January 8, 1989
HERSCHEL JB COLEY
SUFFOLK – Herschel JB Coley, 62, died Saturday, Jan. 7 in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Hampton.
He was born in Henderson, Ky.
He was president and co-owner of Riverside Monument Company, Norfolk.
He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and a member of the Adult Bible Class. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Catherine Coley; one daughter, Deborah A. Barker of Suffolk; two sons, Donavan C. Coley Sr. of Suffolk and Raymond JB Coley Sr. of Hampton; three sisters including Joyce C. Despain of Henderson; and six grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Nansemond River Baptist Church by the Revs. Paul Forrester and T.A. Powell. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. today at Hill Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of Donavan Coley Sr., 2704 Windjammer Road, Suffolk.