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Gloria “Kay” Coleman

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Gloria “Kay” Coleman, 72, of Marietta passed away at 10:27 pm, Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Marietta Memorial Hospital

She was born May 18, 1948 in Cutler, Ohio, a daughter of Lawrence and Margaret Coughenour Noland. Kay was a homemaker.

On July 3, 1978, she married James Charles Coleman who preceded her in death on April 25, 2011. Kay is survived by their son and daughter James Edward (Regina) Coleman of Waterford and Stephanie (Shaun) Hardie of Marietta; 5 grandchildren: Lyndsey Gorrell, Katelyn Coleman, Dominic, Matthew and Madison Hardie; brothers: Larry (Judy) Noland, Frank (Marilyn) Noland and David Noland; 4 sisters: Shirley Rader, Mary Chilcote, Alice Murphy, Katheryn Johnson.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, son John Coleman, 3 brothers: Jesse, Bill and Henry.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday (Apr. 27) at 11:00 am at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in East Lawn Memorial Park. Family will greet friends on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 at the funeral home. Messages sympathy may be sent at

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the funeral home to help with expenses.