Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Veteran's Day - 2015

Mozell Ball
World War II
Son of Alex Ball and Adla Jackson
Husband of Lue Dora Coleman
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Williams

How does Mozell Ball connect to my family tree?
Lue Dora Coleman, Mozell's wife, was the daughter of Smylie Coleman and Joanna Benson.
Smylie Coleman was the son of Henry Coleman and Eudora "Dora" Markham.
Eudora Markham Coleman and my grandmother, Alice Markham Marshall, were sisters.

Find a Grave - Mozell's Headstone

Photograph courtesy of Cory Broadnax
Private Collection of Jurlean Coleman Thomas


  1. I love Mozell's Army photo! I have one Coleman. Antionette Coleman Sellers Haynes. Thank you for your Service Mozell!

  2. I'm glad he made it home and lived a long life.