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1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99
ATHENS, TN 37371-0099
Phone: 423-745-3013
Fax: 423-745-7733
Mildred Coleman

Mildred Coleman (Russell)

Sunday, July 27th, 1941 - Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Mildred Russell Plemons Coleman, 79, of Athens, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021 at her home.
She was a native of Englewood and lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Hugh and Lillie Bell Walker Russell. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, James (Jim) Plemons, second husband, Carl Coleman, sisters, Wanda Cate, Marie Nichols, Mae Watson and Imogene Raper; a son-in-law, Thomas Wilson; and a special friend, Bobbie Wilson.
She was a member of Riceville Church of God where she was pianist for over 30 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Staci Wilson of Athens; a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Gwynne Coleman of Marvin, NC; grandchildren, Cayci (DJ) Kennedy, Thomas Wilson II, Isabela Coleman, Hannah (Drew) Patrick, Gabrielle Coleman; a sister, Elizabeth Richardson Witt of Etowah; great grandchildren, Wyatt Kennedy, Jeremiah Harmon, Mary Claire Patrick, Beau Patrick and Will Patrick.
A funeral service will be conducted, 2:00 pm, Tuesday, June 22nd in the Chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Don Logan and Rev. Glenn Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Sunrise Cemetery in Englewood. The family will receive friend at the funeral home Monday, June 21st from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Pallbearers will be Clif Wright, Jonathan Roberts, Jesus Melendez, Jim Richardson, Hearl Newman, and Jimmy Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Wilson II, Wyatt Kennedy, Jeremiah Harmon, DJ Kennedy, Ralph Coleman, and Freddie Coleman
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  • Visitation

    Monday, June 21st, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, June 21st, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Smith Funeral & Cremation Service of Athens
    1010 S. White Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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  • Service

    Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 2:00pm
    Smith Funeral Home
    1010 South White Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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  • Interment

    Sunrise Cemetery
    County Road 430
    ENGLEWOOD, TN 37329
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    Immediately following the service at the funeral home.


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Jim and Ms. WittMy thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Jennifer King
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Coleman Family - So sorry for the loss of your Mom. May she be at eternal rest. Scott, Gwynne & family - We love you so much -The Sanneman family
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