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Barbara Coyle

August 25, 1944 — January 24, 2024

Barbara Jean Henry Coyle, 79, a longtime resident of Cleveland, TN passed away on Wednesday morning, January 24, 2024, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Chattanooga, TN on August 25, 1944, a daughter of the late Newell & Leta Henry. Barbara graduated from Red Bank High School and went on to UTK where she met the love of her life, Patrick Coyle, whom she married and became the loving mother of two children. She spent many years working in ministry as an administrative assistant for multiple pastors at First Baptist Church of Cleveland where she was also a member. Barbara and her husband of 58 years enjoyed traveling abroad to Israel, Greece, and the Caribbean Islands. They also enjoyed trips to Alaska, Hawaii, and other fascinating places in the USA. She most of all loved spending time with family and friends and hosting events in her beautiful home.

In addition to her loving parents, she is also preceded in death by one brother Bob Henry.

Barbara leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband Pat Coyle, one daughter and son-in-law Kerry & Frank Pohlner, one son and daughter-in-law Mark & Cindy Coyle of Birmingham, AL, one grandson Henry Coyle, one granddaughter Anna Cate Coyle, one brother and sister-in-law Ray & Karen Henry, one brother-in-law and sister-in-law Mike & Martha Coyle, numerous other extended family members, work and church family and a host of special friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Cleveland located at 1275 Stuart Road in Cleveland, TN. A service celebrating her life will follow the visitation time on Saturday, February 3rd at 2:00 PM with the Reverend Allen Lockerman, the Reverend Jeff Lovingood and Steve Morgan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial donations be made in her memory to either the First Baptist Church's Celebrate Recovery Group or the First Baptist Church's Building Fund.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Barbara and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist her family with these arrangements.

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Saturday, February 3, 2024

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Saturday, February 3, 2024

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