Gladys Coleman

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Gladys Coleman, 93, of Chapel Hill, died on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

She was a native of Bedford County, and a daughter of the late Finous Marvin and Mary Adelade Taylor Sudberry. Mrs. Coleman was a loving mother, grandmother, homemaker and a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Luther Edward Coleman, in 1998; a son, John William Coleman, and a grandson, Gary Coleman Jr.; sisters, Nannie Belle Hensley, Rena Gentry, and Maudie Smith; and brothers, Jimmy R. Sudberry and Ellis Franklin Sudberry.

Survivors include daughters, Debra Jean Hammond of Chapel Hill and Laurie Ann Coleman of Chapel Hill; sons, James Edward Coleman of Chapel Hill and Gary (Lou Ellen) Coleman of Lewisburg; three grandchildren, Ronnie (Shelia) Coleman, Robbie Hammond, and Sherry Lynn (Dac) Burrow; five great-grandchildren, Heather, Brittany, Cameron, Cali, and Christian. Three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 16, from the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Millard Johnson officiating. Interment followed at Simpson Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Chapel Hill, in charge of arrangements.