Coles, Susan E.

May 16, 1951 - October 18, 2020

Susan Pratt Coles, age 69, of Atascocita/Kingwood passed away on Sunday, October 18th, 2020.

Private funeral services will be held at Darst Funeral Home.

Susan was born on May 16, 1951 in Geneva, NY the daughter of the late Leon and Jacqueline Pratt.  She graduated from Nazareth College and later from Stephen F. Austin State University.  She started her teaching career at St. Patrick’s Elementary in Seneca Falls, New York and worked as an elementary school teacher in Texas and New York for 38 years.  She retired in 2013.  Susan was inducted into the Mu Pi Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gama International Society for Key Women Educators in 2019.

She is survived by her children Matthew (Darla) Coles of Baltimore, Maryland, Ryan Coles of Cascade Locks, Oregon and Whitney (Lance) Coles Gordon of Katy, Texas; brother David (Vicki) Pratt of Geneva, New York; grandchildren Cassie, Nolan and Abigail; nephew Michael “M.J.”(Diane) Calabrese of Pittsford, New York; nieces Lindsay (Frank) Calabrese Mikloucich of Wilmington, North Carolina, Caitlin (James) Pratt Krueger of Geneva, New York, and Chelsea Pratt of Geneva, New York.

To her grandchildren, she was known as Goma.  To her children, she was Mom.  To her beloved friends, she was Susan.

Special thanks to Susan’s nursing staff at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and all her family and friends that supported the family through this difficult time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Caney ISD Education Foundation (



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Service Information

Services for Susan Coles will be held here at Darst Funeral Home on Friday, October 23rd. Visitation times are from 10 am to 11 am for immediate family, and 11 am to 12 pm for the public. The service will commence at 12 pm, and at this time the casket will be closed.

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5 replies on “Coles, Susan E.”

Mary Rose Cass says:

I am so very sorry to hear of Susan’s passing. She was a wonderful, kind and generous friend. Prayers and love to all her family. Her laughter and light in this world will be missed. God rest your sweet soul.

sylvia torres says:

my dear friend..I can’t express the words how i took my son Matthew under your wings and helped him and so many other childrens. You were the star in there eyes…My dear friend. Now you have your high!!!!

Martha and Tim stanley says:

I know your sweet. Mom will be missed, that never goes away., but she is in heaven watching over you and everyone. Please rest knowing she is loved there and here . Prayers to your family
Love , Tim and Martha stanley

Carrie Keith says:

Susan was much loved by all her friends and family. I will miss not hearing her joyous laugh. Love and prayers to the family

Leron Green says:

My dear friend Matt, please allow me to express my deepest sympathy and prayers for you, Ryan, and Whitney. I wasn’t immediately aware of your mom’s passing. Therefore, please know that I’m praying for you all and if you need me I’m here!

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