MOUNT VERNON — Harrietta Coleman, 81, of Mount Vernon, died unexpectedly from a massive stroke on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.
Harrietta was born Dec. 5, 1930, in Knox County, to Harry and Berta (Edwards) Landis. She was a graduate of Danville High School and spent her lifetime in Knox County. She was a former employee of Sears in Mount Vernon and Carlisle’s Gift Shop at the Der Dutchman Restaurant near Bellville.
Surviving are her daughter, Sherry (Larry) Thompson of Mount Vernon; sons, Scott Coleman of Florida, Michael (Kathy) Coleman of Westerville and Mark (Willetta) Coleman of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren; her brother, Robert (Linda) Landis of Florida; sisters, Vonetta (Dan) Sheasby of Mount Vernon; and Joyce (Al) O’Sada of Michigan; her companion of 17 years, Cecil Hubbard; and her canine buddy, “Bandit.”
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, Glenn “Bus” Coleman; and a granddaughter, Lindsy Coleman.
Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Colonial City Baptist Church, “The Church at Chapel Hill,” 7530 Johnstown Road, Mount Vernon. Pastor Dan Whisner officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Colonial City Baptist Church, “The Church at Chapel Hill,” 7530 Johnstown Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
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