Terry Lynn Cruse

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

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

Terry Lynn Cruse, 63, of Hodgenville passed away Thursday July 15, 2021 at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, with his family by his side.

Terry was born November 6, 1957 in Hart County to the late John B. and Margaret Salsman Cruse.

Terry graduated from Larue Co. High School in 1976, he obtained a associates of Arts degree at E.C.C., and graduated from  Kentucky Sheriff Academy at W.K.U., an elected president of his class, also graduated from the Police Academy dept. of Criminal Justice Training at E.K.U. 2ND in his class. Chief Deputy Sheriff from 1986 to 1999, also the Mayor of Hodgenville from 2006 to 2014, received Purple heart, from National Sheriffs Association for getting shot in the line of duty.

His 1st year in office he over seen and managed the reconstruction of Hodgenville Square and managed the construction and placement of the statue of young Abe Lincoln, Moved city Hall & Police Dept. to Civic Center, Constructed new water Tower at Fairgrounds, updated Creek front park with water, New restrooms, playground equipment, and basketball court.

In addition to his parents, Terry was preceded in death by his sister, Mayola Cruse Jeffries.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Hall Cruse of Hodgenville, his son, John Daniel ( Heather) Cruse of Hodgenville, three grandchildren, Carley June Cruse, Easton William Cruse, and Avia Lynn Cruse, AKA one brother, J.R. Jeffries, one brother-in-law, Bobbie Jeffries, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Terry Lynn Cruse will be held Sunday July 18, 2021 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of William R. Rust Funeral Home, with Brother Mark Terrance officiating, burial will follow in the South Fork Church Cemetery.

Visitation for Terry Lynn Cruse will be held Saturday July 17, 2021 from 3 – 8 p.m. and after 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home until time of service.

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

David Thomas McMillen

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

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

David Thomas McMillen, 73, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky passed away Friday July 9, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side.

He was born September 8, 1947 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky to the late Tony Columbus and Dorothy Mae Butler McMillen.

David was a self- employed construction worker, he was a Christian by faith. He was a Marine veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his, wife Norma Ruth Duncan, one daughter, Crystal McMillen, one son, Bobby Duncan, and one brother, Tony McMillen Jr.

He is survived by, five sons, David (Christina) McMillen of Elizabethtown, Craig (Sandy) McMillen of Frankfort, Mike (Tonya) McMillen of Frankfort, Dennis (Autumn) Johnson of North Carolina, Keith  Duncan of Indiana, one daughter, Patricia Atkinson of Texas, five brothers, four sisters, 24 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services for David Thomas McMillen will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday July 14, 2021 at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel with Brother Lucas Hedgespeth officiating, with burial to follow at Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens, in Elizabethtown.

Visitation for David Thomas McMillen will be held Tuesday July 13, 2021 from 5 -8 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel and will continue after 8:30 Wednesday until the time of service at the funeral home.

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

John Wayne Brown

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

John Wayne Brown, 66, of New Haven, Kentucky passed away Saturday July 3, 2021 at his residences in New Haven with his family by his side.

John was born in Hardin County to the late Hansel Brown and his mother, Mary Edward Laswell Brown.

He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, John was a great conversationalist he never met a stranger which made him a great salesman, he could make anyone smile, he was an avid golfer, a loving husband, father, son, brother, and uncle.

In addition to his father, John was preceded in death by a daughter, Kayla Marie Brown.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 30 years, Fran M. Brown, of New Haven, a daughter, Mary Alice Brown of New Haven, his mother, Mary Edward Brown of Elizabethtown, two brothers, Steve (Carol) Brown, and Mark (Lucy) Brown both of Elizabethtown, one sister, Rhondalyn “Pug” (Larry) Waddell of Elizabethtown, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for John Wayne Brown, will be held Thursday July 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father, Scott Wimsett, and Father Ken Fortener officiating.

Visitation for John Wayne Brown, will be held Wednesday July 7, 2021 from 3-8 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel with prayer services at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel  and will continue Thursday after 8:30 at the funeral home until time of service at the church.

In keeping with his wishes after his service he chose cremation and to take his ashes to the ocean.

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

DorothyMae Fitzmayer Hill

William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel.

167 N. Main Street

New Haven, Kentucky 40051

Dorothy Mae Fitzmayer Hill, 82, of Boston, Kentucky passed away Friday June 25, 2021 at her residence with her family by her side.

She was born March 28, 1939 in Jefferson County to the late Raymond and Dorothy Tynan Fitzmayer.

She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven, she was the organist for St. Catherine Catholic Church, she also gave piano lessons, she was a loving mother, grandmother and step-mother.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by, her husband, William Joseph “JR’ Hill III, one granddaughter, Brittany Helm, two brothers, Bob Fitzmayer, and Joe Fitzmayer, two sisters, Mary Rosella “Anita” Fitzmayer and Shirley Ann Wimsatt, one step-son J.R. Hill.

She is survived by three sons, Don (Nancy) Chase of Dayton Ohio, Robert Scott(LaWanda) Chase of Louisville, Terry Hill of Boston, six daughters, Jennifer Gayle Middleton of Missouri, Robin Lynn Howard of Boston, Chris Chase of Louisville, Pamela (James) Scoggins of Louisville, Maureen Rued of Boston, and Diane Wilson of Boston, one sister, Betty Jane Stevens of Louisville, Ten grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral Services for Dorothy Mae Fitzmayer Hill will be held Monday June 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father Matthew Hardesty officiating.

Visitation for Dorothy will be held Sunday June 27, 2021 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home New Haven Chapel with prayer services at 6:00 p.m. with Father Matthew Hardesty officiating and visitation will continue on Monday  after 8:30 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

Mayola Cruse Jeffries

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

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

Mayola Cruse Jeffries, 79, of Hodgenville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at her son’s John Roberts home on Wednesday June 16, 2021.

She was born August 7, 1941 in Larue County to late John B. and Mary Margaret Salsman Cruse.

 Mayola was retired from Fort Knox Civil Service, she was a devoted Christian, she was a member of the Magnolia Baptist Church. She loved her family, friends, sewing and painting.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Michael DeKaland.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Bobbie E. Jeffries, by her children, Perry Jeffries, Vickie (Andy) Benningfield, Clyde (Francis) Jeffries, Sherrie (David) Millin, and John “J.R.’ (Susie) Jeffries, all of Hodgenville, 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, one brother Terry (Cindy) Cruse and a first cousin who she considered as a sister Loreta Miller of Hodgenville, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services for Mayola Cruse Jeffries will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday June 18, 2021 at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel with Brother Mark Terrance officiating with burial to follow at Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.

Visitation for Mayola Cruse Jeffries will be held Thursday June 17, 2021 from 4- 8 p.m. at the William R. Rust Funeral Home and will continue after 8:30 a.m. Friday until time of service at 11 a.m.

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