Obie Coleman

Published 11:02 am Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Mr. Obie Coleman, 68, passed away Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Nokomis.

Mr. Coleman was a native of Lottie and a resident of Nokomis for most of his life. He was retired from Swift Lumber Co., with 26 years of service. He loved to farm and he farmed for several local farmers.

His parents, William and Allean Coleman; sister, June Coleman; and four brothers, James, William, Major and Don Coleman preceded him in death.

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Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Euline Coleman of Nokomis; two daughters, Wendy Coleman (Don) Moye of Atmore and Cindy Coleman of Nokomis; two brothers, Cecil Coleman of Atmore and Curtis Coleman of Georgia; four sisters, Jean (Jerry) Searcy of Nokomis, Christine Cormier of Nokomis, Minnie (Willie) English of Walnut Hill, Fla., and Nancy Haselback of Georgia and two grandchildren, Cierra Moye Wilkins and Amanda Colleen Moye.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Allen Chase officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Wayne Harrison, Michael Harrison, Glendon Harrison, Cory Flowers, Jimmy Flowers and John Ault. Honorary pallbearers were Josh Ray, Jim Harrison, Scotty Flowers and Randy Johnson.