MRS. JOHN W. COATS WAS BURIED TODAY
Services Held At Family Home, And Interment
Followed at Oakwood Cemetery.
The funeral of Mrs. Carrie Coats, wife of John W. Coats, was held this
afternoon. Services were held at 2 o'clock at the family home 210
South Sixth street, conducted by the Rev. W. J. Lamp, pastor of Epworth
M. E. church and burial followed at Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Coats was 72 years old, and was a daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Anthony Waite.
Before coming to Mt. Vernon, she was a member of the Liberty M. E.
church. She attended the Epworth M. E. church, while a resident of this
Mrs. Coats had been in very poor health the last six months, and her
death was not unexpected as her condition had been serious some days.
She suffered intensely but never complained, and bore her afflictions
with great fortitude. She was an excellent woman, and a sincere and
devoted Christian, wife and mother.
Mrs. Coats is survived by her husband, John W. Coats and two children,
Mrs. Claud Hutchison and S. E. Coats, of this city.
One sister, Mrs. James Webber, survives.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Dec. 1920
Submitted by Brenda Heriford
Relationship: 1st cousin 3 times removed