Deacon Sam J. Coleman
SHREVEPORT, LA. Celebration of life service for Deacon Sam J. Coleman, 82, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Greater Zion Mission B.C. 6924 Bethany St. Rev. Terrance Toney of Unity of Faith B.C., officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Park West Cemetery. Open visitation will be Friday at Heavenly Gates.
Mr. Coleman entered into eternal rest on April 4, 2013 after an extended illness. He was a local business contractor for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years; Mildred Coleman, sons; Glenn (Patricia) and Samuel (Ester) Coleman, daugthers; Beverlye J. Agard, Gwendolyn (Spencer) Stephens, Sonia (Eric) Daniels, and Wandria (Melvin) Dallas, 3 sisters, 3 brothers, 6 sister-in-laws, 1 brother-in-law, 17 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Published in Shreveport Times on Apr. 5, 2013