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Gertrude Coleman

July 6, 2021


Gertrude (Bynum) Coleman, 78, of Mountainview Street, departed this life on July 6, 2021.  Born in Shellman, Georgia, she was a daughter of Willie C. Bynum, Annie (Lewis) Bynum, and Gussie Bynum.  Gertrude was a 57-year resident of Springfield, where she worked as a CNA and was a member of Shiloh Community Pentecostal Church.  An evangelist, she loved God, taking care of her grandchildren, and spending time with her sister. 

 She is survived by her husband, Cleve Coleman;  four sons, Ronald Coleman, Donald Coleman, Michael Coleman, and William Murphy;  five daughters, Deborah Martin, Doris Murphy, Melissa Kelly, Wanda Coleman, and Lisha Coleman;  two brothers, Victor Bynum and Lorenzo Bynum;  three sisters, Hattie Gasque, Doris Bynum, and Diane Bynum;  twenty-nine grandchildren;  forty-six great-grandchildren;  and a host of other relatives. 

The calling hour is 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Shiloh Community Pentecostal Church, 91 Jasper Street, followed by funeral services at 11, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
July 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Shiloh Community Pentecostal Church
91 Jasper St
Springfield, MA 01109

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