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Area Obituaries

Kenneth E. “Ken” Pletcher

Kenneth E. “Ken” Pletcher, 57, of Hawesville, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born in Tiffon, OH on December 27, 1964 to Robert and Beverly Baugham Pletcher. Ken was a member of Central Baptist Church and worked as an electrician.  He had previously worked at Jasper Engines,…

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Jessie Mae Stillwell

Jessie Mae Stillwell, 93, of Henderson, formerly of Hancock County, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Henderson Nursing & Rehab.  She was born in Breckinridge County on April 10, 1929 to the late Lee Allen and Mary Applegate Laslie. Jessie was of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker.  She enjoyed planting flowers,…

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Jean Shutt

  Jean Shutt, 87, of Lewisport, quietly slipped away to her heavenly home on September 26, 2022. She was eager to be reunited with many loved ones who awaited her. Jean was born in Daviess County, KY on August 16th, 1935. She was the only daughter of the late Herbert and Lena Shouse. Mrs. Shutt…

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Mary Yvonne Oliver

Mary Yvonne Oliver, 82 of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in the Waitman Station community in Hancock County, Ky on April 8, 1940 to the late Harold and Hazel Greathouse Gillim. Mary was a Homemaker, an avid reader and very dedicated to her family. …

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James (Jim, Jimmy) Hawkins

James (Jim, Jimmy) Hawkins passed away on Sept 13 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport KY with family at his side. Jim was born on January 9th, 1941 in Cloverport, KY to the late Layman L. Hawkins and Mary Daisy Hawkins. He graduated from Lewisport High School in 1959. Jim was an active member at the…

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Cinthia A. “Cindy” Edge

Cinthia A. “Cindy” Edge, 56, of Lewisport, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Lawton, OK on December 29, 1965 to Richard Vertrees and Teresa Lanham. Cindy worked in the restaurant business for many years.  She enjoyed her pets and adored her daughter and grandchildren. Cindy…

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John V. Cassady

John V. Cassady, 71, of Hawesville, KY, passed away at his home Friday, September 9, 2022.  He was born in Louisville, KY on August 19, 1951 to the late Dean E. and Freda Mathers Cassady.  John retired from Raytheon Missile Systems in 2016 and he and his wife Carolyn moved to Hancock County to enjoy…

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Dorothy Merle Pryor 

Dorothy Merle Pryor  88, of Lewisport, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 9, 2022 at the Heartford House in Owensboro.  Dorothy Merle Wilson was born November 8, 1933 in Calhoun, Kentucky to the late Barney and Myrtie D. King Wilson and was married to Eugene Franklin Pryor October 27, 1956.  Dorothy Merle was…

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David William “Dave” Taylor

  David William “Dave” Taylor passed into eternity on September 5, 2022, at home after a long battle with cancer.  However, don’t dwell on the word cancer, because as you’ll read, this is not who Dave was.  It was simply a part of his journey.  Born December 8, 1975, to William David and Kathy Taylor,…

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Allen Dale Harris

Allen Dale Harris, age 65 of Garfield, KY passed away September 3, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Hardinsburg, KY on April 23, 1957, son of the late George Allen Harris and Maxie Wilson Harris. He was a union laborer and enjoyed watching demolition derby’s and stockcar racing, riding 4 wheelers,…

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