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Mary Frances Grubbs

Mary Frances Grubbs

Mary Frances Grubbs, “Granny Grubbs”, 97, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday August 16, 2020 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born on Tuesday, October 24, 1922 in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse & Monta Ray Preston . Mary was a homemaker, who was an avid cook & enjoyed needlework . She had a strong love for animals and was passionate about gardening. Mary was the last surviving daughter-in-law of Eli & Beatrice Grubbs. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Smith Grubbs & a daughter, Marcia Lynn Sebastian.

Survivors include a daughter, Joyce (Bobby) Ballard; grandchildren, Sandy (Darrin) Peters & Troy Miller, both of Lancaster, Tammy Davis, of Florida, Lisa (Jason Oliver) Sebastian, of Paint Lick; great-grandchildren,  Kristopher (Stacey) Clark, of Hustonville, Jesse Eli (Courtney) Clark, of Berea & Emily (Logan) Hill, of Lancaster; great-great-grandchildren, Lexy, Chasity, Kyndall, & Lila Clark & Jordyn & Mason Hill, as well as a special caregiver, Becky Miller.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home with Larry Grubbs officiating & burial following at Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kristopher Clark, Darrin Peters, Troy Miller, Jason Oliver, Logan Hill & Randy Grubbs. Honorary pallbearers include, Freeman Wylie, Jesse Clark, Bobby Ballard, Lloyd Sebastian, Jr. & Betty Ross, Johnny Grubbs & “Frank”. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until service time on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may go to an animal charity of your choice. Friends & family may share memories & leave condolences on her tribute wall at : www.ramsey-young.com. Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

19 Condolences

  • Darrell and Teresa Estes Posted August 16, 2020 5:49 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I always thought so much of Mary Frances. Prayers for the family.

  • Bill and Mary Ann Graves Posted August 16, 2020 6:11 pm

    So sorry to hear about Mrs. Grubbs. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family

  • Melanie Moore Posted August 17, 2020 2:00 pm

    So sorry to hear about Granny Grubbs. She was the Sweetest and most humble person, She is a big part of my great childhood memories. We share the love for cats and all Gods creatures. Prayers for the family.

  • Karen McCulley Posted August 17, 2020 2:53 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mary Frances was such a sweet and precious lady. I played many days at her house with Lynn. She was one of my Mama’s greast friends and what a good cook she was. Hugs and prayers for all of you.

  • Karen McCulley Posted August 17, 2020 3:02 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mary Frances was such s sweeyyznd precious lady. I spent many days st her house playing with Lynn growing up. She was one of my Mama’s great friend. What a good cook she was!! Hugs and prayers for all.

  • Ricky Sparks Posted August 17, 2020 5:57 pm

    Sandy and family, my deepest sympathy in the passing of your Granny Grubb’s, you like me was very close to your granny, thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  • Kay E Grubbs Greene Posted August 17, 2020 7:38 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We are sorry for your loss.
    Love Kay Grubbs Greene and Family

  • Norma Elaine goode Posted August 17, 2020 7:46 pm

    Joyce ..so sorry for the loss of your SWEET Mother…Always so kind and good to everyone …May Jesus comfort you and the family at this time…Love, Norma

  • (Niece) Kay Estelle (Grubbs) Greene Posted August 17, 2020 10:53 pm

    Sorry for your loss.. Aunt Mary Francis was a wonderful and beautiful woman. My last visit she welcomed me and sister Doris with a wonderful smile,her parlor was beautifully laid out for wedding celebration.and her feast.

  • Eddie & Pat Murphy Posted August 18, 2020 12:49 am

    Joyce, so sorry for your loss. A sweet lady.

  • Janice Preston Hall Posted August 18, 2020 4:48 am

    I’m sorry to hear of Mary Francis passing. She was a good woman. Prayers for the family

  • Shelia Gilliam Posted August 18, 2020 9:11 am

    So sorry for your all’s loss Mary Frances was a sweet soul. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for you all.

  • Kay Grubbs Greene and Family Posted August 18, 2020 12:32 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Very sorry for your loss.

  • Freeman and Rita Wylie Posted August 18, 2020 3:52 pm

    So sorry for the loss of “granny” she was a sweet soul and we loved her dearly. We will miss her so much..

  • Ron Burgen Posted August 18, 2020 6:33 pm

    Prayers for the family … Sorry for your loss

  • Ron Burgen Posted August 18, 2020 6:33 pm

    Prayers for the Family …. Sorry for your loss

  • Nephew Larry and Teresa Grubbs and family Posted August 19, 2020 12:59 am

    Joyce and Family, We are so sorry for the loss of your mother and Granny. She was a wonderful and loving person and will be greatly missed by all.

  • Nephew Larry and Teresa Grubbs and family Posted August 19, 2020 1:03 am

    Joyce and family. Our thoughts and prayers and love are with you in the loss of your wonderful and loving mother and Granny.

  • Mary Ray Eades Posted September 23, 2020 8:57 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Mary Frances. I spent lots of time at her house with Lynn. Such fond memories. Prayers for the family.

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