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Soundra McCoy

Mrs. Soundra Renee Mc- Coy, 46, of Murphy, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at her home. Soundra was born Aug. 10, 1969, in Blairsville, Ga., to the late Richard McCoy and Mary Gibby McCoy. A member of Hayesville Church of God, she was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Marvin Lynn McCoy. Soundra worked in nursing most of her life as a certified nurse assistant. She enjoyed reading in her spare time. Survivors include her mother, Mary McCoy; son, Jeremy (Christina) McCoy; son, Dakota McCoy; three brothers, John Wayne McCoy, James Rick McCoy and Teddy Lee McCoy; three grandchildren, Alyssa, Hailey and Colton; special friend, Lee Chastain of Marble; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy with the Revs. Mitchell Totherow and Coy Adams officiating. Music was provided by Mary and Steve Newton. Interment followed in Greenlawn Cemetery. The gentlemen serving as pallbearers were Lee Chastain, Cain Day, Zach McCoy, Jacob Garrett, Dustin Farmer and Heath Burns. The family received friends from noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, before the service. Arrangements were entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997