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Ruth Ann Yates

June 5, 1932 ~ March 28, 2020 (age 87)


Ruth Ann Yates, 87, of Greenup, KY passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at her residence.

She was born June 5, 1932 in Danleyton, Kentucky a daughter of the late Roscoe and Grace Caldwell Tackett.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a daughter Barbara Kelly; and granddaughter Terri Yates.

Ruth was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball Fan. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with family and a hard worker. She was a member of the Unity Baptist Church in Ashland Kentucky. She retired at C&O Raildroad after 40 years of Service.

She is survived by a son Estil Yates Jr.; daughter, Jean Ann (James) Pinson; grandchildren, Kristi Yates, Jason Yates, and Jessica Reed; great grandchildren, Ezekiel Merritt, Gracie Robertson, and Hunter Robertson; sisters, Sarah Weber, Mary Lou Womack, and Opel (Lovell) Caudell; special daughter, Jodeana Blackport.

A Private Graveside Service will be held at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.

Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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