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Daniel P. Fleming 
24 April 1999
Daniel P. Fleming, 60, of 5906 Old State Road, Philpot, died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Dallas and was an Army veteran where he was with the 101st Airborne stationed at Fort Campbell. He retired from Alcoa after 26 years of service, was employed at Kimberly-Clark Corp. and enjoyed horseback riding and hunting.
Survivors include his companion, Ann Fleming; two sons, Daniel G. Fleming of Crestwood and Brad Humphrey of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; his mother, Nellie Fleming of Wichita, Kan.; five brothers, David Fleming, John Fleming, Paul Fleming, Phillip Fleming and Mark Fleming, all of Wichita; and three sisters, Patricia Bond, Dana Adkins and Nancy Koob, all of Wichita.
Services are at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be in Centertown Cemetery in Ohio County. Visitation is from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday and after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Heart Association; 920 Frederica St.; Owensboro, KY 42301. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Erdist Wayne Costello 
24 April 1999
MORGANTOWN - Erdist Wayne Costello, 64, of Morgantown died Friday, April 23, 1999, at Lakeview Health Care Center in Morgantown. He was born in Butler County and was a member of Woodbury Baptist Church and Modern Woodmen of America.
Survivors include his wife, Vida Mae Adkins Costello; a son, James E. Costello of Woodbury; two daughters, Vonda Kay Turner of Morgantown and Laura Clark of Owensboro; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, James N. Costello of Brownsburg, Ind.; and two sisters, Bessie Garner and Hazel Wilson, both of Brownsville.
Services are at 3 p.m. Sunday at Jones Funeral Chapel in Morgantown. Burial will be in Little Muddy Cemetery in Morgantown. Visitation is from 1 to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Helen Louise Mercer 
24 April 1999
CENTRAL CITY - Helen Louise Mercer, 84, of Central City died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. She was born in Muhlenberg County and retired as a schoolteacher.
Survivors include two sisters, Beatrice Wells of Greenville and Kathleen Shrewsbury of Central City; and several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 2 p.m. today at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery in Central City. Visitation is after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James E. Lawrence 
24 April 1999
TELL CITY, Ind. - James E. Lawrence, 73, of Jasper, Ind., died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Providence Home Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Tell City, Ind., and retired in 1985 from A&G Motors in Tell City.
Survivors include a brother, Leonard Lawrence of Tell City; three sisters, Sarah Price of Tampa, Fla., June Lawrence of Tell City and Mildred Little of Hartford; and several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 2 p.m. today at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home in Tell City. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Tell City. Visitation is after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to either Providence Home Health Care Center or to a charity of the donor's choice. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Lawrence R. 'Red' Darnell 
24 April 1999
SPOTTSVILLE - Lawrence R. "Red" Darnell, 78, of Spottsville died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Methodist Hospital. He was a member of First Assembly of God and Operating Engineers Local 181. He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Mae Darnell, in 1997.
Survivors include five sons, Ray Darnell, Darrell Darnell and J.D. Darnell, all of Spottsville, Orvis Darnell of Reed and Wilburn Darnell of Henderson; a daughter, Marion Darnell Alstadt of Henderson; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Aleen Eli of Empire and Dottie Yonts of Owensboro.
Services are at 3 p.m. today at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home in Henderson. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Henderson County. Visitation is after 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Anne Heflin Hafner 
23 April 1999
Anne Heflin Hafner, 68, of 2904 Dixianna Court, Owensboro, died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. She was born in Owensboro, was formerly employed by Drs. Dawson, Davis, McManus and Dodson and retired from George Mischel & Sons Monument Company. She was employed at Golden Partners and was a member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, John Felix Hafner, in 1996.
Survivors include five grandchildren; two brothers, John R. Heflin II and Thomas D. Heflin, both of Owensboro; four sisters, Bettye J. Heflin of Milford, Ohio, Patricia H. Nielsen and Lynda H. Neel, both of Owensboro, and Sue Nelle Enlow of Rockport, Ind.; and several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at James H. Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Owensboro. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Delbert F. Slaughter 
23 April 1999
ELKTON - Delbert Franklin "Gravey Legs" Slaughter, 68, of Elkton died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at his home. He was born in Todd County, retired as a coal miner from Air Gem Coal Company and was formerly employed at Pipe Line Division where he laid oil, gas and water lines.
Survivors include his wife, Deetra Slaughter; two sons, Freddie Slaughter of Greenville and Ronnie Slaughter of Anthony, Fla.; three daughters, Gayla Smith of Easley, S.C., Beth Hewglay of Greenville and Michelle Gracey of Calhoun; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; an uncle; and two aunts.
Services are at 1 p.m. today at Gary's Funeral Home Inc. in Greenville. Burial will be in Lone Star Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation is after 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Dora H. 'Jo' Moseley 
23 April 1999
Dora H. "Jo" Moseley, 65, of 1549 East 26th St., Owensboro, died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at her home. She was born in McLean County, was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Moseley, in 1995; and a daughter, Janice M. Moseley, in 1966.
Survivors include four sons, Billy Hatfield of Owensboro, Jim Hatfield of Bloomington, Ill., and Gary R. Moseley and Bobby Moseley, both of Owensboro; two daughters, Martha Embry and Diane Hatfield, both of Owensboro; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Haley-McGinnis Chapel. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to either the First Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 4314 West Fifth Street Road, Owensboro, KY 42301; or Hospice Association Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1403, Owensboro, KY 42302-9925. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Elizabeth Marshall Wilson 
23 April 1999
Elizabeth Marshall Wilson, 91, formerly of Owensboro and Gulfport, Miss., died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at the home of a daughter in Fairfax, Va. She was born in Frankfort. She was a graduate of Hamilton College, Lexington, has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Brescia College and master's of arts degree in speech and audiology from Bill Wilkerson Speech and Hearing Institute, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville. She was a certified audiologist and was the speech and hearing clinician for the Harrison County (Miss.) School district for 30 years. She had been a member of First Presbyterian Church in Owensboro, Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gulfport, the American Speech and Hearing Association, and the Gulf Coast Scottish Society. She was preceded in death by her husband, C. Russell Wilson, in 1990.
Survivors include three daughters, Ann Whittinghill of Owensboro; Jane Campbell of Fairfax; Virginia Scully of Gulfport; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Thomas Milton Marshall of Louisville.
There will be a memorial service at a later date. Graveside services are today in Arlington, Va.

Hartford Goodman 
23 April 1999
Hartford Goodman, 75, of 1604 West Fourth Street, Owensboro, died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Camp Taylor, was a member of Calvary Holiness Church of Owensboro and retired from American Tobacco Company.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Allene Goodman; a son, Clarence Goodman of Owensboro; a daughter, Darlene Winfield of Lexington; five grandchildren; two brothers, Johnny Goodman of Milton, Fla., and David Goodman of Murray; and two sisters, Shirley Palmer of Pennsylvania and Etta Johnson of Clarkson.
Services are at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro. Burial will be at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

James Mark Covetts 
23 April 1999
LEWISPORT - James Mark Covetts, 39, of Lewisport died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Owensboro, graduated from Hancock County High School in 1977 and was employed at Willamette Industries Inc.-Kentucky Mills. He was a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and was a Boy Scouts leader and head coach of the Royals T-ball team.
Survivors include his wife, Beth Covetts; a son, James Tyler Covetts at home; a daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Covetts at home; a stepson, Charlie McCaslin at home; his parents, James "Abbie" and Iris Fay Covetts of Lewisport; a brother, Brad Covetts of Lewisport; a sister, Debbie Morris of Lewisport; and four nephews.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lewisport Baptist Church. Burial will be in Lewisport Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Taylor-Raymond-Spear Funeral Home in Lewisport. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to either the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Building Fund or the American Cancer Society. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Leonard A. Geary Sr. 
23 April 1999
HORSE BRANCH - Leonard Alton Geary Sr., 60, of Horse Branch died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at his home. He was born in Ohio County, was a member of Leach Chapel General Baptist Church in Ohio County and retired as a lift driver from Dunaway Timber Co.
Survivors include his wife, Judlida Bratcher Geary; a son, Leonard Alton Geary Jr. of Horse Branch; three daughters, Rita G. Deweese of Morgantown, Frances M. Bratcher of Lynchburg, Va., and Tammy R. Murphy of Horse Branch; seven grandchildren; six brothers, Maneard Geary, Donald Geary, Willard Geary, Glen Geary and Charlie Geary, all of Horse Branch, and Thomas Geary of Owensboro; three sisters, Lillie Phelps of Beaver Dam, Pattie Willis of Paducah and Debbie Rieley of Indiana; a half brother, Cecil Geary of Horse Branch; and a half sister, Geneva Polly of Wisconsin.
Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Burial will be in Horse Branch Cemetery. Visitation is from noon to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Vincent H. Harpenau 
23 April 1999
TELL CITY, Ind. - Vincent H. Harpenau, 82, of Tell City, Ind., died Thursday, April 22, 1999,at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand, Ind. He was born in Perry County, Ind., was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was an Army veteran. He retired from General Electric Co. in Tell City in 1980 after 35 years of service and enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Pearl Dauby Harpenau; a son, Norman C. Harpenau of Tell City; two daughters, JoAnn Shearn and Mary Emma Milburn, both of Tell City; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three brothers, Charles Harpenau, Adrian Harpenau and Irvin Harpenau, all of Farmer City, Ill.; and three sisters, Viola Deom of Tell City and Rita Harpenau and Delores Harpenau, both of Farmer City.
Services are at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Tell City where the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2939 will conduct military rites. Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel. A prayer service will be at 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to either Visiting Nurses Association or St. Paul Catholic Church. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Violet Tucker 
23 April 1999
Violet Tucker, 75, of Morganfield died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at her home. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Uniontown.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, the Rev. Robert Tucker; a son, Raymond Tucker of Mount Vernon, Ind.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Jewell Taylor of Utica; and several nephews and nieces.
Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home in Henderson. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Livermore. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

William 'Dub' Smith 
23 April 1999
HAWESVILLE - William P. "Dub" Smith, 72, of Hawesville died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, Ind. He was born in Hancock County, was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline; two sons, Jeff Smith and Pascal Smith, both of Hawesville; two daughters, Gwynda Litherland of Tell City, and Rebecca Payton of Hawesville; four sisters, Daisy Carroll, Lillian Mayfield and Ella Bruner, all of Owensboro, and Lena Bell of Whitesville; seven grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.
Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville were in charge of arrangements.

James Taylor Hughes
LOUISVILLE James Taylor Hughes of Louisville died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Vencor Hospital in Louisville. He was born in Danville and was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

Jessie Lorelle McPherson
BOWLING GREEN - Jessie Lorelle McPherson, 93, of Bowling Green died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. She was born in Logan County, was a homemaker and was a member of West End Church of Christ in Bowling Green. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claud McPherson.

Mildred Kitchens
Mildred Kitchens, 76, of Leisure Years Nursing Home, Owensboro, died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at Leisure Years Nursing Home. She was born in Henderson County, retired as a beautician from the former Alma's Beauty Shop in Henderson and was a member of R.S.V.P. of Golden Years Club in Maceo. She was also a member of SS. Joseph & Paul Catholic Church in Owensboro, where she was a member of the Legion of Mary. Her husband, Frank Kitchens, died in 1973.

Noel Dean Lindley
HARTFORD - Noel Dean Lindley, 83, of Hartford died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Riverside Manor Nursing Home in Calhoun. He was born in Ohio County and was a farmer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and visiting with his friends.

Alice Ann Stivers
Alice Ann Stivers, 78, formerly of Owensboro, died Monday, April 19, 1999, in Lewistown, Mont. She was born in Perry County, Ind., was an accomplished artist and was active with the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art. She was a longtime member of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Owensboro, where she was a deaconess for many years and was a choir member. Her husband, J.T. Stivers Jr., died May 10, 1987.

Ben F. Leonard
Ben F. Leonard, 82, of 2101 Westview Drive, Owensboro, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Daviess County, retired from W.R. Grace Chemical Co. and was formerly employed by Owensboro Sewer Pipe Co. He was a 73-year member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church in Owensboro, where he was a deacon for 37 years and was a former Sunday school teacher. He was also a member of Grand Lodge of Kentucky F&AM 130, International Local Boilermakers 726 and Tri-State Bantam Club. He was a member of Four Leaf Clover C.B. Club; his citizens band handle was "Kentucky Partridge"; and was a former member of the All American City Boat & Ski Club.

Chasity Dawn Kitchens
Chasity Dawn Kitchens, 22, of 349 Booth Ave., Owensboro, died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Union County Methodist Hospital in Morganfield. She was born in Daviess County and enjoyed clothes, joking with people and spending time with her family and friends.

Claude Thomas Vincent
CENTRAL CITY - Claude Thomas Vincent, 53, of Central City died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at his home. He was born in Muhlenberg County, was a former surveyor at Island Creek Coal Co. and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Bremen.

Donald Lee Burrell
FORDSVILLE - Donald Lee Burrell, 69, of Fordsville died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Ohio County Hospital in Hartford. He was born in Meade County, served in the Army during the Korean War and was a retired display worker.

Gerald Wayne Edwards Sr.
CENTRAL CITY - Gerald Wayne Edwards Sr., 46, of Auburndale, Fla., formerly of Central City, died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at his home. He was born in Louisville, served in the Air Force and was a self-employed printer.

James 'Clarence' Satterfield 
21 April 1999
TELL CITY, Ind. - James "Clarence" Satterfield, 92, of Salem, Ind., formerly of Tell City, died Monday, April 19, 1999, at his home. He was born in Crawford County, Ind., retired from Henry Vogt Machine Co. in Louisville and was a member of Kansas Church of Christ near Salem. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Lawalin Satterfield, in 1989; and a daughter, Edith L. Satterfield.
Survivors include three sons, Donald Ray Satterfield of Jacksonville, Fla., Dallas Satterfield of Salem and James R. Satterfield of New Albany, Ind.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Gertie Berger of West Palm Beach, Fla.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel. Burial will be in Lilly Dale Cemetery in Gatchel, Ind. Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem and from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday at Huber Funeral Home.

Jimmie Wayne Hodgin 
21 April 1999
Jimmie Wayne Hodgin, 60, of St. Joseph died Monday, April 19, 1999, at his home. He was born in Daviess County and graduated from Daviess County High School in 1957. He was an Army veteran and was employed by York International plant in Madisonville. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Elba and enjoyed gardening and working outdoors. His wife, Etta Mae Hodgin, died May 27, 1992.
Survivors include his companion, Hazel Waters; two stepsons, Keith Long of Island and Scott Long of Owensboro; a stepdaughter, Denise Aubrey of Owensboro; several stepgrandchildren; one niece; four great-nephews; one great-niece; and one aunt.
Services are at 1 p.m. Thursday at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Elba. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to either Hospice Association Inc. or the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Muster Funeral Homes, P.O. Box 160, Calhoun, KY 42327. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Koy Earl McDuffie
Koy Earl McDuffie, 57, of 2521 E. Harmons Ferry Road, Utica, died Monday, April 19, 1999, at Owensboro Mercy Health System. He was born in Greenwood, Miss., and was a truck driver. He was a Baptist and enjoyed fishing.

Sarah Ellen Taylor
Sarah Ellen Taylor, 88, of Bon Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Owensboro, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Bon Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Daviess County, retired as a registrar from the Daviess County Health Department and was a member of First Baptist Church in Owensboro.

Tammy Renea McKinney 
21 April 1999
Tammy Renea McKinney, 30, of 7999 Kentucky 144, Philpot, died Monday, April 19, 1999, at her home. She was born in Daviess County and was of the Pentecostal denomination.
Survivors include her companion, John Spalding; a daughter, Courtney Jones at home; her father and stepmother, Daniel and Geraldine Jones of Owensboro; her mother, Janet Thomas of Owensboro; a brother, Daniel Jones Jr. of Owensboro; a sister, Tina Jones of Owensboro; two half sisters, Sara Jones and Melissa Smith, both of Owensboro; three stepbrothers, Scott Cline, Wayne Cline and Brian Cline, all of Owensboro; and a stepsister, Shannon Murphy of Owensboro.
Services are at 3 p.m. today at James H. Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Owensboro. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sorgho. Visitation is after 10 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Anna Belle Rouse Elliott
LOUISVILLE - Anna Belle Rouse Elliott, 80, of Louisville died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at University Hospital in Louisville after a lengthy illness. She was born in Owensboro, retired as a nurse after 54 years and was a member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville. Her husband, Alzo Elliott Sr., died in 1982.

Billy Charles Tomblinson
SLAUGHTERS - Billy Charles Tomblinson, 75, of Ashbyburg died Monday, April 19, 1999, at his home after a brief illness. He was born in Ashbyburg, was an Army veteran and received the Purple Heart. He retired from General Electric Aircraft Engine Group in Madisonville, was a retired farmer and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was a member of New Salem United Methodist Church, Bailey-Onton Masonic Lodge and American Legion Post 6 of Madisonville. His wife, Mary Estelle Brown Tomblinson, died in 1992.

Bobby James Horn
CROFTON - Bobby James Horn, 57, of Crofton died Thursday, April 15, 1999, at his home. He was born in Tennessee, served in the Air Force and was a self-employed carpenter. A son Tim Neeble died May 15, 1996.

Carlos Ray Goff
CENTRAL CITY - Carlos Ray Goff, 62, of Central City died Monday, April 19, 1999, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Muhlenberg County, retired from Peabody Coal Co. and was an emergency medical technician. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Central City, United Mine Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was a member and former master of Central City Masonic Lodge 673. He was also a member of Rizpah Temple, Shriners and Scottish Rite, all in Madisonville.


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