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Claudine LaVonda Coggins

May 4, 1939 — October 12, 2018

Claudine LaVonda Coggins

Claudine LaVonda Coggins, 79, of Agnos, Arkansas, passed away, Friday, October 12, 2018 at UAMS in Little Rock, Arkansas.

She was born in Rivervale, Arkansas on May 4, 1939, daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Lula Irene (Gregory) Shasteen. Claudine spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. She was united in marriage to the late Virgil Coggins on November 10, 1956 in Hernando, Mississippi and from this union one daughter was born. Claudine was a member of Saddle Baptist Church. She worked for Tri-County Shirt Factory for 26 years. Her family was her world and she loved them greatly. Claudine loved to cook and sew and watch westerns; she particularly enjoyed Lone Ranger and anything with John Wayne. She enjoyed nature and watching the deer from her porch deck.

Claudine is survived by her daughter, Becky Wickham and husband Tom of Agnos, Arkansas; sisters, Barbara Smart of Benton Harbor, Michigan and Brenda Wheeler of Lake City, Arkansas and sister-in-laws, Linda Shasteen of Caraway, Arkansas and Wanda Gregory and husband Bob of Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Coggins; parents, Benjamin and Lula Shasteen; sisters, Juanita Rutlidge, Beatrice Shasteen and Louise Stallings and brothers, Doyle Shasteen, Sherman Shasteen, Jerry Shasteen and Larry Shasteen.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 16, 2018 beginning at 1:00 PM with Bro. Jackie Dockins officiating at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Agnos Cemetery in Agnos, Arkansas. Visitation will be held Monday, October 15, 2018 from 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas.

Pallbearers include: James Abney, Dean Abney, Tim Abney, Eugene McCord, Marcus Cherry and J.T. Goodson

Honorary Pallbearers Include: Nieces and Nephews

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.

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