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Thelma Jane Rose

May 12, 1912 - Aug 5, 2001

Thelma Jane Rose, 89, of 2401 Friendship Dr., Owensboro, died August 5, 2001 at the Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Putnam County, West Virginia native was retired as a riverboat cook and was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed the Walnut Memorial Baptist Church radio ministry. She was preceded in death…

Tom Smith Maddox

Sep 7, 1919 - Aug 5, 2001

Dr. Tom Smith Maddox, 81, of Greenville, Kentucky, formerly of Owensboro, died Sunday, August 5,2001 at Owensboro Mercy Hospital. Dr. Maddox was a prominent veterinarian who had been engaged in private practice, and who also had served as State Veterinarian of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He was regarded as an expert in large animal communicable…

Rolla R.H. Hardesty

Jul 17, 1919 - Aug 4, 2001

Rolla ''R.H.'' Hardesty, 82, of 3936 Placid Place West, Owensboro, died Saturday, August 4, 2001, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. The Daviess County native retired after 42 years as an Independent Oil Distributor. A catholic and WW II veteran, he was crew chief on the B-26 bomber ''Miss Kentucky'', a graduate of D.C.H.S. and a…

Lola Jean Everly

Jul 19, 1940 - Aug 4, 2001

Lola Jean Everly, 61, of 303 Walnut St, Livermore, died Saturday, August 4, 2001 at her home. The McLean County native worked in the Food Services Department of Our Lady of Mercy and then Owensboro Mercy Health System. She was a member of the Livermore United Methodist Church.She is survived by her daughter, Della Everly…

Addie Mae Potter

Mar 31, 1914 - Aug 3, 2001

Addie Mae Potter, 87, formerly of Owensboro, died Friday, August 3, 2001 at the Methodist Hospital in Henderson. The McLean County native was retired from the Housekeeping Department of the Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital. She was a member of the Calvary Assembley of God and loved all outdoor activities especially fishing and gardening.She is survived by…

Tom Deaton

Apr 21, 1934 - Aug 1, 2001

Tom Deaton, 67, of 1721 Griffith Avenue died Wednesday, August 1, 2001 at his home. He was born in Breathitt County, Kentucky, a son of the late Frank and Molly Miller Deaton. He served as a corpsman in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He held a Bachelor of Science Degree from the…

Rosa E. Nelson

Dec 11, 1931 - Jul 31, 2001

Rosa E. Nelson, 69, of 1902 Stonewall Court, Owensboro, Kentucky, died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health Systems. Born in Pellville, Kentucky on December 11, 1931, she is the daughter of the late Leslie and Lannie Jackson Best. Her husband James Nelson, preceded her in death on January 17, 1996.A member of Full…

Walter Russell Matthews

Mar 27, 1927 - Jul 31, 2001

Walter Russell Matthews, 74, of 1703 Payne Avenue, Owensboro, Kentucky, died Tuesday, July 31, 2001 at his home. Born in Evansville, Indiana, March 27, 1927, Mr Matthews is the son of the late Oscar Matthews and N. Mildred Lampton.Mr. Matthews was a barber for 13 years and a millwright with Local 1080 for 19 years.…

Clema Truman

Dec 17, 1906 - Jul 31, 2001

Clema Truman, 94, of Owensboro, Kentucky, died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at the Hermitage Nursing Home in Owensboro. Born December 17, 1906, in Ohio County, Kentucky, Mrs. Truman was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. James Lee Truman, a son Charles E. Truman and a daughter Mary Nell Truman.One son, William R. Truman of…

Ray Clinton Huff

Feb 19, 1925 - Jul 31, 2001

Ray C. Huff, 76, of Lafayette, Ind. (formerly of Owensboro), died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at St Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. The Rantoul, Ill native, retired from Consolidated Industries as a setup man in 1988. He had previously worked at Dynamic Corp in Montmorenci for 28 years where he had become a foreman. He…

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