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Elizabeth Frances Coil

Elizabeth Frances Coil of Copperopolis passed away suddenly on April 8, 2019, at the age of 33. Beth, as she was better known, was born in Sonora in 1985 to William and Paula Coil.

She is survived by father, William Coil of Copperopolis; son, Zackery Coil of West Point; sister and brother-in-law, Meagen and Kirk Alexander; niece, Bailey Alexander of West Point; grandma, Joan Krajnovich of Copperopolis; Uncle Tony of Copperopolis; Uncle Jimmy; Aunt Millie of Copperopolis: Uncle Todd and Aunt Lynn of San Jose; Aunt Aretta and her partner Chuck Rush of San Andreas; and many cousins. She is predeceased by mother, Paula Coil; grandpa, George Krajnovich; grandparents, Hubert and Dorothy Coil; and Uncle Eddy, Uncle Tim and Uncle Gary.

Beth was born a natural athlete and academic. She played many sports growing up and enjoyed hiking, swimming and especially gold panning. She graduated high school early at the age of 16, and went on to Columbia College where she eventually earned her AA in 2012. She spent several years working for the national nonprofit Friends Outside, where she helped families of those incarcerated at the Sierra Conservation Center. She was a good person who loved deeply and was always willing to share what she had with those in need. She was beautiful, smart, strong, fun loving and will be forever missed.

A Celebration of Life and potluck will be held on May 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Black Creek Park.

In lieu of flowers we ask that you paint a rock or two with messages that could prevent a suicide (ie: “You are worthy” or “You are loved”) and the hash tag #BeThe1To and then place the rocks anywhere that you see fit.


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