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Keith Douglas James

Jun 17, 1951 - Feb 7, 2024

Keith Douglas James, 72, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 2024, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Daviess County native was born to the late William James and Barbara Woodward James. Keith was a 1969 Graduate of Owensboro High School and retired from Roberts Brothers Auto Mart. In addition to his parents Keith was…

Morbia Catherine "Cathy" Ward Coons

Aug 26, 1947 - Feb 4, 2024

Morbia Catherine “Cathy” Ward Coons, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2024, while at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was born August 26, 1947, in Owensboro, to the late Daniel and Morbia Stewart Ward. Cathy loved her family deeply, and enjoyed spending time with them, especially at family dinners. She retired from…

Bettie Grace Vaughn

Dec 10, 1939 - Feb 3, 2024

Bettie Grace Reynolds Vaughn, 84, of Owensboro, died Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the Hermitage Health and Rehab. The Daviess County native was born December 10, 1939, to the late Malcolm Thomas Reynolds and Margaret Elizabeth Silbereisen Reynolds. Bettie was a graduate of Daviess County High School (Class of 1958) and started working the day…

Deanna Berniece "Dee" Lanham Kaminski

Sep 1, 1939 - Feb 1, 2024

Deanna Berniece “Dee” Lanham Kaminski, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2024 under the care of Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Kentucky. She was born in Owensboro to the late Joseph A. and Inez L. Alvey Lanham.Dee studied in the Medical Technology Program at Nazareth College in Louisville. Her 54 years as…

Frances "Fran" Parks White

Mar 27, 1934 - Feb 1, 2024

Frances “Fran” Parks White, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, February 1,  2024, while under the care of Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Kentucky. Fran was born in New Madrid County, Missouri, on March 27, 1934, to the late Leo and Violet Parks.Fran retired from the Daviess County Board of Education. She was…

Gene R. Todd

Sep 17, 1946 - Jan 31, 2024

Gene R. Todd, 77, of Owensboro went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  Gene was born September 17, 1946, in Muhlenberg County and was a 1964 graduate of Greenville High School and a 1969 graduate of Western Kentucky University.  He retired from the Daviess County…

Jean Bartley Dubber

May 25, 1930 - Jan 31, 2024

Jean Bartley Dubber, 93, of Owensboro, passed away January 31, 2024.  She was born in Daviess County on May 25, 1930, to the late Denvral Bartley and Daisy Moore Bartley Mobley.  Jean was a graduate of Tech High School in 1949 and was a cosmetologist before becoming one of the first sworn in Policewomen in…

Paul Stuart Gholson

May 15, 1926 - Jan 30, 2024

Paul Stuart Gholson, 97, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2024, under the care of Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Kentucky. The Fulton, KY native was born May 15, 1926, to the late Benjamin Harrison Gholson and Eunie Irene Gholson. Paul graduated from Fulton High School in 1944 and immediately joined the U.S.…

Sister Marie Goretti Browning

- Jan 29, 2024

Sister Marie Goretti Browning, OSU Sister Marie Goretti Browning, 91, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 74th year of religious life. She was a native of Calvary.Sister Marie Goretti was a gentle and prayerful woman, always ready with a smile and a kind word.…

Phyllis J. Jones

Sep 16, 1939 - Jan 28, 2024

Phyllis J. Jones, 84, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, January 28, 2024, with her family by her side. The Greenville native was born September 16, 1939, as one of seven children to the late Bernard and Etta Hill Drake. Phyllis graduated from Muhlenberg County High School, class of 1957. After marriage to Lindel Jones, the…

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