Mary Katherine Coates Easterling, 70, of Brunswick, Ga., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, peacefully at her residence.
Mary Kay was born in Brunswick on Feb. 17, 1947, to her parents, the late Henry and Velma Lancaster Coates. She was a lifelong resident of Brunswick, graduating in 1965 from Glynn Academy. Mary Kay was a retiree from the Glynn County Board of Education. She was an active member of First Baptist Church Brunswick, where she taught Sunday School for many years and was an active choir member until her health started failing. Mary Kay was a loving, kind person, always positive and encouraging. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Harry; her two sons, Corey (Katy) of Greer, S.C., and Brett (Angela) of Greenwood, S.C.; her grandsons Clayton and Luke; her sisters, Dorothy (Wayne) Dixon of Iva, S.C., and Betty (Mike) Ryfun of Tifton, Ga.; numerous nieces and one nephew, great-nieces, great-nephews and numerous cousins.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at First Baptist Church Brunswick.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525.
Arrangements are entrusted with Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.