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Sophia Pearl Taylor Coates
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1893
Osage County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1954
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Sophia Pearl Coates resided in Sarcoxie, Missouri after the death of her husband. Her death certificate indicated that she passed away in McCune-Brooks Hospital, Carthage, Missouri of Leukemia and other complications of the disease.
She was the wife/widow of H. L. 'Doc' Coates
Mother of Billy Coates who died in WWII.
Her parents were George Taylor Eliza Rooks (or may be spelled Roux) married March 9, 1876.
She was buried in Harvey Cemetery under the direction of Jackson & Sons Funeral Home in Sarcoxie, MO.
The death certificate can be viewed at Missouri Digital Archives/death certificates online website.
Informant: Charles Taylor
Sarcoxie, MO

known siblings:
George Walter b. 25 Sept 1885
Florence Ann b. 7 Apr 1888 m. George Palmer
Laura May b. 7 Dec 1890
Charles Evert b. 28 Jan 1896
Harvey Andrew b. 2 Oct 1898


Springfield (Mo.) Leader-Press,
Dec. 1954


Mrs. Sophia Pearl Coates, 61, virtually a lifelong resident of Sarcoxie, died Wednesday night in a Carthage hospital and unreal services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Bethany Methodist Church. Burial will be in Harvey Cemetery.

Mrs. Coates, native of Osage County, married H. L. (Doc) Coates in Springfield in 1914. They farmed near Sarcoxie.

Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. George Palmer of Springfield and Mrs. Volla Whisner of Sarcoxie and two brothers, Charles and Walter Taylor of Sarcoxie. Contributed by JHarrison
Family links: 
  George Washington Taylor (1855 - 1925)
  Eliza Roux Taylor (1854 - 1900)
  Harvey L. Coates (1892 - 1952)
  Blanche Coates (1917 - 1920)*
  Billy G Coates (1921 - 1943)*
  George Walter Taylor (1885 - 1960)*
  Florence Ann Taylor Palmer (1888 - 1964)*
  Sophia Pearl Taylor Coates (1893 - 1954)
  Charles Evert Taylor (1896 - 1959)*
  Harvey Taylor (1898 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Harvey Cemetery
La Russell
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Jun 07, 2010
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Sophia Pearl <i>Taylor</i> Coates
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Sophia Pearl <i>Taylor</i> Coates
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Sophia Pearl <i>Taylor</i> Coates
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This couple raised a young man, they wereloving and a blessing to him. I am that mans son. Thanks Doc and Sophia, I wish Ihad met you.
 Added: Nov. 27, 2015

- mokennehan
 Added: Nov. 1, 2013

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