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Jerry “Monroe” Coffee, age 96, of McDonough (formerly of Mableton), died peacefully on March 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Effie Lee Skinner Coffee, and granddaughter Sharon Lynn Haynes Houze. Survivors include children: Brenda and Frank Padovani of McDonough, Pat and Gary Kerce of Jackson, Judy and Roy Coffee Sr. of Franklin, TN; grandchildren: Gary Mayfield Jr., Greg and Teresa Haynes, Louis and Michelle Padovani, and Loretta Padovani, Sandra and Ron Therrien, Michelle and Roy Coffee Jr., James and Val Coffee, Brandon and Michelle Coffee; great-grandchildren: Michael Haynes, Michelle and Stacee Therrien, Tyler, Carter, Savannah, Sierra, and Kolton Coffee, Autum and Tatum Padovani, Alex and Lauren Zigler, and Kayla Cowan; and two great great grandchildren. An avid fisherman and golfer, he was a member of Callaway Golf Club. He had been employed by Exposition Cotton Mill, Mead Products, and Coffee Electric. He loved to sing and play harmonica. The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00pm on Wednesday with funeral services at 1:00pm Thursday March 27, 2014 at White Columns Chapel in Mableton. Burial will follow at Westview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made online at in memory of Jerry Monroe Coffee in honor of Kolton Coffee, or to your favorite charity. Saddle Up! (A non-profit therapeutic riding program for children with disabilities.) 1549 Old Hillsboro Rd., Franklin, TN 37069 (615) 794-1150. Condolences may be made at:
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