Vernell Myers Coleman Contribution To Arizona's History

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Vernell Myers Coleman contributed to the building of Arizona’s history and foundation. She gave up many of her hours to her community and selflessly helped improve our communities. Becoming a liaison between service organizations and the people of her community provided her people with housing, food, clothing, and education (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). Throughout the 50s she changed how many of us live today and helped better our daily lives On August 28, 1918, Vernell Coleman was born in Henderson, Texas. At a very young age she became involved in the Mount Hebron Baptist Church. This is an important stage of life for her because this was the beginning of her endless hours she dedicated to charity. She spent many years actively participating in church. She became the choir director, Sunday school teacher, and…show more content…
Vernell deiced to move to Phoenix in 1938 to help her sister who was falling very ill (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). In Phoenix she still continued to be very active in church life. She belonged to the First Colored Baptist Church. Once her sister became healthy and graduated from school, Coleman moved back to Texas (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). While in Texas, Vernell married Clifford Coleman in 1946 (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). In three years the newly wedded moved back to Phoenix, Arizona (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). In Vernell Colman’s adult life she had four children that kept her busy and had to support for. She was reunited with the First Colored Baptist

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