Leonard Carl Coones

Monday, August 15, 2016

Leonard Carl Coones, 81, of Springfield, formerly of Cassville, passed away at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born on July 14, 1935, in Barry County, son of Leonard and Louisa (Foster) Coones. He was a 1953 Cassville High school graduate. On Aug. 12, 1964, he was united in marriage to May Lynn Holloway in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a member of the Charity Baptist Church in Springfield.

Survivors include: his wife, May Lynn Coones, of Springfield; his son, Carl David Coones, of Springfield; one brother, Gene Coones, of Cassville; two sisters, Larene Carney, of Cassville, and Shirley Goin, of Warrensburg; and his brother in-law, Johnny Holloway, of Purdy.

Graveside services were held Aug. 10 at the Log Church Cemetery in Butterfield, with Rev. Ken Gains and John Bilyeu officiating.