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 Ruby Rae <I>Williams</I> Coan

Ruby Rae Williams Coan

Birth
Chambers County, Alabama, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 85)
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Moore, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100026369 · View Source
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Ruby Rae (Williams) Coan, wife of the late Dr. John Preston "Pep" Coan, died on Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

A native of Fairfax, AL, she was the daughter of the late David A. Williams and the late Ruth (Hunt) Williams.

A graduate of the University of Alabama, School of Nursing in Birmingham, she was past treasurer of Spartanburg County Medical Auxiliary and past member of Elizabeth Heath Study Club.

She was also a member of First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg. Ruby was happiest when she was surrounded by young people and she loved taking care of all of God's creatures.

Surviving are two sons, John and his wife Betty Coan of Spartanburg, Dr. Marc and his wife Teresa Coan of Clarksville, GA; two daughters, Lynn and her husband Dennis Carroll of Alexandria, VA, and Tracy and her husband Dr. Ben Massey of Columbia; seven grandchildren, Michael and Bryan Coan of Spartanburg, Ben and Sarah Carroll of Alexandria, VA, Grant, McKenzie, and Eli Coan of Clarksville, GA; a sister, Patty Beaird of High Point, NC; six nephews and six nieces.

Ruby was predeceased by her brother, Capt. Dave Williams of Coronado, CA.

A graveside service was held 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Nazareth Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 680 Nazareth Church Road, Moore, SC 29369, officiated by Reverend Laura Palmer.

The family received friends immediately following the service at the graveside.

Memorials could be made to the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, 804 W. Diamond Ave., Suite 210, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

Dunbar Funeral Home

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from November 2 to November 3, 2012


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  • Created by: Patricia
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100026369
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Rae Williams Coan (5 Mar 1927–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100026369, citing Nazareth Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Moore, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Patricia (contributor 47533805) .