Leota Mae "Lee" (Findling) Coy


Leota Mae "Lee" (Findling) Coy, 77, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Born October 5, 1940 in Kirksville, Missouri, Lee was the daughter of the late William Merve and Geneva Irene (Fortney) Findling. On February 15, 1958, Lee was united in marriage to Ronald Tullis and to this union three children were born. Ronald preceded her in death on September 10, 2017. She later married Lanny G. Coy, who also preceded her in death in 1995.

Lee was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Tex Findling.

Lee is survived by two sons, Randy Tullis of Little Rock, AR, and Rick Tullis of Blue Ridge, GA; one daughter, Tammy Tullis of North Little Rock, AR; one brother, Charles Findling of Kirksville, MO; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Lee was a graduate from Kirksville High School with the Class of 1958. She was employed five years as a switch board operator for Laughlin Hospital before going to work for Associated Natural Gas Company where she was employed twenty years in customer service until her retirement.

Lee enjoyed the country life and had many varied hobbies.

It was Lee's wish to be cremated and no service be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jewel Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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