Annie Jill Coates

February 1, 1949 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Annie Coates Obituary

Annie Jill Ford Coates 74 of Fort Wayne, Indiana passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024.  She was born on February 1, 1949, to Ora Dee Perry Ford and Robert Ford.


She was employed with General Motors Detroit Plant for 35 years from which she retired.  Her hobbies include, traveling, visiting friends and family, and going out to eat.  Her favorite restaurant was Golden Corral.  


Jill is survived by her son, Walter R. Ford loving known as Robbie.  Brothers Harvey, Percy (Pam), Herman, Bernard, Ollis Jr. and Ellis Clay and sisters Phyllis Ann, Shirley Ann, Ora Jean, and grandchildren Jillian, Andre, and Ryan Jacobs, MiKeisha Jackson.


Jill is preceded in death by her daughter Allison Jacobs, parents Ora Dee and Robert, husband Walter Coates, stepchildren Michael and Tracy Jackson, siblings Bobby Leroy, Rosevelt Jones, and Robert Ford Jr.  


Services will be held Friday, February 9th, at 11:00am at Lindenwood Cemetery Mausoleum 2324 West Main Street Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808.

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