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Jean Coates Blessing

January 3, 1937 — February 14, 2024

Jean Coates Blessing

Jean Coates Blessing, 87, of Kingsport, died Wednesday morning, February 14, 2024, at home surrounded by her family. Born in Kingsport where she resided most of her life, Jean was a homemaker and was an active member of Ketron Memorial Methodist Church.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Blessing; parents, Dan and Bea Coates; sisters, Helen Blessing and Joann Neil; brothers, Bobby Coates and Phil “Joker” Coates; granddaughter, Meredith Haga; great-grandson, Danny Bortz; and niece, Paula Coates; and special friend, Sam Forti.

 

Jean is survived by her daughters, Lisa Jenkins and husband, Donald of Seymour, TN, and Donna Rees and husband, Carlyle of Eden, NC; sons, Tom Blessing of the home, Bruce Blessing and wife, Allyson of Bristol, VA and John Blessing and wife, Kim of Kingsport; grandchildren, Bobby, Chad, David (Bobbi), Brooke, Josh (Hanah), Daniel (Jennifer), Matt (Morgan), Scott (Leah), Logan (Libby), Sarah (Andrew), and Whitney; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Gary Coates and wife, Glenda of Kingsport; sisters-in-law, Linda Coates, Betty Coates and Joan Blessing; special friends, Ida Moody and Mary Cloud; and several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2024, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roy Hull officiating. 

 

Burial will follow in Oak Hill Memorial Park.

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Visitation

Monday, February 19, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes - Kingsport

117 E. Charlemont Avenue, Kingsport, TN 37660

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 19, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes - Kingsport

117 E. Charlemont Avenue, Kingsport, TN 37660

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Burial

Monday, February 19, 2024

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