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Wanda Kay Goff Coleman

October 7, 1948 - August 7, 2022

Wanda Kay Goff Coleman, 73, of Coleman Falls, died August 7, 2022. She was the loving wife of Michael Wayne Coleman for 45 years.

Born October 7, 1948, in Lynchburg, she was the daughter of the late Lulie Monroe Goff and Sarah Katherine Duff Goff.

Wanda was a sweet and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She also cared deeply for her patients who she worked with as a CNA. She treated everyone like they were family and never met a stranger.

In addition to her husband, Wanda is survived by her children, Lori Coleman of Coleman Falls, VA, Teresa “Rita” Thomas (Jake) of Forest, VA, Rick Stone (Barbara) Leesburg, FL and Michael Stone of Lynchburg, ; grandchildren, Juanita Mitchen, Cassandra “Cassie” Mitchen (DJ), Robert “Robbie” Stone; great-grandchildren, Katelin Miller, Leland Miller, Stevie Martin, Ari-Anna Jones, Malek Jones; brother, Phillip Goff (Deborah) of Madison Heights, ; brother-in-law, Bobby Coleman (Tina) of Big Island,  sister-in-law, Pat Bryant of Big Island, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Mary-Jane Coleman; brother-in-law, David “Cricket” Coleman; brother, Lewis Goff.

A celebration of Wanda’s life will be held in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 with Pastor Steve Reaves officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at or by phone (800) 805-5856.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Wanda was such a beautiful soul. She will be missed by everyone. So sorry for your loss.

Posted by Emory & Darlene Taylor on August 11, 2022

We just can't believe it. Aunt Wanda was such a beautiful soul. Our Prayers are with the family. Rest in Peace.

Posted by Tom and Tracie Costello on August 9, 2022

My condolences to Wanda’s family. I’ve known Wanda and Phillip since childhood. We shared cousins ( the Thomas’) and she felt like a cousin to me. Now she is with the Great Physician. Hod bless.

Posted by Laura Sligh on August 8, 2022

I am so very sorry for your loss. Wanda was a special lady. She was kind and caring and treated everyone like family. She and Mike opened their hearts and home to anyone in need. She was truly one of a kind and will be missed by many. She impacted more lives than she would ever know. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest in Peace Wanda.

Posted by Tammy on August 8, 2022

Wanda and I had daughters one day apart in 1978. Our rooms were exactly across the hall from each other. Our daughters grew up sharing a lot of the same family members and remain as close as sisters this very day. I know we will see that beautiful smile again when we see her in heaven. My prayers & love go out to the friends and family of Wanda as there is a hole in each of our hearts. Margie Long

Posted by Margie Long on August 8, 2022

She was such a loving beautiful soul that always welcomed me and my daughter into her heart and home with loving open arms. I am forever grateful to be your daughters friend, you were and always will be one of the best mothers in the world... To the moon and back ✨️ 💕

Posted by Kelly Wilson on August 7, 2022

I will FOREVER be thankful for the moments we shared as you helped me dress before walking down the aisle to meet my sweet husband that loves you almost as much as I do. Aunt Wanda I’ll always cherish the impact you made in my life and will always remember the smallest moments that have always meant so much! I love you and I’ll miss you more than some will understand. Go rest high on that mountain- we’ve got it from here 💜

Posted by Brittany Smith on August 7, 2022

Wanda you always wanted to be a good Christian. Well, you were. You were sweet, kind, generous, loving, patient, loyal, dependable, a great friend and cousin, quick witted, friendly and you were so loved. I will miss you but not as much as your broken hearted Husband, children, brother, grands & great-grands and so many other family members and friends. We love you!! We'll meet in Heaven. Nancy Campbell

Posted by Nancy Campbell on August 7, 2022

I worked with Wanda for many years. She was a very nice person. Hold on to your memories. May God bless you all.

Posted by Jackie Robinson - Miller on August 7, 2022

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