|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1922|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 2009|
Helen V. "Ginny" Coles, 86, died at 11:35 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Saint Anthony's Hospital in Alton.
She was born July 12, 1922, in Lincoln, Ill., to the late Rives W. and Helen C. (Leffingwell) Woodcock.
She married George R. Coles on April 27, 1946, in Alton. He died July 5, 2001.
A homemaker, she was a loving mother, grandma and great-grandma.
Surviving are two daughters and their husbands, Kathy and Gary Hagen of Dorsey and Carol and Gary Sproull of Alvin, Texas; three sons and their wives, Dave and Margaret Coles of Belleville, Lawrence and Barbara Coles of Brighton and Tom and Liz Coles of Summerfield, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Morris; and a brother, Richard "Woody" Woodcock.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14. Brother Dave Guza will officiate.
Cremation will follow the services.
Burial will be at a later date at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to Robings Manor in Brighton.
The Telegraph January 2009
Rives W. Woodcock (1897 - 1965)
Helen C. Woodcock (1894 - 1969)
George R Coles (1922 - 2001)
Barbara Ann Woodcock Morris (1921 - 2006)*
Helen Virginia Woodcock Coles (1922 - 2009)
Richard Way Woodcock (1923 - 2005)*
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