Viola Carolyn Barefoot Coleman, 94


DUNN — Mrs. Viola Carolyn Barefoot Coleman, age 94, died Sunday, July 31, 2022, in Athens, Georgia.

Mrs. Coleman was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Sampson County, the daughter of the late Russell Carney Barefoot and Mary Viola Tew Barefoot and was preceded in death by her husband, David Franklin Coleman Jr. She was also preceded in death by a son, Randy Franklin Coleman; sister, Trelloe Tart; and brother, Hilton Randolph Barefoot.

Mrs. Coleman was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Dunn where she was a member of the Green, Eldridge Sunday School Class. She also was a member of the Dunn Woman’s Club and The American Legion Auxiliary Post 59.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Len Keever officiating. There will be a private burial.

She is survived by her daughter, Dava Coleman-Koballa and husband Thomas of Athens, Georgia; granddaughter, Kendal C. Koballa-Padgett and husband Joel of Athens, Georgia; a great-grandson, James Coleman Padgett; sisters, Judy Bradshaw and husband Jack of Charlotte, and Janet Barrett of Dunn; and several nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the service at 11 a.m. at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home in Dunn.

In place of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Dunn, 309 W. Broad St., Dunn, NC 28334.   

A service of Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home of Dunn.


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