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Obituary: Georgia Rolene Coleman

Obituary: Georgia Rolene Coleman

March 27th, 2019 in Obituaries

Georgia Rolene (Ford) Coleman, age 86, of Linn, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 25, 2019, at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehab with her daughter by her side. Georgia was born November 2, 1932, in Coatsville, Missouri, a daughter to the late George Wilkins and Rose (Conkin) Ford. On May 13, 1948, she was united in marriage to Rev. Lyle Eugene Coleman in Marshall, Missouri. He preceded her in death on June 8, 2017. Georgia was a homemaker and later retired from the Division of Family Services in Linn. Georgia is survived by: one son, Robert "Bob" Coleman of Jefferson City; one daughter, Lyla Coleman of Jefferson City; two daughters-in-law, Kathy Coleman of Springfield and Darlene Behlmann of Fulton; four grandchildren, Camille Villalobos, Bill Coleman, McKenzie Spencer, and Matthew Coleman; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Beverly Shively. In addition to her parents and spouse of 69 years, Georgia was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth "Ken" Coleman, and a sister, Jane Preston. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Linn. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. David Kruger officiating. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the Miami Cemetery in Miami, Missouri. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Missouri Baptist Children's Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Mo. (573-897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com