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James Donald Coleman

1928 - 2021



Donald Coleman went to be with the Lord and his extended family on March 28th, 2021 in Farmington, NM. He almost made it to the young age of 93.

He was born in Coleman, Texas and had 12 brothers and sisters. He met the love of his life Gwendolyn Watson in Coleman where they were married and started their life together. They were married almost 70 years. Donald worked different oilfield jobs in Texas and New Mexico. He worked for his brother George and other brother Bobby at Coleman Drilling until he retired in 1992. He loved to do a little gardening and watch football and the rodeo. He is survived by his wife Gwen, his 3 children, son Bruce (Adrianne) Coleman, daughter Sally ( Danny) Graham, and daughter Cindy  Holman and two sisters Becky Elkins and Nancy Coleman. He has 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren. He is proceeded in death by his parents, 10 brothers and sisters and his son-in-law Phil Holman. He will be laid to rest on April 6th at 1pm at Memory Gardens. It  will be a graveside service only. A celebration of life lunch will be held at the home of Sally and Danny Graham after the service .

Please e-mail Sally at for directions. Donald is in the care of Cope Memorial Chapel of Farmington, 404 W. Arrington St., Farmington, NM. 505-327-5142

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404 W. Arrington Street, Farmington, NM
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