Obituary for Vivian Jones Coltrane

IRMO, SC – Vivian Jones Coltrane, 81, passed away on February 14, 2021. A graveside service will be held Noon on Monday, February 22, 2021 in Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

Vivian was born April 9, 1939 in Pulaski, VA to Thomas Howard and Anna Cregger Jones. She will be remembered as an accomplished artist and doll maker that won several SC State Fair Blue Ribbons. Vivian was employed by Kroger for over 20 years and loved birds and bunny rabbits. Most importantly, she was a loving mother, Meemaw and a dedicated military officer’s wife.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Major David R. Coltrane (U.S. Army Ret.); and her siblings, Peggy Pampley, Charles Jones, Thomas Jones, Jr. and Bobby Jones. Survivors include her children, Kim Grantham (Mike), David Coltrane, Jr., Gaye Coltrane (David Lucke), Cathy Ellington (Al), Tina Pushic (Eric); four grandchildren, Elaine Miller, Annie Mangum, Michael Mangum, Crystal Lucke (Rich Casselman); two great-grandchildren; Ian Miller, and Lilly Casselman; a brother, Kenneth Jones (Mary);  a sister-in-law, Linda Aikman; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

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Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, is assisting the family. Memories may be shared at