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Betty Hudson Coleman

SoVaNow.com / April 20, 2017

Betty Hudson Coleman, 80, of Halifax, died Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Snow Hill, Md., on Feb. 8, 1937, a daughter of the late Lola Hudson. She was married to the late Samuel Coleman, Sr. and was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.

Mrs. Coleman is survived by three daughters, Jacqueline Lea and husband Jessie of Roxboro, N.C., Christina Coleman Freeman and husband Ali of Halifax and Deborah Coleman of Richmond; five sons, Sammy Hudson of Salisbury, Md., Samuel Coleman Jr. of Roxboro, N.C., Phillip Coleman, Alfred Coleman and wife Jackie and Joseph Sims and wife Pamela, all of Halifax; 17 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth Hudson of Salisbury, Md.; two brothers, Paul Hudson of Salisbury, Md., and George Hudson of Philadelphia, one daughter-in-law, Carla Coleman of Maryland, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by one son, Gregory Thomas Coleman.

A funeral will be held Saturday, April 22 at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing will be Friday, April 21 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at 1237 Marion’s Trail, Halifax.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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