Lydia Sue (Thomas) Colston

Born: Mon., Feb. 15, 1926
Died: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Location: Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
Location: Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

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Lydia Sue Colston age 91, born February 15, 1926 of Whitwell, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017.  Mrs. Colston was a member of the Whitwell Church of God for over 70 years.  She was preceded in death by husband, John Edward Colston; daughters,  Wanda Gee and Velva Holland; son,  Anthony  Colston; parents, Iva and Bee Thomas; siblings, J.B., Ray, Billy, Gene and  Bobby Thomas; Helen Pickett and Doris Gravitt.

Survived by a sister, Dorothy Kilgore; son, Charles (Daryla) Colston; like a daughter, Gina (Robby) Bunch; grandsons, James Gee, Robert Holland,  Shane Colston; granddaughters, Susie King, Cristin Colston; great and great-great grandchildren; the best of nieces and nephews; and countless friends.

Sue loved being on the go; big family gatherings, packing her car to the roof with LB Price Wares, making a sale, tomatoes by the box and shopping.  She loves the Good Lord, her family, this valley and its people.  There will not be another one like her.

Family will receive friends 6-8PM, Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Funeral services will be 2PM, Thursday, December 21, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Bobby Gravitt, Jr. & Teena Gravitt Ellis officiating.  Interment at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper.

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Robert Holland
   Posted Wed December 20, 2017

HOPE AND HONOR CROSS STANDING EASEL was sent by Robert Holland Jr.

Love Robert and Suzanne Holland

April Lynn
   Posted Wed December 20, 2017
I will miss you Aunt Sue. Say hello to Momma!

Debbie Boyd
   Posted Fri December 22, 2017
When I was A young kid my mother was A regular customer of Sue Colston. A big weekend highlight was seeing her And sometimes Anthony drive up In the driveway with he car packed with bedspreads, curtains , rugs And other stuff to shop from.......You will Always be remembered As one of the sweetest ladies I have ever left behind A lot of priceless memories from my childhood. That will be forever cherished.

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