Jeanie Mitchell Coleman

February 7, 1943July 30, 2022
Obituary of Jeanie Mitchell Coleman
COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Jeanie Mitchell Coleman, 79, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Saint Andrews Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Mrs. Coleman passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022. Born February 7, 1943, she was a daughter of William Morris Mitchell and Nellie Lucretia Benston. Jeanie was a graduate of Druid Hills High School in Atlanta, GA and graduated from Furman University in Greenville SC with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She worked for Lexington - Richland School District 5 until she retired. Jeanie loved her family and enjoyed spending all her time with them. She was blessed with seven grandchildren and adored them all. She would drop everything to spend time with them. Her home was always warm and welcoming. She loved serving people whether for family events, parties, church events, or any gathering, she was always happy to serve. She was always happy and content and never one to complain. Jeannie was a member of Saint Andrews Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, James Ronald Coleman; son, James “Jay” Coleman, Jr.; daughters, Carol Coleman Bennett (Tim), Suzanne Coleman Jones (Fort); grandchildren, Caroline Elizabeth Bennett, Coleman Joseph Bennett, Carly Jones Sawyer (Sam), Malcolm Fort Jones III, Sarah Gray Jones, James “Jack” Coleman III, Bryant Pope Coleman; and brothers, William Morris Mitchell Jr. (Kristen), James Clayton Mitchell (Kathi). She was predeceased by her father, William Morris Mitchell; and mother, Nellie Lucretia Benston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at Memories may be shared at

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Thursday, August 04, 2022


Thursday, August 04, 2022

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