Ethel Blanche Coleman

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Ethel Blanche Coleman

January 25, 1937 - December 04, 2018

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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Joanne Cox
Dec 16, 2018
I knew Ethel many years ago. I remember her sweet smile and the love she had for her girls and friends
I am sorry to learn of her passing
Joanne Cox
Dec 16, 2018
I knew Ethel many years ago when we went to TOPS club together. I remember her as a sweet, caring, loving, Christian lady. She loved her children and friends very much.
I am very sorry to learn of her passing.
Please accept my condolences
Nancy Kirk
Dec 14, 2018
I am sorry for your loss. I wish I would of know she passed. I would of come
Kelsey Carter
Dec 13, 2018
I was so sorry to hear of Aunt Ethel’s passing. My sympathy goes out to everyone in the family as we lost a true gem. Be comforted in the fact that she is in His arms. Family was the most important thing to her and you were always there for her!!! Be blessed. I love you.
Calvin Broadnax
Dec 11, 2018
Her life of good works and deeds was a blessing to all.
Photo dated March 27, 1990 pg. 3 HB
Steven Hoskin
Dec 11, 2018
As one of her former Head Start students, I was blessed to have a teacher such as Mrs. Coleman because in a number of respects, she was like a second mother to me and my siblings and it was because of her influence that I was later blessed to have worked with her as a Vacation Bible School teacher at Anderson Zion Baptist Church for more than 20 years. With this in mind, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the family and especially to her daughters Tonya, Barbara and Rhonda who for many years were friends with several of my sisters. In parting, may the Lord be with and comfort you during this time knowing that to be absent from the body is to be present with Him.
Mary Collins
Dec 10, 2018
I would like to Extend my Deepest Condolences to the Family of such a Loving and caring Lady.
Lachrisha Lewis
Dec 10, 2018
Sorry to hear of Aunt Ethel’s passing. Glad to know she is safe in the Lord’s care.
Keeping you close in prayer 💛