Isaac Fountain Coffey was born to William Fine and Priscilla Howard Coffey. According to his headstone, his birth date was Aug. 10, 1857. His parents lived in Maury Co., TN at the time and continued to reside there through the Aug. 15, 1870 census. His mother had become a widow in 1864 and moved with her children as they relocated to Farmersville in Collin Co., TX.
According to his headstone found in the IOOF cemetery in Farmersville, Isaac died on Oct. 25, 1927. According to his obituary found in the Oct. 28, 1927 edition of The Dallas Morning News, Part 2, Page 17, Isaac died on Oct. 26, 1927. According to his death certificate, he died Nov. 26, 1927 at the age of 70 years, 2 months and 16 days. Given the birth date on his headstone and age at death, his death date given in the obituary would be correct.
This death announcement reports date of death as Wednesday, Oct. 26, 1927.
His headstone reports date of death as Oct. 25, 1927.