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Tennie Corrine Virginia


1929 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Tennie Corrine Virginia Obituary
Tennie Corrine Virginia Coleman February 2, 1929 - July 11, 2012 Tennie Corrine Virginia Coleman was a wonderful mother who loved and trusted in the Lord. Tennie lived her life loving and caring for her family. Just as she was a faithful Christian and as Jesus led the disciples she taught her children to follow Christ. Tennie was the sixth born to Pete and Lula Groves in Portland, Tennesse on February 2, 1929. She attended school in Portland, Tennessee. She later met Prince Albert Coleman Jr., and they united in marriage on April 30, 1950, in Nashville, Tennessee. From their marriage, they had 7 children were born; Albert Allen, Alfred Lee, Lindra Jean, Debra Denise, Charles Ronald, Shenetha James, Joyce Ann. Her faithful husband preceded her in death on May 8, 1996. Tennie accepted Christ at an early age under the denomination of the Church of Christ. She has been faithful member of the Church of Christ in Tennessee and California. Her last membership was at the California Avenue Church of Christ, in Bakersfield, CA, under the Minister Bro. Isaac Sandifer Jr., until she took ill. Tennie loved performing her Christian duties as a Minister's wife and shared with many others. Her presence among us will be greatly missed. Comforted by her memories and unconditional love she leaves her children; Albert Coleman (Mingnon), Alfred Lee Coleman, Linda McHenry (Herman), Debra Coleman ( & friend Claude.) Charles Coleman (Rachelle), Shenetha Ragsdale (Carl), and Joyce Coleman; One sister Lula Mae Cathey; 19 grandchildren, 1 grandson who proceeded her in death; over 27 great-grandchildren and hosts of relatives and friends, who she loved dearly. Visitation Hours Wednesday, July 18th, 2:00 to 6:00pm with services Thursday, July 19th, 11:00am, Jesse E. Cooley, Jr, Chester Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 18, 2012
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