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Eva Christine Herron Welsh

Sep 16, 1920 -

Eva Christine Herron Welsh, 88, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at Wellington Parc. Born in Hopkins County on September 16, 1920, Mrs. Welsh was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Lola Barnes Herron and worked many years as a school crossing guard and at the Ken-Rad and Mr. Wiggs. She…

Mary Lois Clark


Mary Lois Clark, of Owensboro, Kentucky, died Monday, November 16, 2009, at Owensboro Medical Health System. She was born in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Guston and Zular Edge Howard. She was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church, co-owner with her husband of Clark Auto Sales, and enjoyed spending time with her family…

Betty Lou Cooper Howard

Nov 6, 1946 -

Betty Lou Cooper Howard, 61, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, February 10, 2008 at the Owensboro Medical Health System. Born November 6, 1946 in Hancock County, she was a homemaker; member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church; and loved shopping and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was preceded in death son, Charles…

Janis R. Smith

May 8, 1957 -

Janis R. Smith, 50, of 5739 Jack Hinton Rd., Philpot, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2008 at Owensboro Medical Health System. She was born in Daviess Co., Ky. to the late Charles and Nora Sumner Wigginton. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist…

Mary Margaret Mann

Nov 26, 1919 -

Mary Margaret Mann, 88, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at the Carmel Home. Mrs. Mann graduated from nursing school in 1939, was an army nurse until 1943, a Veteran of WWII. She continued her life in nursing for the Daviess County Hospital, Mercy Hospital and retired from Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital…

Dianna Duke

May 6, 1948 -

Dianna Duke, 73, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, August 2, 2021, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Daviess County native was born May 6, 1948, to the late Virgil O. and Elsie Stinnett Duke. Dianna had worked for N.A. Phillips and G.E. before retiring from M.P.D. in 2004. Although being a private…

Ann Birk Stavis


Ann Birk Stavis passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at her home. Born in Owensboro, a daughter of the late William and Daisy Smith Birk, Mrs. Stavis was a graduate of Owensboro High School and attended Centre College and the University of Kentucky. A member of First Presbyterian Church, she had been active in The…

Marian Wright Givens

May 26, 1927 -

Marian Wright Givens, 94, of Davidson, NC, formerly of Owensboro, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, July 20, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 26, 1927, in Owensboro, the daughter of the late George Silas Wright and Hazel Taylor Wright. In addition to her parents, she…

Noah Clarence Midkiff

Oct 20, 1935 -

Noah Clarence "Nowie" Midkiff, 72 of Owensboro, went to be with his Lord on December 9, 2007 after a brief battle with cancer. Nowie was a loving husband and father, and a devoted "Pop-pop" to his grandchildren. He possessed a generous, fun-loving nature whether he was sharing vegetables from his garden with his beloved neighbors…

Joseph S. Payne

Dec 21, 1925 -

Joseph "Johnny" Payne Sr., 81, died Saturday, December 15, 2007 at the Carmel Home. Mr. Payne was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church, and volunteered at the Carmel Home, and in South America for the Carmel Home, as well as Blessed Mother Church. He was the recipient of the Sophia Award at Blessed Mother.…

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