Helen LaVerne Coates, 89, Excelsior Springs, passed away Sept. 26, 2013 at the Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Excelsior Springs.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs. In Lieu of flowers, The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center or to the Woods Memorial Christian Church.