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Memorial for Gladys J. Coleman

Born in Philaelphia, PA on Oct. 13, 1941
Departed on Mar. 24, 2014 and resided in Philadelphia, PA.
Visitation: Saturday, Apr. 5, 2014
Service: Saturday, Apr. 5, 2014
Cemetery: Merion Memorial Park
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Gladys J. Coleman, 73 of Philadelphia passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014.
Born October 13, 1941 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Janie Mae Lindsay and Joseph B. Coleman.
She was a graduate of Vaux High School in Philadelphia. She was a great organizer and loved to do flower arrangements along with arts and crafts. Gladys also loved to sing. Her favorite music artist was Gladys Knight and the Pips.
Along with her friends, she created a club that arranged trips and different events. Her occupation was being a homemaker.
Gladys was a former member of St. Luke's United Body of Disciples of Christ Holiness Church in Philadelphia where she was raised most of her life. Her mother, Elder Mary Lee Smith was the pastor. At St. Luke's, she was a member of the choir. Her favorite songs were The Lord's Prayer and Amazing Grace. In 2010, she joined Faith Emmanuel Baptist Church where she was baptized.
Surviving to cherish her memories are two daughters, Carol Coleman Tubouy and Aleshia A. Coleman both of Philadelphia; three sisters, Barbara J. Stevens, Yvonne Johnson and Dorothy Brown of Philadelphia; two brothers, Eugene Frazier of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Curtis Williams (Karen) of Philadelphia; one son-in-law, Tapiwa Tubouy; two grandchildren, Marcellus and Demetrius Coleman and four great grandchildren, along with two special nieces, Cynthia and Shirl.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by a special niece, Valerie.

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