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

Marietta Wilson Fleming, 97, of Owensboro

OWENSBORO, Ky. – Marietta Wilson Fleming, 97, of Owensboro passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at her daughter's home after a lengthy illness. She was born September 22, 1916 in Livingston County, Ky. to the late Shelley O. and Mattie Thompson Wilson. She graduated from Livingston County High after being promoted ahead two years. She received a full scholarship to Draughns College in Paducah. There she met and married her life-long love, Chester Fleming, in 1936. As they were blessed with children, she became a full-time housewife and mother. She returned to work at Mattingly School, where she loved her special people. She retired from the school system and worked in the Senior Companion Program and retired again at the age of 83. Marietta was a member of First Christian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester L. Fleming; sons, Allen (Butch) Fleming and Robert Fleming; a daughter, Shirley Newcom; one grandson, Scotty Fleming; two brothers, Russell Wilson and S. O. Wilson; and a sister, Margaret McGrew.

Survivors include two sons, John R. (Marilyn) Fleming of Louisville, and Jessie (Diane) Fleming of Cocoa, Fla.; a daughter, Sue Medley (Wayne) Hall of Owensboro; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Fleming of Louisville; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Wanda McGrew of Smithland, Ky.; several nieces and nephews; and her special caretaker, Terri Thorp.

Services are at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Chapel of James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, P.O. Box 966, Owensboro, Ky. 42302.

In Other News...

John James Audubon State Park Scheduled Events

HENDERSON, Ky. (8/19/14) — The following events are schedule for August and September. Thursday, Aug. 21 6 p.m. -… Read More

Four-Wheeler Wreck Near Greenville Ends in Injury, DUI

ROSEWOOD, Ky. (8/19/14) — A Rosewood man was injured in an ATV accident about nine miles south of Greenville Sunday,… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 17, 2014 3432

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 3401

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 3016

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 2693

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2576

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 18, 2014 2460

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 20, 2014 1416

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 16, 2014 1413

Non-Partisan Offices Deadline Passes -…

in Top Stories by Keenan Ratliff
August 18, 2014 1240

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 16, 2014 1227

Madisonville Police Conducting Sobriety…

in Top Stories by Lt. Charles Young II

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 18, 2014 2693

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2576

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 2507

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 1901

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 1615

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 17, 2014 3432

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 3401

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 3016

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 2240

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 2158

'How Dry I Was'

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

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 03social 04social 22social 21social 06