Mr. John Coleman, Jr.

  • Born: February 14, 1931
  • Died: September 4, 2019
  • Location: Murray, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. John Coleman, Jr., age 88, of Dexter, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at his home.
Mr. Coleman was born February 14, 1931, in Dawson Springs, Kentucky. He was retired from Ryan Milk Co. and was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
Mr. Coleman was preceded in death by his parents, John and Florence Coleman; foster parents, Claude and Emmy Nelson; two sisters, Isabell Oliver and Ruby Coleman; three brothers, Orville Coleman, R.B. Coleman and Robert Coleman.
Mr. Coleman is survived by his wife, Virginia Burkeen Coleman of Dexter, Kentucky, they married June 13, 1955, in Springfield, Tennessee; four daughters, Cindy Steen and husband, Jeff of Almo, Kentucky, Paula Sanders of Mayfield, Kentucky, Jennifer Carrico of Murray, Kentucky and Beth Henderson of Georgia; one son, Johnny Coleman and wife Susan of Dexter, Kentucky; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren survive.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. Bro. John Frederick will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
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Ito the Coleman family , I am so sorry to hear of Mr. John's passing. seems like I have known you all forever. its hard to give them up part of us wants to keep them here and the other part wants them to go home because they will be out of their suffering. I love what John 14 says Jesus promises that He is building us a home not made with human hands in the Heavens and that where He is we will be with Him always.Its a promise and He keeps His promises I pray God's comfort and peace with you all in the coming days ahead. take care love always Terie Burkeen-Frederick

Posted by Terie Burkeen-Frederick - Murray, KY - Family Friend   September 13, 2019

Praying for you and your family

Posted by Angel Edwards - Rockmart, GA - Coworker   September 11, 2019

See you in the New Earth, my friend.

Posted by Dave Godar - MURRAY, KY - Family Friend   September 06, 2019

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