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Betty Lou Thompson

June 24, 1941 — August 22, 2021

Betty Lou Thompson, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Lexington, KY. She was born in Daviess County to the late William Paul and Clara Anita Howard.

Mrs. Thompson was employed with Our Lady of Mercy Hospital for thirty-five years before it merged with what is now Owensboro Health, where she worked until retirement. Betty was a dedicated mother who loved to spend time with family and friends. She never met a stranger and was always ready for a good joke. Betty was a long-time member of Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church where she served as hospitality minister. She enjoyed gardening, U.K. Basketball, bowling and kicking up her heels while listening to good music with friends.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Stacey Lynn Czerwinski; a son, Robert Dwayne Hayden; grandsons, Ross Howard and Ronnie Hayden; a sister, Mildred Hayden; brothers, Jack, Coy, Roy, Roger and Paul Clifton Howard.

Mrs. Thompson is survived by daughters, Cindy Titzer (Dennis) of Oakland City, IN, Debbie Frick (Kelly) of Jacksonville, FL and Jennifer Howard (Stephen) of Lawrenceburg, KY; a son, Edward Glenn Hayden (Stephanie) of Portland, TN; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Roberts (Dane) of Philpot, KY and Marilyn Lewis (Robert) of Whitesville; brothers, Donald Howard (Shirley) of Whitesville, Jerry Howard (Berdelle) of Whitesville, Charles Howard (Peggy) of Hawesville and Eddie Howard (Diane) of Maceo; and many nieces and nephews.


The funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, August 26 at Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 until 8:00 PM , with prayers at 7:00 PM, and Thursday after 9:00 AM at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center or Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church.

Memories and condolences may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.
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Visitation

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Sts. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church

609 E 4th St, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Resurrection Cemetery

5404 KY-54, Owensboro, KY 42303

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