Deborah K. Coffey

April 10, 1952-May 26, 2022


Deborah Kay “Debra” Coffey, 70, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022, at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis.

She was born April 10, 1952, at Crawfordsville, a daughter of Raymond N. Deere and the late Carolyn Lee (Richardson) Deere.

She lived most of her life in Montgomery County and was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School. 

Debra was married to Jay Harley Coffey in Lafayette. He preceded her in death in 2004.

She worked in Crawfordsville at The Redwood Inn as a cook and took pride in frying some of the best chicken around. She also worked in a nursing home in Ladoga in the laundry department.

Debra was a loving wife, daughter, sister and good friend to many. Debra had a strong Christian faith and adored all cats. In her free time, she enjoyed knitting, singing, playing piano and being with her family.

Survivors include: father and step-mother, Raymond and Carol Deere of Rockville; two sisters, Diane E. (Raymond) Hart of Crawfordsville; Patricia A. (Joseph) Fajfer of Rockville; and aunt Susan (Bill) Haskett of Plainfield.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, with Pastor Sharon Sharp officiating.

Visitation will be from noon until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home in Lebanon.

Interment will follow services at Oak Hill Cemetery in Crawfordsville.

Memorials may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice or the Humane Society of your choice.

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