Area Obituaries

Rev. James O. “Jim” Jackson

Rev. James O. “Jim” Jackson, 84, passed away November 5, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family. Jim was born in Pellville, Kentucky on December 19, 1935 to the late Lee and Stella (McDaniel) Jackson.  He is preceded in death by his son, Tim Jackson and siblings, Betty Jackson in infancy, Lee Edward Jackson and…

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Joe M Adkins

Joe M Adkins, 91, of Lewisport died Friday November 6, 2020 at his home.  Joe was born on August 29, 1929 in Lewisport to the late Joe R and Ettie Husk Adkins. He was a member of Union Baptist Church and retired from American Olean Tile. In addition to his parents he was preceded in…

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Joseph Leo Basham

Joseph Leo Basham, 87, of Lewisport, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born in Louisville, Ky on December 26, 1932 to the late Richard and Georgia Stephens Basham.  Leo was an electrician and retired from Commonwealth Aluminum in 1991.  He graduated from St. Mary’s High…

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Phyllis Daniel

Phyllis Daniel, age 84, passed away November 9, 2020. Born to the late Coleman and Virginia Newton, Phyllis is also preceded by her loving husband of 60 years, Franklin; and her siblings Dalton, Lilly, and Brenda. Here to carry on her memory are her siblings, Bobby Newton (Joetta) and Arlene Skaggs (Leroy); her niece Lori…

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Stephan Michael Walton

Stephan Michael Walton, 78, passed away the morning of Monday, November 2nd, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Steve, son of Harvey and Margaret Walton, was born January 20, 1942 in Evansville, Indiana. He attended Saint Benedict’s Elementary School and graduated from Reitz Memorial High School. Steve held degrees from the University of Evansville (Evansville College), Saint…

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Elizabeth J. “Betty” Lasher

Elizabeth J. “Betty”  Lasher, 80, of Leopold, IN passed away Sunday November 1, 2020. She was born on August 24,1940 in Perry County, IN to the late Emery and Dolly (Durbin) Terry. Betty married Sheldon Lasher on September 16, 1961 who survives her. She was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church and enjoyed playing…

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David Wayne Shively

David Wayne Shively, 63, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born March 2, 1957 in Owensboro to the late William David Shively Jr. and Wilma Sue Arnold Shively.  He retired from American Olean Tile after 40 plus years and worked as a forklift operator at…

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Lori Brooke Shelton DeJarnette

Lori Brooke Shelton DeJarnette, 62, passed away on October 28, 2020 at Ascension St Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Surrounded by her immediate family, Lori was set free from her 20-year long fearless battle with kidney disease after a life full of love, laughter, and farm chores. Lori was born May 11, 1958 to George…

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Virginia Grant Spencer

Virginia Grant Spencer, 82, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 in Azle, Texas. Graveside Service: 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard, Texas. Virginia was born May 14, 1938 in Lewisport, Kentucky to Newton Grant and Julia Haycraft Grant.  Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, James…

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Beverly A. Brown

  Beverly A. Brown, 77, of Hawesville, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  She was born in Hawesville on October 11, 1943 to the late Kenneth and Anna Vaughn McCaslin Kincaid.  Beverly was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and a homemaker.  She…

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