Mary Ruth Coy left this world on Aug. 3, 2022, surrounded by loved ones. She was a caring, loving Mother, Nana, Great Nana, sister and friend to many. She was born on June 7, 1950, to Christine and Collis Shultz of Fordsville. She was a member on Onton United Methodist Church, where she was always willing to help and serve the Lord. She enjoyed volunteering for Onton Hay Days and catching up with old friends.
She enjoyed spending time with her family members and friends. playing with the grandchildren, volunteering for all her children and grandchildren during school events, watching Goat Shows, traveling, she loved music and to dance. She would never turn down a trip to a local ice cream shop. She had many “local children” through the years she has always claimed as her own family. Her table, heart and home was always available for all of them.
She was proceeded in death by her parents; brothers, Virgil Shultz, James Shultz and Jerry Shultz; and sisters, Bernice Shultz, Linda Whitaker and Doris Brown.
She is survived by her children Carl (Jeanetta) Coy, of Madisonville, David (Karen) Coy, of Hanson, Vicky (Simon) Bland, of Manitou, Kim (Billy Joe) Parker, of Slaughters, and Brad (Jessica) Coy, of Robards; grandchildren, Chris (Megan) Coy, of Tampa, Fla., Audrey (Brandon) Rideout, of Nortonville, Chelsea (Mathew) Brister, of Slaughters, Erin (Dylan) Blanford, of Dixon, Ashton (Austin) Crook, of Manitou, Jacob (Haley) Coy, of Slaughters, Zane Coy, of Clay, Wade Parker, of Clay, Mary Kathryn Dunville, of Slaughters, and Anna Coy and Kyleigh Coy, of Robards; great-grandchildren, Kelcen Coy, Kendrick Rideout, Aaliyah, Braxton and Madi Brister, Marshall and Tess Blanford, Duke and Watson Crook and Kolbe Coy; brothers, Eddie Shultz, of Hawesville, Kelly Shultz, of Sellersburg, Ind., Frank Shultz and Ned Shultz, both of Hartford, and Ricky Ibarra of Sacramento, Calif.; and sisters, Artie Smith, of Hartford, and JoAnn Crowe and Teresa Filback, both of Fordsville.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Geary Funeral Home in Fordsville, with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Pattiville. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral Home.
Condolences may be made at gearycares.com.