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Richard Stanley Russell

Jun 14, 1933 - Mar 17, 2001

Mr. Richard Stanley Russell, Sr., 67, formerly of Owensboro, died Saturday, March 17, 2001 in the Metro General Hospital in Nashville, TN.The Indianapolis native, was a member of Apollo Heights Baptist Church in Owensboro. He was retired as a Security Guard for the Vanderbilt Hotel and had worked as a bookkeeper for Lloyd's Mechanical Erection,…

Ellen May Williams

Mar 10, 1908 - Mar 16, 2001

Ellen M. Williams, 93, of 327 W. Legion Blvd., Owensboro, died Friday, March 16, 2001, at her home. Born in Heavnor, Okla., on March 10, 1908, she was the daughter of the late David Erwin and Barbara Ferguson Erwin. Her husband, Guy L. Williams, Sr., preceded her in death in 1980. Mrs. Williams was also…

Wynema Joyce Jacobs

Nov 19, 1921 - Mar 15, 2001

Wynema Joyce Jacobs, 79, of 3600 Surrey Drive East, Owensboro, died Thursday, March 15, 2001 at Leisure Years Nursing Home. Born in Monroe Co., Kentucky on November 9, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Robert Uptigrove and Nora Lee Ferguson Uptigrove. Her husband, Steve Anthony Jacobs preceded her in death in 1972.Mrs. Jacobs…

Rachel Wells Thompson

Dec 14, 1908 - Mar 13, 2001

Rachel Wells Thompson, 92, of 5058 Backsquare Drive, Owensboro, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001 at Owensboro Mercy Health System. Born in Spice Knob, Kentucky on December 14, 1908, she was the daughter of the late James Worden Wells and Clara Estes Wells. Her husband, Dorsey Thompson Sr., preceded her in death in 1988.Mrs. Thompson was…

Loretta Jean Ashworth

Sep 29, 1956 - Mar 11, 2001

Loretta Jean Jeanie Ashworth, age 44, of 4332 Scotty Lane, Owensboro, Ky., died Sunday, March 11, 2001 at Owensboro Mercy Health System. A native of Daviess County, She was the daughter of the late Truman Ashworth.Jeanie was the former general manager of Applebees Restaurant in Owensboro. She was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral, and…

Verdie Lee Shouse

Aug 2, 1921 - Mar 10, 2001

Mr. Verdie Lee ''Bill'' Shouse, 79, died Saturday, March 10, 2001 at Bon Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A life long resident of Owensboro, he was retired from Medley Distillery where he was a mash cooker.He is survived by a son, Larry Lee Shouse of Owensboro, and 3 daughters, Anna Mary Allen and Judith Stewart…

Margaret Bobick Mantz

Jul 10, 1918 - Mar 10, 2001

Margaret Bobick Mantz, 82, of 1818 Tamarack Road, Owensboro, died Saturday, March 10, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. Born in Beatty, Pa. on July 10, 1918, she was the daughter of the late John & Elizabeth Babyack Bobick. Mrs. Mantz was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Catholic Church. Her husband, Charles ''Chick''…

Gretchen Dorn Cornell

Apr 17, 1909 - Mar 9, 2001

Mrs. Gretchen Dorn Cornell, 91, of Monroe, Louisiana (formerly of Owensboro), died March 9, 2001 at her residence. The Ohio Co., Kentucky native was the daughter of the late Hardin and Pearlie Mitchell Ashley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur M. Cornell and her brother Bobby Ashley. A member of Beuna Vista…

Marjorie Taul Millay

Mar 18, 1937 - Mar 7, 2001

Marjorie Taul Millay, 63, of Shelly Drive, Owensboro, died Wednesday March 7, 2001 at her home. Mrs. Millay was born in Breckenridge Co., KY on March 18, 1937, the daughter of the Orville & Anna Squires Taul.Mrs. Millay retired from Owensboro Mercy Health System after 31 years. She was a member of Our Lady of…

Clarice Ruby Smith

Apr 15, 1913 - Mar 7, 2001

Clarice R. Smith, 87, of Masonville died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Hillcrest Healthcare Center of complications from Alzheimer disease. Born in Ohio Co., KY on April 15, 1913. She was the daughter of the late Harlan Wigginton and Ethel Lloyd Wigginton. Mrs. Smith was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas Dale Smith…

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