Mrs. Coley went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Born April 28, 1925, in Alto, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Vera Shirley Matheson. She also was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Corbin “Cobb” Coley; son, Charles Everett Coley; and sisters, Sylvia Wright and Mary Frances Matheson.
Mrs. Coley was a member of Calvary’s Cross Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include her daughters and son-in-laws, Beverly and Ray Holcomb of Baldwin, Gwen and Clyde Ivester of Alto; son, Melvin Coley of Cornelia; son and daughter-in-law, Reggie and Alicia Coley of Clarkesville, one sister, Ruth Cook of Alto; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 195, Baldwin, GA 30511 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
An online guest register is available for the Coley family and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
March 20, 2013