Dorothy Coleman Drye Tuneburg

Published 3:10 pm Friday, June 12, 2020

A Graveside Service for Mrs. Dorothy Coleman Drye Tuneburg of Columbia is 2:30 p.m., Monday, June 15, 2020 at Wesson Cemetery with visitation from 1-2 p.m. at Riverwood Family.

Mrs. Dorothy Coleman Drye Tuneburg, 85, went to be with her Lord on June 12, 2020. She was born on September 25, 1934 to the late Sherod Coleman and Joanna Barksdale Coleman.

Mrs. Tuneburg was a member of Wesson Baptist Church. She served as church pianist and organist at many area churches through the years, beginning at age 12 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Copiah County. She also enjoyed painting, loved to journal, sharing her family history and spending time visiting with her family.

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Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, Lamar Tuneburg; siblings, Sherod Henry Coleman, Truly Coleman, Jerry Wayne Coleman and sister, Connie Kay Coleman.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Deborah Drye Brown and husband, Roy, Linda Drye Blackmon and husband, Roger, and Millie Drye Clinton and husband, Johnny Mack. She is also survived by her brothers, Billy Coleman, and Starkey Coleman; sister, Judy Coleman Edwards; seven grandchildren, Dustin Brown, Cade Brown, John Blackmon, Ryan Blackmon, Lauren Clinton Gibson, Johnathan Clinton, Jarrett Clinton and five great-grandchildren.

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