Black, Leah, 77, died Saturday. Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home, Beaver Dam. Burial: Sunnyside Cemetery, Beaver Dam. Visitation: After 9 a.m. Wednesday.

REYNOLDS STATION — Donna Rice, 66, of Reynolds Station, passed peacefully into the gates of heaven on Monday, March, 1, 2021. She was born Feb. 5, 1955, to the late Jewell and Georgia Tierney. Donna was a lifelong member of Zion Baptist Church. She retired from National Office Furniture afte…

Marcia Hendricks Penny passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Penny enjoyed gardening, cooking and crafting, but her greatest joy was her grandbabies. She lived each day trying to show kindness and the love of God to those around her.

Terry Casebier, 44, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Terry worked at Fern Terrace and was known for making residents laugh. He would also be known for answering phones at pizza places around town. He enjoyed video games with his children…

GLENVILLE — Mildred Iglehart, 96, of Glenville, passed to her heavenly home Monday, March 1, 2021, at Riverside Care and Rehabilitation Center in Calhoun. Mildred Louise Baird was born Jan. 3, 1925, in McLean County to the late Archie Delbert “Bert” and Martelia Culley Baird and was married …

Leander “Lee” Goff Jr., 83, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Daviess County on Nov. 18, 1937, to the late Leander Isadore and Mamie Pearl Shaney Goff. He worked at Ideal Milk Co. and went on to retire from Goldenrod Mil…

Jon Daniel Wilson, 77, of Owensboro went to heaven Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Born Jan. 4, 1944, in Daviess County to the late Perry “P.D.” Wilson and Mary “Billie” Smith Wilson, Jon graduated from Daviess County High School and attended Western Ken…

RIDGWAY, Ill. — Lula Margaret, “Mom,” “Granny,” “Lutzie,” Bickett, 87, of Ridgway, Illinois, was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Stanley and died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at her home. This was the anniversary date of her mother’s passing in 1984. Margaret is the daughter of the late Clarence and Mary…

Betty Jean Miller, 90, of Owensboro, was welcomed to heaven on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. She was surrounded by family as she passed peacefully from this life.

William “Doug” Crowe, 93, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, at Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest. He was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Daviess County to the late William R. Crowe Sr. and Bertha Frances Zoll Crowe.

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Ovada Jean Grubbs Smith, 93, of Owensboro, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at 5:44 p.m. under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. Mrs. Smith was born Dec. 6, 1927, in McLean County. She was a member of Riverside Missionary Baptist Church, and also attended Second Baptist Church in Greenvi…

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CRESTWOOD — Phillip Kevin Landgrave, 60, of Crestwood, passed away on Feb. 27, 2021, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. He fought a good fight battling a brain aneurysm but ultimately went home to be with Jesus.

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BEAVER DAM — Charles Maiden, 79, of Beaver Dam, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, surrounded by his family at his residence under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. He was a retired coal miner.

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LEXINGTON — Carolyn Sue Blake 64, of Lexington, Kentucky formerly of Hancock County, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Baptist Health Lexington. Carolyn Sue Blake was born April 17, 1956 in McLean County, Kentucky to the late Robert Spurlin and Mary Chris…

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Richard James Fearon, 74, of Owensboro died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Health System. He owned his own construction business.

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BEAVER DAM — Leah Rae Black, 77, of Beaver Dam died Saturday Feb. 27, 2021, at The Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late James Elroy and Helena Stirsman Jarvis. Leah Rae was a homemaker and attended Ridgecrest Baptist Church.

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CENTRAL CITY — E.J. Strader, 92, of Central City, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Mr. Strader was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner and charter member of Temple Baptist Church. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran and Kentucky Colonel.

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Barbara Waters, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. She was born Barbara Lynn Bray, Oct. 6, 1939, in Joliet, Illinois, to the late Howard J. and Catherine (Bannon) Bray. Barbara was a dynamic wife and mother who worked for Pacific Bell Telephone Company in San Diego, for m…

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Carolyn Sue Willis, 81, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at Owensboro Regional Health Hospital.

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ATLANTA — Michael Eugene Wellman, 70, of Atlanta, formerly of Owensboro passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. Born June 20, 1950, in Daviess County, to the late Robert Wellman and Delois Hagan Wellman, Mike graduated from Owensboro High School (class of ’68) and …

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BEAVER DAM — Randall G. Pugh, 74, of Beaver Dam, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at Ohio County Hospital. He was a barber and a truck driver.

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Bobby Joe Mayes, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. He was born Nov. 17, 1944, in Central City, to the late Virgil and Dorothy Miller Mayes. Bobby graduated from Daviess County High School and spent many years following that in the sales business. He enjoyed his career in s…

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Beverly McCandless “grabbed the brass ring” whenever is came around, and she took the ride wherever it led her.

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Betty Jean Miller, 90, of Owensboro, was welcomed to Heaven Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. She was surrounded by family as she passed peacefully from this life.

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Black, Leah, 77, died Saturday. Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home, Beaver Dam. Burial: Sunnyside Cemetery, Beaver Dam. Visitation: From 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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GREENVILLE — Thomas E. “Tommy” Knight, 81, of Greenville, left for his Heavenly home on Sunday, February 28 at Ascension St. Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, following a car accident. He was born on Sept. 30, 1939, in Hopkins County. He spent most of his youth there and moved to Gr…

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Michael D. Knott, 65, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born Dec. 25, 1955, in Daviess County, to the late Dennis “Allie” Knott and Gertrude Atherton Knott. Mike was retired president for Resource Recycling and had worked for Centr…

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LEXINGTON — Muriel Taylor Martin, 97, widow of Carroll E. Martin, passed away on Feb. 28, 2021, in Lexington. She was born and raised in Wales, Great Britain. Muriel and her husband were 58-year members of Third Baptist Church in Owensboro. Following the death of her husband, she moved to Le…

Brunner, Mary, 102, died Thursday. Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial: Fordsville Cemetery. Visitation: After 10 a.m. Tuesday.

CRESTWOOD — Phillip Kevin Landgrave, 60, of Crestwood, passed away on Feb. 27, 2021, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. He fought a good fight battling a brain aneurysm but ultimately went home to be with Jesus.

BEAVER DAM — Leah Rae Black, 77, of Beaver Dam died Saturday Feb. 27, 2021, at The Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late James Elroy and Helena Stirsman Jarvis. Leah Rae was a homemaker and attended Ridgecrest Baptist Church.

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Ronald L. Bruce, 67, of Owensboro, passed on softly to his eternal and heavenly home on Jan. 22, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1954, in Elizabethtown to the late Barry and Mary Oliver Bruce Jr. Ron was the owner and operator of an electrical and refrigerat…

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The challenge has been met with dignity and grace. The victory has been won. Lucy Jane Kunze was one of the sweetest, kindest and most considerate ladies you would ever meet. She deeply loved her husband Ralph, family, friends and church. Lucy was born in Glasgow on Oct. 27, 1930, to J. Less…

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BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — Joseph Delman Raley, 83, passed away peacefully at his home in Brooklyn Park, Minneapolis, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 6, 1937, to Robert and Lillian Raley in Henderson. In 1991, he married Judy (Daigle) Raley. He lived in Minneapolis for 43 years.

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Mary Katherine Poole Lundy, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. She was born Oct. 19, 1957, to the late Roy and Shirley Poole Sr. Mary Katherine loved and cherished her husband, brother, kids and grandkids. They were her life. She loved h…

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Master Sgt. Joey A. Higgs, 51, of Clarksville, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Tennova Hospital in Clarksville. He was born in Owensboro on Nov. 27, 1969. He resided in Clarksville. He retired from military service after serving 22 years in the U.S. Army…

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DALLAS — Anna Morton Johnson, 82, born Dec. 28, 1938, in Owensboro, passed away in Dallas on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Princeton Medical Lodge.

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CENTERTOWN — Ernie Dale Burden, 57, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Ernie was born in Hartford to the late Ernest Burden and Fosteen Clements. He was a coal miner and loved being outside and tinkering on things in the garage with his grandson, Wyatt.

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Robert “Bob” Newton Jr., 79, of Owensboro is now at peace and went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at his home. He was born in Owensboro on April 21, 1941, to the late Robert Griffith Newton and Mary Marsh Newton. Robert owned and operated Newton’s Tree Service and was a member…

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Mary Elizabeth Brunner, 102, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born in Fordsville on April 11, 1918, to the late Joseph Wilbur and Jesse Dallas Cardin Smith. Mary was retired from Westinghouse, where she was a factory wo…

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ADRIAN, Mich. — Warren Lee Niceley Sr., formerly of Adrian, Michigan, passed to his heavenly home Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at Grandhaven Assisted Living Center in Lansing, Michigan. He was born June 2, 1923, in Livia to Herbert and Jessie Hale Niceley. As a teenager, he joined the Army and ser…

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FORDSVILLE — Roy H. Monroe, 51, of Fordsville, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at his home. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church.

Hubbard Collins, 61, of Whitesville, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Hubbard had been a laborer specialist in the construction industry.

The Rev. William “Earl” Ijames, 72, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born June 27, 1948, in Owensboro to the late James W. Ijames and Grace Powers Ijames. The Rev. Ijames had been a minister for 52 years, traveling…

WASHINGTON — Sister Dianna Ortiz, 62, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph for 43 years died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C., after a brave battle with cancer. She was raised in Grants, New Mexico. Sister Dianna called on God to help her survive a traumatic event in her life t…

Debra Kay Smithhart, 66, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born July 18, 1954, in Kansas and was retired as a cashier for Walmart.

BROWDER — Kathryn Corina Caine, 41, of Browder, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker.