Edna Harris Coleman

Appomattox, Virginia

Jun 14, 1938 – Feb 18, 2017


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Robinson Funeral Home - Appomattox Obituary

Edna Margie Harris Coleman, 78, of Coleman's Mill Road, Gladstone, died Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Samuel R. Coleman, Jr.

Born in Greenville, Tenn., on June 14, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Lydia Margaret Randolph and Luther Robert Harris. She was a member of Liberty Chapel Baptist Church. Edna was the family matriarch and found great joy in focusing on her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild. She was a lifelong learner and loved reading, gardening and cooking.

She is survived by two devoted children, Margie L. Coleman of Appomattox and Samuel Robert Coleman and wife, Susan T. of Oak Hill; four grandchildren, Michael Luther Coleman and fiancé, Angel Warren, Wesley Samuel Coleman, Allison Gray Coleman, and Emma Grace Coleman; great-grandson, Charles Ron "Charlie" Coleman; and three sisters and a brother, Gladys H. Morris of Appomattox, Josephine (Daisy) Shumaker of Brookneal, C. C. (Hobert) Harris of Farmville, and Roxie H. Nester of Lynchburg.

She was preceded in death by one brother and six sisters.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, February 20, 2017, at Robinson Funeral Home by Pastor Robert C. Wilson. Burial will follow in Liberty Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 4 until 6 p.m. and other times at the residence.

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Our sincere sympathy to all the family. I will always remember for mother's beautiful smile, warm and friendly personality! She was such a wonderful mother and I know she will be greatly missed and God will surround you with his great love to help comfort you. Love to all... Judy & Milton Thacker

Robert, We are sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Just wanted you, Susan and family to know we hold you in our thoughts/prayers during this time.

Robert, Sorry for the loss of your Mom. It's always sad to lose a parent. May God bless you and your family.

We are so sorry for your loss! May the Lord give you comfort during this difficult time. We are keeping you all in prayer! Much Love, Jerry and Debbie and Family

Robert and Family,
So sorry for your loss. Becky and I send our utmost condolences and our love. May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. We will hold you up in prayer. Love, Jay, Lynn, Alex, Noah & Cooper Perry

Our sympathy to the Coleman family in your great loss. May God hold you close and comfort each of you. Love, Ralph & Ann Reynolds

Our sincerest sympathy to each of you. What a thoughtful person your Mother was and she will be missed by so many. Our family could not have asked for a kinder and more thoughtful neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.