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Morbia Catherine "Cathy" Ward Coons

August 26, 1947 — February 4, 2024

Owensboro

Morbia Catherine "Cathy" Ward Coons

Morbia Catherine “Cathy” Ward Coons, 76, of Owensboro, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2024, while at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was born August 26, 1947, in Owensboro, to the late Daniel and Morbia Stewart Ward. Cathy loved her family deeply, and enjoyed spending time with them, especially at family dinners. She retired from Aleris in 2002, where she worked for 26 years. Cathy loved being outdoors, enjoying the sunshine, fishing, landscaping, and flowers. She also had a lifelong passion for all animals, especially her dog, Charlie. 

Cathy is survived by her husband of 47 years, who loved her from the first moment he laid eyes on her, Ernest Coons Jr.; her children, John Michael Bell, Kimberly Dawn (Jim) Heep, and Ernest Truett Coons III; seven grandchildren, Megan Foster, Michael Bell, Jordan Bell, Keeley Robertson, Skyler Heep, Houston Coons, and Eliana Coons; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sandra (Bill) Richards. 

The funeral service for Mrs. Coons will be held at noon Thursday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with Brother Paul Hampton officiating. Burial to follow in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 until 8 p.m., and also on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Daviess County Animal Shelter, 2620 Highway 81, Owensboro, KY 42301.

Memories and condolences for the family of Cathy Coons may be left at www.glenncares.com  

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Visitation

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Thursday, February 8, 2024

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

Thursday, February 8, 2024

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

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Graveside Service

Thursday, February 8, 2024

1:15 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Owensboro Memorial Gardens

5050 KY-144, Owensboro, KY 42303

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