Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

John Martin Sweeney, 81, of Owensboro

OWENSBORO, KY - John Martin Sweeney, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on November 1, 2011 at his residence.

He was born in Daviess County to the late John A. and Emma Rose Sweeney.

John was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. John was an avid fisherman and enjoyed camping and bowling. At one time he was also a good square dancer and traveled with the “Owensboro Twirlers”. He will be remembered as a loving husband and a proud father and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Cindy Johnson, in 1993 and four brothers, Herman, Walker, Amos and Albert Sweeney.

John is survived by his wife of 58 years, Wanda M. (Woolen) Sweeney; son, John “Marty” Sweeney, Jr. (Slim) both of Owensboro; four grandchildren, Chris Johnson (Robin) of Owensboro, Kevin Johnson (Sandra) of Philpot, Kelly Johnson (Andrea) of Utica and Kaelin Johnson (Shannon) of Owensboro; great grandchildren, Tyler, Ryan, Gabriel, Sharon, Andrea, John, Cole, Clayton, Alexis, Dillon and Beau; sister, Dorothy Willyard of Owensboro and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 4, 2011 in the chapel at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Rev. James Wedding will officiate. Burial will be at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be on Friday from 11:00 am until service time at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children 1900 Richmond Road Lexington, KY 40502.

In Other News...

Muhlenberg County School Board Meeting

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/14) — There will be a special called meeting of the Muhlenberg County Board of Education… Read More

Boys of Broad to Launch Video at Cinema 4

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (7/28/14) — Just over a year ago, four young men from Central City had a dream of making it in the… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 24, 2014 3857

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 2772

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 25, 2014 2153

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1766

Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1419

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 24, 2014 2772

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 25, 2014 2153

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1419

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans
July 28, 2014 1112

Two Injured in Vehicle Collision on…

in Top Stories by William Roundtree
July 24, 2014 1074

Hopkins County Fair Provides Family Fun

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 24, 2014 1331

US 231 Ohio River 'William Natcher'…

in News by Keith Todd
July 24, 2014 1032

Maintenance Scheduled at Fisher Park and…

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 24, 2014 880

Portion of Spring Bank Drive Closed…

in News by Sherry Girten
July 28, 2014 510

Dont Miss Out on a Howl of a Good Time

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 24, 2014 289

Owensboro Southern 11-Year-Olds Finish…

in Top Stories by Steve LeMaster

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 24, 2014 3857

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1766

Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1295

Marching Mustangs Band Camp Underway

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1251

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1094

Business Spotlight - Blue Moon Car Wash

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03