Betty Jo Coleman, 88 - Travelers Rest

Betty Jo Babb Coleman, 88, of Travelers Rest, wife of the late Alton Kenneth “Ken” Coleman, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Born in Spartanburg County, she was the daughter of the late William Doc and Annie M. Bowers Babb. She retired from Summit Drive Elementary School and formerly attended Faith Temple and Park Place Church of God.

She is survived by her son: Terry Phillip Coleman; her daughter: Sherri Coleman Merck (Ed); four sisters: Pat Penland (John), Nancy Penland (Guy), Sue DuBose, Linda Campbell; a brother: Steve Babb; two grandchildren: Ashley N. Jones (Jeremy), and Corey P. Merck.

Along with her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by: two sisters: Elizabeth McAdams, Cleo Phillips; and a brother: James Babb.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 13, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Faith Temple.

A graveside service will be Friday afternoon at 2:00pm in Faith Temple Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to one’s choice, Faith Temple 5080 Sandy Flat Road Taylors, SC 29687 or to Alzheimer’s foundation of America 322 Eight Avenue, 16th Floor New York, NY 10001.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements.