|Birth: ||Feb. 25, 1881|
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 1959|
Samuel Marion Coffey of the White Oak Community in Adair County died at his home on Saturday, September 19, after an illness of several months. He was 78 years of age.
His first wife, Sarah Emma Conover Coffey, preceded him in death in 1933. Five children were born to this union. In 1937 he married Ethel Squires, who survives him.
Besides his wife, he is survived by five children, Mrs. Mary Lizzie Powell, Garlin; Everett Coffey, Columbia; Bascom Coffey, Chicago, Ill.; William G. Coffey, Forrest, Ill.; and Joe P. Coffey, Louisville; two brothers, Andy Coffey, Montpelier, and Arthur Coffey, Columbus, Ind.; 8 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Rev. Noah Page and the Rev. James C. Porter conducted the funeral services on Monday, September 21, at the White Oak Baptist Church. Interment with Masonic rites was in the Conover Family Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were by Stotts & Phelps Funeral Home.
(The Adair County News, Sep 23, 1959)
Golson Wilson Coffey (1851 - 1927)
Mary C. Squires Coffey (1858 - 1923)
Sarah Emmer Conover Coffey (1882 - 1933)*
Philetus Everett Coffey (1925 - 1964)*
James W. Coffey (1874 - 1951)*
John Wesley Coffey (1876 - 1953)*
Pink Coffey (1878 - 1905)*
Samuel Marion Coffey (1881 - 1959)
Andrew Coffey (1883 - 1963)*
Hershel Coffey (1884 - 1948)*
Ancil Coffey (1887 - 1935)**
Vernice Ann Coffey Helm (1890 - 1949)**
Arthur Coffey (1894 - 1962)*
Gilbert Coffey (1903 - 1964)**
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