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IN MEMORY OF
Jane R. Askin

Jane R. Askin, 82, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Armorel, AR on May 10, 1932 to the late William Edgar and Mary Hardesty Odom.  Jane was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and was a retired cafeteria worker at Hancock County High School.  She enjoyed spending time with family, traveling and exercising with friends at the Health Park.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Askin and a son Thomas Askin.

Survivors include two daughters, Angelia (Steve) Stokes of Dothan, AL and, Linda (Gary ) Hall of Owensboro ; three sons, Tony (Mary) Askin of Philpot, Paul (Teri) Askin of Hawesville and Robert (Holly) Askin of Owensboro; 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; two sisters, Faye (Jim) Banks of  Galax, VA and Louise (Danny) Valdez of Blytheville, AR along with several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday March 2, 2015 at St. Williams Catholic Church in Knottsville with burial in St. Mary’s of the Woods Catholic Church Cemetery in McQuady, KY.  Jane’s family will be greeting friends on Sunday from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. with prayers being said at 6 p.m. Sunday evening and on Monday from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Bessie Mary (Meme) Chapman

Bessie Mary (Meme) Chapman, age 95, left for her heavenly home Sunday, February 8, 2015.  She was born February 16, 1919 in Savannah, OK., to Joseph G. and Noy Fergerson.

She moved at a young age to Gentry, AR., where she graduated from high school.  She later moved to Texas where she met George F. Chapman.  They were married on January 16, 1946 and lived the majority of their lives in Rockwall, TX.  She was always active in her children’s lives.  She was a member of the Eastern Star for over 50 years, where she served as Worthy Matron.  She also helped with the Rainbow Girls.  She and her family were active members of First Baptist Church in Rockwall.  She retired from Parr Gas where she had worked in the office.  The last 15 years of her life were lived with her daughter, Ann and son-in-law, Roger Jarboe in Hawesville, KY.

Meme was a great cook, liked to sew and read, but most of all loved her family.  She was a Godly woman and an example to her family and friends.  In addition to her parents, her husband, George, and her sisters, Ruby Roberts and Loretta Price preceded her in death.

Surviving are her children:  Leatha Ann Jarboe and husband Roger of Hawesville, KY., Frederick Wayne Chapman and wife Sandra of Rockwall, TX.  Five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren:  Kimberly Latham and daughter Chloe.  Jennifer Wood, husband Jeff and children, Chandler, Crew, and London.  Lori Frost, husband Justin and daughters Parker and Paige.  Tara Swindall, husband J.D. and children David, Reagan and Rylie Reese. Roger Jarboe II, wife Anja and sons Rogie and Riley Thomas:  sisters Dorothy Rush and Ruth Holloway and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her service and burial will be at Rest Haven Funeral Home in Rockwall, TX.  Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville,  is in charge of local arrangements, condolences may be left at www.gibsonandsonfh.com.    

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Hancock Christian Church auditorium fund, 22 Henderson Grove Rd., Lewisport, KY.  42351. 

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IN MEMORY OF
Tammy Sue Husk Miller

Tammy Sue Husk Miller, 52, of Hawesville went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 29, 2015 at the Heartford House. Tammy was born on September 9, 1962 in Owensboro to Reuben and Martha Adkins Husk.  Tammy was a 17 year cancer survivor.  Tammy possessed a true servant’s heart and she was well-known for giving of herself and making others part of her extended family.  She was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church.  Tammy was an administrative assistant at Century Aluminum, Judge Executive Assistant for Judge Danny Boling.  Tammy loved her vacations on the beach with family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her father Reuben Husk.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years Eric Miller; a daughter Morgan Jones and her husband Nathan of Richland, IN; a son Dylan Miller of Hawesville; her mother, Martha Husk of Hawesville; three brothers Jeff Husk and his wife Tamara of Hawesville, Dennis Husk and his wife Lisa of Lewisport and Rick Husk of Mountain View, CA along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, February 1, 2015 at Hawesville Baptist Church with a private burial at a later date in Serenity Hills.  Friends are welcome from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville and on Sunday from 1 p.m. until service time at Hawesville Baptist Church.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock County High School Cheerleaders, Hawesville Fire Dept., The United Way or Hawesville Baptist Church Youth Group, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Shirley Adkins Isom

Shirley Adkins Isom, 78, of Pellville went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 17, 2014 at Heartford House in Owensboro.  Shirley was born in Hawesville, KY on February 27, 1936 to the late William “Willie” and Elmina “Ella” Corley Adkins.  She was a member of West Point Baptist Church, worked at General Electric and retired from Daviess County Middle School as a cafeteria worker.  She was preceded in death by a sister Mary Rice and a brother Dee Adkins.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years Carson Isom; two sons Carl Isom and Larry Isom; two grandchildren Elizabeth “Beth” Brown and Aaron Isom; four great grandchildren; a brother John Adkins and nieces.

Services are at 12 noon Monday February 19, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home.  Burial will be in West Point Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 9:30 am until service time Monday.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Gerald D. Henning

Gerald D. Henning, 60, of Hawesville, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014 at home.  He was born on August 1, 1954, in Hawesville to the late Edward and Mable Vaughn Henning.  Gerald was a member of Hawesville United Methodist Church and was a former newspaper carrier.  He was preceded in death by his siblings, Marilyn West, Mike Henning and Steve Henning.

Gerald is survived by his sister in law, Brenda Henning; brother in law Stephen West; a nephew, Chris Henning and several cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial in Memory Gardens, Hawesville.  Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Ida Mae Young Parker

Ida Mae Young Parker, 88, of Hawesville, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, December 25, 2014.  Ida Mae was born in Hancock County on December 26, 1925 to the late Truman S. and Mary Magdalene Brandle Young.  She was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and was a retired Postal Clerk.  Ida Mae lived all of her life in Hancock County, was a devoted wife and Mother with a great love for Jesus her Lord.  She loved to read her Bible, enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her family.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Archie Parker, a son, Ernie Parker, her siblings, Lillian Real, Ozetta Tucker, Thomas Young, Melvin Young, Leo Young and Eugene Young.

Survivors include her daughter, Kara Leeta Ray and her husband Loyd Prentis; 2 sons, Jerry Parker and his wife Cynthia and David Parker; a daughter in law, Vickie Parker; 6 granddaughters, Stephanie Parker, Alana Shoemaker, Karie Kerr, Amanda Jerome, Stacy Singleton and Lora Johnson; 9 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Stanley Young and Danny Young along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 29, 2014 at Hawesville Baptist Church with burial in Mt. Eden Baptist Church Cemetery.  Ida Mae’s family will be greeting friends on Sunday from noon until 7 p.m. and on Monday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  The family requests that any memorial contributions be made to Meals on Wheels, the Mt. Eden Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or the Hawesville Baptist Church Building Fund, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Biddy Ard

Biddy Ard, 75, of Hawesville, passed away on December 20, 2014 at her home.  She was born on January 13, 1939, in Waurika, OK to the late William and Ida Fowler Lyons.  Biddy was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and a Housewife.  She loved spending time with her family.  Biddy is preceded in death by a grandchild, Kyndall Ard and five of her siblings.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Donald A. Ard of Hawesville; 2 daughters, Carla Litherland and her husband Michael of Tell City and Sharon Vaughn and her husband Terry of Searcy, AR; a son, Donald W. Ard and his wife Mandy of Owensboro, KY; 7 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; a brother, Gary Lyons of Waurika, OK along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 at Mt. Eden Baptist Church with burial in Serenity Hills.  Biddy’s family will be greeting friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Monday at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  Biddy was a breast cancer survivor and her family would like memorial contributions to be made to the American Cancer Society in her honor, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Linda Perry Norlin

Linda Perry Norlin, 72, of Hawesville, died suddenly Saturday December 6, 2014 at her home.  Linda was born June 10, 1942 in Hawesville to the late William “Bill” and Elizabeth Lawson Perry. She was a member at Mt Eden Baptist Church and a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by her husband Nelson Norlin, her sister, Judy Perry Fuller, a nephew, Todd Fuller and her brother in law, Robert “Red” Fuller.

Survivors include her nephew Robbie Fuller and great nieces Amber, Kayla, Kristin and Kelsey.

Services are at 1:00 pm Friday December 12, 2014 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Linda’s family will be greeting friends from 11:00 am until service time.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Jeremy R. Lytle

Jeremy R. Lytle, 43, of Owensboro, passed away suddenly on Friday November 14, 2014 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, IN. Jeremy was born in Murfreesboro, TN on December 19, 1970 to James R. and Alice Pryor Lytle.  He was a member of Hilldale United Methodist Church, worked at Domtar for 16 years and was a member of United Steel Workers 1261.  Jeremy was a University of Kentucky sports fan.

Survivors include his parents James R. and Alice Lytle, Sr.; two brothers James Robert Lytle, Jr. of Nashville, TN and Josh Lytle of Lewisport; two nephews Jonathan Lytle and Isaac Lytle and his faithful pet Sadie.

Services are at 11:00 am Monday November 17, 2014 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  Burial will be in Calhoun Cemetery.  Jeremy’s family will greets friend from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm Sunday and from 7:00 am until service time Monday at the funeral home.  

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Gibson and Son Funeral Home
275 Court Square
PO Box 87
Hawesville, Ky 42348

Phone: (270)927-6741

Fax: (270)927-8737

e-mail: gibsonsonfuneral@bellsouth.net

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