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Evelyn May Coates

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Evelyn May Coates Obituary
Evelyn, our Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, went to be with the Lord on July 12, 2017 at the age of 92. The daughter of Carl and Beulah Porter. She was married to Gilbert Coates who died in 1966. She has one son Larry Leverett and wife Debby. Grandchildren Kim Crofoot, (Tom), Christopher Duranceau, Matthew Leverett, (Vickie), Alecia Everett, (David). 11 great grandchildren, Britney, Mark, Elizabeth, Sawyer, Hayden, Tifnie, Amanda, Stephen, Nicole, Danielle, and Ryen. She was born in Wellsville, Missouri on the farm, the seventh of 9 children. Two of her sisters, 96 year old Lena Taylor and 90 year old Ruth, are her only surviving sisters. She moved to California in 1953, was a single mother and worked as a seamstress until marrying Gilbert in 1958. After he died she returned to work as seamstress and retired in 1990. Flowers were her passion and she was known for having the best looking yard. She lived in Riverside since 1962. She will be missed by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 9, 2017
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