Howard Thomas Coe

Howard Thomas Coe


Funeral services for Howard Thomas Coe, 87, of Wills Point, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Bro. Ken Hackney officiating. Interment will follow at Dunbar Cemetery near Emory. He passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Kaufman.

He was born March 10, 1930, in Kosoma, Okla. to J. A. and Maggie Coe. He was raised in Oklahoma and later moved to Dallas. He married Mary Frances Forbis May 30, 1959, in Kilgore. He was formerly employed by Dallas Aeromotor and later was a self-employed barber in Dallas. He retired in 1995. He lived in Dallas before moving to Wills Point in 1968. He enjoyed fishing in his spare time. He was a member of The Baptist Men and Chapel of the Lake.

He is preceded in death by his parents, J. A. and Maggie Coe; wife, Mary Frances Coe on March 26, 2014; four brothers; two sisters; daughter-in-law, Carla Coe; and a granddaughter, Michelle Reese.

Survivors include his sons David L. Yancey and wife, Linda of Wills Point and Thomas Milton Coe of Dallas; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to service.