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Bernadine Bland Nail

July 3, 1923 — June 15, 2022

Bernadine Bland Nail, 98, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2022 at Hermitage Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She was born in Knox County, Indiana to the late Walter L and Emma Steimel Bland.

In her early years Bernadine was a secretary at Green Coal Co. She spent most of her years as a dedicated homemaker. Bernadine was a longtime member of Owensboro Christian Church. She was an avid golfer, member of a successful bowling league and enjoyed cooking.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Eustace Buford Nail in 1998; and a brother, Bruce Bland.

She is survived by a daughter, Elena Beth Smith (Melvin) of Owensboro; sons, Jerry Buford Nail (Susan) of Owensboro and Evan Burke Nail (Lucia) of Houston, TX; grandchildren, Talina Keelin, Jessica Howard, Erica West (Tadd), Missy Grigsby, Robert Nail, Evan Nail and Elena Nail; fourteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

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