2016-09-22 / Obituaries

Coats

Ronnie Coats, 51, a native and resident of Coffeeville departed this life Sept. 17, 2016 at his residence.

He was born Nov. 2, 1964 to the parentage of Mrs. Lucile Coats and the late Eugene Coats. He was a life-long member of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Coffeeville where he served as church secretary/ clerk. He was united in holy matrimony to Shelia Renea Thomas and to this union, four children were born. He was employed as a driver for Magnolia Timber Company. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

Left to cherish many wonderful memories are: his loving and devoted family; wife, Shelia Renea Coats, Coffeeville; two sons, Ronnie Eugene Coats, Coffeeville, Christopher James (Jamika) Coats, San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Clarissa Coats, Coffeeville, Cynthia Coats, Portersville, Miss.; his mother, Lucile Coats, Coffeeville; one sister, Dorothy (Roy) Parker, Jackson; one brother, Rodney (Betty) Coats, Coffeeville; six grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Wayne Coats.

Viewing will be Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at 12 noon until the 1 p.m. service at Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church in Coffeeville with Rev. Nicholas Howell, pastor and eulogist. Burial will be in the Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family respectfully request that a repass not be held.

Condolences to the family at www.andrewsfuneralhomejackson.com and on Andrews Funeral Home Facebook page.

Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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