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Clara Beatrice Coffey, Adair Co., KY (1923-2012)

She was a member of a large, highly regarded Adair County family. She was the widow of the late Clavis Coffey. She leaves eight direct living descendants. She was a member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, had worked at Fruit Loom, and was a homemaker.

Clara Beatrice Coffey age 89 years a resident of Summit Manor Health and Rehab Center formerly of the Gradyville community passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10amCT, at Summit Manor, Columbia, KY.

Funeral service Friday, June 29, 2012 at 3pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQuearyFuneral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating Bro. Bobby Withers and Bro. John Blakey. Interment in the Jones Chapel Cemetery, 2700 Jones Chapel Road. Visitation is after 4pmCT Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Bobby Matney, Donnie Willis, Daryl VanArsdale, Barry Corbin,Phillip Coffey and Chad Parnell.

Clara Beatrice Coffey, Adair Co., KY (1923-2012)

She was born on Friday, April 6, 1923 in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Lou Ella Coomer Corbin. She died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 89 years, 2 months, and 21 years.

She was the widow of Clavis Coffey who preceded her in death on June 5, 2009. survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Patsy Robertson of Columbia, KY and Nancy Cundiff and husband James of Columbia, KY.

  • One brother: Odell Corbin and wife Shirley of Columbia, KY

  • Three sisters: Runa Willis, Shirley Gilpin and Elizabeth VanArsdale andhusband J. C. of Columbia, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Bryan Robertson and Sonya Washam and husband Matt

  • Four great grandchildren: Shelby Robertson, Colby Robertson,Brooklynn Robertson and Miller Allen Washam

  • Several nieces, nephews, a host of other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Harlan Corbin and Lida Matney.

She was a member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, had worked atFruit Loom factory and was a homemaker.

Memorials are suggested to the Jones Chapel Cemetery and may be left at thefuneral home.

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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of funeral arrangements.

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