Brenda Marie Russell Coates, age 58, of Calhoun passed away Sunday September 19, 2021, at Tennova Healthcare in Cleveland.
Brenda was a native of Athens and lifelong resident of McMinn County. She was a daughter of the late Margaret P. Goodman Russell who passed away September 10, 2021. She is also proceeded in death by her brother James Russell, father-in- law and mother-in-law, Donald J and Anna R Coates, along with a nephew, Jason Coates.
Brenda visited Henegar Baptist Church. She was a member of the Calhoun Fire Department support staff.
Brenda is survived by her loving husband of 40 years Robert Coates of Calhoun;
Daughter Amanda Coates of Calhoun;
Son Andrew Coates of Calhoun;
Father Jim Russell of Calhoun;
Grandsons Elijah James Coates and Malachi Ashton Coates;
Sister Audry Butts and husband Tony of Madisonville;
Special friend whom is like a daughter Ashley Lawson;
Several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews;
Sisters-In-Law Kathy Langenhop and husband Thomas of Elkhart, IN, Karen Wiggins and husband Matthew of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Kelly Kemper and husband Robert of Richmond, VA;
Brothers-In-Law D. Wayne Coates and wife Dolly of Dade City, FL, and Darren Coates and wife Deborah of Trenton, NJ.
Funeral Services will be at 11 AM, Friday September 24, 2021 at Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. Anthony Howard officiating.
Interment will be at 10:30 AM, Tuesday September 28, 2021 at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM, Thursday September 23, 2021 at Ziegler Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Mark Stephens, Curtis Johnson, Rickey Clowers, Richard Clowers, Wayne Bridgham, Justin Evans, Randy Kile, Troy Cobb, Tony Butts and Evan Thomas.
If you cannot attend the visitation or funeral services, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Brenda Marie Russell Coates.
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