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

Frances B. Harrell, age 85, of Henderson, KY

HENDERSON, Ky. - Frances B. Harrell, age 85, of Henderson, KY, was called home to be with her heavenly father, at 2:50 AM, Sunday, December 30, 2012, at St. Anthony's Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson, KY, after fighting a long and hard battle with Lymphoma since 2009.

Frances was born to Edith and Oliver Golday of Henderson, KY on March 11, 1927. She was the most optimistic person that you could have ever met. If there was a job to be done she did it whole heartedly. Her first job was when she was 16 years old working at the Hosiery Mill. After that was Atlas Tack Factory, then JC Penny's, and then one of her personal favorites was working at the Gleaner. Following the Gleaner she became manager of the Bowling League at Echo Lanes. Her last endeavor was the Ramada Inn as sales manager for the past 35+ years.

She was a long time member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Henderson. Her church and her "precious Ted Burke", as she called him, were very dear to her heart, as was her church family. Frances was proud to be a Kentucky Colonel. Some of her favorite past times were bowling, golfing and tending to her flowers. Among those she also enjoyed spending time with Denny and supporting the Henderson County High School athletics.

Survivors include: Loving Husband of 35 years: Dennis Harrell Henderson, KY; 3 Daughters: Roxanne Sellars & husband Steve, Paula Hawks & husband Lonnie All of Henderson, Cathy Kinney & husband Martin Louisville, KY; 1 Son: Rick Harrell &wife Vicki Owensboro, KY; 9 Grandchildren: Chad Sellars & wife Beverly, Stephanie Sellars, Christopher Sellars, Zachary Payne, Travis Roe, and Samantha & Tori Hawks All of Henderson Jacob Harrell & wife Ainsley Boston, MA, Jordan Clouse & husband Kent Folsom, CA; 7 Great Grandchildren: Chad Jr., Autumn, Caleb, & Isaac Sellars, and Devon Payne All of Henderson, Everett & Theodore Harrell Boston, MA, 1 Brother: Bobby Golday & wife Donna Henderson, KY; Many Nieces and Nephews& several Cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to Frances' Life Celebration® from 2:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, January 2, 2013 and again on Thursday starting at 9:00 to 11:00 at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Henderson, KY. The funeral service will be held at11:00 AM on Thursday at the church, with the Reverend Ted Burke officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Henderson, KY.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the St. Anthony's Lucy Smith King Care Center, and to Dr. David Watkins, Dr. Scott Watkins both of Henderson, and Dr. Edward Fox of Evansville.

Benton-Glunt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

In Other News...

UPDATE - Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads to Owensboro Pharmacy

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — After determining that more than 50,000 prescription pills were illegally distributed,… Read More

Transportation Cabinet Resolves Failed Manhole Issue on Kentucky 2121/Southtown Boulevard

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — Work has ramped up this week to remedy problems caused by a failed manhole along the… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 21, 2014 6401

Muhlenberg Task Force on Trail of Home…

in News by Wes Miller
August 20, 2014 4125

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 19, 2014 3836

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 3752

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 19, 2014 3747

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 20, 2014 4125

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 21, 2014 2141

Pedestrian Struck on East Arch Street,…

in Top Stories by Officer Ryan Clark
August 20, 2014 2109

Dawson Springs Woman Arrested for Driving…

in Top Stories by SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 1514

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 1295

Theft at Pennyrile Park Apartments Leads…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 19, 2014 3836

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 3747

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood
August 19, 2014 2011

Owensboro Police Department to Host…

in News by Michael Hathaway
August 19, 2014 1407

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign…

in News by Officer Michael Hathaway
August 20, 2014 1368

OCTC Faculty Earns National Honor

in News by Bernie Hale

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 19, 2014 3752

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 19, 2014 3265

Drakesboro Woman Injured When Tree Falls…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 21, 2014 2329

UPDATE: Injuries Sustained in Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 20, 2014 2138

Deterioration of Caney Station Cemetery…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 19, 2014 2002

Central City Lions Club Charity Auction…

in Top Stories by Dean Rowe

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