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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