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Elva Hazel Manley

Sep 4, 1922 - Sep 20, 2022

  Elva Hazel Manley, 100, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at the Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born September 4, 1922 in Repton (Crittenden County, KY) to the late Willie David and Mary Florence Towery Manley.  She had retired from General Electric after 40 years of service.  Hazel was…

Quintus Paul "Buddy" Clark

Dec 27, 1935 - Sep 20, 2022

  Quintus Paul “Buddy” Clark, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 27, 1935, in Penrod, Kentucky to the late Byrd and Ruby (Johnson) Clark. Paul was retired. He was a member and Deacon at Yellow Creek Baptist Church.…

John Richard "J.R." Ramburger

Sep 5, 1935 - Sep 20, 2022

John Richard “J.R.” Ramburger, 87, of Utica, Kentucky passed on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born September 5, 1935, in Reed, Kentucky to the late Dan F. Ramburger and Maudie G. Carter. He was an Air Force veteran. He retired after working in maintenance for Walmart, and he also…

Jodie Janel Blake

Oct 10, 1967 - Sep 19, 2022

Jodie Janel Blake, 54, of Lewisport, passed away September 19, 2022, at her home. She was born October 10, 1967, in Washington, IN, to John Joseph Nagel III and Ora Jayne (Ennis) Nagel Arthur. Jodie took pride in her job as a family home provider for those with special needs. She could be described as “rough…

Mike Pence

Mar 3, 1950 - Sep 18, 2022

Mike Pence, 72, of Louisville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022, at his home. The Daviess County native was born March 3, 1950, to the late Alex and Mary Helen Bratcher Pence. Mike graduated from Owensboro High School (class of 1968) and entered the U.S. Army. After his military service, he attended…

Stephen Paul "Steve" Farley

Jul 24, 1962 - Sep 18, 2022

  Stephen Paul “Steve” Farley, 60, of Louisville, formerly of Owensboro, passed away in Louisville on Sunday, September 18, 2022.  He was born July 24, 1962 in Springfield, Illinois.  He had worked for a number of years in the Heating and Air Conditioning business as an installer and had been attending the Lyndon Independent Baptist…

Dorothy Lee Crowe Renfrow

Apr 14, 1926 - Sep 18, 2022

Dorothy Lee Crowe Renfrow, 96, of Utica, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022 at her daughter’s home in Alvaton, KY.  Born April 14, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Eddie Clifton and Pearl Hudson Crowe.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Central City and had attended Buck Creek Baptist since…

Joseph Randall "Superman" Simmons

Jan 6, 1948 - Sep 17, 2022

  Joseph Randall “Superman” Simmons January 6, 1948—September 17, 2022   As Randy Simmons would say, high mileage is no man’s friend, and on September 17, 2022, he returned to his home planet of Krypton, running wide open in his 1968 Chevelle.  Raised in Owensboro, he had a passion for fast cars, astronomy, his mother’s…

Doreta Schroader

Aug 16, 1949 - Sep 16, 2022

On September 16, 2022, Doreta Schroader entered into the restful, joyful presence of Jesus. She’s survived by her beloved husband, Chester Lee Schroader; son, Shayne Schroader and his wife, Christi; sister, Angie Smith; Aunt, Eva Evans and many extended family members.   Doreta is preceded by her son, Dwayne; her mother and stepfather, Jeanette and…

Fr. Maury Riney

Mar 18, 1951 - Sep 16, 2022

  The Rev. Maury Dean Riney, 71, passed away Friday, September 16, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Rev. Riney was born in Owensboro, March 18, 1951, to the late Thomas Marnell Riney and Mary Edna Russell.   He received seminary training and studied at St. Mary Seminary in St. Mary, Kentucky and at Saint…

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