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Obituary: Ruby F. Bates, 58, Adair Co., KY, native

She was a member of a respected south Adair County family with many relatives here and in the area.
This obituary information is a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY

Ruby F. Bates, 58, Columbus, IN, formerly of Adair Co., KY, died May 27, 2010, at her home.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at 10:30amET/9:30amCT, at Jewell-Rittman Famikly Funeral Home, 3855 East 25th ST, Columbus, In, with burial in Garland Brooks Cemetery, 501 N. Gladstone AV, Columbus, IN. Visitation will be on Monday, May 31, 2010, from 4-8pmET and on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, after 9:30amET.

She was a daughter of the late Carl and Elsie Pelston, Breeding, Adair County, KY.She is survived by the following:
  • One son and daughter in law: Tavis and Stephanie Jeffares, Columbus, IN

  • Three grandchildren: Skylar, Nathan and Allison Jeffares

  • Four brothers: Walter and wife Marie Pelston, Breeding, KY; Larry and wife Carolyn Pelston, Sparksville, KY; Terry Pelston, Campbellsville, KY; and Ronnie and wife Linda Pelston, Columbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Edith Gabehart, Campbellsville, KY; and Louise and husband Mitchell Furkins, Columbia, KY

  • She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters, Homer and Kenneth Pelston; and Myrtie Wooten and Sylvia Shively.

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
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