Rev. George Coates

Thursday, July 28, 2022
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Notice of Death - Rev. George Coates

Elder and spouse of Rev. Phyllis Coates
Date of Death: 7/28/2022 | Date of Birth: 11/4/1953; | Clergy
We have received word of the Thursday, July 28, 2022 death of the Rev. George Melvin Coates of Charlotte.  He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Phyllis Knights Coates; his son, George Marcell Coates (Keita); two grandchildren, Peter Emanuel and Alana Patience; and siblings, Anne Vinson (Eugene), Lewis Coates (Maxine), Lois Pullen, and Daisy Ward (Johnny).  A service will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 1:00pm at Centenary UMC, 2300 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, officiated by the Rev. Donald Jenkins.  Visitation with the family will be begin at 12:00-noon, and a fraternity celebration will begin at 12:30pm. 

George’s history of service is: 06 Greensboro: Raleigh's Crossroads-Peace Asst; 09 Triad Native American; 09 Greensboro: Laughlin Memorial; 11 Greensboro: Newlyn Street-Laughlin Memorial; 19 Medical Leave; 20 Hickory Grove (Charlotte) Co-Pastor; 22 Medical Leave.
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