Miscellaneous Henderson County, KY Obituaries

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L. Edward Kincade

L. Edward Kincade, 79, Henderson, died at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at his home.

He was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, where he was first president of the Men's Club, was a Eucharistic Minister for 20 years and was past president of the school PTA.

He was also a former member of Knights of Colombus and a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Kathryn; four daughters, Jackie Armstrong of Louisville, Diane Hargis of Russellville, Linda Konkler of Scottsburg, Ind., and Theresa Glenn of Paducah; three sons, L. Edward Kincade Jr. of Raleigh, N.C., Charles Kincade of Evansville and Joseph Kincade of Chillicothe, Ohio; two sisters, Vera Nussmeyer of Sydney, Ill., and Mary Ellen Waymire of Attica, Ind.; five brothers, Clifford Kincade and Harlan Kincade, both of Indianapolis, Robert Kincade and William Kincade, both of Williamsport, Ind., and Marion Kincade of Boswell, Ind.; 21 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at noon Friday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. J. Edward Bradley will officiate. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and until 11:30 a.m. Friday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at 6 p.m Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church Building Fund or to St. Anthony's Hospice.

Jesse Lee Owens
Jesse Lee Owens, 97, Henderson, died at 9:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of New Hope Pentecostal Church.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorene Owens, who died in 1978, and a son, Melvin Owens, who died in 1963.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Fay Owens; three daughters, Lucille Spainhoward, Helen Limp and Virginia Chandler, all of Henderson; four sons, Bethel Owens and Jesse J. Owens, both of Henderson, Bernard Owens of Evansville and Clifton Owens of Boron, Calif.; 32 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; 34 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Rev. Tony Payne will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today, from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and after 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to New Hope Pentecostal Church Building Fund.

Chester A. Berry
Chester A. Berry, 80, Henderson, died at 11:03 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of East End Tabernacle and was a retired painter and wallpaper hanger. He also participated in several musical group ministries.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy E.; one daughter, Barbara Ann Griffin of Henderson; two sisters, Frances Smith of Georgetown, Ky., and Vernie Coney of Woodridge, Ill.; one brother, James E. Berry of Robards; two grandchildren; one great-granchild; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Revs. Eddie Berry and Loren C. Ricketts will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Elzie "Banty" Belt
PROVIDENCE -- Elzie "Banty" Belt, 76, died at 1:25 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at his home here.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Mae Burton Belt; six daughters, Wanda Menser and Betty Belt, both of Dawson Springs, Ky., Mary Blanchard of Clay, Debbie Hopkins of Providence, Reba Bivins of Marion, Ky., and Brenda Fox of Hopkinsville; six sons, Johnny Belt and Roger Belt, both of Providence, Elzie Belt Jr. of Lowell, Ind., Bobby Joe Belt of Fredonia, N.Y., Sammy Belt of Dawson Springs and Ralph Belt of LaGrange, Ky.; three sisters, Dorothy Pryor and Lois Ann Littlepage, both of Providence, and Polly Page Lee of Lexington, N.C.; four brothers, Bobby Belt and Charlie Belt, both of Sturgis, and Eddie Belt and Allen Belt, both of Providence; 33 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Melton Funeral Home in Providence. The Rev. Tommy Townsend will officiate. Burial will be in Dorris Cemetery in Providence.

Friends may call after 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Malcolm Gibson
PROVIDENCE -- Malcolm Gibson, 89, Providence, died at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.

He was a member of Slover Baptist Church. A well-known livestock dealer and auctioneer with the Gibson Brothers Livestock Company in Providence, he conducted livestock and other auctions in Kentucky and surrounding states for many years.

Also well-known in the quarter-horse industry, Gibson trained and showed quarter horses and enjoyed trail riding.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Claudia, who died in 1994.

Survivors include one daughter, Anne Conrad of Providence; one son, Mack Gibson of Providence; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Providence. The Revs. Billy Carter and William Bruce will officiate. Burial will be in Big Hill Cemetery in Providence.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at Melton Funeral Home in Providence, and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.

There will be no visitation.

Louise Frazier Williams
SEBREE -- Louise Frazier Williams, 86, Sebree, died at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at Colonial Terrace nursing home here.

She was a retired nursing assistant.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Malcolm Williams, who died in 1978, and a son, Sonnie Williams, who died in 1936.

Survivors include two daughters, Lanna Roberts of Sebree and Sherry Schooley of Henderson; four sons, Robert Williams and Ronnie Williams, both of Sebree, Gary Eugene Williams of St. Louis and Dennis Lee Williams of Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, Daryl Frazier of Dixon and Bobby Frazier of Henderson; 11 grandchildren; and nine grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Springdale Cemetery in Sebree.

The Rev. Thorton Stanley will officiate.

There will be no visitation.

Tompkins Funeral Homes, Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree is in charge of arrangements.

Byrd Oglesby Deering
SEBREE -- Byrd Oglesby Deering, 91, Sebree, formerly of Poole, died at 9:30 a.m. at Colonial Terrace nursing home here.

She was a member of Shady Grove General Baptist Church in Poole. She was also a member of Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth C. Kemp Deering, who died in 1983.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Tompkins Funeral Homes, Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree. The Rev. Bob Hardison will officiate.

Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery in Sebree.

Friends may call from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Bessie E. Phillips
PEORIA, Ariz. -- Bessie E. Phillips, 89, formerly of Henderson, died at 11:47 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at her home here.

She was a member of Eastview Baptist Church in Henderson.

Survivors include one daughter, Judith Gale Wassom of Melbourne, Fla.; one son, Ronny G. Phillips of Phoenix; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services are pending at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home.

Terry Beth "Kizzy" Loney

Terry Beth "Kizzy" Loney, 42, Henderson, died at 4:09 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at her home here.

She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.

Survivors include one son, William David Murchison of Henderson; her parents, Rex and Linda Loney of Henderson; her grandmother, Lena Loney of Henderson; two sisters, Rexanne Loney Frazier of Kevil, Ky., and Candy Sue Loney of Louisville; five brothers, Rocky Joe Loney of Greenville, Ill., Edward Wayne Loney and James Chester Loney, both of Louisville, Christopher Brian Loney of Kevil, Ky., and Phillip Loney of Versailles, Ky.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. Andy Ausenbaugh will officiate. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and until 9:30 a.m. Friday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at 7 tonight.

William E. McCally
William E. McCally, 77, Henderson, died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Veterans Affair Medical Center in Louisville.

He was a United States Air Force veteran, having participated in the Berlin Airlift of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He received a Distinguished Flying Cross, a Purple Heart and six Oak Leaf Clusters. He was a POW for two years in Stalag 17. His exploits in three wars were the subject of a feature story in The Gleaner in 1997.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Patsy; one daughter, Kimberly McCally of Tucson, Ariz.; one stepson, Stephen Brown of New York; one brother, Tom McCally of Toledo, Ohio; and one grandson.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

There will be no visitation.

Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Etta M. Woolfolk Johnson
Etta M. Woolfolk Johnson, 64, Henderson, died at 1:22 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

She was a member of Corydon Church of God in Christ. She was a homemaker and a graduate of Douglas High School in Henderson.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Roy; one son, Bruce Johnson of Manhattan, NY; one sister Ida Woolfolk Thomas of Henderson; five brothers, Elder Prince W. Woolfolk of Henderson, James A. Woolfolk of Louisville, Early Otis Woolfolk of Chicago, David Woolfolk of Decatur, Ga., and Bobby A. Woolfolk of Irvin, Texas; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sheepshed Christian Fellowship Center in Corydon. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Mason Brothers Audubon Chapel in Henderson and after 1 p.m. Sunday at the Sheepshed Christian Fellowship Center.

Nola Rankin Fambrough
Nola Rankin Fambrough, 64, Henderson, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at Methodist Hospital.

A member of Watson Lane Baptist Church, she was a home health aide for St. Anthony's Hospice and was a private sitter for many years. She was an avid quilter.

She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur, who died in 1992.

Survivors include two daughters, Janet E. Walker of Cairo and Lisa Diane Goodrum of Tulsa, Okla.; two sons, Arthur Gordon "Gordy" Fambrough Jr., and Albert D. Fambrough, both of Henderson; her father and stepmother, James D. and Rosa B. Duncan, of Henderson; five sisters, Sondra L. Powell of Henderson, Wilma Sue Mobley of Evansville, Peggy Ann Brimm of Boonville, Ind., Jenon Cummings of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Mary Lou Nelson of Texas; two brothers, James L. "Larry" Duncan of Dixon, Ky., and Jerry Duncan of Jackson, Tenn.; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. Coleman West will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Ann Louise Arnold
EVANSVILLE -- Ann Louise Arnold, 47, Evansville, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, due to cancer.

She was a native of Tupelo, Miss., and was a graduate of Shannon High School and Mississippi State University. She taught elementary school for over 25 years.

After moving to Evansville, she worked at the Carver Day Care Center, serving as the head teacher and supervisor. From 1984 to 1991, she taught at Culver Elementary School. She was a member of the Evansville Teachers Association, Indiana State Teachers Association, the National Education Association, the ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA sorority. She had won numerous awards, including Educator of the Year for 1996, which was given to her by the Black Women's Task Force, and the Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, given to her by the University of Evansville. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, having served as a Sunday School teacher, and she taught vacation Bible school, the Sunshine Band and Children's Church. She assisted with the children's choir and directed children's plays.

Survivors include her husband, Lewis; two daughters, Andreka Crawley and Ashley Crawley, both of Evansville; one son, Courtney Crawley of Evansville; four sisters, Delores Lynk of Morganfield, Ky., Odessia Riley of St. Louis, Clytee Kirk and Dorothy Collier, both of Verona, Miss.; five brothers, Howard Shackelford and James Shackelford, both of Clinton Township, Mich., Joe Shackelford of Detroit, Mich., John Shackelford of Roseville, Mich., and Donald Shackelford of Mt. Clemons, Mich.; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at noon Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church in Evansville. The Revs. W.R. Brown Sr. and W.R. Brown Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery in Evansville.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at Mason Brothers Funeral Home in Evansville. A wake service will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at New Hope Baptist Church.

Elma Garrett
STURGIS -- Elma Garrett, 90, Sturgis, died at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at the Friendship Nursing Home in Marion, Ill.

She was a member of the Grangertown Baptist Church in Grangertown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John; and two sons, William Otis Garrett and Claby Garrett.

Survivors include three sons, Maurice Garrett, Jimmy Garrett and Peanuts Garrett, all of Sturgis; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis. The Bro. Don Collins and Bro. John Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Rock Springs Cemetery in Wheatcroft, Ky.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Hayden "Woody" Woodring
EVANSVILLE -- Hayden "Woody" Woodring, 74, Evansville, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

He retired in 1983 from Arkla Industries where he had worked as a supervisor. He was formerly employed with Servel. He was an active member of Grace Baptist Church and the Evergreen Senior Group, where he was the bus driver for the Evergreen Group. He was a disabled veteran having served in the Army Airforce in World War II, stationed in the South Pacific. He received a Purple Heart and Three Oak Leave Clusters. He was a member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and a life time member of VFW post No. 1114. He enjoyed golfing and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Bernice; one daughter, Ramona Woodring Fields of Evansville; two sons, Anthony "Tony" Woodring of St. Louis and Terry Woodring of Evansville; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Browning Funeral Home. The Rev. Tom Savage will officiate.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund.

George W. Everly

George W. Everly, 75, Niagara, died at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.

A member of Niagara Baptist Church, he was a retired welder at Banner Truck and Trailer and a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Nadine; one daughter, Lena Clement of Henderson; one son, David Everly of Georgetown, Ky.; one brother, Darrell Everly of Central City, Ky.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild; three stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home. The Rev. Ted Everly will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Helen Jane Parker Hurt
Helen Jane Parker Hurt, 51, Henderson, died at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at her home.

She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband, Tom; two daughters, Jennifer Parker and Jamie Parker, both of Henderson; one sister, Mary Anne Williams of Henderson; six brothers, J.D. Vowels, Robert Vowels, Billy Joe Vowels and Birdie Vowels, all of Henderson, Marty Vowels of North Chelmsford, Mass., and David Vowels of Owensboro; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. Andy Ausenbaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, where a prayer service will be held at 6:30 tonight.

Benton-Glunt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, c/o Connie Grossman, Civitas Bank, 2600 Zion Rd., Henderson, Ky., 42420 or St. Anthony's Hospice.

James D. "J.D." Girten
MORGANFIELD -- James D. "J.D." Girten, 80, died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at his home here.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Morganfield and a school bus driver for 37 years.

Survivors include his wife, Elanor; two daughters, Carolyn Ann Phillips and Pamela Faye Hensen, both of St. Louis; one son, Larry Girten of Henderson; three sisters, Evelyn Buckman and Pauline Moore, both of Morganfield, and Lucille Walker of Henderson; several grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church. The Rev. Patrick M. Bittel will officiate. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery in Morganfield.

Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Ann Catholic Church or St. Anthony's Hospice.

Greg Stevenson
BROWNSVILLE, Ky. -- Greg Stevenson, 43, Henderson, died at 5:12 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

A member of Brownsville General Baptist Church, he was a musician and a member of the Kentucky Band Association.

Survivors include one daughter, Sahale Malee Stevenson of Big Clifty, Ky.; his parents, Clayton and Avis Vincent Stevenson of Bee Spring, Ky.; one sister, Geovonda Traughber of Bowling Green; and one brother, Phillip Stevenson of Bowling Green.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gravil Funeral Home in Brownsville. Burial will be in Bee Spring Cemetery.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 721 West Main St., Louisville, Ky., 40202.

Mary L. Cleveland
CHESTERTON, Ind. -- Mary L. Cleveland, 83, Chesterton, formerly of Henderson, died at 6:55 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, at The Waters of Duneland Health Care Center here.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, who died Jan. 13, 1977.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda Coslet of Porter, Ind.; two sons, Larry Cleveland of Chesterton and Kenneth Cleveland of Colombus, Ind.; one sister, Catherine Benson of Robards; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home in Chesterton. The Rev. Eric Ramos will officiate. Burial will be in McCool Cemetery in Portage, Ind.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Activity Department at The Waters of Duneland Health Care Center, 110 Beverly Dr., Chesterton, Ind. 46304.


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