Mary Louise King Coleman

Born: Mon., Apr. 7, 1919
Died: Fri., Feb. 9, 2007

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Mary Louise King Coleman

Mary Louise King Coleman, age 87, of White Plains, GA, died Friday, February 9, 2007 at Willow Run Retirement Home. She was born on April 7, 1919 in Greene County to the late Sumner Allen King, Sr. and Claudia Isabel Grant King. As a child she attended school in White Plains and graduated from Greensboro High School and Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville. In her earlier working career she taught school in Devereux and White Plains and for ten years she was the secretary for the Greene County Board of Education. Mrs. Coleman retired as the postmistress for the White Plains Post Office after twenty-seven years of service. She was a member of White Plains Baptist Church.

Mrs. Coleman was preceded in death by her siblings, Edna Byington, Sumner A. King, Jr. and Claudia Luckey. She is survived by a son, William R. Coleman and wife Nita of White Plains, GA; three grandsons, James Coleman and wife Amy of White Plains, GA, Allen Coleman and wife Kelly of White Plains, GA and Grant Coleman and wife Shelly of White Plains, GA; two granddaughters, Lydia Coleman and Lacie Coleman of White Plains, GA; two great grand children; Sumner Coleman and Emma Coleman; a sister-in-law, Yvonne T. King of Greenwood, SC; a brother-in-law, Robert L. Luckey of Perry, GA; three nieces, Beth, Barbara and Nancy; and a number of other friends and relatives.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the White Plains Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Norman Waldrip officiating. Interment will follow in White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Ike Moore, Wayne Taylor, Allen Askew, Keith James, Loren Leach and Joe Dunagan. Honorary pallbearers are the deacons of White Plains Baptist Church. The family requests that any memorials be made to the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P. O. Box 38, White Plains, GA 30678. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Jan Hallman
   Posted Fri February 09, 2007
To the Family of Mary Louise Coleman, I am the neice of Miss Irene Gentry. She always spoke highly of Mary Lousie. We send our deepest sympathies to each of the family members and to Lydia and Lacie, Robert Holliday, says to tell you he is very sorry to hear about your grandmother. Jan and David Hallman, Josh and Robert Holliday

Bill Crawford
   Posted Fri February 09, 2007
William, I graduated from GHS in 1964 and send my sympathies to you and your family at this time. Bill

Lou Bentley
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
William and Nita: We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Frank and Lou Bentley

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
We continue to remember each member of the family in our thoughts and prayers.

Maxine and Ken Simmons
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
We are sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers. Maxine and Ken Simmons

Laura S> Stewart
   Posted Sat February 10, 2007
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know that you will miss her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kathy Cawthon and family
   Posted Fri February 23, 2007
Ms. Mary Louise was inspiration to me growing up in White Plains Baptist Church and she will always be. How lucky I feel to have known her. My deepest sympathy is extended to your family.

Thomas & Kathy Graham
   Posted Sun March 11, 2007
We are thinking of you and your family during this sad time. Some of my favorite memories are visiting the post office in White Plains and talking to Mrs. Mary Louise. She was a warm, friendly, and intelligent woman. She will be missed.