Dolores Ann Colson, 82, of St. Marys, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Senior Care Center in St. Marys, Georgia.
Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Ms. Colson was a lifelong resident of Camden County. After graduating from business school, she worked in banking and customer service. Ms. Colson will be remembered most for her gift of poetry, her huge smile and the poignant words that she so lovingly shared with others. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Edmund and Natalie Colson; her sister, Lavern Kerry; and her beloved granddaughter Misti Miller Schneider.
Ms. Colson is survived by her daughter, Kay A. (John) Miller of St. Marys; her son Chris (Lisa) Wainwright of St. Augustine; her sisters, Dawn (Walter) Merck of Kingsland; Gloria Davis of Brunswick; and LeJuana (Woody) Bruce of Kingsland; three grandchildren, John Burton “Burt” Miller Jr.; Michael Wainwright, and Joshua Wainwright; and great-grandchildren, Ally and Anna Schneider and John Burton “Tres” Miller, III; plus several nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be held privately for the family. Funeral services will be held at 11: 00 a.m. on Friday, March 26, 2010 at the Kingsland First United Methodist Church in the chapel with Pastor Rick Douylliez officiating. A private burial will be held at Oakwell Cemetery in Kingsland.
March 20, 1928 – March 24, 2010