Paul S. Coen, 85, of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in a local hospital. 

Mr. Coen was born Aug. 22, 1927, in Sargent, Neb. He was retired from the United States Army and a World War II Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Baker Coen; three daughters and sons-in-law, Priscilla and Tom Nightingale, Faith and Bob Vogeltanz and Paula and Eugene Gignac; one son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Sandi Coen; one sister, Margaret Miller; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Texarkana Funeral Home, Arkansas, with Dr. Preston Greenwaldt officiating. 

Memorials may be made to Hardy Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund, 6203 North Kings Highway, Texarkana, TX 75503.

Online registration is at

texarkanafuneralhome.com.



Published: 12/29/2012