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Coffman Cemetery

Directions: Located on Fore Drive, Charleston, Kanawha Co., WV. Off Sissonville Road, Route 21. Cemetery is situated on the left side, off up a steep gas pipeline hill about 350 yards.


From the left row as you go into the cemetery;

1st row

1. Unmarked grave

2. Unmarked grave

3. Hilda Hamlett  5/29/1925 - 4/22/1995, CPJ Marker 
(* Hilda M. Coffman, daughter of Delbert Harrison Coffman and Pearl Jane Haynes)

4. Unmarked grave

5. Unmarked grave

2nd row;

6. Unmarked grave

7. Unmarked grave

8. Delbert H. Coffman  1892 - 1962  Cunningham Funeral Home
(* son of Charles Jacob Coffman and Mahala A. Haynes)

9. Unmarked grave

10. Unmarked grave

11. Fieldstone

12. Unmarked grave

3rd row;

13. Fieldstone

14. Unmarked grave

15. Fieldstone

16. Fieldstone

17. Fieldstone

18. James H. Coffman - West Virginia Private First Class United States Army Korean War - Sept. 22, 1928 - June 26, 1972 
(* James Hillard Coffman, son of Albert Coffman and Rose Haynes, Albert was the son of Charles Jacob Coffman and Mahala A. Haynes).

19. Unmarked grave

4th row;

20. Unmarked grave

21. Unmarked grave

22. Tina Gay Shamblin  Mar. 21, 1945 - July 18, 1945 
(* Infant daughter of Brady C. Shamblin and Martha Alice Peyton)   
        
23. Dorothy Pearl Shamblin  April 18, 1940 - Feb. 13, 1941 
(* Infant daughter of Brady C. Shamblin and Martha Alice Peyton)


I also found records of 4 others buried in this cemetery they are;


* Charles Jacob Coffman  17 April 1870 - 6 June 1944, son of 
Henry Clay Coffman and Elizabeth Frances "Betty" Brightwell.

* Mary Frances Haynes Coffman  5 Aug 1876 - 7 Aug 1945, Glenn 
Haynes of Rand, informant.

* Ricky Lee Coffman  22 May 1954 - 8 July 1954, infant son of 
Carroll Barkley Coffman and Barbara Ruth Smith, lived one month
and 16 days. 

* Carroll Barkley Coffman  15 June 1913 - 11 Jun 1955, son of
Delbert H. Coffman and Pearl Jane Haynes.


* Story has been told that our Coffman progenitor, Jacob Coffman, 
born in PA, 1790-1800, and died April 1861 at Charleston, was 
also buried in this cemetery. 


Read by Darlena Kidd Harmon, April 2002 at Southern58@aol.com


Kanawha County Cemetery Records