Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 3, 2014

Mrs. Henrietta D. Mills Coles

BRAMWELL — Mrs. Henrietta D. Mills Coles, age 85, of (P.O. Box 1062) Bramwell, WV 24715 peacefully departed this life on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at her residence.     

She was born March 22, 1928 in Kimball, WV and the daughter of the late Henry Mills Sr. and Ethel Venable Mills. After graduating from high school, she married James Coles Jr. and lived in Gary, WV the greater part of her life. She was a faithful, long time member of Mt. Zion Holiness Church in Pageton, WV, where she served as a Deaconess. She enjoyed crocheting and flea marketing.     

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Deacon James Coles Jr., one daughter, Clency G. Coles and a grandson, Anthony Graves.

She will be lovingly remembered by her devoted daughter, Polly and her husband, Isaac Graves of Bramwell, with whom she made her home; two sons, Ronald “Cookie” Coles of Los Angeles, CA and James Coles of Greensboro, NC; one brother, Henry (Miriam) Mills Jr. of Greensboro, two sisters in law, Verna J. Arron and Virginia (Arthur) King both of Cincinnati, OH; six grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and a host of nephews and nieces.   

Service will be held at 1:00 pm., on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Restlawn Mausoleum Chapel on Rt. 20, Littlesburg Road in Bluewell, WV, with the Reverend George Masterson officiating. Interment will follow in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends will serve as both pallbearers and flower bearers.

Visitation will begin at 12 noon until time of service on Tuesday at the Mausoleum.

Services entrusted to Gregory-Page Funeral Home in Welch.

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