Our precious mother and Meme, Elizabeth A. Coffey, went to Heaven on Oct. 27, 2012, peacefully at home surrounded by her beloved family. She was born Dec. 6, 1927, to Lizzie and Wm. Blount in Poteau.
She married Paul D. Coffey, Feb.12, 1955. She was bookkeeper for their businesses, Coffey Construction, CEC Sand, H.D. Trucking and others. She was a loving, faithful and devoted wife.
She loved her family, Elvis and Lake Eufaula. She adored her granddaughters and great-grandchildren and the time she spent with them. She had a fun-loving spirit and was always about having a great time. She loved to travel and was thankful for the little things. She loved our Lord and was thanking Him always for the many blessings she received. She touched everyone she met with her fun, loving and generous heart.
She is survived by her children: Paula Garrett and Frankie, Harold Coffey, and Nancy Cleaver and Glen; granddaughters Tina Kinghorn and Jeff; Amy Fields and James; Christal Lamb and Rob; Jessica Lumpkin and Levon; Nicole Church and Charlie; Amber Coffey; Whitney Coffey; Tori Richey; eight great-grandchildren; heart sisters, Genia Fulks, Margie Killgore and Thelma Kusek; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was loved by so many. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and husband.
The family requests that donations be made to the church she loved, Newchurch, 9201 N. Rockwell, Oklahoma City, OK 73132.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Bill Merritt Funeral Service in Bethany. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Bill Merritt with burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Oklahoma City.
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