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CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Opal Coakley, 91, of Chaffee died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center.
She was born March 22, 1913, at Wyatt, Mo., daughter of James and Nanny Smith Stringfellow. She and Raymond B. Coakley were married March 27, 1948. He died July 12, 1992.
Coakley was a member of First Assembly of God Church, and Chaffee RSVP where she helped out many years at Chaffee Nutrition Center, and was a pink lady at the former Chaffee General Hospital.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee after 10 a.m. Thursday.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the chapel, with the Rev. Darren Larkin officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery.