Emma Jean Coates

Emma Jean Coates

Thursday, March 20th, 1947 - Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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Services for Emma Jean Coates will be at 11AM, Monday, June 7, 2021 at Lismore Baptist Church, Monterey, LA with Bro. Daniel Westberry and Bro. Albert Coates officiating. Visitation will be from 9AM until time of service at 11AM, Monday, June 7th at the church. Interment will be at Coates-Perritt Family Cemetery, Monterey, LA under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria.

Emma Jean Coates, 74, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021 at her home. She was a fun loving, outgoing, friendly person who loved people and loved to visit with everyone.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar & Lola Roberts; husband, Johnny Coates; siblings, Alda Wheeler, Melba Roberts, June Fergerson, Becky Clarkson, Ray Roberts, AD Roberts, Jimmy Lee Roberts and Nelson Roberts.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Norma Wiley and husband Ben of Larto, LA, Willie Lee Coates Jr. of Ruston, LA, Vera Coates of Jonesville, LA, Albert Coates and wife Amanda of Ida, LA and Sandi Delaune and husband Raymond of Carriere, MS; 8 grandchildren, Summer Gemar, Josh Coates, Bryan, Haylee, Hannah and Heather Coates, Dewayne Whetstone and Chelsie Morgan; 7 great grandchildren, Lily, Sam and Jonah Gemar, Summer and Shelby Whetstone, Hunter and Harlee Morgan.

Pallbearers will be Alfred Gemar, Johnny Gemar, Sam Gemar, Roger Wheeler, Walker Wheeler and Ryder Wheeler. Honorary pallbearers will be Joshua Coates and Harold Book.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, June 7th, 2021 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Monday, June 7th, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am
    Lismore Baptist Church
    5148 Highway 565
    JONESVILLE, LA 71343
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, June 7th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Monday, June 7th, 2021 11:00am
    Lismore Baptist Church
    5148 Highway 565
    JONESVILLE, LA 71343
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Bro. Daniel Westberry
    Bro. Albert Coates
  • Interment

    Coates-Perritt Cemetery
    Passman Road
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Posted at 02:01pm
Even though i'm her Niece I wish me my sisters and my dad could have meet her. I know one day we will meet .Aunt Emma ii wish i got to meet you. But from the stores I was told I hear you where a grate person! love yeah ,

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