On January 2, 2021 Nancy Ruth Moss Yeattes (age 93) transitioned peacefully from this life to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus. She was at home surrounded by her children. Mrs. Yeattes was born June 26, 1927 and raised in Disputanta, VA. Mrs. Yeattes trained to be a registered nurse at Petersburg General Hospital, where she worked on the OB/GYN and Nursery floors before moving to Newport News, VA. Mrs. Yeattes retired from a nursing career at Riverside Hospital in 1976 and moved to Disputanta to take care of her aging Father. She was one of the sweetest and kindest people you could ever meet. She had a heart for God and a great love for her family.
She was the wife of the late Jesse T Yeattes, Sr. for 52 years. She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Yeattes Martin and husband, Greg, of South Chesterfield, VA; a son, Jesse Thomas Yeattes Jr. of Disputanta; grandchildren, Scott Yeattes of , N.C., William Yeattes of Washington and Harrison Yeattes of Boise, Idaho; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Yeattes of Emporia, VA. She had thirteen nephews and ten nieces.
She was the daughter of the late William Henry Moss, Sr. and Nellie Spooner Moss. She was preceded in death by three brothers and their wives, William Henry "Bill" Moss, Jr. and wife Kitty, Frank H. Moss and wife, Lucille and James Wallace Moss. She was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters-in-law, Shirley Jordan Pach and husband, Raymond, Garland Yeattes of Emporia, Inez and Broadus Poarch of Jarratt, VA., Ocile and Jesse Grizzard of Emporia, VA, Arneal and Walter Seaborn of Hampton, VA and Wilson Yeattes of Newport News, VA.
Mrs. Yeattes was a member of Rock Church of Petersburg for 31 years. It was her joy to attend church to worship her Lord and fellowship with the Saints of God.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the Rock Church of Petersburg, 2301 County Drive, Petersburg, VA with the Rev. William F. Smalt officiating. Social distancing and CDC requirements are in place for this service, therefore there will be no re-pass. A private interment will be held at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, VA .
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rock Church of Petersburg, 2301 County Drive, Petersburg, VA 23803, or Prince George Fire and EMS, P.O. Box 68, Prince George, VA 23875. Arrangements by the Crater Road Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23805. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
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