Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

William Joseph 'Billy Joe' Booker, 79, of Knottsville

OWENSBORO, Ky. - William Joseph 'Billy Joe' Booker, 79, of Knottsville, went to be with God and his loving wife Mary Jonell, on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at his home surrounded by all his children and Father John Okora at his side. He was born on May 1, 1934 in Daviess Co., KY to the late Stoy and Minnie Goetz Booker. He was the last of 13 children in his family. Billy Joe was a member of St. Williams Catholic Church and retired from Fields Packing Co. He also had laid flooring and tile for a number of years. He had a great sense of humor, was a dog lover, avid U. K. basketball fan, and enjoyed playing cards with his friends. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren whom he was known to them as 'Funny Papaw'.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jonell Booker on June 6, 2003, and two great grandchildren, William Jett Booker and William Booker.

Surviving are two sons, William S. and wife Janetta Booker and Joey and wife Tina Booker, all of Whitesville, six daughters, Nancy and husband Steve Boarman of Owensboro, Darlene and husband Bill Stone of Owensboro, Robin and husband David Brown of Maceo, LaDonna Stevens and husband the late Dennie Stevens (passed away March 25, 2007), Susan and husband Phillip Payne of Knottsville, and Angie Lewis and fiancé Mike James of Scott Depot, W. Va., 25 grandchildren, and 44 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 30, at St. Williams Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Williams Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday with prayers at 7:30 P.M. and after 8:00 A.M. Wednesday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Williams Catholic Church, 9525 Highway 144, Philpot, KY 42366 or Hospice of Western KY, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301. Online condolences may be placed at www.glennfuneralhome.com.

In Other News...

Central City Man Charged for Drugs at Local Motel

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (4/22/14) ― A Central City man was charged drug possession after Central City Police were summoned to… Read More

Three Juveniles Charged in Connection with Tobacco Building Fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/22/14) — Officials have confirmed that three juveniles have been charged with third-degree arson and… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

April 22, 2014 9539

18 EPA Earth Day Events Take Action on…

in News by EPA
April 21, 2014 5020

Meet The Hopkins County Magistrate…

in News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 22, 2014 3620

Three Juveniles Charged in Connection…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 3440

Fire Destroys Old Tobacco Building in…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 21, 2014 3069

'Heath & Molly' Benefit Concert…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

April 22, 2014 2288

Madisonville Woman Charged with Internet…

in Top Stories by Christopher Rogers
April 19, 2014 1557

Fifth Third on Main Street Comes Down

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 19, 2014 1398

MPD Arrests Juveniles for Recent Rash of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
April 19, 2014 1081

Louisville Man Charged in Madisonville…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
April 21, 2014 566

Hanson Student Among 25 Receiving…

in Top Stories by Abbie Darst

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

April 21, 2014 3069

'Heath & Molly' Benefit Concert…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 1435

Owensboro Chamber Plans First ‘Lunch…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
April 22, 2014 638

DCPS Among Top 100 Nationally for Finance…

in News by Lora Wimsatt
April 22, 2014 453

New Hwy. 54 Traffic Light to Go Into…

in News by Keith Todd
April 22, 2014 226

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art Plans Exhibit

in Top Stories by Mary Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

April 22, 2014 3620

Three Juveniles Charged in Connection…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 21, 2014 3440

Fire Destroys Old Tobacco Building in…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 21, 2014 1695

One Injured in Rosewood Wreck

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
April 22, 2014 973

Muhlenberg Last Day of School

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 22, 2014 950

Parsons Named Student of the Month

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03