OBITUARY: Mary Alice Coley

Mary Alice Coley

Mary Alice Coley, age 104 of Gallatin, passed away Monday, September 27, 2021.

Visitation will be Friday, October 1st from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Family Heritage Funeral Home. Graveside Service will be Friday, October 1st at 2:00 p.m. at Crestview Memory Gardens, with Bro. Kenneth Massey officiating. Family will honor her as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West End Missionary Baptist Church, 440 W. Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066, or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Mrs. Coley was born May 29, 1917 in Pleasant Shade, TN to the late Thompson R. Cornwell and Annie Beasley Cornwell.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Norman C. Coley; brother, Rye Cornwell; and sisters, Myrtle C. Green, Mamie Piper, Mallie Duke, Bell Hailey, Aylene Phelps, and Robbie Key Cooksey.

She is survived by son, John “Randy” Coley (Linda Goodwin) of Memphis; and 3 grandsons, John Norman Coley, Jeffrey C. Coley, and Joshua M. Coley. Mrs. Coley was a member of West End Missionary Baptist Church. She worked for many years at the Peoples Store on the historic square in Gallatin.

Online condolences may be submitted at Family Heritage Funeral Home has been honored to assist the family.

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