Coleman, Mattie K.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Mattie K. Coleman, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at her residence. 

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Thomas Coleman; parents, Bertha and James Kellogg; brother, William Kellogg; sisters, Bernice Kellogg and Cora Kellogg; daughter, Yolonda Golson.

Survivors include her sons, Thomas Brown and Duree Brown; daughters, Donna Brown and Desiree Brown, all of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Stephanie Kellogg, Larry Brown, Lindra Crowder, Brenda Stewart, Jerome Stewart, Thomas Stewart, Anthony Jackson, Duree Brown and DaMichael Brown; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; devoted friend, Mary Haslering of Phoenix, Az.; hosts of other relative and friends.

She will lie in state on Friday, July 13, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. in the chapel with Pastor Brenda Bell-McAdams as the eulogist. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.



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