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Obituary: Raymond Coffey, 80

Mr. Coffey was a member of a large, respected Western Adair County family. He was treasurer of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church for 33 years, a farmer, and livestock dealer.

Raymond Coffey, 80, Columbia, KY (the Bliss Community) died Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at 9:21pm at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY.

He was a son of the late Cassius and Ina Coomer Coffey and was also preceded in death by five brothers, Ural, Garon, Earl, William Edgar, and Elroy Coffey, and two sisters, Margie Corbin and Avis Coffey.

He was a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church for 56 years where he served as Treasurer for 33 years. He was a farmer and livestock dealer.He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margie Burris Coffey, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One brother: Clavis Coffey, Coumbia, KY

  • Two sisters: Pearl Bennett and Charity Edwards, both of Columbia, KY

  • And several nieces, nephews, and friends
The funeral service will be Friday, December 5, 2008, at 1:00pm at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Steve Coffey and Bro. Carl Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Riddge Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00pmCT, Thursday, December 4, 2008, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin 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 E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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