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Mary Doris Coulter

Mary Doris Coulter

Mary Doris Coulter, 94, of Little Rock died September 24, 2017.

She was born August 11, 1923 in Little Rock to Mary Emma Cheatham Coulter and Boone Tatum Coulter. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1966, a Master of Arts in English Literature in 1973 and a PhD in English Literature in 1982 from George Washington University. She went on to teach in the public schools in the District of Columbia. After she retired from a respected teaching career, she returned to Little Rock. Dr. Coulter traveled extensively throughout Europe and Africa during her retirement.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Jess Ralph Nickols, daughter Margaret Jane Nickols Webb, Jr., and granddaughter Wendy Katherine Nickols Johnson.

She is survived by her grandchildren Michael David Nickols, Matthew Stephen Webb, Sarah Elizabeth Webb Holsapple, Andrew Coulter Webb, and Thomas Edward Webb; daughter-n-law Dr. Stacy Rudnicki; great-grandchildren Emma Nicole Johnson, Webb Curtis Holsapple, Boone Coulter Webb, Maggie Jane Holsapple, Cooper Wells Johnson and Liam Michael Webb. Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home,

Perhaps if Death is kind, and there can be returning,
We will come back to earth some fragrant night,
And take these lanes to find the sea, and bending
Breathe the same honeysuckle, low and white.

We will come down at night to these resounding beaches
And the long gentle thunder of the sea,
Here for a single hour in the wide starlight
We shall be happy, for the dead are free.

-Sara Teasdale

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"Ms. Mary was a delightful person. I loved her dry sense of humor. It was my honor to spend the last several months with her every day. I miss her."
Carol Hopper | Little Rock, AR |

"Our family wanted to express their sincere condolences in this your time of sorrow. We found this verse encouraging during our time of loss. "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God." 2 Corinthians 1:3,4.
At John 5:28,29 Jesus spoke about the hope of the resurrection. You are in our thoughts as well.


Jay River | Liberty, KY |

"And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes,+ and death will be no more,+ neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.+ The former things have passed away. (Revelation 21:4) This prophecy tells us that one day we will see our dead loved ones again in a new world! Please seek Jehovah God to see his promises fulfilled....."
CM | , GA |

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