Coleman, Lucille

Married For 73 Years

  • Monday, September 26, 2022
Lucille Coleman
Lucille Coleman

Lucille Coleman, 94, departed this life on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. 

She was born in Wilsonville, Al., on March 31, 1928.  She was married to the love of her life, Ernest Coleman, Sr. for 73 years. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Fred Willingham; husband, Ernest Coleman, Sr.; son, Ernest Coleman, Jr; two brothers; one sister, a grandson and a great granddaughter.

She is survived by her loving and devoted daughters, Linda Edwards, Ernestine Hollingsworth, Joyce (Judge) Lyles, Judy (Calvin) Toney; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; special friend, Ms. Buel Walker; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be held from 12-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the funeral home with the family receiving friends from 4-6 p.m. 

A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, at Chattanooga National Cemetery, with William Andrew McGhee as officiant.

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.

Obituaries
West, Tammie R.
West, Tammie R.
  • 12/1/2022

Tammie R. West, 62, of Chattanooga, passed away, Monday, November 28, 2022 at her home in Hixson. She enjoyed going to the Smokey Mountains and watching the TN Vols. Tammie loved spending time ... more

Eady, Chadwick Lavan
Eady, Chadwick Lavan
  • 12/1/2022

Chadwick Lavan Eady, affectionately known as Chad, was born on June 13, 1977, and unexpectedly died on November 15, 2022. He was employed by IHOP and had love for family, friends, and music. ... more

Chappell, Kimika Deshawna
  • 11/30/2022

Kimika Deshawna Chappell, 47, of Chattanooga, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2022, in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. more

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