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Verna Mae Basham

Jun 9, 1910 - Feb 14, 2002

Verna Mae Basham, 91, of 9423 Highway 662, Maceo, died Thursday, February 14, 2002 at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Owenbsoro. The Hancock County native was a member of the Yelvington Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, crotcheting, and spending time with her grandchildren.Survivors include her husband of 72 years, Wavie Clovis Basham; a son, Yewell…

Edward T. Watson

Dec 25, 1904 - Feb 13, 2002

Dr. Edward T. Watson, 97, of 2020 Griffith Place West, died Wednesday, February 13, at his home. His wife, Jane Burns Watson, died in 1994.The Owensboro native was a retired optometrist, a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church, having served on the Administrative Board, Board of Trustees, and Staff-Parrish Committee, a supporter of Kentucky…

Lloyd Thomas Lancaster

Aug 20, 1912 - Feb 13, 2002

Lloyd Thomas Tom Lancaster, 89, of Leisure Years Nursing Home, Owensboro, died there Wednesday, February 13, 2002. He was born August 20, 1912 in Daviess County, Kentucky the son of Ben and Kate Mullican Lancaster. His wife, Mary Agnes Lancaster, preceded him in death in June 1992.He retired as a farmer from Bill Joe Foster…

Allene Goodman

Oct 25, 1923 - Feb 12, 2002

Allene Goodman, 77, of 1604 West 4th St., Owensboro, died Tuesday, February 12, 2002 at the Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Hardin County native was a homemaker and member of the Calvary Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hartford Goodman in 1999. She is survived by a son, Clarence Goodman of…

Willard Berry Coons

Dec 12, 1919 - Feb 12, 2002

Willard Berry Coons, 82, of Owensboro, died Tuesday, February 12, 2002 at the Leisure Years Nursing Home. The Hancock County native was a member of the Hawesville Baptist Church and loved UK basketball.He is survived by several nieces and nephews.Funeral services are 1 P.M., Friday, February 15, 2002 at the Glenn Funeral Home with burial…

Gene Ann Gleim Young Prosser

Aug 25, 1937 - Feb 12, 2002

Gene Ann Gleim Young Prosser died Tuesday, February 12, 2002 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Missouri. She was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, on August 25, 1937 to Delbert and Geneva Johnson Gleim. She attended Owensboro public schools, graduated in 1955, and continued her education at Western Kentucky University.Gene Ann married Robert Reed Young,…

Hazel Ruth Carter Gray

Jun 2, 1913 - Feb 10, 2002

Hazel Ruth Carter Gray, 88, of 3314 Jefferson St., Owensboro, died Sunday, February 10, 2002 at Owensboro Mercy Health System. She was born in Hopkins County, Kentucky on June 2, 1913 the daughter of Alfred G. and Mary Davis Riggs. Her husbands, John Raymond Carter in 1953 and Darrell Gray on Oct. 27, 1984 preceded…

Mayme Lee Jackson

Feb 15, 1931 - Feb 10, 2002

Mayme Lee Jackson, 70, of 3378 W. Ridgewood Drive, Rockport, died Sunday, February 10,2002 at her home.The Maceo, KY native had worked for S.W. Andersons and was retired from Bacons. She was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church, had been a member of the Dar-Nek Auxiliary and the Owensboro Ladies Civitan Club. She…

Knox Duncan Lefler

Jan 7, 1926 - Feb 8, 2002

Knox Duncan Lefler, 76, of Owensboro, died Friday, February 8, 2002 at the Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Owensboro native was self-employed in archetectural design and was of the Methodist faith. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict a received the Purple Heart for wounds received in action. He enjoyed his daily coffee…

Golda Mae Chapman

Dec 8, 1913 - Feb 6, 2002

Golda Mae Chapman, 88, formerly of Masonville, Kentucky, died Wednesday, February 6, 2002 at Bowling Green Medical Center. She was born in Daviess County, Kentucky on December 18, 1913 the daughter of Ben and Pricilla Culver Smith. Mrs. Chapman was a member of the Catholic faith. Her husband, Orville Chapman preceded her in death on…

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