There are 36 Obituaries
ALICE LEE VIA COLEMAN
CRIMORA --- Mrs. Alice Lee Coleman, 88, widow of J. A. Coleman, and a resident of Crimora, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dianna Blackwell, at 10:20 p.m. Friday. She was born June 4, 1888, in Albemarle County, a daughter of the late Christopher Columbus and Melinda Marshall Via. She moved to Augusta County after her marriage and since the death of Mr. Coleman in 1947, she had been making her home with her children. She was a member of the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Sadie Shifflett of Grottoes, Mrs. Mabel Sipe of Keswick, Mrs. Victory Sandridge of Waynesboro, Mrs. Dianna Blackwell of Crimora and Mrs. Marguerite Green of Mineral; four sons, John G. Coleman, Arvin M. Coleman, Leonard (Bill) Coleman, all of Grottoes, and Daymon Coleman of Millwood; 23 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of the Lindsey and Kootz Funeral Home in Weyers Cave, conducted by the Rev. Ross Speicher. Interment will be in Edgewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Sep. 12, 1983
AMANDA CATHERINE [COLEMAN] HARWLEY
KEEZLETOWN - The funeral for Amanda Catherine Harwley, 85, of Keezletown will be held 2 p.m. today at the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Douglas Akers, and burial will be in Keezletown Cemetery. Mrs. Harwley died Saturday at Staunton Manor Nursing Home, where she had lived two years. She was born in Greene County July 18, 1898, and was a daughter of the late W.W. and Delia C. Lawson Coleman. She moved to Beamis, W.Va., when she was 13 and then to Rockingham County 49 years ago. Mrs. Harwley was a member of Evangelical United Methodist Church at Elkton. She had been married twice. Her first husband was Lee Shifflett. In 1926, she married George Virgil Harwley, who died in 1948. Surviving are a daughter, Irene Armentrout of Keezletown; a son, Jack Shifflett of Appomattox; two sisters, Lillie Shuters of Campbellstown, Pa., and Minnie Sullivan of Crozet; four brothers, Gilbert Coleman of Hummelstown, Pa., William Coleman of Chambersburg, Pa., Joseph Coleman of Sabillesville, Md., and Jessie Coleman of Annville, Pa.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home. Note: I am not sure if Irene is her daughter with Lee or a daughter she had with George Harwley
BERNICE MILDRED COLEMAN
Bernice M. Coleman, 68, of Rt. 1, McGaheysville died Friday at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, where she was admitted a week ago. Mrs. Coleman was born in Rockingham County Nov 2, 1916 and was a daughter of the late George Edward Deane and Bessie E. Meadows Deane. She was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church near Elkton. On June 12, 1935, she married Emory Thomas Coleman, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Joyce C. Mearse of Oakton and Catherine F. Seal of Elkton; seven sisters, Della Shifflett, Alma White, Pearl May and Eunice Lohr, all of Orange. Eunice Coleman and Nellie Herr, both of Palmyra, Pa., and Blanche Boltz of Lebanon. Pa.; three brothers, A. Richard Deane of Front Royal, Wesley Deane of Stafford and Nicholas Deane of Culpeper; and five grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Zion Church by the Rev. Jim Thomas. Burial will be in Elk Run Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Monday at Brill Funeral Home or at the Coleman home at other times. In lieu of flowers, the family said donations may be made to the Altar-Rail Fund of Mount Zion Church in care of Evangeline Monger, Rt. 1, Box 118, McGaheysville, 22840.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Aug. 25, 2006
BOBBY WILSON COLEMAN
Bobby Wilson Coleman, 60, of Troy, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 23, 2006, at his residence with his family by his side. Born November 21, 1945, in Albemarle County, he was the son of the late James D. and Daisy Mae Shiflett Coleman. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Coleman. Bobby was a self-employed contractor for over 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Coleman; a daughter, Laura Early and her husband, Diron, of Palmyra; a son, Shawn Coleman and his wife, Tina, of Troy; six grandchildren, Austin Early, Braeden Early, Collin Coleman, Tyler Coleman, Katie Morgan, and Austin Morgan; a stepson, Jamie Morris of Troy; a stepdaughter, Melissa Dodson of Charlottesville; two sisters, Lillie Morris and her husband, Dewey, of Charlottesville and Susie, Payne and her husband Charles, of Charlottesville; a good friend and the mother of his children, Donna Coleman of Palmyra; and his precious babies, Pebbles and April. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 26, 2006, at the Hill and Wood Chapel with Pastor Buster Payne officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Friday, August 25, 2006. The family expresses a heartfelt thanks to Linda Allen, with the Hospice of the Piedmont for her caring and compassion, during this difficult time. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to either the Hospice of the Piedmont, 2200 Old Ivy Road Suite #2, Charlottesville, VA 22903; or the Zion Crossroads Fire Department. Friends may sign the register online at www.hillandwood.com.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Jun. 9, 2006
CARRIE B. COLEMAN
Carrie B. Coleman, 83, of Charlottesville, died Wednesday, June 7, 2006, in a local nursing facility. Born August 5, 1922, in Albemarle County, she was the daughter of the late John William and Carrie Garrison Walton and was the wife of the late William Eugene Coleman. She was also preceded in death by a son, Larry Coleman. Mrs. Coleman worked for Acme Visible Records for 32 years. She later retired from the Comdial Corporation. She is survived by her brother, Steward E. Walton and his wife, Natalie C. Walton, of Charlottesville; a sister, Louise Shifflett of Crozet, Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2006, at the Teague Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ben Houchens officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2006, at the Teague Funeral Home. The family would like to thank the employees and staff of Cedars Nursing Home for their care and compassion. Friends may sign the guest register at teaguefuneralhome.com. NOTE: Carrie's father was Robert Franklin Batten who was killed 1 month before she was born.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sun, Feb. 6, 1983
DAISY MAE SHIFFLETT COLEMAN
Mrs. Daisy Mae Coleman of 727 Hinton Avenue, Charlottesville, died Friday at her residence. Born Dec. 22, 1909 in Albemarle County, she was the daughter of William E. and Lillie Frances Shifflett. She was the widow of James Dabney Coleman. Survivors include one son, Bobby Wilson Coleman of Troy, two daughters, Mrs. Lillie C. Morris and Mrs. Susie C. Payne, both of Charlottesville, two sisters, Mrs. Mamie Blackwell of Palmyra, Pa., and Mrs. Ruby Coleman of Grottoes; four brothers, Jessie (Jack) Shifflett, and Charles Shifflett, both of Grottoes, Robert Shifflett, of Palmyra, Pa., and Floyd (Dick) Shifflett of Annville Pa.; seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Charles D. Coleman. Funeral services will be held Monday 2 p. m. at the chapel of the Hill and Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Carter officiating. Interment in Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery at White Hall. Family will receive friends Sunday from 7-8 p. m. at Hill and Wood.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Oct. 31, 2003
DANIEL M. COLEMAN
Daniel M. Coleman, 52, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Born March 16, 1951, in Albemarle County, he was the son of the late Ruby Jane Garrison Coleman and Aubrey Allen Coleman Sr. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Aubrey Allen Coleman Jr. and Ronald Page Coleman. He is survived by two daughters, Amy Stephanie Coleman of Palmyra and Michelle Denise Woodfolk; one granddaughter, Kirsten Savannah Coleman; one brother, Lawrence B. Coleman of Suffolk, Va.; and two sisters, Shirley C. Lively (Mrs. James F.) and Deborah K. Crickenberger (Mrs. Wayne), both of Keswick, Va. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Mount Eagle Baptist Church on Route 53.
The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, PA, Dec. 22, 1987
DOROTHY JANE COLEMAN
Dorothy Jane Coleman, 82, of 118 Pleasant Acres Road, formerly of Harrisburg, died Sunday in York Hospital. Surviving are three daughters, Ruth M. Grubb of Hummelstown, Delia C. Bentzel of Harrisburg, and Donna C. Spahr of Red Lion; three sons, Bernard M. of Penbrook, William R. of Steelton, and Earl S. of Harrisburg; two brothers, Odis Shifflett and William Hansborough, both of Virginia; two sisters, Lily Wood of Virginia, and Rachel Wood of Maryland; 20 grandchildren; and 30... [rest of obit missing]
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg VA, Fri, Apr. 15, 1983
EASTER FLORENCE KNUPP COLEMAN
Easter Florence Knupp Coleman, 79, of Sabillasville, Md., died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Mrs. Coleman was born in Port Republic April 3, 1904, and was a daughter of the late Gilbert M. Lena Golliday Knupp. Surviving are her husband, Joseph H. Coleman; two sons, Edward B. Coleman of Orlando, Fla., and William Winston Coleman Sr. of Waynesboro, Pa.; five daughters, E. LaRue Black, Shirley M. Baxter and Judy Knott, all of Thurmont, Md., B. Joann Gaver of Waynesboro, Pa., and Margaret E. Shilling of Sabillasville, Md. Also surviving are Genevieve Pryor of Bowie, Md., and William Winston Coleman Jr. of Smithsburg, Md., who were raised by Mrs. Coleman; three sisters, Mrs. Richard Boulton of Kensington, Md., Thelma Siles of Middlesex, N.J., and Mrs. Curtis Bateman of Penn Laird; three brothers, George Earle Knupp of Bethesda, Md., Cleo Knupp of Stanley and Earl Knupp of Alexandria; 21 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Thurmont (Md.) Church of the Brethren. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick. The body is at the Thurmont Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Thu, Oct. 26, 2006
ELSIE MAE COLEMAN ALT
Elsie Mae Coleman Alt, 86, of Petersburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Grant County Nursing Home in Petersburg, W.Va. Mrs. Alt was born Oct. 27, 1919, in Petersburg, W.Va., and was the daughter of the late John Thomas Coleman and Ethel Mae Jenkins Coleman. She was custodian for Park Motel and Hermitage Motel in Petersburg for over 25 years and was a member of Memorial Church of the Brethren in Petersburg. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John William Sears on Oct. 12, 1990, and her second husband, Albert K. Alt, on Jan. 6, 2000. Survivors include a son, Charles Vance Sears of Maysville, W.Va., and a brother, Eddie A. Coleman of Falling Waters, W.Va. The Revs. Harold Cullers and Joseph Eversole will conduct the funeral 11 a.m. Friday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, W.Va. Burial will be at South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens in Petersburg. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the family, c/o Charles V. Sears, HC 30, Box 737, Maysville, WV 26833.
The Page News & Courier edition, Apr. 12, 945
EMMA JOLLETTE COLEMAN
COLEMAN, EMMA JOLLETTE age 82 yrs. died 10 Apr 1945 at her home. She had lived in Shenandoah for the past 51 years. d/o the late James Franklin & Lucy Shiflett Jollette & was born in Greene Co. on 01 Feb 1863. 64 years ago married Andrew Jackson Coleman. Survived by her husband & the following children - Mrs. N. W. (Mattie) Escue of Shenandoah, John T. Coleman of Shenandoah, Mrs. A. L. (Minnie) Maiden of Arlington, Mrs. J. M. (Reba) Morris of Norfolk & Russell W. Coleman of Washington, DC. Sisters, Mrs. W. J. (Laura) Sullivan & Mrs. W. B. (Mollie) Davis of Harrisonburg. 6 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren. Deceased brothers & sisters are: B. L. Jollette of Stanardsville, W. Isaac Jollette of Greene Co., U. S. Jollette of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. J. M. (Leanna) Knight of Stanardsville, Mrs. D. B. (Victoria) Breeden of Washington, DC. & Mrs. Sallie C. Clift of Shenandoah. Burial in the U. B. Cemetery.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Thu, Jan. 4, 2001
EMORY THOMAS COLEMAN
Emory Thomas Coleman, 87, Resort Drive, McGaheysville, died Tuesday evening, January 2, 2001, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Larry Seal, where he had lived for the past five years. He was born August 16, 1913, at Elkton and was the son of the late John Thomas Coleman and Zettie Frances Dean Coleman. Mr. Coleman was a farmer and carpenter and had worked as farm foreman at Woodberry Forest, Orange, Va. for a number of years and as a foreman at Bond Lumber Co. in McGaheysville. He had operated a family farm at McGaheysville until becoming ill five years ago. He attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. On June 12, 1935, he married Bernice Mildred Deane, who died October 4, 1985. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Malcolm Coleman and Talmadge Coleman. Surviving are two daughters, Joyce Coleman Mearse and her husband, Charles W. Mearse, Jr. of Pine Hurst, NC; Catherine F. Seal and her husband, Larry L. Seal of Elkton; a brother, Howard Coleman of Palmyra, PA; three sisters, Vida Hensley of Mt. Sidney; Dealy Baker of Weyers Cave; Mabel Simmers of Harrisonburg; five grandchildren, Debra Yared, Ronald Uthus, Jr., Laura Toth, Brett Seal and Bradley Seal; five great-grandchildren, Ronald Uthus, III, William Toth, Jason Yared, Nicholas Toth, and Katherine Yared. The Revs. Tresa Quarles and Lewis Armentrout will conduct the funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, McGaheysville. Burial will follow at Elk Run Cemetery, Elkton. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday evening at the Kyger & Trobaugh Funeral Home at Elkton.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Mar. 9, 1960
FANNIE ROBERTA VIA COLEMAN
Mrs. Robert Jackson Coleman, 86, died at 2:30 p.m. yesterday at Martha Jefferson Hospital after a brief illness. She had made her home with her granddaughter, Mrs. Clivis M. Harris of Rio Road. The former Fannie Roberta Via, she was born Sept. 7, 1873, in Albemarle County, daughter of the late John R. and Lucy Ann Jones Via. She is survived by two sons, John Coleman of Charlottesville and Robert McKinley Coleman of Burke, Fairfax County; 11 other grandchildren 24 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at M. C. Hill Funeral Home with burial in Riverview Cemetery.
The Waynesboro News Virginian, Thu, Aug. 19, 1954
GERNIE FLORENCE COLEMAN SHIFFLETT
MRS. GERNIE SHIFFLETT - Mrs. Gernie Florence Shifflett, 83 died at 2:30 p. m. yesterday at her home in Harriston after a long illness. She was the last member of her immediate family. Born June 3, 1871 in Albemarle County, she was the daughter of the late William and Diana Shifflett Coleman. Mrs. Shifflett was preceded in death by her husband on June 4, 1954. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Walter Haislip, Harriston; Mrs. J. C. Grimm, Humelstone, Pa.; Mrs. N. B. Bruce, Crimora; and Miss Ruby Shifflett of Harriston; three sons, Harry Shifflett of Waynesboro; Henry Shifflett of Grottoes; and Sherman Shifflett of Harriston; 26 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. Three sons also preceded her in death. The body will remain at the Etter Funeral Home until late this evening when it will be returned to her late residence and remain there until the hour of service. Funeral service will be held Friday, 2 p. m. at Harriston Methodist Church, conducted by Dr. A. E. Shelton. Internment will be in the church cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Arthur Breeden, James Breeden, Charles Shifflett, James Shifflett, Jerome Kelley, and John Kelley. Flower bearers will be grandchildren and nieces. Note: Marriage record lists her as Vnia Frazier but it also shows her as single with parents Wm. T. & Diana Coleman.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg VA, Wed, Dec. 30, 1981
HERBERT L. COLEMAN
The funeral for Herbert L. Coleman, 89, of Enola, Pa., and formerly of Rockingham County, was held Tuesday in Jonestown, Pa. Burial was in Ono (Pa.) Cemetery. Mr. Coleman died Saturday at Leader Nursing Home in Camp Hill, Pa. He was born Aug. 10, 1892, in Rockingham County and was a son of the late William and Dealy Lawson Coleman. He was a retired employee of Hershey (Pa.) Foods Inc. Surviving are a son, Herbert L. Coleman Jr. of Harrisburg, Pa.; three daughters, Florine Miller of Annville, Pa., Faye Lingle of Palmyra, Pa., and Winona Castaldi of Millersville, Pa.; four brothers, Gilbert Coleman of Hershey, Jesse Coleman of Annville, Joseph Coleman of Sabillasville, Md., and William Coleman of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three sisters, Lillie Shelter of Palmyra, Amanda Harley of Keezletown and Minnie Sullivan of Crozet; three stepsons; two stepdaughters; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The Athens Daily News/Banner-Herald, Thu, Nov. 25, 1999
JOHN COLEMAN SHIFLET
John Coleman Shiflet, 83, of 206 Kate Fowler Road died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999. A native of Hart County, Mr. Shiflet was a son of the late Dortch M. and Maude Gurley Shiflet. He was a graduate of Hart County High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was retired from Southern Brick Co., Ninety Six, and was a Mason. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Menís Bible Class, served as Church Treasurer and as Chairman of the Building Committee, and was former Deacon and Sunday school teacher. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Ninety Six with the Revs. Robin Fisher and Steven Crittendon officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Lucy Holbrook Shiflet; two daughters, Eleanor S. Teal, Greenwood, S.C. and Barbara S. Hall, Elberton; a son, John C. Shiflet Jr., McCormick; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Greg Hall, Tim Hall, Russell Hall, Jeff Rosenlund, Chris Teal and John Mark Shiflet. Honorary escort will be members of the Menís Bible Class. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Ninety Six, 205 N. Church St., Ninety Six, S.C. 29666; or to Elmwood Cemetery Association, Ninety Six, S.C. 29666. The family is at the residence of Eleanor S. Teal, 309 Gentry Run, Greenwood, and will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. today at Blyth Funeral Home, Greenwood, S.C. Announcement provided by Berry Funeral Home, Elberton.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg VA, Tue, Jan. 2, 1979
JOHN THOMAS COLEMAN
McGAHEYSVILLE - The funeral for John Thomas Coleman, 92, of Rt, 1, McGaheysville will be held 2p.m. today at Mount Zion United Methodist Church. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Bill Atwfill and Lewis Armentrout, and burial will be in Elk Run Cemetery. Mr. Coleman died Saturday at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. He was born in Rockingham County Dec. 10, 1886 and was a son of the late William W. and Dealyn Lawson Coleman. On Dec. 25, 1910, he married the former Bettie Frances Dean, who died Dec. 10, 1939. Surviving are three daughters, Vida Hensley of Mount Crawford, Dealy Davis of Weyers Cave and Mabel Simmers of Harrisonburg; three sons, Talmadge J. and Howard Coleman, both of Palmyra, Pa., and Emory T. Coleman of Rt. 1, McGaheysville; three sisters, Amanda Harley of Keezletown, Lillie Shutters of Pennsylvania and Minnie Sullivan of Crozet; five brothers, Herbert, William, Jesse and Gilbert Coleman, all of Pennsylvania, and Joseph Coleman of Salisbury, Md.; six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. Note: He's the grandson of John Coleman & Louisa Shifflett.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Dec. 25, 2007
JOSEPH F. COLEMAN
Joseph F. Coleman, 82, died Saturday, December 22, 2007. He was raised by his beloved mother, Verronia Coleman. He was preceded by seven brothers, Wilson, Roy, Dabney, Eugene, Melton, Aubrey and Charlie; and four sisters, Minnie Keyton, Glennis Coleman, Olie Walton and Florence Damron. Two living sisters are, Dot Thomas and Lucy Bowling. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; two daughters, Patty Saul and her husband, Claude, and Joan Wassel and her friend, Rick Leigh; five grandchildren, Timothy Saul and his wife, Kristin, Adam Saul and his wife, Keshia, Landon Saul, Lisa Benavitch and Joey Benavitch. He worked at Walnut Level Farm, which later became Innisfree Village, for 57 years, and was fortunate to work until the last few months. He had no formal schooling, but was one of the most intelligent men we knew. He loved working, especially with animals, and never took a vacation. There will be a memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2007, at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church, White Hall. In lieu of flowers, please give to Hospice of the Piedmont, 2200 Old Ivy Road, Suite 2, Charlottesville, VA. 22903. We thank our churches, our pastors, families and friends for their help and comfort as well as Dr. Gordon Morris, the staff of the 7th floor at Martha Jefferson Hospital, the ladies of Hospice, and the staff of Innisfree Village. Bless the angels among us. Daddy woke us up each morning by patting our feet and saying "rise and shine". So now it's your turn, Daddy, - RISE, AND SHINE!!! Anderson Funeral Home, Crozet, is in charge of arrangements.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Jan. 31, 1964
JOSEPHINE COLEMAN SANDRIDGE
Mrs. D. W. Sandridge
CROZET -- Mrs. Josephine Coleman Sandridge of Hilltop Road died this morning at her home. She was 52. Born Oct. 7, 1911, in Albemarle County, she was the daughter of the late Jerry and Molly Morris Coleman. She is survived by her husband, Dabney W. Sandridge Sr.; one son, Dabney W. Sandridge Jr. of Crozet; two brothers, Joe P. Coleman and A. Harris Coleman, both of Crozet; two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Marks of Martinsville and Mrs. Effie Morris of Crozet; and four grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Crozet Methodist Church, with burial in Mount Moriah Church Cemetery.
The Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, Aug. 14, 2008
Crowley, Tx. June Coleman, a long time resident of Clear Lake City surrendered her life to the Master's Call 5 August 2008. MEMORIAL SERVICE - 11:00 AM at Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 16335 El Camino Real Survivors: Husband Herbert, sons Philip and Michael, daughter Katherine Murff, and grand-daughters Denise Coleman and Katie Murff. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Houston Humane Society or the charity of your choice.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Nov. 26, 2001
LARRY EUGENE COLEMAN
Larry Eugene Coleman, 46, of Charlottesville died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 in a local hospital. Born March 17, 1955, he was the son of Carrie Batten Walton Coleman and the late William Eugene Coleman. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his uncle, Steward Walton and his wife Natalie, and two aunts, Louise Walton Shifflett and Lucy Browning. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church in White Hall with the Rev. John Brenneke officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at Teague Funeral Home. Teague Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Apr. 7, 1985
LORRAINE COLEMAN VIA SHIFFLETT
Lorraine Coleman Via Shifflett, 85, of Crozet, died at the Liberty House Nursing Home in Waynesboro Friday night. She was born Aug. 15, 1899, in Waynesboro and was the daughter of the late Minor G. and Elizabeth Hippert. In October 1971, she married George E. Shifflett of Crozet, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Marcus Coleman of Charlestown, W. VA., and Charles L. Coleman of Grottoes; two daughters, Edith V. Brucher of Fort Meyers, Fla., and Dorothy L. Garrison of Grottoes; three stepsons, A. C. Shifflett of Ivy and Carl Shifflett and Hobert E. Shifflett both of Crozet; four stepdaughters, Irene Sprouse of Crozet, Mary Vernon of Dyke, Pauline Lucas of Baltimore and Nadine Shifflett of Charlottesville; a sister, Pearl Day of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and one great grandson. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Monday at the Mt. Vernon Mennonite Church in Grottoes. Burial will be in the Port Republic Cemetery. The body is at the Kyger-Pence Funeral Home in McGaheysville, where the family will receive friends from 8 to 9 tonight.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Sat, Feb. 11, 1978
MATTIE COLMAN ESCUE
SHENANDOAH - Mattie C. Escue, 95, of 411 Fourth St., Shenandoah died Friday morning at her home. Mrs. Escue was born March 12, 1882 in Greene County and was a daughter of the late Jack and Emma Jollett Coleman. On Dec. 22, 1924, she married Harry Escue, who died Jan. 8, 1940. She taught school 55 years before retiring from the Page County school system and was a member of the Milnes Chapter 3 of the Eastern Star at Shenandoah. Surviving are two sisters, Reba Morris of Shenandoah and Mrs. Arthur Madden of Arlington, and a stepdaughter, Mrs. W. H. Bricker of Shenandoah. The funeral will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday at the Brill Funeral Home in Elkton by the Rev. Trueman R. Tremble and the Rev. Hudson P. Nuckols. Burial will be in the Evangelical United Brethren Cemetery in Shenandoah. Friends may call at the Escue home or at the funeral home any time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shenandoah Rescue Squad or Fire Department. Daily News Record, Harrisonburg Va., Saturday, February 11, 1978 Note: She is the Gdau of John L Coleman & Louisa Shiflett
The Greene County Record, Stanardsville, VA, May 14, 1936
MILDRED LOUISE COLEMAN SHIFLETT
Mrs. Mildred Louise Shiflett, widow of W. J. Shiflett, died May 10, 1936, at her home near Millington, after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late John and Louise (Shiflett) Coleman, of Rockingham County and was 70 years old. Her husband died April 29, 1934. Surviving are two brothers, Jack Coleman of Shenandoah and William Coleman of Beldor and one sister Mrs. Sarah Garrison of Boonesville. The funeral was held from the Church of the Brethren at Free Union, Thursday afternoon, the service conducted by Rev. George Maupin. Burial was in the cemetery at the church.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Mon, Jan. 3, 2000
MINNIE COLEMAN KEYTON
Minnie Coleman Keyton, 90, of Charlottesville, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000, at a local nursing home. Born April 16, 1909, in Albemarle County, and was a daughter of the late James Coleman and Verona Batten Coleman. She was the wife of the late David L. Keyton. She is survived by four daughters, Jean Reese and her husband, Larry, of Palmyra, Dot Thompson of Lexington Park, Md., Margaret Hill and her husband James, of Stephenson, and Betty Eppard and her husband Bill, of Charlottesville; four sons, Dickie Keyton and his wife, Mildred, of Upperville, Earl Keyton and his wife, Lisa, and Paul Keyton, all of Charlottesville, and Raymond Keyton of Troy; two sisters, Lucy Bowling of Spotsylvania, and Olie Walton of Colorado; a brother, Joe Coleman of Crozet; 25 grandchildren ... [rest of obit missing]
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Wed, Apr. 25, 2007
NELLIE FRANCES VIA COLEMAN
Nellie Frances Via Coleman, 92, of Mt. Victoria, Maryland died Sunday, April 22, 2007. Born August 27, 1914, in Doylesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James Rudolph and Nancy Frances Walton Via. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Roy L. Coleman on November 27, 1966; brothers Walter, Joseph, Tandy, Henry and Leonard Via; and sisters Emma Via, Janney Maupin, Susan Howdyshell and Lois Ziegler. She is survived by her daughters, Gloria Frances Coleman Robertson and her husband, Richard, of Port Tobacco, Joyce Jeannine Coleman Hockett and her husband, Dale, of Bryantown, Jewel Fay Coleman Fagnilli and her husband, Michael, of LaPlata; her son, James Roy "Sonny" Coleman and his wife, Anna, of Mt. Victoria, Maryland; grandsons, Gerry Robertson and his wife, Leslie, Kevin Robertson, Jeffrey Fagnilli, Roy Coleman and his wife, Betsy; granddaughters, Terri Robertson Davidson and her husband, Lewis, Kim Fagnilli Moyer and her husband, Joe, and Tracy Coleman; great-grandchildren, Dawn Egan and her husband, Chad, Tyler, Chase and Griffin Moyer, Jenna and Collen Robertson and Stephen Coleman. A visitation will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at ArehartEchols Funeral Home, LaPlata, Maryland. A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2007, at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church in White Hall, Virginia. Interment will follow at the Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gerry and Kevin Robertson, Jeff Fagnilli, Roy Coleman, Lewis Davidson and Joe Moyer. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday, April 26, 2007 at the Teague Funeral Home in Charlottesville, Virginia. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lombardi Cancer Center, 3300 White Haven Street NW, Suite 4000, Washington, D.C. 20007 or The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058. Arrangements are being handled by the Arehart -Echols Funeral Home in LaPlata, Maryland and Teague Funeral Home in Charlottesville, Virginia. Friends may sign the guest register at teaguefuneralhome.com.
The Morning Herald, Hagerstown, MD, Tue, Jul. 13, 1965
NEWTON J. COLEMAN
PETERSBURG, W. Va. -- Newton J. Coleman, 65, of medley, W. Va., died this morning at his home after a brief illness. Born in Elkton, Va., he was a son of the late Samuel and Emma (Bailey) Coleman. Twice married, his first wife, Mrs. Effie Shifflette Coleman, preceded him in death. Mr. Coleman was a member of Moorefield Lodge 29, AF & AM; Moorefield Chapter, order of the Eastern Star, and the Scottish Rite Bodies, Wheeling. he was also a member of the Elkton EUB Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Dorothy (Porter) Coleman; a daughter, Mrs. Edward Buck, Houston, Texas; two sons, N. J. Coleman Jr., Austin, Texas, and Herbert C. Coleman, Huntsville, Ala.; Two sisters, Mrs. Mary Mistelske, Pittsburg, and Mrs. Lucille Shifflette, Waynesboro, Va., and nine grandchildren. The body is at the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg.
The Fairfax, Journal, VA, May 16, 2002
PEARL SHIFFLETT COLEMAN
Pearl Shifflett Coleman, 96, former Arlington resident
Funeral services for Pearl B. Shifflet Coleman, of Hershey, Pa., and formerly of Arlington, were held Monday in Hummelstown, Pa. Ms. Coleman died of congestive heart failure May 9 at Lebanon Valley Brethren Home in Palmyra, Pa. She was 96. Ms. Coleman was born Jan. 24, 1906, in Rockingham County, the daughter of the late Ambrose W. and Laura B. Morris Shifflett. Ms. Coleman retired from the Defense Documentation Center in the Pentagon in Arlington. She was a member of Evangelical Free Church of Hershey and a former member of Little Memorial Baptist Church in Arlington. She also was a member of the Arlington Hospital Auxiliary. Ms. Coleman is survived by three brothers, Edward W. Shifflet of Hershey, Otto W. Shifflet of Harrisburg, Pa., and Kenneth E. Shifflet of Frederick, Md.; and three sisters, Nettie B. Sullivan of Middleburg, Pa., Beulah M. Herring of Leon and Edna Parrell of Middletown, Pa. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Ms. Coleman's memory to Evangelical Free Church of Hershey, P.O. Box 648, Hershey, PA 17033, or to the Tri-County Society for Children & Adults, 2930 Derry St., Harrisburg, PA 17111.
The Central Virginian, Apr. 7, 1983
REESE COLEMAN SHIFFLETT
Reese Coleman Shifflett, age 65, of Rt. 1 Louisa, died Sunday, April 3, 1983. He is survived by two sons, Reese Shifflett of Dillwyn and Leroy James Shifflett of Hampton; three sisters, Daisy Frazier of Fredericksburg, Della Harper and Lena Shifflett, both of Louisa; three brothers, Early Shifflett, Petty Shifflett and Ralph Shifflett, all of Louisa; and a number of nieces and nephews. A graveside service was held Tuesday, April 5, 1983 at 3 P.M., in Hillcrest Cemetery, with Rev. Jerry Riggins, pastor of Memorial Baptist Church conducting the service.
The Waynesboro News Virginian
SADIE COLEMAN SHIFLETT
Sadie Coleman Shiflett, 81, of Route 1 Grottoes, died Thursday (Nov. 23, 1995) at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. She was born November 21, 1914 in Augusta County, daughter of the late John and Alice Via Coleman, and lived all her life in this area. Mrs. Shiflett had been employed by Morton's Frozen Foods in Crozet and retired with approximately 15 years of service. She was employed at DuPlan in Grottoes for 15 years before that. On June 10, 1934 she married Henry F. Shifflett Sr., who preceded her in death on April 21, 1993. Surviving are two daughters, Verne Mathias of Martinsburg, W.VA., and Doris Harris of Crimora; a son, Henry F. Shifflett Jr., of Harriston; three sisters, Victory Sandridge of Waynesboro, Dianna Blackwell of Crimora, and Marguerite Green of Mineral; two brothers, John Coleman of Grottoes, and Daymon Coleman of Orange County; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Edgewood (Mount Horeb) Cemetery by the Rev. Wilmer Hurst. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Fri, Feb. 22, 1929
SUSIE COLEMAN SANDRIDGE
Mrs. Leroy Sandridge
CROZET, VA, Feb. 22 - Mrs. Susie Coleman Sandridge; wife of Leroy Sandridge, died Saturday at her home near Crozet, following a week's illness of Paralysis. She was a native of and had spent all her life in Albemarle County, and was a daughter of John Coleman. Her husband two sons, Messrs. James and Dabney Sandridge, five daughters; Mrs. Walter Sandridge, Mrs. Georgie Shifflette, Mrs. Annie Blackwell. Mrs. Price Shiflett and Mrs. Alice Crickenberger and eight grandchildren survive. She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Alfred Sandridge and Mrs. Albert Via, all of who reside in Albemarle County. The funeral was conducted by the Rev. E. V. Carson of the Methodist church, on Monday, at the graveside in the Sandridge family burial ground, near White Hall.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Sat, Jan. 2, 1993
TALMADGE J. COLEMAN
Talmadge J. Coleman, 80, of Leader Nursing Home, Lebanon, Pa., died Dec. 31, 1992, at the Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. Mr. Coleman was born Jan. 8, 1912, in Elkton and was the son of the late John T. and Zettie F. Dean Coleman. He worked for the Hershey Chocolate Co. for 35 years. He was a member of the Gravel Hill United Methodist Church of Palmyra, Pa., Fraternal Order of Police and the Palmyra Fire Company. His wife, Eunice E. Dean, preceded him in death. Surviving are two brothers, Howard R. Coleman of Palmyra, Pa., and Emory T. Coleman of McGaheysville; and three sisters, Mabel Simmers of Harrisonburg, Vida Hensley of Mount Sidney and Dealy Baker of Weyers Cave. The Revs. Melvin E. Patrick and Barry Boyle will conduct a funeral 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Rothermel Funeral Home, 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, Pa. Burial will be in Hershey Cemetery. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. Monday until the time of the service.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Wed, Apr. 2013
VICTORY COLEMAN SANDRIDGE.
Victory Coleman Sandridge, formerly of Waynesboro, Va., passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013, at Bridgewater Nursing Home. She was born in Augusta County, daughter of the late John Alexander ďBuckĒ and Alice Lee Via Coleman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie E. Sandridge and daughter, Jo Ann Sandridge Briggs as well as 10 siblings. She is survived by her sister, Marguerite Coleman Green; three grandchildren, Pamela Briggs Jones, Michael Briggs, and Brian Briggs of Maryland; niece, Alice Lee Earman of Waynesboro; great-niece, Michelle Lee Boggs Simpson and her three children of Afton; great-niece, Adelee Larra Gochenour of Crimora; great-nephew, Jacob Alexander Gochenour of Crimora; and several other nieces and nephews. In her latter years, Victory was a member of Smyrna Presbyterian Church and Bridgewater Presbyterian Church. She retired from Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center after 20 years of dedicated service as an LPN. She was very active in the Democratic Party, receiving acknowledgement and appreciation for her support and contributions. She was also a member of the Cosmopolitan Club and participated in various other community organizations. She will be fondly remembered by her family for her utmost dependability, guidance, interest and delight in the children, and for all of the food she so expertly and lovingly prepared for us. A private graveside service was held on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Edgewood Cemetery in Grottoes. The family thanks Lindsey Funeral Home for handling the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Foundation at P.O. Box 1500, Fishersville, VA 22939.
The Daily News-Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Fri, Oct. 6, 1916
WARNIE COLEMAN SHIFFLETT
Woman killed by colt's kick. Mrs. Hosa Shifflett fatally injured at home near Yancey, survived her hurt 2 days. Wife of East Rockingham Man Was injured Wednesday, Failed to Respond to Medical Treatment Mrs. Warnie Shifflett wife of Hosea Shifflett of near Yanecy, died at 6:30 o'clock last evening as a result of injuries received Wednesday morning, when she was kicked by a colt. The colt's hoof struck Mrs. Shifflett in the abdomen causing internal injuries. Dr. L.M. Lewis was called, but Mrs. Shifflett's injuries were such that she did not respond to medical treatment. Mrs. Shifflett was Miss. Warie Coleman and was about fifty years old. The circumstances of her death are particularly sad and the family has the sympathy of a wide circle of friends. Surviving Mrs. Shifflett besides her husband are five children, Irvine and Ernest Shifflett, Mrs. Robert Sipe. Miss. Atha and Elizabeth Shifflett all of near Yancey. Funeral arrangements had not been completed by last night.
The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, VA, Fri, Mar. 6, 1953
WILLIAM WINSTON COLEMAN
W.W. Coleman Passes Away
William Winston Coleman, 91, a native of Greene County, a former resident of the Elkton and Beldoir communities, and a wellknown Rockingham county farmer, died Thursday morning at eleven o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Amanda C. Harwley, In the Trinity church community where he had been making his home for the past seven years. Mr. Coleman, who had been In failing health for four years, with his condition considered serious for the past twelve months, had gradually grown weaker with little hope being held for his recovery In recent weeks. News of his passing, yesterday morning, spread quickly throughout the community and county bringing about a atmosphere of grief and sadness. A son of the late John L. Coleman and Mrs. Louise Shifflett Coleman, he was born on March 21, 1861 In Greene County, Virginia where he spent the early part of his life. Coming to Rockingham County in 1877 where he was to spend the remainder of his life, Mr. Coleman had resided in the Elkton and Beldoir communities, prior to moving to the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Amanda C. Harwley in the Trinity Church community seven years ago. Mr. Coleman, who was engaged in farming, was a man of gentleness and simplicity whose kindness toward all won him the friendship of those with whom he came In contact. He was a member of the Elkton Evangelical United Brethren Church. In 1884, he was united in marriage to Miss Delia Lawson, who preceded him in death on May 19, 1945. The last surviving member of a family of seven children, he is survived by, three daughters, Mrs. Amanda C. Harwley, with whom he made his home, Mrs. Lilly Shutters, Palmyra, Pennsylvania and Mrs. Minnie Sullivan, of Crozet, Virginia; eight sons, John T. Coleman, McGaheysville: Andrew J. Coleman, Elkton: Herbert L. Colmean, and Gilbert Coleman, both of Hershey, Pennsylvania; Theopilus Coleman, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania; William E. Coleman, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; Joseph H. Coleman, Sabbisville, Maryland, and Jesse R. Coleman, of Anville, Pennsylvania, as well as a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Three children preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at two-thirty o'clock from the Elkton Evangelical United Brethren Church, with the Rev. Floyd L. Fulk in charge of the services, assisted by the Rev. S. J. Westfall. Burial will be in the family lot in the Elk Run Cemetery, at Elkton. The body now rests at the Lindsey Funeral Home on South Main Street where it will remain until twelve-forty-five o'clock, Saturday afternoon, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state from one-thirty until the hour of the services. Relatives, friends, and pallbearers are asked to meet at the church, Saturday afternoon, at two-fifteen o'clock.
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