James Coleman (1944 - 2014)

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FREEBURN, Ky. — James Elmer Coleman, 69, of Freeburn, Ky., passed away Thurs., April 3, 2014, at Pikeville Medical Center.

Born October 5, 1944, at Freeburn, he was a son of the late James Ernest and Roxie Fuller Coleman. He is also preceded in death by one brother, George Coleman; one sister, Corinna Coleman, and great grandson, Colton Todd Justice.

He was a retired coal miner, a member of the UMWA and a member of the Victory in Jesus Church.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Mayhorn Coleman; sons, James Michael (Jean) Coleman of Ransom, Ky., and Lawrence Edward (Kathy) Coleman of Lexington, Ky.; special friend who was like his daughter, Lonetta (Freddie) Hunt of Pikeville, Ky.; brother, John Henry Coleman of Pikeville; sister, Phyllis (Eugene) Daughtery of Phelps, Ky.; one grandchild, Brittany Ann Coleman, and a host of loving family and friends.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sun., April 6, at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home with Mike Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Mayhorn Cemetery at McCarr, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday night at the funeral home with special services at 7 p.m. both nights.

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R.E. Roges Funeral Home of Belfry, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

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R.E. Rogers Funeral Home - Belfry
25062 US HWY 119
Belfry, KY 41514
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Published in Williamson Daily News from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2014