Susie Darlene Tucker Young

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

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

Susie Darlene Tucker Young, 77, of Breckinridge County, formerly of LaRue County passed away Monday January 4, 2021 at Hill Creek Rehab in Louisville, Kentucky.  

Sue was born June 23, 1943 at home in LaRue county to the late Lester and Virigina Hornback Tucker.

She was a Christian by faith, she loved the outdoors and dearly loved animals, she was a dairy farmer most of her life.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Young.

She is survived by a son Billy Joe Young of Sonora, two Brothers, Lester Carlos (Debbie) Tucker of Sonora, Daymon (Liz) Tucker of Wimberley Texas, one sister, Addie Dean Tucker Lowe of Indianapolis, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Graveside services for Susie Darlene Tucker Young will be Saturday January 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Coyle Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Hudson Kentucky, with Bro. Matt Tucker officiating.

Visitation for Susie Darlene Tucker Young will be held Saturday January 9, 2021

from 9:30 to 11:30 at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel.

Due to the covid 19 mask or face covering is required.

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

Elizabeth Lee “Libby” Willis Grubbs

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

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

Elizabeth Lee “Libby” Willis Grubbs, 86, of Hodgenville, went to be with her Heavenly Father Sunday January 3, 2021 at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville.

Libby was born July 23, 1934 in Adair County to the late, Evan Newton and Bertha Marie Breeding Willis.

She was a member of Nolynn Baptist Church and First Baptist Church, Of Hodgenville, she volunteered as a Red Coat at Sunrise Manor, She was a member of The Young at Heart Choir, She was also a member of the Nolynn Community Homemakers, she belonged to the LaRue County Saddle Club, and the Kentucky Quarter Horse Association.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Samantha Grubbs, two brothers, Bobbie and Glenn Willis, one sister, Reba Stewart.

She is survived by five sons, Montie (Myra) Grubbs of Tennessee, Garry (Rollanda) Grubbs of Hodgenville, Steve (Regina) Grubbs of Nicholasville, Dana (Rita) Grubbs of Howardstown, and Lenn (Cathy) Grubbs of Hodgenville, ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one brother, Danny Willis of Louisville, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

There will be a private Graveside service for the family in the Sonora Cemetery with Reverend William Curle officiating.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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

Francis Gerald Donahue

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel

                                                               167 N. Main St.

                                                    New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Francis Gerald Donahue, 71, passed away Sunday January 3, 2021 at his residence at Bardstown, with his family by his side.

He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church of Culvertown. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.

He was born September 22, 1949 in Nelson County to the late, John Ernest and Mary Golda Clark Donahue.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, John Ernest Jr. and Joseph Howard Donahue, three sisters, Kathlene Porter, Judy Ballard, and Frances Culver.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Louise Linton Donahue of Bardstown, one son, Michael Paul (Jackie) Donahue of Bardstown, a daughter, Tina Renee (Travis) Smith of Bardstown, four grandchildren, Kayla Rachell DeMar, Jessica Danielle Ingram, Michael Hunter Donahue, Savanna Leigh Donahue, two great-grandchildren, Aubrey Renee Weiber, and Madison Nicole Weiber, two brothers, James R. (Marie) Donahue of Lexington, and Thomas Calvin Donahue of Bardstown, three sisters, Mary Cecilia Hammond of Louisville, Mary Myrtle Clark of New Haven, and Mary Pauline Jackson of Louisville, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday January 6, 2021, from 2 to 8 p.m. at William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel with prayers services at 5 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Deacon Arnold Downs officiating and will continue Thursday January 7, after 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday January 7, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church with Father Jason Harris officiating with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel is in charge of his arrangements.

It is recommended that all visitors wear a mask or face covering.

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

Web page: williamrrustfuneralhome.com

Mary D. Lowe-Jackson

Mary Lowe-Jackson, devoted wife, educator, stepmother, and grandmother passed away New Year’s Day.
She was 82.
An educator for over 35 years, Mrs. Lowe-Jackson began her career in Hodgenville after graduating from Kentucky State University in 1960. She was the valedictorian of her class. She also earned a master’s in education from Western Kentucky University.
In 1966, Lowe-Jackson took a teaching position with Fort Knox Community schools, where she remained for the next 30 years.
Mrs. Lowe-Jackson was a past president of the National Association of Section Six Educators, representing 3,500 to 4,000 teachers in government schools, mostly on military bases. She served as vice-president of the Democratic Woman’s Club. She was a passionate advocate for education, lobbying lawmakers in Frankfort and Washington D.C. on behalf of teachers, students and public schools.
Mrs. Lowe-Jackson was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Ruth (née Pointer) Williams and Charles Williams. She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Curtis I. Jackson, Sr. of Hodgenville; her stepsons, Curtis I. Jackson, Jr. (Ronna) of Troy, Michigan and Franchott R. Cooper (Lillian) of Detroit; her stepdaughters, Crystal Jackson, PhD. of Chicago, Illinois and Clarissa P. Jackson of Detroit; her brothers, Hervert Williams (Christine) of Franklin, KY.; Leon Williams (Linda) of Lexington, and Whitney Williams of Louisville; her sister, Shirley Mucker (Larry, Sr.) of Louisville; and an aunt whom she regarded as a sister, Mary Smith of Louisville.
She leaves behind seven grandchildren; Curtis I. Jackson III (Tre), Ruby Grace Jackson, Kennedy Cooper, Carlie Cooper, Andrew Cooper, Anna Cooper, and Caiden Rendles. She is also survived by her nephews, Larry Mucker, Jr. of Baton Rouge, LA., Charles D. Mucker of Louisville, Steve Smith of Maryland, and Clark Williams of Lexington, Ky; and a niece, Lacretia (née Williams) Pratt of Franklin, KY.
She also leaves a legacy in education that has inspired numerous former students.
The family wishes to express its deepest appreciation for Mrs. Lowe-Jackson’s devoted caregiver, Hope Edwards Self.

Graveside services for Mary Jackson will be held Thursday January 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Red Hill Cemetery with Reverend William Curle officiating.

Drive by visitation will be held Wednesday January 6, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Greater Kentucky/ Southern Indiana chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Daniel Howard “Dano” Kronk

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel

                                                               167 N. Main St.

                                                    New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Daniel Howard “Dano” Kronk, 25, passed away December 29, 2020, in Louisville, Kentucky.

He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.  Daniel was a loving son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Maurice and Elouise Head Howard.

He is survived by his parents, Daniel R. and Susan Howard Kronk, a sister, Ella G. Kronk, along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Dano was a kind, helpful young man, he had a heart of gold and never met a stranger.

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel is in charge of his arrangements.

Funeral mass will be held Monday January 4. 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father Jason Harris officiating with burial to follow in St. Catherine Catholic Church cemetery.

Due to Covid-19 regulations, there will be no visitation,

Family request expression of sympathy take the form of donations to be made in Honor of Daniels name to the Kentucky Humane Society.

Family would like to express their sincere thanks to family and friends for their love and support during this difficult time of loss.  

It is recommended that all visitors wear a mask or face covering.

Address for Humane Society 1000 Lyndon Lane, Suite B, Louisville, Ky. 40222

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

Web page: williamrrustfuneralhome.com