Skip to Main Content

Sympathy Notice: Virginia Coats

Posted: September 17 2017 at 12:00 AM

Mrs. Virginia Coats spouse of Rev. Russell Coats of the Northern Illinois Conference passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017.  Rev. Russell Coats served at Macomb, Peoria: Bradley Ave., Perkins Grove/Lamoille, Shannon, Freeport: Faith and East Jordan. Mrs. Virginia Coats was 91 years old.

Mrs. Virginia Coats’ memorial services were held Saturday, September 16, 2017, at East Jordan United Methodist Church in Sterling, IL.

Messages of condolence may be sent to her husband and daughter:

Rev. Russell F. Coats

c/o Robin Coats

90 Bellerive Road

Springfield, IL  62704

Donations in lieu of flowers can be in Mrs. Virginia Coats’ name to:

East Jordan United Methodist Church

c/o Habitat for Humanity

22027 Polo Road

Sterling, IL  61081

News & Announcements

Dsc 0505

Laity Convocation focuses on discipleship making

One year after laity and clergy pondered the “why”, participants at the 2018 Northern Illinois Conference Laity Convocation focused on the “how” local churches carry out the mi…

Memorial Palce

NIU remembers and grieves 10 years after school shooting

As bells tolled and wreaths were placed in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the Valentine’s Day shooting which killed five students at Northern Illinois University…

Act Now

Unite to End Racism

The Northern Illinois Conference and our Pan-Methodist partners along with the Illinois Conference of Churches are arranging buses to Washington D.C. so Illinois residents can take part in the anti-racism…

Sympathy

Sympathy Notice: Rev. Kenneth H. Crandall

Rev. Kenneth H Crandall, retired clergy member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Rev. Kenneth Crandall served at Wilmington, Tinley Park…