Official Obituary of

Reatha Mae Coles

December 3, 1927 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Reatha Coles Obituary

Funeral service for 96 year old  Ms. Reatha Mae Coles who went to be with her Lord. February 14, 2024 at her residence in Clarksville, TX will be Monday, February 19, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. at Martin Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Clarksville, TX with Dr. L.E.  Cole eulogist. Interment will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, Clarksville, TX Under the direction of Citizens Funeral Home, 500 E. Church Street, Clarksville, TX. 

Viewing will be Sunday, February 18, 2024 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Citizens Funeral Home chapel. 

Masks are recommended

Reatha Rose Coles started her expedition on December 3, 1927, in Acworth, TX. Her conductors were her parents (Ed and Estella Rose) who preceded her in voyage to the great Devine. As the early part of her walk began in Acworth, TX, she became a faithful member of the Mount Olive Baptist Church and received her education in Acworth. On her Christian journey, she later united with the Martin Shiloh Baptist Church, under the shepherd-ship of her son, Bishop L.E. Coles.

​She navigated from Miss to Mrs when she married (Lee Marion Coles) with whom her union will be renewed in eternal bliss. In their years of marriage, their adventures included the birth of four children, Lee Coles, Charles Cole, Cynthia Cole, and Ray Cole, all of Clarksville, TX. 

​Along the way, Reatha was employed and retired from Clarksville Independent School District. She loved God, family, and lived a long and prosperous life. After 96 years of visiting her earthly home, Reatha took wings to heaven February, 14, 2024, as she reaches her final destination, her grandson, Charles Cole Jr., her brothers and sisters, Eddie V. Rose, Willa Lee Tarrant, Noble Rose, and Algie Rose, and three precious daughter-in-laws, Ella Cole, Mary Cole, and Shirley Cole, are there to escort her into the presence of her Lord and Savior. As she has left this strange land behind, those on board to cherish her memory are…

Daughter: Cynthia Cole of Clarksville, TX

Sons: Lee Coles (Annette), Charles Cole (Lela), 

and Ray Coles all of Clarksville, TX 

Sister: Ida McPeters of Clarksville, TX

Grandchildren: Tim Titus (Carolyn), Tabatha Cole, 

Melanie Cole, Letitia Cole, Kizzy Williams,

Keatha Carter (Bryan), Brandon Cole (Janine), 

Kanisha Cole (Teddy), Temeshia Paige (Courtney),

and Zedrick Paige.

Thirty-Five Great Grandchildren 

and Four Great-Great Grandchildren

One Surviving Uncle: Ivory Polk of Fort Worth, TX

A host of extended family and friends.

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February 18, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Funeral Service
February 19, 2024

1:00 PM


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