Helen Katheryn McCoy, 84, of Augusta, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 in Augusta.
Helen Katheryn McCoy, 84, of Augusta, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 in Augusta. Memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, March 10 at Christ Lutheran Church, Augusta. Helen was born in Sharon Springs, Kansas on March 25, 1929, to the late Maria Dorothy Elizabeth (Mensing) and Thurman Allen Phares. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and her spending time with her grandchildren. In June of 1964 she married Earl A. McCoy who survives her. She is also survived by: daughter, Sherry Robbins of Kansas City, Mo.; son, Terry McCoy and wife Carla of Derby; and daughter, Kathy Winzer and husband David of Grand Coulee, Washington; sister, Margaret Dietz of Amarillo, Texas; grandchildren, Jennifer Mutchler, Lisa Barcenilla, Alex and Christine McCoy, Tracy, Troy and Todd Winzer, and Abby Strocsher; great grandchildren, Naomi Felton, Eddie Mutchler, Grayson, Hudson and Bryson Barcenilla, Grant and Cade Strocsher and Natalie and Owen Winzer. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Garry Craig McCoy; daughter, Karla McCoy; brothers, Ernest, Kenneth and Ronald Dean Phares; sisters, Elizabeth Elsen, Erna Phares and Esther Dietz. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church 1500 Cron Augusta, Kansas 67010.