Esta Mae Colwell, 92

Esta Mae Colwell, 92, of Mendon, died on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at her daughter’s residence.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1919, in Yerkes, Ky., to Sam and Para Lee (Caldwell) Colwell, and they preceded her in death.

On Sept. 25, 1936, she married Hershel Colwell, and he preceded her in death on May 22, 1997.

She is survived by two sons, Clayton (Pat) Colwell of Viper, Ky., and Kenneth (Sherrillene) Colwell of Corpus Christi, Texas; a daughter, Glenda High of Mendon; two brothers; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters; five brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at New Start Church of God in Celina, with the Rev. John Mobley officiating. Burial will be held in Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sate of the Heart Hospice.

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Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick & Sons - Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon.