Miss Aerial Clarice Irene Rusk, age 23, of Ekron, KY, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon, IN. Aerial was a very loving mother, whose greatest love in life was her son and her family.
Aerial was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Patricia Rae Rusk. She is survived by her son, Joseph Lawrence Ray “JoJo” Rusk; her mother, Christie Lynn Bradley, Ekron; her step father, Chucky Valentine, Ekron; her father, Ryan Thomas Robert Rusk, Tacoma, WA; two sisters, Madison Christina Rae Rusk, Allison Marie McClure, both of Ekron; her grandparents, Larry and Frannie Bradley, Flaherty; her aunt, Tina Marie Bradley, Brandenburg; her uncle, Nik Nikolao, Brandenburg; and her cousins, Ashley and Kobe Nikolao, both of Brandenburg.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 30, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, with Rev. Jeff Hopper officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg, from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, and from 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. on Thursday. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to any family member, so that a trust fund for JoJo can be established. Online Condolences may be left at www.hagerfuneralhome.com.