Coy Harmon
Coy Harmon, 61,  Ewing, died at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday in the Franklin Hospital, 
Benton. Mr. Harmon  was a retire coal miner who last worked in the Buckner 
Coal Mine. He was a  member of the Rescue Baptist Church, Whittington. Mr. 
Harmon is survived by his  wife, Freida; four daughters, Bonnie Hale, Herrin, 
Violet Mandrell, Sterling,  Delina Kniffen, Oak Lawn, and Mary Lou Kniffen, Mt 
Vernon; three son, Ted, Rock  Falls, Max, Sterling, Tom, Ewing; three brothers, 
William, Chaffee, Mo., Dial,  Wellington Ohio, and Jim, Byhalia, Miss; two 
sisters, Nina Smith, Sesser, and  Mima Lee Poorman, Commerce, Mo.; and 17 
grandchildren. Funeral services will be  at 2 p.m. Friday in the Johnson Funeral Home, 
Whittington. The Rev. Clifford  Hicks, The Rev. Jimmie Hicks, and the Rev. 
Luther Hudson will officiate. Burial  will be in the Kirk Cemetery near Ina. 

Source: Southern Illinoisan
Date: January 24, 1974 
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman

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