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Claudette Holland Fulkerson

Claudette Holland Fulkerson, 84, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at her home. She was born December 14, 1938 in Hancock County to the late Hugh Warden and Edna Gladys Ash Holland.

Claudette was a licensed practical nurse for many years having worked at Hermitage Nursing and the Wendell Foster Center, and retiring from River Valley Behavioral Health. She was a 1958 graduate from Lewisport Consolidated School and received her degree in nursing from the Owensboro Technical School.

She was an avid family geneologist, enjoyed dancing at the Senior Citizens Center, sewing, and raising her flowers and tomatoes.

Claudette was also preceded in death by her husband, Mark L. Fulkerson on January 27, 2001 and a brother, Loren Emmick.

Surviving are a daughter, Marla Yeckering and husband Steve of Owensboro; a son, Mike Fulkerson of Owensboro; two grandchildren, Megan Yeckering (Brad Payne) and Sean Yeckering of Owensboro; a great granddaughter, Alexis Payne; four brothers and sisters, Carolyn Ramsey of Sellersburg, Indiana, Bob Emmick of Pekin, Indiana, Larry Emmick of Lewisport, and Peggy Boehman of Ohio County.

The funeral service for Claudette will be 2 PM Monday, May 22, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with entombment following in Owensboro Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 2 PM until 6 PM Sunday and from Noon until 2 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital for Children, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-1942 or to Rally 4 Remi, c/o D.I.P.G. Awareness, 4764 Winkler Road, Philpot, KY 42366.

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