Alice R. Coleman


Alice R. Coleman, 98, passed away peacefully in her home on December 28, 2017. She was born in New Hope, Alabama. She graduated from Florence State Teachers College and married Robert A. Coleman. Her husband, four brothers, and two sisters preceded her in death. Her three children, Lewis, Nancy and Carolyn, plus three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren survive her. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, an expert seamstress, an avid bridge player, and an enthusiastic baker. She will be remembered for her Southern hospitality, wry sense of humor, stoic manner, and work ethic. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday (December 30) at 2 P.M. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Reverend Don Archer officiating. Family will greet friends before the service from 12 noon until 2 P.M. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family at In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Marietta Home Hospice.