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Ruth Inez Oakes, 88, Metcalfe County, KY (1927-2016)

She was a homemaker and of the Presbyterian faith. She was the daughter of the late Lewis & Eunice Skaggs and the widow of Elvas Lee Oakes.
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Ruth Inez Oakes, age 88, of Edmonton, KY, died Monday, June 14, 2016 at her home.

Funeral services will be held 1pmCT Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Smith Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5pmCT until 8pmCT Wednesday, June 15, and after 9am Thursday until the service.

Ruth Inez Oakes, 88, Metcalfe County, KY June 17, 1927 - June 13, 2016 (age 88)
She was born June 17, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Lewis and Eunice Skaggs Stephens. She died June 13, 2016, at the age of 88 years, 11 months, and 27 days.

She was a homemaker and of the Presbyterian faith.

She is survived by:
  • Her daughter Nelda Oakes of Edmonton, KY

  • Two brothers: Phillip and Freeman Stephens.

  • Four sisters: Stella Harvey, Evelyn Garmon, Raye Shives and Joyce Button.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Elvas Lee Oakes.

Send condolences to the family Butler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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