Dorothy Proctor

June 3, 1944 - January 10, 2021

Dorothy Proctor, 76, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her home. She was born in Drakesboro, Kentucky on June 3, 1944 to the late Charles and Louise Hoops Arnold. Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of Grace Chapel Church of God. She loved everyone she met, to know her was to love her, she made the best banana pudding, loved southern gospel music, yard sales, and thrift store shopping.

Along with her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, James Proctor, in 2016; her siblings Eva Lipinski, Wanda Sprague, Linda Reynolds, Calvin Arnold, Sue Shivley; and many other loved ones.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Karen (Joseph) Eylicio, Tammy (Keith) Leachman, John Wootton, Anita (Rob) Crisp, all of Owensboro, Peggy Willis, of Utica, and Lora (Larry) Henderson, of Houston, Georgia; 16 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; her siblings, James (Nancy) Arnold, of Georgetown, Brenda Bidwell, of Owensboro, and Maxine Louden of Richland, Indiana.

A memorial service will take place at a later date.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Proctor. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Dorothy Proctor and sign her virtual guestbook by going to