The Richmond Register

July 18, 2013

Ann Cates Masters, 96

Resident of Poosey Ridge


Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral home

RICHMOND — Ann Cates Masters, 96, of Poosey Ridge, Richmond, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013.

She was born in the Owsley Fork section of Madison County, Ky., on Sept. 13, 1916, the daughter of W.M. “Bill” and Goldie Agee Cates.

She was the widow of William Clay “Duff” Masters and was preceded in death by: her children, Carson Masters and Patricia Ann Broaddus; one brother, George B. Cates; four sisters, Ethel Collins, Carrie McCulley, Ina Florence Cates and Mable Prather.

Ann was a homemaker, who along with her husband operated the family farm which she continued after his death. She was a member of the Salem Christian Church.

Survivors include: her two grandsons, B.R. Masters (Kim) and Lucien Clay Broaddus; four great-grandchildren, Dylan and Gavin Broaddus, Cullen and Larkin Rae Masters; a loyal son-in-law, J.T. Broaddus; daughter-in-law and devoted caregiver, Judy Masters; one loving sister, Stella Davis, whose care enabled her to remain in her home during her later years.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m., Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. John McCord and Johny Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Visitation will be after noon Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: J.T. Broaddus, Gordon Cotton, Jimmy Cotton, Billy Collins, Alfred Winkler, Wendell Harvey and Randall Harvey.