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Mary Lee (Wright) Coleman

April 12, 1927 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 93)


On April 12th, 1927, Charlie Wright and Molly Daniels Wright gave birth to a daughter, Mary Lee Wright,

Who began her life walk journey in & on this battlefield of life. Her grandparents were Jack & Elizabeth Wright.

In her young life walk, she noticed her gifts… cheerful nourishment, offering of unselfish hand-ups, always utilizing words of blessings vs words of pain in this world, candy stripe nursing nature of diligence toward others, and her soul condition super gift of making others either laugh and or smile in the face of adversity.

Mary Lee (May Lee) A.K.A married Vergile R.D. (Preacher) Coleman on July 4th, 1947. Their union lasted twenty-six years until Vergile (Preacher) R.D. Coleman transitioned home on September 4th, 1973.

On May 11th, 2020, Our glorious Savior, YAH THE CREATOR OF ALL, called his daughter in from her duty, Mary Lee’s battle was fought and her victory was won. Waiting to walk and talk with her on the Golden Streets of Heaven were her parents and grandparents; her husband-Vergile (Preacher) sons-David and Daniel; brothers- William, Wilson, James, Melvin, Peter, Benjamin, and Raymond Kilpatrick; and sisters-Leva, Eula Mae, Meddie.

Taking up the lantern and continuing on The Battlefield of Life daughters-Doris of Death Valley, CA, Mary of Little Rock, AR; son-Rickey (Trellies) Coleman of Jacksonville, AR; brothers, Bobby Kilpatrick, of Dermott, Arkansas and John Henry Kilpatrick of Kansas City, Missouri; granddaughters-Vanessa Conner of Little Rock, AR, Kynya Java Coleman of North Little Rock, MaKila Hampton Coleman of Atlanta, GA, La’Chume Scott of Tifton, GA, Shameka Mills of Albany, GA; grandson- Kymyon Jade Coleman of North Little Rock, AR; great-grandchildren-Ezariah Conner, Chlorie Coleman, and Harmony Paige, Ka’Briya Ross, and Sir Grayson Young and a host of other relatives and friends.

“All the skilled women spun cloth with their hand and brought what they had spun in blue and purple and deep red yarns and fine linen”. All the women who were eager to use their skill spun goat’s hair. Spices and oil for light and anointing oil, and for the sweet-smelling incense. Women who were eager to contribute something for the work that the Lord had commanded Moses to do brought it as a spontaneous gift”. 

State of AR COVID-19 directives: Face coverings required at all times (not provided by funeral home).  Fifty attendees or less.  Maintain social distancing. No hugs or handshakes please.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Smith-North Little Rock

Funeral Home. Service will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at New Commandment

Church of God in Christ in Jacksonville, Arkansas.

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 Service Program


May 19, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith-North Little Rock Funeral Home
1921 Main Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Funeral Service
May 20, 2020

1:00 PM
New Commandment Church of God In Christ
808 Stone Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

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