Vivian Jones Coltrane

April 9, 1939February 14, 2021

IRMO - Vivian Jones Coltrane, 81, passed away on February 14, 2021. A graveside service will be held Noon on Monday, February 22, 2021 in Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

Vivian was born April 9, 1939 in Pulaski, VA to Thomas Howard and Anna Cregger Jones. She will be remembered as an accomplished artist and doll maker that won several SC State Fair Blue Ribbons. Vivian was employed by Kroger for over 20 years and loved birds and bunny rabbits. Most importantly, she was a loving mother, Meemaw and a dedicated military officer’s wife.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Major David R. Coltrane (U.S. Army Ret.); and her siblings, Peggy Pampley, Charles Jones, Thomas Jones, Jr. and Bobby Jones. Survivors include her children, Kim Grantham (Mike), David Coltrane, Jr., Gaye Coltrane (David Lucke), Cathy Ellington (Al), Tina Pushic (Eric); four grandchildren, Elaine Miller, Annie Mangum, Michael Mangum, Crystal Lucke (Rich Casselman); two great-grandchildren; Ian Miller, and Lilly Casselman; a brother, Kenneth Jones (Mary); a sister-in-law, Linda Aikman; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to or to Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, is assisting the family. Memories may be shared at


  • Graveside Service

    Monday, February 22, 2021


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Samuel Johnson

February 22, 2021

To The Coltrane Family
My prayers and thoughts are with you doing your time of bereavement.May god bless and comfort you.
Sam J.

Laura Bess

February 22, 2021

I miss talking to Vivian on the phone. we did alot of things together. Pottery, doll making, painting and stain glass. She is my best friend. Love you Vivian.

Beth Mullins

February 19, 2021

Mrs. Vivian made the perfect cookies! Truely one amazing soul. Prayers for the beautiful family!

Debbie Davey

February 17, 2021

Aunt Vivian knew how to love unconditionally. Totally devoted to David and her children. I will always remember her wonderful smile and holding on tight hugs.
A beautiful woman that I was blessed to have in my family.
Love you forever

Susan Coltrane-Brown

February 15, 2021

I love you Aunt Viv❤ Heartfelt love and prayers to Kim, Davey, Gaye, Kathy and Tina and all who loved her and will miss her terribly💔