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Barbara Louise Martin

November 12, 1937 — July 30, 2023

Owensboro

Barbara Louise Martin

Barbara Louise Martin, 85 departed this life Sunday July 30, 2023 in the arms of her husband of 61 years, at her home in Owensboro, Kentucky. She was born November 12, 1937, to the late 

James LaVerne Pickrell and James Lelia Fowler. She was employed at Owensboro Surgical Group as well as other medical facilities throughout her carrier. 

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her son John David Martin; a granddaughter, Grace Hancock; siblings, Mary Ruth Pickrell, James Pickrell, JoAnn Kimmell, Dorthy Hoffman, Nancy Collignon, and Gary Pickrell. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Harold Clifford Martin; daughters, Jennifer Ann Martin M.D., Lisa Carol Hancock (Lelan Dale Hancock Jr.); four grandchildren, Emily Elizabeth Hancock, Clifford Lelan Hancock, Lexie Nichole Hancock, Christopher Martin Jones; Siblings; John Pickrell (Mary), Patty Keith (RC); Sister-n-law, Donna Pickrell; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, August 5, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Owensboro Memorial Gardens. 

Barbara was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was truly devoted to Jesus Christ and her faith showed through in the life she lived. Her strong devotion and love for family will be greatly missed. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. 

Memories and condolences may be shared at www.glenncares.com 

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Visitation

Saturday, August 5, 2023

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 5, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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