Virgie Alice Coffel

Mrs. Virgie Alice Coffel, age 69, of Jonesboro passed away Friday, Dec. 26, 2003.

Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28 at Harvest Baptist Church with the Rev. Tracey Smith and the Rev. Ben Smith officiating. Remains will lie in state one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Jess (J.W.) Coffel; sons, Ricky William Coffel of Lithonia, Jess "Michael" Coffel of Atlanta and Brian Keith Coffel of North Carolina; daughter, Robin Annette Mackie of Lithonia; daughter and son-in-law, Mala Renee (Duane) Sutton of Juliette; brother, Felt Ables of Chattanooga, Tenn.; sister, Arbutus Arnold of West Palm Beach, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 210-2700.