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Ruby Sageser Nelson
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Obituary for Ruby Sageser Nelson

Ruby Sageser Nelson, 83, wife to Donald Ray Nelson for 63 years, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Georgetown, Kentucky. She was born on November 3, 1934 in Keene, Kentucky, to the late Robert Franklin and Bertha Norman Sageser. Ruby was a member of Gano Baptist Church, a homemaker, and she loved working with flowers.

Along with her husband, Ruby is survived by son Billy Ray (Karen) Nelson of Chesapeake, Virginia, grandchildren, Dana Rae Frazier, Tyler Nelson, Nicholas Watkins, Virginia Lane Nelson, and 5 great grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers, Virgil (Jennie) Sageser and Bobby (Martha) Sageser, both of Georgetown, Earl Sageser of Sadieville, and sister, Delores (Jimmy) Rogers of Georgetown. Ruby was preceded in death by her son, Richard Douglas Nelson, her sister-in-law Linda Sageser, and Agnes Wallace Sageser, her stepmother who helped raise her.

Funeral services will be 11am, Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Harry Hargis officiating. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00pm on Friday, August 24, 2018. Serving as pallbearers are Mike Ryan, Mike Frye, Danny Burkhead, Keith Rogers, Earl Sageser, Jr., and Bryan Sageser. Honorary pallbearers are Gano Baptist Church Deacons and Robert Allen Sageser. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324





11:00 AM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

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Georgetown Cemetery

710 S. Broadway
Georgetown, KY 40324


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