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Judith Coan

January 11, 1943 — October 23, 2022

Judy Golden Coan “Nana”, 79, of Tallassee, AL passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022. Judy was born on January 11, 1943.


Judy was a faithful member of East Tallassee United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church. Judy was a practicing nurse for 56 years. In those 56 years, she served the community of Tallassee selflessly. She worked at Community Hospital as a Labor and Delivery nurse. From there she spent much of her career working with Dr. AJ Hughes. Judy retired at the age of 75 after many years of working with Dr. Michael Courtney. Judy enjoyed spending her free time at the lake with her family, watching her grandchildren play sports, and shopping. Judy was a selfless, brave, compassionate, smart, and strong Mother, Grandmother, and friend.

Judy is survived by her children, Kimberly (Bryan) Hancock and Chris (Abby) Coan; brother, Jackie (Bucka) Golden; grandchildren, Jake (Hannah) Coan, Braxton Hancock, Logan Coan, and Brady (Perry Ann) Hancock; great-grandchild, Kamden Coan; sisters-in-law, Charlotte (Forrest) Morgan, Donna Whitman, and Janice Payne; and many nieces and cousins.


She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Elige Coan; and parents, Herbert Jack Golden, Sr. and Nadine Webster Golden.


Pallbearers are Jake Coan, Braxton Hancock, Brady Hancock, Cody Martin, Jackie Welch, and Jerry Thornell. Honorary pallbearer is Herb Golden. The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church, Thursday, October 27, 2022, from 10:00 am until 12 noon with the funeral service to follow. Burial will follow in Carville Cemetery.


Flowers are welcomed or donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, 1 Jordan Ave, Tallassee, AL 36078.


Joshua 1:9 “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, For the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”


Online condolences at


Linville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory

Eclectic, Alabama

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