BARBARA ELIZABETH COLEMAN entered this world to Tinner and Johnnie Pierce. Life began for her on the beautiful Lord's day of April 24, 1940 in Florence, SC. She began her faith with the Lord at Water's African Methodist Episcopal Church where she accepted Christ under the pastorate of the late Reverend Melvin C. Swann. She served faithfully on the Senior Female Usher Board as well as the Choir. Barbara enjoyed sewing and cooking with her family but most of all having a good time. She left a lasting impression on those she encountered with her love out loud and proud for all. She was a one of kind to those who loved and cared for her.
Barbara completed her education in the Baltimore City Public School System. She graduated from Dunbar High School on February 6, 1959 receiving her High School Diploma where her goal was to be successful. She would later become an administrative assistant with the Department of Social Security where she would then retire from in June of 2009.
She would later join in matrimony, Preston Coleman and share 2 children (son) Darren Coleman and (daughter) Peyton Coleman. Barbara gave her life to the Lord our Savior Jesus Christ at an early age. Barbara was a loving dedicated mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Known to always tell it like it is to those around, she was loud with a soulful laugh. Barbara was stylish and enjoyed shopping with her sister Hilda. She also enjoyed video chatting with her great grandchildren and dancing, but most of all eating good food and being around her family near and far.
Our wonderful queen departed her life on earth at 6am on April 10, 2023 in her home. She has gone on to meet her loved ones who proceeded her in death husband, Preston; mom, Tinner; father, Johnnie; brothers, Levon, Thomas, Junius, Wilbert and George.
Left to cherish her memories are her children, Darren Coleman and Peyton Coleman; adopted daughter, Kisha Witherspoon-Carter; loving grandchildren, Shaniqua Coleman and Dominic Hill Coleman, great grandchildren, Maulauy Miles, Sage Hill-Coleman, Dallas Thomas, Dominic Hill- Coleman Jr. and Degan Thomas; siblings, Hilda James, Leroy James and Marshell Pierce-Morris, Kimmie Morris, Muciska Pierce, Dianne Pierce, Cornell Pierce, Betty Pierce and late, Thomas Pierce, Augusta Pierce, late, Maxine brown; nieces, Ishay McIntyre, Tiombae James-TBaby, Deona Pierce, late, Jasmine Pierce, Mary Brown; nephews, Dorian Pierce, Daquan McIntyre, Zyon Bell, Zyron Bell, Kaycen Davis; good girl friends, Deborah Lomax, Nanny Moody, Roberta Armstrong and Ms. Daisy.
Along with a host of remaining nieces, nephews, stepchildren, godchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, friends and family who she loved and adored near and far.