Thursday, November 1, 2007

Lela Maxine Cole, 74, passed away on Tuesday Oct. 23, 2007.

She was born Oct. 24, 1932, in Mano, the daughter of Bill and Effie Coatney. She was a resident of Barry County most of her life, and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Cassville.

Survivors include: four children, Penny Stanley, and husband, David, Robby England, and wife, Wyvern, and Gayle Daniels, and husband, Keith, all of Exeter, and Debbie Byrd, and husband, Carey, of Benton Ark.; three sisters, Alma Robbins and husband Marlon, Rita Stringer and husband Butch, and Wilda Lee and husband Gary; one brother, Ted Coatney and wife Carla; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Kenneth and Dennis Coatney and three sisters Vada and Viola Coatney and Ova Hilburn.

Graveside services were held Thursday at Mineral Springs Cemetery, Cassville.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Wheaton Funeral Home, Wheaton.