Patricia A Rucker


Patricia A. Rucker, 88, of Columbia, died Thursday, April 11, 2024 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

She was born January 18, 1936 in Adair County, to the late Herman and Jewell Rose McLean.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Brent Ollery and Mike Ollery.  Pat was a member of Kellyville Community Church, had worked at Osh Kosh B’Gosh and a homemaker.

Survivors include one son, Darrell Ollery (Donna); a daughter-in-law, Melanie Ollery; two brothers, Bill McLean of Dayton, Ohio and Dan McLean of Louisville; one sister, Nancy Bryant of Columbia; three grandchildren, Lindsay Breeding (Steven), Lauren Ollery and Noah Ollery; two great-grandchildren, Kelsay and Briley Breeding; and several other relatives and friends.

Memorial service was held Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at Columbia Cemetery and Bro. Stanley Watson officiated.

The family honored Pat’s wishes to be cremated and Pat requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Kosair Children’s Hospital which can be left or mailed to the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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