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

Frieda Susanna Shepard

July 6, 1935 - November 26, 2021

Frieda Susanna Shepard ,86, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. The Edgerton, Ohio native was born on July 6, 1935, to the late Heinrich and Susanna (Mathis) Huth. She graduated from Defiance College in 1957 where she met the love of her life, Virgil Shepard. Frieda received a master's degree from Ohio Northern University and went on to have a 40...
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James Donald "Don" Wimsatt

December 21, 1934 - November 24, 2021

James Donald "Don" Wimsatt, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 21, 1934 in Whitesville to the late William "Bill" and Margaret Ann Hamilton Wimsatt. Don was a member of St. Pius Tenth Catholic Church, where he had been a member of the Knights of Columbus and the cooking team, and was retired as...
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James "Ken" Kenneth Howard

November 18, 1930 - November 21, 2021

James "Ken" Kenneth Howard, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at home. He was born Nov. 18, 1930, in McLean County to the late James E. and Addie West Howard. James was a financial manager of the Vocational Education Region Three. He enjoyed woodworking and was very crafty. Grandchildren would always seek out his help when something needed to be fixed. He was dedicated to God...
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Ira Daugherty

December 4, 1939 - November 21, 2021

Ira Daugherty, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Muhlenberg County native was born December 4, 1939, to the late John E. and Carrie Johnson Daugherty as the youngest of 8 children. Ira served his country in the Marine Corp and then the U.S. Navy as a Seabee, the naval construction battalion. After his discharge, Ira began working...
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Donnie Pitman

January 19, 1984 - November 20, 2021

Donnie Pitman, 37, of Owensboro, passed away November 20, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro to his late father, Donnie Lee Hayes Sr., and mother, Joann Mattingly Pitman. Donnie was a truck driver for Total Packaging and enjoyed motorcycles. Donnie was a friend to many and enjoyed time with his family. He is survived by his mother, Joann Pitman; his dad...
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Delbert Lee Young

April 30, 1955 - November 20, 2021

Delbert Lee Young, 66, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born April 30, 1955 in Daviess County to the late Oliver Young, Sr. and Grace Louise Aldridge Young. Delbert was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle and retired as a maintenance technician with Owensboro Cablevision/Spectrum Cable. He loved helping...
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Nancy Lynn Hall

August 7, 1971 - November 20, 2021

Nancy Hall, 50, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021, at her residence. She was born August 7, 1971, in Owensboro, to the late Fred and Ruby Cockrell Hall. Nancy was employed at US Bank in the default resolution department. She had a warm smile and always put everyone else before herself. Nancy enjoyed being around children, cared for animals, and loved spending time with her...
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Rodney Earl "Shorty" Horton

February 19, 1952 - November 18, 2021

Rodney Earl "Shorty" Horton, 69, of Owensboro, passed away November 18, 2021, at his home. He was born February 19, 1952, in Utica, to the late Archie "Pete" and Lillian Horton. Rodney was an avid collector of things, a motorcycle enthusiast, a talented woodworker, and an outdoorsman. He could be described as quiet, but when he spoke it meant something, and was often funny. Rodney was a jokester...
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Mary Jane Pate

August 29, 1942 - November 18, 2021

Mary Jane Woodward Pate, 79, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 29, 1942 in Daviess County to the late Owen and Mary Emma Everly Woodward. Mary Jane was a homemaker and enjoyed working in her yard, raising flowers, and playing bingo. She especially loved her cats. She was also preceded in death by a sister,...
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Daniel E. Hester

June 25, 1935 - November 17, 2021

Daniel E. Hester, 86, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 in Ft. Thomas, KY. He was born June 25, 1935, in Greenville, Alabama to the late Daniel E. and Etta Harrison Hester, Sr. Daniel was retired as a welder with Southwire and was a member of Harvest Baptist Church. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran. Daniel was a loving man who enjoyed traveling and spending much...
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Larry Neil McCarty

July 23, 1952 - November 16, 2021

Larry Neil McCarty, 69, of Reynolds Stations, passed away November 16, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 23, 1952, in Breckinridge County to Charles and Dorothy Wilkerson McCarty. Larry enjoyed fishing and one would always find him wearing a hat. He loved his family and always helped others in need. Larry was preceded in death by his father, Charles McCarty; and his...
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Richard Allen Wathen

April 29, 1966 - November 16, 2021

Richard Allen Wathen, 55, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully at his home on November 16, 2021. He was born in Owensboro on April 29, 1966, to the late Don Wathen Sr. and Sue Dickens. He was a graduate of Apollo High School and the University of Kentucky. Rich was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from a career with the U.S. Postal Service. He enjoyed playing golf, bowling, going to the...
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Lila Darlene "Dolly" Goodman

May 18, 1956 - November 15, 2021

Lila Darlene "Dolly" Goodman, 65, passed away peacefully at home Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. She was born May 18, 1956, to the late Gustie Alvin and Wilma Knight Goodman. Dolly was a special gift from God. Despite being born with several mental and physical limitations, there was no limit to the joy she brought to those around her. Dolly's sweet spirit and contagious laugh could brighten the...
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Donald "Donnie" Clark Deane Sr.

September 13, 1959 - November 15, 2021

Donald "Donnie" Clark Deane Sr., 62, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 13, 1959, in Madison County, adopted and raised by Guy and Eula Wells Deane. Donnie served in the United States Navy where he was a Navy Seal. He also spent time as an undercover detective, a county sheriff in Texas, and a truck driver for Silver...
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Stephanie Dee Summers Leslie

April 29, 1970 - November 15, 2021

Stephanie Dee Summers Leslie, 51, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born April 29, 1970, in Germany to the late Jackie Ray Summers and Cynthia Summers while her parents were serving in the military. Stephanie graduated from Henderson County High School and was employed in social work. She was a loving wife and mother who served her...
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Bill Tweddell

February 6, 1929 - November 13, 2021

Bill Tweddell, 92, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, November 13,2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro to the late Mary Daniel Tweddell. Bill was a U.S. Army veteran who served during WWII. He spent more than forty years working at Glenmore Distillery and was a long-time member of the Elks Lodge. For many years Bill drove in dirt track races and was an avid...
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Allison Kathleen Goris

August 17, 1960 - November 13, 2021

Allison Kathleen Goris, age 61, was called home to our Lord on November 13th, 2021. She was born and raised in Little Rock Arkansas, to William and Gaye Jones. Allison was a mother to her four children, Matthew, William, Neal, and Kendra. She raised her children with unconditional love with her husband Roger. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. Allison achieved her bachelor's...
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William Terrell (Terry) Allen

June 22, 1941 - November 12, 2021

William Terrell "Terry" Allen, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, November 12, 2021, at his home. Terry was born June 22, 1941, in Hawesville, KY, to the late Stanley and Margaret Taylor Allen. He was a graduate of Hawesville High School class of 1959. Terry worked at W.R. Grace/Daramic for 41 years and retired in 2004. He was a member of Thurston United Methodist Church for 50 years and was...
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Dorothy Clary McCoy

January 13, 1931 - November 10, 2021

Dorothy Clary McCoy, 90, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. McCoy was born January 13, 1931, in St. Joseph, Kentucky to the late Zelmer "Doc" and Henrietta Haynes. Dorothy had worked at G.E. then retired from Daramic after 15 years. She enjoyed tending her flowers, traveling, and cookouts with the family. Dorothy was a member...
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Brittany LaShawn Hollie

May 19, 1989 - November 9, 2021

Brittany LaShawn Hollie, 32, of Louisville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The Daviess County native was born May 19, 1989, to Rickey and Anita Hollie and attended Owensboro Public Schools completing her education in Louisville. Brittany became a Christian during her childhood years. She had currently been employed at Ford Motor Company until recent Covid layoffs. ...
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Darryl L. Coffey

October 9, 1938 - November 8, 2021

Darryl L. Coffey, 83, of Leitchfield, passed away November 8, 2021. He was born October 9, 1938, in Owensboro, KY, to the late Sherman and Virginia Dillman Coffey. Darryl was a graduate of Daviess County High School Class of '56. Darryl started his career with Lincoln Income Life and sold insurance for nearly 50 years before retiring. He was a member of New Life Assembly of God and enjoyed...
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Eloise M Jolly

September 18, 1926 - November 8, 2021

Eloise M. Jolly, 95, of Louisville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away November 8, 2021. She was born in Cloverport on September 18, 1926, to the late Willard Owen and Lilah Mae Perkins. Eloise was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Owensboro and was devoted to supporting her husband and family. Eloise enjoyed sewing, needlepoint, playing...
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Treva Janett Crowe

September 27, 1939 - November 8, 2021

Treva Janett Crowe, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on November 8, 2021. She was born September 27, 1939 in Ohio County to the late Everett and Truma Fulton Henderson. Treva had worked at the Cigar Factory for many years, as well as the Executive Inn and Macy's. She enjoyed spending her time getting out and driving to different places. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Stinnett,...
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Janet F. Winstead

September 12, 1942 - November 8, 2021

Janet F. Winstead, 79, of Owensboro passed away Monday, November 8, 2021 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Evansville, Indiana on September 12, 1942, to the late Samuel Norwood Knight and Velma Grisham Knight. She spent most of her young adult life and raised her children in Sebree, Kentucky. Later, she moved to Madisonville, Kentucky, where she was employed by...
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William A. "Billy" Payne

March 16, 1935 - November 8, 2021

William A. "Billy" Payne, 86, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully in his sleep on the afternoon of November 8, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born March 16, 1935, in Daviess County, to the late Herman Sr. and Pauline Kauffeld Payne. Billy retired from Commonwealth Aluminum in 1997. In a word, he was exceptional. It sounds trite to say, but he was the best...
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Albert H. "Al" McGary

November 5, 1943 - November 8, 2021

Albert H. "Al" McGary, 78, of Philpot, passed away on Monday, November 8, 2021 at his home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 5, 1943 in Breckinridge County to the late Silas "Si" and Edith Taul McGary. Al was a member of Dawson Baptist Church and a graduate of Breckinridge County High School. He was the owner of River City Insurance Agency for over 30...
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Byron Holloway

November 7, 2021

Byron Holloway, age 63 of Vincent, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, November 07, 2021. Byron was in the banking industry for many years. He was always a down to earth person who had a passion for golf and being surrounding by friends. Byron survivors are his loving parents, Paul and Donna Holloway; fiancé, Cindy Brown; sons, Alex Holloway (Jennifer), and Curtis Whitney (Nikki); brothers, Paul ...
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Patricia "Patty" Wahl Potts

August 19, 1930 - November 7, 2021

Patricia "Patty" Wahl Potts, 91, of Owensboro, passed away November 7, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born August 19, 1930, in Wayne, MI, to the late Earl and Wilma Brooks Wahl. Patty was a charter member of Bellevue Baptist Church and loved her church friends. She was a homemaker and fantastic cook and enjoyed cooking for family get-togethers. Patty was an...
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Mary Ruth Brown Ward

January 9, 1942 - November 7, 2021

Mary Ruth Brown Ward, 79, of Owensboro, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 7, 2021. She was born January 9, 1942 in Centertown to the late Reathel and Francine Whitten Brown. Mary Ruth was a homemaker, but had worked for several years at S. W. Anderson's as a bookkeeper and 22 years at One Park Place where she touched the lives of many residents. She was...
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Nancye Ball

May 1, 1938 - November 5, 2021

Nancye Ball, 83, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, November 5, 2021, while at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. She was born May 1, 1938, in Breckinridge County, to the late Homer and Grace Smiley Harper. Nancye was retired from Crump Insurance Company where she worked as a secretary. She enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens, camping, and reading western novels. Along with her...
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Keith Lamar Bryant

October 26, 1970 - November 4, 2021

Keith L. Bryant, 51, of Davenport, Florida formerly of Owensboro passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Advent Health Heart Hospital. The Daviess County native was born October 26, 1970 to the late Stella Rose Bryant. Keith was the anchor and rock of his family while he focused on the most important things in life and loved God. He was a great father, enjoyed playing high school baseball,...
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Douglas MacArthur Richardson

December 30, 1941 - November 4, 2021

Douglas MacArthur Richardson, 79, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Hancock County native was born December 30, 1941, to the late Paul Morton Richardson and Arline DeJarnette Richardson. Mr. Richardson was baptized at Immanuel Baptist Church. He graduated from the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice program at Eastern Kentucky...
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Derror C. Head

October 20, 1943 - November 3, 2021

Derror C. Head, 78, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, under the care of Hospice after a long battle with Alzheimers. He was born October 20, 1943 in Owensboro to the late Henry Harrison Head, Sr. and Alice Unsel Head. Derror was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church and was retired as a rehabilitation counselor with the Kentucky State Department of...
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Mike Martin

May 20, 1959 - November 1, 2021

Mike Martin, 62, of Utica, passed away Monday, November 1, 2021. He was born May 20, 1959, in Madisonville, Kentucky. Mike proudly served his country as a paratrooper and mechanic in the United States Army. He was an experienced iron worker, member of the Boilermakers Local # 726, had years of experience driving a truck, worked at the Kentuckiana stockyard for several years and for most of his...
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Doris Ann Morris

August 9, 1932 - November 1, 2021

Doris Ann Morris, 89, of Owensboro, passed away November 1, 2021, at Hermitage Care and Rehab. She was born August 9, 1932, in Owensboro, to the late Nathan and Pearl Scott. Doris enjoyed gardening her flowers and vegetables, and would often feed the birds, rabbits, and squirrels in her yard. She was a fantastic cook and loved preparing big meals for her family. Doris had a big heart and was kind...
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Charlotte K. Skelton

March 9, 1939 - October 31, 2021

Charlotte K. Skelton, 82, of Newburgh, Indiana passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. The Vanderburg County native was born March 9, 1939 to the late William T. and Elizabeth Booher Miller. Mrs. Skelton was loved and cherished by her family as a devoted wife and mother always exhibiting her selflessness and thinking of others first. She was a talented...
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Donald R. Johnson

May 14, 1933 - October 30, 2021

Donald R. Johnson, 88, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at his home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born May 14, 1933 in Muhlenberg County to the late James P. and Mabel Stinnett Johnson. Donald retired in 1995 as a manager with the Kroger Co. after 45 years of service and was a U. S. Marine Corps veteran. He was a member of Riverside Baptist...
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Billy J. King

September 28, 1957 - October 29, 2021

Billy J. King, 64, of Utica, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born September 28, 1957 in Daviess County to the late Zybra and Mary Ward King. Billy was retired from the Carpenters Union Local #90 in Evansville. He had served as a mentor for many people recovering from addiction to drugs and alcohol, helped them find work, and was a strong...
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Janet Emilee Clark Carrico

September 11, 1934 - October 29, 2021

Janet Emilee Clark Carrico, 87, of Philpot, passed away October 29, 2021 at home with her family and beloved cat, Miss Kitty by her side. She was born September 11, 1934 in Oakland City, IN to the late Ralph Clark and Helen Clark Sheldon. At the age of ten. She moved to Indianapolis where she later became a member of the Indianapolis Athletic Club Swim Team, winning many races. While in...
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Sally Hamilton Davenport

October 6, 1949 - October 29, 2021

Sally Hamilton Davenport, 72, was born into this earthly life on October 6, 1949, to Eulice Griffin and Alice (née Ortego) Hamilton in Kinder, Louisiana. Sally entered into eternal life on October 29, 2021, in Owensboro, Kentucky, surrounded in the love of her family and friends. She joins in heaven the love of her life, the late Sim Sayre Davenport. She was a graduate of Kinder (Louisiana)...
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William Sherman Schofield

October 29, 2021

William Sherman Schofield, 75, of Whitesville, passed away on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Inez Schofield and Shirley Schofield and his brother Peter Schofield. Bill was a proud member of American Legion Post 9 in Owensboro and was a veteran of both the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army National Guard serving as an Electronics Technician. All of his...
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Joetta Marie Cooper

January 21, 1945 - October 29, 2021

Joetta Cooper, 76, of Owensboro passed away Friday, October 29, 2021. The Daviess County native was born January 21, 1945 to the late Virgil and Waltrude Higdon. Joetta was a beautician by trade and also worked at Sun Windows. She was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include her daughter, Karen Means (Gary); siblings, Joseph Charles "J.C." Higdon (Mildred), Sylvester Higdon, Ruth Johnson,...
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Gary Dean "Root" Johnson

January 25, 1948 - October 27, 2021

Gary Dean "Root" Johnson, 73 of Roosevelt, Washington, formerly of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Sunnyside Hospital in Sunnyside, Washington. The Green County, Missouri native was born January 25, 1948 to the late Earn and Tressie Brown Johnson. Gary was a 50-year retired member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 633 Union. As a Vietnam veteran, he served in the U.S....
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Richard Daniel "Danny" Hutchinson

August 11, 1950 - October 27, 2021

Richard Daniel "Danny" Hutchinson, 71, of the Pleasant Ridge area, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born August 11, 1950 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Richard John and Gwendolyn Russell Hutchinson. Danny retired in 2017 from No Creek Farms and had worked several other places including Alumax Aluminum. ...
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Bobby Gene Seaton

March 10, 1962 - October 26, 2021

Bobby Gene Seaton, 59, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. The Daviess County native was born March 10, 1962 to the late Wavy and Dorothy Seaton. Bobby was an excellent auto mechanic and worked in that field all his life, first for West Side Automotive then Mike's Automotive Repair. He had a good sense of humor, a great work ethic, and was...
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Samantha Sky Riherd

November 18, 1994 - October 25, 2021

Samantha Sky Riherd, 26, of Homer, Alaska, passed away October 25, 2021. She was born November 18, 1994 in Murray, KY. She grew up in Alaska from the age of seven. After attending school there, she then attended Owensboro Community College. Being very creative, she loved art, rocks, nature, attending music festivals, caring for her siblings and being around family. She touched the lives of...
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Jessie Wayne Holmes

November 20, 1961 - October 24, 2021

Jessie Wayne Holmes, 59, of Smyrna, Tennessee, formerly of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Jessie was born on November 20, 1961 in Owensboro and grew up in Utica. He was a 1981 graduate from Apollo High School and had been employed with Hayward Pool Products in Nashville for the past 20 years. Jessie...
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David "Wayne" Head

December 10, 1972 - October 22, 2021

David "Wayne" Head, 48, of Owensboro, passed away October 22, 2021, at his home. He was born December 10, 1972, in Owensboro, to David and Rose Lawrence Head. Wayne loved tinkering, whether it be with electronics, cars, or anything else he could get his hands on. He was curious to know how things worked and would take them apart just to put them back together, being described as a "jack of all...
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Jody "Fuzzy the Man" McFadden

January 16, 1960 - October 22, 2021

Jody "Fuzzy the Man" McFadden, 61, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, October 22, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born January 16, 1960, in Owensboro, to the late James W. "Sweets" McFadden and Revel Gustene "Blondie" Felty Mcfadden. Fuzzy worked many years as a farm hand on several different farms and spent time gardening. He loved hunting, fishing, setting out trout lines, and...
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John William Lanham

November 13, 1924 - October 22, 2021

John William Lanham, 96, of Knottsville, went to his Eternal Home, surrounded by his loving family on October 22, 2021. He was born on November 13, 1924, to the late Lawrence and Hettie Hagan Lanham. John was a very prayerful man and had a special devotion to the Holy Rosary, praying it daily. He always put God first in his life and family. John was an old-time fiddler, an avid fiddle player of...
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Kenneth "Kenny" Eugene Simmons

July 29, 1963 - October 21, 2021

Kenneth "Kenny" Eugene Simmons, 58, of West Louisville, passed away October 21, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 29, 1963, in Owensboro, to the late Huston and Catherine Ebelhar Simmons. Kenny was a hard worker; he worked as a farmer and for Simmons Land Surveying. He loved to go fast, especially when riding his motorcycle or driving his boat. Kenny enjoyed car shows,...
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Melissa Elaine Horton

November 3, 1953 - October 21, 2021

Melissa Elaine Horton, 67, of Owensboro, passed away October 21, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 3, 1953, in Owensboro, to the late Gustie and Wilma Knight Goodman. Melissa was the former president of the Homemakers Club in Ohio County and a member for over 30 years, and a member of the Ohio County Garden Club. She was a talented seamstress and quilter and could...
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Danny Ray Finley

July 2, 1950 - October 19, 2021

Danny Ray Finley, 71, of Owensboro, passed away October 19, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born July 2, 1950, in Daviess County, to the late Ivan and Mary Ellen Finley. Danny enjoyed video games, traveling, hunting, fishing, and motorcycles. He was best described as a gentle, sweet man, who had a big heart for his family, especially his grandchildren. Danny worked hard and...
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Joyce Ann Yates

June 3, 1945 - October 18, 2021

Joyce Ann Yates, 76, of Hopkinsville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021 at her home while under the care of Hospice. She entered into this life on June 3, 1945, to the late Henry Joseph and Mary Catherine Wink. Joyce was a devoted wife and mother. She was an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for over 50 years before moving to Hopkinsville in 2017....
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Jody Terrill Fiorella

November 3, 1955 - October 18, 2021

Joseph Terrill Fiorella, 65, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, October 18th, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born November 3, 1955, in Owensboro, to the late Gabe Fiorella, Jr and Betty Sue Terrill Fiorella. Jody was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. He was employed by the Owensboro Fire Department for 22 Years. Jody loved all of his fire...
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Jean Litsey Fruge'

February 14, 1930 - October 17, 2021

Wanda Jean Litsey Fruge', 91, went home to the Lord on Sunday, October 17, 2021. A nearly 70-year resident of Owensboro, she was born in Pellville, Kentucky on February 14, 1930, to Thomas Francis Litsey of Whitesville, Kentucky, and Josie Martine Baize of Pellville. Jean loved Jesus Christ with all her heart, mind, soul, and strength. She was an avid student of the Bible, lived her life by...
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Mary "Spanky" Zogg Steele

June 16, 1952 - October 16, 2021

Mary "Spanky" Zogg Steele, 69, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 16, 2021. She was born June 16, 1952, in Washington, PA to the late Joseph F. Zogg Sr. and Ruby Hartz Zogg. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Bub; and nephews, Christopher and Chuck. Spanky was a member of Immaculate Catholic Church. Anyone who ever met Spanky knew she was the life of...
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Wendell C. Welch

March 21, 1940 - October 13, 2021

Wendell C. Welch of Owensboro, Ky, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Shelby, Ohio to the late Gail and Thelma Welch. Wendell was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from OMU where he had worked as a heavy equipment operator. He was a longtime and very active member of Grace Chapel in Philpot. Wendell enjoyed gardening, working on lawn...
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Christopher McNaughten

March 24, 1972 - October 13, 2021

Christopher McNaughten, 49, of Owensboro, passed away October 13, 2021. He was born March 24, 1972. Christopher is survived by his brother, Joe McNaughten and sister, Sarah Call. Services are private. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
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Jason Ray Young

July 17, 1976 - October 13, 2021

Jason Ray Young, 45, of Radcliff formerly of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at his residence. The Daviess County native was born July 17, 1976, to Sandra Joyce Crowe Young and the late Donnie E. Young. Jason attended Daviess County High School and had worked as a journeyman for Acme Plumbing and Heating before being employed in waste-water management at Jim Beam Distillery. He...
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Sandra Williams Sigers

July 10, 1946 - October 13, 2021

At 7:13 pm October 13, 2021, in the presence of her immediate family, Sandra Williams Sigers, went to her eternal home. She was welcomed by her heavenly Father, her earthly parents, Marvin (Google) and Marion (Granny) Williams, her husband of 58 years, Jimmie Sigers, son, Billy, and infant daughter, Lori Lynn, along with a host of other friends and family. Sandra was born at Muhlenberg...
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Gene NeSmith

November 30, 1941 - October 13, 2021

Elbert Eugene NeSmith, 79, of Owensboro, began his next adventure on Wednesday morning, October 13, 2021, leaving from the Heartford House with the care of Hospice. He traveled with a smile on his face in belief in his heart. Gene was born on November 30, 1941, in Owensboro, to the late Elbert W and Anna M NeSmith. In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his brothers, Danny...
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Diana Keown

September 10, 1955 - October 12, 2021

Diana Keown, 66, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Montana to the late William and Barbara Kessenger. Diana was most recently a dedicated homemaker. She also worked as a dispatcher at Yellow Cab Co. for many years. Diana enjoyed collecting coins, crocheting and books and TV shows about crime stories. She also loved...
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Jane S. Kaufmann

July 21, 1934 - October 10, 2021

Jane S. Kaufmann, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021, at her home. She was born in Philpot, Kentucky, to the late Forrest H. and May Coons Sublett. Jane was a 1952 graduate of Daviess County High; earned her B.A. at Kentucky Wesleyan College, where she was recognized as valedictorian in 1956; and completed her education with a master's degree in education from Indiana...
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Howard R. "Cotton" Davis

December 15, 1928 - October 10, 2021

Howard R. "Cotton" Davis, 92, of Philpot, passed away October 10, 2021. He was born December 15, 1928, in Drakesboro to the late Othor Randall and Lucy May Davis. Cotton served in both Korea and Vietnam with the United States Army for twenty-two years, with much of that time being an Executive Chef. He was a founding member of Cornerstone Baptist Church and enjoyed woodworking, golfing,...
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James E. Kauffeld

February 18, 1934 - October 10, 2021

James E. Kauffeld, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2021, at the Carmel Home. He was born February 18, 1934, in Daviess County to the late Edwin Simon and Mary Jane Montgomery Kauffeld. James was a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and was honorably discharged from his service in the United States Marine Corp. James retired from Hampshire Chemical after thirty years. He spent much...
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John William Roberts

January 18, 1939 - October 10, 2021

John W. Roberts, 82 passed away at his home surrounded by his wife, Rose and daughters, Amy and Julie. He was born January 18, 1939, in Hancock County (in the Pate House where Abraham Lincoln was tried for ferrying a man illegally across the Ohio river) to the late Manuel and Mary Catherine (Rhinerson) Roberts. John served in the Kentucky National Guard and was recognized for his outstanding...
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Rev. Charles Bennett

February 7, 1931 - October 10, 2021

Rev. Charles Thomas Bennett was born on his family farm in Beaver Dam on February 7, 1931, to Eckles and Elizabeth Stevens Bennett, and went to his heavenly home October 10 in Masonville on his daughter's farm. Bro. Bennett was a retired United Methodist minister of the Louisville/Kentucky conferences where he served churches in Masonville, Sacramento, Kuttawa, Livermore, Irvington, Hartford,...
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Ronnie D. Ferguson

October 9, 1961 - October 9, 2021

Ronnie Ferguson, 60, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 while celebrating his 60th birthday with his wife, doing what they loved most, riding a Harley. He was born on October 9, 1961 in Los Angeles, California to Durwood and Wanda Mae Williams Ferguson. Ronnie worked for the City of Owensboro for many years and retired as Sanitation Manager. He loved riding Harley-Davidsons...
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Margaret "Skip" Gaw Cox

December 13, 1924 - October 9, 2021

Margaret "Skip" Gaw Cox, of Owensboro, passed away October 9, 2021, at her home. She was born December 13, 1924, in Owensboro, to the late James William and Mary Josephine Thompson Gaw. Margaret was a charter member of Immaculate Catholic Church. After graduation from St. Frances Academy in 1943, she became a "Rosie the Riveter," at a defense plant in Evansville during World War II. Margaret...
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E. Carolyn Young

November 9, 1955 - October 9, 2021

E. Carolyn Young, 65, of Whitesville, passed away October 9, 2021, at her home. She was born November 9, 1955, in Owensboro, to the late Irvin Sr. and Opal Robinson. Carolyn loved being outdoors; she could tell you the name of every wildflower and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Her favorite thing was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Along with her parents, Carolyn...
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James Leonard Hallman

October 21, 1941 - October 9, 2021

James Leonard Hallman, 79, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021, at the Heartford House, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born October 21, 1941, in Nashville, TN to the late Charles Leonard Hallman and Doris Tolbert Hallman. Jim received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia and retired from River Velley Behavioral Health and...
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Elizabeth Paris

January 11, 1929 - October 8, 2021

Elizabeth Anne Saucerman Paris, 92, formerly of Owensboro, KY, was surrounded by family when she passed away in Frisco, Texas, October 8, 2021. She was born January 11, 1929, in Jasonville, Indiana to Goldia and Orville Saucerman. She began playing piano at the age of three and was regularly playing for church services at the United Methodist Church of Jasonville by the age of five. She was a...
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Lawrence White Hager III

March 23, 1958 - October 8, 2021

Lawrence White Hager III, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Friday October 8, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with his wife by his side. He was born March 23, 1958, in Owensboro, to the late Lawrence White Hager Jr. and Frankie Scott Hager. Larry graduated from ITT Technical Institute with a degree in electrical engineering and graduated from Kentucky Wesleyan College with a bachelor's...
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Geraldine Faye "Jerri" Williams

September 14, 1943 - October 7, 2021

Geraldine Faye "Jerri" Williams, 78, of Henderson, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at home while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born September 14, 1943 in Owensboro to the late Clayton Gilman and Minnie Catherine McCarthy Williams. Jerri had previously been employed as a security guard at Accuride Corporation in Henderson and was retired...
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Terri Minton Nation

July 21, 1956 - October 6, 2021

Terri Minton Nation, 65, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on October 6, 2021. Terri was born in Owensboro on July 21, 1956, to Jerome and Ida "Dolly" O'Bryan Minton Sr. She was the kind of person who made you smile just by her presence. Terri was always upbeat and ready to help anyone that needed it and always made an impression you wouldn't forget. Terri worked for OMU for 17 years before...
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Harold Ray Stevens

August 6, 1937 - October 6, 2021

Harold R. Stevens, 84, of Hartford, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Wellington Parc. He was born August 6, 1937 in Boonville, Indiana to the late Ernest and Annis Nix Stevens. Harold had been in law enforcement for a number of years; he graduated from the Kentucky State Police Academy in 1967 and then was a Kentucky State Police Officer for five years. ...
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Jamie Ryan Matthews Philpot

December 2, 1978 - October 6, 2021

Jamie Ryan Matthews Philpot, 42, of Owensboro, passed away October 6, 2021. She was born December 2, 1978, in Owensboro to James Matthews Jr. and Patricia Davis Thorpe. Jamie could be best described as a rebel without a cause, and a believer in organized chaos. She always made people laugh, had a big imagination, and loved even bigger. Jamie was preceded in death by her infant son who she is...
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Jerry Glen Gibson

February 19, 1954 - October 6, 2021

Jerry Glen Gibson, 67, of Owensboro, passed away October 6, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 19, 1954, in Owensboro to Shirley Gibson and Agnes Bullington Boone. He was ranked one of the best excavator operators in Kentucky. Jerry enjoyed playing poker and fishing. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and for always having a story to tell. Jerry was...
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Christian Simone

June 24, 1971 - October 5, 2021

Christian Simone, 50, of Louisville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away October 5, 2021. He was born in Owensboro on June 24, 1971 to the late Robert and Roberta Frances Simone. Christian graduated from Owensboro Catholic High in 1989 and attended Murray State University. He enjoyed going to concerts and listening to music. Christian is survived by his children, Zachary Simone and Sophie...
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Jeff Mattingly

December 14, 1956 - October 5, 2021

Jeff L. Mattingly, 64, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Owensboro to Jim and Evelyn Thomas Mattingly. Jeff was a 1974 graduate of Owensboro Catholic High where he played baseball and football. He was of the Catholic faith. Jeff most recently worked as a crane operator at A.K. Steel. He had previously worked at Ragu and...
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Leo "Jr." Joseph Kamuf

September 21, 1946 - October 4, 2021

Leo "Jr." Joseph Kamuf, 75, of Owensboro passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at Twin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The Daviess County native was born September 21, 1946 to Leo Joseph Kamuf Sr. and Luversa Carver Kamuf. Junior was outgoing, easy to love, and never met a stranger. He enjoyed tinkering with his car and watching old western movies and classic TV shows. Jr. was of the...
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Darrel Ray Davis

May 8, 1955 - October 4, 2021

Darrel Davis, 66, of Owensboro, lost his battle with cancer and stepped into the arms of Jesus on Monday, October 4, 2021. He was born to Albert and Polly Davis on Mother's Day in 1955. He often said he was sure that his mother had him at Temple Baptist Church the next Sunday, and he kept with the Baptist faith all his life. He was a 1973 graduate of Daviess County High School. Darrel retired...
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Marian Wright Givens

May 26, 1927 - Unknown

Marian Wright Givens, 94, of Davidson, NC, formerly of Owensboro, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, July 20, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 26, 1927, in Owensboro, the daughter of the late George Silas Wright and Hazel Taylor Wright. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Wayland Givens. Outgoing by nature, Marian...
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Donald Dwayne Dowell

August 27, 1960 - October 3, 2021

Donald Dwayne Dowell, 61, of Cumming, Georgia, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on October 3, 2021 in Cumming. He was born August 27, 1960 in Daviess County. Donald had been working in sales at Home Depot for the last 10 years. He was a NASCAR fan and had worked at the former Atlanta International Raceway, now known as Atlanta Motor Speedway. Donald was a certified PADI scuba instructor, an...
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Helen Rose Krampe Smith

December 14, 1934 - October 3, 2021

Helen Rose Krampe Smith of Owensboro died on Sunday, October 3rd, at home, surrounded by family. She was born December 14th, 1934 to Leo B. Krampe and Rose Mary Krampe of Rome, KY. She graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School with the class of 1953. She later worked at KenRad for several years before and after marriage. She and Norbert Smith were married at St. Martin Catholic Church at...
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Kenneth Lee Proffitt

August 18, 1940 - October 2, 2021

Kenneth Lee Proffitt, 81, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on October 2, 2021. He was born and raised in Horse Branch, KY, to the late W.C. (Witt) and Wreatha Maiden Proffitt, where he learned the value of hard work on his family's dairy farm. He graduated from Caneyville High School in 1959 and began his career with the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. After 11 years, he began working...
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Devon Michael Chance

August 1, 1992 - October 1, 2021

Devon Michael Chance, 29, of Maceo, passed away October 1, 2021. He was born August 1, 1992 in Owensboro to Michael Chance and Kimberly A. Knight Chance. Devon graduated from high school in 2010 and had many interests. He had recently made a decision to return to school to begin a degree in computer programming. He enjoyed playing video games, especially Dance Dance Revolution, and building or...
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Chris Haycraft

July 22, 1963 - October 1, 2021

Chris Haycraft, 58, of Hawesville, passed away on October 1, 2021. John Christopher Haycraft was born in Daviess County on July 22, 1963, to Jack Carroll and Mary Ann Storm Haycraft. Chris was a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School and then went on to work at Hickory Springs for over 32 years, where he took over operations after his father retired. He then went to work at MidWest Nonwovens...
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Gary Wayne Swentner

April 7, 1949 - September 30, 2021

Gary Wayne Swentner, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. The Daviess County native was born April 7, 1949, to the late Paul and Marietta Nalley Swentner. Gary graduated from Daviess Co. High School (class of 67) then served four years in the Air Force where he was stationed in South Korea. He retired from Holland Dairies Inc. after...
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Doris Clark Hayden Haragan

December 7, 1931 - September 30, 2021

Doris Clark Hayden Haragan, 89, died September 30, 2021. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on December 7, 1931, to Virginia Burris and Robert C. Clark Sr. She graduated from St. Frances Academy in 1950, Studied Psychology, Philosophy, and Sociology at Brescia and Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1975, and graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1978 with a MA degree in Marriage and...
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Pascal Rearden

February 26, 1925 - September 29, 2021

Pascal Rearden, 96, of Owensboro, passed away September 29, 2021. He was born on February 26, 1925, in Hancock County, to the late Otis and Dora Lee Rearden. Pascal was a loving father and husband that guided his children in the right directions. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and enjoyed the outdoors. A natural born caregiver, Pascal took care of those in need throughout his life. He worked...
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Lula C. Foster

December 28, 1937 - September 29, 2021

Lula C. Foster, 83, of Owensboro, passed away September 29, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 28, 1937, in Elliott County, KY, to the late James Albert and Mary Branham Caudill. Lula served as a cook at the hospital for over 27 years before retiring. When she was only 7, she began working on the farm with her brothers and sisters, where she first learned the value...
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Charles Edward Moseley

December 30, 1927 - September 29, 2021

Charles Edward Moseley, 93, of Hartford, formerly of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at his home. He was born December 30, 1927 in Daviess County to the late Claude and Margaret Westerfield Moseley. Charles was a member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was retired as a machinist with the General Electric Co. He was a 1949 graduate of...
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Phillip Daniel Newton

September 12, 1945 - September 28, 2021

Phillip Daniel Newton, 76, of Brownsville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away September 28, 2021. He was born September 12, 1945, to the late John and Mary Percell Newton. Phillip was a United States Army Veteran and served during Vietnam. He retired from American Fasteners in Illinois as the Warehouse Supervisor. Phillip married the love of his life, Delores Ann Tomes on April 20, 1963, and...
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Josanna Birkhead LaMastus

May 16, 1961 - September 28, 2021

Josanna Birkhead LaMastus, age 60, of Owensboro, KY passed away peacefully surrounded by family and loved ones on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Born Josanna Birkhead, May 16, 1961 in Owensboro, she was the second of four children to the late Eva and George Birkhead. She attended Owensboro Catholic High School and went on to graduate with honors from Brescia University with a bachelor's degree in...
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Janice Luck Postlewaite

February 12, 1927 - September 28, 2021

Janice Luck Postlewaite, 94, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at her home. She was born February 12, 1927 in Ohio County to the late Marvin Edgar and Mary Magdaline Ranney Luck. Janice retired in 1992 from the City of Owensboro after 27 years and also had worked at the Sportscenter for a number of years. She loved flower gardening and traveling with her friends. Janice...
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Melba Ambrose Salmon

June 16, 1928 - September 27, 2021

Melba Ambrose Salmon, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Daviess County native was born June 16, 1928, to the late Rollie and Golda Richardson Ambrose. Melba graduated from Daviess County High School and worked for many years as a hairdresser. She grew up in Friendship Baptist Church and was currently a member of Masonville...
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Kenneth E. Foster

July 16, 1927 - September 26, 2021

Kenneth Edge Foster, age 94, was at home surrounded by his family when he passed into eternity on September 26, 2021. He was born in Daviess County on July 16, 1927, to Martin Lyman Foster and Clara Ann Shadwick Foster. He graduated from Daviess County High before serving in the United States Army during World War II. After leaving the Army, Kenneth became a rural mail carrier in the Philpot...
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Pleaz Joseph Kirby, Jr.

March 12, 1936 - September 26, 2021

Pleaz Joseph Kirby, Jr., 85, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021 in Owensboro. He was born March 12, 1936 in Daviess County to the late Pleas and Elizabeth Fuqua Kirby, Sr. Pleaz was retired from Commonwealth Aluminum after 46 years of service and also worked as a driver for GRITS transportation. He was a graduate of Brescia University and served in the Naval Reserves for...
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