Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Mary Ruth Yates Shoemaker, 87

OWENSBORO, Ky. - Mary Ruth Yates Shoemaker, 87, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 25, 2013 in Owensboro. She was born June 23, 1927 in Lyon County, Ky to the late James Jacob and Ira Robinson Yates. She was a homemaker and loving wife and mother to her husband and children. She was a member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church and enjoyed flowers, antiquing and going to Ky Lake.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Charles Leon Shoemaker (2004), a sister, Louise Johnson and three brothers, J.T., Charles and Raymond Yates.

Surviving are her children, Shirley (Van) Brown of Owensboro, Margaret L. Isbell of Owensboro, Mary (Don) Bray of Beaver Dam, Martha (Monty Timmons) Wenner of Owensboro, Andy (Deb) Shoemaker of Owensboro, Leon (Lisa) Shoemaker of Owensboro, Charles Michael Shoemaker of Owensboro, Kenny (Kathy) Shoemaker of Owensboro, 16 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home with burial to follow in St. Alphonsus Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday at Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home.

Share your memories and photos of Mary Ruth Yates Shoemaker at www.haleymcginnis.com.

In Other News...

One Hospitalized, Another Jailed After Four-Car Collision

HENDERSON, Ky. (9/21/14) ― A multiple-vehicle accident occurred at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 on the southbound bridge… Read More

Paradise NRA Banquet Promises Food, Fun, Prizes

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/19/14) The Second Annual Banquet and Auction for the Paradise Friends of the NRA will be held on… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 19, 2014 3977

Madisonville Man Among Three Arrested for…

in Top Stories by Muhlenberg Sheriff Curtis McGehee
September 17, 2014 3542

Two Arrested for Meth After Traffic Stop

in Top Stories by Alex Piper
September 17, 2014 3273

Wanted Man Leads Troopers on Chase…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 18, 2014 2560

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in News by Karen McKnight
September 19, 2014 2476

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision at…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Russell Nichols

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 17, 2014 3273

Wanted Man Leads Troopers on Chase…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 19, 2014 2476

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision at…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Russell Nichols
September 17, 2014 2021

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Kyle Pharris
September 18, 2014 1797

Manitou Man Charged with DUI

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 18, 2014 1684

Vehicle Strikes CSX Train Cars at Crossing

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 19, 2014 714

Police Searching for Hit-And-Run Driver

in Top Stories by Jennifer Smith, DCSO
September 19, 2014 652

STREET CLOSINGS FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

in Top Stories by Abby Shelton
September 18, 2014 587

Owensboro's Nathan Morris Has Worldwide…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 20, 2014 580

Man Charged with Theft After KSP…

in Top Stories by Alexis McGee
September 18, 2014 426

9-1-1 Phone Lines

in Top Stories by Michael Hathaway

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 17, 2014 3542

Two Arrested for Meth After Traffic Stop

in Top Stories by Alex Piper
September 20, 2014 2091

Large Cache of Drugs, Cash, Gun Seized;…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 17, 2014 1619

Muhlenberg Job Corps Support is 'Written…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson
September 20, 2014 906

Paradise NRA Banquet Promises Food, Fun,…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06