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Phyllis G. Roberts

Feb 16, 1944 - Sep 20, 2023

  Phyllis G. Roberts, 79, of Owensboro, passed away September 20, 2023, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born February 16, 1944, in Henderson to the late Daniel “Boone” and Katherine Courtney. Phyllis was a member of St. Martins Catholic Church and a past member of the altar society. She…

Nannie M. Harris Adams

Aug 27, 1944 - Sep 15, 2023

Nannie M. Harris Adams, 79, of Owensboro, passed away September 15, 2023, at home in the presence of her two daughters.  She was born August 27, 1944, in Owensboro to the late Arthur and Jo Elizabeth Harris.  Nannie was a member of Center Street Baptist Church.  In her earlier years, she served on the Usher…

Bernadine Louise App

Jul 3, 1945 - Sep 17, 2023

Bernadine Louise App, 78, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, September 17, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Elgin, Illinois native was born July 3, 1945, to the late Asa and Bernadine Manhart App. Those that knew and loved Bernadine would tell you she was an absolute blessing. Bernadine, or “Bernie,” as she was affectionately…

Denver Ray Long

Oct 5, 1936 - Sep 16, 2023

Denver Ray Long, 86, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2023. He was born in Parsons, West Virginia to the late Walter and Tina Long. Mr. Long grew up in West Virginia where he learned how to work hard even as a boy. He went on to become a machinist at Ward Machinery, retiring…

Ralph David Ramirez

Apr 16, 1938 - Sep 15, 2023

Ralph David Ramirez, 85, of Owensboro passed away Friday, September 15, 2023, at his home. The Chicago, Illinois native was born April 16, 1938, as the oldest of eight children to the late Salvador Ramirez and Otilv Marqez Ramirez. Ralph grew up in Chicago then enlisted in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper being stationed…

Nancy Kay Atherton

Oct 2, 1948 - Sep 14, 2023

Nancy Kay Atherton, 74, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2023 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. On October 2, 1948 a towheaded girl was born to William Elmore and Margaret Hazel Taylor. This sweet soul evolved into coltish and erudite school-girl who then became a fiery beauty that captured the heart of a Utica,…

Mary Ellen Gant

May 30, 1928 - Sep 12, 2023

Mary Ellen Gant, 95, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at The Heartford House. Born in Lexington, the daughter of the late Walter Kleber Price, Sr. and Fannie Searcy Price, she was a graduate of Henry Clay High School. Mrs. Gant attended William Woods College before transferring to the University of Kentucky, where she was…

Larry J. Ward

Jan 9, 1971 - Sep 12, 2023

Larry J. Ward, 52, of Utica, passed away September 12, 2023.  He was born on January 9, 1971, in Daviess County.  Larry is preceded in death by his mother, Margie Ward. He is survived by his father, Jerry (Lorie) Ward. Services are private.  Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Messages of condolence for the…

Linda Kay Birkhiemer

Jul 10, 1940 - Sep 11, 2023

  Linda Kay Birkhiemer, 83, of Owensboro, passed away on Septer 11, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born July, 10, 1940, to the late Shirrell and Martha Poole. Linda was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, shopping, making porcelain dolls, and spending time with her…

William "Bud" Robinson

Mar 7, 1932 - Sep 11, 2023

William “Bud” Robinson, 91, of Owensboro passed away on Monday, September 11, 2023, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital surrounded by his children. Bud was born March 7, 1932, in Paradise, Kentucky where he fostered his love of fishing and the outdoors. In his younger years, he played a variety of sports including basketball, softball, and…

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