Donna Kay Coan


(July 16, 1955 – January 02, 2020)

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 6, 2020 at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel.

Donna Kay Coan, age 64, passed away on January 2, 2020, in Abilene, Texas.

She was born July 16, 1955 in Howenwald, TN to Billy Duncan and Martha (Millsap) Coalston. On May 25, 1994, she was united in marriage to William Stanley McCrum in Brownwood, Texas. He preceded her in death on August 31, 2017. Kay was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She had a very strong work ethic and loved her children and grandchildren fiercely. She was the district manager Ballow Oil for many years, worked as a manager at Alco and most recently, the General Manager at Stripes Convenience Store in Comanche, Texas. Kay loved her family, camping, getting her nails done and her cats. She never met a stranger and was loved by many. She was a member for Zion Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children, Shane Simons and wife, Christine of Gatesville,  Jennifer Coan Fizer and husband, Johnnie of Comanche, Laston Byrd of Comanche, and Shannon Coan and wife, Aprill, of Odessa; and Lisa Mitchell and husband, Mitch of Weatherford; four stepchildren, Tammy, Michael, Melinda, and Melissa; three grandchildren, Jayton Fizer, Austin Coan, and Katrina Coan; numerous step grandchildren; seven siblings, Linda Pierce of DeLeon, Mary and Mike Simmons of TN, Bobby and Rita Duncan of TN, Jimbo and Laurie Duncan of DeLeon, BJ Abels of DeLeon, Rosemary Gober of Gatesville, and Joe David Arnold of Comanche; along with seven step siblings, Gary, William, James, George David, Ronnie, Brenda, and Glenda; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her son, Jeremy Coan; parents, Billy Duncan, Martha and George Coalston; and maternal and paternal grandparents.

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