Joyce Marie Crowe Bennett

July 28, 1938 - October 7, 2020

Joyce Marie Crowe Bennett, 82, of Centertown, passed away October 7, 2020, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 28, 1938, in Daviess County to the late Milton Sr. and Golda Shaver Crowe.
Joyce graduated from Murray College and the Daviess County School of Nursing in 1959 and served as a nurse for Owensboro Daviess County Hospital for many years. She attended Trinity United Methodist Church and Thruston United Methodist Church. Joyce loved to sing in the choir, and she was a skilled pianist and organist. In her free time, she loved attending family get-togethers, reading, playing cards, and cheering on the UK basketball team.

Joyce is survived by her children, Laura (Danny) Casey, Karen (Glenn) Hite, David (Michele) Bennett, Jeffrey (Cheryl) Bennett, Carrie (Mike) Rice, and Anthony “T.J.” Bennett; grandchildren, Noah, Katherine, Caroline, Carley, Adam, Mason, Logan, Kyle, Cameron, Nick, Cody, Jordan, Ceira, Shelby, Hunter; great-grandchildren, Shiloh, Caleb, Toby, Jaden, Amira, Reagan, NaVana; her sister, Sharon Hill; her brother, Milton Crowe Jr; and former husband, Paul F. Bennett.

A funeral service with limited attendance will be held at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory on Monday, October 12. Visitation will be from 2 pm until 6 pm Sunday, and from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm Monday at the funeral home.

All who attend the visitation or funeral for Ms. Bennett shall be within current health and safety directives. Visitors shall wear personal protective masks and enter the doors on the Breckenridge Street side of the building near the flagpole.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.

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