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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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IN MEMORY OF
Otto Spencer

Otto Spencer, 87, of Hawesville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday morning, October 31, 2014.  He was born in Hawesville on May 28, 1927, to the late Norville and Nellie Moorman Spencer.  Otto was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon, worked at Indiana Gear for 15 years and was retired from Willamette Industries after 25 years of service. He was a decorated Veteran of the United States Army having fought in the Korean War and was a member of the Hancock County V.F.W. Post 5186.  Otto was member of the Antique Auto Club, enjoyed coon hunting and spending time with his family.  Otto was preceded in death by his twin brother, Roscoe Spencer and a sister Helen Howard Jarboe.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Eva Dell Morris Spencer; a daughter, Paula (Steve) Mason of Hawesville; a son, Steve (Rita) Spencer of Augusta, Georgia; 2 grandchildren, Jaclyn Mason and Leslie (Andrew) Clark; 5 great grandchildren, Shealyn Mason, Lainey Myers, Bailey Myers, Mason Clark and Preston Clark along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 3, 2014 at Hawesville Baptist Church with Bro. Bob White officiating. Burial will be    in Serenity Hills with full military honors.  Otto’s family will be receiving friends on Sunday from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on Monday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville.  Memorial contributions may be made in Otto’s honor to Hospice of Western Kentucky, envelopes will be available.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Easton Andrew Duncan

Easton Andrew Duncan, infant son of Brice and Abby, died on his birthday, October 24, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

He is survived by his parents Brice and Abby of Lewisport, KY; grandparents, Bruce and Laura Duncan of Hawesville, Kevin Marsch and Leigh Flake of Lewisport and Laura and David Blair of Hawesville; great grandparents, Bob and Jackie Huddy of Hawesville, Charles Bratcher of Philpot, Sheila Bratcher of Lewisport, Gary Marsch and Linda Elder of Lewisport, Kenny Blair of Cloverport, Linda Collard of Scottsville and Jane Beatty of Lewisport; aunts and uncles, Alisha and Tommy Ferry of Owensboro, Kaylie and Casey Fullenwider of Lewisport, George David Marsch of Hawesville, Alayna Flake of Hawesville and Gavin Blair of Hawesville; cousins, Preston and Garrett Ferry, Aiden and Liam Fullenwider and RayLeigh Flake.

Private services will be held today, October 29, 2014 with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville, is in charge of arrangements.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Mildred Arlene Coyle Robbins

Mildred Arlene Coyle Robbins, 83, of Cloverport, passed away on October 15, 2014 at Audubon Hospital in Louisville.  She was born in Cloverport on March 15, 1931 to the late Morgan and Dessie Pearl Blair Coyle, Sr.  Mildred attended Cloverport Methodist Church and was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Robbins, a sister, Dora Askins, 2 brothers, Morgan Coyle, Jr. and Jim Coyle and a granddaughter, Stephanie Means.

Survivors include her 2 sons, Roger Les Robbins of Owensboro and Steve Winters (Janice) of Hawesville; 9 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.  Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville, is handling the arrangements.
 

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IN MEMORY OF
Mary Maxine Vititoe Beavin

Mary Maxine Vititoe Beavin “Mimi”, formerly of Hawesville went to be her Lord and Savior Monday, October 13, 2014 at Baptist Village in Erlanger, Kentucky.  Maxine was born on September 30, 1927 in Irvington, Kentucky to the late Elie “Bud” and Lottie Elliott Vititoe.  She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and she retired from Immaculate Conception School as cafeteria manager.  She received the Sophia Award in 2005.  She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing cards, canning, cooking, quilting, cross stitch and working puzzles.  Maxine volunteered many years of her time to the Bellsouth Telephone Pioneers, Toys for tots and many food pantries.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Paul Beavin.  

Survivors include two daughters Ellen (David) Gibson of Hawesville and Lauren (Bob) Thamann of Fort Wright; two sons Frank (Sara) Beavin of Fern Creek, Ky and Mark (Debra) Beavin of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; twelve grandchildren  Tom Beavin , Andrew Beavin, Christy Roberts, D.A. Gibson, Bryan Gibson, Amy Walls, Ren Beavin,  Jessica Patti, Robert Thamann, Evan Thamann, Katherine Thamann and Stephen Thamann and eleven great-grandchildren; brother and sister in laws, Bill and Clara Mae Kuhl, Dorothy Carter, Herb Scales and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, October 17, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hawesville, KY.  Maxine’s family will be greeting friends from 10 a.m. until service time at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.   Burial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Cloverport Cemetery in Cloverport, KY for Maxine Beavin and Paul Beavin, who donated his body to science in 2001.  The family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Francis “Pudge” Fillman

Francis “Pudge” Fillman, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born on July 26, 1927 in Monmouth, IL to the late Arthur “Babe” and Pearl Olson Fillman.  Pudge was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and was retired from Wescor-Willamette Industries.  He served as a Deputy Sheriff in Hancock County under Sheriff Ralph Boling, was a past president of the Hawesville Lions Club, served on the Hawesville Volunteer Fire Dept., a member of the Hancock County Senior Center and was on the original Hancock County Solid Waste Committee.  Pudge was also a youth baseball/softball coach and a volunteer bus driver for sporting events and school field trips.  He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, especially going to their sporting events, playing cards and going to the horse races.  Pudge was a very special friend to Santa Claus.  Pudge was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Fillman, a daughter, Jan Guth and three brothers, Jim, Harry and Bill Fillman.

Survivors include his daughter, Jolene White and husband Jody White LTC(ret); two sons, Jeff Fillman and wife Debbie and Jay Fillman and wife Susie all of Owensboro; a son in law David Guth and wife Maureen of Lawrence, KS; 7 grandchildren, Susan Guth, Jenny Burns and husband Chris, Michael Fillman and wife Connie Beth, Gabe Fillman, Joshua White, Jeremy White and CDT Jordan White; 4 great grandchildren, Abby Burns, Christopher Burns, Payton Burns and Norah Fillman; a sister, Louise Fillman Hall of Sun City Center, FL., and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Blessed Mother Catholic Church in Owensboro with Father Mike Clark officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Hawesville.  Pudge’s family will be greeting friends on Sunday from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville with prayers being said at 6 p.m. and on Monday from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Blessed Mother Catholic Church.  Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky, Hawesville Lions Club or Owensboro Catholic Youth Baseball/Softball, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Eva H. Roberts

Eva H. Roberts, 83, passed away Monday, September 15, 2014 at Core Nursing and Rehab in Bedford, IN.  She was born on November 29, 1930 in Hancock County to the late Estill and Pauline Tindall Holder.  Eva was a member of Hawesville United Methodist Church since the age of 12 and a homemaker.  Eva married her husband, Alton, on November 19, 1947.  She loved to work on crafts and enjoyed working in her yard.  She was preceded in death by her husband Alton Roberts in 2007.

Survivors include a daughter, Saundra (Bob) Snyder of Hawesville; a son, Dennis (Melissa) Roberts of Hawesville; 5 grandchildren, Rhonda Snyder Nugent, Rebecca Snyder Madden, Destiny Rae Roberts, Dennis Alton Roberts and Joshua Neal Ditto; 4 great grandchildren, Hayley Nugent, Austin Nugent, Logan D. Boling and Gavin Kirk Boling; a sister, Patsy (Jim) Morris of Owensboro and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Hawesville United Methodist Church with burial in Serenity Hills.  Eva’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Hawesville United Methodist Church Building Fund, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Mildred Jean Morrison

Mildred Jean Morrison, 85, of Hawesville, passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with her family by her side.  Jean was born on April 30, 1929 in Hawesville to the late Jesse Owen and Cornelia Alsop Nugent.  She was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and a homemaker.  Jean enjoyed spending time with her family, loved gospel music and loved her time spent with her sister (Ruth) and the residents of her nursing home.  Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Morrison, a daughter, Melissa Morrison Radcliff, a son, Ricky Morrison and a grandson, Jeremy Burk.

Survivors include her daughter, Elaine Harding (Bill) of Hawesville; two sons, Larry Morrison (Nan Hee) of Ft. Campbell, KY and David Morrison (Rosalie) of Pickford, MI; 14 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Rice Coyle of Hawesville and a brother, Kenneth Nugent of Lewisport along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial in Memory Gardens.  Jean’s family will be greeting friends on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday 7 a.m. until service time at Gibson’s.  

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IN MEMORY OF
Anna J. Campbell

Anna J. Campbell, 82, of Hawesville, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Owensboro, KY on May 13, 1932 to the late Hillary and Pauline Elizabeth Bailey Jarvis.  Anna was a member of Union Baptist Church and worked at GE and at SAM’s club.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville Campbell, Jr., a granddaughter, Stephanie Means and a grandson, Jason Lindsey.

Survivors include three daughters, Deanna Lindsey, Shirley Fuqua and Janice Winters; a son, Dennis Campbell; 4 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held in Arkansas at a later date.  Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville, will be handling local arrangements. 

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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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