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Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

Evelyn Colbert

Sunday, October 8, 2006

CHAFFEE - Evelyn June Colbert, 77, died Oct. 5, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Born June 11, 1929, at Sturdivant, daughter of the late Home and Grace Harrington Watkins, she was a homemaker and a member of Kinder Chapel General Baptist Church at Kinder.

On July 2, 1946, at Corning, Ark., she married John W. Colbert who preceded her in death on March 16, 1992.

Two sons, John Colbert and Wilburn Colbert, and a brother, J.R. Divenny, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: three sons, Dave Colbert of Matthews and Charlie Colbert and Roy Colbert of Puxico; five daughters, Patricia Colbert and Sue Colbert of Chaffee, Shirley Barker of Florissant, Carolynn Bonee of Reegan, Tenn., and Mary Leutert of Qulin; one brother, Bill Divenny of St. Louis; three sisters, Ruth Fisher of Washington and Mary Bashears and Joy Taylor of St. Louis; and 28 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance with the Rev. Robert Lafferty officiating.

Burial will follow in Brush Creek Cemetery near Arab.