COFFMAN, George Jacob

Date of birth: 7 Oct 1882 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 23 Sep 1970 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, September 24, 1970

George Coffman rites slated in Franklin
      George J. Coffman, age 87 of 148 
Banta Street, Franklin, died Wednesday 
evening in Johnson County Memorial Hos-
pital after a 10-week hospitalization.
      Funeral services are 10 a.m. Satur-
day at Vandivier-Parsley Funeral Home 
Franklin with Rev. Myron Kauffman of-
ficiating.  Friends may call anytime 
after 2 p.m. Friday; burial will be in 
Greenlawn Cemetery.
      Mr. Coffman was born Oct. 7, 1882 
in Bartholomew County the son of John 
and Sarah Coffman.  He received his edu-
cation in the Bartholomew County schools 
and married the former Esta Batton who 
survives.  
      A farmer, Mr. Coffman had hauled 
milk for local farmers and at one time 
was employed by Fertig's Dairy.  He had 
worked at Johnson County Memorial Hos-
pital for 15 years, attended Tabernacle 
Christian Church, and was a former 
member of the Odd Fellows and Redman 
Lodges.  
      Surviving are the widow, Esta, 
a patient in Westminster Village; a son 
Maurice Coffman of Zionsville, and a 
daughter Mrs. Doris McLean of Colorado.  
Two grandchildren, five great-grand-
children, a brother Charles Coffman 
of Trafalgar and sisters Mrs. Myrtle 
Cobb of Nineveh and Mrs. Pearl Short 
of Franklin also survive. 

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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