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Christola Coffey, 82, newspaper correspondent in Adair and Green

Services will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 1 p.m. at Grissom Funeral Home for Christola Twyman Coffey who passed away on Sunday.

She was the daughter of the late Rice and Carrie Conyers Twyman, the widow of Ray Coffey and was retired from Fruit of the Loom. She was a correspondent for Portland News for the Adair and Green County papers for many years.

Mrs. Coffey was a member of the Portland community and was a member of Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include:
  • One son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Virginia Coffey of Portland.

  • One daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Billy Rodgers of Portland.

  • One sister, Wilda Bailey of Hodgenville.

  • Five grandchildren: Cathy Martin, Mitzi Cundiff, Gary Coffey, Darrell Coffey and Marsha Chapman.

  • Ten great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Rev. Ronnie Turner and Rev. Herbert Janes will officiate at the Wednesday afternoon service with burial in the Columbia Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimers Association and may be left at the funeral home.

Visitation begins after 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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