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Mary Westerfield

January 1, 1929 — December 15, 2021

Mary Thomason Westerfield, 92 of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at her home with her family at her side. She was born on January 1, 1929 in Hopkins County, Kentucky to the late Vernie & Leora Cartwright. Mary retired from Owensboro Mercy Hospital, and was a Kentucky Colonel since 1974. She loved animals and birds. Mary and William were the first husband and wife police officer duo in Kentucky.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William T. Westerfield; a son, Dannie Westerfield; two brothers, Robert Cartwright and Paul Cartwright; and a sister, Oenida Tyree.

Survivors include her son, David (Debbie) Westerfield; daughter-in-law, Diane Westerfield; four grandchildren, Tara Ford (Brenton), Amy Devine (Brad), William Glenn Westerfield (Suzanne) and Danielle Nicole Holmes (Brian); 9 great-grandchildren, Payton and Alyson Ford, Hannah and Hunter Devine, William and Hailey Westerfield, Katelynn Clark, and Gabriella and Isabelle Holmes; two sisters, Sarah Kehortz, and Helen Daniel (Arland); and several nieces and nephew.

Services will be at 11:00am on Monday, December 20 in the chapel at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation is from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday and from 9:00am until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.

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