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Jo Ann VanWinkle

- Mar 6, 2001

Jo Ann Hinton VanWinkle, age 61, of Maryville died at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Dotson Memorial Baptist Church and employed by Downey Oil Company. Mrs. VanWinkle is preceded in death by her mother Emma Hulsey Hinton, a sister Carol Statler and a brother Jimmy…

Billy Wayne Busick

May 14, 1943 - Mar 5, 2001

Billy W. Busick, of Keenland Parkway, Owensboro, died Monday, March 5, 2001 at Owensboro Mercy Health System. Mr. Busick was born in Cherokee Co., Kansas on May 14, 1943, the son of the late William Busick and Wilma Sills Busick.Mr. Busick retired from the U. S. Army after 21 years of service and was a…

Thomas A. Hartmann

May 26, 1941 - Mar 5, 2001

Thomas A. Hartmann, 59, of 2440 Griffith Avenue, Owensboro, died Monday, March 5, 2001, at his home. The Reading, PA native retired as manager of the Red Spot and Indurall paint stores in Owensboro. He was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral and a graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College. His interests included boating, fishing, and…

Oscar Albert Fleischmann

Sep 8, 1913 - Mar 4, 2001

Oscar Albert Fleischmann, 87, of Cecelia Court, Owensboro, died Sunday, March 4, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. Born in Daviess County, Kentucky he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Mary Fischer Fleischmann. His first wife, Clara Cecelia Fleischmann, to whom he was married for over 45 years, preceded him in death…

Jean Pardon Skillman

Jul 31, 1917 - Mar 4, 2001

Mrs. Jean Pardon Skillman, of Griffith Place West, Owensboro, died Saturday, March 2, 2001, at her home. Mrs. Skillman, the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Isla Hamilton Pardon, was born in Owensboro, Kentucky. Her husband, William R. Skillman, Sr. preceded her in death in 1995.Mrs. Skillman was a member of The First Baptist…

Mary Drusie Coomes

May 7, 1905 - Mar 4, 2001

Mrs. Mary Drusie Coomes, of Owensboro, died Sunday March 4, 2001 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport. Mrs. Coomes, the daughter of the late Phillip and Mary Hayden Clark, was born in West Louisville, Kentucky. Her husband, Joseph Herman Coomes, preceded her in death in 1947. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Helen…

Shane Michael Akers

May 18, 1983 - Feb 27, 2001

Shane Michael Akers, 17, of Strawbridge Place, Owensboro, died Tuesday, February 27, 2001 at Owensboro Mercy Health System of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Owensboro, he is the son of Warren Stephen and Leisha Smith Akers. He was a senior at Owensboro High School and a member of Seven Hills Baptist Church.…

Adelaide Elizabeth May Hamilton

Jan 17, 1925 - Feb 20, 1992

Adelaide Elizabeth May Hamilton, 67, died February 27, 1992 in California. The daughter of John J, May and Katherine Isabel Salmon May, she was born in Utica and attended high school there. She left Kentucky in 1944 to live with her sister Hilda A. Reynolds in California and married her late husband, Robert Sterling Hamilton…

Judith (Judy) Nuckols Powell

Sep 13, 1947 - Oct 13, 1947

Judith (Judy) Nuckols Powell, 72, of San Tan Valley, AZ, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert, AZ. Born September 13, 1947, in Owensboro, she was preceded in death by her parents, Gus (G.T.) and Dorothy (McMahan) Nuckols of Thruston, KY, and a brother, David Nuckols.Judy…

Veachel Franklin Straney

Oct 23, 1923 - Sep 8, 1945

Staff Sergeant (SSgt). Veachel F. Straney, 21, a native of Daviess Co., died September 8, 1945, in a military plane crash on his way home from serving in World War II. His plane crashed into a mountainside in the Irian Jaya Region in Indonesia. During the war, he served as a radioman for the U.S.…

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