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Gladys Boone

July 23, 1929 ~ December 14, 2021 (age 92)


Gladys Boone, 92, of Owensboro, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord on December 14, 2021. She was born July 23, 1929 to the late Leslie and Hazel Kirk Bear in Owensboro, Kentucky. Gladys had so much love for her family, some of her favorite times were spent with them.

Along with her parents and step-father, Woodrow Crowe, she is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Boone; her children, Susan Clark, Jonell Cox; her daughter-in-law Rebecca Boone; her grandchild, Tim Cox; her siblings, Donald Bear, Linda Taylor, Larry Crowe, and Beverly (Donnie) Betz; and her nephew, Jeff Crowe.

She is survived by her son, Chuck Boone of Owensboro; son-in-law, Leo Clark of Owensboro; her grandchildren, Jeremy (Lisa) Cox of Hawesville, Samantha (Mike) Hardcastle of Rockfield, Anitra (Nathan) Kinser of Owensboro, and Sondra (John) Schartung of Owensboro; 18 great-grandchildren; 11 great great-grandchildren; brother Buck (Joan) Crowe of Evansville; sister-in-law Sue Crowe of Myrtle Beach; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 12:00 pm Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, December 17, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, and again 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Saturday, December 18, 2021. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to facilities that help with rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and or COPD.

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Funeral Service
December 18, 2021

12:00 PM
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home
519 Locust St
Owensboro, KY 42301

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