Lucille Coykendall
August 25, 1920 - April 09, 2020
Birthplace: Mt. Ayr, IA
Resided In: Red Oak, IA

Service 10/3/2020
Evergreen Cemetery

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Lucille Coykendall, age 99, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. Lucille was born August 25, 1920 in Mt.Ayr, Iowa, the daughter of Lee and Minnie (Clemons) Frost. She was raised in the Taylor and Ringgold County area and graduated from Mt. Ayr High School. Lucille was united in marriage to Clarence “Bud” Coykendall on April 9, 1939 in Shenandoah, Iowa. They made their home in Clarinda, Iowa where Lucille worked for the ASC Office, the telephone company, and the County Superintendents Office. They moved to Red Oak in 1956. Lucille worked for many years at Bell Telephone retiring in 1982. She was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church where she served in many capacities. She was a 50 year member of Order of Eastern Star, serving as Past Matron. Lucille also was a member of the Mother’s Club and the Telephone Pioneers. Lucille’s hobbies included fishing, camping, spending time with her family, and playing cards as an avid Bridge player.

Preceding her in death were her parents; daughter: Linda Curry; husband: Bud Coykendall; grandson: Michael Neal Curry; great grandchildren: Mercedes Skye Akers and Camryn Elizabeth Davidson; son-in-law: Ted Barten; and grandson-in-law: Jeff Davidson. Survivors include her daughter: Donna Barten of Sheridan, Wyoming; son-in-law: Neal Curry and wife Karen of Grant, Iowa; grandchildren: Scott Barten and fiancée Elania Winters of Story, Wyoming; Chris Evans and husband Kevin of Havasu City, Arizona; Julie Davidson of Sheridan, Wyoming; and Angi Akers and husband Gary of Grant, Iowa; many great and great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held 11 AM Saturday, October 3, 2020, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Red Oak.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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