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Laura "LaLa" (Sanders) Coey

April 17, 1973 — December 25, 2021


Laura “LaLa” (Sanders) Coey 48 of Rockbridge, Ohio passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.  She was a homemaker, enjoyed painting, helping and taking care of kids and her family.

Laura is survived by her husband of 22 years, Carl Coey; son, Braighton (Meagan) Coey of Godfrey, Illinois; daughter, Cierra Coey of Rockbridge, Ohio; granddaughter, McKenzie Coey; parents, Larry and Skeet Sanders of Bremen, Ohio; brothers, Erin Sanders of Rockbridge, Ohio and Brandon Sanders of  Crawfordsville, Indiana; sisters, Shelley Carpenter of Hebron, Ohio, Leanne Asbell of Georgia, Clara Jo Asbell of Shawnee, Ohio, Ruby (Glenn) Riddle of Indiana and Barbie (Rod) Hunley and family of Milton, Florida; Jeff “Papa Jeff” Riddle of Milton, Florida; mother-in-law, Catherine “Katie” Coey of Junction City, Ohio; brother-in-law, Charles “Chuck” Coey of Junction City, Ohio; special nieces, Bethany Sanders and Ivy Lemaster, special nephew, Hunter Sanders, also other nieces and nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Charles “Mike” Coey; Martha “Mamma Marty” Riddle; and grandparents.

Caring Cremation® is being handled by the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, LANCASTER, OHIO. A Celebration of Life service will be held in April 2022 with details to follow.

Memorial gifts may be given to Grateful Acres Pets Sanctuary and Adoption, PO Box 115, Amanda, Ohio 43102.

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