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James Coate succumbs at 74

Funeral services for James “Jim” Lloyd Coate, 74, of UZ, were held August 3 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Bony Banks Cemetery at Ice.

A son of the late James William Coate and Anna Bernice Blair Howard, he was born in Whitco. He died August 1 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.

Mr. Coate was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Cornett Coate; a son, Clifton Cornett Coate and wife Amanda of UZ; three daughters, Linda Bates of Maryland, Goldie Rucker of Florence, and Damaris Hogg and husband Christopher of Kingscreek; a brother, Frank Howard and wife Kay of Michigan; a sister, Denise Aherns of Michigan; five grandchildren, Adam Bates, Savannah Hovel, Tabitha Rucker, Gabariel Coate, and Triniti Whitaker; and five great-grandchildren.

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