Elwood Ransom Coleman

Elwood Ransom Coleman

Male 1947 - 2013  (65 years)

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  • Name Elwood Ransom Coleman 
    Born 03 Aug 1947  Jasper, Hamilton, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 07 Apr 2013  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Elwood Ransom Coleman, Jr., age 65, born August 3, 1947 in Jasper, Florida to Elwood and Merle Anita Young-Coleman, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas after a courageous battle with leukemia.
      Elwood proudly served his country with the U. S. Army and retired as a Command Sergeant Major. During the last several years in the military, Elwood earned numerous awards as an instructor at the Sergeants Major Academy at Ft. Bliss, Texas.
      Following his military service, Elwood completed his working career in New Orleans, Louisiana with the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Department.
      He was also a very proud member of the Sons of Confederate Veteran's, following the lineage of military service of his great-grandfather, Pvt. William Allen Coleman of the First Georgia Cavalry who served in the Civil War.
      A visitation will be held today from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Joseph J. Earthman Generations, 234 Westcott Street.
      A funeral service with full military honors will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 in the chapel of Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veteran's Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas on Friday, April 12, 2013.

      Published in Houston Chronicle on April 11, 2013
    Buried 12 Apr 2013  Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I11  Kit # DA-7
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2017 

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    Father Elwood Ransom Coleman,   b. 21 Apr 1921, Honduras Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1998, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Merle Anita Young,   b. 1926,   d. 1986  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 02 Feb 1945  Homerville, Clinch, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 03 Aug 1947 - Jasper, Hamilton, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 07 Apr 2013 - Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Apr 2013 - Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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