Emma Ruth Staples, age 82 of Eminence, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Daughter of the late Samuel and Minnie Jane (Thornton) Yount, she had formerly worked at Brunswick Corporation. She was a member of The New Life Community Church. Emma was preceded in death by her husband, Henry “Jay” Staples, and a brother, Johnny Yount.


Survived By:  


Son:     Ron Yount and wife, Jennifer, of Eminence


Daughters:  Donna Harris and Jeffrey of Campbellsburg

                    Mary Goodloe of Shelbyville


9 Grandchildren:   Jacqueline Burrill, Jimmy Goodloe, Jr., Blake Harris, Stephan Harris,

                                    Tristan Harris, Brittany Staples, Jordan Staples, Sara Yount and Troy Yount


4 Great-Grandchildren:  Kamya Harris, Anders Staples, Izaiah Harris and Bryson Reed


Funeral Service:    2 PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Prewitt Eminence Funeral Home.


Pallbearers:                Jimmy Goodloe, Jr., Troy Yount, Tristan Harris, Bro. Clyde Miller, Bro. Richard Owens, Bro. Audraie Bobbitt


Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society

1640 Lyndon Farm Ct, #104

Louisville, KY 40223


Visitation:  5 to 8 PM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Prewitt Eminence Funeral Home.    

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