Monica Lynn Hamlin Coates

monica coates

July 3, 1968 ~ September 17, 2022

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Monica Lynn Hamlin Coates, 54, of Asheville, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the CarePartners Solace Center.

Born July 3, 1968 in Buncombe Co., Monica was a daughter of Veronica Cashmere Hamlin and Aaron Hamlin.

In addition to her mother, Monica is survived by her daughter, Jessica Coates; son, Dallas Coates; special friend, Greg Medford; grandchildren, Kolbie and Amara; and a brother, Kevin Hamlin.

A celebration of life will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23, at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.


Celebration of Life: September 23, 2022 5:00 pm - September 26, 2023 7:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Prayers for Dallas and Jessica, her grandbabies and all her family and friends. Such a sweet friend, fun high school memories, you were loved and you will be missed Mon-i-kay!

  2. I had so many fun memories with Monica cheerleading and swimming in our pools , lots of slumber parties and playing in the streets looking for rubies till dark and many more . Sending prayers of love and comfort to all the family

  3. I am so sorry, to hear this. I attended high school with Monica.
    Prayers to the family and friends during this difficult time. May God strengthen and comfort you in the difficult days to come.

  4. I was so saddened to learn of this news. Even though I hadn’t seen her in years, I have many memories of high school with Monica. Such a sweet and wonderful person, always with a beautiful smile on her face. You will be missed my friend.

  5. Always a friend since 1st grade. An older mustang never passes that I don’t think of her. I remember what a great clogger she was😊 I’ll always remember fun evenings at the Venable community center too.
    Monica, you will be missed ♥️

  6. Jessica and Dallas,
    I am so sorry for your loss and I am praying for you both. I really enjoyed the time I spent working with Monica.

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