October 10, 1934 - April 29, 2018
Darlene Coleman, age 83, of Erwin, was received into God's presence at 3:05 PM, on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the Center on Aging and Health. Darlene is a native of Micaville, NC and a daughter of the late Earl and Flossie Foletta (Hughes) Hall. She was a charter member of Central Baptist Church and was very dedicated to her faith. She sang in the choir and served her church in many capacities. Darlene was a school teacher for 30 years, having taught in Johnson City, Roanoke, VA, Charlotte, NC, Japan and the Netherlands. She taught English, Drama, Art, primary grades and Head Start and retired in 1984. She was very passionate about the arts and education. Darlene had a wonderful sense of humor, was very sympathetic, giving and dedicated to her family and to the minds of young children. She loved cats and colorful things. In addition to her parents, Darlene is preceded in death by her sister, June McInturff; brother-in-law, Jack McInturff; brother, Max Hall; and nephews, Keith and Ricky Hall Darlene Coleman leaves behind to cherish her memory: Daughter: Kimberly Coleman Healy, of Stanford, CT; Nieces: Brenda Stanin and husband, Jim, of Johnson City, Shirlee Brown, of Johnson City, Katherine Bailey, of Erwin, Faye Bailey and husband, Verlin, of Erwin; Numerous great-nephews and great-nieces. The family would like to offer special thanks to the staff of Avalon Hospice and the staff of the Center on Aging and Health for their love and care during this difficult time. Also, to In-Home Services of Johnson City and additional caregivers for their support since 2009. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Darlene Coleman in a memorial service to be held at 6:30 PM on Friday, May4, 2018 at Central Baptist Church in Erwin. Reverend Larry Wiley will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Unicoi County Humane Society, 2201 Zane Whitson Drive, Erwin, TN 37650 or to Niswonger Children's Hospital, 400 N State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604. The family requests that Darlene's former students, and others who knew her, leave memories at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or send them to [email protected] Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Darlene Coleman through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Darlene Coleman, age 83, of Erwin, was received into God's presence at 3:05 PM, on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the Center on Aging and Health. Darlene is a native of Micaville, NC and a daughter of the late Earl and Flossie Foletta (Hughes) Hall.... View Obituary & Service Information
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