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Mary Louise Coleman

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 29, 2019, at New Zion M.B. Church in Oakvale. Rev. Ronnie Mackabee officiated, with interment following in the St. John International Baptist 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 eleven 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 ten 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.