Carol Eileen Coy was born Dec. 22, 1929, in Pueblo, to Arthur and Ethel (Monack) Payne. She passed away at Life Care Center Pueblo on May 19, 2015. Eileen was a lifelong resident of Pueblo. Eileen grew up in Pueblo county helping in the family business, Golden Liquid Dairy. She graduated from Pleasant View High School in 1948. Eileen was the Colorado State Fair Hostess in 1948. She married Melburn 'Mud' Coy on Aug. 27, 1949. Eileen worked many parttime jobs in her life: Security Credit, Jack Armstrong Jeweler, Mountain Bell long distance operator, waitress, School Dist. 70 food service, Gagliano's Italian Market and Gus' Fruit Market. Eileen enjoyed horseback riding and was a member of the Pueblo Saddle Club. She also enjoyed bowling, waterskiing, crocheting and cooking. Eileen was a member of the Southwest Church of Christ. Eileen is survived by her husband of 65 years, Mel Coy; two sons, Gary (Brenda) and Dan (Terry) Coy; four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, Aaron (Mandy) Coy, Bryce, Benjamin, Levi, Oliver; Jeremy (Holly) Coy, Ivy, Owen; Jason (Leslie) Coy, Lily, Max, DJ, Iris; Heather (Jason) Hultgrien; a brother, Ronald (Rose) Payne; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, 2015, in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel. Interment, 1 p.m. Tuesday at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Parkinson's Foundation through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St, Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Gary and family.. Praying God will comfort you all throughout the days and months ahead. Hold tight to your memories as they will provide comfort. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Pete and Jan Carlson

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