It is with profound sadness that the Coleman, Knuckles and Atuanya families announce the homegoing of Mrs. Etta Coleman-Atuanya, a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunty, niece, and cousin to many. This unfortunate event occurred on August 9, 2022, in Cummings, Georgia, USA.
Teta Dee, as she was affectionately called, was predeceased by her parents, Rev. George C. Coleman and Ms. Mary-Ann Knuckles, her husband, Ceasar Atuanya, her brother, George C. Coleman II (Wilhelmina), her sister, Jestina Coleman-Wright and husband Johnny Wright, and her son, Steven Gibson.
She leaves to mourn her loss:
-Her children: Oretha Mason (Rosler), Helena Erskine (Obrien, deceased), Helen Gibson-Newman (Jerome Sr.), Elizabeth Coleman, Larvon Birch (Sam), Joseph Gibson (Idong), Richard Lepolu (Ayo), Chata Atuanya, Jarvon, aka Jewel Gibson-Revas (Edwin), Afana Atuanya (Johnette), Afam Atuanya (Joyce).
-Her grandchildren: Rosler (aka Cookie) Mason Jr, Jermaine Gibson, Samlaree Birch, Rosrita Mason, Samiliar Kekele Birch, Jerome Newman Jr, U’Dinin Erskine, Lafam Atuanya, Klon Erskine, Roshell Mason, Iviola Newman, Joseph Gibson III (JT), Gideon Boakai, Jeremiah Atuanya, Haley Atuanya, Richard Isaac Lepolu Jr, and Elijah Atuanya. One great grandchild: Harmony Gibson.
-Her brothers and sisters: James Coleman (Mariette, deceased), Dr. Albert Coleman (Magdalene), and Dr. Ciyata Coleman, and a host of other relatives and friends in Liberia, Europe, and the United States.
-Her two senior loving aunts: Mrs. Roberta Knuckles-Kiawu, Mrs. Johnetta Knuckles, and her uncle, Mr. James A. Kiawu
The Homegoing arrangements are as follows:
Friday, September 02, 2022
Funeral Service: 11:00am
Smyrna United Methodist Church
1315 Concord Road
Smyrna, Georgia, 30080
Live Streaming: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81257331459
Georgia Memorial Park
2000 Cobb Parkway
Marietta, Georgia, 30060
Repass follows at the Smyrna United Methodist Church
Oretha Coleman Mason: 678-704-1516
Helen Gibson-Newman: 703-371-2292
Larvon Birch: 312-731-0342
Joseph Gibson: 240-281-5071
Afana Atuanya: 202-704-7735
Dr. Albert Coleman: 404-600-9885/+231 88 075 7312
James Coleman: (267) 971-3847
Robert Knuckles: (918) 855-6230
William (Bill) Burke: (404) 940-5722
Country Inns & Suites (close to the church)
2175 Church Rd Smyrna Ga 30080
404-564-1105 (mention funeral)
Sheraton Suites Galleria
2844 Cobb Parkway S.E
Atlanta Ga 30339
200 Interstate North Parkway Atlanta Ga 30339
Cobb Galleria Inn
2855 Spring Hill Parkway, Smyrna, GA 30080