Mrs. Eula Mae Dawson Coleman, was born April 17, 1920 in Reynolds, Georgia to Edgar and Cora Dawson. She married Louis Coleman in 1936 and to this union they had 8 children. They later moved to Southside Jacksonville. She was a member of Little Zion Hope Missionary Baptist Church for 65 years under the leadership of Elder O. W. Wilkerson. After her church was dissolved, she moved her membership to Mt. Nebo Primitive Baptist Church under the leadership of Elder Vann R. Snead, 1996 West 5th Street 32209. Her favorite hymn was #631.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Cora Dawson; siblings, Nedith Bartley, Edith Bartley, Edward Dawson, Sr. and Ola Mae Gooch; former husband, Louis Coleman; daughter Kay Nell Coleman; son, Robert Lewis Coleman; grandchildren, Elijah Coleman, Jr., Sharon Coleman McDade, and Michelle Coleman.
She leaves to cherish her memories and her legacy, her children, Eula Bee Williams, her devoted caregivers, Maxine Harp (A.C.), Marion “Bubba” Coleman (Flora, devoted daughter-in-law), Louis Coleman Jr., Elijah Coleman, and Curtis Coleman (Lydia); grands, Alvin “Speedy” Coleman (whom she raised), Norris Coleman, Autry Williams, Debra Jackson, Andree Harp (Marjorie), Anita Coleman Bonaparte (James), Adele Burney, Alice Coleman-Baker, Nicole Coleman Shoto (Michael), LaTonya Coleman Davis, (Cornell), LaMarion Coleman, Eleanor Coleman, Louis Coleman III, Kizzy Coleman and Curtis Coleman, II; great grands, Antonio Coleman, Randy Burt, N'Keshia Coleman, Brittney Hatcher (Donte), Ashley Coleman, Joe Edward Cain (Amanda), Blake Neil, Jasmine Jones, Emon Bonaparte, London Bonaparte, Kristiene Oldman Moore (Joseph), Lazar Harp, Gerard Cull, Destinee Coleman, Kanari Reid, Robert Perry, Naurtica Perry, Anneica Perry, La’Ron McNair, Ka’Ron McNail, Ja’heim McNair, Julius McNair, Jasmine Bogins, Jeffrey Holland, Shawnate Coleman, Autry Williams Jr., Alex Williams, Amber Williams and Caleb Williams; great-great grands, Pha’rish Alderman, Ansley Auriel Cain, Gia Cain, Denise Cain, Tyree Hatcher, Kingston Hatcher, Keshaun Hatcher, Troy Lucus Hatcher, Gabriella Hatcher, Jiselle Perry, Khizia Perry, Ava Marie Ebeeson, London Perry, Hariyis Coleman, Dillon Williams and Braylon Williams; devoted nieces, Gloria Bartley and Everlee Merritt; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Southside is serving the family.