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Betty Jane (White) Coleman Hanson

September 26, 1937 ~ April 5, 2020 (age 82)




Betty Jane White Coleman Hanson, 82, of McRae, died Sunday, April 5, following a lengthy illness.  A private graveside service will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, April 9, at Zion Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.  Ms. Hanson’s nephew, Rev. William Henry “Billy” Coleman, and Rev. Darren Talley will officiate.  Livestream will be available at and on Facebook via Vaughn Funeral Home and Southside Baptist Church.


The daughter of the late Julian and Jessie Louise Caldwell White, she was a member of Southside Baptist Church.  Ms. Hanson was a former seamstress at Roydon Wear, a salesperson at Allied Department Store and B.C. Moore’s and a bus driver and custodian for Telfair County Headstart.  She was preceded in death by daughters, Melbra Mickel and Cathy Coleman; granddaughter, Miranda “Hope” Mickel; and brothers, Ferrell White and Gene White.

Survivors include her daughters, Paulette Coleman (Terry) Brown of Lumber City and Melanie Coleman (Robert) Dover of Dublin; brothers and sisters, Ann Combs of Conyers; Frances Spires of Sandersville; Jerrell White of Gresston; and Ronnie White of McRae; and grandchildren, Amy Michelle Jones, Gina Alys Dover, Hal Joseph Mickel, Jessy Cole Dover, Joshua Daniel Coleman and Sarah Beth Cooper.  Nine great-grandchildren and fourteen nieces and nephews also survive.

As health safety remains a major concern, we encourage everyone to visit and sign our online guestbook as there will not be a traditional register book.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund (, 11921 Rockville Pike, Ste 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

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Graveside Service
April 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Zion Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
6931 McRae Hwy (Hwy 341)
Helena, GA 31037


American Kidney Fund
11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 GA 20852
Tel: 1-800-638-8299

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