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Dahlia Ruth Mitchell Coggin

July 30, 1926 October 29, 2009
Dahlia Ruth Mitchell Coggin
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Dahlia Ruth Mitchell Coggin, 83, of Ardmore, Alabama, died Thursday, October 29, 2009, at her residence. Funeral Services were held at 11:00 A.M. at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home on Saturday, October 31, 2009, with Dr. Ray Stonecypher and Bro. Lynn Marshall officiating. Pallbearers were: Brian Hogan, Darren Pounders, Dusten Pounders, Tommy Bailey, Glen Mitchell, and David Magnusson. Honorary Pallbearers were the Choir Members of Piney Grove Baptist Church and her Sunday School Class Members. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore, Alabama with Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge.Dahlia Coggin was born on July 30, 1926 to Virgie Elizabeth Mitchell. She was a native of Ardmore, AL, and a lifetime member of Piney Grove Baptist Church where she was active in the adult choir and many other ladies activities. She was a homemaker and enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, sewing, and traveling. She retired from sales after having worked for Loveman's, McRae's, Henning Furs, and Weil Furs. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sisters-in-laws: Alma White, Louise (Willard) Ferguson, Brother-in-law Alton (Eleanor) Coggin, and Alma Coggin, uncles: Percy, Pitts, Jim, and Alton Mitchell; Aunts: Elsie Smith and Lucille Brown. A Special thank you to caregivers Bonnie Watts and Jane Joy, Southern Care Hospice Staff, friends, church family, and family members who have been so faithful to our wife and mother during her extended illnesses.Survivors include: her husband of almost 67 years: James M. Coggins of Ardmore; Daughters: Ruth(Kenneth) Hogan of Ardmore, Judy (Terry) Pounders of Russellville, AL; Grandsons: Dr. Brian Hogan of Tuscaloosa, AL, Darren (Micki) Pounders and Dusten (Sommer) Pounders, both of Russellville, AL; Great-Grandson: John Isaac Willis Wilson; two special aunts: Alma Magnusson and Bernice Bailey, both of Ardmore; a sister-in-law: Ila Pearl (Buddy) Solomon; Brothers-in-law Woodrow Coggin of Ardmore, and Cleatus White of Pulaski, TN; cousins; nieces; nephews; and friends.

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