Saturday, September 15, 2018

Dorothy Faye Coleman

Dorothy Faye Coleman of Weir, Mississippi died on September 14, 2018. Mrs. Coleman lived her entire life as a dedicated resident of Weir, Mississippi. She graduated from Weir High School in 1946. She was a long-time member of the Weir Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Coleman was employed by the United State Postal Service serving the residents of Choctaw County for 38 ½ years. She proudly served as the Postmaster in Weir the last twelve years of her distinguished career.

Mrs. Coleman was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie B Coleman; daughters, Donna Kay Gant and Suzanne Coleman; daughter-in-law, Susie B. Coleman; parents, John W. Johnson and Stella Miles Johnson; and brother, John Johnson. She is survived by her only son, Johnny (Chris) Coleman; son-in-law, Joe Lynn Gant, II; four grandchildren, Joe Lynn Gant, III (Heather), Courtney Coleman Beard (Jonathan), Christina Coleman Reynolds (Zach), and Catherine Coleman; and three great-grandchildren, Julie Suzanne "Julie Anne" Beard, Jordan Sage Beard, and Joe Lynn Gant, IV. Mrs. Coleman is also survived by her constant canine companion, Reecie.

Services will be held at Weir Presbyterian Church on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. with a graveside service to follow at Weir Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Magnolia Speech School in Jackson, MS.