Jessie Thomas Coleman
, age 86, of Madisonville, Tennessee, passed away 7:58 P.M. Wednesday, September 14, 2005 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church. He was a son of the late Jessie Anderson and Laura Ellen Self Coleman. (Laura Ellen Self was a daughter to Rev. John and Mary Self and a granddaughter to John J. and Lydia Waters Self.) Jessie is survived by his wife- Sara Kate Coleman, daughters and sons-in-law- Judy and Jim Bryson, Glenda and Creed Calhoun, sons and daughters-in-law- Joe and Teressa Coleman, Jerry and Debbie Coleman, all of Madisonville, Joyce Potter Coleman, of Sweetwater. 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Thomas K. Coleman, great grandson, Joshua Tinnel, sisters, Vesta Coleman, Emma Coleman, brothers, Leonard and Glen Coleman.
The Funeral was held 8:00 P.M. Friday, September 16, 2005 at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home. Rev. Lee Chorn and Rev. Bob Hatley officiated. Interment 3:00 P.M. Saturday, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Vonore, TN with full military honors. Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville, TN.