Submitted by:  Lois E. Branch


Name: James Coates
Date of Obit: November 1951
Born: August 22, 1886, Lake Fork, Logan County, IL
Died: November 26, 1951, Decatur and Macon County Hospital, Decatur, IL
Parents: Abraham and Katherine Goff Coates
Married: Mamie Manley of Lake Fork on Oct. 12, 1904, in Springfield, IL
Survivors: widow Mamie, daughter Mrs. Harvey Robinson of Mt. Pulaski, IL, sisters Mrs. Glenn Berry of Mt. Pulaski and Mrs. Pearl Davis of Jacksonville, IL, half brother Elmer Duncan of Decatur, one granddaughter
Funeral: November 28, 1951, Schahl Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski, conducted by Rev. Luther Barnes of Decatur, IL, founder of the Four Square Gospel Church of Lake Fork
Pallbearers: Frank Beers, James Follis, Herman Wood, William Follis, Leland Green, Wilbur Yagow
Burial: Steenbergen Cemetery, Mt. Pulaski