Mar 25, 2014 3:54 PM by Chelsey Taylor
Today, Nedia Coleman celebrated her 104th birthday with family and friends at Camelot Place in Rayne. She was born on March 25, 1910, to Agetha and Simonette LeBlanc in Roberts Cove. She was the oldest of four children.
Coleman married Samuel Hoffpauir and had three daughters: Ruby, Bertha and Betty. After the flood of 1940, they moved from Roberts Cove to Crowley, where they opened a grocery store. Samuel died in 1944. Coleman later married Louis Coleman who had three children: Monroe, Leroy, and Clara.
Nedia Coleman has 5 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.
She's been a member of the Church of Christ her entire life.
Mrs. Nedia has been a resident of Camelot Place since 2006.