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COFFIN, Thomas Earl 1909 - 2011


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/10/2011 at 13:55:58

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Page 6

Thomas Earl COFFIN

Thomas Earl COFFIN age 102 of Fairfield died Monday, November 7, 2011 at the Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield.

He was born July 20, 1909 at home near Pleasant Plain, the son of Charles Everette and Cora WATERS COFFIN.

A lifetime resident of Jefferson County, Earl grew up in the Pleasant Plain community and graduated from the Pleasant Plain Academy in 1927. He graduated from White Business College in 1930.

He farmed north of Fairfield.

Earl married Genevieve Mary BAKER on August 31, 1951 in Fairfield. She preceded him in death on June 25, 1982.

He married Frances Crow BEGGS on August 24, 1984. She died on July 6, 2004.

Earl was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and a charter member of the St. Mary Knights of Columbus. He is a past member of the Fairfield Senior Citizen Center Board.

Deceased family members include his wives, his parents, 4 sisters: Mabel IRVING, Edith PENCIL, Bertha REINECKE and Mildred MENDENHALL; 2 brothers: Glenn and Albert COFFIN, and his son-in-law Darrell HEMM.

Surviving are his daughter Mary Kathryn COFFIN (Walt HILL) of Birmingham; his grandson Thomas W. ROSS of Washington, Iowa; his great granddaughter Genevieve Kathryn ROSS; several step-grandchildren and severl step-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Stephen C. Page officiating.

Interment will be in the Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield with the Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7:00 P.M. following the visitation.

Memorials have been established to Masses at the church; Fairfield Senior Citizen Center or to the Arc of Jefferson and Nearby Counties.

Arrangements are in the care of the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.

Online condolences may be sent to www.raymondfuneralhomes.com.

Copied verbatim with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.
*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.


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