Elon Coleman, 47, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 with her family by her side. A native of Hartford, Connecticut, Elon grew up in Beaumont Texas and graduated from West Brook High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Lamar University and was employed as a Counselor with the Bannum Facility. She also was a teacher in the Port Arthur School District.
Elon is preceded in death by her father Tommy Lee Coleman and grandmother Lena Victoria Pier Duncan.
She is survived by her two sons, Randy Coleman and Troy Benjamin; one daughter Kelly Coleman; husband Clarence Edwards; her mother Peggy Pier; one brother Randy Pier (Kim); her grandfather, Elzis Duncan; grandchildren, Gabby, Piere, Randie, Carson, and Richard; her aunt Martini Henry (Robert); uncles, Glenn, William, Toby Jean, Elliott and Eric Neil Duncan; nieces, Raign and Ranijah Pier, Chole and Paris; nephews, Tyran Pier, Job Charles Pier and Caleb Charles Pier; two special cousins, Darin and Admiral Guidry; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be 9 a.m. Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church with visitation from 8 a.m. until service time. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.