Mary Coates Hamilton, age 80, a resident of Baton Rouge, La passed away Friday January 1, 2021 at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center. She is survived by her husband Henry Hamilton, Jr., three daughters Veronica H. Pitts, Darlene H. Cavalier (Charles), and Arlene H. McFarland (Howard); two sons, Lionel Coates, Sr. (Shelia) and Henry Hamilton Jr. 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; seven siblings, John H. Coates Jr., Arthur L. Coates (Bobbie), Beatrice Coates, Alice C. Zacharie, David Coates (Ruthie), Hunter Coates, and Georgia Coates; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 8, 2021 at Little Rock Baptist Church 401 East Ave., Slaughter, La. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Due to Covid 19 pandemic, the religious services will be for immediate family only. Interment: Little Rock Benevolent Society Cemetery, Slaughter, La. Arrangements entrusted to Charles Mackey Funeral Home, 1576 Robin Street.
Published in The Advocate from Jan. 5 to Jan. 7, 2021.