May 26th, 2012
Johnny Arnell Coleman, 79, died Thursday, May 24, 2012 at home.
Visitation will be Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Funeral services are Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Norris Ables officiating.
Mr. Coleman was born Aug. 6, 1932 in Choctaw County to Albert Richard Coleman and Ollie Mae McIntire Coleman. He was a grain elevator operator for Bunge and a member of Eden Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Coleman of Yazoo City; stepson, Jeff Johnson (Theresa) of Columbus; brothers, Richard “R.V.” Coleman (Shirley) and George Coleman (Cheryl), both of Roseburg, Ore., Robert Coleman (Nancy), Jerry Coleman (Alma) and Daniel Ray “Ducky Coleman of Blues Springs, Mo.; and four sisters, Eddie Joe Ward (Bill) of Benton, Sara McDaniel (David) and Annie Lois Coleman, both of Blue Springs, Mo. and Sybil Warrington (Marion) of Bentonia.