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Ted M. Coates

Ted M. Coates

Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012 2:06 pm

April 16, 1935 – June 13, 2012
Ted M. Coates, 77, of Martin died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at his residence.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Martin with Rev. Randy Cooper officiating. Burial was in East Side Cemetery in Martin.
Logan Coates, Landon Coates, Will Hollowell, William Crouch, Jeff Coates and David Coates served as pallbearers.
Coates was born April 16, 1935, in Perry County, son of Eunice Gardner Coates of Martin and the late H. W. Coates. He was a graduate of Martin High School, a retired farmer and member of First United Methodist Church in Martin.
Survivors also include his wife, Mrs. Patsy Winstead Coates of Martin; two sons, Jeff (Lana) Coates and David (Pam) Coates, both of Martin; one sister, Carolyn (W. C.) Crouch of Union City; three grandchildren, Lindsey (Will) Hollowell, Logan Coates and Landon Coates; and one great-grandchild, Callie Howell.
He was also preceded in death by one grandson, Jacob Coates.
Online tributes may be left at

WCP 6.19.12

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