Courtney Caroline Coats
Alton | Friday, December 20 2013
Courtney Caroline Coats, 30, died December 20, 2013 in Alton.She was born on December 6, 1982 in Alton, and was the daughter of Keith A. & Elizabeth A. (Wallace) Coats.Courtney attended Jersey Community High School and Calhoun High School, and had been employed in the hospitality industry including Aunt's Sam's Eatery and Bon-Air both in Alton, Murphy's in Jerseyville, Loading Dock in Grafton, and had lastly served as a waitress at Jimmy the Greeks in Alton.Surviving are her mother & stepfather, Beth & Bill Kovach of Brighton; her father, Keith "Pete" Coats of Kampsville; a special little girl whom she loved and cherished, CheyanneNala; her grandparents, Jean Isringhausen of Jerseyville and Norma Kovach both of Jerseyville, Mary Coats of Bluffs, and Steve Hayn and his wife, Florence Sibley of Hermann, Mo.; step siblings, Marty Kovach, Heather Kovach, Amy KovachSchafer and Amanda Kovach all of Jerseyville; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousinsShe was preceded in death by her grandparents, Randall & Caroline (Hayes) Wallace, Cletus Coats and Arthur Isringhausen.Memorial visitation will take place from 3 p.m., Friday until time of a memorial services at 7 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Courtney Coats Memorial Fund or to the Oasis Womens Center in Alton.A special thanks to the Alton Police Department, Crystal Rogouski, and the multitudes of friends, family and volunteers who have assisted in the search four Courtney.