Barbara L. Pelphrey, 77 of rural Alvada died on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at her residence. She was born on August 16, 1936 to the late Otto J. and Lucille (Valenti) Coffman, Sr. On July 11, 1970 she married Grant Pelphrey and he preceded her in death on May 10, 1988.
Barbara is survived by her brother, Otto Coffman, Jr. of Findlay; sister, Mary (Bill) Stock of Findlay; step-son, K. Alan (Susie) Pelphrey of Findlay; five step-grandchildren, Patrick Pelphrey, Valerie Roeber, Christopher Pelphrey, Brent Pelphrey, and Shannon Pelphrey; eight great-granddaughters; nieces, Kim Coffman and Jennifer Farison; nephews, Brian Coffman, Brad Conklin and Randy Conklin; and a great-nephew, Noah Coffman.
She was preceded in death by a nephew, Roger Conklin.
Mrs. Pelphrey worked for many years at RCA Corporation. She loved western movies, gardening and raising flowers.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 1-5 p.m. at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME.
The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Chris Cravens officiating. Burial will follow in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.
Online condolences can be sent via www.coldrencrates.com.
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