Sherlene Coles

July 30, 1954 ~ April 7, 2020 (age 65)


Sherlene Coles, 65, went home to be with the Lord on April 7, 2020. Sherlene was born July 30, 1954 in Columbus Ohio to the late George Cunningham and Elnora (Gardner) Cunningham. Sherlene attended South High School, and enjoyed cooking, coloring, and spending time with family. Sherlene was a dedicated mother, and loved by so many. She will always be remembered by her charismatic smile, bold personality, and wonderful sense of humor. Sherlene is preceded in death by her brother Gregory A. Cunningham. Sherlene leaves behind to cherish her memory, her Daughter, Karman M. (Coles) Drake; son, Kynan N. Cunningham (Lorie); son-in-law, Mike ‘Player’ Drake; former husband of 43 years and father of her children, Richard Coles; brothers, Thomas Cunningham, Columbus, Ohio (Gloria), George R. Cunningham, Columbus, Ohio, Jeffrey L. Cunningham Jacksonville, FL (Angie); sister, Wanda L. Hairston Columbus, Ohio (Major); special friend, Karen Reddick; 13 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and so many special friends and family. Sherlene Coles touched so many people’s hearts; our lives are so much better because of it.

When you touch someone’s life – It is a privilege.
When you touch someone’s heart – it is a blessing.
When you touch someone’s mind – it is an honor.
When you touch someone’s soul – it is a triumph
When you touch someone’s spirit – it is a miracle

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