Ethel Jewel (Beard)
SHREVEPORT - Ethel Jewel (Beard) Coleman passed over peacefully on the morning of October 7, 2012 after a brief illness at the age of 88. She was a long time resident of Shreveport where she was well known for her service as President of the National Dental Assistants Association, received her PhD in cosmetology, and served as President of Local # 14 Beauticians and Barbers Association.
She is survived by five children, one brother, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Benevolent Funeral Home, 1624 Milam Street, Shreveport, LA 71103. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at Evergreen Baptist Church, 804 Allen Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103 with Dr. Aaron Dobynes officiating. Interment will follow at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.