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I just got the word of Gelita's passing. I was telling someone last week about playing softball for the Moorman team when I was 18. Gelita and Sue coached and we had a really good team. Those were some of the funniest times of my life. I can still see Gelita laughing and smiling. And telling me "now you hit that ball". I smile every time I think of her. She was a wonderful person to all that knew her.

Posted by: Angie Roe Martin - Belton, KY - Friend   May 14, 2017

So sorry to hear of Gelita's passing. I have many great memories of playing softball and with Gelita coaching. Wonderful memories. You will be missed.

Posted by: Reba Sparks - Westmoreland, TN - Friend   May 06, 2017

I smile every time I think of Gelita and all the memories we made on 2nd and 3 shifts at Executive Inn. She was a true friend and will be missed by all that knew her and loved her.

Posted by: Cindy Fulkerson - Livia, KY - Friend   May 04, 2017

I remember I used to play softball with Gelita and some of the other girls around here for many years. What I remember most is that no matter how big or small the game was she never got excited, mad or upset whether we were winning or losing. She was truly a sweet lady and seemed to treat you the same anytime she saw you. She will be missed and thought about often. My prayers and thoughts go out to

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Posted by: Marsha Gail Bullock - Central City, KY - Family Friend   May 04, 2017

Gelita was one of a kind, always friendly and had something nice to say about everyone. She was one of the people that will always be remembered for her willingness to reach out to each and every person. I am blessed that on this journey called life our paths crossed.

Sue Davis

Posted by: Sue Davis - Owensboro, KY - Friend   May 03, 2017

Gelita is a beautiful soul who will always be in my heart. I am thankful to have had the opportunity to be in her prayers and enjoy her kind inspiring words. I would like to express my deepest condolences to her family.

Posted by: Tricia Venditti - Chandler, IN - Friend   May 03, 2017

Oh I am so saddened by this news. My thoughts and prayers go out to my old softball friends and their families. Rest in Peace dear Gelita.

Posted by: Ladonna Barnes - Friend   May 03, 2017

I am so sorry to hear of Gelita's passing. God certainly got a gem. She was a wonderful person and I always enjoyed talking to her. I worked at Advance Therapy Innovations in Owensboro. I looked forward to seeing her everytime she came in. She always had a smile on her face and a very positive person. I will always have think of her whenever I see the Womens Tenn basketball team. RIP sweet lady.

Posted by: Karen Hein - Owensboro, KY - Friend   May 03, 2017

I am so sorry to hear about Gelita's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with James and her family. Everytime I see the Tenn. girls basketball team I will always think of her. She was such a sweetheart and a joy to talk to. She always had a smile on her face. God certainly got a gem. RIP.

Posted by: Karen Hein - Owensboro, KY - Friend   May 03, 2017

I worked with Gelita at the Executive Inn and loved her dearly. I think of her often, and so many of the lessons I've taken to heart in my working life came from her. My heart is with her family today. So sorry for your loss.

Posted by: Angie Chinn    May 03, 2017