Alice Marie Coats, age 63 of Gassville, Arkansas died October 12, 2021 after a short illness. She was born January 25, 1958 in Aurora, Missouri. She was the only daughter to the late William “Carl” and Katherine Coats. She was raised in Ava, MO, and graduated from Ava in 1976. Alice moved from Ava to Mountain Home, Arkansas as a young woman, and worked at Baxter Labs there for 30 years. For many years Alice attended and served at Eastside Baptist Church in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She could always be found cleaning up the sanctuary or lending a helping hand at every turn. She loved Jesus and that love shined through to everyone she met. She served in the Ministry on many committees and service to others. She will be greatly missed by her church family. Alice loved time with her family which always involved playing games, eating good food and visiting. She enjoyed photography and traveling, most recently visiting the Badlands in South Dakota in September, and found that to be her favorite place. Alice is preceded in death by her dad, William “Carl” Coats. Alice is survived by her mom, Katherine Coats, Mountain Grove, MO. Brothers Bill and wife Sherrie Coats, Ava, MO. Terry and wife Diane, Mountain Grove, MO. Niece Shannon and husband John Cornelison, and their daughters Chloe, Lilly and Mady, of Dadeville, MO. Niece, Kathi Jo and husband Chris Davis and family, Cabool, MO. Niece, Kristi and husband Scott Stillwell and family, Cabool, MO. Uncle, Charles and wife Lee Rhynes of Forsyth, MO, as well as an abundance of other family and friends. Graveside services will be Monday, October 18 at 2 pm at Fannon Cemetery, located on 5 Highway south of Ava, MO.