Alinda Coates

Obituary of Alinda Coates


Alinda Coates, 72, of Carrollton, died Friday, January 12, 2018. She was born January 25, 1945, in
Carrollton, daughter of the late Delbert (Buck) and Alfreda (Shafer) Reavis. She married William (Bill)
Coates on
August 8, 1965, at the Calvary Baptist Church in White Hall, and he died October 3,2010.

Surviving is a daughter and son-in-law, Cheri and Bob Schnettgoecke, and three granddaughters, Paige,
Olivia, and Holly Schnettgoecke, all of
Carrollton. She also is survived by her twin sister, Brenda
(husband Fred) Rathgeber of
Greenfield, sister-in-law, Jackie Kamp of E. Alton, and Judy King of
Marshall, MO, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son Micheal Coates, a
sister, Doris Raffety, and a brother-in-law, Ed Kamp.

Alinda worked at Carrollton IGA for 29 years, retiring in 2010. Through the years, she had enjoyed
playing Bingo, working in the yard, and watching Cardinals baseball. Her greatest joys, though, were her

Visitation will be from 9-11 A.M. on Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018 at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton.  Funeral services will be held following the visitation that day.  Burial will be in Eldred Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Memorials may be made Carrollton First Baptist Church or Eldred Memorial Gardens.  Condolences may be left online at: