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Obituaries

Jeffre Coggin


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Mar. 16, 2017 - 2:30 AM

Jeffre Harris Coggin “Boggin Coggin,” 49, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at his home in Newnan surrounded by family and friends.

He was born February 20, 1968 in Coweta County to Raleigh P. and Sybil D. Coggin.

Jeffre is preceded in death by his father, Raleigh Peniston Coggin Sr.; and his brother, Raleigh Peniston Coggin Jr. He is survived by his loving wife, Amy Coggin; mother, Sybil D. Coggin; brother, Tony Coggin (Susan); five nephews, three nieces, two great-nephews and two great-nieces. He is also survived by Jo Jo Coggin, his blue heeler and best friend.

When he wasn't driving the school bus, Jeffre enjoyed devoting his time to the Masons and Shriners organization. He took great pride in telling people that he was a Master Mason and a past president of both the Masons and Shriners.

The funeral service is Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street in Newnan, with Rev. Mike Sprayberry and Jeff Comer officiating. Burial will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 16 from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Jeffre was a kind man and a friend to everyone he met. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Jeff’s name to either Shriner's Hospital for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or Gentiva Hospice Foundation, 2525 Hwy. 34 East, Newnan, GA 30265.

Condolences may also be expressed to the family online at www.mckoon.com .

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580.