Ruth Virginia Grimes Hornback

Ruth Virginia Grimes Hornback, 95, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, February 14, 2021 at her home. She was a native of Hardin County and a member of Unity Baptist Church in Stephensburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Hornback; parents, Robert and Nannie Lee Clark Grimes; daughter-in-law, Andrea Hornback; five brothers and one sister. She is survived by four children, Leon Hornback, Howard Hornback, and Katherine (Jim) Gabbard all of Elizabethtown and Connie (Paul) Curtsinger of Glendale; three sisters-in-law, Louise Gimes of Elizabethtown, Mildred Walls of Vine Grove, and Margie Helm of Leitchfield; five grandchildren, David and Brittany Boone of Radcliff, Darrell and Jeana Boone, Crystal Hornback, Steven Hornback, and Michael and Melissa Curtsinger all of Elizabethtown; eight great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild on the way; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Roger McGuffin officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Saturday and continues after 12 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Sunday, February 21, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Sunday, February 21, 2021 starting at 2:00 PM
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