SUMMERFIELD–Harriet Fallon Kearns Coleman, 95, of Summerfield passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 in Grand Rapids, Mi. She was born Feb. 11, 1916 in Francis, Ok. to James Hiram and Bessie Idell (Fallon) Kearns.
She graduated from East Central State University in Ada in 1937, then from the University of Oklahoma in 1939. She taught school in Ada for four years, LeFlore for 11 years and Talihina for 15 years and was married for 37 years to Hershal Augusta Coleman, who died in 1984.
Michigan family and friends gathered in her honor on Monday. Oklahoma family and friends will memorialize her at Evans & Miller Funeral Home in Poteau at 10 a.m. on April 3, 2012, followed by lunch at Summerfield Community Center, hosted by family and the Busy Bee Quilting Club.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Nellie Idell, Grace Elizabeth and Ruth Eleanor.
She is survived by her sons, Charles of Norman, Richard and wife Cindy of Grand Rapids, Mi; niece, Ellen Lee of Tulsa; and grandchildren, Iris and Adam of Grand Rapids, Mi.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation, in her memory, to Summerfield Community Center Busy Bee Club, 34518 Reichert-Summerfield Rd., Wister, OK 74966.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com