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Barbara Coffield

March 19, 1943 January 18, 2018
Barbara Coffield
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Obituary for Barbara Coffield

DURHAM: Barbara Coffield, 74, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Duke University Hospital in Durham. She was born in Wake Co. to the late Arthur James Tessinear and Doris Mitchell Lassiter. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Coffield was predeceased by her husband, Jimmy Coffield; and son, Jimmy Coffield, Jr.

Mrs. Coffield was employed with Crum and Forster insurance company. She retired from White Star Laundry in Durham.

Mrs. Coffield is survived by her daughter, Vonda Riley (Ricky); daughter-in-law, Becky Coffield; sisters, Judy Tessinear, Linda Bigelow, Billie Arnold; and grandchildren, Victoria Coffield, Tyler Riley (Amanda), Brooke Coffield, Sarah Riley, Wendy Riley.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm on Monday, January 22nd at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, January 23rd at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Jimmy Roland, Tyler Riley, Zach Grissom and Ricky Fowler.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM 1/22/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/22/2018 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 1/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1621 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27701

1621 Duke University Road Durham 27701 NC
United States

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