Myrna Elaine

February 29, 1964 ~ May 23, 2022

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

Myrna Elaine Atherton, 58, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away May 23, 2022. She was born February 29, 1964 in Owensboro to Barbara Lappie Atherton and the late Dorris Miller Atherton.

Myrna enjoyed the outdoors and nature. She loved reading in her spare time and collecting frog figurines. Myrna loved her family and being with them on any given occasion brought her joy.

Along with her mother, she is survived by her children, Stormy (Kara) Jones and Laura (Jeremy) Edelen; grandchildren, Dylan and Will Atherton; one great-grandchild on the way; and siblings, Rebecca Frisby and Paul Atherton.

A sharing of memories will take place at 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Atherton. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Myrna Elaine Atherton and sign her virtual guestbook at


Visitation: June 4, 2022 2:00 pm - June 4, 2022 4:00 pm

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

Celebration of Life: June 4, 2022 4:00 pm

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

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  1. Kristie cline she was a great lady I’m so sorry for your loss . I didn’t even know she was sick are nothing we always in touch but loss touch now look dang it hit wrong way… god bless ya

  2. To the most loving momma there ever was momma Elaine was a joyful person caring and loving mom and grandma and I am going to miss you so much ❤️ … Fly high with the angels and see momup there till her I said hi

  3. She was such a sweet lady, I always enjoyed talking to her when I seen her out. She always love to talk about her family, especially her grandkids!!

  4. I love you Elaine, iam glad you are not suffering anymore beautiful ❤️ so glad me and Vicki Marshall came and seen you Sunday, we will miss you terribly 😢 💔, until we meet again my sweet dear friend of 24 years , 😢 ❤️ I love you

  5. To the family and love ones I’m truly sorry for your lost she was a good woman. Elaine, I love you may you rest in peace you will be missed

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