Geneva Ann Wathen Riggs

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

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

Geneva Ann Wathen Riggs, 82, of Hodgenville passed away Wednesday August 18, 2021 at Helmwood Healthcare in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Geneva was born December 1, 1938 in Lebanon, Kentucky to the late William Harry and Mary Lorena Abell Wathen.

Geneva was a hairdresser opening her own shop Geneva’s Hairstyling for 20+ years. She went on to retire as a Social Worker, She was a Sunday School Teacher, She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe and Frank Wathen, one sister, Odele Caldwell, one son-in-law, Richard Whelan.

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She leaves to cherish her memory, two sons, James Donald (Crystal) Maupin of Hodgenville, and Rodney Maupin of Phoenix City Alabama, one daughter, Sabrina Whelan of Hodgenville, nine grandchildren, twenty two great-grandchildren, five sisters, Gesine Cooley of Michigan, Colleen Luckett of Fern Creek, Rosie Browning of Lebanon, Betty Newton of Louisville, Georgie Francisco of Lebanon, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Geneva Ann Wathen Riggs, will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday August 21, 2021 at Family Worship Center in Hodgenville with Bishop Mark Knight officiating, with burial to follow in Red Hill Cemetery.

Visitation for Geneva will be held Friday August 20, 2021 from 4-8 p.m. at the Family Worship Center 343 Tanner Road Hodgenville, Kentucky and will continue after 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church 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.

Elizabeth Carol “Betsy” Culver

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Elizabeth Carol “Betsy” Culver 78, of New Haven died Sunday August 15, 2021 at her residence.

She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, she served as a Nunn of the Catholic Faith for 15 years and in that period she received her Master Degree in Mathematics from the University of Illinois, She spent 30+ years as a teacher in the Catholic and public school system where her influence shows in the success of so many of her students. She belonged to Wednesday night Ladies Bowling League.

She was born May 22, 1943 in New Haven to the late Joseph Martin and Ada Corinne Bryan Culver.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, four brothers, Corky, Allen, Randall and Homer Culver, two sisters Vivian Miles and Joanne Bickel.

She is survived by two sisters, Jeanette Greenwell and LaVerne Clark, and numerous nieces, nephews and great Nieces, and Nephews, with special caregivers, Michelle Varney, and Joe Paul Brady.

The Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Elizabeth C. Culver will be held Thursday August 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven with Father Matthew Hardesty officiating, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation for Elizabeth C. Culver will be held Wednesday August 18, 2021 from 4 -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. Thursday at the funeral home until time of service at the church.

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

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