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Olive Samantha (Yates) Coffey (1907 - 1986)

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Olive Samantha "Ollie" Coffey formerly Yates
Born in Citra, Indian Territory, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1958 in Holdenville, Hughes, Oklahoma, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Holdenville, Hughes, Oklahoma, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 6 Jun 2019 | Created 2 Jun 2019
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Olive Samantha "Ollie" Yates was born on April 18, 1907 in Citra Indian Territory. She was the daughter of English Arwine Yates and Mary Ann Morris. "Ollie" married William Ebert Coffey in 1958 at Holdenville Oklahoma. She passed away on March 2, 1986 in Holdenville Oklahoma and was laid to rest in Holdenville Cemetery in Holdenville Oklahoma.[1]

  1. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 02 June 2019), memorial page for Olive Samantha “Ollie” Yates Coffey (18 Apr 1907–2 Mar 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44750955, citing Holdenville Cemetery, Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Michael Kruse (contributor 46579594) . Find A Grave: Memorial #44750955


Obit: Holdenville Daily News, 4 Mar 1986, p. 1:

Ollie Coffey.

Ollie Coffey, formerly of 209 East Commerce, Holdenville, died Sunday in the Holdenville Nursing Home at the of age of 78.

She was born near Citra, Indian Territory, April 18, 1907.

She grew up in Hughes County and had lived here all her life.

During World War II she had worked at the McClester Navy Base, and she moved to Holdendville from Gerty in 1958.

She was married to William E. Coffey in Holdenville in 1958.

She is survived by here husband, William Ebert, of the home; here twin sister, Ora A. Smith of Holdenville; another sister Minda McArthur of Holdenville; one brother, Roy Yates of Holdenville.

Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the Hudson Chapel with Reverand Jim Paxton officiating. Burial was in Holdenville Cemetery.

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