Geraldine Kinison, 91, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born in Daviess County on July 11, 1927 to the late Gilbert Carden and Lorene Waltrip Carden. Geraldine was of the Baptist faith and retired from The Cigar Factory. She enjoyed playing cards, dancing, quilting, pets, and loved being around people. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by the father of her children, Clyde Gootee; son Robert Goatee; her daughter, Carla (Larry) Brooks, and her grandsons, Randy O’Bryan and Chris Gootee. Geraldine is survived by her husband Paul Kinison; her children Kenneth (Melinda) Goatee, Nancy (Terry) Modl, Geatia (Vince Montgomery) Peak, John (Lee) Goatee, Clara (Mike) Beeler, Amy (Mike) Doty, and Aubrey (Janine) Goatee; 28 grandchildren, several great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Services will be 11:00 am Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Immanuel Baptist Church, with Brother Terry Modl officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 9:00 am until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Immanuel Baptist Church; 3106 Hwy 54; Owensboro, Kentucky 42303. Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Kinison. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Geraldine Kinison at

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  1. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Prayers for peace and comfort for you and your family. Sending much love and hugs to you.
    Love, Ron and Becky S.

  2. Amy I am so so sorry I wasn’t there today I don’t get the paper anymore since dad died and I don’t get on face book that often she was such a wonderful woman always had a joke no matter what it was she always made u laugh I mean down in the gut laug

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