Melissa Ann Staser, 45, of Reynolds Station, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Henderson County, Kentucky.

Susan Myers Jones, 72, of Reynolds Station, passed away on May 25, 2020, at Hermitage Care and Rehab Center. She was born February 7, 1948 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Floyd and Beverly Nafe Myers. She was a member of Owensboro Church of Christ on Highway 60. Susan enjoyed working puzzles,…

We lost Margie A. Stafford, 88, on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She had been a high school P.E. teacher in Jefferson County and co-owned a ceramics business in Louisville for many years. She moved the business with her when she built a house and moved to Leitchfield.

CENTRAL CITY — Brittany Michele Dukes, 30, of Central City, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 4:16 a.m. her home. Mrs. Dukes was born May 14, 1990, in Lexington. She was a residential advisor at Job Corp, and she was Salem Rayne’s Mommy. She was preceded in death by her father, Michael Fortner.

Gwendolyn “Gwen” Hutchinson, 91, of Owensboro, passed away May 23, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born February 5, 1929 in Daviess County to the late Orville and Ina Gray Russell. Gwen was a longtime member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church, and went on many mission trips. She graduated …

Basham, Shelby, 74, died Friday. Memorial: From 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home and Crematory.

Helen Joyce Powers, 92, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born Nov. 25, 1927, in Daviess County, to the late Thomas Lambert Powers Sr. and Bessie Ray Dorsett Powers.

CALHOUN — Frances Fentress Eades, 89, of Calhoun, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at her home in Calhoun. Mary Frances Hogan was born December 30, 1930 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Jesse Franklin and Gladys Mae Hamilton Hogan, was married to Wilburn Cecil…

Shelby J. “Dad” Basham, 74, of Owensboro passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, in his home. He was born in his childhood home in Millwood, on Aug. 19, 1945, to the late Shelby T. and Elsie Reynolds Basham. Shelby was a member of the Baptist faith. He retired from Hudson Machine and Manufacturing…

Betty Jean Dowell, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at her home surrounded by all her family. She was born Jan. 18, 1931, in Daviess County to the late Amber Jackson and Eunice Pearl Farmer Dunn. Betty was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening,…

MARION — David Noah Halliman, 32, of Marion, died Friday, May 22, 2020, at his home. David was born June 26, 1987, to David Halliman and Sandra Walker Halliman (Richard Lohr), David was a member of St. William Catholic Church, a former Eagle Scout and an avid hunter, hiker and camper.

Adkisson, Lou Emma, 91, died Saturday. Service: Streamed live at 2 p.m. Wednesday on www.davisfuneralhome.com.

Kathleen Helen “Nan” Witt, 75, of Hartford, died on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at her home. Mrs. Witt was a homemaker and member of LifePoint Baptist Church in Beaver Dam.

HARDINSBURG — Alma Flowers, 83 of Hardinsburg, died Friday, May 22, 2020, at Hardinsburg Nursing and Rehab Center. She was a member of Alexander Chapel United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

BOWLING GREEN — Joyce Ann Sherrill Wilder, 78, former associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Western Kentucky University, died on May 15, 2020, at Christian Health Center of Bowling Green. Dr. Joyce Wilder was born Dec. 30, 1941, in Nashville, the only child of the late Erma …

LOUISVILLE — Rickie Gene Brown, 71, of Louisville, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020, with his wife and daughter by his side at Baptist Hospital East after an eight-month battle with cancer.

On May 21, 2020, Joseph Raphael Mattingly left this mortal world to enter everlasting life with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was born in Whitesville, Kentucky on March 3, 1940 and attended and graduated from St. William Elementary and High School in Knottsville. He was also active in…

Sonya Faye Walker Boehman, 49, of Owensboro, died Thursday, May 21, 2020, at her home. She was a homemaker and loved to cook and care for her family.

Henry Lee Johnson Jr., 61, passed away peacefully Friday, May 8, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Henry was born in Owensboro on Aug. 7, 1958, and attended Owensboro High School. He was passionate about motorcycling and was an avid fan of UK basketball. Henry was preceded in deat…

Wright, Loralee, 64, died Thursday. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory.

Lou Emma (Taylor) Adkisson, 91, died peacefully at Fern Terra Assisted Living in Owensboro, surrounded by her family and her caregivers on Saturday, May 23, 2020. She was born in Daviess County in 1929 and, except for her college years, lived her entire life in Owensboro. She was preceded in…

Fred Wesley Watts, 80, of Philpot, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation. He was born in Harlan County on June 17, 1939, to the late Fred Lee and Inez Dugger Watts. Fred was retired from Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 633, where he worked as a plu…

Sam Martin, 82, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, leaving to join the love of his life, Linda Sue Carman Martin. He was born Feb. 18, 1938, to the late Link Martin and Lottie Weatherholt Patton. He graduated from Daviess Coun…

CENTRAL CITY — Hilda Dee (Steele) Staples, 75, of Central City, died Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. She was born Jan. 22, 1945, the daughter of the Rev. John E. Steele and Edna Campfield Steele. She was a member of Belton Pentecostal …

Randall C. Basham Sr., 83, of Owensboro, died Friday, May 22, 2020, at Owensboro Center Nursing & Rehab. He was born in Vanzant to the late Arthur and Christine Basham. He was an insulator with Local 17. He was a member of Dawson Springs Memorial Baptist Church in Maceo and Fordsville Ma…

On May 21, 2020, Joseph Raphael Mattingly left this mortal world to enter everlasting life with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was born in Whitesville, Kentucky on March 3, 1940 and attended and graduated from St. William Elementary and High School in Knottsville. He was also active in…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Dan died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at his home in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Dan was born in Louisville on Feb. 26, 1943. He was 77 years old.

Thomas Glen “Tom” Owens passed away peacefully at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville on Thursday, May 14, 2020, with family by his side. Tom was born March 7, 1937, in Hardinsburg to the late John and Margaret Owens. Tom was one of seven siblings born to this union, four of which preceded him…

Clark, Linda, 59, died Wednesday. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Saturday at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Visitation: Noon until time of service Saturday at the funeral home.

Margaret Lee Boyd, 73, of Owensboro passed away May 19, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro on May 22, 1946, to the late Earl and Lou Ella Bell Vanvactor. Margaret enjoyed playing bingo, going to garage sales and attending church picnics.

Michael D. Taylor, 64, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 30, 1956, in Daviess County to the late Paul and Maria May Taylor. Michael was retired from the City of Owensboro after 30 years and had worked as a bailiff for the…

Martha Ruth Goodson Clark left this world on May 20, 2020, to spend eternity with our Lord and Savior. She was born to Roy Stevenson and Marie Gattis Goodson on Feb. 21, 1922, in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi.

EVANSVILLE — William Jason Blanton, 47, of Evansville, was called to heaven Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Surrounded by his loving family, Jimmie D. Sigers, of Owensboro, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday evening, May 20th at 9 p.m. Jim had fought a good fight for the past several months and now is breathing easy among family and friends in the presence of his Lord. No doubt, he and Billy h…

On May 21, 2020, Miss Loralee Wright made her journey to be with the Lord. She was born March 17, 1956, in Chihuahua, Mexico. Lora became a citizen of the United States on Jan. 18, 1990, in Louisville with the help of her sister and best friend for 50 years, Linda Lucas. Lora graduated from …

GREENVILLE — Paisleygale Marie Pyszka, 4, of Greenville, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 4:29 a.m. at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Paisleygale was born Aug. 12, 2015, in Hopkins County.

Bertha Mae Fullenwider, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 21, 1929, to the late Owen and Mattie Lou Case.

Brenda Harlow Wall, 84, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Wareham, Massachusetts, to the late Horatio and Pansy Harlow. Brenda spent many years loving and caring for children in her home along with several family members, enjoyed co…

BEAVER DAM — Linda Sue Clark, 59, of Beaver Dam, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020. She was a retired CNA.

GREENVILLE — Kristina Yvonne Pyszka, 30, of Greenville, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 4:38 a.m. at her home. Mrs. Pyszka was born Dec. 4, 1989, in Hopkins County. She was a housekeeper at Maple Health and Rehab. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence and Yvonne Bennett; and…

Jean Marie Clouse Smith, 63, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Twin Rivers Nursing & Rehabilitation. She was born in Owensboro on March 30, 1957, to Joseph W. Clouse and Dorothy Clark Clouse Tillborg. Jeannie was a homemaker. She also served in the United States Army fo…

Margaret Lee Boyd, 73, of Owensboro, passed away May 19, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Owensboro on May 22, 1946, to the late Earl and Lou Ella Bell Vanvactor. Margaret enjoyed playing bingo, going to garage sales and attending church picnics.

ROCKPORT, Ind. — Della Kay Reid, 72, of Rockport, Indiana, died Monday, May 18, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro.

GRAHAM — Anthony Dale Turner, 52, of Graham, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at his home. He was a member of Second Baptist Church.

HARDINSBURG — James F. Bruington, 84, of Harned, died Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Freedom Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Hardinsburg Masonic Lodge No. 67 and a retired farmer.

Adams, Clement, 91, died Sunday. Visitation: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Clement Leslie Adams, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020, at The Stratford in Indianapolis. He was born July 15, 1928, in Warwickshire, England, to the late Ernest Leslie and Lavinia Adams (née Millward).

Leo E. Gholson, 88, of Owensboro, passed on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at his home. He was born Nov. 22, 1931, in Daviess County to the late L. Otis and Mittie Wilson Gholson. He retired from Lafayette Oil after 28 years as a field foreman and later was self-employed for 22 years doing home im…

ISLAND — Earlene Willis Howard, 87, of Island and formerly of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Signature Healthcare in Hartford. Earlene Rose Willis was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Albert M. and Clara Ruxer Willis…

EVANSVILLE — Maxine M. Schroeder, 91, of Evansville, died Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the Evansville Protestant Home.