ALBANY -- Mrs. Grace Traylor Coleman, died Friday, December 28, 2012 at Lee County Health Care.

Her funeral service was held Monday, December 31, 2012, 2:00 PM at Avalon United Methodist Church with interment in Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Dennis Lanning will officiate. The family received friends Sunday 5 to 7 PM at Kimbrell-Stern.

A native of New Cumberland, PA, Mrs. Coleman was a 1951 graduate of Albany High School and a member of Avalon United Methodist Church where she served as the church Hostess, and a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class and United Methodist Women. She had also worked with Murphy Catering Service and was a member Theater Albany.

Mrs. Coleman was preceded in death by her husband Thomas R. "Tom" Coleman, Sr. and her parents, Manton Gordon Traylor and Alice Hand Traylor.

Survivors include her daughters, Martha Coleman Golden and husband Larry, Hinesville, Nancy Coleman McLendon, Albany; son, Tommy Coleman, Jr. and Dana, Albany; grandchildren, Mathew McLendon, Albany, Whitney McLendon Dale and husband Joe, Leesburg, Will Golden and fiancee Amanda Widincamp, Ft. Royal, SC, Zach Golden, Kennesaw, Kayla Coleman, Leesburg, Marshall Coleman, Athens; great grandchildren, Caleb, Gracie and Chloe Dale; sister Fay Traylor Cozadd and husband Frank, Hale, MI, Barbara Traylor Bender and husband Fred, Roswell, and a brother in law Joe L. Coleman.

In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Avalon United Methodist Church Youth Ministries or Building Fund, c/o Avalon United Methodist Church, 3018 Gillionville Rd, Albany, GA 31721.

You may sign the guestbook and share your thoughts with the family of Mrs. Coleman by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152