2012-07-05 / Obituaries


Cora Ann Coleman, 77, of Grove Hill died July 2, 2012 at her residence.
She was born Dec. 2, 1934. She was a native of Laska in Marengo County and resident of Grove Hill for 72 years. She was a retired teacher with the Clarke County Board of Education where she taught at the Coffeeville School for 12 years and Grove Hill Academy for seven years after which she became a dietitian at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital where she retired after 15 years. She was a member of the Southern Magnolia Woman’s Club and Grove Hill Baptist Church where she loved her Sunday School Class.
Survivors include one daughter, Debbie (Terry) Stifflemire, Grove Hill; three grandchildren, Crystal (Ryan) Holtzapsel, Alabaster, Coleman (Kayla) Stifflemire, Anna Stifflemire, all of Grove Hill; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Whitney Holtzapsel; nephews and nieces; sisters-in-law, Patricia Loftin, Camden, Dorothy Hogan, Folsom, LA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alonzo Fred and Fairest Lee Dunn Loftin; husbands, Fred W. "Buddy" Coleman, Edgar L. Foster, brother, Ted Loftin and a brother-in-law, Mark E. Hogan.
The service was July 5 at 10:30 a.m. at Grove Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Randy Boone, J.W. Reeves and Johnny Kendrick officiating. Burial was in the Grove Hill Cemetery.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed.

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