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Deborah Coleman

Cabot, AR, 1957 - 2014

Deborah Connelly Coleman, 57, of Cabot died Sunday, June 29, 2014 after losing her battle with Multiple Myeloma. She was born March 15, 1957 to Esthel W. and Dorothy Lewis Connelly in Shreveport, La. They moved to Jacksonville Aug. 24, 1964. Debbie attended public schools, graduating from Jacksonville High School in 1975. She was active in Sunday school and youth groups at First United Methodist Church and as a young adult, taught the Junior High Sunday School class. Over the years, Debbie worked for Franklin Electric, Marshall Road Medical Clinic, North Pulaski Anesthesia P.A. and Pathology Labs of Arkansas P.A.
On Aug. 30, 1974, Debbie married the love of her life, Wayne Coleman, who has been by her side constantly during her illness. In addition to her parents; and husband; her survivors are her brother, Mark Connelly and wife Bonnie of Cabot; son, Christopher Coleman and wife Amy of Jacksonville; daughter, Melanie Coleman Hodges of Cabot; grandchildren, Hunter Coleman of Cabot, Kaitlynn Coleman and C.J. Coleman of Jacksonville; step-grandchildren, Ashley and Daniel Fox, Tara Hodges, Morgan, Tristen and Skylar Goodson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home (501)982-2136. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, Ark. 72116 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Please sign the online guestbook at

Published June 30, 2014

Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home
1504 Loop Road, Jacksonville, AR
Phone: 501-982-2136