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Sarah Ann Taylor

Sarah Ann Taylor, 70, of Hawesville died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after a courageous battle with cancer.  Sarah was born on October 3, 1945 in Cleburn County, AL to the late Marion and Viola Whitman.  She was a member of Roseville Baptist Church, worked at Perry County Memorial Hospital, Bill’s IGA and cleaned several homes in the Hancock County area.  She loved her kids, grandkids and great grandkids.  She loved to sew, quilt, garden, watch westerns and socialize with her friends and neighbors at Bill’s IGA.  She was preceded in death by a son Steven Taylor and her siblings Oliver Whitman, Ivan Montgomery, Kate Roach, Marion Whitman, Barbara Britton, Jeanette Buttram, Jack Whitman and Louise Terrell all of Alabama.  

Survivors include her husband of 51 years Ross Taylor; five children Ivan Taylor of Owensboro, Robert Taylor of Mobile, AL, Jeff (Keea) Taylor of Nashville, TN, Michael Taylor of Hawesville and Lisa (Mike) Kines of Anniston, AL; eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; her twin sister Mary Howle of Anniston, AL and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be on Saturday February 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  There will be a private family burial.  Sarah’s family will be greeting friends from 11:00 am until service time Saturday at the Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left for Sarah’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

 

 

Delma Ann Shadwick McManaway

Delma Ann Shadwick McManaway, 68, of Hawesville, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at her home.  She was born on January 27, 1948 to the late William “Bill” and Rose Gray Shadwick.  Delma was a devoted member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she spent many hours volunteering, helping others, planning meals and assisting with Mass.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, sewing, quilting, bingo and socializing at Irby’s.   Delma was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard McManaway, a sister, Kay Haycraft, a brother, Carl Shadwick, a grandchild and a great grandchild.

Survivors include her 3 daughters, Rhonda Powers, Amanda Fuchs and Sara Wiseman; 3 stepchildren, Wayne McManaway, Thelma Crabtree and Norma Spencer; 18 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 6 sisters, Dorothy Reynolds, Becky Riley, Bessie Ramsey, Barbara Laslie, Ruth Greer and Mary Jo Taylor; 4 brothers, Tom, Clete, Charlie and Mike Shadwick along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Funeral Mass will be held on February 3, 2016 at 11 am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Hawesville with burial following in Serenity Hills.  Delma’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 3 pm until 8 pm, prayers being said at 6 pm and on Wednesday from 7 am until 10:30 am at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.   Memorial Contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.    

 

Mary Lee Rice Morris

Mary Lee Rice Morris, 74, of Hawesville died Tuesday January 19, 2016 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, IN.  Mary was born on June 28, 1941 in Hawesville to the late Robert and Mary Ruth Sipes Morris.  She was of the Methodist faith and a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Allan Rice.

She is survived by a daughter, Pamela Flewallen; two sons, Bobby Rice and Kenny Rice; ten grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Faye Dawson and Polina Campbell; five brothers, Terry Morris, Earl Morris, Larry Morris, David Morris and Harrison Morris and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  Mary’s family will greet friends from 3 PM until 8 PM Friday and from 7 AM until service time Saturday at the funeral home.  Online messages of condolence may be left for Mary’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

 

 

Everett A. Roberts

Everett A. Roberts, 83, of Maceo passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the Heartford House.  He was born on April 5, 1932 in Daviess County to the late F.W. and Myrtle Roberts.  Everett was a member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Maceo and was a lifelong farmer.  He was a veteran of the United States Army serving our country during the Korean Conflict.  Everett was preceded in death by 5 sisters Ethel Poole, Dorothy Staples, Lorene Howard, Thelma Duncan and Bea Hall; Three brothers, Owen, Clyde and Gene Roberts.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Pauline Cambron Roberts; Neices and nephews, Pasty (Jessie) Daniels, Joe (Theresa Powell) Keithley, Tommy Howard, Tony Duncan, Rick (Margie) Duncan, Sheila (Wilton) Powell, Sue (Gene) Frazier, Peggy (Garness) Willard, Shirley (Charlie) Young, Mike (Janice) Roberts, Charlotte (Carl) Snyder, Lavon Gail Roberts, Brenda (JR) Logsdon, Connie (Bob) Simmons, Stacy (Janet) Roberts, Rick (Becky) Roberts and Edna (Jim) Drury; a sister in law, Doris Roberts also many great nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Taylor Chapel in Lewisport, KY with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery.  Everett’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Maceo, KY: envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences can be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Frances Evelyn DeJarnette Reid

Frances Evelyn DeJarnette Reid, 88, of Hawesville, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Owensboro Center.  She was born on April 7, 1927 in Hancock County to the late Hugh and Lois Powers DeJarnette.  Frances was a member of Cloverport Methodist Church.  She enjoyed quilting, reading, flea markets and loved to play Tetris on her Nintendo.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lathrop Reid; son, Stephen Reid; two brothers, Robert DeJarnette and Barry DeJarnette.

Survivors include her two daughters, Rebecca Gray (Dickie) and Terri Reid; 6 grandchildren, Amanda Hawkins (Toby), April Gray, George Gray, Stephen Gray, Chris DeJarnette (Julie) and Julia Alvey (David) along with several great grandchildren; a sister, Judith Hancock; two brothers, Sherrill Burden and David Burden (Vickie) as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial in Cloverport Cemetery.  Frances’ family will be greeting friends from 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday and from 7 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky: envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

The family would like to thank the staff of Owensboro Center and Hospice of Western Kentucky for the excellent care they provided for Frances.

 

 

Tammy Jones Cox

Tammy Jones Cox passed away peacefully in her home in Lewisport on Tuesday, January 12. She was 51. Tammy was an LPN and found joy in caring for people of all ages. Tammy also had a love of babysitting which kept her young at heart.

Tammy is survived by her husband, Donnie Cox of Lewisport; her parents H.W. and Margie Jones of Milton, FL; her son Airman Stephen "Drew" (Beth) Basham of Pearl City, HI and daughter Emilee (Matt) Phillips of Owensboro, KY; and her dog, her best friend Maggie.

Other survivors include siblings Ricky Jones of Lewisport, KY; Susie (Dennis) Taylor of New Market, AL; Skip (Tina) Jones of Robertsdale, AL; and several neices, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Those who knew Tammy loved her for her sense of humor and her unending love for children.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday,  January 17 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Taylor Chapel in Lewisport, KY from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm with Pastor Bob White speaking at 4:00 pm. Condolences may be sent to www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

 

Grace R. (Bobbie) Buckman

Grace R. “Bobbie” Buckman, 84, of Lewisport, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2016 at the Heartford House/Hospice of Western Kentucky.  She was born in Columbia, PA on September 5, 1931 to the late Paul J. and Elizabeth Engle Raber.  Bobbie was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church and served our country in the United States Army during World War II.  Bobbie enjoyed fishing, gardening and canning.  She was preceded in death by husband, Henry R. “Rudy” Buckman.

Survivors include her two daughters, Leveta (J.D.) Kirk of Lewisport and Rose Beauchamp of Lewisport; a son, John (Maureen) Buckman of Pittsburgh, PA; 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 6 step grandchildren; three siblings, Frances Cranford, Rose McNaught and John Raber all of Pennsylvania along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Taylor Chapel, Lewisport with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery.  Bobbie’s family will     be greeting friends on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.; prayers will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday evening and 8 a.m. until service time at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Heartford House/Hospice of Western Kentucky; envelopes available at funeral home or donate at www.hospiceofwky.org. Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

Scott W. Roberts

Scott W. Roberts, 45, of Lewisport, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born in Owensboro on March 19, 1970 to Charles W. and Gloria Huff Roberts.  Scott was of the Baptist faith and was a painter.  He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Roberts, a brother, Charles Eugene Roberts and a daughter, Charlie Roberts.

Survivors include his mother, Gloria (Doug) Alexander; two sisters, Krista Roberts and Jamie Roberts; six nieces and nephews, Heather, Katie, Tiffany, Dallas, Ethan and Jacob, along with several cousins.

A Memorial Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Taylor Chapel, Lewisport.  There will be no services and burial will be at a later date.

 

 

William (Billy) J. Eberle, Jr

William (Billy) J. Eberle, Jr, 71, of Tell City, IN left to go be with his Lord and Savior on December 31, 2015 with His sister and brother in law by his side.  Billy was born on October 13, 1944 in Tell City, IN to the late William J. and Eva  Eberle.  Billy was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church, drove a truck for SIRS, Worked in book binding for SIRS and worked at the Coca Cola Bottling Co.  He was preceded in death by his father William J. Eberle and mother Eva McFarling Buford .

He leaves to cherish his memory his step father John Buford; a sister Jane (Stephen) Hess; a niece Janean Hess (Keil) Kasier; a nephew Stephen Hess and Special friends Joe and Tammy Daniel and Jack and Rebecca Apling.  A special thanks to Maxium Health Care.

Services are at 2:00 pm Sunday January 3, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Burial will be in Serenity Hills in Hawesville.  Billy’s family will greet friends Saturday from 4:00 pm until 8:00pm Saturday and from 10:00 am until service time at the Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left for Billy” family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

Glen Gray

Glen Gray, 80, of Owensboro, formally of Louisville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday December 26, 2015 at Twin Rivers in Owensboro.  Glen was born on October 6, 1935 in Glendean, KY to the late Sylvester and Rhoda Moorman Gray.  He was a member of Talbert United Methodist Church, retired from General Electric in Louisville and was a UK basketball fan.  He was preceded in death by a sister Anna Adams and two brothers Henry Gray and Raymond Gray.

Survivors include a sister Mary (Danny) Doyle and nieces and nephews.

Services are at 11:00 am Wednesday December 30, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Burial will be in the Owens Gray Cemetery in McQuady, KY.  Glen’s family will be greeting  friends from 4:00 until 8:00 pm Tuesday and from 7:00 am until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left for Glenn’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

 

Eugene (Gene) Clinton Powers

Eugene “Gene” Clinton Powers, 77, of Hawesville passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at his home.  He was born on March 6, 1938 in Hawesville to the late James “JC” and Ada Whitten Powers.  Gene was of the Baptist Faith, retired from Commonwealth Aluminum and loved to tinker on cars.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Shannon Powers and a granddaughter Stefanie Kirk. 

Survivors include his three daughters, Marla (Steve) Brown, LaDonna (Fiance`, Ronnie Edge) and Tina Kirk; two sons, Jeff (Cindy) Powers and Scott (Cheryl) Powers; 14 grandchildren, Brandy, Crystal, Cody, Karrie, Derek, Justin, Clint, Ashley, Micheal, Josh, Jake, Stevie, Tori and Erin; 14 great grandchildren; a sister, Vivian (Harold) Nall; a brother, Jimmy (Louise) Powers and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial following in Serenity Hills.  Gene’s family will be greeting friends from 4 pm until 8 pm on Saturday and from 7 am until service time Sunday at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

Roger Leo Basham

Roger Leo Basham, 57, of Lewisport, went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 22, 2015 while resting at home peacefully with his loving wife and family by his side.  Roger was born on March 6, 1958 in Owensboro to Leo and Eileen Hagan Basham.  Roger was a member of St Columba Catholic Church, was a 37 year employee of Domtar/Hawesville Operations, a past president of PACE local 1261 and served on the board of Kraftcor Federal Credit Union. He enjoyed helping others, playing music on his guitar and mandolin, spending time on his farm and spending time with family and friends.  He served his community with 30+years of service in the Lewisport Lions Club, serving two terms as president and one term as Vice District Governor.
Roger had a special place in his heart for children and enjoyed helping Martil babysit numerous youngsters over the years.  He and Martil were proud to stand as God Parents to nieces Brea and Brenna Basham.   
        
Roger will be missed by his wife of 38 years, Martil Estes Basham, two daughters, Shannon (Dave) Case, Ashley (Jim) DiMarco, and his son Dakota (and loving friend, Savannah Meade), two grandchildren Zac and Zoe Case, his parents, Leo and Eileen Basham. Also missing his warm and loving personality are his three sisters, Donna Bryant, Jan (Fred) Goodwin, Sheila (Dan) Estes, his three brothers, Steve (Sherry Pike), Shelby (Sherry), and Scott (Rhonda), his in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am Saturday December 26, 2015 at St Columba Catholic Church. Burial will be in Estes Family Cemetery. Roger’s family will be greeting friends from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday with prayers at 6:00 pm and from 8:00 am until service time Saturday at the Church. The family wishes that expressions of sympathy be in the form of donations to a charitable organization of your choice.  Online condolences may be left for Roger’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

Gary Samuel Pell

Gary Samuel Pell, 67, of Lewisport passed away on Tuesday December 15, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness.  He was born November 19, 1948 to the late Sam and Ruth Pell.  He was a Vietnam veteran and lived the remainder of his life at his parents’ home in Lewisport.

He loved to listen to his radio, talk politics and watch old movies and sports, especially his favorite Chicago Cubs and Louisville Cardinals.  He had a kind heart and tired to take care of the stray cats around his home.

He is survived by a sister and brother in law Sherry and Dennis Snyder; nephews Jason Snyder and Daren Snyder (Polly) both of Owensboro and two great nieces Penelope and Avery Snyder and a great nephew Boppa Godfrey of Owensboro.

Services are at 2:00 pm Thursday December 17, 2015 in the Taylor Chapel at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport.  Burial will be in Lewisport Cemetery.  Gary’s family will be greeting visitors from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock County Animal Shelter.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Charles Franklin Thomas

Charles Franklin Thomas, 70, of Hawesville went to be with the Lord with family at his side on December 9, 2015 at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville.  Charles was born in Owensboro on December 6, 1945 to the late Richard and Margie Fulton Thomas.  He was a cross country truck driver where he drove in every state but Alaska and Hawaii and was a Navy veteran.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and had many friends. He was preceded in death by a sister Francis Louise Brown and a brother in law Jackie Henderson Brown.

Survivors include his wife Murline Newton Thomas; two daughters Jessica Fischbeck and Ann Thomas; four step children Bonnie Tindle, Mitch Taylor, Jeff Taylor and Ben Taylor; six brothers and a sister Carroll (Mevy) Thomas, Shirley Sanders, Bob (Sandi) Thomas, Donald Thomas, Geary Thomas, Mike (Lisa) Thomas and Dennis (Cara) Thomas; thirteen grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren  and several nieces and nephews.

Services are at 2:00 pm Sunday December 13, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville. Burial will be private. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 am until service time.  Online condolences may be left for Charles’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.  

 

 

Robert W. (Arkie) Estes

Robert W. (Arkie) Estes, 72, of Maceo passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at his home.  He was born in Maceo on New-Cut Road to the late James Hubert and Helena Bowlds Estes.  He was retired from W.R. Grace/Dow Chemicals.  He enjoyed UK basketball, NASCAR, and was a farmer at heart.  He was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife and best friend for 23 years, Shelia Lucas Estes; four sons: Robert Estes and Curtis Estes of Kingston, TN, Jeff Estes of Taylor Mill, KY and Lucas Skutt of Indianapolis, IN; a daughter, Pamela Moranda of Sylva, NC; fifteen grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, and five sisters: Mary Francullo of Lynn, MA, Barbara Brown of Philpot, Ginny Ray of Maceo, Judy Powers of Hawesville, and Maxine Stroud of Owensboro.  He was a special brother.

Services will be at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 12, 2015 in the Taylor Chapel at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport.  Burial will be private.  Robert’s family will greet guests from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Friday and from 9:00 am until the time of the service on Saturday.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

 

 

Lonard Wayne Newton

Lonard Wayne Newton, 74, of Hawesville died Thursday December 3, 2015 at his home with his family at his side.  Wayne was born on March 12, 1941 in Ohio Co. to the late Lonard H. and Alberta Lyons Newton.  Wayne was a member of Patesville Baptist Church, retired from Aleris in 1998, after 31 years of service and loved his farm where he always had horses.  He was preceded in death by a son Dennis Newton and a sister Alma Catherine Crowe.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Landah Faye Corley Newton; two daughters Kathy Prince and Melissa (Dennis) Roberts; six grandchildren Zach (Bridgett) Prince, Blake (Kelli) Prince, Josh (Samantha) Ditto, Cydnee Prince, Destiny Roberts and Denny Roberts; two great grandchildren Alivia and Declan; a brother Dayne (Diana) Newton; two sisters Naomi (Cobb) Patrick and Wanda (Steve) Smith and many nieces and nephews.

Services are at 2:00 pm Sunday December 6, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Burial will be in Serenity Hills.  Wayne’s family will greet friends from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Saturday and from 7:00 am until service time Sunday.  Online condolences may be left for Wayne’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.      

 

 

June LaMar (Maw) Fowler

June LaMar “Maw” Fowler, 94, a longtime resident of Hawesville, passed away on November 28, 2015 at White House Healthcare in White House, TN.  She was born in Dawson, OK on July 5, 1921 to the late Holden and Flossie Rees Hedgecock.  While residing in Hawesville, June was an active member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  She sang in local community theater performances and directed Immaculate Conception grade school musicals (including a Roaring 20’s musical review that the Hancock Clarion quoted one observer as being the best county 4H performance they could remember).June was a devoted mother, grandmother and an avid reader.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor, her son Gragg and a sister, Sammye Speegel.

June is survived by two daughters, Viki Fowler (John Kelleher) of S. Dartmouth, MA and Lisa Fowler Smith (Tim) of Gallatin, TN; three sons, Robert Fowler (Patricia) of Owensboro, Shane Fowler (Monica) of Lexington and Patrick Fowler (Audrey Brisson) of Moorestown, NJ; nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 am on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial following in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Hawesville.  June’s family will be greeting friends on Wednesday from 4 pm until 8 pm with prayers to be said at 5 pm, visitation continues on Thursday from 7 am until 10:30 am at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

 

Anna Louise Jones Heltsley

Anna Louise Jones Heltsley, 85, of Lewisport, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.  She was born in Hancock County on January 4, 1930 tot eh late JW and Fronia Newton Jones.  Anna was a member of First Baptist Church in Lewisport and worked for the Hancock County School System as an office aide.  She enjoyed spending time with her family.  Anna and her husband, Warren traveled around the area singing gospel music at many locations and churches.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Heltsley, a granddaughter, Julie Heltsley, a son in law, Sheral Byard, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Byard; a son, Warren L. (Deanna) Heltsley; 11 grandchilren; 23 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Eva Murl Hancock and Zella McCaslin along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., December 2, 2015 in the Taylor Chapel of Gibson & Son Funeral, Lewisport with burial following in Calhoun Cemetery.  Anna’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 3 pm until 8 pm and on Wednesday from 9 am until service time at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com. 

Hortense Long Aull

Hortense Long Aull, 94, of Hawesville passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Heartland Villa with her family by her side.  She was born in Lewisport on February 3, 1921 to the late Harmon and Cynthia Bozarth Long.  Hortense was a member of Hilldale United Methodist Church and was retired from Hancock County School System.  She loved quilting and left behind her legacy of many beautiful quilts.  She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Aull, a daughter Brenda Aull Pagel, sisters, Katherine Hayden and Juanita Nutt, a brother Harmon Long, Jr., a special niece Hortense Wayne Brown and her longtime sidekick, Rufus.  

She is survived by two daughters Shirley (Jack) Cornett of Lenoir, NC and Sherry (David) Crisp of Philpot; three sons, Donnie (Brenda) Aull of Parish, Fl, Bobby (Sandy) Aull of Owensboro and Rick (Dereda) Aull of Owensboro; 8 grandchildren, Greg (Deanna) Inman, Scott (Linda) Inman, Lisa Inman, Shannon (Brian) Wynne, Teresa (Todd) Herold, Michael (Tonya) Harrison, Ryan (Julie) Aull and Jansen Hidenrite; 15 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; a brother, L.W. Long of Hawesville; several nieces and nephews along with extended family, Dale & Versie Outerbridge, Joe & Rene Kreisle and Greg & Jill Brown.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Hilldale United Methodist Church with burial following in Serenity Hills.  Hortense’s family will be greeting friends on Saturday from 4 pm until 8 pm and on Sunday from 7 am until 1:30 pm at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Memorial contributions can be made to Heartland Villa, Activities, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be made at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Judy Payne Smith

Judy Payne Smith, 70, of Hawesville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday November 14, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with her family by her side.  Judy was born on April 1, 1945 in Hawesville to the late James and Jamie Brown Payne.  She was a housewife and a member of Blackford Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by a sister Jill Payne.

Survivors include her husband Leroy Smith; a son Jeff Smith; a sister Janice (Jerry) Powers; a brother Jimmy (Carla) Payne and several nieces and nephews.

Services are at 11:00 am Tuesday November 17, 2015 at Blackford Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Blackford Baptist Church Cemetery.  Judy’s family will greet friends from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday and from 7:00 am until 10:30 pm Tuesday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Online condolences may be left for Judy’s family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.    

 

 

Charles Roland Duffee

Charles Roland Duffee, 79, of Hawesville passed away on November 9, 2015 at Owensboro Center.  He was born in Sylacauga, Ala. On August 4, 1930 to the late Jack and Lola Calloway Duffee.  Charles was member of Union Baptist Church and was a retired construction worker.  He attended and played football for Troy State University, was a Member of The Masons and spent some of his retired years working at Bill’s IGA.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Winnie Webb Duffee. 

Survivors include his four children, Jan Barrow, Jill Angelo, Charles Duffee and Jack Duffee; three step children, Raymond Webb, Debbie Simpson and Sue Cambron; several grandchildren and great grandchildren and a niece, Debbie Johns.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial following in Serenity Hills.  Charles’ family will be greeting guests on Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.     Online condolences can be made at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

James Daniel Brown

James Daniel Brown, 79, of Hawesville, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015 at his home.  He was born in Cloverport on Januar 3, 1936 to the late Charles and Cora Aldridge Brown.  James was retired from American Olean Tile Company in Cloverport and was a member of Moose Lodge and Eagles in Owensboro.  He enjoyed working, farming, hunting, fishing, boating/skiing, playing Texas Hold’e, 3 card poker, bingo and most of all, spending time with his family and his dog, Dove.  James was preceded in death by four siblings, Charles Brown, George Brown, Lucille Pierce and Venita Burk.

Survivors include his companion of 22 years, Betty J. Jewell; six children, James W. Brown, Gerald “Jerry” Brown (Diana), Kenneth Brown, Pam Criss (Rick), Christy Lane and Angie Payne; 4 step children, Charles “Charlie Calloway, James Christopher “Chris” Morton, Carolyn Brown and Natasha Watkins (Chad); several grand and great grandchildren; a brother in law/friend, Charles Calloway along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial following in Serenity Hills.  James’ family will be greeting guests on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 7 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  The family requests forms of sympathy be made to Kosiar Children’s Hospital or Riley’s Children’s Hospital, envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be made online at www.kosiarchildrenshospital.com or  http://iuhealth.org/riley/.  Online condolences may be made at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Ruth Boswell Brown

Ruth Boswell Brown, 92, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 04, 2015.  Ruth was born in Daviess County on March 18,1923, daughter of the late Hiram (Hollie) and Ida Moore Boswell.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Hubert Brown, on September 12, 2010.  Ruth was one of six children, all deceased: Nannie (Delmar) Shadwich, Willia (Earl) Brown, Rev. Walter (Vivian) Boswell, Edgar (Bernice) Boswell, and her twin, Ralph.  Edna, Ralph’s widow, is survived. 

“Boo-Boo” as she is affectionately called by her grandchildren, great-grand children, nieces and nephews, was an anchor in the Boswell / Brown family.  She was a woman of faith and had a wonderful sense of humor.  Her gift of joy and laughter will never be forgotten.  She loved life and attacked it with enthusiasm.  She looked at life as a gift from God and approached every day with this attitude.  Ruth’s love and faith was an example to all she met. 

Ruth was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Daviess County.  During her 66 years of membership, she served as a Sunday School teacher and UMYF leader for many decades; Lay Leader for 8 years, and Chairperson of numerous church committees.  She was dedicated to God and seeked ways to serve.  She served on the Yelvington Campmeeting Board.  During her early years, she was a member of the Yelvington Homemakers Club.

She retired from the Elizabeth Munday Senior Citizens Center as the Activities Director of 12 years from 1983-1995.  She loved her job and this radiated in her work.  She was in her element planning and escorting the senior citizens trips.  She loved the seniors and spread a lot of joy to those around her. Previously, she worked in retail as the manager of the Fancy Fox, and the decorating assistant at Sherwin-Williams Paint Store.  During her lifetime, Ruth also had numerous unofficial titles:  fashion consultant, matchmaker, wedding planner, barber/beautician, and party coordinator. 
Her hobbies included shopping, reading, and playing games. She especially enjoyed cooking the Sunday and celebration dinners when the family came together.

She is survived by a daughter, Donna(Dean) Carlton of Lewisport and a son, Victor Kirk(Kay) Brown of Goodlettsville, TN.; Granddaughters:  Amy(Warren) Fegenbush of Crestwood, Ky.,Holly(Jon Jay) Byrd of Alvaton, Ky.,Melissa(Robert) Dow of Franklin, TN. And Megan(Andrew) Klope of Nolensville, TN. Great-Grandchildren: Hannah, Andrew, Wesley Fegenbush, Abigail and Allie Grace Byrd, and Leah and Macy Dow; and 17 nieces and nephews.

Services are Saturday at 10am at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Daviess County.  Ruth will be laid to rest by her husband at Owensboro Memorial Gardens.  Visitation is from 4pm-7:30pm on Friday at Gibson and Son Funeral Home in Lewisport and Saturday at 9am until service time at Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions can be made to Bethlehem U.M.C., envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Rev. James Alton Lawhorn

Rev. James Alton Lawhorn…resident of 540 Market Street, in Lewisport, Ky. passed away Monday evening November 2nd at Wellington Parc in Owensboro, Ky. 

Rev. Lawhorn was born in Liberty, Ky. March 14th, 1928 to his parents; the late James Rueben and Ada (Davis) Lawhorn.   

Rev. Lawhorn is preceded in death by a sister; Mrs. Alice Voelker, 6 Grandchildren; Rebecca, David, infant baby Carden, James, Ryan, and John Carden. 

Rev. Lawhorn is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margaret “Jerry” (Beavin) Lawhorn, and four daughters; Mrs. Bonita Schwab (Frank) of Franklin, Ky., Mrs. Sheryl Lott (Lucian) from Owensboro, Ky. , Mrs. Janet Carden (Tim) from Hopkinsville, Ky., and Ms. Judy Lawhorn from LaGrange, Ky. Also, one brother survives; Mr. Bennie Russell Lawhorn (Elizabeth) from Liberty, Ky. Six grandchildren survive: Mrs. Michelle Antle, Mrs. Laura Doty, Mrs. Pamela Smith, Mrs. Christina Wissing,  Mrs. Beverly Estes, and Ms. Andrea Carden.  Eleven Great-Grandchildren survive: Alivia and Houston Antle, Madaleigh Doty, Addison and Jaxson Smith, Kaitlyn and Kelley Wissing, James and Bailey Estes, Lydia Simpson and Levi Adkisson.  One step Great-Granddaughter survives; Mrs. Courtney Estes. As well, one Great-Great Grandson survives; Eli McCoy. Several nieces and nephews survive. 

Rev. Lawhorn retired after approximately 44 years in the Kentucky Annual Conference as an Elder, serving Circuits in Maceo, Salem, Nortonville, Harned, Lewisport, Cloverport and Sample, Kentucky His graduate studies and accomplished requirements include Lindsey Wilson College, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Union College, and Vanderbilt University.
He is a member of The Grand Lodge of Kentucky, F. & A.M. and of Breckinridge Lodge #67, F. & A.M., past service includes Chaplain of The Grand Lodge of Kentucky and past Master of Breckinridge Lodge #67, and     received his 65th year pin.

Rev. Lawhorn was a Kentucky Colonel.  He served as a volunteer Firefighter, EMT and the City Council of the Lewisport area, while serving his pastoral appointment.  He too, served as a volunteer Chaplain at the HeartLand Villa facility for over 15 years.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on November 6, 2015 at Lewisport United Methodist Church with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery.  Rev. Lawhorn’s family will be greeting guests from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport and from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday at Lewisport United Methodist Church.  Masonic Services will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com. 

In lieu of flowers gifts may be given to the Lewisport United Methodist Church or The Kentucky Methodist Children’s Home in Versailles or Owensboro. 

Dorene DeJarnette McBride

Dorene DeJarnette McBride, 83, of Hawesville, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born on April 30, 1932 in Hancock County to the late Lafe and Lona Mae Cahal DeJarnette.  Dorene was member of Mt. Eden Baptist Church and was a retired beautician.  She loved spending time with her family, quilting, crocheting, baking, gardening and anything to get outdoors.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh McBride and a brother, Myrvin DeJarnette.

Survivors include two daughters, April (James) Lawton and Frances McBride; four sons, Steve (Leda) McBride, James Harvey (Karen) McBride, Brian David (Grayce) McBride and Greg (Donna) McBride; 14 grandchildren, Meghann (Michael) Johnson, Jameson Robert Lawton, Nick (Stephanie) McBride, Karah (Jeff) Zinski, James (Jessica) McBride, B.J. (Christine) McBride, Jameson (Bre) McBride, Kristina McBride, Patrick McBride, Madeline McBride, Brad (Donna) Burden, Lindsey Harper, Justin (Jordan) King and Kelsey Roberts; great grandchildren, Payton and Addison Johnson, Macie McBride, Allison and Aidan McBride, Michael McBride, Anthony and Cayden Bozarth, Eva Marie Burden, Issac, Abbigail, and Colby King and Kayden Roberts; a sister, Iris Fay Covetts; sister in laws, Mildred DeJarnette, Wanda Jones and Mary Ann McBride; brother in law, Clay (Dorothy) McBride and an adopted daughter, Marcia (Bobby) Bivins along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Mt. Eden Baptist Church with burial following in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Hawesville.  Dorene’s family will be greeting guests at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Eden Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Betty Jeane Weirather Philp

Betty Jeane Weirather Philp, 81, of Lewisport, passed away with her family by her side on October 31, 2015 at Heartland Villa.  She was born on November 20, 1933 in Lee County, Iowa to the late Carl and Mabel Elston Weirather.  Betty was a member of Hilldale United Methodist Church, owned and operated The Goal Post Restaurant for 17 years and was a housewife.  She loved spending time with her family, was a wonderful cook and had a passion for shopping.  Betty is preceded in death by two sons, Doug Philp and Mike Philp.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, John Philp; two daughters, Kathy (Ron) Toler and Jill (Greg) Brown; two sons, Rick (Donna) Philp and Bruce (Gaila) Philp; 11 grandchildren, John Philp, Chris Toler, Julie Bryan, Shannon Deep, Tara Lytton, Lindsey Lanham, Destiny Clark, Lacey Mosby, Corey Brown, Michael Philp and Dylan Brown; 18 great grandchildren; a sister, Donna Elschlager; four brothers, Carl, Larry, Bobby and Garry Weirather along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport in the Taylor Chapel with burial following in Serenity Hills, Hawesville.  Betty’s family will be greeting guests at the funeral home on Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 7 a.m. until service time.  Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be made at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Anthony William Ernest (Ernie) Vanover

Anthony William Ernest “Ernie” Vanover, 34, of Lewisport passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at his home.  He was born on December 4, 1980 in Owensboro to Anthony Vanover and Renee DeWitt.  Ernie was of the Baptist faith and graduated from Hancock County High School in 1999. 

Survivors include his wife, Amanda Turner Vanover; his mother, Renee Dewitt and his best friend and father, Benny Howard; his dad, Anothony (Michelle) Vanover; four daughters, Mary Beth Vanover, Eva Marie Vanover, Katherine Nicole Vanover and Lily Rose Turner; two sons, Jackson Turner and Zachary Turner; two brothers, Derek (Dominique) Vanover and James (Rebecca) Vanover; six step sisters, Amanda Fuqua, Laura Onstott, Emily Horn, Valerie Ferry, April Bryant and Elizabeth Owens; a step brother, Benny Howard II; three nephews, Kevin Vanover, Jimmie Dale Vanover and Maceson Vanover along with several cousins.

Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at the Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport in the Taylor Chapel.  Ernie’s family will be receiving guests at the funeral home on Sunday from 10 a.m. until service time.  Online condolences may be left for www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

Joseph Brian Bloyd II

Joseph Brian Bloyd II, 19, passed away on October 11, 2015 in Owensboro.  He was born in Owensboro on June 25, 1996 to Joseph Brian Bloyd and Grace Miller O’Bryan.  Joseph was a member of Patesville Baptist Church and was a handyman.  He was a 2015 graduate of Hancock County High School.  He was preceded in death by a paternal grandfather, Austin Bloyd.

Survivors include his mother, Grace (Ricky) O’Bryan; father, Joey Bloyd; a sister, Jessica Bloyd; a half-sister, Christa Glenn; maternal grandparents, Charlotte and Stratton Miller; paternal grandparents Max and Martha Quackenbush; aunts and uncles, Charlene and Steve Render, Jett and Courtney Miller, Chris Miller, Kim and Jim Jarboe, Gary Bloyd, Donna and Mark Nance, Jay Dee and Debbie Quackenbush, Greg Quackenbush and Kevin and Hope Quackenbush along with several cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville, with burial in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.  Friends are welcome to visit with Joseph’s family on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 7 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Russell Lee Thrasher

Russell Lee Thrasher, 72, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at SCH at Hillcrest.  He was born on June 23, 1943 in Hancock County to the late Samuel and Muriel Lott Thrasher.  Russell was retired from Kentucky Concrete Pipe and was a member of Harvest Baptist Church, where he was baptized and accepted Jesus into his heart.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, racing and gardening.  He was preceded in death by his siblings, Gladys Hundley, Betty Fisher, Billy Roberts, Charles Roberts and Henry “Bunny” Roberts.

Survivors include his two sons, Sam Thrasher and Russell (Jennifer) Thrasher; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; five sisters, Mary Shelton, Martha (Ivo) Burch, Adia Gilmore, Shirley (Larry) Jarboe and Patsy McDowell; one brother , Larry Thrasher along with several nieces and nephews

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial following at Thrasher Cemetery.  Friends are welcome to visit Russell’s family on Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 7 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

Norman J. Boling

Norman J. Boling, 84, of Hawesville passed away with his family by his side on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at his home.  He was born on May 14, 1931 in Boling Chapel, KY to the late Jessie and Verona Butler Boling.  Norman was a member of Blackford Baptist Church, was retired from Willamette Industries and served his country in the United States Army.  He dearly loved his family and had a passion for farming and looking after his cattle.  Norman is preceded in death by a son, Roger D. Boling, a grandson, Jeremy Boling, a sister, Leonna Boling along with two infant sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Mary E. Brandle Boling; two sons, Donnie (Robin) Boling and Ronnie Boling; 4 grandchildren, Roger L. (Jessica) Boling, Kyla Boling, Andrea Boling and Brandon Boling; 5 great grandchildren, Logan and Gavin Boling, Tyler Fortner, Aubree and Zoey Lewis; three sisters, Thelma Brown, Arleen Whistle and Maxine Ashworth; a brother, Carlis (Deloris) Boling along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Blackford Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery with full military honors.  Friends are welcome to visit Norman’s family at Gibson & Son Funeral Home on Friday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.  Memorial contributions may be made in Norman’s memory to the Blackford Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, envelopes available at funeral home.   Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

 

Linda Roberts Estes

Linda Roberts Estes, 65, of Lewisport, Kentucky, answered God's call home on October 7, 2015. She journeyed to heaven seeking a cancer-free body and eternity with the Heavenly Father.  Linda Sue Roberts was born April 9, 1950, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to the late Allie and Mernia Mae Payne Roberts, Jr.  Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Janet Roberts Heath of Calhoun. 

Linda began her walk with Jesus as a young girl at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church where she accepted Christ as her personal Savior, became a member, met and married Wayne Lewis Estes, raised her daughters, and faithfully served God.  A woman of faith, she impacted many with her warmth, smile, charm, compassion, and wisdom.  Linda worshipped and taught Sunday school for many years at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and was active in Baptist Women.  Her humble, heartfelt prayers could bring any earnest listener to tears. She frequented Bible studies and book clubs, and volunteered at Care Net Pregnancy Center in Owensboro, Kentucky. 

Linda was happiest by her husband's side. Blessed with true love and ideal partnership, she and Wayne worked their farm together. Hard work was never a deterrent; she enjoyed a challenge and appreciated a job well done. Linda and Wayne could be found sitting side by side in the pick-up truck or walking hand in hand across the farm. It was the simple things in life she never took for granted; she praised God routinely and sincerely for a lifetime of blessings. Above all, Linda was completely devoted to her family. She relished long conversations and laughter with her girls, basked in the joy of her grandchildren, and enjoyed preparing home-cooked feasts for those she loved.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Wayne Estes; daughters Cara Estes Thomas and husband Dennis of Lewisport; Kim Estes of Franklin, Tennessee; Krysti Estes Piersawl and husband Keith of Owensboro; five grandchildren, Madelyn Burk (Tyler) Pike, Dalton Burk, Shelby Thomas, Garret Thomas, and Caleb Thomas; a sister, Karen Fireline of Lewisport; two brothers, Wayne Roberts of Owensboro, and Bobby Roberts of Santa Claus, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

Linda's body will be donated for the advancement of science, but a praise service will be held in her memory Sunday, 4pm at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Lewisport, with Franklin Skaggs officiating. You may visit with the family at the church from 12-4pm Saturday and 2-4pm Sunday before the service. 

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Care Net Pregnancy Center or Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Landscaping Fund.

 

Etta M. Corley Bickett

Etta M. Corley Bickett, 94, of Hawesville, passed away on October 4, 2015 at Hardinsburg Nursing and Rehab.  She was born in Roseville on February 9, 1921 to the late John and Minnie Sinnett Corley.  Etta was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and was a housewife.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleophas Bickett, two sons, Furman Dennis Bickett and Mark Anthony Bickett, two grandsons, Denny Bickett and Shane Bickett.

Survivors include a daughter, Charlotte Carrico (Jim), 5 sons, Jimmy Bickett (Gwan), Darrell Bickett (Melody), Roger Bickett, Gary Bickett and Ricky Bickett; 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild along with several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial in St. Thomas Cemetery.  Etta’s family will be greeting friends on Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. with rosary being said at 5:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.     

 

 

Lorin Neal Sweeney

Lorin Neal Sweeney, 57, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at his home surrounded by family.  Born in Evansville, Indiana in 1958 to his late parents, Sherrol and Georgia Newton Sweeney, he worked his entire adult life for the Opportunity Center in Owensboro.  Neal loved to draw, watch cowboy movies, enjoyed watching UK basketball and was the number # 1 Elvis fan.  Neal was a member of Lewisport Baptist Church and loved his bibles.

 

Survivors include his siblings, Peggy Bruner Hurt, S. Randall (Joyce Wathen) Sweeney, Suzanne Sweeney and Alan (Maria) Sweeney; his very loving aunt and uncle, Carol Jane Perkins and Alex (Dot) Newton; his nieces and nephews, Darrell (Wanda) Hurst, Shelley (Jay) Stephens, Daniel Sweeney, Karen Sweeney Jesse, Lindsey Sweeney and Steven Ledlow.  He is also survived by several cousins and great-nieces and great-nephews.

 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Taylor-Wood Funeral Home in Lewisport.  Visitation for friends and family will be Saturday from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM followed by his memorial service at 3:00 PM in the funeral home chapel.  Bro. Alan Shouse will officiate.  Burial of his ashes will follow in Lewisport Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Opportunity Center in Owensboro or the Down Syndrome charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be left at taylorwoodfh.com.      

 

Marable Lee Sherritt

Marable Lee Sherritt passed away on September 22, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  “Moe” was born to the late Bert and Bessie Ebline Sherritt on May 22, 1932 in Gallipolis, Ohio.

 

Moe served his country honorably in the U.S. Army in Panama during the Korean War.  He worked at Kaiser Aluminum for many years at Ravenswood, West Virginia, and was a retired supervisor from the Rodding Department at NSA Aluminum in Hawesville.  His hobbies included playing golf and working in his apple orchard.  He enjoyed vacationing as a “snowbird” for 18 years in Destin, Florida.  Moe was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church and his favorite sports teams were the Kentucky Wildcats and the Dallas Cowboys.  He was a loyal friend to all who had the pleasure of knowing him and a devoted servant of his Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Moe is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce; a sister Dreama (Eddie) Thompson of Columbus, OH; a son, Tim (Phyllis) Sherritt of Owensboro; his daughters, Debra Howard-Miller of Rough River and Jennifer (Wayne) O’Bryan of Henderson.  Grandchildren include Chris (Katie) Sherritt of Owensboro, Jeremy (Gwen) Ogle of Safety Harbor, FL, Courtney Shrull of Beaver Dam, Cavan Howard of Rough River, and Mallorie (Dakota) Stroup of Maceo.  Great-Grandchildren are Ty Shrull, Kylie Shrull, Jaylon Roberts and Gabriel Sherritt.  He also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

 

Memorial arrangements are under the direction of Taylor-Wood Funeral Home in Lewisport.  Visitation for friends will be Friday from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the funeral home.  Services will immediately follow at Lewisport United Methodist Church with Bro. Joseph Kim officiating.  Military Honors will be included in the service. Burial will follow in Serenity Hills Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Moe’s name to the Lewisport United Methodist Building Fund. Online condolences may be left at taylorwoodfh.com.

 

George Thomas Driskell

George Thomas Driskell, 84, of Hawesville, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2015 at Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville.  He was born on June 11, 1931 in Hancock County to the late Clarence and Mary Frances McCaslin Driskell.  Tom was a member of Safe Harbor Christian Fellowship and was retired from the Tell City Chair Company.  He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Oliver “Bud” Driskell and Thomas Alan Driskell, a grandson, Russell Poole and a great grandson, Patrick McFall.

Survivors include his three daughters, Mary Katherine Burst, Debra Sturgeon and Elizabeth L. Williamson; 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville with burial in Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday and from 7 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

Lillian H. Griffin

Say not, in grief, that she has gone.
But give thanks that she was yours.

Lillian H. Griffin, “Nana/Nannie” was called home to our Lord on Thursday, September 10, 2015 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Hawesville, Kentucky.

Born August 4, 1922, she was 93 years-young and lived a life full of love and happiness. Her family is blessed and thankful to have so many joyful years full of memories and bliss. Lillian loved each one of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She took an active role in each one of their lives and was able to spoil each one of them. She often told stories of each of them and many of her families fondest memories are times spent swinging with her or talking around the kitchen table. Lillian will be missed for her loving demeanor, sassy remarks and her ability to make the most delicious desserts including her famous homemade cheesecake.

Although her family’s hearts are saddened by the loss of their Mother, Nana, Nannie… they know that her life is a true testament of unselfish love and are thankful for the beautiful life she was blessed with and the years they were allowed to make everlasting memories.

Ms. Lillian was preceded in death and will be reunited with her loving husband, Horace Lee Edward Griffin; her daughter, Joyce Ann Griffin Philbeck; parents, Colin and Dora Hodges of Chester, SC; and nine of her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her sister, Lula Clary of Greer, SC; children, Barbara (Johnny) Bridges, Connie Griffin (Clarence Franchville) and Pam (Chris) Evans; her grandchildren, Ramona (Tom) Gotcher, Kim (Kevin) Linn, Karen Childress, Kerry (Suzie) Philbeck, Chris Walker, Chase (Amanda) VanCappellen, Gabe (Sara) VanCappellen; her great- grandchildren, Jon (Lauren) Linn, Blake Linn, Blaire (Dustin) Neighbors, Ashley Philbeck, Brandon Philbeck, Hendrix VanCappellen, Fisher VanCappellen; one great-great grandchild, Greyson Linn and several nieces and nephews.     

Her family would like to recognize Terri Landrum, Nancy Muffett, Louise Stillwell, Hospice of Western Kentucky and the numerous caregivers and friends that were invaluable assets to Ms. Lillian during the last few months of life.

Her life will be celebrated on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Taylor- Wood Funeral Home in Lewisport, KY with visitation from noon – 3pm and service beginning at 4pm. She will be laid to rest at Serenity Hills Cemetery in Hawesville, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers please donate to Wendell Foster’s Campus in Owensboro, KY. www.wfcampus.org.

 

 

Dora Gertrude Dickens

Dora Gertrude Dickens, 83, of Calhoun, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Riverside Care and Rehab Center.  She was born in Hawesville on December 21, 1931 to the late Clarence and Julie Bruner Hoskins.  Dora was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and a housewife.  She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Dickens, a sister, Margaret Raily, two brothers, Henry Hoskins and Glen House.

Survivors include her three sons, Thomas (Dorothy) Dickens, Joseph “Joe” Dickens and Michael Hagar; a daughter, Julie Kocielko; 7 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; a sister, Willie Jo Payne along with several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville, with burial in Pellville Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Sunday at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.    

 

 

Austin Lee Arnold

Austin Lee Arnold, 27, of Hawesville, passed away, Saturday, September 5, 2015  in Jacksonville, North Carolina.  He was born on March 2, 1988 in Owensboro to Dewane and Ladonna Daniels Arnold.  Austin was a member of Blackford Baptist Church, a student and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Dale Arnold, his paternal grandfather, Wilbur Arnold and an uncle, Norman Arnold.

Survivors include his son, Henley Beck Arnold; parents, Dewane and Ladonna Arnold; sister, Amanda Billingsley (Jonas); brother, Adam Arnold (Rikki); nieces and nephews, Briley Billingsley, Baylie Billingsley, Ivan Arnold and Isaiah Arnold; paternal grandparents, Dorothy and Bill Blinzinger; maternal grandparents, Jesse and Patsy Daniels along with aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Blackford Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery, with full military honors.  Austin’s family will be greeting friends on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

Sarah Ann Laslie

Sarah Ann Laslie, 73, of Lewisport, passed away on August 31, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Lewisport on March 11, 1942 to the late Ernest and Alice Alexander.  She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and a housewife.  She loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Sarah was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Laslie, a son, Bernard Laslie, Jr. and two sisters Loretta Pate and Naomi Englert.

Survivors include a son, Tony (Devie) Laslie of Hawesville; a daughter, Mary Ann (Todd) Woodward of Hawesville; five grandchildren, Justin Laslie, Lisa (Aaron) Bowlds, Nick Laslie, Kayla Woodward and Brandon Laslie; two great grandchildren, Austin Laslie and Jaidann Laslie; two sisters, Geneva Roberts and Sharon Glover; three brothers, Doug Alexander, Eli Alexander and Roger Alexander along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Hawesville.  Sarah’s family will be greeting friends on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 7 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.

 

 

Eugenia Dunn Newman

Eugenia Dunn Newman, 100, of Lewisport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on the morning of August 30, 2015 with her family by her side.  She was born on April 23, 1915 in Breckinridge County to the late Felix and Nannie Campbell Dunn.  Eugenia was a devoted member of the Hawesville Baptist Church, where she taught a Sunday School class for 33 years as well as performing other functions for the church.  She was a homemaker, loved to cook and share with people.  She retired from Bruner Printing after 22 years.  Eugenia was a Hospice volunteer, an “American Roads” volunteer and on the church committee to visit the sick, aged and shut in.  She was a member of the Hawesville Homemakers Club since 1964.  Eugenia was preceded in death by her husband, Homer O. Newman in 1963, five siblings, Rubin Dunn, Mary Evelyn Grider, Earl Dunn, Dottie Dunn and Margaret Newton.

She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca (Guy) Oliver of Camden, S.C.; a son, Homer Lowell (Joan) Newman, Hawesville; 4 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Hawesville Baptist Church with Dr. James Wedding officiating.  Burial will follow in Memory Gardens, Hawesville.  Eugenia’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 7 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Hawesville Baptist Church Building Fund, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be made at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.     

 

 

Alicia Sue Powers Pryor

Alicia Sue Powers Pryor, 56, of Cloverport, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Owensboro Regional Health Center.  She was born in Hawesville on December 12, 1958 to the late William and Nellie Gray Powers.  Susie was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and was a cook at Hancock County Middle School.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, loved to go to the beach and the mountains, loved canning and cooking.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Powers.

Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Voyles (Doug); two sons, Bruce Pryor, Jr. and William Pryor (Ginny); 7 grandchildren, Clint Voyles, Bill Pryor, Aly Voyles, Lily Pryor, Jessy Pryor, Andrew Voyles and Carlee Voyles; three sisters, Phyllis Emmick, Ann Strickland and Becky Doyle; three brothers, John Powers, Nick Powers and Nathan Powers; a sister in law, Judy Powers along with several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Susie’s family will be greeting friends from 2 p.m. until service time at the church on Saturday.  Gibson & Son Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Susie.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

Adrian Wheatley

Adrian Wheatley, 86, of Hawesville, passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at his home.  He was born in Breckinridge County, KY on March 2, 1929 to the late Robert and Anna Beavin Wheatley.  Adrian was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, was retired from NSA and was a veteran of the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Velma Harbaville Wheatley; two sons, Robert Alan Wheatley (Neita) and Gerald Glenn Wheatley; two grandchildren, Adria Eubanks (Bobby) and Amelia Laster (Eric); four great grandchildren, Brady Eubanks, Hattie Laster, Maggie Laster and Zakery Eubanks along with several nieces and nephews.

Cremation was chosen as to Adrian’s wishes and the family will hold a private ceremony at a later date.  Gibson & Son Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky,  www.hospiceofwky.org.   Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.  

 

Debbie Kay Liner (Mouse)

Debbie Kay Liner “Mouse”, 56, of Payneville, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2015 at University of Louisville Hospital.  She was born on July 16, 1959 in Tell City, IN to Gerald and Beverly Ruth Nugent Rice.  Debbie was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and was an assistant manager at O’Reilly Auto Parts before she became ill.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved her animals. Debbie was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Rice and a brother Bobby Rice.

She is survived by her long-time companion, David Greenwell; two sons, Chris Liner and Travis Liner; two daughters, Cheri Greenwell and Leslie Knight; 6 grandchildren, Taylor Liner, Timmy Liner, Cannon Crawford, Trevor Knight, Skylar Smiley and Cody Smiley; Her mother, Ruth Coyle; a sister, Sondra Burk and a brother, Johnny Rice along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home with burial at Mt. Eden Baptist Church Cemetery.  Debbie’s family will be greeting friends on Friday from 3 pm until 7 pm and on Saturday from 7 am until service time at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.  

 

Leah D. (Lyles) Schwindel

Leah D. (Lyles) Schwindel, 56, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at her home.  She was born October 29, 1958 in Florence, Alabama to William Harold and Mary Helen (Belew) Lyles. Leah was married to Jan Allen Schwindel on August 11, 1979.   She was an Administrative Assistant at Domtar in Hawesville, KY. Leah enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and gardening.  She was an avid painter and UK fan.  She also loved her dogs Max and Libby. 

 

Survivors include Husband of 35 years, Jan Allen Schwindel; her son Michael Schwindel of Lexington, KY;  her daughter, Leslie Schwindel of Cincinnati, OH; her brother Wade Lyles of Lewisport, KY; 4 sisters: Cynthia (Jerl) Parker of Lewisport, KY, Her twin sister Melissa (Johnny) Norris of Lewisport, KY, Bridget Lyles of Godfrey, IL, and Greta (Dale) Beach of Barbourville, KY. 

 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Taylor-Wood Funeral Home in Lewisport.  Visitation for friends will be Tuesday, July 21, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM and Wednesday July 22, from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday July 22 at the Lewisport Methodist Church with her nephew Andy Norris officiating.  Burial will follow in Lewisport Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Leah’s name to the American Cancer Society. 

 

Online condolences may be left at taylorwoodfh.com

 

William "Bill" Hawes

William “Bill” Hawes, 69, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the Heartford House surrounded by his family.  He was an Owensboro native born in 1946 to his late parents. Bill was a U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran and proud of the fact that he served his country. He retired in 2002 as a machinist from the General Electric Small Motors Division in Owensboro and a member of the V.F.W. post.  He enjoyed being outdoors, was a Nascar fan, a UK Basketball fan, a huge jokester, and he never met a stranger.  He was member of St. Columba Catholic and loved spending time with his family and traveling with his wife.           

 

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, the former Debbie Banks; his son, Bryan Hawes (Shelley) of Hawesville; his daughter, Jill Hawes Sailors (Ben) of Owensboro: his side-kick, Molly; two sisters, Marian Sue Hawes and Lisa Stallings (Rick), both of Owensboro; his grandchildren, Tyler Hawes, Waylon Gray, Isabella “Bella” and Spencer Sailors.  He is also survived by his father-in-law, Johnny Banks.   

 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Taylor-Wood Funeral Home in Lewisport.  Visitation for friends will be Friday, July 17, from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with prayers starting  at 7:00 P.M.  A funeral mass will take place 10:00 A.M., Saturday at Bill’s church with Father Terry Devine officiating.  Burial will follow in Lewisport Cemetery.

 

Online condolences may be left at taylorwoodfh.com.

 

Robert N. "Bob" Gray

Robert N. “Bob” Gray, 74, of Hawesville, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.  Bob was born in Hawesville on October 19, 1940 to the late Doris and Pauline Haycraft Gray.  He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and was retired from Commonwealth Aluminum.  Bob was a Veteran of the United States Air Force.  Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Gray.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Anna “Faye” Gray; two daughters, Pam (Gary) Henrickson and Sheila (Sid) Kruse; two sons, Chuck (Tina) Gray and Bobby (Kelly Freeman) Gray; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; a sister, Jeannie (Bo) Hanks; 4 brothers, Harold Gray, Clayton (Gloria) Gray, Carl (Mertie) Gray and Donnie (Judy) Gray along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Terry Devine officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery with full military honors.  Bob’s family will be greeting friends from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday and from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.  

 

 

 

John James Janowick

John James Janowick (aka Jim, JJ, Mr. J, and Big Daddy), 91, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 6, at the Heartford House hospice in Owensboro.  Jim was born in Pratt City, AL to his late parents, Al Lewis and Gertrude Mae Janowick in January 1924.

Jim worked in a shipyard near Mobile, AL before serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Following the end of the war he trained to be a boilermaker and was a proud member of the Boilermakers Union for more than 65 years.

Jim moved with his family to Lewisport in 1968 so that he could work on the Big Rivers power plant project.  Once here, he fell in love with the area and its residents and never left.  In addition to his Boilermakers Union affiliation, Jim was an honorary charter member of Local 9423 of the United Steelworkers Union in Lewisport.  He was an avid bass fisherman and for many years was an active member of the Hancock County Bassmasters.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife of more than 50 years, Earnestine Hickson Janowick in 2003.  Survivors include his son, Steve Janowick (Linda Mohns) of Collierville, TN; his sister, Betty Setzer of Connolly Springs, NC; his grandsons, Van Janowick of Lewisport and Knox Janowick of Knoxville, TN, and his great grandchildren, Shiloh and Jaden.

He was a member of Ensor Lodge 729 F&AM with a masonic service taking place at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Taylor-Wood Funeral Home in Lewisport.  Visitation for friends will be Tuesday, June 9 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 10 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Lewisport Cemetery.

 

Donnie William Crowe

Donnie William Crowe, 63, of Fordsville, passed away on May 31, 2015 at Ohio County Hospital.  He was born in Tell City, IN on May 17, 1952 to the late Roscoe and Ada Belle Burnett Crowe.  Donald was a general contractor.  He was an avid pool player. 

He is survived by his daughter, Misty Lopez and her husband Marco of Bolivia; a grandson, Ciprian Lopez of Bolivia; two brothers, Wallace Crowe of Tobinsport, IN and Michael Crowe and his wife Mary of Hawesville and several nieces and nephews.

Cremation was chosen as per Donald’s wishes.  Services will be held at a later date.  Online condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com

 

 

 

 

Brenda Sue Sims Nugent

Brenda Sue Sims Nugent, 49, of Hawesville, passed away suddenly Monday June 1, 2015 at her home.  She was born on December 30, 1965 in Tell City, IN to the late Warren and Margerite Riat Sims.  Brenda was a member of Central Baptist Church and was a house keeper.  Brenda loved spending time with her grandkids, bowling, Bunco, playing cards and bingo.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Orville Sims.

Survivors include her two sons, Gary Nugent, Jr. and Joseph Nugent; two grandchildren, Ashtyn Nugent and Alleigh Nugent; five sisters, Christine Lane, Roberta Crook, LuAnne Embry, Suzie Vogt and her twin Linda Stone; four brothers, Randy Sims, Tom Sims, Denny Sims and Joshua Sims; her companion, John Ritchie along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville with burial in New Cliff Cemetery in Cannelton, IN.  Brenda’s family will be greeting friends on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 7 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.        

 

 

Frances Imogene Allard

Frances Imogene Allard, 85, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Paducah to her late parents, Harry Charles and Mary Frances Riley Wurth in 1929.  She loved being a mother, grandmother and homemaker and was a devout Catholic and member of St. Columba Catholic Church. She was a staff volunteer for the Louisville Area American Red Cross Blood Mobile.  She received her R.N. in 1950 from the old Kentucky Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration.  She was a member of the Hancock County Board of Health for 44 years from 1970 until 2014, being Treasurer and Secretary for 38 of those years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John F. “Jack” Allard, Jr. in 2005.      

 

Survivors include her sons, William Allard of Lewisport, Tim and Lori Allard of Willisburg, and Joe Allard of Lexington; her daughters, Theresa Allard (Daryle)Lambert of Goodlettsville, TN, Jackie Allard of Nashville, TN, Cathy Allard and Fran Allard (Brad)Borders, both of Lexington, and Ruth Allard (Brad) Swinney of Austin, TX; as well as her grandchildren, Ashley, John, Emily, Matthew, Jacob, Joshua, Daniel and John.

 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Taylor-Wood Funeral Home in Lewisport.  Visitation for friends will be Monday, May 18, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at St. Columba. The Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Litany of the Saints prayers begin at 7:00 PM. Her funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 19, with Fr. David Kennedy officiating.  Burial will follow in Lewisport Cemetery.

 

Online condolences may be left at taylorwoodfh.com.