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

Ron Jones

January 24, 1938 - April 28, 2016

Ron Jones, 78, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Signature Health Care Hillcrest. He was born in Muhlenburg County to the late Altha and Marjorie Jones. Mr. Jones was a custom home builder who operated Hayden Park Developers prior to retirement. He was an active member of Bellevue Baptist Church where he would be known to many as the man who was very committed to making...
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Gregory Lashbrook

March 29, 1970 - April 25, 2016

Gregory Lashbrook, 46, of Owensboro passed away April 25, 2016 at Signature Healthcare at Hillcrest. He was born March 29, 1970 in Dayton, Ohio to the late James and Barbara Goetz Lashbrook. Greg enjoyed life and the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He could be a prankster at times and loved drinking Mt. Dew. Mr. Lashbrook was also preceded in death by his step mother, Linda...
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Anna Mae "Ann" Peveler

August 30, 1924 - April 24, 2016

Anna Mae "Ann" Peveler, 91, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at her home. She was born August 30, 1924 in McLean Co., to the late John and Martine Howard Carpenter. Ann was retired from S. W. Anderson Co. having worked in the men's department. She was a charter member of Masonville Baptist Church and enjoyed crocheting and embroidery work. She also was an avid Atlanta...
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Jeanette Lehmann Lindsey

May 7, 1925 - April 24, 2016

Jeanette Lindsey, 90, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Omaha, NE, was retired from the Daviess Co. Property Valuation Administration Office, and was a member of Zion United Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. John Joseph Lindsey. Surviving are her children, Joseph Lindsey,...
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Niko Nousiadis

June 5, 1958 - April 23, 2016

Niko Nousiadis, 57, of Owensboro, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Ioannina, Greece to the late Christodoulos and Despina Dodoros Nousiadis. Niko was one of the most caring and loving individuals you could ever hope to meet. He was quick with a smile, a joke and a gift. Niko had great passion for all that he did, whether with his family or in...
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Omer "Jeff" James Jeffrey, Jr.

July 18, 1957 - April 23, 2016

Omer "Jeff" James Jeffrey Jr., 58, passed away April 23, 2016 at home. Born in Los Angeles, CA July 18, 1957 to Omer J. Jeffrey Sr., and Jennene Jeffrey, Jeff and his wife Brenda are the owners of and ministered through Broken Pieces Home Remodeling. He attended Legacy Church and Church Alive. Jeff loved Jesus first and foremost and shared that same love with all who he came in contact with. ...
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Ziare Tishaun Bowman

April 21, 2016

Ziare Tishaun Bowman, infant, passed away April 21, 2016. He is survived by his mother, Takira Hanley and father, Rameil Bowman. Services will be 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, where visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Condolences may be left for the family at www...
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Ivy Ann Hatfield

November 20, 1941 - April 17, 2016

Ivy Ann Hatfield, 74, of Owensboro, joined her heavenly Father on Sunday, April 17, 2016. She was born in Owensboro to the late Chester and Wilma Poole. Mrs. Hatfield was a member of Wing Avenue Baptist Church who loved spending time with family, especially at frequent Sunday dinners. She was an avid U.K. Fan and enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing and crocheting. Ivy was preceded in...
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Mabel Elizabeth Whitworth Williams

February 5, 1925 - April 16, 2016

Mabel Elizabeth Whitworth Williams, 91, of Owensboro passed away April 16, 2016 at Heartland Villa in Hancock County. She was born February 5, 1925 in Adair County to the late Reverend E.C. and Mary Myrtle Whitworth. Mrs. Williams loved God, her family, and her many friends and neighbors. She was a wonderful homemaker, cook, seamstress, and friend. She was a loyal fan of UK basketball, an avid...
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Sue Hamilton Whitaker

May 14, 1933 - April 15, 2016

Sue Hamilton Whitaker, 82, of Owensboro passed away April 15, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born May 14, 1933 in Wilson County, Tennessee to the late Roy and Fairy Keaton Hamilton. Mrs. Whitaker was a beloved wife and mother who was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church but played the piano for many years while attending Seven Hills Baptist Church. She will be...
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Vyerl Jean Baughn

July 31, 1936 - April 13, 2016

Vyerl Jean Bassett Baughn, 79, of Utica, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at her home. She was born in Evansville, Indiana to the late Charles Bassett and Stella Kinney Scott. Vyerl was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother who attended Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. She had a passion for animals, especially hummingbirds and cats. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Baughn was...
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Charleen Pruden

December 20, 1931 - April 12, 2016

Charleen Dieterle Pruden, 84, of Owensboro died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 20, 1931 in Evansville, Indiana. Mrs. Pruden put family first, was very proud of all her children, enjoyed time with her grandchildren, especially annual trips to Florida. She loved attending church and had served as a Sunday School secretary as well as a Girl Scout...
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Annie Gipe Brown

December 11, 1928 - April 11, 2016

Annie Gipe Brown, 87, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016 at her home. She was born December 11, 1928 in Daviess County to the late Emmett and Sarah Lee Coons Gipe. Annie was retired from General Electric and had also worked as a supervisor and tax return preparer for H & R Block. She was a member of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ where she was a member of the...
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Herman Lee Moss

July 27, 1932 - April 10, 2016

Herman Lee Moss, 83, of Owensboro, passed away April 10, 2016 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born July 27, 1932 in Daviess County to the late A.O. Stanley and Alta Hulsey Moss, Herman was a retired farmer, loved life, and was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. He and his wife loved to dance. Herman enjoyed all animals and was an active, loving man who was always...
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Cecelia "Dolly" Boarman

November 21, 1913 - April 7, 2016

Cecelia "Dolly" Boarman was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on November 21, 1913 to her parents, Gertrude A. Spindler and William George Mischel. She was one of five siblings in her family. Dolly was adventurous and talented in her youth. She enjoyed performing, playing music, and traveling. Later, Dolly married James Noble Boarman, also from Owensboro, Ky. Together they had one child, Jovita...
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Floy Duane Bivins

December 23, 1940 - April 6, 2016

Floy Duane Bivins, 75, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 23, 1940 in Evansville, IN to the late Willie and Viva Moore. Duane was retired as an office assistant for Doctors Duncan and Ann Johnson. She held a degree as a medical office secretary. She also had worked for a number of years with the Daniel Pitino...
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Mark Wayne Clark

October 11, 1959 - April 5, 2016

Mark Wayne Clark, 56, of Owensboro passed away April 5, 2016 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born October 11, 1959 in Huntington, Indiana to the late Herbert and Colleen Swain Clark. Mark was on night staff at the Lighthouse Recovery Program. Mr. Clark was also preceded in death by his brother, Barry Clark in 1982. Survivors include his sister, Sherri Hillard;...
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Dr. J. Michael Kavolus

June 25, 1943 - April 5, 2016

Dr. J. Michael Kavolus, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Racine, Wisconsin to the late Joseph John and Edna M. Redle Kavolus. He was a U. S. Navy veteran, having served as a Lieutenant Commander on the nuclear submarine, USS Lafayette. Dr. Kavolus was an orthopedic surgeon who practiced in Owensboro for more than...
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Wanda L Braner

April 3, 1924 - April 5, 2016

Wanda L. Braner, 92, of Owensboro passed away April 5, 2016 at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born April 3, 1924 in Muhlenberg County to the late William T. and Mary M. Staples Bastin. Mrs. Braner was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Braner in 1993. Survivors include brothers, William Bastin of Central City, Leon Bastin and wife Connie of Central City;...
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Donald R. Hamilton

September 28, 1938 - April 4, 2016

Donald R. Hamilton, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 28, 1938 in Tell City, Indiana to the late Dallas B. and Lola Ann Westerfield Hamilton. Donald was retired from Owensboro Municipal Utilities as a fuel systems operator, was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, and a U. S. Army veteran. He was a...
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James A. Baumgarten, M.D.

October 28, 1930 - April 3, 2016

James A. Baumgarten, M.D., 85 of Ft. Myers, Fl. Died April 3, 2016 after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. He was born Oct. 28, 1930 in Louisville, Ky., the sixth of seven children, to the late Harry E. and Lena Frtiz Baumgarten. In 1933, the family moved to Owensboro, Ky. In Owensboro, Dr. Baumgarten attended St. Joseph's grade school and then graduated from St. Joseph's Preparatory High...
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Norma Jean Velotta

May 30, 1949 - April 2, 2016

Norma Jean Velotta, 66 of Owensboro passed away suddenly April 2, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born May 30, 1949 in Muhlenberg County to the late Tommy and Geleta McGinley Jackson. Mrs. Velotta was employed for many years in Housekeeping at OHRH. She loved her dog, Zoe, traveling with her husband, and watching TV, especially "Lock Up". Norma will also be remembered as being...
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Candace W. MacDonald

June 8, 1953 - March 31, 2016

Candace Willett MacDonald, 62, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born June 8, 1953 in Owensboro to the late William Howard and Patricia Sampley Willett. Candace was a homemaker and member of Lewisport Baptist Church. She had recently been attending Owensboro Christian Church. While in Lewisport, she had been a...
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Doniphan "Don" Penn Moore, Jr.

March 31, 2016

Doniphan "Don" Penn Moore, Jr., a devoted family man, farmer, car dealer, with a heart for others, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. His mission in life was serving the needs of the less fortunate, concerned more about others than himself. Born in Owensboro, a son of the late Doniphan Penn Moore, Sr. and Opal Mae "Pat" Midkiff Moore, he attended...
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Joseph Edward "Joe" Volk, Jr.

October 9, 1926 - March 29, 2016

Joseph Edward "Joe" Volk, Jr, 89, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, March 29 at his home. He was born in Daviess County to the late Joseph Edward and Anna Lorraine Volk. Mr. Volk was a Korean War Veteran of the U.S. Navy. He served four years and was a Second Class Engineman. Joe retired from the Addison Corporation in 1991 after more than twenty years of service. He previously worked for...
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David Wayne Wellman

May 21, 1953 - March 29, 2016

David W. Wellman, 62, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 21, 1953 in Daviess Co. David was retired from the City of Orlando, FL having worked in their Water Department. He was a longtime baseball umpire having worked all levels of baseball mainly in Kentucky and Florida. He also had played baseball for many...
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Patti Cowgell Mulloy

April 25, 1941 - March 28, 2016

Patti Cowgell Mulloy, 74, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016 at her home in Delray Beach, Florida. She was born April 25, 1941 in Daviess Co, to the late Byrldean and Arthur Cowgell Jr. Patti, the third of four daughters, was a Tri-Delta sorority member at University of Kentucky, a graduate of Owensboro High School, a homemaker, and member of the First Presbyterian Church of...
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Alan Adkins

September 8, 1962 - March 28, 2016

Glen Alan Adkins, 53, of Sorgho passed away March 28, 2016 at his home under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. He was born September 8, 1962 in Louisville to Rodna and Mildred June Rust Adkins. Alan was an extraordinary machinist by trade and was known for his custom machine work. He worked at GE for over 22 years before becoming a maintenance supervisor at Aleris for 5 years. His expertise in...
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Violet "Vi" D. Flener

July 19, 1922 - March 28, 2016

Violet "Vi" D. Walker Flener, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016 at Signature Healthcare---Hillcrest. She was born July 19, 1922, in Central City to the late Clarence G. and Eunice Mae Jones Walker. Vi was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Owensboro Senior High School and had been a longtime member of the Eastern Star Acacia Chapter #46....
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Martha Wagner Mattingly

December 17, 1920 - March 27, 2016

Martha Wagner Mattingly, 95, of Yelvington passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016. Born in Owensboro, the daughter of the late William Henry and Elvra Ann Taylor Wagner, she graduated from Owensboro High School, where she played the clarinet and oboe, in 1938. In 1930 Mrs. Mattingly joined First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, where she was a member of the Friendship Class, and had played...
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Matthew Todd Whitehouse

May 11, 1971 - March 26, 2016

Matthew Todd Whitehouse, 44, passed away suddenly from an aneurysm, March 26, 2016. Born in Belvidere, IL, May 11, 1971 to the late Charles T. Whitehouse and Mary Lou DeBruler, Matthew enjoyed woodworking, painting, fishing and working in the yard. His love for music showed through his talent playing the guitar, singing and dancing. With Matthew, there was never a dull moment and he loved life...
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Charles Henry Highland, Jr.

October 31, 1932 - March 25, 2016

Charles H. Highland Jr., 83, of Calhoun, passed away March 25, 2016 at Riverside Care and Rehab. Born in Basket, KY October 31, 1932 to the late Charles Sr. and Clara Highland, He worked as a farm laborer and for Illinois Department of Transportation for many years and then retired back to his home state In Island, Kentucky. Charles loved fishing and squirrel hunting. He is also preceded in...
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Connie Baird

November 19, 1965 - March 25, 2016

Connie Lynn Baird, 50, of Owensboro, transitioned into Heaven while surrounded by close family and friends, March 25, 2016. Born November 19, 1965, to the late Robert D. and Norma Hunton Baird, Connie was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church and most recently worked at Franey's where she could always be counted on by remembering what her loyal customers enjoyed most. She was full of life...
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Steve McCarty

November 3, 1956 - March 25, 2016

Steve McCarty, 59, of Curdsville, died Friday, March 25, 2016 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He was born in Daviess County to Louis McCarty and Jean Towery McCarty and was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Steve enjoyed gardening, home improvements, watching old western shows, country cruising, UK Wildcat basketball, cooking burgoo and spending time with his family. He was...
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William "Bill" Walter Carlton

June 17, 1929 - March 24, 2016

Dr. William W. Carlton, 86 Dr. William "Bill" Walter Carlton, Leslie Morton Hutchings Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Pathology, 86, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away, Thursday March 24, 2016 at Bethesda Memorial Hospital. William was born June 17, 1929 in Owensboro, Kentucky to James Henry and Clyde Roxie (Elliott) Carlton. He graduated from Daviess County High School in...
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Marjorie Louise Stewart

August 23, 1928 - March 24, 2016

Marjorie Louise Stewart, 87, of Lewisport, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 23, 1928 in Detroit, MI to the late Archie and Golda Thornberry McIntyre. She was one of the oldest members of Yelvington Baptist Church having served as a Sunday School teacher for many years. Marjorie was retired from General Electric after 38 years of...
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Harold Gardner "H.G." McKinney

August 27, 1937 - March 24, 2016

Harold Gardner "H.G." McKinney, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 in Owensboro. He was born August 27, 1937 in Daviess Co., to the late L. Harold and Alice Josephine Gardner McKinney. He was a member of St. John United Methodist Church and was a U. S. Army veteran. H.G. was a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta having received a...
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Anna Faye Gray

March 10, 1928 - March 23, 2016

Anna Faye Gray, 88, of Owensboro passed away March 23, 2016 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. She was born March 10, 1928 in McLean County to the late John and Anna Coin Crouch. Mrs. Gray was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur "Red" Gray, in 1993 and a son, Robert Allen Carpenter in 1994. Survivors include daughters, Susan Galloway of Madisonville, Julia Bailey of Owensboro,...
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Thurman Royal Bennett, Jr.

September 24, 1936 - March 23, 2016

Thurman Royal Bennett, Jr., 79, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Livermore, Kentucky to the late Thurman R. Bennett, Sr. and Bertha Ethel Long Bennett. Mr. Bennett was a U.S. Navy Veteran and retired from the Crounse Corporation after serving as a barge cook for 27 years. He was a U.K. Basketball fan who enjoyed fishing,...
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David A. Jones

September 25, 1953 - March 21, 2016

David A. Jones, 62, of Nuckols, Ky., went to sleep in Jesus, March 21, 2016 as the result of a farming accident at the home he shared with his wife, Cathy, and numerous 'fur babies.' Born in Owensboro, September 25th, 1953 to the late Robert A. and Martha Higdon Jones, David and his wife were the co-owners of Fantasy Pet Land and Spa. They operated an animal exhibition business where he and Cathy...
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David A. Jones

September 25, 1953 - March 21, 2016

David A. Jones, 62, of Nuckols, Ky., went to sleep in Jesus, March 21, 2016 as the result of a farming accident at the home he shared with his wife, Cathy, and numerous 'fur babies.' Born in Owensboro, September 25th, 1953 to the late Robert A. and Martha Higdon Jones, David and his wife were the co-owners of Fantasy Pet Land and Spa. They operated an animal exhibition business where he and Cathy...
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Dorothy "Dot" Williams Raley

April 6, 1936 - March 21, 2016

Dorothy "Dot" Williams Raley, 79, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born April 6, 1936 in Daviess Co., to the late Alfred and Loeva Justice Williams. Dot was a Licensed Practical Nurse having worked at Owensboro-Daviess Co. Hospital and for Dr. Wendell Gilbert. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church...
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Shaune Patrick Ward

September 27, 1978 - March 20, 2016

Shaune Patrick Ward, 37, of Owensboro, passed away March 20, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born September 27, 1978 to the late James Ralph Ward and Susan Ward, Shaune loved to cook, had a green thumb, was witty and full of humor. Shaune had a special characteristic about him. He could walk into a room and calm tension with his jokes and share laughter in any situation. Shaune...
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Juanita M. Carder

October 29, 1930 - March 20, 2016

Juanita M. Carder, 85, of Utica passed away March 20, 2016 at her home. She was born October 29, 1930 in Venedocia, Ohio to the late Harry E. and Esther Z. Ladd. Mrs. Carder received her BS degree in Education from Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio and her MS in Psychology from St. Francis College, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She pursued a career in education as an elementary teacher, librarian, and PE...
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Artie G. Midkiff

May 13, 1932 - March 20, 2016

Artie G. Midkiff, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at her home. She was born May 13, 1932 in Sacramento, KY to the late Arthur and Mary Elizabeth Ashby Gibson. Artie was retired from General Electric after 32 years of service and was of the Methodist faith. She was a devout Christian and enjoyed quilting, spending time with her family, NASCAR, and drag racing. She had...
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Mary Catherine Doudican Adams

September 7, 1926 - March 18, 2016

Mary Catherine Doudican Adams, 89, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, March 18, 2016 at Owensboro Center. She was born in Danville, Illinois as the only child of the late Thomas E. and Catherine Butcher Doudican. Ms. Adams was a longtime member of St. Stephen Cathedral. She was an avid reader, loved music, dancing, Broadway Plays and volunteered at the Riverpark Center. She is survived by her...
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Sherri Stewart

August 26, 1985 - March 17, 2016

Sherri Stewart, 30, of Whitesville passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016. She was born in Owensboro and graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor's in Nursing. Sherri was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her mother, Allison Guffy; father, Dale Guffy; siblings, Sam, Abigail and Scott Guffy; grandmother, Shirley Gillaspie; grandfather, Billy Johnson; three uncles; and a...
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Charles Franklin Craft

April 27, 1960 - March 16, 2016

Charles F. Craft, 55, of Maceo died Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at his residence. He was born April 27, 1960 in Owensboro to Albert "Buddie" and Sadie "Cindy" Craft. Charles was an avid fisherman and hunter and a member of Yelvington Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Darlynne Nicole Meredith in 2005. Charles is survived by his wife of 22 years, Teresa Vincent Craft; a...
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Paula Kay Reynolds Horn

November 22, 1950 - March 15, 2016

Paula Kay Reynolds Horn, 65, is now basking in the light of her Savior. After a hard battle with stage four breast cancer, Paula on March 15th, 2016 at 2:30 a.m. left our world and found herself standing in eternal victory. Paula was born on November 22nd, 1950 in Owensboro, KY to Kenneth (recently deceased) and Joline Spencer Reynolds. On October 23rd, 1971, Paula married her lifelong...
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Joshua Lee Rose

October 15, 1986 - March 13, 2016

Joshua Lee Rose, 29, of Owensboro died Sunday, March 13, 2016. Josh was born October 15, 1986 in South Africa to Michael and Laura Fabian Rose. Josh was first and foremost a wonderful father with a big heart and a big smile. He was known to give generously to others in need and provide a place for the less fortunate to stay. Josh was a great football player and a hard worker who loved anything...
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Michael Thomas Roach

February 4, 1953 - March 13, 2016

Michael Thomas Roach, 63, of Philpot, passed away March 13, 2016 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born February 4, 1953 to the late Roy Lee and Dorothy Roach, Michael worked most recently as a Biomed Technician for Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was a history buff, enjoyed reenactments, and was a member of the Sons of Confederate. Michael was also a member of Sugar...
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Betty Jo Payne

April 7, 1937 - March 13, 2016

Betty Jo Clark Payne, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 7, 1937 in Daviess Co, to the late Bernard and Dorothy Starks Clark. Betty was a homemaker and member of Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church where she had served as a Eucharistic minister, in hospitality ministries, and would take communion to the home-bound. ...
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Dulcie McCarty

April 30, 1921 - March 12, 2016

Dulcie McCarty, found peace on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the age of 94. Born April 30, 1921 to the late John Daniel "J.D." and Lizzie Owen, Dulcie was retired from General Electric, but had continued to usually work two jobs most of her life to provide for her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph William McCarty and all of her children, William Gale...
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Debra Ann Gray

November 9, 1967 - March 11, 2016

Debra Ann Dockery Gray, 48, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, March11, 2016 under the excellent care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Debbie was born November 9, 1967 in Owensboro. She was a member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church and had taken over and built up the annual Easter egg hunt at Woodlawn, passionately running it for a decade. She was a devoted wife, mother, and family member who...
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David Douglas Rhineburger

July 15, 1945 - March 10, 2016

David Douglas Rhineburger, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 15, 1945 in Owensboro, to the late Vernon Douglas and Vera Dean Sapp Rhineburger. David was retired after 35 years as a truck driver having last worked for the Belmont Trucking Co. He was an member of the AmVets Auxiliary with Post #75, enjoyed Bar-be...
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Randall G. Epperson

December 15, 1923 - March 9, 2016

Randall G. Epperson, 92, of Pompano Beach, Florida, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in Pompano Beach. He was born December 15, 1923 in McLeansboro, IL to the late Cepha K. and Pearl Bridwell Epperson. Randall was retired as a corporate pilot having been with several companies. He was a flight instructor and charter and chief pilot for Sky Service, Corp. from 1946...
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Roy Gene Clouse

May 12, 1943 - March 7, 2016

Roy Gene Clouse, 72, passed away at home March 7, 2016. Born May 12, 1943, to the late Herman L. and Dovie Moe Clouse. Roy spent most of his time enjoying wood-working and other general carpentry. He is survived by his brothers, David Clouse and his wife Virginia, Robert Clouse; sister, Shirley Gordon; nephew, David W. Clouse, and great-nephew, Marcus Clouse, all of Owensboro. ...
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Joseph "J.D." Vaughan, Jr.

April 11, 1928 - March 5, 2016

J. D. Vaughan, Jr., 87, of Owensboro, finished his longest round on March 5, 2016 at Owensboro Center. He was born on April 11, 1928 in Marion, Kentucky to the late Doyle and Virginia Vaughan. J. D. was a UK graduate, a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity, and a loyal CATS fan. He received an honorable discharge after serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and the Berlin Crisis. After...
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Rachel Jean Westerfield

April 3, 1933 - March 5, 2016

Rachel J. Westerfield, 82, of Masonville, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rachel was a loving and dedicated homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and beloved caregiver to many. She was a sports fan, especially of the U.K. Wildcats and Indianapolis Colts. Rachel was preceded in death by her in-laws,...
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Eva Mae Birkhead

July 18, 1934 - March 4, 2016

Eva Mae Birkhead, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, March 4, 2016 at her home. She was born in Greenville, Kentucky to the late Ellis and Alice Munday. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, good friend, nurse and Catholic who lived by "faith, hope and love." Mrs. Birkhead graduated with an RN degree from Murray State University and married George I. Birkhead. She worked as a...
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Robert B. "Bob" Pyle

February 11, 1924 - March 2, 2016

Robert B. "Bob" Pyle, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born February 11, 1924 in Joplin Missouri to the late Albert B. and Lena Ingram Pyle. Bob was retired from Green Coal Co. after 30 years having been their Purchasing Agent. He was a member of Owensboro Christian Church for over 50 years and had served as...
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Dolphus C. Hardison

March 22, 1931 - February 29, 2016

Dolphus C. Hardison, 84, of Utica, Kentucky passed away February 29, 2016 under the care of Owensboro Center. Mr. Hardison was born March 22, 1931 in Muhlenberg County to the late Lanie and Ada Hoover Hardison. Dolphus was a retired upholsterer who worked for over 25 years for the Murphy Miller and Hon Company. Mr. Hardison was a Christian and member of the Utica United Methodist Church. Mr...
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Elizabeth Therese Oberst O'Bryan

September 28, 1916 - February 29, 2016

Elizabeth Therese Oberst O'Bryan, 99, of Owensboro entered into eternal life in her one hundredth year on Monday, February 29, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Herman and Anna Winkler Oberst. Mrs. O'Bryan was a loving and dedicated homemaker and charter member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. She could be described as a "gentle...
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Glynn "Big Moe" Hazelwood

November 28, 1931 - February 28, 2016

Glynn "Big Moe" Hazelwood, 84, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord Sunday, February, 28th, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Glynn was born in Daviess County, November 28th, 1931, to the late Jesse and Viola Watson Hazelwood. Glynn retired early from General Electric due to an injury. He enjoyed spending time with his family, working outside, and providing some P.L.R for...
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Jerry Lee Dycus

October 5, 1948 - February 28, 2016

Jerry Lee Dycus, 67, of Owensboro passed away February 28, 2016 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born October 5, 1948 in Tell City to the late Leroy Dycus and Ruth Poole Early. Mr. Dycus was an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He was an avid hunter who was also a gifted restorer of vintage mustangs. Jerry recently professed his faith in Jesus...
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Charles Sowders

June 7, 1929 - February 27, 2016

Charles Russell Sowders, 86, of Owensboro, passed away February 27, 2016. Born June 7, 1929 to the late Thomas and Ebbie Sowders, Charles enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a patron of the VFW for 64 years where you could find him and his wife every Friday evening dancing. Charles worked hard through his life as a contractor for 60 years and enjoyed fast cars and wrestling. He was...
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George Estil Henderson

May 13, 1930 - February 27, 2016

George Estil Henderson, 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at his home. He was born May 13, 1930 in Butler Co., to the late Isum and Corda Ann Phelps Henderson. George was retired from Owensboro Municipal Utilities as Chief Water Plant Operator and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where he had been a deacon for many years. He also had owned and operated...
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Nina McBrayer

August 20, 1922 - February 27, 2016

Nina McBrayer, 93, known lovingly to everyone as "Gran-Gran", died Friday, February 27th, 2016 at her home in Lexington, KY. Born in Whitesville, KY to the late Mabel and George Fulkerson, Nina lived most of her life in Owensboro with her late husband, Paul McBrayer. Nina was a perfect mother, talented, and was always happy. Nina is survived by her two daughters, Betty McBrayer and her...
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Billy Ray Van Winkle

February 5, 1933 - February 27, 2016

Billy Ray Van Winkle, 83, died February 27, 2016, at his home, surrounded by family and friends. He was born February 5, 1933, to the late Dewey, Sr., and Tillie Smith Van Winkle. He played football at Owensboro High School where he graduated in 1951. He was a Golden Gloves boxing champion. He attended Georgetown College on a football scholarship and then served in the U.S. Army from 1953...
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Don Preston Conley

April 25, 1935 - February 27, 2016

Don Preston Conley, 80, of Owensboro, died February 27, 2016, seeing the great light that he followed for years. He now lives with that Great Light, where there is no sadness, no turning of days. Don passed away in the care of Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born April 25, 1935, in Magoffin County Kentucky, to the late Isiah (Zed) and Estell Conley. Don, a retired pipefitter and...
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Paul Raymond Wilkerson

December 31, 1945 - February 27, 2016

Paul Raymond Wilkerson, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2016, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 31, 1945 in Whitesville to the late Paul O. and Evelyn Wilkerson. Paul was retired from the Body Shop at Champion Ford and was a U. S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed horse racing, cookouts with his family, and flower and...
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Ernest Cleo Roberts

November 13, 1942 - February 26, 2016

Ernest Cleo Roberts, 73, passed away February 26, 2016 while in the care of Red Banks Skilled Nursing Center in Henderson, KY. Born November 13, 1942 to the late Fritz and Arvila Roberts, Ernest worked eighteen years as first a truck driver, then on the loading dock for Prairie Farms. He loved drag racing and his family. Ernest is preceded in death by his son, Bubba Roberts. He is survived...
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Evelyn Hope Schell

June 4, 1922 - February 25, 2016

Evelyn Hope Schell, 93, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at The Carmel Home. Born in Monroe County, KY, the daughter of the late Arlie Ray and Nancy Bera Kerr Hope, she was raised in Glasgow, KY and graduated from Glasgow High School. She received a bachelor's degree in Home Economics from Western Kentucky University and had worked as a librarian at the Vanderbilt University...
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Mary Elizabeth Cecil

May 24, 1927 - February 25, 2016

Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Cecil, 88, of the Carmel Home in Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 to be with our Savior. She was born May 24, 1927 in Owensboro, the daughter of the late Tilman W. and Eloise Higdon Fogle. During her life, she worked for Grant's Jewelry Store, the Dentist, Dr. Embry, and Taylor Drugs from which she retired. Afterwards, she volunteered at Owensboro...
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Charlie Grace Fuqua

February 24, 2016 - February 24, 2016

Charlie Grace Fuqua passed away February 24, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Steven and Penny Fuqua, and a brother, Devin Burress. Services are 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
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Paul William Thompson

May 10, 1934 - February 23, 2016

Paul William Thompson, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 while under the care of Hospice of Western KY following a year-long battle with cancer. He was born May 10, 1934 in Sorgho to the late Joseph Bernard and Anabel Wimsatt Thompson. Paul was retired from South Central Bell after 36 years of service, was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church, Telephone Pioneers...
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Bobbie Bates

July 28, 1936 - February 21, 2016

Mrs. Bobbie Bates, 79, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky at the Heartford House. She was born in Daviess County to the late Woodrow and Edith Fulkerson Ray. Bobbie worked as dental assistant for many years and was honored to be named a Kentucky Colonel. Her memberships included St. Stephen Cathedral and Windridge Country Club. She...
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Virginia W. Haley

November 11, 1918 - February 20, 2016

Virginia W. Haley, 97, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016, in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, having spent up until the last days of her life in her home with the devoted care of her family. Virginia was born November 11, 1918 to the late Samuel Harmon and Martha Lynn Whitescarver in Taylortown, KY. Virginia was a graduate of Rochester High School. Following...
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George Cornelius

February 10, 1934 - February 19, 2016

Mr. George W. Cornelius, 82, passed away Friday, February 19, 2016 at Fordsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Cornelius has no known family nor is his place of birth known. Unable to hear or speak throughout his life, he has been in the care of the Commonwealth of Kentucky for many, many years. A memorial service commemorating the physical life and death of this child of God will be...
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J. Richard Gaw

July 12, 1926 - February 18, 2016

J. Richard Gaw, 89, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016 at his home. He was born July 12, 1926 to the late James William and Mary Josephine Thompson Gaw in Owensboro. He loved his family and considered them his greatest accomplishment. He enjoyed family gatherings and having pizza parties with his children and grandchildren. Mr. Gaw was known for his quick wit, clever sayings and good...
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Bill R. Williams

February 6, 1930 - February 18, 2016

Billy R. Williams, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016 in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born in Wayland, KY, the son of the late Walter and Stella Hampton Williams, he graduated from Paintsville High School. Following graduation he joined the Marine Corp, after which he enrolled at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Winchester. Bill was recalled to the Corp during...
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Sanora Tucker Boone Pryor

December 22, 1926 - February 17, 2016

Sanora Tucker Boone Pryor, 89, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully February 17, 2016 under the care of SHC at Hillcrest. Mrs. Pryor was born December 22, 1926 in Livermore to the late J.C. and Dane Tucker. She retired from G.E., was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church, and was known as having a big and giving heart. Mrs. Pryor was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Douglas...
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Phillip W. Demarest

September 22, 1924 - February 17, 2016

Phillip W. Demarest, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. He was born in Daviess County, Kentucky to the late Charles F. and Mary J. Demarest. Mr. Demarest served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a prisoner of war in Germany for sixteen months. He was a charter member of I.B.E.W. Local 1701 and retired as an electrician...
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Edward H. Harper

November 20, 1930 - February 16, 2016

Edward H. Harper, 85, of Leitchfield passed away February 16, 2016 in Texas under the care of his daughter, Carol. He was born November 20, 1930 in Owensboro to the late Earl J. and Mary Schenk Harper. Mr. Harper was of the Methodist faith and an Air Force veteran and a self-employed painter by trade. Mr. Harper loved his family and taking them on trips around the country giving them many fond...
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Sarah Martine Chandler

April 20, 1943 - February 16, 2016

Sarah Martine Chandler, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Signature Healthcare Hillcrest. She was born in Owensboro to the late Leroy and Ethel Mae Durham. Sarah worked as a CNA for more than thirty-five years at various nursing homes. In retirement, she also worked as a private duty nurse. Sarah was an animal lover who enjoyed walking and fishing with her husband and...
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Gilbert R. Buck

December 16, 1944 - February 15, 2016

Gilbert R. Buck, 71, of Owensboro, passed away February 15, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Buck was born December 16, 1944 in Hancock County to the late Cicero and Ethel McMann Buck. He was known as a hardworking man, a pipefitter-plumber by trade, who retired from Gibbs Die Casting and was recently working for Mechanical Systems. Mr. Buck was known as a selfless man who always...
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Regina Whitworth Duncan

November 20, 1930 - February 15, 2016

Regina Whitworth Duncan, 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016, at Heartland Villa in Lewisport. She was born November 20, 1930 in Breckenridge Co. to the late Willie and Mildred Glasscock Whitworth. Regina retired in 1993 after 44 years with the General Electric Co. and M.P.D., Inc. Regina and her husband were big supporters of Kentucky Wesleyan College and their...
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Roy E. Stone

April 7, 1927 - February 13, 2016

Roy Eschol Stone departed this Earthly life Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Heartford House, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, following a massive stroke. Roy was born April 7, 1927 in Fry, Texas to the late Robert and Lucinda Fletcher Stone. He attended elementary school and junior high in Horse Cave, KY. Upon graduating Owensboro High School in June 1945, he joined the...
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Gary Lawless

August 1, 1952 - February 12, 2016

Gary Lawless, 63, of Owensboro, went to heaven and into the presence of Christ, his Savior on February 12, 2016 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. He was born August 1, 1952 in Malvern, Arkansas to the late Emmett and Louise Applin Lawless. Gary was first and foremost a follower of Jesus Christ and a devoted husband and loving father. He was a long time member and deacon of Heritage...
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Joseph Robert Ulber, Sr.

May 27, 1928 - February 12, 2016

Joseph (Joe) R. Ulber Sr., 87, passed away in his home on February 12, 2016. Joe was born May 27, 1928 to the late John and Mary Ulber in East Chicago, IN and was a 1946 graduate of East Chicago Roosevelt High School. He began working at Edward Valve during WW II in the testing area, then at Standard Forgings Corp. until 1969, when he and his family moved to Owensboro, KY. Almost all of his...
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Owen Matthew Gordon

February 11, 2016 - February 11, 2016

Owen Matthew Gordon peacefully began a new journey to his eternal home in the presence of family, Thursday February 11, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Owen was born 6:07a.m weighing only 13 ounces and only 10 inches long. His beating heart came to a still silence only a few hours later at 9:40a.m. During his beautiful, unforgettable, short 3 1/2 hours with loved ones, Owen...
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Rebecca A. Dixon

February 23, 1942 - February 11, 2016

Rebecca (Becky) Dixon, 73, passed away in the loving arms of Christ Thursday, February, 11, 2016 at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, IN. She was born December 23, 1942 in Birmingham, AL to the late Bill and Winnie Paschal. She was reared along with her sister, Tricia, in Owensboro and graduated from Owensboro High, also attending Western Kentucky University and Brecia College. She...
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Joyce Faye Sweeney

January 24, 1950 - February 11, 2016

Faye Sweeney, 66, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at her home. She was born January 24, 1950 in Daviess Co., to the late William Edward, Sr. and Lucy Mae Powers Colbert. Faye had worked at the Cigar Factory and had been a caregiver. She was a member of the former Crabtree Ave. Baptist Church. She was a Paula Deen fan and enjoyed collecting recipes and cooking. She...
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Ernie Bruce Coffey

May 1, 1937 - February 10, 2016

Ernie Bruce Coffey, 78, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, February 10, 2016. He was born May 1, 1937 in Whitesville, son of the late Ernie and Ethel Foster Coffey. Bruce was Service Superintendent at Atmos Energy Corp. (formerly Western Ky. Gas Co.) where he retired from after 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Howard Coffey, sister Retha Coffey, and...
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Marie Ann Monarch Tooley

October 8, 1937 - February 9, 2016

Marie Ann Monarch Tooley, 78, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord, to whom she eagerly confessed as her Savior, February 9, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born October 8, 1937 in Daviess County to the late James Lamar and Mary Ann Payne Monarch. In her early years, Marie worked at the Cigar Factory then Burns Middle School before moving on to become a very...
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Stephanie K. Howard

September 24, 1980 - February 7, 2016

Stephanie Kay Howard, 35, of Utica, passed away February 7, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born September 24, 1980 to Stephen A. Braden and Wendy Wills, Stephanie graduated from Apollo High School in 1998 and was a wonderful, cheerful and strong willed person. She loved animals, swimming, Halloween, sunflowers, frogs, and watching Golden Girls. Stephanie was a witty person and had...
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Kyle Brown

December 29, 1970 - February 7, 2016

Kyle Brown, 45, of Owensboro, died February 7, 2016 at his residence. He was born December 29, 1970 in Nashville to Gary Norton and the late Patricia Brown. Mr. Brown was an avid skateboarder who also enjoyed performing magic tricks, various kinds of music, and watching movies especially Star Wars. He was involved with Friends of Sinners and attended Pleasant Valley Community Church. Mr....
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Robert L. Englert

July 25, 1930 - February 6, 2016

Robert L. Englert, 85, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center. Bob Englert leaves behind an enviable legacy of a devoted family, treasured friends, and the fond respect of those whose lives he touched. He was born in Owensboro, a son of the late Hilary and Caroline "Carrie" Hayden Englert. Known to many as "Cotton", he graduated from St....
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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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