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Myrtle D. Coiner STAUNTON Myrtle May (Desper) Coiner, 98, widow of Elmer Warren Coiner, of Frontier Drive, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013, in Augusta Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Fishersville. Mrs. Coiner was born on June 29, 1914, in Augusta County, a daughter of the late Benjamin Howard and Cclina Frances (Bradley) Desper. Myrtle was a lifetime member of Olivet Presbyterian Church since the age of four where for years she assisted with many church circles and served on other various committees. She enjoyed her family and they always came first in her life. She was a homemaker and the bookkeeper for the family business, Coiner Refrigeration and Appliances. In addition to her parents and her husband of 60 years, Mrs. Coiner was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin W. Coiner; and a granddaughter, Andrea Henson. Survivors include a son, Harold E. Coiner and wife, Anna Marie, of Staunton; a daughter, Fay Ann (Coiner) Jennings and husband, James Jr., of Madison Heights; a sister, Artie Virginia (Desper) Weaver of Fishersville; a daughter-in-law, Lisa (Wells) Coiner of Staunton; brother-in-law, William Robert Leach Jr. of Staunton; sister-in-law, Vera Catherine (Kirby) Coiner of Waynesboro; eight grandchildren, Darwin Coiner and wife, Marinda, Julie (Coiner) Muse, Michael Coiner and wife, Cheryl, Pamela Sue Watson, Christopher Jennings and wife, Kristi, Jeffrey Jennings and wife, Samantha, Neil Coiner and wife, Jennifer, and Aaron Coiner; a grandson in-law, Jason Henson; 16 great-grandchildren, Savannah Muse, Emily Coiner, Jessica Coiner, Triston Coiner, Henley Coiner, Amber Smith, Casey Jennings, Joshua Jennings, Tara Jennings, Sean Jennings, Jackson Lee Jennings, Alexander Coiner, William Coiner, Zach Weaver, Dale Weaver, and Jessica Ward; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Olivet Presbyterian Church by the Reverend Lee Thomas. Burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Darwin Coiner, Mike Coiner, Chris Jennings, Jeff Jennings, Neal Coiner, Aaron Coiner, Ray Leach, Randy Leach, Russell Coiner, Richard Coiner, Stevie Hyden, Aaron Blessing, and Philip Balsley. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory and other times at her residence. It is suggested that those desiring make memorial contributions to the Gideon's International, 716 Battery Dr., Roanoke, VA 24001 or to the Susan G. Koman for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of her arrangements.

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