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2011-02-03 / Obituaries


Willis Alonzo “Shaggie Dog” Coats, 57, of Putnam died January 29, 2011 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. He was born October 11, 1953.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 4, 2011 at Reese Funeral Home in Thomasville and Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Coffeeville from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. funeral hour. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Coats of Putnam; daughter, Benita Kilpatrick-Dansby of Faunsdale; son, Terry Ryan Coats of Putnam.

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