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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.…

Darrell Gene Bratcher


Darrell Gene Bratcher, 59, of Louisville, died Sunday, March 16, 2003 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville. The Philpot native was Chief of the Appraisal Branch with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was a member of the Fern Creek Christian Church where he was an Elder and Chairman of the Building Committee. He…

Esther Matilde Puram Jansing

Feb 13, 1937 -

Esther Matilde Puram Jansing passed away peacefully at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky early on Saturday, January 16, 2021. She was 83 years old. Esther was born in New Rochelle, New York, on February 13, 1937, to the late Freda Luise Staiger Puram and the late Krisjan Puram. She graduated with a Bachelor of…

H. C. Boswell


H. C. Boswell of 2320 Reid Road, Owensboro died Monday, January 6, 2002 at his home. He was born in Ohio County, Kentucky the son of Alex and Effie Mitchell Boswell.Mr. Boswell retired from Green River Steel after 29 years and enjoyed yard work, farm work and helping others.Survivors include two sons, Carl Joe Boswell…

Victor Hempfling

Mar 21, 1935 -

Victor Hempfling, 72, of Chandler, In., passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2007, at his home. He was born in Perry Co., Indiana to the late Andrew and Edith Hempfling and was retired after over 30 years with the Whirlpool Corp. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War and loved fishing…

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