Willie Lewis “Doughnut” Coleman

Published 7:00 am Thursday, May 30, 2019

Willie Lewis “Doughnut” Coleman

May 15, 2019

2 Corinthians 5:8

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“We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.”

Willie Lewis “Doughnut” Coleman, 70, of Picayune, MS, transitioned this life, after a lengthy illness, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at The Heritage Park Hospice in Roy, UT.  The son of Pearl and Jesse Johnson, Sr., he was born February 6, 1949 in Quentin, MS.

He is survived by his parents, one son, Willie Coleman, Jr of Carriere, MS;  one brother, Jesse (Gaynell) Johnson, Jr of Pass Christian, MS; three sisters, Barbara (Dan) Harris of Mobile, AL, Janice Johnson of Sunset, UT, Glory (Calvin) Stanton of Clinton, UT;  one god-sister Ann, (Eddie) Myers of Picayune; three grandsons, Zedrick, Destin and Bryson Coleman,  two granddaughters, Zamora and Shakiya Coleman all of Carriere, MS;  five nieces, five nephews, five grand nieces, five grand nephews and host of endearing cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Syrynthia Coleman; maternal grandparents, Syrynthia Rancifer-Lee, Felix and Louollie Lee and paternal grandparents, Ellis and Clara Johnson.

Willie was a 1968 graduate of G.W. Carver High School in Picayune, MS.  He continued his pursuit of higher education with a major in Sociology at Rust College in Holly Springs, MS.  Wille also became a proud member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity while attending Rust College.

Visitation was from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Picayune, MS.  The funeral service followed at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019, also at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with Pastor Louis Thomas of Bethlehem Baptist Church officiating.  The interment service was at the Picayune Cemetery, Picayune, MS.

Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.