Eula Mae (Hornback) Rigdon

May 21, 1941 ~ December 20, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Eula Rigdon Obituary

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

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


Eula Mae Hornback Rigdon, 81, of Sonora passed away Tuesday December 20, 2022 at Elizabethtown Nursing Rehab Elizabethtown, Kentucky with her family by her side.


Eula Mae Hornback Rigdon was born May 21, 1941 to the late Sam Henry and Ruby Florence Hornback.


Eula was a loving Mother and Mamaw, she was an avid farmer she had a love for nature and animals.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years,

Russell Rigdon, two sons, Gary Wayne and Ronnie Gene Rigdon, one daughter, Amy Sue Rigdon, one brother, Leon Hornback, two sisters, Jean Ammons, and Mary Fields.


Eula is survived by two sons, Michael Wendell (Ashley) Rigdon, and Russell Wayne ‘Baby Doll” (April)  Rigdon, two daughters, Connie Diana (Kenny) Riggs, and Kimberly Joann (William) Goodman, 8 grandchildren, Gary Jr.,  Ryan, Chris, Kayla, Heavin, Callie, Ashton, and Kaden, one granddaughter Megan Lindsay Riggs who was the apple of her eye, 7 step-grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, one sister, Ramona Faye Riggs, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


Funeral services for Eula Mae Hornback Rigdon, will be held at12:00 p.m. Wednesday December 28, 2022 at the William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel, with Brother Kenny Merritt officiating, burial to follow in the Sonora Cemetery.


Visitation for Eula Mae Hornback Rigdon will be held Tuesday December 27, 2022 from 4 to 8 at the funeral home and will continue after 9 a.m. Wednesday until time of service at funeral home.



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

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December 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 AM
William R. Rust Funeral Home
612 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Funeral Service
December 28, 2022

12:00 PM
William R. Rust Funeral Home
612 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Hodgenville, KY 42748


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