Services for Jacob Marion “Jake” Coffman, 95, were held Sept. 10 at the Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Donald Ray Vaughn officiating. Interment was in Lafayette Cemetery in the Lafayette Community.
He was born Jan. 10, 1918 in Camp County to parents William Richard Coffman and Lillian Barbara Roberts.
He died Sep. 7 at The Villas in Mount Pleasant.
Mr. Coffman served in World War II in the Navy. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, a member of the Silver Threads, and the Senior Citizens ‘Pickin’ and Grinnin,’ United Steel Worker’s Union, and former member of LaFayette Baptist Church. He retired as a switchboard operator at Lone Star Steel after 31 years.