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Bill Coleman

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Larry Nichols will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Ararat Cemetery near Troy. Visitation will be held at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until the hour of services Saturday. Pallbearers will be Horace Dotson, Rudy Tate, James Easterwood, Chip Davis, Ricky Dotson, Lynn Dotson, Jeff Edmaiston, Donald Meadows and Philip Coleman. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Faith Sunday School Class at Second Baptist Church. Mr. Coleman was born Dec. 5, 1931, in Tiptonville, son of the late Lexie and Verna (Burton) Coleman. He married the former Mary Rebecca “Becky” Nichols Nov. 18, 1952. She died May 5, 2008. Mr. Bill was employed at the former Reelfoot Packing Company from 1959 to 1993 and by the Tennessee Pork Producers from 1993 until 2000. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Union City and the Faith Sunday School Class. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Tracy Coleman of Union City; two granddaughters, Danielle Coleman of Glasgow, Ky., and Elisha Easterwood of Union City; four great-grandchildren, Johnathon David Easterwood, James Caden Easterwood, Adalynn Danielle Easterwood and Jase Lowell Easterwood, all of Union City; his brother, Kenneth Coleman of the Mount Pelia community; and several nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Lois Davis; and seven brothers, Pud Coleman, Ralph Coleman, J.C. Coleman, Dwight Coleman, Fred Coleman, Wade Coleman and Wayne Coleman. To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at

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