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Judith Ann Coates, 73, Kokomo, passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Kokomo Healthcare Center. Judith was born Oct. 23, 1943, to Clarence and Wilma (Strickland) Coates in Bicknell.
She was a Bicknell High School graduate. Judith retired from Delco Electronics after many years of service. She had attended First Baptist Church and Temple Baptist Church,K okomo. Judith was very passionate about helping those in need find necessary clothing.
Judith is survived by her loving children, Gary Pressey, Logansport, Kimberly Pressey Turpin, Sheridan, Bobby Pressey, Kokomo, Kathleen Pressey Cunningham, Kokomo, and James Pressey, Kokomo; grandchildren, Sarah Pressey Cervantes, Andrew Pressey, Jacob Pressey, Kayla Pressey, Justin Pressey, Tommy Cunningham, Tyler Pressey, Dylan Pressey, Sydney Pressey, Kiliegh Pressey, Haylie Turpin, Spencer Turpin, Krystal Pressey and Mason Pressey; great-grandchildren, Harper Maynard, Arianna Pressey, Pedro Cervantes, Madilene Cervantes, Kadience Rayn, Taylor Pressey, and Trevon Pressey; brothers, Frank Coates, Bicknell, and Bill Coates, Port Charlotte, Florida; sister, Bonnie Kirchoff, Rushville.
In addition to her parents, Judith was preceded in death by her brothers, Jimmy Coates and David Coates; sister, Betty Creighton; and her first grandson, Travis Pressey.
Funeral services for Judith will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, Kokomo. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home.
Published on October 2, 2017
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