On Sunday, July 17, 2022, Cara Marie Coleman, age 14, of Phenix City, Alabama, was called home to be with the Lord.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. EST Friday, July 22, for a remembrance of Cara’s life at Vance Brooks Funeral Home in Phenix City, Alabama.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. EST on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at the funeral home, with Rev. David Bradshaw officiating, followed by a graveside service and interment at Lakeview Memory Gardens in Phenix City.

Cara was born in Austin, Texas, the daughter of John D. Coleman and Laura E. Coleman. Even though Cara’s life was short, she left an impact on every life she touched. She loved her family, friends and fellow students at Smiths Station Junior High School. Cara excelled academically and was an “A” Honor Roll Student. She also loved the arts and demonstrated her talent through drawing and music. Cara was a member of the school band where she played trumpet, xylophone and piano. She enjoyed going to the beach, swimming and loved her video games. In addition to her family, Cara loved her cat, Jasmine.

In addition to her parents, Cara is survived by her sisters Kaylan Hart, Caylee and Chloe Coleman of Phenix City, Alabama and cousin Ryan Coleman of Austin, Texas.

She is also survived by great aunt Joan Bryant of Lanett, Alabama, grandparents Hal and Karola Alley of Lawton, Oklahoma, and Debbie Alley of Phenix City, uncle and aunt Scott Coleman and Brandi Chionsini of Austin, cousins David Coleman, Dylan Guy and Maddie Guy of Austin.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to The Power of Will foundation supporting patients and families facing sarcoma, at .


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