Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Joan Lois Coffey


12/16/1935 - 07/02/2019


Joan Lois Coffey, age 83 of Murphy, NC passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at her residence.

She was a native and lifetime resident of Cherokee County, NC and the daughter of the late Paul Lee and Grovie Rowland Coffey. Joan worked at Levi Strauss & Company. She loved her flowers and yard work. Joan enjoyed going to church at Tomotla Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy Moore.

She is survived by two daughters, Stephanie Gates and Janet Gates; one brother, Giles Coffey; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Pastor Harold Stiles will officiate. Burial will be in the Maltby Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robbie Foster, Alex, Neubert, Tim Coffey, Dale Palmer and Evan Deweese.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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