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“Mae was a very special lady. Our prayers are with the family. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Gary and Sandy Hughey - AR

“The family has my sympathy. I worked at Elmcroft and worked with Ms. Mae on a daily basis. No matter what was going on with her, she always had a...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Felicia Turner - Blytheville, AR

“I'm so sorry for your lost of a Wonderful Beautiful Mother Dena and Harriet.I'm so glad I got to know Mae, I remember her Pretty smile and her...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Gay - Medford, OR - Friend

“Dena and Harriet,Ken and I were saddened to learn of your mother's passing away to be with Jesus. She was highly regarded by all the Pruetts. Sonny...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Pamela Pruett - Blytheville, AR

“I worked with Mae in medical records in Blytheville...loved her to pieces. She was such a sweet lady and good person. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Diana Eagan - Pinehurst, NC

“I am so sorry to see this. She was such a dear sweet lady. I enjoyed working with her in Medical Records. She was a great cook. We always enjoyed...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Wanda Conley - Blytheville, AR

“My husband and I have known Ms Mae for a long time. We go to Stone bridge every Wednesday to sing and visit with them. Ms Mae was always my helper....Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Sherry Hancock - Blytheville, AR

“Prayers for peace and comfort as you remember Mae. Much love and hugs sent your way. Jeri & Paul ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jeri Fitzgerald - Acquaintance

“Praying for you and your family love you ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Angela Reuther - Blytheville, AR

“Harriett, Dena, grandchildren. We are heartbroken and sharing the loss of your mom and our sister. She was a wonderful girl who loved her family...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Charlotte Ayers - Ashdown, AR

“Kay, Dena and grandchildren, I am so sorry about the loss of your mom and grandmother. She was such a great lady whom we all loved very much, momma,...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Teresa Becton - Round Rock, TX


Exer Mae Coleman, 81, of Blytheville, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Stonebridge Assisted Living in Blytheville.
Mae was born in Ashdown, Arkansas to Leonard and Dennie (Ford) Ayers. She was a retired medical records clerk at Baptist Memorial Hospital and was a member of Beacon Baptist Church. Mae was an avid reader and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Coleman; and two sisters, Thelma Wooldridge and Diane Black.
Mae leaves two daughters, Harriett Waddle and her husband Ronnie of Marion and Dena Cathey of Springfield, Missouri; three brothers, Teddy Ayers of Ashdown, Arkansas, Eddie Ayers of Langley, Arkansas, and Buddy Ayers of Chattanooga, Tennessee; five sisters, Ruby Hinton of Ashdown, Arkansas, Lois Wooldridge of Commerce, Texas, Carolyn Myers of Ashdown, Arkansas, Millie Coleman of Brookland, Arkansas, and Geri Ayers of Las Cruces, New Mexico; three grandchildren, Sarah Lucas of Marion, and Will and Hannah Cathey of Springfield, Missouri; and two great-grandchildren, Jayden and Caleb Lucas.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 10th at 10:30 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Eddie Ayers, Mr. Teddy Ayers, and Mr. Buddy Ayers officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time at Cobb Funeral Home.

Funeral Home
Cobb Funeral Home
603 W. Main Street Blytheville, AR 72316
Tel. (870) 763-4431

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