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Elizabeth R. Risinger

May 31, 1935 — October 25, 2022


Elizabeth R. Risinger

Elizabeth R. Risinger, 87, of Owensboro, passed away October 25, 2022.  Born May 31, 1935, in Centralia, IL, to the late Noel and Esther Rich, Elizabeth worked at Mayfair Pharmacy for several years and went on to earn her nursing degree from Henderson Community College and later, earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Kentucky Wesleyan College.  Elizabeth volunteered for Hospice, where she earned Volunteer Nurse of the Year, and then began working at Mercy Hospital.  She later became the nurse for Dr. Padgett, where she spent 20 years.  Elizabeth was a fine Christian woman, a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where she served as a door greeter, and always had a smile on her face.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Risinger; daughter, Linda Cunningham; brothers, Richard Rich and Marlin Rich, and sister, Kathy Bryant.

Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Julie Parker; grandchildren, J. Parker (Tiffany), Jeron Parker (Brooke), and Kendra Fox (Bryan); great-grandchildren, Seth, Kalyn (Christopher), Cole, Emma, Zayn, Layla, Jax, Mara, Gracey Beth, Lily Kate, Maddy Brooke, and Ava, and son-in-law, Steve Cunningham, along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. 

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Monday, October 31, 2022

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

5664 KY-56, Owensboro, KY 42301

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