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2009-09-03 / Obituaries

Ada Mae Yount

August 23, 1911 - August 25, 2009

Ada Mae Yount was born August 23, 1911 in Millerton Community near ALCOA to Rufus Luther and Ida Mae (Stephens) King. She attended school at Millerton and attended nursing school in Austin, Rockdale and Waco. She worked 38 years as a nurse, 15 years in Austin and retired from a Rockdale nursing home.

Ada was a life long resident of Milam County. She was a member of Murray Street Church of Christ in Rockdale and member of Austin Chapter #304 Order of The Eastern Star. On October 26, 1999, she received her 50 year pin from OES.

On November 25, 1948 she and Pervy Harris were married in Georgetown. He preceded her on July 24, 1966. On December 4, 1976 she married T.W. Yount in Minerva. He preceded her on April 17, 1992.

Ada passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2009 in the Manor Oaks Nursing Center in Rockdale having reached the age of 98.

Preceding her in death along with her husbands are three brothers, Rufus E. King, W.F. King and Clarence King. One sister, Nancy Snodgrass and her parents.

Surviving are two nieces, Opal Irwin and Barbara Nelson both of Rockdale and a number of great nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, August 29, 2009 in the Minerva Cemetery in Minerva, Texas.

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