Charles Edward Coats


Celebration of life funeral services for Mr. Charles Edward Coats, age 82, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Sunset Funeral Home. Burial followed in Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery near Fayette. Rev. Wesley Robertson and Dr. Robert Honea officiated. Mr. Coats passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22 at his residence.

Mr. Coats was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Russell Dean Coats; sister, Francis Jean Coats; brothers, Robert Coats and Bruce Coats.

Charles was born Dec. 22, 1938 to the late Ollie and Mottie Gay Coats of Gordo. Survivors include his significant other, Carol Abernathy; sons, Allen Coats (Becky) and Craig Arnold; daughter, Sherry Farley (Ricky); brother, Wayne Coats (Ann); sister, Patricia Kyser (Curtis); granddaughters, Celina Coats, Hannah Grace Trawick (Destin) and Ashley Farley; grandson, David Clement; newest great-granddaughter, Ella Faye and four more great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews who will miss their Uncle Charlie.

Pallbearers were family and friends. Honorary pallbearers were Kim Allen, Amedisys Hospice, Sherry and Howard Herring, Eric Henley and Justin Nelson.

Sunset Brown Service Funeral Home directed.

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