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Gerald Autry Coggin, age 77 of Clinton

Mr. Gerald Autry Coggin, age 77 of Clinton, passed away suddenly Friday, August 4, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Gerald loved music and singing and was accomplished on many different instruments. He had a talent for wood carving and painting. He enjoyed being with people, especially with his church family at New Salem Baptist in Clinton.  Following his honorable discharge from the Navy, Gerald retired from Bethleham Steel Mill as a roller in Indiana before moving to Clinton, TN.

Preceded in death by his parents, Monroe and Shirley Williamson Coggin. He is survived by his loving wife,  Perry Ann Coggin;  daughters, Nita (Doug) Conner of Fort Myers, FL, Debi (Rick) Hill f Andersonville, Teresa (Jeff) Kunert of Fort Myers, FL, Kellie Gunter of Birmingham, AL; Seven grandchildren and Nine great grandchildren.

At Gerald request there will be no services.  Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Gerald Coggins.  www.holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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