Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

July 18, 2013

Tampie Coble


Effingham Daily News

---- — Tampie Corena “Cagle” Coble, 100, of Louisville, known as Corena, departed this life on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at J.W. Neal Funeral Home, Louisvile. Interment will be in Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Clay County Hospice, Clay County Cancer Crusaders or TIP Hospice of Centralia and will be received at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.jwnealfuneralhome.net.

Corena was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was born in Dalhart, Texas, on Jan. 28, 1913, to William Isaac Cagle and Lula Mae “Ketchum” Cagle. She married James Theodore Coble, (Ted), on July 27, 1929, in Clayton, N.M.

She, her husband and the two eldest children arrived in Clay County, from Oklahoma in 1935. They are survivors of the Dust Bowl. Corena enjoyed helping other people. Her jelly and hot rolls were enjoyed by many people. She loved to cook, quilt, crochet, garden, enjoy music and dance. This remarkable lady will always be remembered by her family for the love and comfort she gave them throughout the years.

She is survived by her six children, Priscilla Yvonne O’Sullivan of Louisville, William Ronald Coble and wife, Geraldine, of Louisville, James Theodore Coble Jr., and wife, Mary, of Decatur, Stanley Alton Coble and wife, Ellen, of Fairfield, Glenda Arlene Bryant of Mt. Vernon, and Arilla Roschell Walker and husband, Jackie, of Louisville; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Theodore “Ted” Coble Sr. in 1971; brothers, Robert Roy Cagle and Billy Everett Cagle; sisters, Virginia Lee Ferguson and Eva Catherine Cagle; halfsister, Fannie Decker; three sons-in-law, Robert Eugene Blaydes, John O'Sullivan and Duane Dell Bryant.

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