Patricia “Patty” G. Yates, 69, of Shepardsville, passed away at 10:40 a.m. in her home on Sunday, March 24, 2013. She was born on Sept. 6, 1943, in Providence, R.I., to Russell N. Carpenter and Adele A. Carpenter. She married Jerry Yates on Sept. 30, 1967, and he survives.
She was a retired pharmacy tech at Union Hospital Clinton. She was a member of the Shepardsville Trinity Church. She enjoyed shopping, sewing, birds and animals, church, being with friends in “Yates” Station, and her country home with her husband and dog, “Sparky”
She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Yates; a sister, Joyce and Myron James; a brother, Peter and Angie Carpenter; nephews, Myron James Jr., and Eric, Russell and Phillip Carpenter; nieces, Gwenda and Mark Kelty, Lori Litwiller, and Deborah and Frank Palumbo; and a sister-in-law, Janie Nihiser.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 27, 2013, from 10 a.m. until services at 1 p.m. at Frist Funeral Home, in Clinton. The Rev. Gary Burns will be officiating. Burial will be in Shepherds Cemetery.