Beverly Anne Coleman

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Beverly Anne Coleman, fondly known as Bell, Mom, Daughter, Nana, Aunt Bev, B’Anne is the 1st child born to her mother Dorothy E. Smith and late father Robert R. Smith in the year of our Lord 1953. She is preceded in death by her husband Charles A. Coleman; her grandson Robert S. Coleman; her father Robert R. Smith; her grandparents Rufus Smith, Roberta J. Smith, Hattie Mae Davis, Carl S. Davis, and special cousin Shelby J. Smith.

Shortly after her birth in Freeman, West Virginia, young Beverly moved with her parents to Columbus, Ohio. As a child, she loved playing piano and was active at Mount Calvary Holy Church as an usher and member of the junior choir. She went on to serve as a trustee until the mid 2000’s, later joining New Birth Christian Ministries. Beverly graduated from Linden McKinley High School in 1971. During her years there she was the assistant head majorette, library assistant, counselor office assistant, and part of Block- L, Y-Teens, C.O.E., Sr. Executive Council and the homecoming court. After a couple years of community college, Bev worked many for Sears Credit, and ultimately retired from Express Scripts (formerly National Rx & Medco Health Solutions) as a Manager Supervisor.

The most unique quality about her was her eye for details and pursuit of excellence. Beverly mastered the art of decorating, especially during the holidays. She made THE BEST desserts and could present them in the most beautiful way. She invented the phrase “Too pretty to eat”. From her love of baking and gift-giving, B’Anne & Company was formed.

She was sharp, kind, creative and no nonsense. Truly one of the best kinds of people to consider a friend.

She will be forever cherished as a loving devoted wife and mother to her late husband of 46 years, Charles Coleman, son Scott A. Coleman (Donata), daughter; Shala M. Dalton (David), grandchildren; Kenny, Jordan, Ashlynn and Dorian, brothers; Valance L. Smith ( JoAnn), Robert B. Smith (Monica), aunts; Shirley A. Coleman, Blanche B. Smith, Roberta J. Jackson (Lowell), Uncle William K. Smith, Ronald Smith (Becky), as well as a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Friday, June 10, 2022
Visitation:1:00pm Service 2:00pm
The Chapel of Peace East
5456 East Livingston Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43232

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Condolence Messages

  1. Deborah (Melvin) Hunter

    To the Dalton & Smith Family, I just cannot believe that my sister from another mother is gone. It just does not seem real. I loved her dearly and will miss her beautiful smile and her calming voice. Together we were a force to be reckon with at our last encounter, that we serviced together. She was strong & mighty and with a soft voice, you knew she meant business. She was beautiful and it showed with everything she touched. A decorator and baker like no other. I love my Bevy, but I know she is in no pain, no more suffering, she is in a better place with the father, C.A. And her family gone before her. No more crying, no sadness but all joy. I love you much and the beautiful memories you left behind. I will treasure them all. Rest on my beautiful and awesome friend.

  2. To my dear friend Scott and the entire Coleman family. I am thinking of you during this difficult time. Your Mother was a BEAUTIFUL woman. May she rest in peace.
    Sending prayers and love your way.

  3. cynthia Jackson

    Beverly was my Boss and leader but most of all she was my friend loved her much
    My condolences to the family..

  4. Kimberly Reeder

    Scott, Shayla, Mrs. Smith & family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Coleman was such a wonderful woman with a beautiful spirit. I am
    Praying for you all. I know she is smiling down on all of you. I Pray she is in Heaven enjoying herself with Mr. Coleman, Robert and the rest of the family. Please stay strong and know that I am here and Praying for all of you! I love you all!

  5. Wayne Ferguson

    Rest In Peace my dear friend. I will always remember and love you always.
    Wayne

  6. I will always remember her smile, warm spirit and delicious treats. My thoughts and prayers are with all that loved her. Especially my roomy.

  7. Carolyn Davis

    Aunt Dorothy & Family,
    Sorry I cannot be with you at this time, but please know that I’m with you in spirit. God’s continued blessings upon you in the coming months.
    You know I’m a telephone call away.
    Love,
    Richard ( Tip) & Carolyn, Geneen, Ashley, Richy.

  8. Robin Bogan-Parker

    Cousin Beverly was always a sweetheart. Her beautiful smile, soft spoken voice will be miss. Praying that God will strengthen my family during this difficult time. Love always Robin

  9. Sandra Murphy

    Smith family my heart is with you today. May God comfort you in the loss of this beautiful spirit. Bev’s journey on this planet was shorter than her beloveds would have chosen. Yet her bright light will shine eternally.

  10. RIP To my Beverly, she will always be remembered for her smile and grace. I’ll always remember seeing her on the mountain in W. Va for the family reunions. Praying for our family

  11. Shirley coleman

    Rest in peace will miss all your sweet text messages I will always remember your sweet voice much love. Your cousin shirley

  12. Coleman Family, we are truly sorry for your loss and all of you are in our prayers!

  13. Belle was truly a ray of sunshine! Always a beautiful smile and sweet disposition.
    Rest well! Tell Uncle Chuck we said hi ♥️

  14. My Dear cousin you will be miss Rest In Peace I love you. Robert Bogan

  15. Richard & Jacquline Stores

    Know that we are never alone and that God walks beside us even through times of sorrow. We pray for you to find comfort and send our sincere condolences.

  16. My condolences go out to the children and families.I was sorry I couldn’t attend the services here in Columbus Ohio for Beverly. Beverly was always a sweet-loving person, dedicated and loyal. We all grew up together like family.My mom baked Christmas cookies with Ms Dorothy at our house when we were kids.
    God Bless everyone,
    Dee Dee

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