Hiram Cecil Coats


Hiram Cecil Coats, 90, died Feb. 7, 2004 in Payson. He was born July 29, 1913 in Pekin, Ill.

Mr. Coats had lived in Arizona since 1948.

He was a member of the Methodist Church in Glasford, Ill.

Survivors include his wife, Beulah of Payson; sons, Wendey of Mesa, Harold of Surprise, and Reggie of Hawaii; sisters, Eunice Melsay, Colleen Weese, Ila Faye Tuttle and Margaret Jean Morris, all of Illinois; brothers, Owen and Dennis, both of Illinois; and 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hiram and Verna Asbdell Coats; sisters, Maxine Murphy and Lela Williams; and brothers, Kenneth, Ronald and Virgel Coats.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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