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Ruth Phyllis Burnett Nesselrode, 96
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Ruth Phyllis Burnett Nesselrode, 96, a McMinnville resident and St. John, Calif., native, was born Feb. 1, 1924 and passed Sept. 12, at Willow Branch Health and Rehabilitation in McMinnville following an extended illness.

She was a homemaker and the daughter of the late James C. and Clara L. Steeves Burnett.

She is survived by staff and caregivers of Willow Branch Health and Rehabilitation, formerly known as Raintree Manor of McMinnville.

A graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at Mt. View Cemetery with Carson Rust officiating. Friends are to meet at cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 18, 2020