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Marie S. Edwards

Nov 21, 1915 - Dec 27, 2002

Marie S. Edwards, 87, of Iowa City, IA (Formerly of Owensboro), died December 27, 2002 at the Oaknoll Retirement Residence in Iowa City. The Ware, MA native was a retired hairdresser and homemaker. She was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church, the church choir, sang in the Messiah each Christmas, enjoyed playing thepiano,…

Robert Birkhead Newman

Jul 31, 1931 - Dec 26, 2002

Robert Bob Birkhead Newman, 71, of 1225 Moreland Avenue, Owensboro, died Thursday, December 26, 2002 at Owensboro Mercy Health System.The Owensboro native graduated from the University of Kentucky, was retired from Texas Gas, a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church, Kappa Sigma, the natural gas associations of several states, was a retired Army Reserve…

Mark Price Critchfield

Jan 7, 1971 - Dec 25, 2002

Mark Price Critchfield, 31, of 3302 Tamarack Ct., Evansville, In, died Wednesday, December 25, 2002, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.Born in Owensboro, Ky., he is the son of Don amd Geneva Critchfield of Owensboro. He was a 1989 graduate of Owensboro High School and a 1993 graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling…

Arthur Earl Statom

Jul 18, 1922 - Dec 24, 2002

Arthur Earl Statom, 80, of 5867 Wayne Bridge Rd, Owensboro, died Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at his residence. The Boyle County native was retired from the US Department of Agriculture, southeast region, as head auditor, where he served for 22 years. He was a member of the New Heights Baptist Church in Louisville and Suburban…

Ruth Anna Black Allison

Oct 4, 1917 - Dec 24, 2002

Ruth Anna Black Allison, of Owensboro, died Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at Owensboro Mercy Health System. Her husband, James E. Allison, died in 1983.The Paducah, KY native was a member of First Baptist Church and the Service Sunday school class, and a graduate of Murray State Teachers College. Her interests included reading, gardening, and bridge.Survivors…

Bridget Holzer

Aug 16, 1915 - Dec 22, 2002

Sister Bridget Holzer, 87, an Ursuline Sister of Belleville, IL, died December 22, 2002 at the Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse. She was in her 68th year of religious life.A native of Karlsruhe, ND, Sister Bridget was a teacher for more than 50 years in schools in Illinois and North Dakota. She retired in 1986.Survivors include…

Georgetta Higdon

Jun 12, 1907 - Dec 20, 2002

Sister Georgetta Higdon, 95, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph of Maple Mount, KY, died December 20, 2002 at the Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse. She was in her 73rd year of religious life.An educator for 57 years, the St. Lawrence, KY native ministered as principal, teacher, librarian, and music teacher at Blessed Mother, Sts.…

Raymond Ash

Feb 9, 1948 - Dec 20, 2002

Raymond Ash, Jr., 54, of 1500 West 9th Street, died December 20, 2002, at his residence. The Evansville, Indiana, native held the occupation of truck driver for 20 years. He loved to be in the company of his family, and was affiliated with Church AliveHe is survived by his wife of 34 years, Tonya Markham…

Olivia Dawn Stevens

Apr 28, 1997 - Dec 19, 2002

Olivia Dawn Stevens, 5, of 3128 Chickasaw Drive, Owensboro, died Thursday, December 19, 2002 at her home. She was born in Daviess County, Kentucky on April 28, 1997 the daughter of Michael and Alisa Simpson Stevens.Miss Stevens was in Kindergarden at Tamarack Elementary. She enjoyed dance, school, playing outside, being around people, and attending youth…

Josephine G. Poteat

Jan 21, 1927 - Dec 19, 2002

Josephine ''Jo'' Poteat, 75, of 1912 Westview Dr., Owensboro, died Thursday, December 19, 2002 at the Owensboro Mercy Health Sytem. The Anniston, Al native was a homemaker and member of the Crosspointe Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James P. Poteat; four sons, Jim Poteat of Owensboro, Steve Poteat of…

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