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Connie Colwell

Connie Colwell (Knighton)

Sunday, October 9th, 1927 - Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Obituary

Fort Valley, GA – Connie (Knighton) Colwell, 92, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Church Home for The Aged. A visitation for family and friends will be Saturday, March 7, 2020 beginning at 12:00 pm at Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel & Crematory. Funeral services celebrating her life will be Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel with interment following at Oak Hill Cemetery at 3:00 pm in Talbotton, GA.
Connie was born on October 9, 1927 in Lumpkin, GA to the late William Alexander and Carrie Cornilla (Banks) Knighton. She was the Salutatorian of her high school graduating class. Connie went on to attend Columbus College of fine arts. She was a former member of Talbotton Baptist Church in Talbotton, GA and Philadelphia Baptist Church in Phenix City, AL, where she was a Sunday school teacher and an active member of the Son Shiners Sunday School Class. Connie loved the Lord and served him faithfully until the end. In addition to her parents, Connie was preceded in death by her son, Richard Haywood Colwell, Jr.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters: Melanie E. Moss (Edwin Bruce) of Phenix City, AL, Patsy Lee Malone (Tommy) of Perry, GA and Weita C. Cunningham of Perry, GA; 3 grandchildren: Thad, Dawn and Allan; 7 great-grandchildren.
With honor, Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel and Crematory
    Address
    2932 Hwy. 41 N
    Fort Valley, GA 31030
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel and Crematory
    Address
    2932 Hwy. 41 N
    Fort Valley, GA 31030
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Jay Lauritsen
  • Interment

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Talbotton, Georgia 31827
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Susan Dodds

Posted at 01:30pm
Prayers for all the family, Weida I am so sorry for your loss , wish I could be there love ya. Susan Dodds
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The Slyder Family

Posted at 01:47pm
With deepest sympathy,
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