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Margaret Green Hawes

October 17, 1928 — June 4, 2023

Owensboro

Margaret Green Hawes

Margaret Green Hawes, 94, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, June 4, 2023, at Signature Health Care at Hillcrest. The Daviess County native was born October 17, 1928, to the late Carl and Lela Kowgitz Green. Margaret was employed at Green River Electric for 33 years before retirement. She loved working in her yard, landscaping and gardening and then canning many of the vegetables she grew. Margaret was an excellent cook and will be remembered especially for her grape jelly and strawberry jam. She was a devoted wife and a caring and loving mother, grandmother (affectionately known as “Memaw”), and great grandmother. Margaret also thoroughly enjoyed playing all kinds of card games and teaching her grandsons how to play.

 

In addition to her parents, Margaret also was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Louis Hawes, in 2007; a brother, Carlos Green, in 1989; sister, Margery Petri in 2022.

 

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Dixie Hawes Falk and husband, Charles of Bowling Green; two grandsons, Charles “Chip” Grady Falk and wife Patricia of Winchester, Tennessee, and William Louis Falk and wife Heather of Panama City, Florida; six great grandchildren, Tyler, Liam, Bryce, Garrett, Trevor, and Ellie; in laws, Carl Hawes, Elizabeth Hawes Anderson, and Marcella Bell; numerous nieces and nephews; her house cat, Miss Kitty; special neighbors and friends, Tom and Janey Blair.  

 

The service will be noon Monday, June 12 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with visitation from 10:00 am until the time of service. The burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society, 1924 Louisville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101

 

Condolences and memories for Margaret’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Monday, June 12, 2023

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

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Monday, June 12, 2023

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

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Monday, June 12, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Owensboro Memorial Gardens

5050 KY-144, Owensboro, KY 42303

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