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Iola Beatrice "Bea" Cundiff

January 13, 1924 — January 12, 2024

Owensboro

Iola Beatrice "Bea" Cundiff

 

Iola Beatrice “Bea” Cundiff, 99, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2024, 11 ½ hours shy of her 100th birthday to spend it with her husband Elwood in heaven.  She was born January 13, 1924 in Ohio County to the late Claudis and Viola Jones James.  Bea was a licensed practical nurse having worked at Leisure Years Nursing Home and at the Hartford Professional Care Home and worked as a security guard for Allied Security.  Bea was a member of Small House Baptist Church in Ohio County.  She had managed the former Top Value Stamp Store and was an avid U.K. basketball and Atlanta Braves fan. 

Bea was also preceded in death by her husband, Elwood Cundiff on October 13, 1997, a daughter, Kathern Cabbage, three sisters, Delphine Addington, Jean Hamilton, and Shirley Alexander, and a son-in-law, John Phelps.

Surviving are a daughter, Joann Phelps, and two sons, Bob (Vicky) Cundiff and Bill (Mae) Cundiff; a son-in-law, Jerry Cabbage; 10 grandchildren, Jeff D. Phelps, Ted (Katy) Cabbage, Sean (Diana) Cabbage, Jason (Amy) Cundiff, Tracy (Dan) Summersgill, Aaron (Jessica) Cabbage, Rebecca (Jeff) Haynes, Rachel (Joe) Sampson, Robert Cundiff, and Natalie Abshier and 17 great grandchildren; three step grandchildren, 10 step great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be Noon Friday, January 19, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with burial following in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be from 4 PM until 7 PM Thursday and from 10 AM until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the staff at Signature Healthcare—Hillcrest for all the love and compassionate care they gave Bea while she was there.

Messages and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.

 
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Visitation

Thursday, January 18, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Friday, January 19, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 19, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Interment

Friday, January 19, 2024

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Owensboro Memorial Gardens

5050 KY-144, Owensboro, KY 42303

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