Rose Marie Coleman, 52, of South Charleston, passed away March 20, 2012, at home.
She was born on July 17, 1959, in Parkersburg, W.Va.
She was a 1977 graduate of Wirt County High School where she was a member of FBLA and the National Honor Society. She obtained her BA of Business degree from West Virginia State University. She was employed at Bayer Crop Science for the past 30 years. She was formerly a radio operator for the West Virginia State Police in Parkersburg.
Rose was the secretary for Ridgewood Pool in South Charleston, a board member and secretary and door prize coordinator for The W.Va. Good Sams Club, Team Mom for the South Charleston Little League and she participated in the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ann Thompson; paternal grandparents, William H. and Vera L. Thompson; and maternal grandparents, Wilson B. and Eythel M. Hale.
Rose is survived by husband, Walter L. Coleman Jr.; son, Jeremy T. Coleman of South Charleston; father, Lawrence L. Thompson Sr. of Elizabeth; brother, Lawrence L. Thompson Jr. of Elizabeth, sister, Bonnie S. Bell (Tom) Hennen of Elizabeth; brother, Richard B. (Dora Lea) Thompson of Mineral Wells; eight nieces and nephews; seven great-nieces and nephews; and sister-in-laws, Linda J. (Doug) Ratliff of St. Albans and Terri L. (Mark) Swecker of South Charleston.
A service to honor the life of Rose Coleman will be 1 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, South Charleston, with Pastor Rick Pursley and Chaplain Homer Fink officiating. Entombment will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Family and friends may visit from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston. The family asks that donations be made to Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25312.
Memories of Rose Coleman may be shared by visiting www.snodgrassfuneral.com and selecting the obituary.
Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston, is handling the arrangements.