COGGIN, Ellis Owen "E.O."Age 66 of Madison, TN. Passed from this life on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Skyline Medical Center, following a brief battle with cancer. Born in Sheffield, AL, he was the son of the late Clifford Gregory Coggin, Sr. and the late Grace Evelyn Jones Coggin. He was a graduate of Camden Central High School and the University of Tennessee at Martin, and proudly served his country as a U. S. Marine during the Vietnam War. He retired as a Claims Adjuster with Allstate Insurance Company after 29 years. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 36 years, Sharon St. Charles Coggin; brothers, Gregory (Ann) Coggin of Chattanooga, TN, and Pete (Kathy) Coggin of Columbia, TN. Other survivors include several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will held at a date to be later announced. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the
, 2008 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37203; Nashville Humane Association, 213 Oceola Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209; the Valen Cooper Scholarship Fund, c/o First Tennessee Bank, 1214 Murfreesboro Road, #6190, Franklin, TN 37064 or the
. SPRING HILL FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY, 5110 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216, (615) 865-1101.
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Published in The Tennessean on Oct. 28, 2012