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 Jasper Freely Coffman

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Jasper Freely Coffman

  • Birth 10 Feb 1916 North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 7 Nov 1968 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Sec 30 Row 17 Grave 25
  • Memorial ID 40054199

Jasper Freely Coffman born on February 10, 1916, was one of 11 children born to Mary Magdalene BLANKENSHIP Coffman 1882-1973 and her husband, John Edward "Ed" Coffman 1876-1941.

John and Maggie Coffman were the parents of 11 children:

1 - Rose Lee Coffman 1901 – 1980
2 - Myrtle Frances Coffman 1903 – 1995
3 - Wilda "Alberta" Coffman 1905 – 2002
4 - MARY HAZEL Coffman 1907 – 1988
5 - Cecilia "Florence" Coffman 1909 – 1998
6 - Albert John Coffman 1912 – 1970
7 - Margaret Emily Coffman 1914 – 1988
8 - Jasper Freely Coffman 1915 – 1968
9 - Katherine "Kate" Jeanette Coffman 1917 – 1977
10 - Harlan Benjamin Coffman 1926 – 1975
11 - Mildred "Millie" Maxine Coffman 1928 – 2012

Jasper was a United States Army Veteran of World War II.

He owned the Coffman Trucking Company where he worked.

Jasper died at the age of 51.

OBITUARY provided by Roberta DeBoor:

Obituary: Jasper F. Coffman, 51 years old 1430 St. Paul Street, an Army veteran of World War II, died yesterday in West 10th Street Veterans Administration Hospital. Born at North Vernon, he had lived in Indianapolis most of his life. He was a driver for Coffman Trucking Company. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in J. C. Wilson Chapel of the Chimes. Burial will be in New Crown Cemetery. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Jonell Coffman; the mother; Mrs. Maggie M. Coffman of Bowling Green, Ky.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Brenda Myers of Indianapolis; eight sisters, Mrs. Hazel Brown, Mrs. Myrtle Poole, Mrs. Alberta Parker, Mr. Katherine Robey, Mrs. Mildred Jackson and Mrs. Florence Rose, all of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Rose Millay of Norwalk, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Wright of North Vernon; and two brothers, Albert and Harlan Coffman, both of Indianapolis.




Inscription


MILITARY MARKER:

INDIANA
PVT CO A 37 MED AMB BN
WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Carole Whittemore
  • Added: 30 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40054199
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jasper Freely Coffman (10 Feb 1916–7 Nov 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40054199, citing New Crown Cemetery and Mausoleum, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Carole Whittemore (contributor 46909143) .