7/7/15 —- Martha J. Coppage Galligan

Martha J. Coppage Galligan, age 80 of Tullahoma, Tennessee passed away, Friday, July 3, 2015 at Harton Regional Medical Center.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 7 at 2 PM at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be Monday, July 6 from 5 – 8 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Galligan, a native of Owensboro, KY was the daughter of the late Orville and Mary Coppage.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Normandy. She and her husband, Billy Doyle Galligan owned and operated several local businesses: Galligan’s Candy, a wholesale candy distributer; Campus Grill in Winchester and Galligan’s Grocery of Tullahoma. Mrs. Galligan loved to watch any type of sporting events on TV but her favorite was Football and Basketball games. Her favorite teams were the Indianapolis Colts and the Kentucky Wildcats. She also enjoyed playing rook and bingo with her friends at Brookdale.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Billy Doyle Galligan; one son, James Doyle Galligan; two brothers, Daryl and Kenneth”Buddy” Coppage and one sister, Frances Hamilton.

She is survived by daughter-in-law, Debbie Penn and her husband, Chris of Tullahoma; two grandchildren, Kim McAfee and her husband, Greg of Manchester and Dana Hale and her husband, Chris of Estill Springs; three great grandchildren, Courtney and Kenna Hale and Liberty McAfee; brother-in-law, Jerry Hamilton of Elizabethtown, KY and nephews, Robbie and Todd Hamilton of Elizabethtown, KY.

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