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Fri., 21 Aug. 1998 A:3

Hopkins Co. TX

Submitted by Gena Forsyth


  COMMERCE-Donald L. Coffman, 61, of Commerce died Wednesday at Bossier Medical Center in Bossier City, Louisiana.   Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Lyndon Petty and Rev. Ricky Russell officiating.   Burial is in Emblem Cemetery in the Emblem Community.

  Mr. Coffman was born Sept. 20, 1936 in the Horton Community to Amos Coffman and Opal Redmon Coffman.   He and Barbara Wilson were married July 3, 1974 in Commerce.   He was a truck driver and a member of Christian Worship Center in Campbell.

  Survivors in clued his wife of Commerce; his mother of Commerce; three sons, Tony Coffman and Carl Coffman of Birthright and Eric Coffman of Tira; a daughter, Recona Lopez of Baytown; four sisters, Myrtle Rogers of Como, Susie Littrell of Martin Springs, Bennie Wisdom of Missouri and Pat Murray of Commerce; three brothers, David Coffman of Dodd City, Truitt Coffman of Campbell, and Doyle Coffman of Pecan Gap; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

  His father preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 1974.

  Pallbearers will be Danny Kelley, Buddy Ferrell, Keith Weaver, Jerry Horton, Dorman Morgan, and Mike Tucker.