Date of birth: 26 Dec 1880 Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 21 Sep 1976 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana September 22, 1976
Jacob Coffman rites Thursday Jacob Coffman, 29 West South Street, Franklin, a retired farmer and restaurant owner, died Tuesday afternoon at the Johnson County Memorial Hospital at the age of 95. He was born in Bartholomew County on December 26, 1880; the son of Young and Elizabeth (Goetz) Coffman and was educated in the Nineveh schools. On Jan. 13, 1906, he was married in Nineveh to Stella E. Tearman, who sur- vives at their home. Other survivors include three sons; Paul, Greenwood; Lawrence and Mark, both of Franklin; a brother, William A. Coffman of Franklin; and a sister, Mrs. Eva Dunham, Indianapolis. Ten grandchildren, 28 great-grand- children and three great-great-grand- children also survive. He was preceded in death by a son, Lloyd. Mr. Coffman was a member of the Nineveh Christian Church and a 50- year member of the Nineveh Masonic Lodge. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery. Rev. Cecil Parkhurst will conduct the services. Masonic rites will be held at 7 p.m. this evening. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey
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