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Shirley Mae (Castille) Coates

May 30, 1950 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Obituary

Coates, Shirley Castille

A devoted Mom, MawMaw and MaMom, she died September 18, 2022 after a brief battle with cancer, peacefully and surrounded by family at her residence in Walker, LA. She was 72 years old, a native of Rosa, LA.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, Baker, LA on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The visitation will continue on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. conducted by Rev. Roger Dunlap. The interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker, LA.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Barbara Coates Gallo (husband, Steven Gallo); her son, Jim Coates (wife, Wendy Coates); grandchildren, Deanna Dickinson, Heather Nester (husband, Michael Nester), and Jacob Coates; great-grandchildren, Abby Wild, Connor Rowe, and Jonah Nester, all from Walker, LA; brothers, Curris and Albert Castille; sister, Eula Castille Lewis; and several nieces and nephews.

Shirley is preceded in death by the love of her life, Bill "Shorty" Coates; her parents, Adelous and Donathile (Fontenot) Castille; and her brothers, Horace, Vorice, Joseph Charles "Jake", Lambert, and Lawrence Castille.

Though she was little, she was fierce. She will be missed dearly and never forgotten.



 


Services

Public Viewing
Tuesday
September 20, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

Public Viewing
Wednesday
September 21, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

Graveside Service
Wednesday
September 21, 2022

12:00 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
6213 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714

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