Grave of slain man finally gets headstone, decades later
When a young black man was found slain outside Griffin, Georgia, in 1983, his family was too traumatized to put a headstone on his grave. Not knowing who killed Timothy Wayne Coggins or if the killer might come back to vandalize a well-marked burial site, they held a hurried, fearful funeral and left it unadorned, his niece Heather Coggins said.
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#1 Jan 3, 2018
I am a friend of the family .As time moved slowly Tim would creep in my mind i talked with his mom years ago at bingo in which my mom played bingo i will never forget Mrs. Viola said to me i may be dead and gone but one day the lord will bring whomever did that to my child will come to justice. She knew it would come what mighty faith she had i am so glad the lord worked it out gone bur never forgotten note its resting time in peace sweetie
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