Etta Faye Coffman


Etta Faye Elliott Coffman, 77, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in a local health care facility. 

She was the daughter of the late Carl Monroe and Bertha Mae Prince Elliott and was also preceded in death by her husband, Bill Coffman, and her infant son, Ricky Dean Coffman.

She was a longtime cafeteria worker in the Bradley County Schools system, working at several different schools. She was the cafeteria supervisor at Blythe-Bower Elementary School. She also worked for a time at Duracell and Magic Chef and was a member of Southview Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, David Coffman; her daughters: Michele Rayburn, and her husband, Jerry, and Trudy Marr; her grandchildren: Ashley Kibble, and her husband, Ben, Derrick Marr, and his wife, Cindy, and Chris Marr, and his wife, Meaghan; her brothers: the Rev. Leroy Elliott, and his wife, Lena, and Ralph Elliott, and his wife, Beverly; her sister, Elizabeth Wright; and several nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Avenue Chapel, with Pastor Rob Works, and the Revs. Mike Rymer, Jackie Carden and Johnny Smith officiating.

The interment will follow in the Moore’s Chapel Cemetery with Chris and Derrrick Marr, Ben Kibble, Alan Fowler, Jason Rymer, Matthew Rymer, Bud Elliott and Ken Elliott serving as casket bearers. It will conclude with a white dove release.

The family will receive friends tonight, from 5 until 8 ,at the funeral home.

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