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Lettie Marie CoffmanPassing: May 25, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday, May 28th @ 1:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, May 28th @ 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Miktchell Cemetery

Friday, May 28th

BEDFORD Lettie Marie Coffman, 85, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at her home.

Born October 17, 1935, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Jesse and Mary Frances (Cole) Lane.  She married Walter Coffman August 8, 1950.

Lettie and her husband, Walter, owned the Daily Scoop for many years.  She was a member of the 39th Street Christian Church and Order of Eastern Star No. 503.  Lettie enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.  Her husband was her greatest joy.

Walter Coffman of Bedford
Walter Eugene (Debbie) Coffman of Bedford
Ernie (Wilma) Coffman of Bedford
Lisa (Mary) Coffman of New Albany
7 grandchildren
10 great-grandchildren
  3 great-great grandchildren

Her parents; daughter, Pamela Marie Coffman; and siblings, Jesse Lane, Herschel Lane, Roy Lane, Elwood Lane, Betty Kautz, and Nancy Burlington, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 28, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bruce Becker officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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17 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Larry and Connie Smith | MITCHELL
    Date: May 28, 2021
    To all the Coffman family, so sorry for your loss.
  2. Guest: Marv & Mary Andrews | Bloomington, Indiana
    Date: May 28, 2021
    We would like to express our deepest Condolences to the Coffman family.
  3. Guest: Charles L Radcliff | Mitchell
    Date: May 28, 2021
    sorry for your loss may God comfort and bless your family
  4. Guest: Glenda(Blackwell) Hall | Mitchell, In
    Date: May 27, 2021
    Walter & Family, I'm so sorry for your loss ,
  5. Guest: Jan Grissom | Lafayette Louisiana
    Date: May 27, 2021
    So sorry Walter, Ernie and family. She was so sweet. Remember her from many school events. Always willing to help. God bless you all.
  6. Guest: Bobby Brown | Venice Florida
    Date: May 26, 2021
    I’m very sorry for your loss, I remember being at your house growing up and she was always very nice to me.
  7. Guest: Sandie Jones | Indianapolis Indiana
    Date: May 26, 2021
    What a sweet lady. God needed a good one so he thought of this beautiful lady. My heart hurts for the family. Walter big hugs to you.
  8. Guest: Steve Cole | Bedford Indiana
    Date: May 26, 2021
    So sorry for your loss.
  9. Guest: Mike and Rita (Ball) Ramey | Bedford, IN
    Date: May 26, 2021
    Earnie, Walter and families, so sorry about your mom. Remember her being at school for special events. God Bless all of you Mike and Rita Ramey
  10. Guest: James and Sharon Nash | Mitchell, IN 47446
    Date: May 26, 2021
    Mr. Coffman & Family: We are sorry to hear about the passing of your wife. Our thoughts and prayers for your family at this time. Jim and Sharon Nash
  11. Guest: Nelsa & Gary King | Mitchell, Ind.
    Date: May 26, 2021
    So sorry for your loss, Ernie and family. Your mom was a sweet lady and loved going to the daily scoop back in the day. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
  12. Guest: Terry Simpson | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: May 26, 2021
    Ernie. So sorry to hear about your Mom.
  13. Guest: charles r bugh | MITCHELL
    Date: May 26, 2021
    So sorry for your loss. My prayers for you all during this time.
  14. Guest: Pam Freeman | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: May 26, 2021
    Erie and Wilma I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  15. Guest: Donna Clifton Villarreal | Mitchell
    Date: May 26, 2021
    Walter And Family Sending Thoughts And Prayers to Comfort You During This Difficult Time. Lettie was a Very Special Lady.
  16. Guest: Laura Baker | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: May 26, 2021
    Such a wonderful, sweet lady! You will be missed! My thoughts and prayers to the family!-Laura Baker
  17. Guest: Susan Chastain Kay | Blaine
    Date: May 26, 2021
    So sorry for your loss.