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Mattie M. Coleman

October 7, 1922 June 13, 2018
Mattie M. Coleman
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“The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.” (Isaiah 57:1-2)

Mattie M. Ely-Coleman was born in Spotsylvania County, Virginia; October 7, 1922 to the late Henry and Bessie Ely. She was the third of ten children. She confessed Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age and joined the Second New Hope Baptist Church, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Mattie departed this life on June 13, 2018 at Fredericksburg Health and Rehab Center.

Mattie united in holy matrimony to the Late James Seymour Coleman, and together they raised two sons.

Mattie was preceded in death by three brothers Clarence, Lewis, and Alvin Ely; and four sisters Arlene Merrick, Mary Hudson, Lillian Walker, and Dorothy Parker.

Mattie was a loving, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend. She was still funny and feisty at 95 years young. She Loved reading her Bible and eating her Hershey’s Kisses Chocolate Candy. Mattie leaves to honor her life and cherish her memory, her sons James Coleman and John Coleman; Her stepson James Coleman; Two Grandchildren; Two sisters, Helen Walker, and Gertrude Pratt; And a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

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12:00 PM 6/22/2018 12:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 6/22/2018 4:00:00 PM
Cedell Brooks Funeral Home

25662 A.P. Hill Blvd
Port Royal, VA 22535

Cedell Brooks Funeral Home
25662 A.P. Hill Blvd Port Royal 22535 VA
United States





12:00 PM 6/23/2018 12:00:00 PM
Second New Hope Baptist Church

3836 Summit Crossing Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Remains can be viewed one hour prior to the service.

Second New Hope Baptist Church
3836 Summit Crossing Rd Fredericksburg 22408 VA
United States

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Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

25215 Zion Rd.
Ruther Glen, VA 22546

25215 Zion Rd. Ruther Glen 22546 VA
United States

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