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Freddie Elaine Rust, age 80, of Russellville, formally of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 at 9:56 a.m. at her residence.

Arrangements were under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home in Franklin.

A private family graveside service was held at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Elaine was born on Dec. 21, 1939 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Curtis Talmadge and Alma Fleming Hodges. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Rust; one brother, Curtis Hodges and two sons-in-law, Dr. Phil Drake and Dale Walters.

She is survived by five daughters, Rhonda Barrow of Franklin, Janet Drake (Michael Cronin) of Russellville, Bonnie White (Michael) of Woodburn, Michelle Hall (Mitch) of Auburn, and Cherie Chavez (Kenny) of Phoenix, Arizona; nine grandchildren, Rachael Barrow, Holly Britt, Lauren Moe, Clint Walters, Kayla Fugate, Corey Fugate, Haley Danehy, Taylor Hollars, Morgan Chavez; seven great-grandchildren, Roman Rigsby, Colt Griffin, Silas Danehy, Camden Lee Britt, Sophie Grace Moe, Ola James Danehy, Avery Elizabeth Britt; one sister, Barbara Wims (Jerry) of Franklin; a sister-in-law, Nancy Hodges of Franklin; several nieces and nephews.

Elaine is a member of Franklin Church of Christ in Franklin. She attended Franklin-Simpson High School. Elaine worked as property manager for Countryside Village. She enjoyed reading and loved gardening. Elaine was an avid dog lover.

Online condolences may be made at and the complete obituary may be read on the Facebook page, Gilbert Funeral Home of Franklin, Ky.