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Cora Lee Coats

July 7, 1947 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 74)

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Cora Lee Coats

Greenwood, SC:  Cora Lee Coats of 411 Bintage Road, departed this life on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Self Regional HealthCare.

She was born in Edgefield County, SC, July 7, 1947, daughter of the late Arthur Coats, Sr. and the late Flora Dobbs Coats. 

She was a member of Willow Spring Baptist Church. Cora Lee received her education in the public schools of Saluda County, South Carolina where she was a member of Riverside High School Class of 1969.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her siblings, Arthur Coats, Jr., Annie Mae Evans, Flora Tillman and Mary Brighthop.

Leaving to honor and cherish her memory; two daughters, Tuwanda Coats and Charlene Coats both of Greenwood, SC; brothers, James (Anita) Coats of North Augusta, SC and Theodore Coats of Laurens, SC; sisters, Sarah Coats and Earnestine (Sandy) Dendy both of Greenwood, SC, Deloris Tolbert of Saluda, SC and Alberta Graham of North Augusta, SC; sister-in-law, Marie Coats of Saluda, SC; one brother-in-law, James L. Tillman of North Augusta, SC; one aunt, Dorothy Dobbs of Saluda, SC; nieces, nephews, other relatives and sorrowing friends.

A Celebration of her life will be 1 p.m. Sunday, January 30, 2022 at the Willow Spring Baptist Church conducted by the pastor Reverend Anthony Gordon. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m.

Viewing will be 2-7pm. Saturday at the Funeral Home.

The family is at the home. Please wear a mask or face covering when visiting and attending the services.

Please pray for this family as they go through their hour of bereavement.

Butler and Sons Funeral Home is assisting the Coats Family.

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January 29, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Butler and Sons Funeral Home Chapel
306 N. Bouknight Ferry Road
Saluda, South Carolina 29138

Celebration of Life
January 30, 2022

1:00 PM
Willow Spring Baptist Church
28 Old Gold Mine Road
Edgefield, SC 29824

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