Ruby Ann Yates

Friday 15th of March 1940 - Saturday 30th of July 2022

Ruby Ann Yates

Services

Visitation

Aug 3, 2022 (1:30 pm - 2:00 pm)

Milward-Southland

391 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY

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Funeral Service

Aug 3, 2022 (2:00 pm )

Milward-Southland

391 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY

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Ruby Ann Yates, 82, of Lexington passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022. She was born to the late Andrew Yates, Sr. and Frances Crain Yates on March 15, 1940 in Junction City, Boyle County, Kentucky.


She graduated from Camp Dick Robertson High School, a member of the Class of 1958. Always a hard and dedicated worker, she employed her skills at several firms during her career. Ruby worked at H.L. Green for 5 years, Lexington Federal for 25 years, Macy for 5 years, and she retired from Kroger after being a go-to customer service representative there.


Ruby's hobbies included gardening and cruises. She enjoyed sharing about the cruises she took to exotic locations, like Hawaii and Alaska.


She is survived by family members who will cherish their memories of her. They are: her nephew Anthony Todd “Tony” (Margaret Gullet) Wheeler and her brother, Gordon B. (Rita) Yates. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two siblings, Betty Lee Yates Wheeler and Andrew Yates, Sr.


Her services will take place on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Milward-Southland: visitation 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., followed immediately by the funeral at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens.

Guest Book

Anthony wheeler

says

She was like a mother to me I will miss her

5 days ago

Kathy

says

Ruby and I go back 40 years. Going on cruises and to Hawaii. I hope my friend is resting in the sunshine.

1 week ago

Collette Schaffer

says

So Sorry to hear of Ruby's passing. She was a wonderful person full of energy, she will be missed.

1 week ago

Dan Yares

says

Ruby had the most wonderful smile. It has been some time since I visited at Boston Road. She was a great lady. Condolences to everyone.

1 week ago