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Jim Shrewsberry

Jul 15, 1932 - Nov 29, 2023

James "Jim" Shrewsberry, 91, of Owensboro, passed away November 29, 2023, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born on July 15, 1932, in Hardinsburg, Kentucky, Jim graduated from Breckinridge County High School in 1950 and then enlisted in the US Army and served in Korea during the war. Following his military service,…

Barbara Nel Shouse

Feb 28, 1942 - Nov 27, 2023

  Barbara Nel Shouse, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, November 27, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born February 28, 1942, to the late Henry Estil and Beulah May Cambron. Barbara attended Relevant Faith Church and was a long-time member of Good Shepard Assembly of God. She was a beautician for 47…

Katherine D. "Kathy" Payne

Apr 29, 1974 - Dec 1, 2023

  Katherine D. “Kathy” Payne, 49, of Owensboro, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, December 1, 2023, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born April 29, 1974, in Owensboro, to Daniel W. Payne Sr. and Joyce Gray Peercy. Kathy enjoyed camping, swimming, motorcycle…

Betty Ann Leet Decker

Aug 23, 1946 - Dec 1, 2023

  Betty Ann Leet Decker, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on, Friday, December 1, 2023, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  She was born August 23, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Deward A. and Irene Majors Leet.  Betty was retired as a school teacher after 30 years having taught in…

Karen Lynn Doyle-Sanders

Mar 25, 1948 - Nov 30, 2023

  Karen Lynn Doyle-Sanders, 75, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born March 25, 1948, in Shreveport, LA, to the late Col. Richard M. Doyle and August Morgan Doyle. Karen graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech. Her grandparents were from Ireland, and she was…

William B. Layson

Nov 15, 1937 - Nov 29, 2023

William B. Layson, 86, an Owensboro native of Pettit, fell asleep in death on November 29, 2023. – John 11:11 Bill enjoyed the attentive care of his devoted wife, Peggy Mae, for 67 years. Their children are Peggy Ann, Connie Faye, Bill, Pamela Jo, Mary Jane, and Kenneth Ray. He was the big brother of…

Joyce Wright

Feb 24, 1949 - Nov 27, 2023

  With sadness in our hearts, we announce another angel is now in heaven. Joyce Fay Woodard Wright, 74, of Utica, passed away on November 27, 2023, unexpectedly in her sleep, while at her home. Joyce was born on February 24, 1949, in Henderson, KY to the late Carvil "Doc" & Pauline Woodard. She graduated…

Felix Paul "Doodle Bug" Craig

Apr 27, 1926 - Nov 24, 2023

Felix Paul “Doodle Bug” Craig, 97, of Lewisport passed away Friday, November 24, 2023, at Wellington Parc Health Systems. The Daviess County native was born April 27, 1926, to the late Joseph G. Craig and Lona Sapp Craig. Felix co-owned Craig’s Auto Parts store as well as worked on the family farm in Maceo. He…

Bernard Lee Marks

Feb 3, 1937 - Nov 23, 2023

  Bernard Lee Marks, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2023 at his home. He was born in Salem, West Virginia to the late Wilson and Opal Stickel Marks. As a young man, Bernard served in the U.S. Army National Guard. He was a press operator at Kaiser Aluminum in Ravenswood, WV for…

Stephanie Lynn Green

Nov 25, 1982 - Nov 22, 2023

  Stephanie Lynn Green, age 40, a beloved mother, daughter, companion, and friend, passed away on November 22, 2023. Born on November 25, 1982, in Owensboro, Stephanie's warm smile and kind-hearted nature touched the lives of all who knew her.  A mother of five, Stephanie diligently worked as a Group Leader with Toyota. Her dedication,…

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