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Sophronia Mae Coleman

Published 12:00am Friday, January 10, 2014

NATCHEZ— Services for Sophronia Mae Coleman, 78, of Natchez, who died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at her residence, will be at noon today at True Love Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Alvin Day officiating.

Burial will follow in Sunset View Memorial Park under the directi01:10:14 Sophronia Colemanon of Bateaste Funeral Home.

Mrs. Coleman was the daughter of James Williams and Charlie Mae Seaton Williams.

She was a homemaker and a cook and retired in 1994. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.

Mrs. Coleman was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Coleman Sr.; two sisters, Florine Williams and Betty Jean Williams; and one brother, Lee Dell Williams Sr.

Survivors include four children, Willie “Fred” Williams and companion, Johnnie B., Ola Mae Coleman, Eddie Lee Coleman and wife, Jackie, all of Natchez, and John Wesley Coleman and wife, Sherrie, of Minneapolis; two sisters, Myrtis Lee Williams and Inell Washington, both of Natchez; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.