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Mary Ruth Coy

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

FORDSVILLE, Ky. — Mary Ruth Coy left this world on Aug. 3, 2022, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on June 7, 1950, to Christine and Collis Shultz, of Fordsville.

She was a caring, loving Mother, Nana, Great Nana, sister, and friend to many. She was a member of Onton United Methodist Church 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, and traveling, she loved music and dancing. 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 were always available for all of them.

She was preceded 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, Kentucky, David (Karen) Coy, of Hanson, Kentucky, Vicky (Simon) Bland, of Manitou, Kentucky, Kim (Billy Joe) Parker, of Slaughters, Kentucky, and Brad (Jessica) Coy, of Robards, Kentucky; grandchildren, Chris (Megan) Coy, of Tampa, Florida, Audrey (Brandon) Rideout, of Nortonville, Kentucky, Chelsea (Mathew) Brister, of Slaughters, Erin (Dylan) Blanford, of Dixon, Kentucky, Ashton (Austin) Crook, of Manitou, Jacob (Haley) Coy, of Slaughters, Zane Coy, of Clay, Kentucky, 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, Kentucky, Kelly Shultz, of Sellersburg, Indiana, Frank Shultz and Ned Shultz, both of Hartford, Kentucky, and Ricky Ibarra, of Sacramento, California; 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, Kentucky. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral Home.