Shirley Coffman

Mrs. Shirley Coffman, 80, of Owensboro, Ky., died Dec. 4, 2018, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.


She was born August 26, 1938 in Enterprise, Illinois. She was a property manager for real estate rentals in Alaska and was a member of Good Shepherd Church. She is preceded in death by her daughters, Rebecca Lynn Morrison on June 15, 2016 and Julie Vaughan on August 12, 2018.

Funeral services were Dec. 6 in the chapel of James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro, Ky. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.


Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home and James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory are in charge of arrangements.

Memorial  donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


Survivors include her husband of 47 years, J.D. Coffman III; her mother, Viola Mitchell Lambrich; her children, Gary Mehrtens (Wanda) of Waterloo, Illinois, Lisa Tinsley (Kevin) of Fox Island, Washington, David Coffman of Lubbock, Texas and Bobby Coffman (Pam) of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jerry Lambrich (Doris), Larry Lambrich (Kitten) and Michael Mitchell (Donna), all of Owensboro; and two sisters, Kathy Burgess (Jeff) of Lexington and Connie Hahn (Allen), of Cambridge, Ohio.

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