her granddaughter and family. Karen never met a stranger and was loved by all who...
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Margaret Elease Jones Rawdon Payne

August 1, 1929 - September 19, 2016

Margaret Elease Jones Rawdon Payne, 87, passed away September 19, 2016. She was born in Obion County, Tennessee to the late Homer Thomas and Effie Sue Duty Jones. She had been employed as a nurse's aide at Twin Rivers Nursing Home (formerly Bon Harbor). Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Payne; a grandchild, Scotty Lawson; and four siblings. She is survived by her...
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Anna Wilkerson

February 21, 1924 - September 17, 2016

Anna Louise Wilkerson, 92, of Owensboro, Kentucky, went to be with her Lord and Savior on September 17, 2016. She was born in Daviess County on February 21, 1924, to the late William Mark and Georgie Stinnett Rhodes. Anna was a woman of God and an active lifetime member of First Baptist Church. Family was extremely important to Anna, she left many sweet memories of homemade dumplings, chocolate...
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Lucas Anderson

March 15, 1988 - September 16, 2016

Lucas Gene Anderson, 28, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away September 16, 2016, at his home. Born March 15, 1988, Lucas enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, walks in nature and arcade games. He enjoyed helping others and often times, without having to be asked. Lucas is survived by his children, Alexandria Anderson and Joshua Anderson; father, Erie Anderson; mother, Kathy Noffsinger (James);...
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Nettie Roach Parker

March 8, 1931 - September 16, 2016

Nettie Roach Parker, 85, formerly of Burton Rd., Utica, KY, went to be with Jesus on September 16, 2016. She was born on March 8, 1931, to James E. and Beulah Mae Corley Roach in Owensboro, KY. She worked at Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital, for Dr. Noel B. Maddox and at Anderson's Department Store in Owensboro. She had been an active member of Hall Street Baptist Church, and currently was a...
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Michael H. Carrico

May 18, 1949 - September 16, 2016

Michael H. Carrico, 67, of Cincinnati passed away Friday, September 16, 2016 at his home. Mr. Carrico was born May 18, 1949 in Owensboro to the late Henry and Mary Boteler Carrico. Michael graduated with a degree in Accounting from Brescia University in 1975 and was employed as an accountant at Ethicon in Cincinnati after working for Canteen in Owensboro and Kimball in Jasper. He served in the...
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Johnnie B. Phillips

November 19, 1931 - September 14, 2016

Johnnie B. Phillips, 84, of Henderson, died Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. Mr. Phillips retired from Independence Bank and was previously employed with Citizens State Bank, Liberty national bank and South Central Bank in Owensboro and Peoples Bank in Madisonville. He was associated with financial institutions from 1955 until his retirement in 2001. He...
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Curtis Jostine Moss

August 9, 1940 - September 14, 2016

Curtis Jostine Moss, 76, of Owensboro, formerly of Beaver Dam, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at his home after battling lung cancer. He was born in Echols, Kentucky to the late Ben and Marie Givens Moss. Curtis was a retired and disabled veteran of the U.S. Navy. He served two tours in Vietnam and earned the Vietnam Service and Campaign, National Defense and Sharp Shooter M-16...
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Grover Cleveland Phillips

August 6, 1927 - September 12, 2016

Grover Cleveland Phillips, 89, of Owensboro passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home. Mr. Phillips was born August 6, 1927 in Muhlenberg County to the late Ivy Phillips and Kate Barr Phillips. He served honorably as an Army veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Phillips loved to go to flea markets, find and refurbish old tools, was very mechanical and could fix cars and lawn mowers and was...
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Clifton Ray Sumner

August 16, 1953 - September 12, 2016

Clifton Ray Sumner, 63, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home. He was born August 16, 1953 in Daviess Co. to the late Lawrence and Dorothy Magaline Edwards Sumner. He had been employed at A.E.P. Power Plant in Rockport, IN and also had worked at Hagerman Plumbing and Heating. Clifton had coached both youth baseball and basketball and enjoyed golf, playing cards,...
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Lotus Ray Stogner

October 6, 1960 - September 12, 2016

Lotus Ray Stogner, 55, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away September 12, 2016 at his home. He was born to Richard Horace and Ida Pauline Mallory Stogner in Philpot. Lotus worked as a heavy equipment operator for 28 years, and after retiring, worked for Castlen Welding. He was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. He loved to farm and spend time with his grandson. He is preceded in death by...
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Malachi Nisaiah Lowery

September 11, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Malachi Nisaiah Lowery, infant son of Katelyn Quinn and Nathan Lowery was born and passed away Sunday, September 11 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He is survived by his parents and grandparents, Timmie and Amanda Johnson, Robbie Quinn, Lauretta Johnson and John Bullitt and Raymond Lowery, Sr. A memorial service will be held at Noon Friday, September 16 at Glenn Funeral Home and...
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Charlotte P. Warren

February 1, 1927 - September 11, 2016

Charlotte P. Warren, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born February 1, 1927 in Daviess Co. to the late John R. and Mary Barbara Lashbrook Perryman. Charlotte was retired from Westinghouse and North American Philips after 40 years of service and was a member of Hall Street Baptist Church. She was also...
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Jeffrey Allen Millay

August 26, 1961 - September 11, 2016

Capt. Jeffrey "Jeff" Allen Millay, 55, of Stanley, KY, died Sunday, September 11, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Owensboro to Robert and Joann Millay, graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School and attended Brescia University. After serving in the Air Force, Jeff became a member of the Owensboro Fire...
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James Joe "Jay" Etherton

August 21, 1973 - September 10, 2016

James Joe "Jay" Etherton, 43, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. He was born August 21, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois. Jay was owner and operator of Jay's Autobody Specialty for 13 years. He loved restoring old cars and had received numerous certificates on auto body repair, restoration, and management. He loved spending time with his children and was very high on life. ...
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Lachhmibai Khetaram Maheshwari

March 15, 1942 - September 9, 2016

Lachhmibai Khetaram Maheshwari, 74, peacefully passed away Friday, September 9, 2016 in her second home, Owensboro, KY. She was born March 15, 1942 in the small town of Kantio, Pakistan to the late Mangharam and Aambabai Chowdhary. She moved to Modasa, India in 1998, along with family. Lachhmibai was the beloved wife of Khetaram Maheshwari for last 61 years. With her demise a brave and...
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Theresa Rose Hagman McCarty

September 16, 1928 - September 9, 2016

Theresa Rose Hagman McCarty, 87, of Utica, died peacefully in her sleep on September 9, 2016, in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. A native of Hancock County, she was born September 16, 1928, to the late Harold Victor Hagman, Sr. and Dorothy Rose Johnson Hagman. Theresa Rose was an active member of St. Anthony Parish, Browns Valley where she was a Lector, a Eucharistic Minister and...
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