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

David Leverne Ralph

October 8, 1944 - February 4, 2016

David Leverne Ralph, 71, of Maceo, passed away Thursday, Feburary 4, 2016. David was born October 8th, 1944 in Owensboro. David was employed for Brite-Way Sign Company throughout the late 70's and Early 80's. He then owned and operated his own remodeling company for many years before retirement. David attended Blessed Mother Catholic Church and enjoyed watching television, playing chess,...
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Barbara Jean Gilles Clark

October 24, 1937 - February 4, 2016

Barbara Jean Gilles Clark, 78, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County to the late Herman and Ellen Mordock Gilles. Barbara had worked at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in admitting, but her greatest love was Owensboro Catholic High School. She had been the athletic secretary for a time and a substitute...
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Miles H. Simmons

November 22, 1931 - February 4, 2016

Miles H. Simmons, 84, of Philpot, died February 4, 2016 under the care of Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. Mr. Simmons was born November 22, 1931 in Daviess County to the late Wilford M. and Sarah Corine Crask Simmons. He retired from Whirlpool after 26 years as a tig welder. Mr. Simmons was a member of the Daviess County Lions Club, the National Guard, and the founder of the coffee group that met...
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Bogart "Bo" Scott Reed

May 30, 1934 - February 3, 2016

Bogart "Bo" Scott Reed, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 03, 2016, at his residence. He was born in Chestnut Mountain, GA to the late Joseph Scott and Louie Nell Reed, graduated from Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, AL; served his country as a First Lt. Sig Corp in the Army; and graduated from Auburn University with a BS in electrical engineering. Bo lived in North Carolina,...
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Wanda D. Gregory

November 18, 1955 - February 2, 2016

Wanda D. Gregory, 60, of Owensboro, passed away, Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Wanda was born November 18th, 1955 in Owensboro, to the late Hugh and Winona Wilhite. Wanda was a 1977 Graduate of Kentucky State University with a Bacholors of Science in Early Childhood Education. She worked as a data processor with Baskin Robbins for more than 20 years. Mrs....
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David Glenn Tromly, Sr.

June 30, 1951 - February 1, 2016

David Glenn Tromly, Sr., 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016, while under the care of Hospice of Western KY. He was born June 30, 1951 in Daviess Co. to the late Aubrey "A. W." and Elizabeth Clark "Peggy" Tromly. He was a member of Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and was retired from Green River Steel after 29 years. David was a member of the United Steelworkers...
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April Christine Campbell Goodall

April 26, 1972 - January 31, 2016

April Christine Campbell Goodall went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, January 31, 2016, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. April was born on April 26, 1972, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Denny Campbell and Sally I. Altrogge Campbell. April married the love of her life, Herbert C. Goodall, on September 3, 1993. Their children, Courtney,...
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John Thomas (JT) Taylor

April 6, 1926 - January 30, 2016

John Thomas (JT) Taylor, 89, went to his eternal rest on January 30, 2016, with his family gathered around him, after a short time in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born to the late Sherman and Virginia Smitha Taylor on April 6, 1926. JT was a member of Third Baptist Church for over 80 years, a Kentucky Colonel, Mason of Lodge 130, had served as President of Southern Little...
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Tim Shaffer

March 27, 1974 - January 30, 2016

Tim Shaffer, 41, of Owensboro, passed away January 30, 2016. He was born March 27, 1974 in The Dalles, Oregon to Thomas R. and Patricia Grimm Shaffer. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing and was excellent with his hands especially woodworking and carpentry. Mr. Shaffer is survived by his sons, Aaron and Hunter Shaffer both of Owensboro; father, Thomas R. Shaffer Sr.;...
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Mary Allen Spalding

May 4, 1928 - January 29, 2016

Mary Allen Spalding passed away peacefully Friday, January 29, 2016, at the Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson. Ms. Spalding had worked for G.C. Electric in Rockford, IL for 17 years, for General Electric in Owensboro, and she was a member of Crabtree Avenue Baptist Church. She and her husband Joe were active in the VFW, American Legion, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, and the Am Vets Post...
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Leona G. Crunk

December 15, 1932 - January 29, 2016

Leona G. Crunk, 83, of Owensboro, passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital on Friday, January 29, 2016. Born December 15, 1932 in Paducah to the late Jasper and Pinkie Gunn, Leona was a member of the Owensboro Church of Christ since 1952. She was married to William E. Crunk, who passed away in 1996 and worked at G.E. before transitioning to Anderson Windows, where she later retired. ...
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Nathan E. Renfrow

January 6, 1960 - January 29, 2016

Nathan E. Renfrow, 56, of Owensboro went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 29, 2016, in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Owensboro, served his country in the Army, had been a mason for 34 years, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, BBQ, watching Gilliagan's Island and NASCAR. He was preceded in death by his wife Geneva Renfrow and his father, Louis Renfrow. Survivors...
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Mildred E. Wathen

December 19, 1925 - January 29, 2016

Mildred E. Wathen, 90, of Owensboro, died Friday, January 29, 2016, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born in Louisville to the late Clella and Verbal Mahurin Evans, had worked at General Electric and retired from the Daviess County School System. Mildred had been a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Altar Society, the Ladies Auxiliary and was most recently a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church...
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Maxwell Lee Gabbert

May 16, 1930 - January 28, 2016

Maxwell Lee Gabbert, 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 16, 1930 in Hancock Co. to the late Virgil and Myrtle Adkins Gabbert. Max was retired after 32 years of service with the Owensboro Fire Department as an engineer. He also had worked for 30 years in construction with George Birkhead Builders. Max loved U...
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George O. Willis

July 14, 1923 - January 28, 2016

Mr. George O. Willis, 92, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 in Owensboro. Born in Campbellsville, KY, the son of the late William Fred and Muriel Hord Willis, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet, attended and graduated from flight school, and was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant. During World War II he served as a navigator-bombardier instructor, stationed in France and...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Payne

August 11, 1931 - January 28, 2016

Elizabeth Catherine Payne, 84, of Knottsville, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 surrounded by her family. Elizabeth, known to all as Betty, was born to the late Hugh and Bea Millay on August 11, 1931. She was a lifelong member of St. Williams Catholic Church and had retired from DCPS as a bus driver. Betty enjoyed playing bingo, gardening and spending time with family and friends. She was also...
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James H. "Jimbo" Bruton

August 27, 1925 - January 25, 2016

James H. "Jimbo" Bruton, of Owensboro passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital at the age of 90. Born in Burkesville, KY a son of the late Michael and Georgia Tuggle Bruton, Jimbo was a graduate of Bowling Green High School where he lettered four years in football, basketball, and baseball. Too tall for the Navy or the Army Air Corps, he joined the U.S. Army in...
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Donald Ray Wilkins, Sr.

July 31, 1948 - January 25, 2016

Donald Ray Wilkins, Sr. 67, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 31, 1948 in Daviess Co., KY to the late Kenneth and Evelyn Hedges Wilkins. Donald Ray was retired as a furniture inspector with the Hon Co. and was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He had received numerous combat medals from serving in...
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Judith Gail Mae Gillaspie Berry

June 1, 1994 - January 25, 2016

Judith Gail Mae Gillaspie Berry, 21, of Whitesville, died Monday, January 25, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Daviess County to Robert Lee Gillaspie, Jr. and Carla Stone Gillaspie. Judith worked at the Wendell Foster's Campus for Developmental Disabilities as a direct support professional and she loved her job. She was working on her RN degree at OCTC, had attended First Free Will...
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Herman Eugene "Gene" Gordon

February 4, 1935 - January 24, 2016

Herman Eugene "Gene" Gordon, 80, of Owensboro passed away January 24, 2016 at his home. Born on February 4, 1935 to the late Henry Herman and Dessie McDaniel Gordon, he attended Daviess County High School. Later he worked with his father who owned HH Gordon & Son Produce Co. and eventually took the business over. After several years of working in the produce industry, Gene laid it aside and took...
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Landon "L.K." Burcham

April 21, 1929 - January 23, 2016

Landon Kenneth "L.K." Burcham, 86, of Owensboro, passed away January 23, 2016 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born April 22, 1929 in Windsor, Missouri to the late Robert and Bernice Myers Burcham. L.K. was a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, where he continued to be an active alumni and followed his beloved Wildcats. He was a decorated Korean War veteran...
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Paul "PJ" Tinnell

November 8, 1965 - January 23, 2016

Paul "PJ" Tinnell, 50, of Owensboro, was called home to be with the Lord, Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He had been diagnosed with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and had complications after his second liver transplant. PJ was born November 8, 1965, to the late Paul and Barbara Tinnell, had worked at Glenmore Distillery, and was a member of BridgePointe...
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Thelma Mae Fitzgerald

November 22, 1934 - January 22, 2016

Thelma M. Fitzgerald, 81, of Owensboro passed away Friday, January 22, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County to the late Charles and Susie Pendleton. Mrs. Fitzgerald was of the Baptist faith and retired from Owensboro Transit System. She loved bingo and enjoyed spending time playing on her computer. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Samuel...
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Barry Potts

April 23, 1958 - January 21, 2016

Barry Potts, 57, of Gallatin, TN, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was born April 23, 1958 in Daviess Co., KY. He was a certified appraiser, was in the wholesale car business, and a member of Third Baptist Church. Barry was an avid Dallas Cowboys and U. K. basketball fan and loved Nascar racing. He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Sacra,...
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Margaret Flaherty Smith

November 18, 1911 - January 21, 2016

Margaret Flaherty Smith, 104, of Owensboro, passed away January 21, 2016 under the loving care of the Carmel Home. Mrs. Smith was born November 18, 1911 in Owensboro to the late Ritchie B. and Sue Ella Buckman Flaherty. She was known by all as an avid game player, especially Bridge, where she achieved the distinguished level of "Life Master" at the age of 78. Mrs. Smith graduated from St. Frances...
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Cindy S. Chesser

October 21, 1971 - January 21, 2016

Cindy S. Chesser, 44, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro to the late Frank and Minnie Patterson. Cindy is survived by sisters, Frankie Carter, Stephanie Ann Johnson and Toni Nell Winters. Services are private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky 3419 Wathen's Crossing Owensboro,...
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Wilbur "Gene" Rose

January 13, 1941 - January 21, 2016

Wilbur "Gene" Rose, 75, of Owensboro, passed away January 21, 2016 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Mr. Rose was born January 13, 1941 in Charleston, MO to the late Morris VanBuren Rose and Ellen Tate Rose. He was an extremely devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Mr. Rose was also a Deacon Emeritus at Macedonia Baptist Church and a member of the American Legion. Mr. Rose was...
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Edgar B. Sanders

January 20, 1924 - January 19, 2016

Edgar B. Sanders, 91, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at his home. He was born in Owensboro to the late Henry C. "Jack" and Bertha Bedell Sanders. Mr. Sanders was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. His service included the D-Day Invasion and his detail was one of the first to arrive at Utah Beach to clear land mines for the arriving troops. He was of the Baptist faith. ...
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Glover H. (Sonny) Cary, Jr.

November 4, 1923 - January 18, 2016

Glover H. (Sonny) Cary, Jr., 92, of Owensboro, died January 18, 2016, at Elmcroft at Oaklawn in Louisville. He was born in McLean County to the late Glover H. Cary, Sr. and Elizabeth Miller Cary. Sonny began his career in 1950 at Texas Gas as a field clerk working on the pipeline, moving then to Safety Engineer and then to the Housing Department. As manager of Industrial Development he was...
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Joseph D. Hagan

October 14, 1949 - January 18, 2016

Joseph D. Hagan, 66, of Eddyville, passed away January 18, 2016 in Princeton, KY. Mr. Hagan was born October 14, 1949 in Owensboro to the late Earl and Evelyn Benningfield Hagan. He was a retired business man who owned and ran Dark Star Satellite and a tanning salon. He was an avid reader and UK basketball fan who also enjoyed computers, reading, and watching TV. Mr. Hagan was a veteran of the U...
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Frankie Horn, Jr.

July 6, 1973 - January 17, 2016

Frankie Horn Jr., 42, of Owensboro, passed away January 17, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born in Daviess County to the late Frankie and Alice Horn, Jr. enjoyed racing, hunting, fishing, and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was a hardworking man and was always available to help when someone was in need. Jr. is also preceded in death by his sisters, Sarah Carrico and...
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Dianne Louise Farmer Brooks Reynolds

January 26, 1943 - January 16, 2016

Dianne Louise Farmer Brooks Reynolds, 72, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born January 26, 1943 in Daviess Co. to the late Lloyd Daniel and Angela Rhinerson Farmer. Dianne was retired after many years as a waitress with Moonlight Bar-B-Q Inn and Ryan's Family Steakhouse. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church...
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Irene Brown Barnes

May 12, 1965 - January 15, 2016

Irene Brown Barnes, 50, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born May 12, 1965 in Daviess Co. to the late Robert and Irene Hines Brown. Irene had worked in several daycares caring for children. She helped mold the lives of many people raising and caring for many children. She just loved helping people especially those in need. ...
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Shirley A. Daniel

January 7, 1936 - January 15, 2016

Shirley Ann Turner Daniel, 80, originally from Owensboro, but most recently of Cleveland, TN, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 in Chattanooga. Born January 7, 1936 to the late Archie and Margaret Turner, was a member of the Church of God Prophecy. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Cecil Daniel; her brothers, Jimmy Turner, Jerry Turner, and Ronnie Turner; and her son...
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Stirman R. Fulkerson

June 1, 1933 - January 14, 2016

Stirman Fulkerson, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Signature Health Care---Hillcrest. He was born June 1, 1933 in Daviess Co. to the late Raymond and Beulah Crowe Fulkerson. Stirman was retired after 28 years with I.B.M. in Lexington as an electrical engineer. He was a member of Hall Street Baptist and a U. S. Army veteran. Stirman had served as a deacon and...
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Clara Dorine Roberts

October 25, 1928 - January 13, 2016

Clara "Dorine" Roberts, 87, passed away January 13, 2016 at Wellington Parc. Born October 25, 1928 to the late Glendon P. and Alma Pendley Green, Mrs. Roberts was a caregiver most of her life and enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling, the ocean, and UK Basketball. Dorine loved her husband, Ollie to the moon and back, and family was her life. Mrs. Roberts trusted in God and was a vital part of...
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John M. Crowe, I

October 2, 1941 - January 13, 2016

Mr. John M. Crowe, I, 74, of Owensboro passed away January 13, 2016 at his residence. He was born October 2, 1941 in Stanley, Kentucky to the late Joseph and Martha (Barr) Crowe. Mr. Crowe was of the Catholic Faith and retired from Commonwealth Aluminum after 28 years. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Army and a member of the local VFW Post 696. He loved watching his...
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Elza Edward "Eddie" Earl

September 4, 1948 - January 13, 2016

Mr. Elza Edward "Eddie" Earl 67, of Owensboro passed away January 13, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 4, 1948 in Daviess County to the late Beckham, Sr. and Marie Blair Earl. Mr. Earl loved working on cars, in his yard and going fishing and hunting. He fought a long and hard battle with COPD, along with his cancer. Mr. Earl was preceded in death by his wife...
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Dorothy Berry

May 11, 1927 - January 12, 2016

Dorothy Lea "Dot" Best Berry, 88, died January 12, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County on May 11, 1927 to the late Walter T. Best and Katie Lea Adelman Best. She was predeceased by her husband, Patrick H. Berry, who died in 2009 and siblings Edward Best, Miriam Rouse and Mickey Best. She is survived by sisters Lena Lovan, Bud Best, Helen Leib, Jean...
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Stephen Choya Burcham

September 6, 1951 - January 11, 2016

Stephen "Choya" Burcham, 64, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 6, 1951 in Daviess Co., KY. Choya was a Master Electrician and electrical contractor and the owner of Choya's Electric. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and was a U. S. Air Force veteran. He was a former building inspector for...
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Rena Strader Roark

March 7, 1927 - January 9, 2016

Rena Roark, 88, of Owensboro, passed away January 9, 2016. Mrs. Roark was born March 7, 1927 in Muhlenberg County to the late Lonnie and Wilma Strader. Mrs. Roark retired from Owensboro Daviess County Hospital after 27 years as the Supervisor of Admissions. She attended Graham High School and was a long standing member of Macedonia Baptist Church. Mrs. Roark was preceded in death by her...
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Hettie Bell Sanders

January 8, 2016

Hettie Bell (Smith) Sanders, 90, of Owensboro passed away Friday, January 8, 2016. She was born in Maxwell, Kentucky to the late Lee C. and Greek Smith. Mrs. Sanders graduated as valedictorian of her class at Livermore High School and went to work at Ken-Rad (G.E.) for several years. She then dedicated her time to becoming a loving homemaker. Mrs. Sanders was a skilled seamstress who wouldn't...
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Kenneth P. "Kenny" Clay

November 2, 1981 - January 7, 2016

Kenneth P. "Kenny" Clay, 34, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, January7, 2016. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. Kenny graduated from Owensboro High, where he was a member of JROTC, in 2000. He went on to become a U.S. Army veteran. Kenny was a talented artist, musician and songwriter who was also a good mechanic and skilled in home improvement. He enjoyed bluegrass music and attending...
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Ron Russell

March 16, 1938 - January 7, 2016

Ron Russell, 77, of Owensboro, died January 7, 2016. Mr. Russell was born March 16, 1938 in Washington, D.C. to the late Wayne and Mary Ingram Russell. He was known as a very compassionate man who loved helping others. Mr. Russell found much enjoyment in riding motorcycles and attending cross country rallies. He was an accomplished photographer through which he expressed his love of nature and...
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Letha Louise Blount

November 27, 1937 - January 7, 2016

Letha L. Blount, 78, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, January 07, 2016 at Owensboro Center. She was born in Kennett, Missouri to the late Owen and Helen Smith. Mrs. Blount was a retired registered nurse who was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a daughter, Christine Young of Owensboro; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a sister, Joanne Smith of Kennett, Missouri. A...
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Myrtle Potts Tinius

November 6, 1915 - January 6, 2016

Myrtle Potts Tinius, 100, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2016. She was born in Masonville on November 6, 1915 to the late George and Ella Hazelrigg Potts. Mrs. Tinius retired after thirty years of teaching in the Daviess County school system, first grade being her favorite. Up until her death, she was the oldest living retired teacher from the DCPS. Mrs. Tinius loved to cook, arrange flowers,...
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Ruth Marks

January 6, 1924 - January 5, 2016

Ruth Marks, 91, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Wellington Parc. She was born January 6, 1924 in Daviess Co., to the late Frank and Ella Hundley Winstead. Ruth was a member of St. John United Methodist Church and had worked as a bookkeeper in the family business, Marks Automotive. She loved working in her yard, playing bridge, and volunteering at the Help Office where...
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Gay Coffey Spicer

December 13, 1946 - January 2, 2016

Gay Coffey Spicer, 69, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on January 2, 2016. She was born on December 13, 1946 to the late Sherman H. and Virginia (Dillman) Coffey. Ms. Spicer was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed her family and traveling with her husband during their retirement years. She was a strong and courageous woman whose positive attitude inspired many. Gay was also a...
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Gordon K. Lamb

August 27, 1942 - January 2, 2016

Mr. Gordon K. Lamb age 73, of Owensboro, passed away on January 2, 2016 in Owensboro. He was born on August 27, 1942. Mr. Lamb retired from HON Company after 36years, was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church, Men on Mission, and a graduate of Daviess County High School. Mr. Lamb is survived by his wife; Jeanne (O'Dell) Lamb, daughter; Dodie and husband Roger Conder of Owensboro, son;...
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Robert E. "Ozzie" Osborne

January 8, 1931 - January 1, 2016

Robert E. "Ozzie" Osborne, 84, of Owensboro, formerly of Louisville, passed away on Friday, January 1, 2016. He was born January 8, 1931 in Dayton, Ohio to the late John Edgar and Royce Shaw Osborne. He was retired and the former owner and operator of the Osborne Cleaners in Louisville. He was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church where he enjoyed preparing and cooking the...
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Annsley Beth Curry

September 29, 2015 - January 1, 2016

Annsley Beth Curry, 3 months, passed away January 1, 2016. She was born to Matthew and Kayla Curry September 29, 2015. Annsley loved to smile and watch mommy, daddy, and her three sisters. She is preceded in death by her Great-Great Grandparents, Cecil Hall and his wife Merlene, Gene W. Ferrell, John Howard and his wife Anna Grace; and Great Aunt, Jannie Varble. Annsley is survived by her...
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Karen Keller Martin

March 14, 1954 - December 31, 2015

Karen Keller Martin, 61, of Owensboro, was escorted by Heaven's angels to her forever home on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 6:25 p.m. She was born March 14, 1954 to Vincent Gerald Keller and Joyce Woodward Keller. Karen was owner and office manager of Audie's Vinyl, LLC, was founder and director of Healing Rooms of Owensboro. She was a member of Word and Spirit Ministry Center. She enjoyed...
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Jeffery T. Fox

June 13, 1963 - December 31, 2015

Jeffery T. Fox, 52, passed away December 31, 2015. Born to the late Roy Jasper Fox and Sue Beavers, Mr. Fox enjoyed UK basketball, fishing, gardening, animals, and had worked as a mechanical engineer most of his life. Jeffery found most of his enjoyment in being a proud father and loved his children, wife, and family very much. He was preceded in death by one brother. Mr. Fox is survived by...
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Joseph B. Striker

January 4, 1943 - December 28, 2015

Mr. Joseph B. Striker, 72, of Owensboro, passed away December 28, 2015 in Owensboro. He was born January 4, 1943 to the late Joseph S. and Jennie (Theodori) Striker. Mr. Striker worked at the U.S. Postal Service for 25 years as a mail processing clerk, retiring in April 2008. Prior to that, he was a U.S. Army Tank PLT Sergeant, retiring after twenty years of service. Mr. Striker was a member...
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Thelma Jane Combs Newberry

December 28, 2015

Thelma Jane Combs Newberry went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm with her family at her side. Thelma was a long-time member of First Baptist Church and had served on numerous committees and had taught some craft classes in earlier years, as well as assisting with Vacation Bible School. She was one of the founding members the "New Ladies" Sunday...
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Charles E. Maupin

August 17, 1927 - December 27, 2015

Charles E. Maupin, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born August 17, 1927 in Jefferson Co., to the late Charles E. and Nanny Florence Farmer Maupin. Charles was retired after 38 years as a boilermaker with the Boilermakers Union Local #40. He was a member of Good Shepherd Church and a U. S. Army veteran of...
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Theresa Ann Roberts

April 7, 1950 - December 27, 2015

Theresa Ann Roberts, 65, of Owensboro, passed away December 27, 2015 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Daviess County to the late Authur Lee and Frances Sapp on April 7, 1950. Mrs. Roberts loved to garden and spend time with family, especially her grandchildren and dog, Bocephus. Theresa is preceded in death by a step-son, William Lee Roberts and brothers,...
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Martha Jennings Puckett

May 3, 1948 - December 26, 2015

Martha Jennings Puckett, 67, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro to the late Fred and Mattie Kelly Murphy. Before retirement Martha worked in human resources at Daviess County Hospital (now Owensboro Health) for more than twenty years. She was also employed by J's Liquor for more than twenty-five years. Martha...
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Karen Keown Scott

November 15, 1954 - December 25, 2015

Karen Keown Scott, 61, formerly of Owensboro, died suddenly in a motor vehicle accident on Friday, December 25, 2015. Mrs. Scott was born November 15, 1954 in Daviess County to the late George "Hoppy" Keown and Gladys Mae Hale. Mrs. Scott was loved by many and enjoyed going for walks whenever possible. She had an impressive collection of angels and wind chimes, enjoyed writing in her journal, and...
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R. Lawrence Johnson

January 2, 1927 - December 25, 2015

Raphael Lawrence Johnson, 88, of Knottsville, died Friday morning, December 25, 2015 at his home surrounded by family. He was born January 2, 1927 in Hancock County to the late Raphael and Julia Johnson. Mr. Johnson was an Army Veteran of WW II who retired from Chrysler but also spent many years as a carpenter and a farmer. He enjoyed fishing, country music, gardening, horse racing and...
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Paul E. Johnson

March 9, 1938 - December 24, 2015

Paul E. Johnson, 77, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015. Mr. Johnson was born March 9, 1938 in Daviess County to the late William Roy Johnson and Margaret Higgs. He loved gospel and jazz music, going shopping, and was an avid reader. Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Elaine Johnson in 2005; his brother, Howard Kelsey Jr. in 2001; and an infant son. He...
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Mary N. Cline

November 19, 1933 - December 23, 2015

Mary Nell Cline, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Mrs. Cline was born on November 19, 1933 in Island, Kentucky to the late John and Selma Davis Greenlee. She had worked at the GE plant and the Cigar Factory in Owensboro but spent most of her life as a homemaker. Mrs. Cline was a simple and plain woman who loved to crotchet, work word puzzles and was especially fond of...
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Charles T. "Tom" Moss

February 11, 1938 - December 23, 2015

Charles T. "Tom" Moss, 77, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Daviess County to the late Charles Emmett and Lola D. Sandefur Moss. After 25 years of service, Mr. Moss retired from Commonwealth Aluminum where he had served as a purchasing agent and manager. Following retirement, he and his wife moved to Daytona...
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Edith D. King

August 30, 1932 - December 22, 2015

Edith D. King, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at her home. She was born in Ohio County to the late Gus and Rosie Ambrose Sharp. Mrs. King enjoyed helping people and had worked as a private duty nurse for many years. She was of the Baptist Faith. Mrs. King was also a loving, dedicated homemaker who enjoyed cooking and spending time with family. She was preceded in...
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Mary Jane Young

March 23, 1937 - December 21, 2015

Mary Jane Young, 78, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 21, 2015 as her family surrounded her with love. Mary Jane was born on March 23, 1937 in Daviess County as one of twelve children of the late Lucian Arthur and Lucien Maxcentia Payne. She worked at Medley Distilling until its closing and then retired from Glenmore Distillery. Mary Jane was an exceptional home keeper...
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Elizabeth Spurrier Rhoden

August 14, 1917 - December 20, 2015

Ms. Elizabeth (Spurrier) Rhoden, 98, of Owensboro, passed away December 20, 2015 in Owensboro. She was born August 14, 1917 to the late Bjarne Hary and Pearl (Dodds) Spurrier. Ms. Rhoden worked as a registered nurse for 42 years at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, retiring in 1982. She also worked for Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Ms. Rhoden was a member of Wesleyan Heights...
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Juel D. Matthews

April 29, 1930 - December 20, 2015

Juel D. Matthews, 85, of Owensboro, passed away December 20, 2015 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born April 29, 1930 to the late William and Sarah Snyder, Mrs. Matthews retired from MedCo. As an Administrator, was a member of Life Community Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and volunteered for fifteen years at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Juel was a...
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Mary Frances Bickett

August 3, 1921 - December 19, 2015

Mary Frances Leibfreid Bickett, 94, of Owensboro, passed away December 19, 2015 at the Owensboro Center. She was born August 3, 1921 in Daviess Co. to the late Jacob and Jessie Gertrude Settles Leibfreid. Mary Frances was a member of Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and was retired from General Electric after 35 years of service. She always enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and...
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Tommy Chambers

September 1, 1936 - December 19, 2015

Mr. Tommy R. Chambers age 79 of Owensboro, passed away on December 19, 2015 at his residence with his loving family by his side. Tommy was born on September 1, 1936 to the late Quince and Edith (McElroy) Chambers. Tommy was a member of the Sorgho Baptist Church, he retired from Green Coal and Construction after 50 years and one month. Tommy enjoyed wood working and riding scooters with his...
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Albertina E. Visconti

August 12, 1917 - December 18, 2015

Albertina "Tina" Elizabeth Ofer Visconti, 98, of Owensboro passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Tina was born Aug. 12, 1917, in Mariah Hill, Indiana, the daughter of George Ofer and Regina Colligon Ofer. Tina married Fred Francis Visconti in 1938 and he preceded her in death in 1977. Mrs. Visconti was a member of the Blessed Mother Catholic Church...
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James Robert "Bobby" Bivins

September 27, 1929 - December 17, 2015

James Robert "Bobby" Bivins, 86, of Yelvington, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 27, 1929 in Hancock Co., to the late James Carl and Mary Ellen Duncan Bivins. He had worked at Green River Steel and had farmed all his life. Bobby was still very active on the farm and, at harvest time, he enjoyed riding in the combine with...
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Barbara Moore

August 4, 1933 - December 16, 2015

Barbara Ann Lamar Moore "MiMi" was born Aug. 4, 1933 in Hancock County, Ky., to the late Richard C. and Beulah I. Lamar and went to be with Jesus on Dec. 16, 2015. She was a member of St. John United Methodist Church. Barbara lived a life of love and service, giving her time and energy to her church, the Help Office of Owensboro and others. She was a woman of faith and a child of God. Her life...
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William Buddy Coleman

January 30, 1931 - December 16, 2015

Mr. William "Buddy" Coleman, age 84 of Owensboro passed away at his residence on December 16, 2015, with his family by his side. Buddy was born on January 30, 1931 to the late Carl and Clara (Anderson) Coleman in Daviess County. Buddy was a member of the Hall Street Baptist Church, and was an Veteran of the Korean War as a member of the U.S. Army. Buddy is preceded in death by his parents,...
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Betty Miller

July 14, 1931 - December 12, 2015

Betty Sue VanWinkle Miller, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2015 at her home. She was one of twelve children of Dewey and Tillie VanWinkle. She was a member of Good Shepherd Church and a former member of St. John United Methodist Church. She served as secretary in both churches and Children's Sunday School Superintendent at St. John. Her home was always open to family and...
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Paul W. Fullenwider

May 28, 1926 - December 12, 2015

Paul W. Fullenwider, 89, of Maceo passed away Saturday, December 12, 2015. He was born May 28, 1926 in Hancock County, the youngest son of the late H.J. (Buddy) and Kate Marsch Fullenwider. He was preceded in death by brothers, H.M., Bill, Miller, Ford and a sister Dorothy Johnson. In 1944, Paul enlisted with the 2nd Marine Corp during World War II, serving in Saipan in the South Pacific, the...
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Reta B. Williams

May 9, 1928 - December 12, 2015

Reta B. Williams, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2015 at home, surrounded by her family. She was born May 9, 1928 in Livermore, KY to the late Clyde and Irene Brown. Reta retired from Ken-Tron. She was a talented quilter, an avid UK fan, and enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune and Old Westerns. Reta was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas F. Williams; a sister,...
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Gary Dean Berry

July 11, 1944 - December 10, 2015

Mr. Gary Dean Berry, age 71of Owensboro, passed away on December 10, 2015 at his residence. Gary was born on July 11, 1944 to the late Halleck and Helen Louise (Reynolds) Berry. Gary was of the Baptist Faith, was a Veteran of the U. S. Marines, and was a Truck Driver for Lamasco Trucking. Gary loved Nascar, and UK Basketball. Gary is preceded in death by his parents, spouse: Brenda (Brown)...
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Colleen Swank

March 26, 1924 - December 9, 2015

Colleen Swank, 91, passed into the presence of the Lord on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. She was born on March 26, 1924 in Muhlenberg County to the late Angelo and Fannie Addie Miller-Moore. Colleen served her family well as a homemaker but was also very successful in Avon reaching the level of the President's Club. Her quiet spirit was expressed in service to the elderly and working in the ...
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Bette Joy Denton

November 16, 1927 - December 8, 2015

Bette Joy Ranson Denton, 88, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2015. She was born November 16, 1927 in Owensboro, KY to Mary & Will Ranson. Bette was a graduate of West Louisville High School. She was a member of Gideons Auxillary and Eaton Memorial Baptist Church, which she joined in 1949. Bette enjoyed her family, friends, pets, and her lovely home of sixty two years. She...
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Jewell Mae LaMar

December 8, 2015

Jewell Mae LaMar, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after a long illness. She was an angel here on earth and is now with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Jewell was born April 19, 1926 in Spencer County, Indiana to the late John M. and Pauline Massie Graham. She worked at General Electric for many years and was a long time member of...
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Albert A. "Pop" Hofmann

December 15, 1928 - December 7, 2015

Albert A. "Pop" Hofmann, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2015 at his home surrounded by all his family. He was born December 15, 1928 in Jefferson Co., Ky to the late Karl and Mary Byrne Hofmann. He was retired as a salesman with Field Packing Co. and was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Albert was a U. S. Navy veteran during the Korean Conflict. He was an avid...
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Tim Culp

June 16, 1977 - December 7, 2015

Tim Culp, 38, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born June 16, 1977 in Columbus, Ohio. He was employed in the family business, Culp QC, Inc. as a data entry clerk. Tim was a member of St. John United Methodist Church and a 1996 graduate of Apollo High School. While at Apollo, he was in R.O.T.C. where he was a Lieutenant and...
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Hazel Keeney McAlister

March 24, 1915 - December 7, 2015

Ms. Hazel Keeney McAlister age 100, of Owensboro passed away on December 7, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, born on March 24, 1915 to the late John W. and Audrey (Blakeley) Keeney. Hazel was a member of Settle Memorial Methodist Church, she was an Election Poll worker for many years, she loved Antiques, and working in her yard. Hazel is preceded in death by her parents, husband;...
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Scottie "Scott" Horn

September 20, 1962 - December 6, 2015

Scottie "Scott" Horn, 53, of Owensboro died on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at his residence. He was born September 20, 1962 to the late Don Horn and Shirley Jackson. Scott was a 53 year old kid at heart who loved his kids and grandchildren. He grew up enjoying and listening to all kinds of music. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Horn and brother, Ronnie VanWinkle. Survivors...
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Gilbert Frances Husk

November 3, 1928 - December 4, 2015

Gilbert Frances Husk, 87, of Owensboro, passed away December 4, 2015. He was born November 3, 1928 to the late Lawson and Eva Husk. Gilbert was a hard working farmer and husband for 62 years. He is preceded in death by his wife, who passed away just three days before, Dorothy; son, Gilbert Lee Husk; brother, J.L. Husk, and sister Clara M. Payne Barnett. He is survived by a brother, Hubert...
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David A. Fuqua

March 19, 1930 - December 3, 2015

David A. Fuqua, 85, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away peacefully at home on December 3, 2015. He was born March 19, 1930, in Owensboro to the late Cleatus M. and Susie F. Moore Fuqua. David was a passionate man who loved to work hard, help others, serve as a deacon at Hall Street Baptist Church where he was a member for 61 years, and rescue any Volkswagen Rabbit he could find. A businessman...
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Dorothy Husk

May 28, 1938 - December 1, 2015

Dorothy Husk, 77, of Owensboro, passed away December 1, 2015. She was born on May 28, 1938 to the late Clerence and Anna Hanks. Dorothy was employed for Owensboro Linen for many years and was married to her childhood sweetheart, Gilbert Husk for 62 years. Dorothy was preceded in death by her son, Gilbert Lee Husk; sisters, Mary Riley, Ruby Payne, and three brothers, Raymond Hanks, Jack Hanks,...
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Barbara Flonell "Flo" Kincaid

December 28, 1935 - December 1, 2015

Barbara Flonell "Flo" Kincaid, 79, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Owensboro Place. She was born December 28, 1935 in Daviess Co. to the late James Edward and Sarah Emma Bickett Lloyd. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and enjoyed her time that she worked as a greeter at Wal Mart. She also had worked at General Electric and the Mullen...
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Grace Owen Mattingly

April 19, 1939 - December 1, 2015

Ms. Grace Owen Mattingly of Owensboro, age 76 passed away on December 1, 2015 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport. Born on April 19, 1939 in Daviess County to the late Owen and Virginia (Roberts) Payne. Ms. Mattingly was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, also a member of Homemakers, she loved being with her family and friends, she loved paintings and gardening. Ms. Mattingly was...
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Kimberly "Kim" Kennedy

October 29, 1968 - November 29, 2015

Kimberly "Kim" Kaye Kennedy, 47, of Owensboro, passed away November 29, 2015. She was born October 29, 1968 to the late Genon Kasinger and Calvin Kasinger. Kim was a long time employee with Taco Bell. Serving over 25 years there, she enjoyed being a part of the team. She also found time to volunteer at the Salvation Army and enjoyed collecting stuffed animals and lamps. Kim is survived...
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Maxine Elizabeth Talbott Johnson

November 27, 1934 - November 29, 2015

Maxine Elizabeth Talbott Johnson, 81, of Owensboro, was born on November 27, 1934 to Grant G. Talbott, Sr. and Gertrude V. Miller Talbott. She departed this life and was called to her final resting place on Sunday, November 29, 2015. She graduated from Western High School and attended Kentucky State College. She worked at S. W. Anderson Department Store early in her life and became a...
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Diane Onstott

March 28, 1943 - November 28, 2015

Dianne K. Onstott, 72, of Whitesville, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015. She was born March 28, 1943 in Ohio County to the late David and Amy Gaye Lowe Kassinger. Dianne was an excellent homemaker with a big heart who loved her family. She worked many years at Pinkerton Tobacco and as a hairdresser. She also loved to fish. Dianne was preceded in death by her first husband, Bobby Maden...
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David Howard Leeper

April 30, 1942 - November 28, 2015

David Howard Leeper, 73, of Owensboro on Saturday, November 28, 2015 peacefully went to meet Jesus, surrounded of his wife and children at Owensboro Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro April 30, 1942, a son of the late Frank and Ann Howard Leeper. He owned and operated All-Weather Heating and Cooling from 1968 until 2008 when he retired, leaving his son and wife to continue the business....
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Ray Samuel Wilkerson

November 22, 1928 - November 27, 2015

Ray Samuel Wilkerson, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, November 27, 2015 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 22, 1928 in Ohio Co., to the late Beckham and Rosalee Wilkerson. Ray was retired as a maintenance supervisor with Green River Steel after 48 years of service. He was a member of Calvary Temple Assembly of God where he had taught Sunday School...
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Kenneth Lee Ritch

January 23, 1955 - November 27, 2015

Kenneth Lee Ritch, 60, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Union County, Kentucky to the late Delmar Lee and Lucille Wilson Ritch. Kenny spent many years working as an auto mechanic. He enjoyed fishing and had a passion for building race cars which he raced on local short tracks. Kenny was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded...
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Tilford Thompson

April 18, 1931 - November 26, 2015

Tilford Thompson, 84, of Utica went to be with the Lord on Thanksgiving evening, November 26, 2015. He was born April 18, 1931 in Daviess County to the late Emmett and Clara Morris Thompson. Tilford retired from Western Kentucky Gas Co. as a service man. Earlier in life, he was a wedding photographer and Santa Claus at the mall. Tilford loved his family, all kinds of animals, UK basketball, and...
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William Bishop Shain

March 10, 1929 - November 26, 2015

William "Bill" Bishop Shain, 86, of Utica, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, November 26, 2015.He was born March 10, 1929 in Butler County to the late Carson and Mary Shain.Bill served in the U. S. Navy from 1947-1950.Mr. Shain was a loyal and loving, responsible husband and father who doted on his grandchildren and great- grandchildren. He enjoyed woodworking , gardening and building...
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Joseph L. Lewis

January 18, 1935 - November 26, 2015

Joseph "Joe" Leopold Lewis, 80, of Owensboro passed away peacefully Thursday, November 26, 2015 at his home. He was comforted and cared for in the last days by his wife, sons, daughters, and other family members, Hospice, Father Gary Clark, and Father Pat Reynolds. Born in Owensboro on January 18, 1935, he was the eighth child of eleven born to the late Raphael and Alice Hagman Lewis. Joe was a...
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Michael Lynn Sturgeon

October 7, 1951 - November 25, 2015

Michael Lynn Sturgeon, 64, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Born October 7, 1951 in Owensboro, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Ethel Galloway Sturgeon and was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Owensboro High School in 1969 where he played football and baseball and was a member of the 1969 State Championship Baseball Team. He received...
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Dorothy Morris Maxwell

August 31, 1928 - November 24, 2015

Dorothy Morris Maxwell, 87, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. She was born August 31, 1928 in McLean County to the late Virgil and Minnie Tucker Morris. Dorothy was a faithful homemaker and excellent cook who always worked hard and helped around the farm. Dorothy was preceded in death by her brother, James "J.V." Morris. Survivors include her loving husband of...
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