Sara J Coe

February 18, 1922November 21, 2011

.Coe, Sara J. age 89 passed away Monday November 21, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Edwin Riley Coe, Sr., granddaughter Gina Coe Pickens, grandson Eli Coe Lambert, parents Ann and Eugene Jordan, sisters Carolyn McCracken, Dr. Martha Gilliland Stewart, brothers Eugene and Tim Jordan. She is survived by daughters Patricia Coe (Mike) Densmore, Susanne Coe (Ed) Lambert, Marjorie Coe Alvis, sons Edwin Riley, Jr. (Betty) and Richard Jordan (Susan) Coe. She is also survived by ten grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, sisters Irene Caplan, Maude Ellen Brown, Jo Ann Johnston, Janet Tate and brother David Jordan. Mrs. Coe was an active member of the East Lake United Methodist Church. Her activities included the Randolph Class, United Methodist Women, elementary Sunday school teacher and Bell Choir. She was a public school teacher for 25 years. She was active in the Samford Auxiliary, Zenobia Literary Club and Gideon's Auxiliary. She was a graduate of Howard College. Funeral service will be Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at 2:00 P.M. at East Lake United Methodist Church with interment to follow in Forest Hill Cemetery with Ridout's Trussville Chapel directing. The family will receive friends at the Church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Smile Train, 41 Madison Ave, 28th Floor NY, NY 10010



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    Wednesday, November 23, 2011

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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December 18, 2011

Just read about your mother's passing in the Chimes. She was a wonderful lady who had such a great impact (along with your Dad) on so many lives while at ELUM. Please accept our most sincere sympathy.

Lee & Rebecca Herring

Nova Eastis

November 28, 2011

Dearest Cousins,
Ashley and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. Please know we are thinking of you . I have such nice memories of your Mom. She was always so sweet to me at church when I was a little girl. Much love, Nova
Jordan P. Eastis

Paul Tate

November 27, 2011

Dear Coe cousins, it's so hard to know what to say, but my heart goes out to you. It has now become extremely special that my parents and I got to visit with Aunt Sara and Edwin just this last September, and we had a wonderful time. May the Lord give you the comfort and peace that only He can give.

Jim Franklin

November 23, 2011

Ed and family, thinking of all the years with your Mom at ELUMC. Our thoughts are with you. We were all blessed by her presence.

Len & Vicki Burroughs

November 22, 2011

We're thinking of all of you dear Coe cousins and wishing we could be with you tomorrow for Aunt Sara's funeral. You chose a lovely photo for her obit that captures her beauty and her smile that we all knew so well. Len was pleased to visit her in her new room just a month ago and we both feel fortunate to have visited her over Labor Day--accompanied both times, of course, by her dear sister and our dear mother JoAnn. She was in great spirits both times and at our Labor Day visit was busy with physical therapy in the PT Room with her makeup on and looking perfect as usual. We send our sympathy and love to your family and join you in missing our Aunt Sara.

Tom Wheat

November 22, 2011

Susanne and family,so sorry to hear of your loss. May your sun continue to shine.

Bryan Morgan

November 22, 2011

Richard and entire Coe family - I am so sorry in the loss of our wonderful and sweet Mrs. Coe. She and Big Daddy meant so much to so many.
My prayers are with you.


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