Alma “Jean” Coleman
Jan. 11, 1934 – Nov. 22, 2018
Alma “Jean” Coleman of Modesto, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2018, at age 84.
Jean was born to the late William and Lorene Mills, January 11, 1934 in Turlock. She graduated from Denair High School in 1951 and attended Merced Community College.
Jean was an accomplished painter who loved to share her paintings with family and friends. After retiring from 37 years of service at Farmers Insurance in Merced, she and her dear friend Charles Hatton loved to camp, travel, and spend time with family and friends. Her beautiful smile and loving heart will be missed.
Jean is survived by her children: Amy and Chris Gorder of Elk Grove; Patrick and Jennifer Coleman of Modesto; and Darla Flynn of Chowchilla. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, her sister Barbara Shafer of Reno, NV, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her brother and sister in law, William and Janet Mills and her stepfather, Perry Haworth.
A Funeral Celebration will be held Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 12:00pm at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway, Turlock, CA. Burial will follow at Denair Cemetery.
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