John Cecil Coffield, Sr.


John Cecil Coffield, Sr.

Funeral services for John Cecil Coffield, Sr., 78, of Huntington will be held Sunday, January 13, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. in the Huntington First Assembly of God Church with Brother John Standridge officiating. Interment will follow in the Huntington Cemetery.

Mr. Coffield was born November 24, 1929 in Fostoria, Texas to Peter and Maude Coffield, and died Friday, January 11, 2008 in a local hospital.

A former resident of Lufkin, Mr. Coffield had resided in Huntington for the last 27 years. He was employed with Lufkin Industries for 22 years in the shipping department. Mr. Coffield was an avid fisherman, and was a member of the Lufkin First Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Coffield of Huntington; daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Trubon Lee of Tomball and Ruth Ann and Archie Merrell of Logansport, Louisiana; daughter, Cynthia Allen of Huntington; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Maude Coffield; and son, John Cecil Coffield, Jr.

Pallbearers will be Michael Allen, Eliga Ray Ferguson, Jr., Elbert Ferguson, Bruce Litton, Michael Fink, and Jeffery White.

Honorary pallbearers will be Richie Allen, Jr. and Randy Allen.

Memorial contributions may be made to Huntington First Assembly of God Church, 305 South US Highway 69, Huntington, Texas 75949.

Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Huntington, directors.