Joel L. Coffey

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Joel L. Coffey

  • Birth 21 Nov 1919
  • Death 10 Jun 2010
  • Burial Durwood, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 91852542


Joel L. Coffey, 92, of Madill, Oklahoma, passed away June 10, 2012, at his home in Madill. He was born on November 21, 1919, to the late Joel William Leonard Coffey and Dessie Chester Coffey in Bromide, Oklahoma. Joel was raised in Bromide and later moved to Fredrick, Oklahoma. In 1952, he moved to Ardmore and later moved to Madill where he lived the rest of his life. Joel married Allene Donoho on November 12, 1950, in Vernon, Texas. She preceded him in death on April 16, 2004. Joel was a cutting horse trainer, lifetime breeder of Treeing Walker Coondogs. He also was a lifetime member Treeing Walker Breeders, Fanciers and the NRA.



He is survived by his children, Jolene Coffey, Madill, Oklahoma, and Charles Dunlap and wife, Barbara, Ardmore, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Amie Smith, Madill, Oklahoma, and Beth Keenan and husband, Sean, Collegeville, Pa.; four great-grandchildren, Ryan, Victoria, Andrew and Joelie; and many nieces and nephews.



Joel was preceded in death by his parents; wife; all his siblings; his favorite horse; and lots of really good coon hounds.



Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Okla.



Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2012, at the Nelda Cemetery, Ardmore, Oklahoma.



David Gardner will officiate the service. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com


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  • Created by: Sharon Rhoades
  • Added: 13 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91852542
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joel L. Coffey (21 Nov 1919–10 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91852542, citing Nelda Cemetery, Durwood, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Rhoades (contributor 46864470) .