Joyce Marie Prince Coats
Joyce Marie Prince Coats
  • November 24, 1938 - December 31, 2017
  • New Hill, North Carolina

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Joyce Marie Prince Coats, 79, of New Hill, died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at WakeMed Cary Hospital.

Joyce was born November 24, 1938 to the late Howard and Inez Ross Prince. She was employed with SAS, retiring with over 20 years of service. Joyce was a faithful member of Pleasant Plains Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Bobby Coats, Sr.

Joyce is survived by cousins, Joyce McAlister, Judy Dunkley, Johnny Edwards all of Mebane, and Darnell Edwards of Pueblo, CO; step-sons, Greg Coats, Brian Coats, Bobby Coats, Jr. and Gilbert Coats; and two step-grandchildren, Bobby and Mia Coats.

A funeral service will be held 2:00pm Friday, January 5, 2017 at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, 1802 Old US Hwy 1, Apex, NC 27502 with Rev. Jonathan Utley officiating. Burial will follow the service at Apex Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1:30 - 2:00pm in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Plains Baptist Church or the Wake County SPCA.

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