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Leola Rucker

June 2, 1929 — January 25, 2020

Mrs. Leola (Reynolds) Rucker of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Lee and Gertrude (Caulk) Reynolds, was born in Finley on June 2, 1929. She departed this life on Saturday, January 25, 2020 in Greensburg at the Green Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, being 90 years, 6 months, and 27 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a lifelong member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where she especially enjoyed singing in the choir. Mrs. Rucker was a testament of personal strength, and a 42 year breast cancer survivor. She was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom, a cherished mother and grandmother, and a devoted homemaker to Mr. G.L. Rucker, Jr., who preceded her in death in 1993.

She is survived by:

A daughter and son-in-law: Lorrie and David Spachman of Greensburg,

Two sisters: Eula Durham and Shirley Kennon, both of Campbellsville,

A brother: Bob Reynolds and wife Rita of Columbia,

Two grandchildren: Joshua Spachman and wife Stephanie of Hodgenville, and Christopher Spachman of Bowling Green,

And a host of beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Parnell Reynolds, and a sister, Aileen Lyon.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Rucker on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the sanctuary of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 6380 Old Lebanon Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Dr. James Jones and Bro. Dennis Santos will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Monday, January 27, from 11:00 AM until time for the service.

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Service Schedule

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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