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Joseph P. Coleman / February 10, 2011
Joseph P. Coleman of Virginia Lane, Clover died February 6 at his residence at the age of 90. Born in Halifax County on Dec. 28, 1920, he was the son of the late Ed Coleman and Eliza Smith Coleman. He was married to Lottie King Coleman and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

Mr. Coleman is survived by his wife of he home, two daughters, Bettie C. Moss and her husband, George of Clover and Joanne Coleman of California, two sons, John Coleman and his wife, Lillian of Connecticut and. Lester T. Coleman of California, a godson, Ernest Coleman of Clover, a devoted cousin, Freddie Coleman of Clover, thirteen grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, his son-in-law, Alan Wooden of Clover and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Coleman was preceded in death by a son, James Edward Coleman, a daughter, Louise C. Wooden, four sisters and a brother.

A funeral for Mr. Coleman will be held Saturday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev. James Traynham officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased, 1012 Virginia Lane, Clover.

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