Corena Munsey Coffey, age 88, of Forest City, passed away Friday, April 28, 2023 at Oak Grove Nursing Center in Rutherfordton.
Corena was born Monday, June 4, 1934 in Rutherford County. She worked many years in textiles. Corena was presently attending Chase Baptist Church and was a member of Fair View Missionary Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, working around the house, going to church and especially cooking for her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Edward Coffey; grandson, Justin Edward Coffey; a sister, Beatrice Melton and brothers, Garnett, Elbert, C.C., Earl and Buster Munsey.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Vickey Doggett (Kurt) of Forest City; sons, Jerry Coffey of Forest City, Terry Coffey (Phyllis) of Ellenboro, Stanley Coffey of Forest City; sister, Sara Lowery of Cliffside; brother, Paul Munsey (Terry) of Forest City; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, May 2nd at Chase Baptist Church with Reverend Scott Butler and Reverend Tripp Biggerstaff officiating. Interment will follow at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to Chase Baptist Church, PO Box 850, Forest City, NC 28043.