William Owen Mills Jr.

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

William Owen Mills Jr., 76, of New Haven, Kentucky went to be with his Heavenly Father Tuesday August 10, 2021 at his residence in New Haven with his family by his side.

William Owen Mills Jr., was born December 7, 1944 in Louisville to the late William Owen Sr. and Marie Brady Mills. William was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, William was a talented total craftsman, he was a kind hearted man which was always willing to help anyone, he shared his knowledge with his children and grandchildren, he was a prankster at heart. He enjoyed life and people.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia Carol Mills.

William leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 38 years, Donna Jean Angel Mills of New Haven, two sons, William “Will” Owen Mills III (Toni) of New Haven, Joseph Edward Mills (Rachael) of New Haven, four daughters, Melinda Ann Mills Dennis (Sammy) of Salvisia, Kentucky, Helen Jean Mills Luckett (Jimmy) of Lebanon, Donna Rose Mills Wood (Scott) of Gravel Switch, and Phyllis Diane Mills (Roger Reed) of Lebanon, sixteen grandchildren, Owen, Olivia, Sterling, Debra, Beth, Timothy, Stephanie, Lori, Kenna, Christopher, Christie, Taylor, Macie, Kayala, Morgan, and Megan, 30 plus great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The Mass of Christian Burial for William Owen Mills Jr. will be held Monday August 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven with Father Chris Lubecke, and Father Matthew Hardesty officiating, with cremation to follow.

Visitation for William Owen Mills Jr. will be held Sunday August 15, 2021 from 2 -8 p.m. with prayer service at 5 p.m. in the Chapel of William R. Rust Funeral Home with Father Matthew Hardesty officiating  visitation will continue after 8:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home until time of service at the church.

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel, 167 N. Main St. New Haven Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Web page: williamrrustfuneralhome.com

Robin Denise Burd Poore

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

270-358-3552 / Fax 270-358-3253

Robin Denise Burd Poore, 57, of Hodgenville, Kentucky passed away Sunday August 8, 2021 at her residence in Hodgenville surrounded by her family.

Denise was born October, 12, 1963 to the late Gerald Burd and her mother, Brenda Turner Burd Bales.

Robin Denise Poore was a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, she was an avid horseback rider, she was a member of American Legion Post 87 Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Burd.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, James K. “Jimmy” Poore of Hodgenville, her mother, Brenda Turner Burd Bales, of Hodgenville, two sons, Jonathan Poore of Hodgenville, and Kevin Poore of Florida, one daughter, Kristen Poore of Hodgenville,  seven grandchildren, Alex, Jaxson, Logan, River, Elizabeth, Evelyn, and Wade, one brother, William Burd of Hodgenville, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Robin Denise Burd Poore will be held Thursday August 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel, with Brother David Wortham officiating, burial will follow in the Buffalo Cemetery in Buffalo, Kentucky.

Visitation for Denise will be held Wednesday August 11, 2021 from 3 – 8 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel and will continue after 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home until time of service at 1:00 p.m.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Ann DeMar Rust

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Mary Ann DeMar Rust, 84, of New Haven, Kentucky went to be with her Heavenly Father Saturday July 31, 2021 at her residence in New Haven with her family by her side.

Mary Ann DeMar Rust was born March 02, 1937 in New Haven to the late James and Mary Alice Mattingly DeMar. Mary was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, a homemaker, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother,  sister, Aunt and friend, she also helped in the daily operation of the William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

In addition to her parents Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Charles Louis Rust Sr., one son, Gary E. “Squirrel” Rust, two daughters, Mary Rust, and Sandra D. Rust, one step-grandson, Glenn E. Stratton III, two brothers, J.E. DeMar, Kenneth “Kenny” DeMar, two half-brothers Lewis DeMar, Leon DeMar three sisters, Mary Gertrude “Gertie” Vernon, Ivy Dewitt, and Carmelita Price.

Mary Ann leaves to cherish her memory, five sons, Charles “Chuck” (Beth) Rust Jr, of Ice town, Bruce A. Rust of New Haven, William R. Rust of New Haven, Thomas J. “Jeff” (Vicki) Rust of Hodgenville, John C. (Crystal) Rust of Lyons Station, one daughter, Beverly Ann (Dana) DeSpain of Lyons Station, one daughter-in-law, Pam Douglas Rust of Ice town, one brother, Arnold “Buddy” (Rita) DeMar of Louisville, two sisters, Shirley Dewitt of New Haven, and Cecilia Weyrauch of Louisville, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, with her grandson, Father Kirby Rust and Father Matthew Hardesty officiating, with burial to follow in church Cemetery.

Visitation For Mary Ann DeMar Rust will be held Tuesday August 3, from 12 – 8 at the William R. Rust funeral home with a prayer service at 5:00 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home, with Father Kirby Rust officiating, visitation will continue after 8:30  Wednesday until time of service at 11:00 at the church.

On behalf of the family a Special Thank you goes out to Nelson County Hospice, and Dr. Matthew Stiles.

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel, 167 N. Main St. New Haven Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Web page: williamrrustfuneralhome.com

Marylee Monroe Blakeman

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

270-358-3552 / Fax 270-358-3253

Marylee Monroe Blakeman, 62, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky passed away Monday July 26, 2021 at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown.

Marylee was born November 23, 1958 in Elizabethtown, to the late Genevieve Wathen Monroe and Robert Wesley Monroe.

Marylee was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister, she was a member of South East Christian Church, she was a clerk for Elizabethtown Laundry.

In addition to her parents, Marylee was preceded in death by, a son, Benjamin Blakeman, and her significant other, Bobby McCubbins.

She leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter, Katie (Cassidy Loyall) Barnes of Elizabethtown, a son Cody Blakeman of Illinois, three grandchildren, Lucas Barnes, Blake Barnes, and Brooklyn Loyall, two brothers, Craig and David Monroe both of Elizabethtown, one sister, Susan Rainey ( Michael Nohejl) of Florida, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services for Marylee Monroe Blakeman will be held Saturday July 31. 2021 at 12:30 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel, with Brother Larry P. Vance officiating, burial to follow at the Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.

Visitation for Marylee Monroe Blakeman will be held Saturday July 31, 2021 from 10 a.m.  until time of service at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.

Lucita Marie “Lou” Dunn

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Lucita Marie “Lou”  Dunn, 88, of Bardstown, Kentucky passed away Wednesday July 14, 2021 at Land Mark Rehabilitation Center in Bardstown, Kentucky. She was a resident of Windsor Gardens, of Bardstown.

Lucita was born July 17, 1932 in New Haven to the late Louis and Pauline Hagan Dunn.

She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, she was a loving daughter, sister, and aunt, she was a great cook.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Louis L. Dunn, and Gene Dunn, two sisters, Alberta Feltman, and Helena Dunn.

Lucita is survived by one sister, Cecilia Haynes of Virginia, and by several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her cousin Pat Murray (Marvin) Boone and a dear friend, Susie Rapier both of whom helped to care for her.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday July 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father Matthew Hardesty officiating, with burial to follow in church Cemetery.  

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at the church at 11:00 a.m..

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel, 167 N. Main St. New Haven Kentucky is in charge of arrangements. Web page: williamrrustfuneralhome.com