OBITUARY

Barbara Tolbert Colwell

December 29, 1934July 31, 2018
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Barbara Tolbert Colwell was born to Luther Calvin Tolbert and Odessa Seagraves Tolbert December 29, 1934. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Cecil C. Colwell, her parents Luther and Odessa Tolbert, and Vonner Tolbert. She was also preceded by her brothers, Hubert Tolbert, Luther Calvin Tolbert, Jr., Bobby Ray Tolbert, and her sister Helen Tolbert Ward.

Barbara is survived by her son, David James Colwell and his wife Rebecca Schmidt Colwell, and her daughter Susan Elena Willetts and her husband Dale Willetts. She has three grandchildren, Chuck Willetts, Jessica Willetts and Sydney Lee Colwell. Barbara has four great grandchildren, Caleb Willetts, Emma Willetts, Rose Daugherty, and Clare Daugherty.

Barbara is survived by one brother, Calvin Tolbert and sisters, Brenda Langford, Eula May Neese, Betty Sue Tolbert, Carolyn Rohme and Pat Ginn.

Barbara was a homemaker and dedicated her life to taking care of her family. She volunteered as a cub scout den leader with her son’s troop. She enjoyed working in the yard and planting flowers. She loved spoiling her grandchildren and spending time with them. Barbara was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church.

Her family would like to say a special thank you to the Davis Community (Walker Taylor House) for all of the care, love and compassion they have shown her.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Chapter. Please send online condolences to the family at www.whitefuneralservicesupply.com. White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, August 4, 2018
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Biography

Barbara Tolbert Colwell was born to Luther Calvin Tolbert and Odessa Seagraves Tolbert December 29, 1934. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Cecil C. Colwell, her parents Luther and Odessa Tolbert, and Vonner Tolbert. She was also preceded by her brothers, Hubert Tolbert, Luther Calvin Tolbert, Jr., Bobby Ray Tolbert, and her sister Helen Tolbert Ward.

Barbara is survived by her son, David James Colwell and his wife Rebecca Schmidt Colwell, and her daughter Susan Elena Willetts and her husband Dale Willetts. She has three grandchildren, Chuck Willetts, Jessica Willetts and Sydney Lee Colwell. Barbara has four great grandchildren, Caleb Willetts, Emma Willetts, Rose Daugherty, and Clare Daugherty.

Barbara is survived by one brother, Calvin Tolbert and sisters, Brenda Langford, Eula May Neese, Betty Sue Tolbert, Carolyn Rohme and Pat Ginn.

Barbara was a homemaker and dedicated her life to taking care of her family. She volunteered as a cub scout den leader with her son’s troop. She enjoyed working in the yard and planting flowers. She loved spoiling her grandchildren and spending time with them. Barbara was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church.

Her family would like to say a special thank you to the Davis Community (Walker Taylor House) for all of the care, love and compassion they have shown her.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Chapter.