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James Elbert Coleman

May 31, 1934 November 17, 2018
James  Elbert  Coleman
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Obituary for James Elbert Coleman

James Elbert “Spoke” Coleman, 84, of Moss Point, MS, went to be with the Lord on November 17, 2018. He was born May 31, 1934 in Hurley, MS, to the late Alamandra and Lena Coleman.
James worked for Mississippi Export Railroad for 42 years as a Bridge Tender. After he retired he still kept himself busy with cutting fire wood and recycling. Spending time with his family and grandchildren was what he liked to do best.
James is preceded in death by his parents and son, James David Coleman.
He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Katherine Coleman; daughter, Shirley (Wayne) Blacklidge; granddaughters, Stefanie (Craig) Willis, Traci Blacklidge, Jennifer (Rob) Clem and Angela Painter; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Betty (Bob) Powell, Linda Tapper and Evelyn Cothran ; brother, Robert Coleman; along with numerous nieces, nephews and family members.
The visitation for James will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Canaan Assembly of God Church in Moss Point, MS. The funeral service will begin at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Rodney Coleman officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Helena. Pallbearers will be Craig Willis, Nicholas Greer, Adam Mason, Melvin Holder, Billy Deal and Wayne Blacklidge. Honorary pallbearer will be Blade Willis.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Canaan Assembly of God Church.

Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements. You may view and sign the online register book for James Coleman at www.heritagefuneralhome.us


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Visitation

Tuesday

20

Nov

2:00 PM 11/20/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 11/20/2018 3:00:00 PM
Canaan Assembly of God Church

12800
Highway 613
Moss Point, Mississippi 39562

Canaan Assembly of God Church
12800 Moss Point 39562 Mississippi
United States

Service

Tuesday

20

Nov

3:00 PM 11/20/2018 3:00:00 PM
Canaan Assembly of God Church

12800
Highway 613
Moss Point, Mississippi 39562

Canaan Assembly of God Church
12800 Moss Point 39562 Mississippi
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery of Helena Final Resting Place

Saracennia Road
Moss Point, MS 39562

Saracennia Road Moss Point 39562 MS
United States
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