A RESOLUTION adjourning the House of Representatives in honor and loving memory of Anne Blane Grubbs

WHEREAS, Anne Grubbs was born October 14, 1950, in Martinsville, Virginia, the cherished daughter of the late Margaret Shelburne Blane and John Blane; and

WHEREAS, Anne Grubbs was a proud graduate of Roanoke College and Western Kentucky University, where she received her master’s degree in education; and

WHEREAS, Anne Grubbs taught for 20 years in elementary schools in Kentucky and Virginia, and retired from the field of education after 17 years as the Enrichment and Volunteer Coordinator for the Bowling Green and Warren County School District; and

WHEREAS, an 11-year cancer survivor, Anne Grubbs was named the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission Woman of the Year in 2003, and in 2010 she was honored with the Jefferson Award for Public Service and the Athena Leadership Award; and

WHEREAS, a former board member of the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, Anne Grubbs was a member of Kiwanis, where she was president in 2012-2013. She was a former member of the Bowling Green Women’s Club and the Houchens Center Board, and was an ALIVE Center Founding Member; and

WHEREAS, Anne Grubbs was a loyal member of State Street United Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, Anne Grubbs departed this earthly life on August 8, 2014, leaving all her former students, the families who were touched by her indelible presence, and the myriad citizens of Bowling Green that she so dutifully served in solemn mourning; and

WHEREAS, Anne Grubbs was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Dana Davis Bayley. She is survived by her loving husband, Michael Grubbs, and several nieces, nephews, former students, and cherished friends whose lives she changed;


Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

  • Section 1. The House of Representatives hereby expresses its most profound sense of sorrow upon the passing of Anne Blane Grubbs, and extends its most sincere condolences to her family, friends, and community in this time of loss.
  • Section 2. When the House of Representatives adjourns this day, it does so in honor and loving memory of Anne Blane Grubbs.
  • Section 3. The Clerk of the House of Representatives is directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Mr. Michael Grubbs, 1244 Park Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101.


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REG. SESS. 15 RS BR 373