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Mary Coats

April 18, 1947 — June 27, 2024

Sulphur Springs

A Graveside service for Mary Coats, age 77 of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 11:00 A.M. at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Tapp Funeral Home. Mrs. Coats passed away on June 27, 2024 at her residence.

 Mary was born on April 18, 1947 in Buckeye, Arizona to Howard Carter and Mary Evelyn Carter. She was a member of Hope Family Fellowship

 She is survived by her three sons, Troy G Fouse, Steve S. Fouse, Billy D. Fouse and his wife, Brandy Fouse, three brothers, Morris Alvis Carter, Don R. Carter, Dean Carter, three nieces, Theresa Huston, Velma Newby and Ashley Guy, two nephews, Shawn Carter, and Floyd Newby and her two best friends, Mitzie White and Cathy Ford. She also leaves behind eleven beloved grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was loved and cared for by Chambers Hospice, a special thanks to Macie, Kayla and Linda for taking care of her. 

 Mrs. Mary Coats is proceeded in death by her parents, Howard and Mary Evelyn Carter, son, James Fouse, brother, Charles Carter, sister, Eva Neil Carter and best friend, Debra McGary. 


Arrangements are under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home



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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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W California St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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