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Susan Lynn Coggin
August 10, 1959 - March 2, 2008

Mrs. Susan Lynn Coggin was born on Monday, August 10, 1959, daughter of Franklin and Sara Dixon Buckelew. Mrs. Coggin died Sunday, March 2, 2008 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 49 years, 6 months and 20 days. She was born in Millington, Tenn., and had lived in Caraway most of her lifetime. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Caraway. She was preceded in death by one son, Kristopher Coggin. She is survived by one daughter, Rachel Forbis of Harrisburg; parents, Franklin & Sara Dixon Buckelew of Harrisburg; special friend, James Wiley of Caraway; two sisters, Sherry Seabaugh and Pam Dixon, both of Harrisburg; two brothers, Franklin Buckelew Jr., of Heartland, Wis., and Jonathan Buckelew of Jonesboro; and two grandchildren, Alexis LeAnn Forbis and Cameron Brooke Forbis. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Ricky Forbis and Rev. Milton Cowling officiating. Burial will follow in the Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark. Pallbearers will be Terry Emery, John Coggin, Larry Harper, Cole Goodman, Dave Sellars and Junior Meurer. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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  1. Rachel Forbis, Trumann,Ar says

    Mom,I love and miss you with all my heart!The holidays just don't seem right,me and the girls are truly lost without you!I pray I see you someday at those pearly gates,I can't wait for you and Kris to greet me with a kiss,hug and Jesus welcoming me home to the home I strive so hard for!I love and miss you,you are my best friend!!love always,Rachel Suzanne

  2. martha gard, trumann ark says

  3. martha mortin, trumann, ar says

    sara,so sorry for your loss.martha

  4. Gayle Peifer, Harrisburg, AR says

    Rachel, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. I just found out today when I saw it in the Modern News. I wish I had known. I would have been there. I loved Susan. She was a very special person. If there is anything I can do for you, please let me know. You can call me anytime at 1-870-530-2429.Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you.

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  7. Tracey Haas and Betty Joe Pendegraft, Caraway, Ar says

    Sorry to hear of your loss, May you find peace. With our deepest sympathy. The Haas and Pendegraft family.

  8. Sharon Tiner , says

    Pam, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you.Sharon Tiner

  9. Debbie Pledger , says

    Pam: I am so sorry to hear about your sister. Please know that you are in my prayers.Sincerely,Debbie Pledger

  10. Delores Jones, Batesville, Ar says

    May God comfort you in the time of your sorrow.

  11. Tammy Moore Harrison, Baton Rouge, La 70817 says

    I am sorry to hear of Susan's passing. I have only fond memories of her. We had lost touch but she was often on my mind. I was blessed to have had a friend that put a smile on the faces of people around her. God bless Susans family as they face this loss. My God confort you though the days to come.

  12. Independence County Health Unit, Batesville says

    Pam and family, We were so saddened to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Your friends and co-workers at Independence County Health Unit

  13. Beth Wilson, Magnolia, AR says

    Pam and family,I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for you the "peace that passeth all understanding" at this time.Sincerely,Beth

  14. Karen Fowler , says

    Pam,Just wanted you to know how sorry I was to hear about your sister. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.--Karen

  15. Rhonda Fires Ecrement, Memphis, Tn says

    I would like to say how sorry I am for the passing of Susan. My prayers are with you all. Susan and I shared many good days together. She could always make you laugh. No matter how tough things got she would always find a way to make things better. I will forever be Thankful for the friendship we shared. God Bless You and Keep you always.

  16. Sandy Snow, Little Rock, AR says

    Pam, I am so sorry about your tragic loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers will be with you and your entire family during the difficult days ahead.

  17. wanda koelling, salem, ar says

    Sorry Pam, thinking of you and your family during this time.Wanda

  18. Tammy Collier, Lake City, AR says

    Pam and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

  19. Sherry Ahring, Little Rock, AR says

    Pam,I am so sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your sister. Sisters are such special people! Please accept my sincere Sympathy.Sherry

  20. Bob Walker, Dowagiac, Michigan says

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Susan. Even thouth it has been years since I have seen her I will always remember her as being a sweet caring person. Words are hard to express, only to say that she made everyone's life brighter while she was here with us, and she will be surely missed. Goodbye Susie.

  21. chris osment jackson, newport, arkansas says

    Frank, Sarah and family,I was at mama and daddy's when mama got the call to put your family on the prayer chain. We had just been talking that day about Susan and her kids after I saw Rachel at church that day. I had not seen Rachel since she was about 5 years old. I want you to know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sometimes there aren't any answers and you just have to trust and lean on your heavenly Father. He knows exactly what you all are going through.Praying for you all,Chris Osment Jackson

  22. susan king, trumann says

    Pam, I am so sorry to hear of your sister's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  23. Pam Mangrum, Monette, Arkansas says

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of your during this time of sadness. I pray that God will comfort you and that your happy memories will carry you through the days ahead.

  24. Sammie (Prince) Layer, Bartlett, TN says

    Frank & Sara, my dear friends, I was so sorry to read of Susan's passing. Please know that my prayers and thoughts are with you. May God's peace and comfort fill your hearts.Love,Sammie

  25. Kristy Montgomery(Timbs), Bentonville Arkansas says

    Dear RachelI just want you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers I couldn't believe it when I heard. I have so many fond memories of Susan and playing at your house when I was a kid. Please call me if you need anything or if you need to just talk.I love you

  26. Peter and Opal Loven, Burdette, Arkansas says

    Our prayers are with you.

  27. georgesanders, trumann says

    i am true lee sorry to here of her pasing away she wise a good person of the family's and a good friend of are;s may god bless the faimly.s and friend;s and john her brothere wise a close friend may god bless thim all

  28. crystal hatcher, jonesboro ar says

    Rachel i have been in your shoes and when my mom past you told me some very encourging words so i am going to try and do the same for you. Remember the good times forget the bad always cherish the memories you had. Time does heal the heart. If you need anything I am here. You and your family are in my prayers take care and god bless.

  29. Spring Sneed, Caraway, AR says

    My deepest condolences to the Buckelew family. Susan was an angel and a most compassionate person. I last visited with her in the hospital the end of last year. She was a dear lady. I will be praying for you all during this sorrowful time.

  30. Diane Conner Webb, Plano, Texas says

    I was reallly shocked to hear of Susan's passing. I regret losing contact with Susan many years ago, but I still fondly remember school days with her. I would have loved to have seen her again. I'm sorry I am unable to attend the funeral, but my thoughts, prayers, and love are with the family at this time.

  31. Sharron Turman, jonesboro, AR says

    Rachel, Sarah, Frank, Jon and other family members. Our prayers and thoughts are within at most difficult time. We love you and pray that Gods blessings will comfort you. Garry and Sharron Turman

  32. Linda Gladden, Little Rock,Ar says

    Pam,I'm so sorry about your sister's death. Wish I could be there for you! Cherish all the good memories.Love,Linda



  34. Dennis Buckelew, Union City, Tennessee says

    I was shocked to hear the news of Susan's passing from Aunt Naomi. It is hard to put into words how sorry I am for your loss. I can still recall the many times we played together (Susan, Bucky and the rest of us) at Phillippy. Please know that you are in my prayers, and I pray that God will lift you up and give you strength during this difficult time. Love Dennis

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