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Gilbert L. Husk

Aug 13, 1960 - Nov 13, 2001

Gilbert L. Gil Husk, 41, of 1936 E. 6th Street, Owensboro, died Tuesday, November 13, 2001 at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born August 13, 1960 in Daviess Co., KY the son of Gilbert and Dorothy Hanks Husk. Mr. Husk graduated from Daviess County High School in 1979, he loved black powder shooting, deer…

Melvin Lee Goatee

May 2, 1937 - Nov 12, 2001

Melvin Lee Goatee, 64, of 2309 Tippecanoe Street, Terre Haute, IN died Monday, November 12, 2001 at his home. He was born May 2, 1937 in Daviess Co., KY the daughter of Frank and Lula Mae Pinkston Goatee. Mr. Goatee retired from S & G Excavating Company after 20 years. He was a member of…

Hilda Kay Howell

Mar 1, 1937 - Nov 11, 2001

Hilda Kay Howell, 64, of 3507 Hawthorne Drive, Owensboro died Sunday, November 11, 2001 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN from injuries suffered in an August 26, 2001 automobile accident in Tullahoma, TN. She was born March 1, 1937 in Ennis, KY the daughter of Thomas and Oma Benton Robinson.Mrs. Howell was a caregiver at…

Jean Catherine Purdy

Dec 6, 1908 - Nov 11, 2001

Sister Jean Catherine Purdy, 92, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, of Maple Mount, KY, died November 11, 2001, at Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse. She was in her 74th year of religious life.A teacher for 50 years, the Curdsville, KY, native taught at St. William School, Knottsville; St. Anthony School, Browns Valley; Blessed Mother…

Janice Crawford Rowe

Apr 22, 1933 - Nov 10, 2001

Janice Crawford Rowe, 68, of 9889 Kentucky 1389 died Saturday, November 10, 2001 at Owensboro Mercy Health System. She was born April 22, 1933 in McLean County, Kentucky the daughter of Jack and Margaret Crawford. Mrs. Rowe retired after 30 years from Kentron as an inspector. She was a member of Towers Chapel United Methodist…

Mary Helen Francis

Nov 30, 1924 - Nov 9, 2001

Mary Helen Francis, 76, of Martinez, formerly of Owensboro, died Friday, November 9, 2001, at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, GA. The McLean County native worked as a bookkeeper with Boy Scouts of America for 16 years and with the Henderson-Union-Webster Development Council. She recieved her Associates Degree in Business from Henderson Community College where she…

Treacy M. Huckleberry

Dec 23, 1904 - Nov 9, 2001

Treacy M. Huckleberry, 96, of 631 W. Highland Ave., Owensboro, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2001, at Leisure Years Nursing Home in Owensboro. The Daviess County native retired from General Electric after more than 30 years of service. She was a member of Hall Street Baptist Church and the Class of Ruth and enjoyed flower gardening.Survivors…

J. B. Mitchell

Sep 4, 1906 - Nov 8, 2001

J. B. Mitchell, 95, of 4661 Thruston-Dermont Road, Owensboro, died Thursday, November 8, 2001, on Thruston-Dermont Road from injuries suffered in a car accident. He was born September 4, 1906 in Daviess Co., KY the son of Jesse Forest and Minnie Johnson Mitchell. He was preceded in death by his wife, Avery Florence Mitchell in…

Donald L. Faught

Sep 12, 1934 - Nov 8, 2001

Donald L. Faught Sr., 67, of 924 Elsmere Street, Owensboro, died Thursday, November 8, 2001, at his home. The Ohio County native was a Baptist and a retired saw mill operator. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald L. ''BoBo'' Faught Jr., on July 2, 1999.Survivors include two sons, Troy Faught and Robby…

Chester Marvin Hines

Mar 14, 1915 - Nov 6, 2001

Chester Marvin Chetty Hines, 86, of Leitchfield Road, Owensboro, died Tuesday, November 6, 2001, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. The Daviess County native was a retired farmer and dairyman and property investor. He was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He was preceded in death by his wives,…

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