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Norma Louise Coleman "Pete" in Gary, Indiana. A 1959 graduate of Emerson High School. She attended Kentucky State University and graduated in 1965 with a BA in History & Political Science. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Norma taught school for many years in Gary, Indiana, Los Angeles, California and Charlotte, North Carolina. She was an extraordinary History teacher and was awarded "Teacher of the Year" by Inland Steel Corporation. At Roosevelt High School, Norma founded the Carter G. Woodson History Club. Norma was preceded in death by her father William Henry Coleman and sister Merle Jean. Norma leaves to morn, a beloved and devoted mother Edith Brown Coleman; devoted cousins, Kristen Grier; Julian Brown and Robert Nichols; goddaughter Veleria Levy; godsons Taiwan Dowd and Al Crozier and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday 14, 2015 from 9-11:00 a.m. Funeral service immediately following at 11:00 a.m. all services at First Church of God 134 E. 43rd Ave. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
Published in the Post Tribune from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, 2015
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