Friday, August 17th, 2012
Esta Mae Colwell
Esta Mae Colwell, 92, Mendon, died Aug. 16, 2012, at her daughter's residence.
She was born Oct. 3, 1919, in Yerkes, Ky., to Sam and Para Lee Caldwell Colwell. On Sept. 25, 1936, she married Hershel Colwell, who died May 22, 1997.
Surviving are two sons, Clayton (Pat) Colwell, Viper, Ky., and Kenneth (Sherrillene) Colwell, Corpus Christi, Texas; a daughter, Glenda High, Mendon; two brothers, Lowell Colwell, St. Marys, and Everett (Betty) Colwell, Decatur, Ind.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are two sisters, Nellie McIntyre and Nora Harris; five brothers, Elige, Herman, Curtis, French and James Colwell; a son-in-law, Ray High; and a great-grandson.
She was a homemaker and a member of New Start Church of God, Celina.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. John Mobley officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Sunday and noon-1 p.m. Monday at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon.
Memorials may be given to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.