Gathel Colbert (12-14-09) services 12-18-09


Gathel Colbert

Gathel Colbert, 88, of Savannah, died Monday, Dec. 14, in Savannah.

She was born in Chester County, Tenn. She was united in marriage to Leon Colbert, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Colbert was retired owner of Savannah Shoe Store. She was a member of Savannah Church of Christ.

Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m., at Savannah Church of Christ in Savannah, with Chris Hunt, David Baker, Howard Rogers, John Dodd, Kyle Crews officiating. Burial will follow in the Lebanon Cemetery at Saltillo.

She is survived by two sons, Gerald Colbert of Savannah and Donnie Colbert of Memphis; two daughters, Linda Hunt of Savannah and Regina Crews of St. Louis, Mo.; eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; three sisters, Flossie Barker and Louise Artis, both of Huntsville, Ala. and Virginia Baggett of Dyersburg, Tenn.

Mrs. Colbert was also preceded in death by her mother, Ella Elizabeth Lee Shelton.

Memorial donations can be made to Savannah Church of Christ Youth Group or Freed-Hardeman University.

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