Thursday, November 20, 2008

June E. Coatney, 87, of Monett, passed away Sunday, Nov. 16, at her home.

She was born Nov.16, 1921, in Guymon, Okla., the daughter of Clarence Hugh and Nellie May Medley Rawlings. She was a homemaker.

She married Johnnie Bertrand Coatney on Aug. 5, 1919, in Cassville, and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one daughter, Carolyn Ethridge, of McDowell; three sons, James Coatney, of Monett, Johnnie Coatney, of Aurora, and Kenneth Coatney, of Pierce City; two brothers, Clarence Rawlings and Robert Rawlings; four sisters, Frances Smith, Violet Bastura, Betty Wendler and Catheron Fowler; 20 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank, tom and Gene Rawlings.

Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Bennett-Wormington chapel in Monett. Burial was at the Monett IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.