Wilma Coleman (3-19-16) service 3-23-16
Wilma Faye Morgan Doss Coleman was born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, on Dec. 5, 1935, the daughter of the late Noble and Beatrice Spears Morgan. She was united in marriage to Rev. Howard F. Doss in 1956. He preceded her in death Aug. 4, 1983. She married the Rev. Don L. Coleman on June 27, 1987, who survives.
Mrs. Coleman had lived in Lawrenceburg, Lobelville, and Savannah, Tennessee. She was an Eastern Star and served as a Worthy Matron twice during her membership. She was also a member of the Savannah Art Guild, charter member of the first hospice in Hardin County where she served as secretary, and charter member of LifeSpan in Savannah. Mrs. Coleman was a tour leader for Travel Now Tours, president of the Cumberland Presbyterian Women and United Methodist Women, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was also a cookbook author, compiling cookbooks for East End and Campground United Methodist Churches, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Travel Now Tours.
Mrs. Coleman was a world traveler and enjoyed painting, poetry, reading, gardening, and needlework, especially crocheting and quilting.
Wilma Coleman departed this life on Saturday, March 19, in Savannah, at the age of 80 years, 3 months, 14 days.
In addition to her husband, Rev. Don L. Coleman, she is survived by her daughter, Linda Doss Harris of Savannah; son, Jonathan Franklin Doss of Atlanta, Georgia; stepchildren, Phil Coleman of Franklin, Tennessee, Sandy Coleman Clausel and Adam Coleman both of Savannah, and Toni Coleman Trice of Henderson, Tennessee; brother, Arlee Morgan of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; grandchildren, Calista Nicole Harris, James Daniel (J.D.) Clausel, Katie Grace Coleman, Kelli Jean Clausel, Kelsey Morgan Harris, Benjamin Scott Coleman, William Colton Trice, and twins, Rilee Jean and Austin Lewis Trice.
Memorial donations can be made to the Darryl Worley Cancer Treatment Center, 935 Wayne Road, Savannah, Tenn. 38372.
Services were held on Wednesday, March 23, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with David Baker and Ben Coleman officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.