Mrs. Julia Claudine Greer Coffey, age 75, of Hudson, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Hudson.
Mrs. Coffey was born August 1, 1937 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Carl Spencer Greer and Jeanie Mae Greer. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist Faith.
Mrs. Coffey is survived by three daughters, Penny Wagner and husband Michael of Lenoir, Deanie Clark of Hudson, and Daphne Byrd of Granite Falls; two sons, Floyd "Rooney" Greer of Lenoir, and Travis Calloway and wife Tammy of Granite Falls, and two sisters, Earlene Walker and Marlene Carter and husband Floyd, all of Lenoir. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Randolph Coffey; three brothers, Harley Greer, Howard Greer, and Grady Greer, and four sisters, Eunice Moretz, Iris Reid, Ruby Adkins, and Louella Reese.
Funeral services for Mrs. Julia Claudine Greer Coffey will be conducted Saturday afternoon, January 19, 2013, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Mike Lowman. Burial will follow in Laurel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Laurel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Stewart Rhymer, 6596 Old 421 South, Deep Gap, North Carolina, 28618, or to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28215-3220.
Online condolences may be sent to the Coffey family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.