Edna O'Nan

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“Dear Marsha, So sorry to learn of your Mother's passing. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by everyone. I will remember her in my...Read More »
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“Pam, I just found about your Mom's passing. Sending prayers and love your way. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jeannie Millay - Owensboro, KY

“To Karen: Our sincere condolences .!We will keep her on our prayers. Noel and Alice ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Alicia Canlas - Henderson, KY

“Years ago, remember visiting Doc & Opal in Anthoston and, right next door, Edna and Gene. She was a great person. My sympathy goes out to her family. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Judy(Vanover)Overton - Henderson, KY

“We are so sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady. Rosemary and I have been friends since middle school and her mom was always welcoming and very ...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kelly England - Henderson, KY

“Pam, So sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our prayers. If you need anything please let us know... ”
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“Pam & Keith - We are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Praying for peace and comfort at...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Chad, Heather and Maddie Gray - KY

“Michelle, Thinking of you and your family during this sad time. Your grandmother was a wonderful lady who lived life to the fullest. I am sorry...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Russell Wood - Evansville, IN

“Pam, We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother during this Christmas holiday season. On behalf of my family and the Fire...Read More »
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Edna Katherine O'Nan

Edna Katherine O'Nan, age 86, of Henderson, Ky., passed away at 10:15 PM, Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Methodist Hospital, Henderson, Ky.

After graduating from Barrett Manual Training Center in 1944 she married Leo Eugene "Gene" O'Nan on December 23, 1944. Mrs O'Nan was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. She was a loving Mother and homemaker. She loved to dance even from a very young age. Edna's favorite hobbies were sewing, cooking and gardening. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Mrs. O'Nan was preceded in death by her loving husband of 48 years: Leo Eugene "Gene" O'Nan, 2 brothers: Lawrence Crandall Benson and William "Bill" Benson, 2 sisters: Lola Edwards and Opal Woodard, I son: James Edward O'Nan (at birth)

Edna is survived by 5 daughters: Linda Jenkins and husband Steve, Mayfield, Ky., Marsha Ward and husband Larry, Tiline, Ky., Pam Dickens and husband Tommy, Whitesville, Ky., Karen Martin and husband Michael, Henderson, Ky., Rosemary Bridges and husband Steve, Henderson, Ky.,
3 Sons: Dennis O'Nan and wife Tempe, Starkville, MS., Phil O'Nan and wife Robin, Starkville, MS., and Mark O'Nan, Henderson, Ky.
1 sister: Joann Yates, Corydon, Ky.
1 Brother: Pascal Benson, Henderson, Ky.

26 Grandchildren
40 Great Grandchildren
7 Great-Great Grandchildren
Nieces and Nephews

Relatives and friends are invited to Edna's Life Celebration from 2:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, December 26, 2012 and again on Thursday 8:00-9:30 AM at Tapp Funeral Home, Henderson, Ky. A Prayer Service will be held at 6:00 PM Wednesday evening.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Larry McBride at 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Henderson, KY. Burial will follow at St. Louis Cemetery, Henderson, Ky.

Arrangements entrusted to Tapp Funeral Home, a Life Celebration ® Home, online condolences may be made at www.tappfh.com

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