Obituary – Gwyneth Jane Coleman

Published 1:27 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Gwyneth Jane Coleman, age 86, of Oxford, Mississippi, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Oxford Health and Rehab Center in Oxford, MS. A graveside service will take place at 3:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019 in Sharon Cemetery, rural Wilton, Iowa. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Gwyneth was born in Muscatine, Iowa on January 30, 1933, the daughter of Daniel and Margaret Lucille (Frymoyer) Davies. Gwyneth married Neil Coleman.  After their marriage, they made Oxford, Mississippi their home.  Neil died on July 9, 1994.

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 Gwyneth attended Mt. Vernon High School, graduating with the Class of 1950.  She later attended Cornell College, where she earned her Associate Degree.  She was a Librarian for Oxford Public Library for over twenty-five years.  In her spare time, Gwyneth enjoyed reading and spending time with her cats.

 Gwyneth is survived by one brother, Rod (Margery) Davies of Amana, Iowa, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Iowa; and two nephews, Jim (Debbie) Davies of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Dan (Chris) Davies of Amana.