Nelson-Berna Funeral Home & Crematory
4520 N Crossover Rd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703


Kathleen Marie Coons

August 24, 1941 - October 26, 2012

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Kathleen Marie Coons, 71 of Springdale, AR formerly of Kansas City, MO and Osawatomie, KS went to be with the Lord, Friday, October 26, 2012 in Fayetteville following a 4 ½ year battle with cancer. Kathleen was born August 24, 1941 in Kansas City, MO.

She attended Blenheim Elementary School and graduated in 1959 from Southeast High School both in the Kansas City School District.
While Kathleen was working as a secretary at the United States Department of Agriculture, she met Darryl Gene Coons. They married on October 17, 1964. They owned Handyman Connection in Northwest Arkansas for several years before retiring.

In addition to Darryl survivors include a son; Douglas Gregory Coons of Princeton, KS, a granddaughter; Ashley Marie Coons, a grandson; Dustin Coons, two great grandchildren; Ejay and Dawson, her mother; Velda Molotsky of Springdale, AR, her sister and brother in law ; Celia and Vince O’Dwyer of Kansas City, MO, her sister-in-law and brother-in-law Mary Jo and Roy Seetin of Perry KS, four nieces, one nephew, three great nephews, one great niece, two aunts, and a host of cousins and friends

Along with her family and church family her greatest love was serving her Lord Jesus Christ. She was a tremendous Prayer Warrior seeing the Lord’s intervention, guidance, direction, and blessings in the lives of those people she loved.

Visitation will be held on Monday, October 29th from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM, Tuesday, October 30th at Shiloh Community Church 4262 Mt. Comfort Road in Fayetteville with Pastor Joe Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Fayetteville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh Community Church P.O. Box 3792 Fayetteville, AR 72702 or Charles Graham Ministries P.O. Box 36404 Decatur, GA 30036