Commonwealth Journal

March 3, 2008

Ruby Coffey


Ruby Shell Coffey, 83, Faubush, Ky., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born in Casey County on Dec. 31, 1924, she is the daughter of the late James D. and Mary Lue Shell.

She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Coffey; two daughters, Shirley (and William) Lynn, Faubush, Ky., and Dorthy Coffey, Faubush, Ky.; one son, James Murrell (and Jan) Coffey, Faubush; five grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Rose (and Lester) Wilson, Liberty and Ethel Cundiff, Dunnville, Ky., and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and James “Ray” Shell.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, March 2 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by Bro. Clifford DeHart.

Burial will be in the South Fork Cemetery in Casey County.