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Elizabeth "Lib" Coates
April 21, 1935 ~ August 31, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Mrs. Elizabeth “Lib” Coates, age 88, of Aynor passed away August 31, 2023 at Conway Medical Center following an illness. Mrs. Coates was the wife of the late Curtis Woodrow Coates and the daughter of the late Willie and Cora Elvis Cribb. In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by one daughter, Nellie Sawyer. Mrs. Lib was a faithful member of Mt. Trolly Freewill Baptist Church and a former member of White Savannah Freewill Baptist Church. She will be remembered by many as being a “Servant” who took care of others in their time of need. She enjoyed cooking, especially her thin layer chocolate cakes that everyone loved. Mrs. Lib had a great sense of humor and the sweetest smile that would always light up the room. Surviving Mrs. Coates is one son: Glenn Coates (Denise); five grandchildren: Crystal Seaver (Jeff), Justin Coates, Savannah Gasque (Cory), Bobby Roberts, Jr., and Caitlin Roberts; four great grandchildren: Hannah Seaver, Noah Seaver, Jackson Gasque, and Karsyn Lovett; and a special friend Hilda Hucks. The family would like to thank the Critical Care Team of nurses at Conway Medical Center for their outstanding care they provided for Mrs. Lib. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 3, 2023 from 6-8 PM at Johnson Funeral Home of Aynor. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM, Monday, September 4, 2023 at Mt. Trolly Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Marty Cox, Rev. Timmy Hodge, and Rev. Rusty Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Aynor Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in honor of Mrs. Lib Coates to The American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or Mt. Trolly Freewill Baptist Church 1782 Barnhill Road Galivants Ferry, SC 29544