Albert Coffey, 81, of Bean Station, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at home after a long battle with Scleroderma. He was born on January 13, 1940, in Thorn Hill, Tennessee.
Albert was a faithful member, song leader, and deacon of Lakeshore Missionary Baptist Church. He was an Army Veteran, serving in Korea and worked as a foreman for the Tennessee Valley Authority until he retired in 1990. He was a Little League Baseball coach for many years and was a great storyteller. Albert was a life-long Vol fan and attended many basketball games at Thompson-Boling Arena.
He was preceded in death by his parents, N.T. & Pearlie Coffey; sisters, Dorsie Dalton, Mae Coffey, Fannie Howerton, and Clydia Spradling; grandsons; Jacob Coffey and Nick Mason; and mother and father-in-law, Kenneth and Louise Davis.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Sherlene; son, Jeff (Kristi) Coffey of New Market; daughter, Tina (Scott) Bowles of Bean Station; grandson, Hunter Bowles; granddaughters, Ashton (Devan) Myers, Madison (John) Latham, and Courtney Mason; great-granddaughters, Keilea and Madi Mason and Evelyn; brothers, Berry (Margaret) Coffey and Ken (Libby) Coffey; sister, Golda Northern; and several nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.
Friends may stop by Smith-Reagan Funeral Home at their convenience on Friday, January 22nd from 11:00am – 4:00pm or Saturday, January 23rd from 8:00am - Noon.
Friends and family will meet at Helton Cemetery on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 2:00pm for a graveside service.
The family would like to thank Smoky Mountain Hospice for their exceptional care.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lakeshore Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund.
Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge, www.smithreaganfuneralhome.com.
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