Joan Lady Coates, who died 10 August, 2005, at the age of 84, was the widow of Sir Frederick Gregory Lindsay Coates, 2nd Baronet (1919-1994).She was the former Joan Nugent Spinks, second of the three daughters of Major-General Sir Charlton Watson Spinks, KBE, DSO (b. 1877- d. 24 Oct, 1959), sometime Inspector-General of the Egyptian Army, by his wife, the former Marguerite Coleman, of Toronto, and married Sir Frederick, 20 Sept, 1940.She was widowed 24 June, 1994. She had issue, (i) Elizabeth Sara Ann, b. 12 January, 1941; (ii) Moira Louise, b. 23 January, 1945; & (iii) Sir David Charlton Frederick Coates, 3rd Baronet, b. 16 February, 1948.The funeral takes place at Affpuddle Church, Thursday 18 August, 2005.
Source: The Times 12 Aug 2005