Rita L. Coats-Brooks, age 83, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Wedgewood Healthcare in Clarksville, Indiana. She was born Dec. 28, 1937 in Caneyville, Kentucky, the daughter of Ray M. Cooper and Elfie Marie Bratcher Cooper.

She is survived by two sons, Chester Steven Coats (Carmen) and Gary A. Coats.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Chester Coats and William Brooks.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Caneyville Memorial Chapel. Burial was in the Chapel Union Cemetery in Welches Creek. Visitation was held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21 and from 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.