2011-07-21 / Front Page


Birdie Lee Shaw Coleman, 84, of Grove Hill died July 20, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary.
She was born Sept. 25, 1926 in Brookside. She was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. She was a retired baker.
Survivors include one son, Jon Lane Spriggs, Australia; three daughters, Dawn (Roy) Brunson, Grove Hill, Vicki Schetselaar, Salt Lake City, Utah, Pat (Mike) LaMonte, Natalbany, Louisiana; one sister-in-law, Bobbie Shaw, Wilsonville, Ala.; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Earl Coleman and her granddaughter, Laura Lee Schetselaar.
The service was July 25 at 10 a.m. at Tompkins Baptist Church with Revs. Johnny Kendrick, Don Newton and Johnny Arnett officiating. Burial was in the Smith Cemetery in Grove Hill.
Active pallbearers were Keith Newton, Jeffrey Keel, Jack Robinson, Paul Williams, Russell Wright and Joseph Hawkins.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons International North Clarke Camp, P.O. Box 491, Thomasville, AL 36784 or Clarke South Gideons, P.O Box 1401, Jackson, AL 36545.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.
O’Byrant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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