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March 22, 1931 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
Mrs. Clota M. Coats, 92, Forsyth formally of Henrietta, Texas, went to be with her Lord on Dec. 29, 2023. Services will be January 15, 2024 at 2:00 pm. in Hope Cemetery in Henrietta, Texas with Rev. Randy Osborne officiating. Cremation was under the direction of Snapp-Bearden Forsyth Chapel, Forsyth, Mo.
Clota Mae Coats was born Mar. 22, 1931, in Archer City, Texas to R.L. and Vonnie (Davis) Moody. She graduated as salutatorian of her high school. She attended Hardin Jr. College (MSU) and Draughons Business College. Clota was a member of the First Baptist Church in Henrietta and had worked for Mary Kay cosmetics, as a dental aide, and as an executive secretary. She did well for Mary Kay earning a pink Cadillac. Clota was her happiest when she was spending time with her family and her church. She was saved at the age of 10 years old and baptized by Brother Bost at the First Baptist Church of Archer City. She joined the FBC of Henrietta in January of 1950. Clota was a sweet lady with a servant heart. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles. She opened her home to her nephews when her sister was sick and took excellent care of them.
Clota moved to the Forsyth area from Henrietta, TX., to be closer to her family. She was blessed with two children; Mark Boyd (Kathy) of Forsyth; Molly Hull of Denton, TX,. Her grandchildren; Nicole Boyd, Jonathan Boyd, Morgan Skelton and husband Cody and McKenzie Marney; two great grandchildren, Colton Skelton and Malory Skelton; numerous nieces and nephews. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands Jack Boyd and Clay Horn, one sister LaVern Stedman and one brother Fay Moody.