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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009
Barbara Coats
Barbara Jean Coats, 75, 3356 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 5:05 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Aug. 21, 1934, in St. Marys to Willis and Esther Snyder Cowhick. On July 13, 1950, she married Irvin L. "Whitey" Coats, who died July 11, 1999.
Surviving are two sons, Larry J. Coats and Irvin F. (Cindy) Coats, both of St. Marys; two daughters, Linda (Richard) Wessel, New Knoxville, and Janet Humphreys, Kingston, Ill.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
Deceased is a sister, Patricia Hagerty.
She was a homemaker and worked at Adolph's Restaurant, New Knoxville. She was a member of First Baptist Church, St. Marys, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, Wapakoneta.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Mark Foor officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Coldolences can be sent to dick.hellwarth@verizonmail.com.
Contributions can be made to Cancer Research.
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