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Mary Coles

d. November 29, 2023


Mary Coles


Mrs. Mary True Terrell Coles, age 84, of Fulton,
KY passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2023
at the Diversicare of Martin in Martin, TN.

She was born on November 20, 1939 in Weakley 
County, TN to the late Dean Terrell and Alma 
Johns Terrell. 

Mary was a member of the Pleasant View Missionary 
Baptist Church and retired from the banking industry. 
She attended Chestnut Glade School and Martin High 
School, after high school she met and married
Max Richards (deceased) and moved to California 
and then to Neosho, MO. They then moved to Tulsa, 
OK where she raised her family.

She is survived by a granddaughter Stephanie (Dale) Ksionzyk
of Minneapolis, MN, two great-grandchildren: Samuel and 
Kate Ksionzyk of Minneapolis, MN, a brother Norman (Wanda)
Terrell of Knoxville, TN and a sister, Treva Pryor of 
Searcy, AR, nieces and nephews:Harold Connell  of South 
Fulton, TN, Steve (Martha) Connell of Tiptonville, TN, Lori 
(Ellis) Sloan of Searcy, AR and Bobby (Laura) Terrell 
of Union City, TN and several great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her 
husband Herb Coles, a son David Richards, a daughter 
Teresa Claunch, a grandson True Claunch, a sister Dorothy
Connell and brothers: Darrell Terrell, Kenneth Terrell and infant
brothers: John Alford Terrell and Elberna Lane Terrell. 
three nephews: Tim Connell, Ronnie Terrell and Alan Pryor.

Funeral services will be held at 1PM Saturday, December 
2, 2023 in our funeral chapel with burial to follow in the
Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the 
funeral home from 11AM Saturday until the hour of service. 

Pallbearers will be Richard Williams, Dalton Gray, Joey Hall,
Steven Connell, Dillion Keeling and Ben Sloan. Honorary 
pallbearers will be Harold Connell, Steve Connell, Bobby Terrell,
Ellis Sloan and Matt Vanderloop.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant View Missionary Baptist 
Church, P. O. Box 56, Dukedom, TN 38226, or St. Jude, 
501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. 

The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the
Diversicare of Martin for the care of Mrs. Mary Coles.

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