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Margie Burris Coffey, 89, Adair County, KY (1931-2020)

Margie Burris Coffey, 89, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at her home.

She was born February 28, 1931, in Adair County, to the late Walter and Lizzie Scott Burris and the widow of Raymond Coffey.

Margie retired from the Adair County School System, teaching for many years, a faithful member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, the Adair County Retired Teachers Association, Adair County Genealogical Society and enjoyed doing research at the Adair County Public Library.

Survivors include:

One sister - Willie Catherine Burris Oakley of Louisville.

One niece - Rhonda Oakley Hazle of Louisville.

Two great-nephews - Edward Edward Hazle and Braeden Lee Hazle.

Services will be private with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Adair County Public Library would be appreciated and can be left or mailed to the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Margie Burris Coffey, 89, Columbia, KY

2020-06-19 - Photo by Ernie Bennett at ACPL.
Margie Burris Coffey passed away at age 89. She was retired from the Adair County School System, was a faithful member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, the Adair County Retired Teachers Association, and the Adair County Genealogical Society.

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