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Samuel Joseph Alcorn

Apr 13, 1953 - Aug 27, 2023

  Samuel Joseph Alcorn, 70, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2023, at his home. He was born April 30, 1953, in Ashland, Kentucky to the late Woodrow Wilson and Betty Lou Alcorn. Samuel was a U.S. Army veteran and was in the National Guard. He had a love for music, collecting records,…

Donna R. Ratliff Allen

Sep 17, 1942 - Aug 26, 2023

  Donna R. Ratliff Allen, 80, of Owensboro, passed away August 26, 2023, at the Heartford House. She was born September 17, 1942, in McLean County to the late Hulen B. Ratliff and Josephine K. Ratliff. Donna loved the Lord, her family, and her church. She was a cherished member of Relevant Faith Church.  …

Roger Laymon Gray

Feb 24, 1939 - Aug 26, 2023

  Roger Laymon Gray, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his children. He was born February 24, 1939, in Ohio County, to the late Everett Lamont Gray and Bonnie Ailene Trail. Roger served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era and was stationed in Lebanon…

Dr. Marilyn Kaye Brookman

Jul 21, 1941 - Aug 25, 2023

    Dr. Marilyn Kaye Brookman, 82, left this earth on Friday, August 25, 2023 and is now in the arms of Jesus Christ in her forever heavenly home.  She was surrounded by her loving family.  The Marion County, Illinois native was born on July 21, 1941, to the late William and Lularose Armstrong.  Marilyn…

Patrick Phillip Vowels

Aug 11, 1926 - Aug 25, 2023

  Patrick Phillip (Pat) Vowels, 97, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, August 25, 2023, at Hermitage Care and Rehabilitation. He was born August 11, 1926, in West Louisville, KY, to the late Virgil and Ollie Wheeler Vowels. The kindest, bravest, and hardest working man you could ever meet.  Patrick achieved two careers, first as a…

Mary Carla Payne

Feb 3, 1942 - Aug 23, 2023

  Mary Carla Payne, 81, of Owensboro, went to be with the Lord on August 23, 2023, surrounded by her family. Carla was born on February 3, 1942, to the late Carl and Anna Jones Vance. Carla was a proud graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School. Her faith was central to her life, and she…

Cecil Darwin Palmiter

Oct 11, 1938 - Aug 23, 2023

  Cecil Darwin Palmiter, 84, of Masonville, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  He was born October 11, 1938 in Springerton, Illinois to the late Elwyn and Philipine Gersbacher Palmiter.  Darwin was retired after 35 years as a Supervisor with Ashland Petroleum Pipeline which he…

Sterling "Bubby" Dutton, Jr.

Dec 17, 1947 - Aug 21, 2023

  Sterling “Bubby” Dutton, Jr, born into a Christian home, was the middle child of three to Sterling and Mary Eugenia Dutton.  Sterling Jr. met his Lord and Savior Monday, August 21, 2023 at the age of 75. An unexpected, aggressive cancer robbed him of his golden years. Raised on a 40-acre farm at Masonville,…

Kenneth "Kenny" Ray Clark

Nov 8, 1955 - Aug 20, 2023

  Kenneth "Kenny" Ray Clark, 67, left his earthly body behind and went to meet Jesus on August 20, 2023, at his home. He was under the care of Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Kentucky. Kenny was born on November 8, 1955, in Owensboro to the late Cosmas "Dick' and Helen Clark, and he…

Lemuel "Lem" Evans

Sep 27, 1951 - Aug 18, 2023

Lemuel “Lem” Evans, 71, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2023. He was born September 27, 1951 to the late B.F. and Anna Lou Evans. Lem was raised in Livermore, KY. Growing up, he worked on his family farm as well as his father’s Ford dealership, B.F. Evans Ford of Livermore. Lem graduated…

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