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Dorothy Phillips Sircy

Dorothy Phillips Sircy, 74, of 1651 W. Fourth St., Apt. 214, Owensboro, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. She was born in Henderson County, was formerly employed by Rosedale Nursing Home in Owensboro and was a member of Garden Green Baptist Church in Owensboro. Her husband, Freeman Sircy, died in 1986.

James H. Dowell

TROY, Ind. - James H. Dowell, 70, of Troy died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, Ind. He was born in Harlan County and retired from Owensboro Sand & Gravel in 1991, where he was a river barge mate. He was preceded in death by two sons in infancy; a daughter, Connie Jo Kratzer; and a daughter in infancy.

Mary B. 'Tootsie' Wellman

Mary B. "Tootsie" Wellman, 71, of 2003 Hughes Ave., Owensboro, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. She was born in Daviess County, retired from The Kroger Co. and was of the Baptist faith.

Melvie Mae Brewer

BELTON - Melvie Mae Brewer, 76, of Belton died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at a daughter's home. She was born in Muhlenberg County, was a homemaker and was a member of Horton's Chapel Church of Christ near Belton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Brewer.

Nola Barnes

BEAVER DAM - Nola Barnes, 94, of Horse Branch died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. She was born in Horse Branch and retired as a postal clerk from Horse Branch Post Office. She was a member of Rockport, Ky., Presbyterian Church and Rosine Chapter Order of the Eastern Star No. 342. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claud Elmer Barnes on Sept. 14, 1952; a son, Claud "Bud" Barnes Jr. on May 16, 1975; and a daughter, Mary Helen Smith in 1996.

Pearl Y. Wright

Pearl Y. Wright, 86, of 245 Cardinal Lane, Owensboro, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998, at Leisure Years Nursing Home in Owensboro. She was born in Hancock County and retired from Field Packing Co. and from Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital. She was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle, was a former member of Memorial Tabernacle and enjoyed crocheting and quilting. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Bradley Wright on July 26, 1970; and a daughter, Olvalena Wright on July 31, 1964.

Rosalee M. Scarpace

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Rosalee McIntyre Scarpace, 84, of Shelby Township died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Shelby Nursing Center. She was born in Maceo and graduated from Daviess County High School in 1931, where she was the valedictorian. Her husband, John C. Scarpace, died in 1984.

Thomas Walton Puckett

Thomas Walton Puckett, 43, of Daviess County died in Owensboro. He was born in Hardin County, was employed by Felix Thruston as a farm laborer and was a member of Green River Baptist Church in Cromwell.

Obituaries for 1 December 1998
Dametrice Jo Taylor

EVANSVILLE - Dametrice Jo Taylor, 35, of Evansville, formerly of Owensboro, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at her mother's home in Owensboro from cancer. She was born in Owensboro, attended Harrison High School in Evansville and was a member of Tenth Street Missionary Baptist Church in Owensboro. She was formerly employed by Paradise Club and Ready Personnel Agency.

Donna Lynn Wright Beard

Donna Lynn Wright Beard, 52, of 1000 Jackson St., Owensboro, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. She was born in Owensboro, was a homemaker and was a member of Rushing Wind Holiness Church in Owensboro.

Edward Davis Hardy Jr.

LOUISVILLE - Edward Davis Hardy Jr., 76, of Louisville died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was born in Gallatin, Tenn., retired as vice president from Hayes Electric Co. after 15 years of service and was formerly employed by Hatfield Electric Co. for eight years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, was a member of the Sea Bee First Battalion Marine Division at Okinawa and was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville, Progress Masonic Lodge No. 932, Order of the Eastern Star Victory Chapter 447, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 369 and Highland Kiwanis Club.

Emogene Austin

Emogene Austin, 83, of Hawesville, formerly of Owensboro, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Owensboro. She was born in McLean County and was a member of Rumsey United Methodist Church. Her husband, Woodward Austin, died March 11, 1995.

Hannah C. Hubert

LEOPOLD, Ind. - Hannah C. Hubert, 84, of Leopold, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, Ind. She was born in St. Croix, Ind., graduated from Oriole High School in 1934 and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, where she was a member of the Altar Society, and enjoyed quilting and gardening. Her husband, Frank Samuel Hubert, died Dec. 24, 1984.

Herman Allen Heath

HARDINSBURG - Herman Allen Heath, 61, of Hardinsburg died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, in La Grange. He was born in Breckinridge County.

James C. Rothrock

WESTVIEW - James C. Rothrock, 61, of Westview died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at his home. He was born in Pike County, Ind., and was disabled, a heavy equipment operator and a truck driver. He was a member of Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church and Breckinridge County Moose Lodge.

Jerry Bennett Millard

CENTRAL CITY - Jerry Bennett Millard, 97, of Central City died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Muhlenberg County and was formerly the owner of Jerry's Cafe in Central City, owner of a chicken farm, a coal miner, a county road engineer and the owner of Greenville Hotel. He was the oldest member of Cherry Hill Baptist Church in Central City and was also a member of W.P.A. He was a Kentucky Colonel and was active in the Democratic Party. His wife, Lucille Payne Millard, died in 1984.

Jonathan Steven Hughes

HERMITAGE, Tenn. - Jonathan Steven Hughes, infant son of Steve and Lisa Ebelhar Hughes of Hermitage died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. He was born in Nashville.

Leoda Jane 'Teko' Richardson

PADUCAH - Leoda Jane "Teko" Richardson, 57, of Greenville died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at her daughter's home in Greenville. She was born in Paducah and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Robert Howard Smith

Robert Howard Smith, 74, of 1721 W. Fifth St., Owensboro, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Hardin County and was a member of Crabtree Avenue Baptist Church in Owensboro. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy and the Coast Guard, was formerly employed by the street department of the city of Owensboro and was a member of Veterans Foreign Wars Post 696.

Ruby Benton Robinson

ROCHESTER - Ruby Benton Robinson, 99, of Rochester died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. She was born in Ohio County, was a housewife and was a charter member of Union Chapel General Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allie Robinson; and two sons, T.A. Robinson and Glen Robinson.

Sammie 'Joe Joe' Bolling

Sammie "Joe Joe" Bolling, 25, of 1439 W. Fourth St., Owensboro, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1998, at his home. He was born in Owensboro and was of the Pentecostal faith. He attended Apollo High School and was a cook at Hardee's Restaurant on West Parrish Avenue in Owensboro.

Obituaries for 30 November 1998
Elizabeth Cary Triplett

Elizabeth Cary Triplett, 80, of 1540 Griffith Ave., Owensboro, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at Hermitage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Owensboro. She was born in McLean County, was a member of Settle Memorial United Methodist Church and was a member of the United Methodist Women. She was a member of the former Cotillion Club and a member of the Junior League and the Hospital Guild.

Hattie B. Abshier

ROCKPORT, Ind. - Hattie B. Abshier, 95, of Rockport died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998, at Fairway Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Evansville. She was born in Grandview, Ind., and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Claude Abshier, in 1967.

James Garrett Ingram

BEECHMONT - James Garrett Ingram, 80, of Beechmont died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at his home. He was born in Frenchburg, was a retired miner and was a member of Beech Creek Baptist Church.

Leander G. Bruner

CLOVERPORT - Leander G. Bruner, 86, of Cloverport died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital in Hardinsburg. He was born in Hancock County, was a member of Cloverport United Methodist Church, where he was Sunday school superintendent for many years, and was a Kentucky Colonel.

Obituaries for 29 November 1998
Anna Marion Carrington

OCALA, Fla. - Anna Marion Carrington, 87, of Ocala died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala. She was born in Owensboro and graduated from the University of Kentucky and attended Stetson University. She was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority and was a retired member of the Kentucky Educators Association. She taught school most of her life in Mount Sterling as a high school music and chorale director and was a member of Downtown Baptist Church, where she was the pianist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Carrington, in 1975.

Edwin D. 'Bud' Erwin

Edwin D. "Bud" Erwin, 79, of 3709 Thruston Dermont Road, Owensboro, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in McLean County and retired from General Electric after 51 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the K.P. Sunday school class. He was a charter member and past president of Allied Industrial Workers AFL-CIO Local No. 783, was a former board member of Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital and was a former board member of the American Heart Association. He formerly served for the Unemployment Review Board for the state of Kentucky and was a former Boy Scout leader, where he was a recipient of the Silver Beaver award. He was a charter member of the Roosevelt House board, was a board member of the Owensboro Treatment Center and was a past volunteer for Toys for Tots.

Eugene H. 'Gene' Dill

Eugene H. "Gene" Dill, 50, of 3110 Ridgewood St., Owensboro, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Daviess County, was employed at Pameco Corp. as a manager for 25 years and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed hunting, bowling and fishing.

Helen Cline Lowrance

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Helen Cline Lowrance, 87, of Memphis died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at Baptist Hospital Central in Memphis from complications as a result of a stroke. She was a retired headmaster at Hutchison School, was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and a member of the Memphis Country Club.

Hilda M. Schwartz

TELL CITY, Ind. - Hilda M. Schwartz, 75, of Tell City died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. She was born in Mount Pleasant, Ind., was a former employee at General Electric in Tell City and the Perry County Highway Department. She was a 1941 graduate of Oil Township High School and enjoyed quilting and gardening.

Homer Flamion

BANDON, Ind. - Homer Flamion, 84, of Bandon, Ind., died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at his home. He was born in Ranger, Ind., and was a veteran of World War II, where he was an infantryman serving in England, France and Austria spent 242 days on the front lines. He was a farmer and also worked at the Branchville Job Corp. and for the state highway department. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2939, Disabled Veterans No. 85 and St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. He was a member of the Perry County Coon Club and was an avid coon hunter.

James Ball

James Ball, 61, of 10411 Redhill Maxwell Road, Utica, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, in Lewisport. He was born in McLean County, was employed as a caregiver and was of the Catholic faith.

Joyce deBruler Cook

FORDSVILLE - Joyce deBruler Cook of Jeffersontown, formerly of Fordsville, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Lake County, Ind., was employed as a senior administrative assistant at Res-Care Inc. in Louisville since 1981 and was a member of Fordsville Baptist Church.

Lucille McClellan Harper

CLEATON - Lucille McClellan Harper, 83, of Cleaton died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Maple Manor Nursing Home in Greenville. She was born in Muhlenberg County and was a member of Cleaton Baptist Church, where she served as Sunday school secretary for 47 years.

Margaret Mary Johnson Bacon

HICKMAN - Margaret Mary Johnson Bacon, 92, of Hickman died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at Haws Memorial Nursing Home in Fulton. She was born in Fulton County, was a homemaker and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was a former postal clerk in Hickman and served as Fulton County Republican chairperson for many years. She had served as Fulton County Election Commissioner since 1957, was in the Who's Who in American Politics and worked with the late Sen. John Sherman Cooper on many projects for Fulton County. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Shaw Bacon Sr.

Margaret Williams

ROCKPORT, Ind. - Margaret Williams, 67, of Rockport died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at Millers Health Systems in Rockport. She was born in Richland, Ind., and retired from Millers Health Systems as a nurse's aid after 18 years. She volunteered her time after retirement at Millers Health Systems and Lincoln Hills Development Corp., where she served on the board, and was a member of Richland Christian Church in Richland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Jr." Williams, in 1986.

Thelma Haffey Reid

LOUISVILLE - Thelma Haffey Reid, 86, of Louisville died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at the Hospice unit of Alliant Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Cloverport, was a retired credit clerk with the old Kaufman Straus Department Store and the old Stewart's Department Store in Louisville. She was a member of Crescent Hill United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and the Methodist Hospital Auxiliary.

William Larken Veteto

HORSE BRANCH - William Larken Veteto, 86, of Horse Branch died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at his niece's home in Olaton. He was born in Grayson County, was a retired farmer and was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church. He graduated from Horse Branch High School in 1934, where he was a star basketball player and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was an Army veteran of World War II, where he was a medic and attended four years of agriculture school after the war.

Obituaries for 28 November 1998
Clifton Austin

McHENRY - Clifton Austin, 64, of Dunmore, formerly of McHenry, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at his home. He was born in Ohio County, worked in maintenance and was a Navy veteran.

Dorlas Methany-Downey

GREENVILLE - Dorlas Methany-Downey, 81, of Atlanta, formerly of Greenville, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, in Atlanta. She organized Girls in Actions, Women's Mission Unions taught Sunday school and led training union groups at various churches with her first husband. She held the first vacation Bible school in the Black Baptist Church in Greenville in 1948. She was instrumental in organizing and founding Roland Memorial Baptist Church in Greenville with her first husband and also taught elementary school for several years. Her home was always welcome to missionaries and visiting preachers. She was preceded in death by her first husband, the Rev. J.B. Methany.

James Edward Miller

James Edward Miller, 81, of 2957 Allen St., Owensboro, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Daviess County, retired from Jagoe Building Supply, where he had worked in the paint department, and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Winsome Sunday school class, and was a member of the American Legion and the Travelers Protective Association. He was an avid gardener and donated vegetables to the H.L. Neblett Center and Tenth Street Soup Kitchen. He enjoyed painting and building things.

Joseph F. Day

NEWBURGH, Ind. - Joseph F. Day, 57, of Newburgh died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville. He was an Air Force veteran and attended St. Benedict Catholic Church in Evansville.

Michael Allen Embry

HARDINSBURG - Michael Allen Embry, 32, of Fairdale, formerly of Hawesville, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, in Breckinridge County from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was born in Tell City, Ind., and was a student at Boyce Seminary in Louisville. He was a graduate of Hancock County High School, was an Air Force veteran and was a member and youth minister at Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville.

Michael Anthony Fulkerson

Michael Anthony Fulkerson, 38, of 8707 Mulligan Road, Owensboro, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at his home. He was born in Calhoun, was a self-employed auto mechanic and was a member of the McLean County Fish and Game Organization. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Ora M. McKeown

BEAVER DAM - Ora M. McKeown, 72, of Beaver Dam died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. She was born in Perry County, Ky., was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

Rhoda J. Falls

TELL CITY, Ind. - Rhoda J. Falls, 84, of Tell City died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998, at her home. She was born in Tell City and was a matron at the Perry County Jail from 1959 to 1967. She had worked at General Electric Co. in Tell City for 10 years and had also worked at Charlie Glenn's Grocery. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tell City and the Donna Anderson Circle of the American Baptist Women.

Samuel Westerfield

HARTFORD - Samuel Westerfield, 87, of Hartford died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at his home. He was born in Dundee and retired from the Kentucky Department of Highways as a district engineer. He was a Kentucky Colonel and was a member of Hartford Baptist Church.

Vernon Edge Noffsinger

CENTRAL CITY - Vernon Edge Noffsinger, 83, of Central City died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Muhlenberg County, retired from Island Creek Mines and was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.


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