Ethel Blanche Coleman


Ethel Blanche (Lewis) Coleman, 81, laid down for her final rest on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
She was born Jan. 25, 1937, in Wabash, to Wentworth and Blanche (Jordan) Lewis.
Ethel professed her love for Christ early in life. She was a longtime member of Anderson Zion Baptist Church and was a dedicated member and served faithfully as the director for Vacation Bible School under the leadership of the late Dr. Rev. James T. Menifee. She also served in other ministries of the church.
Ethel was a Head Start lead teacher in Anderson and was blessed to have taught at least three generations of students. She retired after 30 plus years. Ethel was such a beautiful, caring person and so many people were blessed by her ministry of giving.
Lovingly remembered by her children, Tonya (Rodney) Nichols, Fishers, Rhonda (Randy, Sr.) Nunn, Anderson, Barbara Peoples, Dallas, Texas, Ricky Coleman and Denise Coleman, Dekalb, Mississippi; sister, Barbara Bates, Saginaw, Michigan; brother, Edward (Debrah) Lewis, Keller, Texas; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Anderson Zion Baptist Church, 2008 Rev. J.T. Menifee St., Anderson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 and the Homegoing Service on Friday, Dec. 14 at noon.
Arrangements entrusted to L.C. May Funeral Service.
Published on December 10, 2018
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