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Gertrude "Trudy" Mitchell Wimsatt

Jun 18, 1921 - Jul 28, 2022

Gertrude "Trudy" Wimsatt, 101, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Chautauqua Health and Rehabilitation. She was born June 18, 1921, in Daviess County to the late Rushing Ellis and Mary Lois Mitchell Wellman. Trudy graduated from Daviess County High School in 1938. She was employed at General Electric and then went to…

Billy G. Hoover

Jun 7, 1936 - Jul 27, 2022

Billy G. Hoover, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born June 7, 1936 in Ohio County to the late Eunice D. and Mary Isabelle Allen Hoover. Billy was also preceded in death by his brother, Allen Douglas Hoover in 1993.…

Sister Sara Marie Gomez

- Jul 24, 2022

Sister Sara Marie Gomez, 78, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died July 24, 2022, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 60th year of religious life. She was a native of Gobernador, N.M.Sister Sara Marie was the epitome of hospitality and loved to share her southwestern cooking. She taught in Daviess County at Mary…

Gary L. Sharp

Dec 29, 1943 - Jul 24, 2022

Gary Lee Sharp, 78, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022, at the Heartford House while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 29, 1943, in Detroit, MI, to the late J.B. and Mary Hunter Sharp. Gary worked as a lineman foreman at O.M.U. for 25 years before retirement.…

James E. "Jim" Krampe, Sr.

Apr 6, 1935 - Jul 23, 2022

James E. "Jim" Krampe Sr., 87, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born April 6, 1935, in Owensboro, to the late Paul and Lucy Fischer Krampe. Jim was a devoted family man who got his greatest pleasure from spending time with his wife, children, and his…

Robert "Bob" C. Shrewsberry

Apr 6, 1964 - Jul 23, 2022

Robert "Bob" C. Shrewsberry, 58, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born April 6, 1964, to the late Carroll Shrewsberry and Patricia Rearden Shrewsberry. Bob graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School (Class of 1982) and worked as an automotive machinist most of his…

James R. Beller

Apr 17, 1926 - Jul 22, 2022

James (Jim, Jay or J.R.) R. Beller, 96, of Owensboro went to be with Jesus on July 22, 2022. He was born in Livermore KY on April 17, 1926, to the late Lester E. Beller Sr. and Augusta Atherton Beller. Jim graduated from Calhoun High School in 1944. Jim joined the Army and served for…

John David Shively

Jul 17, 1950 - Jul 21, 2022

John David Shively, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022, at his home. He was born July 17, 1950, in Daviess County to the late James Clifton Shively and Mae Veronica (Thompson) Shively. John was an electrician, having retired from IBEW #1701. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War, where…

Elizabeth "Betty" J. Calkins

Jan 3, 1932 - Jul 21, 2022

Elizabeth (Betty) J. Calkins, 90, of Owensboro, passed away July 21, 2022. She was born in Winfield, KS on January 3, 1932, to the late John W. and Agatha C. Priest. Betty worked at the Pentagon under the Deputy Director of Research and Development. She settled in Owensboro after retirement and volunteered at the Botanical…

Samuel "Sam" D. Edwards

Sep 23, 1953 - Jul 21, 2022

Samuel "Sam" D. Edwards, 68, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born September 23, 1953, as one of five boys to the late Elmyron and Lula Clementine Edwards. Sam grew up in Mclean County and graduated from McLean County High School. Enrolling in…

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