June 15, 2012
SHUQUALAK — Ezell Coleman, 101, died June 10, 2012, at Kemper County Nursing Home. Services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Calvery Baptist Church with Mearlon Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in New Prospect Cemetery. Visitation is today from 1-5 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Mr. Coleman was born Dec. 22, 1910, to the late Thomas Albert and Mamie Coleman. He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and he served in World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, MacArthur Coleman. Survivors include his son, George Coleman of Omaha, Neb.; daughters, Linda Morris of Omaha and Mamie Turner of Shuqualak; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Roydrekus Franklin, Greog Hill, Willie Lynn Hudson, Christopher Mayberry, Ramsey Naylor, Jr., Shawn Poe and David Slaughter.