Donia Coots Obituary (2022) – Shelbyville, IN
Donia R. Coots, 85, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, January 27, 2022 at her residence.
Born June 6, 1936 in Leitchfield, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Roy Cockriel and Bessie (Hayes) Cockriel. She married Herbert D. Coots on February 26, 1966, and he survives.
Other survivors include a daughter Sandy Johnson of St. Paul; one brother Edward Cockriel (wife Tina) of Leitchfield; a sister Kathern Hazelwood of Louisville; 3 grandchildren – Michael Gibson (wife Lacy), Kelly Shine (husband Chris), Dr. Chasity Stahl (husband Josh); and 6 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, brother Thomas Cockriel, sisters Frankie Meredith, Shirley Milliner and Lizzie Mae Brooks.
Ms. Coots had lived in this area since 1959, after moving from Kentucky. She had been a worker at the Garment Factory, had worked 14 years at the Coca Cola Bottling Company in Shelbyville, KCL Corp. for 14 years and had run Colonial Laundry for several years.
She was a member of the Waldron Baptist Church.
Donia enjoyed shopping, coffee and diet coke, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2022 at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Pastor Kim Jarrett officiating. Interment will be in Miller Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening February 3, 2022 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Waldron Baptist Church, care of the funeral home.
Online condolences can be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.
Published by The Shelbyville News on January 31, 2022.