PUBLISHER’S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of stories on the Prim Bakery and LUB that WLAF is featuring this week.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – He was a machinist for Minton Sharp at La Follette Machine & Tool on First Street. She worked at her parent’s bakery, Prim’s, on the other side of the block from the machine shop on North Tennessee Avenue.

Billy Coffey frequented Prim’s Bakery for coffee and something sweet. Along the way, he met young Elizabeth Prim at the bakery.

The rest of this romantic tale resulted in the two tying the knot with the late Rev. Ernest Goins performing the ceremony. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/21/2021-6AM)

One Reply to “Coffey went to Prim’s Bakery for a sweet treat, left with a sweet heart”

  1. Is this the same Mr. Prim that drove the van around LaFollette in the 80’s? He stopped by my aunt Naomi Peels house on south Cumberland and she bought stuff from him.

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