September 9, 2005

Ruby Wilson Coffey, 1915-2004


Ruby Wilson Coffey was born Apr. 5, 1915 in Winfield, Scott Co., TN to McKinley and Etta Rowe Wilson.  She married Willard Haskell Coffey in Dec., 1932.  She died on Feb. 13, 2004 at Liberty, Casey Co., KY.

Her obituary:


Ruby Wilson Coffey

Ruby Coffey age 88 years 10 months and 8 days passed away Friday, Feb 13 2004 in Liberty Kentucky.

Funeral services were held Monday Feb. 16, 2004 at the Hickman Strunk Funeral Home with Bro. Darrell Karnes, Bro. Don Watters,and Bro. Lloyd King officiating.  Burial was in the Lower Hickory Grove Cemetery.

She was born in Winfield, Tennessee on April 5 1915 to McKinley Wilson and Etta Rowe Wilson.  Ruby graduated from Stearns High School in 1932 and in December of that same year was married to Willard Coffey. Their marriage was blessed with three daughters, Joan, Phyllis and Nancy.

Ruby was devoted to caring for her family and providing a good home life for them.  Ruby was also a faithful member of First Hickory Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and helped in any capacity whenever she saw a need.  She was a member of Laurel Heights Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.  Among her many interests and hobbies Ruby loved to tend her flowers, knit and crochet, read and play the piano.  She had been recognized for her needlework at the Casey County Fair but her family and Church activities gave her the most enjoyment.  She also loved her dog PJ.

Ruby is preceded in death by her parents, her step mother, Hallie Wilson, two daughters Joann Crabtree and Phyllis Washam.

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