|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1910|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 1993|
Anchorage Daily News October 16, 1993
Former longtime Anchorage resident and homemaker Flossie A. Coleman, 83, died Oct. 13 in Watonga, Okla. A funeral wss at Union Baptist Church in Watonga. The Rev. A.B. Patterson of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Anchorage officiated. Interment was at Rising Sun Cemetery in Watonga. A local memorial service for Mrs. Coleman and her husband, Clarence, was announced at a later date.
Mrs. Coleman was born Jan. 13, 1910, in Blaine County, Okla., to Isaac and Millie McGee. She was married to Clarence Coleman in Watonga on Jan. 20, 1932. She moved to Anchorage in 1951 and lived here until 1983 when she moved to Watonga. Mrs. Coleman formerly worked for JC Penney, then co-owned a business with her husband, Clean-Rite Inc., a janitorial service, from which both retired. While in Anchorage, Mrs. Coleman was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a matron of Far North Chapter #2. She was a member and past president of the Northern Light Civic and Social Club. Mrs. Coleman was also a member of Al-Hejaz Court #3, Democratic Party and the League of Women Voters and was active with the Shiloh Pastor's Aid. While in Watonga, she was a member of the Rosewald Club and was a church mother at Union Baptist Church. Mrs. Coleman was also a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, board member of the Watonga Dunbar Association, and committee member of the Watonga Reunion. Her husband, Clarence, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Coleman is survived by a daughter, Diane Alford of Anchorage; son, Don of Watonga; two grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. Arrangements are being handled by Russ Worm Funeral Home in Watonga.
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