MOUNT HOLLY - Susan Elizabeth Helton Coffey, 78, of 322 Eastwood Drive, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
She was born in Gaston County, daughter of the late Kenneth Eugene and Avis Estelle Duckworth Helton. She was preceded in death by a son, Mark Edwyn Coffey; and a brother, Harold Helton.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mount Holly, a charter member of the Double-Decker Canasta Club, a charter member of the Vagabonds Travel Group and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband, Edwyn Lee Coffey; one daughter, Diane Coffey Donaldson and husband, Randy, of Belmont; three grandchildren, Adam D. Donaldson and wife, Amber, of Belmont, Kelli D. Watts and husband, Michael, of Belmont, and Haley D. Tucker and husband, Chase, of Mount Holly; three great-grandchildren, Emma Donaldson, Hannah Hyleman and Neeli Tucker.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Coffey will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at The Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Kendell Cameron and Dr. Robert Winecoff officiating.
The family will receive friends immediately after the service at the funeral home, and at other times will be at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Randy Donaldson, 211 Oak Drive, Belmont.
Memorials may be made to the Masonic and Eastern Star Home of North Carolina Inc., 700 South Holden Road, Greensboro, NC 27407.
Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly is serving the family.