Joanna Coles

Joanna Coles

Joanna Coles, 62, of Anna, died July 19, 2017, at her home. 

She was born on March 25, 1955, in Anna, the daughter of Boyd B. and Ruth A. Martin Henson. 

She married Mike Coles on Jan. 3, 1987, in Carbondale.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Coles of Anna; children Tommy Yates of Missouri, Gary (Jessica) Morris of Marion, Jamie (Adam) Mach of Goreville, Marissa Coles of Anna and Michael Coles of Ironton, Mo.; 18 grandchildren, Michael, Tyler, Whitney, Ethan, Addison, Jesse and Autumn Yates, Morgan, Allison, Hannah, Luke and Ashley Morris, Makenna and Kinsley Mach, Karina Coles, Jeff Silvey, Jacob Nunez, Maddox and Maddy Coles; four great-grandchildren, Marah, Kemet, Yonni and Nuru Coles; other relatives and friends. She had a furry companion, Emmit.

She was preceded in death by her parents.       

She was a member of the Lick Creek Pentecostal Church for many years.                

Memorial services for Mrs. Coles were at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Lick Creek Pentecostal Church, with the Rev. Cecil Sullivan and the Rev. John Boyd officiating.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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