Eddie Coats

HARRISON — Eddie Coats, 78, of Harrison, formally of Pine Bluff and Rison, died Friday.

Survivors include: son, Dr. James Coats of Harrison; daughters, Linda Byrd of Benton, Renee Green of Pine Bluff; sisters, Louise Jones of Pine Bluff, Nina Gentry of Farmington, Mo., Clara Hammonds of Lago Vista, Texas; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services are 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Buie Funeral Home with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation is 1-2 p.m., prior to service. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Buie Funeral Home of Rison (870) 325–6216. Online guestbook at www.buiefuneralhome.com.