Memorial services for Johnny Coates will be at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at Coates-Perritt Cemetery, Passman Road Monterey, LA, 71354, with Bro. Ronnie House officiating.
Johnny Coates, 75, passed away October 26, 2018, at The Columns Nursing Home, Jonesville, LA.
He was preceded in death by his father, Sylvester Coates; mother, Vera Coates; sisters, Rose Townsend, Dorothy Perritt and Bessie Finley; brother, Claude Coates.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Emma Coates of Harrisonburg, LA; sons, Albert Coates and wife Amanda of Ida, LA and Willie Coates of Ruston, LA; daughters, Sandi Delaune and husband Raymond of Carriere, MS, Norma Wiley and husband Ben of Larto, LA and Vera Coates of Jonesville, LA. He had 8 grandchildren, Summer Gemar, Josh Coates, Bryan Coates, Haylee, Hannah and Heather Coates, Dewayne Whetstone and Chelsie Morgan. He also had 6 great grands, Lily, Sam, and Jonah Gemar, Summer and Shelby Whetstone and Hunter Morgan.
The family would like to thank The Columns Nursing Home and Compassionate Care Hospice.