DE LEON Graveside services for James Braden Coleman, 83, of De Leon, will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, May 21, at De Leon Cemetery with Jackie Auvenshine officiating. Arrangements are under direction of Nowlin Funeral Home.

He died May 17, 2007, at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth.

He was born July 12, 1923, in Corsicana, to James Elsworth Coleman and Nettie Speer Coleman.

Survivors include a son, Halsey Elsworth Coleman of Weatherford, a daughter, Jimmie Evelyn Alvarado of Adkins; his wife of 36 years, Evelyn Coleman of De Leon; a niece; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous other step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Gloria Clayton and Juanita Coleman.