The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


September 20, 2013

Willa Coffman

— The funeral for Willa Mae Coffman, 80, of Athens, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home with Bobby Marks officiating. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Coffman died at home Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.

She was born April 15, 1933, in Alabama. She was a member of First Independent Methodist Church.

Mrs. Coffman was preceded in death by her husband, John Nolan Coffman; one daughter, Linda Hargrove; two grandsons, Dustin Hargrove and Jacob Alan Campbell, and one great-grandchild, Marshall Hargrove.

Survivors include four sons, Jackie Hargrove of Abingdon, Va., Gerald Dean Hargrove of Athens, Thomas Hargrove of Elkmont, and Jerry Wayne Hargrove of Chillowie, Va.; one daughter, Chery Campbell of Athens; one brother, Charles Barnes of Elkmont; two sisters, Evie Kelly of Athens and Nola Williams of Florence; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Coffman, Charlie Coffman, Josh McNatt, Junior Coffman, Brandon Ivey and Gary Coffman.

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