Linda Sue (Tarter) Coates, age 68, of Somerset, KY died Tuesday October 1, 2013 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, KY.

She was born September 12, 1945 in Pulaski County, Luretha (Ferguson) KY to the late Mildred M. and Harry E. Tarter Sr. A brother Harry E. (Eddie) Tarter Jr. preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband D.E. Coates III; two daughters, Dyanne E. Coates of Covington, KY and Donna E. (and Tim) Saylor of Waynesburg, KY; two grandchildren, Barry G. Withers, Jr. of Somerset and Bethany G. Withers of Covington, KY; one great grandson Haydn C. Walters of Covington, KY; several very dear aunts and cousins; special friends Bonnie, Madonna and neighbor Betty.

We will miss her. Together we lived, loved and sometimes cried; but best of all, together we laughed.

Visitation will be from 11am to 1pm Saturday October 5, 2013 at Southern Oaks Funeral Home, Somerset, KY. A Memorial Service will follow at 1pm with the Rev. Patrick Butcher officiating.

Private interment will follow at a later date.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers a donation be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center, Somerset.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.