Kathy Lea Coles

Kathy Lea Coles

April 14,1970 sunset April 13,2020.

Kathy was a 1988 graduate of Beechcroft High School.

She worked in the medical field for 25 years most recently as a home health aide for Addus Health Care. Kathy loved going out to restaurants, the Mardi Gras and Carnival Cruising, her favorite spot Barbados.

Kathy is preceded in death by her one and only beloved son Teddy McGrapth, her sister Kimberly Coles and grandparents Joseph and Mary Coles.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories parents John and Martha Wright, sister KC Coles, brothers Johnny and Jimmy Wright. Her very loving friend and soulmate Richard (Teach) Robinson. Step sisters Sophia Carlisle and Sonya Reavish step brothers William and Christoper Carlisle and Johnny Reavish. A host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, very special cousin Mark Henry and special nieces Lacreshia Morris, Gabriella Wright and Janae Wright.

Everyone that knew Kathy knows that she had a smile that was always present, people everywhere referred to her as Mz Kitty and she met no strangers. Kathy would not want you to morn her but celebrate her.

“Everything is going to be okay. Maybe not today, but eventually it will. Hold fast to Hope. God never fails.” Amen!

The family will be holding a Memorial to celebrate Kathy’s life this summer.

Online Obituary Donation in memory of Kathy Lea Coles

Condolence Messages

  1. Denise L. Harper-Almon

    RIH Lady … I can say we had a great time on our last cruise in September … was great seeing you over the Holidays at Mark’s house, never realized it would be my last time seeing you … I am going to miss you, but knowing you are now at Peace gives me comfort! RIH Love You!

  2. RIP MZ. KITTY. PEACE TO THE BELOVED FAMILY.

  3. May the Peace and Strength of God saturate and comfort you!

  4. Rest In Peace beautiful I love you and will miss you sister

  5. So sorry for your loss I’m truly going to miss my friend

  6. Nikki Carter & Family

    I am in disbelief about your passing. I have some great memories of us growing up on Vendome. You were truly one of a kind. My family and I send our most sincere condolences to your family.
    May your soul rest peacefully with your son ❤️

  7. Sheresa Pulce (Reeree)

    R.i.p Mz.Kitty. Praying for the Coles Family

  8. Eboni Culberson-Henry

    This is so hard to write. Kathy, you will be forever missed in my world. Being in your presence was a pleasure and never a dull moment. But now, all I have are beautiful memories of your humor and smile. I still can not believe that you are gone. Kathy, I will always love you and Rest In Peace until we’ll meet again. Please give Teddy a hug from me.

  9. Rest In Power my Friend. Ima miss you dear until we meet… until we meet again❣ My condolences to the family

  10. Ms kathykittycoles I’m goin to miss you sis. Your hugs laughs choppin it up. We had our own type of connection. Love you dearly never forgotten

  11. To the Wright family May God bring you peace and comfort at this time Love you all Mary Wright

  12. To the family of Kathy Coles. You have my deepest and sincere condolences. May God continue to provide his grace and mercy. May his peace full your hearts. Prayers for the family.

  13. We had some good times in Capitol Park!! Rest on Ms Kitty!! Love the Lanier Summerall Family

  14. Brady & Tracey Taylor

    RIH Mz Kitty I’m so glad we were able to make many memories together on our past cruises together. I can still see your smile and hear your laughter. Gods Grace, Mercy and Peace to the Family.

  15. Tammy, Kenneth and Kissina Scott

    To the family of Mz Kitty. Please accept my condolences. I offer you my thoughts, prayers and well-wishes during this dark time.

  16. We have grow up from childhood freinds I’m really gonna miss you until we meet again freind rest in peace love always your friend forever weadie

  17. To the wright family may the God of comfort give you comfort endurance and peace my prayers are with you

  18. Cornell & Selena Jones

    So so sorry , rest in peace my friend .

  19. TO MY FAMILY I❤ LOVE YOU ALL SO MUCH, AND I AM PRAYING FOR YOU ALL, I LOVE YOU KATHY AND WILL TRULY MISS YOU CUZ

  20. Manenia payne (aka) Ms.Payne towers ct n

    We will miss you Mz.Kitty hug and kiss Teddy for me (aka) lil tink tink) i still have my prada bag yal got me for mothers day one of my greatest memories it took a village to raise our boy. Rest in peace you will forever be missed!

  21. Ms kitty you will be sadly missed never forgotten fly high

  22. Deborah Franklin

    Our prayer team from Oasis of Love Community Church sends our sincerest condolences to the family. We pray that the positive legacy of Kathy lives on and will continue to pray for the family.

  23. Josephine Fonzo/Jan Ruffing

    Jo can’t talk for herself so I will speak for both of us. You were family to us. You took care of Josie and loved her and she you. You are very special and we will not find anyone like you.
    We miss you and will see you again when Jesus comes for us. God will give You many rewards for the help yougave to us.
    Praying for Richard and all the family as you journey through this grief.

  24. Jo can’t talk for herself so I will speak for both of us. You were family to us. You took care of Josie and loved her and she you. You are very special and we will not find anyone like you.
    We miss you and will see you again when Jesus comes for us. God will give You many rewards for the help yougave to us.
    Praying for Richard and all the family as you journey through this grief.

  25. Rise In Passage beautifulI will miss that contagious smile

    • Carmen & Michael Dixon

      Ms. Kitty you will be sadly missed and never forgotten. We will cherish the good times we spent at Mark’s house and the fun on our cruises!! RIP my friend. My condolences to your soulmate Teach and your family.

  26. You are truly missed

  27. Michelle Johnson

    I did not personally know this lovely young lady. I would see her out frequently and she always presented me with a smile and a hug. Rest in piece.
    My condolences, Michelle Johnson

  28. Wow I am just speechless!!! My Friend, I will always remember our talks at the Eagles. And you trusting me to service you and your mother and sister by doing your hair, before I retired to take care of my father. Thank you for all of your support at that time. I will miss you my Friend.

  29. Deepest sympathy’s to the family.

  30. My deepest condolences to the family. May God five you all peace and comfort at this time and going forward.

  31. LaVonna M. Abbington

    Rest In Peace Kathy you will be missed. Sending my condolences to the family

  32. Sleep peacefully

  33. John T. Rumph Jr.

    Kathy was like a sister in law to me I always had fun when I was around here My condolence goes out to the Wright family. Love all you guys John T Rumph Jr.

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