|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1919|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2010|
Irene McCoy (Clara Irene McCoy) age 91 went to with her Lord on July 28, 2010 in Hot Springs, AR. She is formerly of Hughes, AR. Irene was born in Tupelo, MS to Bevie and Alma Dyer. Irene has been a member of Hughes First Baptist church since 1947 when she and her husband (John T. McCoy) joined the church. She retired from Hughes Public Schools where she was a Food Service Director for 35 years. Irene leaves behind her daughter, Betty (BJ) McCoy Saunders of Hot Springs, AR, her sons-in-law, Rick Saunders and Richard (Dick) Hill; her grandchildren, Ashley Hill Smith, Jonathan McCoy, Alison Hill Shepherd, and Shannon McCoy Lewis. She also leaves behind 9 great grandchildren.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband John T. (JT) McCoy; her daughter, Dorothy (Dot) McCoy Hill; her son, John D. McCoy and her parents. Irene also leaves a host of other family and friends.
Pall bearers will be Ross Coley, Bob Coley, Bud Coley, Ted Harrison, Cliff Wise and Wilson Pittman. Honorary pallbearers are Emmett Gadberry, Micky Washburn, Don Chrestman, and Billy Goacher.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hughes First Baptist Church or Arkansas Hospice, 300 Werner St., Hot Springs, AR 71913. Visitation will be Friday July 30, 2010 from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis, AR with the service following in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 P.M. and interment following the service in Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, AR.
Elizabeth "Betty" Jane McCoy Saunders
married to Rick Saunders, living in Hot Springs AR
Dorothy "Dot" McCoy Hill, deceased
Previously married to Richard "Dick" Hill, former music director of Houston TX First Baptist Church.
John Dyer McCoy, deceased
West Memphis, AR
*John and Dot both died of Celiac Disease.
John Teague McCoy (1915 - 1978)
Dorothy McCoy Hill (1947 - 2008)*
John Dyer McCoy (1955 - 2009)*
Crittenden Memorial Park
Created by: Suzanne E Presley
Record added: Jan 22, 2013
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