Donnie Houchens, age 77, of Butler Road in Christian County, KY, passed away at 2:12 AM on Friday, April 13, 2018, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Hayes officiating and burial to follow in New Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Monday, April 16, 2018, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Donnie was born in Christian County, on May 15, 1940, the son of the late William Carl Houchens and Kathryn Paige Jones. He was a farmer in Christian County and also raised tobacco. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Christian County. He was a former member of Eagles Club. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his great granddaughter.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years Ollie Futrell Houchens of Christian County, KY; his three daughters, Brenda Osfeld and husband Michael of Cincinnati, OH, Donna Cravens and Tommy Harris of Christian County, KY, Jennifer Houchens and Henry Gibbs of Hopkinsville, KY; one step-son, Jeff Futrell and wife Pam of Christian County, KY; two-stepdaughters, Teresa Johns and husband Larry of Christian County, KY, Cyndee Schneider of Christian County, KY; three brothers, twin brother Ronnie Houchens and wife Cassandra of Christian County, KY, Roy Houchens and wife Patty of Christian County, KY, Clay Houchens of Christian County, KY; six sisters, Ilene Long of Christian County, KY, Elaine Perry and husband Raymond of Hopkinsville, KY, Janice Mayes and husband Donnie of Hopkinsville, KY, Linda Curtis and husband Bill of Hopkinsville, KY, Pamela Dill of Hopkinsville, KY, Kathy Marsh of Hopkinsville, KY, twelve grandchildren and multiple great grandchildren
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to charity of your choice.