Helen P. Coleman

Helen P. Coleman

Sunday, April 19th, 1942 - Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
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DUBLIN —Helen Price Coleman, 78, of Dublin, Ga. died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home. In accordance with the COVID-19 regulations, face masks or face coverings are suggested and seating will be limited due to social distancing requirements. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Sumter County. The family will receive friends Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Dublin First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Coleman was the widow of Robert E. Coleman. She was born in Americus, Ga. to Nita Mae Williams Price and James Alonza Price. She is preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Price Smith.

She was a graduate of Americus High School and a member of the Dublin First Baptist Church where she sang in the Chancel Choir. She was a former secretary at Cordele Banking Company for Ben Morris. She never missed an episode of “The Young and The Restless” and especially never missing an appointment with her hairdresser. She was of the Elvis generation and was a devoted fan. She loved her family dearly but her grandchildren held a special part of her heart.

She is survived by her children: Jimmy (Holly) Black of Cordele and Jan (Bubba) East of Dublin; her grandchildren: Lauren Black of Cordele; Rob (Rachel) East, Matt East and Ben East all of Dublin; her nephew: Scott (Christy) Barry of Americus; and her niece: Laura (Gil) Pittman of Leslie.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 14th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, August 14th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dublin First Baptist Church
    405 Bellevue Ave
    DUBLIN, GA 31021
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 15th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, August 15th, 2020 2:00pm
    Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
    1010 East 8th Avenue
    CORDELE, GA 31015
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Dr. Lamar Holley
    Dr. Cliff Morris
    Rev. Jimmy Black
  • Interment

    Pleasant Grove Baptist Church - Americus
    1256 US Highway 280 E
    AMERICUS, GA 31709
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Pat Ryan-Kissam

Posted at 05:42pm
Helen was a good friend in High School. I was honored to sing at her first wedding. Unfortunately, life happens and we didn't keep in touch., but I thought of her often. My sympathy goes out to her children and grandchildren.
Pat (Crawley) Ryan-Kissam


Posted at 01:05pm
Hugh and I express our heartfelt sympathy to Jimmy, Jan, grandchildren, and other family members. We will miss her and love you all! JUNE

Anne White

Posted at 11:32am
As a good friend and classmate, Helen was the best. She was always kind, caring, and neat.
We were blessed to have known and loved Helen. She will be missed by all. Our sympathy
to her children and grandchildren.
Anne and Benny White

Dooly County Farm Bureau

Posted at 02:32pm
Lauren and family, Dooly County Farm Bureau sends our condolences to you and your family.

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