Daughter of Jacob and Mariah Little Goldsby. Wife of Austin Coffey, married 17 SEP 1868 in Adair County, Missouri.
MO d/c 23521Burial location Greensburg, Mo.
Funeral For Mrs. E. Coffey Held Monday
Edina, July 23. – Funeral services for Mrs. Eliza Coffey, 85, who died Sunday morning, were held yesterday afternoon at the Baptist church by the Rev. W. W. Webb. Burial was in the Greensburg Cemetery.
Mrs. Coffey was found dead in her bed about 5 o’clock Sunday morning by her daughter, Mrs. Jessie Stutsman, with who she has made her home for the past sixteen years. Death was due to a heart attack.
She was the daughter of Jacob and Amanda Goldsby and was married to Austin Coffey. She was the mother of ten children; five of whom and her husband preceded her in death.
The living children are: Mrs. Jessie Stutsman, Edina; Mrs. Ella Shepard, Des Moines, Ia.; and Cal Coffey. She is also survived by the following sisters: Mar. Ruth Meyers, La Plata; Mrs. Jim Epperson, Wilmathsville; Mrs. Tom Shackleton, Brashear, and Mrs. Al Deebursey, Santa Monica, Calif., and a brother Andrew Goldsby, of La Plata. – Tuesday Kirksville Express.
Elizabeth “Eliza (Goldsby) Coffey obituary, Memphis, Missouri, Memphis Reveille, 25 Jul 1935, p. 8, col. 4