May 30, 1912 Baton Caldwell County North Carolina, USA
Sarah Evelyn Coffey was the daughter of Jesse T. and Letitia "Lettie" (Collins) Coffey.
" LENOIR NEWS TOPIC " WED. JUNE 19, 1912
DEATH OF MRS. SARAH E. COFFEY
Sarah E. Coffey, wife of James C. Coffey, was born in Hawkins Co., Tenn., Oct 10, 1843, and departed this life May 30, 1912, being 68 years eighy months and 20 days old. In early childhood she was left an orphan, and was bound to a Mr. Rainwaters, whose wife illy treated her, and her Uncle Caleb Coffey hearing therof went after her and adopted her. At the age of about 18 she was united in marriage to James C. Coffey , son of Reuben Coffey. To them were born 11 children, ten of whom along with the husband survive. In the year 1861 she made public profession of Faith in Christ , and was baptised into the fellowship of Three Forks Baptist Church by Elder A. C. Farthing of Sainted Memory. She lived a consistent exemplary Christian Life to the time of her death, at which time she was a member of Mountain Grove Baptist Church.