|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1873|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1954|
Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie Colvin, former resident of Winnfield for many years, were held in Ruston Saturday at 2 p.m.
Mrs. Colvin, 81, was the widow of the late Jim Colvin, who was a former Sheriff of Lincoln Parish and later co-owner of the Colvin Hotel, forerunner of the Winnfield Hotel here. She died Friday in a Monroe hospital after a long illness.
Funeral services were held in a Ruston funeral home conducted by her great nephew, Rev. Patrick, of Baton Rouge. Burial was in Ruston [Greenwood] Cemetery.
Survivors are two sons, Lamar Colvin, an attorney at Mansfield, and Justin Colvin, co-owner of a grocery firm in Winnsboro; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Farmer of California; one brother, John Henry of Simsboro; one half-sister, Mrs. Blanchard; and a sister, Mrs. Raymond Heard of Ruston; and a host of other relatives and friends in Winn Parish.
Attending the funeral from here were Mrs. Colvin's sisters-in-law, Mrs. Annabelle Dickerson and Mrs. A. T. Drewett, Sr., and her brother-in-law, T. H. Colvin and son, David Payne, of Alexandria.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, February 18, 1954
James Malcom Colvin (1872 - 1932)*
Lois Colvin Texada (1897 - 1926)*
Juston Henry Colvin (1905 - 1988)*
Plot: Section V, Plot 9
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jun 01, 2010
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