January 16, 1944 ~ November 17, 2020

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Gail Trogden, 76, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020. She was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on January 16, 1944 to the late Delbert A. and Catherine Falloway Cissna. Gail worked as a bus driver for 10 years for the Daviess County School System. She went on to co-own M & T Upholstery Incorporated and retired in 2003. Gail was a member of AMVETS and Fraternal Order of Eagles. She enjoyed being with family and socializing with friends.

Along with her parents, Gail is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ray Trogden, in 2003; her grandson Taylor Scott Simmons in 2015; 3 brothers; 2 sisters; and her partner of 14 years, Bennie James.

Gail is survived by her daughter, Carla (Jeff) Simmons; and her son, Paul (Kelly) Trogden; her grandchildren, Kristy Simmons, Kara (Tyler) Conkwright, Chase, Hannah, and Molly Trogden; and her siblings, Delbert (Vicki) Falloway, Glenn (Linda) Falloway, Danny (Peggy) Falloway, Frankie Revlett, Kathy Kicinski, Donna Dant, Jeanie Russell, and Frannie Sunn; and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be Friday, November 27, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Brother Farrell Isenberg officiating. All 25 members of the immediate family in attendance to honor Gail are required to wear a mask.

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


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Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. Our sincere condolences to the Trogden and Falloway families. May God be with you all. Our prayers are with you. The Statts family

  2. Sorry to hear of your loss . gayle was a sweet & wonderful neighbor. May the Lord Jesus Bless the Trodgens Family & the Falloway Family be Blessed during the Holidays! Take Care To All !!

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. Gail was just as good for Bennie as he was for her. I am so grateful she came into his life. We can take comfort in knowing wherever they are now, they are together.
    I remember the first time I met her. I was skeptical. But the way she looked at Bennie made her look younger and her smile reached all the way to her eyes. Then I knew.
    She was a sweet lady and she will he missed.

  4. We’re so sorry for you for loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Falloway and Trodgen families.

    Greg and Vicki Higdon

  5. Carla, Paul, & Family I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She is in such a glorious place now. No pain or suffering. She is with your dad and sweet Taylor. Hold on to all your memories of her and she will always be right there in your heart. She is in the arms of the Lord now . She is looking down letting you know everything is OK. You are all in my thoughts and prayers, and I love you guys. God bless you all.

  6. Trogden Family, so sorry for your loss, she was a sweet lady, that I got to know through the Upholstery shop. Hugs & Prayers for the family….Martha

  7. When I came over to see my uncle Bennie, I could always count on Gail asking how me and my family were doing, she will be missed.

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