Ruth Coffey

September 25, 1926April 8, 2018

Ruth Evelyn Coffey, 91, of Houston, Texas passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018. She was born on September 25, 1926 in Beaumont, Texas.

She was married to Lester Burton Coffey for 68 blessed years. Ruth had a passion for cooking, handwork, and reading the Bible.

Ruth is survived by her children, Cynthia Miller and husband Herbert, Allen Coffey and wife Sandra, and Kent Coffey; sisters, Joyce McCown, and Margaret Dutton and husband Ronald. In addition, she is also survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Burton Coffey; Daughter-in-law, Bettie Coffey; Father, Clarence Carr; Mother, Nona Carr; Brothers, J.C .Carr and William (Bill) Carr; Sister, Lola Dearman, as well as other relatives and special friends that were considered family.

A visitation will be held in Ruth’s honor on Monday, April 23, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at American Heritage Funeral Home, 10710 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston Texas 77038. Her funeral service will take place immediately following at 12:00 p.m. inside of the American Heritage Chapel, with a procession leading out to her final resting place at the Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston Texas 77038.


  • Visitation Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, April 23, 2018

Ruth Coffey

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