Louise Coleman


Louise Coleman, 90, of Edinburgh, Indiana, passed away January 22, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born August 12, 1926, in Milton, Kentucky, the daughter of Earl and Lula B. (Rowlett) Hamilton. She married Thomas Coleman July 29, 1944. He preceded her in death February 4, 1997.

Survivors include sons, David Coleman of Edinburgh, Ron (Michelle) Coleman of Peru, Indiana, and James Coleman of Edinburgh; a daughter, Barbara Bowers of Indianapolis; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter, Judith Lackey; brothers, Otis, Owen, Jesse and Henry; and sisters, Irene, Hazel, Leona and Nadean.

Mrs. Coleman was a member of Who So Ever Will Community Church and Tri-Kappa Sorority in Edinburgh. She graduated from Milton High School and formerly worked at Hills Department Store and Jacques Renee Boutique.

She enjoyed cooking, baking and sewing and had made a cross stitch piece for each of her grandchildren. She enjoyed working as a kindergarten aide at East Side Elementary School in Edinburgh and had served as a Cub Scout den mother.

Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, January 27, at Who So Ever Will Community Church by the Rev. Lewis Burton. Calling will be at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 11 a.m. until service time Friday. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Arrangements were made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.