(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Ruby Warren Yates, 98, of Lineville will be Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Alan Burst, Bro. Ray Warren, Bro. Roger Hammett, Bro. Ricky Daniel and Bro. Brandon Owen officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery in Lineville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, before services begin.

Mrs. Yates passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, at her residence.

A Wedowee native, Mrs. Yates was born Dec. 1, 1922, the daughter of Monroe Dolphus and Florence Hendon Warren. She was a member of Mt. Prospect Baptist Church and worked and retired as a nurse at Wedowee Hospital.

Survivors include her three daughters, Rudean Lett, JoAnna McDonald (Winford) and Rozell East (Dennis), all of Lineville; son, Carey Yates of Lineville; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 40 great-great-grandchildren; great-great-great-grandchild; and brother, Dr. Dolphus Ray Warren of Hixson, Tenn. Mrs. Yates was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Burell Yates; grandson, Trey Young; son-in-law, Donnie Lett; daughter-in-law, Valera Tidwell; sister, Alpha Heard; and brothers, Hendon Warren and Johnny Warren.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Yates' grandsons, Bobby McDonald, Richard Forte, Robert Forte, Steven Yates, Micah Yates and Larry Lett.

The family will accept flowers but prefers donations and any donations may be made to the Mt. Prospect Baptist Church Building Fund at 358 Co. Rd. 38, Lineville, AL 36266. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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