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Mary Kathryn Coleman

May 17, 1948 — November 30, 2021

Mary Kathryn Coleman

Mary Kathryn Bender Coleman of South Boston, VA passed away November 30, 2021.  She was born in Canton, OH on May 17, 1948 and was 73 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Harry Raymond Bender and the late Mamie Ferrell Bender. She was married to the Arthur Lee Coleman who survives.


She attended Cherry Hill United Methodist Church.  In earlier years she was an investigative reporter, and a musician. Mary was a Christian who loved her Lord.


Mary Kathryn B. Coleman is survived by:

Her Sister

Bonnie B. Wilham (Jim)

One Cousin

Inna Jean Smith (Dexter) of South Boston

Host of Nieces and Nephews

 A celebration of life service will be held Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Cherry Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Pat Neilsen officiating. Burial to follow in Grace Baptist Church Cemetery.

 For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.

 Online condolences may be directed to

 Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Memorial Service

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cherry Hill United Methodist Church


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