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Evelyn Marie Coffman - 82
Mulberry Evelyn Marie Coffman passed away on Sunday September 24, 2017 at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida. She was born in Salem, Illinois at home on October 5, 1934 to Louie Wayne and Opal Elizabeth (Puckett) Black.
She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School and attended Lincoln Christian Bible College. She worked as a nurses aide for 3 hospitals and at Ina State Bank as a Bank Teller.
Evelyn and her husband, Donald Coffman, moved to Florida in 1977, where she was an active member of Legacy Christian Church and Daughters of the American Revolution. She loved doing crafts, playing games with her family and family history.
She is proceeded by her parents; Louie Wayne Black, Opal Elizabeth Puckett, her brother; Stephen Wayne Black and her beloved daughter; Donna Marie Coffman.
She is survived by her husband; Donald Coffman, daughter; Andrea Coffman of Mulberry, sisters; Carol Wilson of Fredericksburg, VA, Marjorie McCann of Mulberry, FL and a niece, a nephew and many precious cousins.
Evelyn was always devout in her faith and wished for all to know the hope our Saviour gives.
A visitation at 10:00 am and a service at 11:00 am will be held at Legacy Christian Church in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, September 30, 2017 with a graveside service to follow at Oak Hill Burial Park.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.heathfuneralchapel.com.
Published on September 27, 2017
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