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Monday, November 6th, 2006
Francine Colwell
Francine Colwell, 69, 709 Magnolia St., St. Marys, died at 2:35 a.m. Nov. 5, 2006, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys, following an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 9, 1937, in Pineville, Ky., to John and Myrtle Partin Martin. On Sept. 29, 1956, she married Lowell Colwell, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Belinda (Eric) Stoner, Cincinnati, Teresa Rowen, St. Marys, and Regina, Columbus; three brothers, Dillard Martin, Dayton, Huston Martin, Portsmouth, Va., and Carl Martin, Arlington, Texas; a sister, Jeannette Eldridge, St. Marys; and four granddaughters.
Deceased are two brothers, Garrett and Bill Ed Martin.
She was a homemaker and did babysitting in her home. She was a graduate of Bell County High School, Ky., and a member of American Legion Post 323 Ladies Auxiliary and Samaria Missionary Baptist Church, both of St. Marys.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Jack Burns officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the Auglaize County unit of the American Cancer Fund.