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Gary Don Coston
March 17, 1948 - June 20, 2010

Gary Don Coston
Mr. Gary Don Coston, 62, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2010 at his home after a long illness. He was born march 17, 1948 to Wayne and Eulene Hames Coston in Bentonville, Arkansas. He united in marriage to Diane Gross December 1969 in Roswell, N.M. She survives at the family home.

Gary obtained a BA in Business Administration and Teaching. He retired as a Real Estate Agent and served in the National Guard. He was a member of the Church of Christ Roswell, N.M. and the Elks Lodge.

Gary is survived by his wife along with three daughters Dena Coston of Monett, Missouri, Cheri Casanova of Lubbock, Texas and Nicole Coston of Dallas, Texas and also four grandchildren.

Gary was preceded in death by both his parents.

Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 25, 2010 at the Ballard Funeral Home Chapel in Roswell, N.M.

Memorial donations can be made to the ALS Association of Springfield, Missouri.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at