Mary Louise Coleman
Funeral services were held June 29, 2019, at New Zion M. B. Church in
Oakvale. Rev. Ronnie Mackabee officiated with burial following in the
St. John International Baptist Church Cemetery in Expose. Johnson
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mary Louise Coleman was born to the late Warren and Carrie Mae
King in Columbia. She married Ezekiel Coleman and 11 children were
born. She was a member of New Zion M. B. Church where she was a member
of the Women’s Mission Ministry, adult choir and Eastern Star. Mrs.
Coleman worked as a teacher’s aide at Sophia Sutton Pre-School and
later retired from Lawrence County Hospital as a housekeeper.
She was preceded in death by one child.
She is survived by: 10 children, Ezekiel (Alicia) Coleman, Jr. of
Columbia; Cindy (Jessie) Warren of Chicago, Illinois; Carol (James)
Gammage of Oakvale; Charles (Yvette) Coleman of Mt. Olive; Brenda
(Danny) Coleman of Arlington, Texas; Ricky Coleman of Oakvale; Mary
Coleman Gardner of Hattiesburg; William (Larunda) Coleman Sr. of
Hattiesburg; Betty Randolph of Prentiss, and Ruthie Moore of Oakvale;
godson, Mark (Rose) Ball of Prentiss; step-sons, Ezell (Londa) Coleman
of Oklahoma and Robert L. Coleman of Oakvale; 23 grandchildren; three
siblings, Almeta Green of Chicago, Illinois; Nelson (Morris) King of
Columbia and Warren (Rose) King Jr. of Bolingbrook, Illinois; and many
other relatives and friends.