Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


July 5, 2013

Evelyn Wilson Coffey - 1916-2013

MOUTH OF WILSON, VA — Evelyn Wilson Coffey, 96, of Mouth of Wilson, Va., passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Grayson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Independence, Va.

She was born Aug. 4, 1916, at Webbville to Hattie Johnson and Charles E. Wilson and was the widow of Murlin H. Coffey.

Surviving are a daughter, Juanita C. Osborne of Mouth of Wilson; two sons, Murlin Coffey  Jr. and wife, Myrno, of Elbert, Colo., and Gary Coffey and wife, Jan, of Lakewood, Colo.; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Maxine Harris of Russell, Dorolene Glancy and husband Tom of Cincinnati and Marsenna Whaley of Indianapolis, Ind.; one brother, William Wilson, of Morehead; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in Independence. The Rev. Doug Halsey will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until time for the funeral service. Interment will be on Wednesday, July 10 in Lambert Family Cemetery in Rush.

In lieu of flowers,  onsider memorial contributions to Rugby Rescue Squad, 53 Rugby Road, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363.

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