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Essie Edwards Coffey
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1905
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1997
Morgan County
Tennessee, USA

Daughter of Henry & Susan Taylor Edwards.

COFFEY, MRS. ESSIE EDWARDS, 92, Oakdale, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, June 17, 1997. she was of the Baptist Faith and a member of the Rankin Chapel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Coffey; daughters Ruby and Helen; sons, Larry, Vance and Lawrence Coffey, Jr.; one grandson, one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren; sisters, Pearl, Myrtle and Ada; and brothers Sam, Gen and Klonnie.

She is survived by sons Leonard Coffey of Wartburg and Franklin Coffey of Harriman; daughters Linda Kilby of Oakdale, Wanda Abston of Kingston and Nellie Everett of Harriman; 30 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were held Friday morning, June 20, 1997, at 11 a.m. in Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg with Rev. Carl Johnson, Rev. Tommy Kilby and Rev. Ralph Mathis officiating.

Interment was held in the Crab Orchard Cemetery. The family received friends Thursday evening from 6 until 9 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. (The Morgan County News, Vol. 80, #24; June 26, 1997)
Family links: 
  Henry Edwards (1862 - 1932)
  Lawrence Winifred Coffey (1891 - 1979)
  Vance W. Coffey (1920 - 1988)*
  Helen Annalene Coffey Conner (1923 - 1993)*
  David Lawrence Coffey (1925 - 1993)*
  Nellie Coffey Hendrix Everett (1930 - 2010)*
  Franklin Delano (Buddy) Coffey (1932 - 1998)*
  Leonard Samuel Coffey (1935 - 2008)*
  Larry James Coffey, Sr. (1944 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Crab Orchard Cemetery
Morgan County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: BJ
Record added: Feb 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34074188
Essie <i>Edwards</i> Coffey
Added by: BJ
Essie <i>Edwards</i> Coffey
Added by: BJ
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- Debra Coffey Poland
 Added: Jul. 9, 2013

- Felicia Coffey Hatfield
 Added: Jul. 6, 2013
One of the most soft spoken, loving, thoughtful ladies in the world. Will always miss her.
- BJ
 Added: Jan. 7, 2010

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