ST. PAUL, Minn. — Robert Francis Benner, 81, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, after a lengthy illness. He was born April 11, 1939, in Sterling, Illinois, to Virgil and Doris Benner. The family then moved to Owensboro in 1952, where he attended and graduated from Owensboro Catholic High Sch…

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GREENVILLE — Melinda L. Brown, 68, of Greenville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at 3:10 p.m. at Baptist Health System in Madisonville. She was a housewife and a homemaker. She was a member of Green River Chapel General Baptist Church.

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

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GREENVILLE — Barbara Ann Groves, 67, of Greenville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at 11:37 p.m. at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and member of Beech Creek Pentecostal Mission Church.

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LIVERMORE — Charles Jarvis, 79, of Livermore, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Charles William Jarvis was born May 12, 1941 in McLean County, Kentucky to the late William Gobel and Nell Elizabeth King Jarvis and was mar…

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LEWISPORT — Carl Frederick Freyvogel, 76, of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at home, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Owensboro on April 14, 1944, to the late Donald and Marjorie Lambert Freyvogel. Carl was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church and ret…

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HUNTINGBURG, Ind. — Bernice Miller, 91, of Huntingburg, Indiana, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

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Ronny L. Meriwether, 68, born June 28, 1952 of Owensboro, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Heartford House in Owensboro.

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MOORMAN — Ruby Neal, 95, of Moorman, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at 8:15 a.m. at her home. Mrs. Neal was born July 27, 1925, in Muhlenberg County. She was retired from General Electric, and was a homemaker. She was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, and was a member of the Order…

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SACRAMENTO — Mary Jo Revlett, 80, of Sacramento, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at 11:29 p.m. at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh, Indiana. Mrs. Revlett was born Sept. 7, 1940, in Muhlenberg County. She was a Radiology Technician at Muhlenberg Community Hospital, and a member of United Christian…

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TELL CITY — Travis L. “Jonesy” Jones, 28, formerly of Owensboro, passed away Jan. 17, 2021 at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

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William J. Wilkins, 90, of Owensboro, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at his home. He was born in Hartford on Dec. 30, 1930, to the late Wilbur Wilkins and Inez Kirk Wilkins. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and was a teacher and principal in Flor…

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Harvey Lynchard left this earth to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at age 82. He was born in Cleveland, Mississippi on May 30, 1938 to the late Ed and Bessie Cannon Lynchard. Harvey was child number 19 of 21 children born to the family.

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LEWISPORT — David “Dave” Hatfield, 71, of Lewisport, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at the Heartford House. He was born in Owensboro, on Dec. 12, 1949, to the late Valentine “VT” and Willimina “Billie” Brown Hatfield. He served in the United States Army. Dave enjoyed fishing, hunting, …

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FORDSVILLE — Joanna Marksberry Johnson, 67, of Fordsville, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born in Daviess County on Dec. 10, 1953, to the late Anna Young and Bill Marksberry. Her grandparents, James and Nina Marksberry, took Joan…

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Larry Donald Mayfield, 73, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born Feb. 10, 1947, in Daviess County, to the late D. Donald and Emogene Smith Mayfield and was a 1965 graduate of Owensboro High School.

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HARNED — Irene Theresa Croan, 83, of Harned, died on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Kensington Center in Elizabethtown. Irene was a retired seamstress.

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Brown, Paul, 71, died Wednesday. Memorial service: Noon Tuesday at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home. Visitation: After 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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GREENVILLE — Jim Randall Howe Sr., 79, of Greenville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at 2:32 a.m. at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. He was a supervisor at Super-Valu, and a member of Woodland Missionary Baptist Church. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran.

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CENTRAL CITY — Mary Louise Wilson, 94, of Central City, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at 9:05 p.m. under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was a homemaker and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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William R. Spurrier, 92, of Owensboro passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. He was born in Whitesville on June 19, 1928, to the late Herman and Eva Spurrier. Bill attended the University of Kentucky prior to joining the U. S. Army where he served in Japan during the Korean Conflict. He started …

William J. Wilkins, 90, of Owensboro, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at his home. He was born in Hartford on Dec. 30, 1930, to the late Wilbur Wilkins and Inez Kirk Wilkins. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and was a teacher and principal in Flor…

Anderson, Aaron, 65, died Jan 4. Burial: Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation: After 10 a.m. Monday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

LEWISPORT — Carl Frederick Freyvogel, 76, of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at home, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Owensboro on April 14, 1944, to the late Donald and Marjorie Lambert Freyvogel. Carl was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church and ret…

FORDSVILLE — Joanna Marksberry Johnson, 67, of Fordsville, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born in Daviess County on Dec. 10, 1953, to the late Anna Young and Bill Marksberry. Her grandparents, James and Nina Marksberry, took Joan…

William R. Spurrier, 92, of Owensboro passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. He was born in Whitesville on June 19, 1928, to the late Herman and Eva Spurrier. Bill attended the University of Kentucky prior to joining the U. S. Army where he served in Japan during the Korean Conflict. He started …

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Marcia Anne Brocato Maynard, 82, of Homestead, Florida, gained her heavenly wings peacefully at home Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Though she often spoke colorful words, she faithfully maintained a steadfast relationship with God and spoke of their relationship often. God was no …

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Dorothy Jean Ford, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Wellington Parc of Owensboro. She was born in Owensboro in 1933 to the late John A. and Edith Fulkerson Strehl.

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Aaron B. Anderson, 65, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born Nov. 10, 1955, in Daviess County. Aaron was of the Baptist faith and was employed at Rabin Tire Co., where he was the manager and had worked for 43 years. He loved loud a…

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Clyde Griffin Kincaid, 88, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. He was born March 11, 1932, in Owensboro to the late Ernest and Bessie Lynch Kincaid. Clyde loved meeting his coffee group at Burger King regularly, coined the Astronauts as the employees w…

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MADISON, Ala. — Mary Alice Stephens McGhee went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, after a valiant journey with end-stage renal disease. Mary Alice Stephens McGhee was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Tell City, Indiana.

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Alan Rafferty, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Fordsville Nursing & Rehab Center. He was born Sept. 27, 1948, in Owensboro to the late Armp and Margaret Rafferty. Alan retired from IBEW after 30 years as a master electrician. He was a member of Walnut Memorial Bap…

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Sandra Lee DeLacey, 72, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. Sandy, or Grandma as most of Owensboro called her, was truly one of a kind. She was the kind of woman who never met a stranger. To know her was to love her. Sandy loved…

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Dr. William Neil Padgett, 83, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at his home. Dr. Padgett was born in Florence, South Carolina, and was raised in PeeDee, South Carolina. He graduated from Davidson College in 1959 and the Medical University of South Carolina in 1963, where he completed his…

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GREENVILLE — Charles Lee “Pee-Wee” Clark, 78, of Greenville, died at 10:57 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Muhlenberg County on Feb. 25, 1942. He was a maintenance mechanic at Muhlenberg County Job Corps Center. He was of the nondenominationa…

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Alan R. “Coach Al” Walter, 67, of Owensboro, passed away Jan. 9, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 16, 1953, in Columbus, Ohio. He was a graduate of Bishop Ready High School in Columbus and Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he set basketball scorin…

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CENTRAL CITY — Margaret Louise Level Free, 88, of Central City died at 7:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at her residence. She was born in Muhlenberg County and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Assembly Of God Church in Greenville.

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Bonnie Tanner, 69, of Utica, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at her home. Bonita Kaye Tanner was born Dec. 8, 1951, in McLean County to the late Leamon A. and Anna Jean Hibdon Tanner. She was a homemaker and a friend to all. Bonnie enjoyed fishing, gardening, music, a…

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Debra Lee Cole Sands, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born April 24, 1948, in Michigan to the late Delbert and Margaret Cole. She was a member of Glenville Baptist Church and retired from Walmart. Debra was a U.S.…

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Shirley Revlett, 86, of Owensboro, formerly of Calhoun, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at the Heartford House in Owensboro. Shirley Ann Phillips was born July 21, 1934, in Sacramento to the late Albert William and Ann Nettie Galloway Phillips, was married to Audrey B…

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BEAVER DAM — Linda Fay Nelson West, 75, of Beaver Dam, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born Jan. 24, 1945, in McHenry to the late Robert Alva and Audrey Rebecca Sorrels Nelson. Linda was a member of Hartford Baptist Church, and she …

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LOUISVILLE — Bright Lyons, 72, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, while at Hosparus Health Inpatient Care. He was born Oct. 20, 1948, in Owensboro to the late Walker Sr. and Lila Lyons. Bright was a member of Bates Memorial Baptist Church and an avid U of L sports fan.

MURIETTA, Calif. — Marvin Conway Harris, 85, of Murietta, California, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. “Marvelous” Marv, as he was referred to by most, was cherished by so many family and friends.

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Acton, Iola, 85, died Jan. 5. Homegoing celebration: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at McFarland Funeral Home. Burial: Pleasant Point Baptist Cemetery, Pleasant Ridge. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday.

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ROCKPORT, Ind. — Nancy Louise Stewart Tornai, 75, of Rockport, Indiana, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and was a cosmetologist.

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CLEATON — Alvin Wayne Hall, 80, of Cleaton, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at his home. He was a coal miner.

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GREENVILLE — Freddie Lois Vincent, 80, of Greenville, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at her home. She was a retired school teacher for the Muhlenberg County Board of Education.

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Jeff L. Hillard, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born in Owensboro to the late William Hillard and Dorothy Hillard Leishman.

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Randall L. Bittel, 80, of Owensboro, formerly of Foster Road in Philpot, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Beech Grove on Nov. 30, 1940, to the late Edward and Ada Atherton Bittel. Randall was retired from Yager Materials, where he work…