A graveside service celebrating the life of Vernon Lynn Coffey, 89, will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Clear Springs Cemetery in Martin, LA with Bro. Wayne DuBose of the First Baptist Church of Coushatta officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM, Sunday, December 4, 2022, the Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home Coushatta chapel.
Mr. Coffey was born on November 10, 1933, in Martin, LA to William L. “Peaberry” and Lillian Adkins Coffey and passed away December 1, 2022, in Shreveport, LA. He had played on the state basketball team in high school and loved working on machines and operating bulldozers. He was blessed with the ability to take anything apart and put it back together just by looking at it. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Mr. Coffey was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Annell Coffey Price and brother-in-law, Darwin Price.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 69 years, Hazel Belcher Coffey; sons, David R. Coffey and wife, Cindy and Russell Coffey and wife, Tina; daughters, Mary Adkins and husband, David and Rainey Agent and husband, Sid; grandchildren, Martin Adkins, Mickey Adkins, Christy Bivins, Sarah Jeffers, David Coffey, Jr., Whitney Agent, Jessica Gresham, Derrick, Jacob, and Jeremy McCart, Melanie Prudhomme, Jenny Hancock, Mark Coffey, Scott Coffey and Ann Braxton; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Honoring Mr. Coffey as pallbearers will be Jeremy McCart, Jacob McCart, Martin Adkins, David Coffey, Jr., Mickey Adkins and Ricky Adams. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Wiley Rook and Harry Moseley.
The family would like to give a special thanks to sitters, Cassandra Guye, Brenda Taylor, and Tina Tarrance.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.
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