Ms. Colman marries Mr. Simmons in Karen's Wedding, but kept her maiden name. She later gives birth to a daughter named Jane Simmons. She has a sister named Pat Bradley and her brother-in-law is Doug Bradley that lives in Oregon. She has a niece named Caroline who had surprised her just before the wedding.
- In Karen's Swim Meet Karen mentions that Ms. Colman went to high school with Ron Carson, an Olympic swimmer.
- She celebrates Kwanzaa in Karen's Angel.