|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1903|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2011|
Plainview (Hale County)
Mrs. Bearie Coleman, age 107, died February 1, 2011 in Plainview. Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM, Monday, February 7, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Floydada. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Floydada.
Mrs. Bearie Rauls Coleman was born September 30, 1903, in Oakwood, Freestone County, Texas to Anderson and Willie Alford Rauls; she was the eldest of two children. She attended school and spent her early childhood in Freestone County and there she met T. J. Coleman, Senior, who became here husband in 1919. It was the beginning of an era for them that proved to be the pillar of strength, inspiration and love for the family (13 children and one adopted son). Mrs. Coleman and her family moved to Floydada, Floyd County, Texas in 1929. In the Floydada community, she never met a stranger and thrived on the many friends she acquired there. Family was first and foremost to Mrs. Coleman, but she also took pleasure in cooking, gardening, fishing, and offering her assistance to those in need.
Mrs. Coleman is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and six children óWillie Mae Stephens, Anderson Coleman, Florine Mann, Myrtle Coleman, Allen Rochelle Coleman, and T. J. Coleman, Junior. She leaves with cherished memories, a family who was fortunate to call her "Mother," her daughters Ruth Popnaugh, Pearl Cooper-Thompson (Andrew). Bettye King (James), and Marie Jones; her sons Joe Coleman (Mary), Chester Coleman (Dorothy), Paul Coleman, and Quinn Coleman; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made in Bearie Coleman's name to: Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 401 N. 12th St., Floydada, Texas 79235.
T. J. Coleman (1900 - 1977)
Allen Roshell Coleman (1932 - 1950)*
T J Coleman (1934 - 2007)*
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Feb 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65180424