Reverend Charles Coleman, 85, of Chattahoochee, FL passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Service was held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Greater Missionary Baptist Church in Chattahoochee, Florida with burial at White Cemetery in Dell, GA. Reverend Charles Coleman, was born February 11, 1932 to the late Lela and Thomas White. He attended the public schools of Gadsden County. He was full of life and had a big heart. Reverend Coleman loved everyone, especially his family.
Reverend Coleman moved to New York in the late 1960s. He was a man with many trades. He was a Deacon of Burke Avenue Baptist Church in Bronx, New York. Reverend Coleman discovered ministry by becoming the pastor of Little Flower Baptist Church in Harlem, New York for several years. Later, Reverend Coleman, relocated back to Chattahoochee, Florida and became the pastor of Humility Baptist Church in Bristol, Florida. After his tenure at Humility Baptist Church, he joined New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Chattahoochee, Florida under the leadership of Reverend Willie Long. Reverend Coleman loved the church and served faithfully.
Reverend Coleman departed this life on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife: Isabella Coleman; sons: Eric Coleman and Thomas Coleman; grandson: Thurston Sanders and brother-in-law: Bishop Frank Stallworth.
Reverend Coleman leaves to cherish his memory his sons: Lesley C. Coleman, Andre L. Coleman, Mike Coleman (Susan), Eric L. Hollis (Melvina) and Deric D. Coleman; daughters: Stacy Coleman Sanders and Zolita White (David); sister: Levertria Ann Stallworth; goddaughters: Loraine Davis (Horace), Mariann Cotton, Diane White and Voncille Williams (Jerry); godson: Shemhad Emanuel; and a host of nieces, nephew other relatives and friends. Crawford & Moultry Funeral Home of Chattahoochee, FL are in charge of arrangements.