Joan Coughlin

Joan Coughlin, 81, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon.

She was born Sept. 24, 1932, in Rainelle, a daughter of the late Ronald Ralph and Maude M. McClung Keaveny.

On Sept. 12, 1953, she married Billy Levon Coughlin, who preceded her in death Jan. 26, 1996.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Janet Herndon; three brothers, Ronald, Loy and Tommy Keavney; two sisters, Rebecca Darone and Louella Guy; and a daughter-in-law, Krista Coughlin.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Nesbitt and Christine Carpenter, both of Buckhannon; two sons, Billy Coughlin of Miami, Fla., and Denzil Coughlin of Buckhannon; two granddaughters, Pamela Coughlin and Alice Jeffries, both of Buckhannon; two grandsons, Roy Nesbitt and wife, Brandi, and Jasper Carpenter and wife, Michelle, all of Buckhannon; four great-granddaughters, Jessica Cutright, Alayna Nesbitt and Jillian Carpenter, all of Buckhannon and Kristen Nesbitt of Huttonsville; two great-grandsons, Roy Wade Nesbitt Jr. and Jonathan Carpenter, both of Buckhannon; one brother, Gene Keaveny and wife, Kim, of Fayetteville, N.C.; and a sister-in-law, Andrea Workman of Buckhannon.

Mrs. Coughlin was a homemaker, and she enjoyed bingo.

Friends will be received Friday, Jan. 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Sister in Christ Mary Rosencrance officiating. Burial will follow in Buckhannon Memorial Park in Buckhannon.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.