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Ernestine McGriff Shields Colbert
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1943
Atoka County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 2007
Atoka County
Oklahoma, USA

Ernestine (McGriff Shields) Colbert, age 64, a lifelong Atoka area resident, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at her residence in Atoka, Oklahoma.

She was 64 yrs - 4 months - and 17 days old

Ernestine was born at Atoka, Oklahoma February 9, 1943 to Israel "Hickio" Shields and Blanche McGriff.

MARRIED: C. W. Colbert in 1966 at Sherman, Texas

OCCUPATION: She worked as a cook for many area restaurants and for the Atoka Colonial Manor.

EDUCATION: Ernestine attended schools at Stringtown and Atoka.

CHURCH AFFILIATION: She was of the Protestant faith.

Ernestine loved gardening and being with her family.

HUSBAND: C.W. Colbert of the home in Atoka, OK.

Lisa Colbert of Ft. Worth, Texas
LaToya Colbert of Oklahoma City, Okla.
LaTisa Colbert of Houston, Texas
Johnnie Colbert of Atoka, OKla.
Tanya Colbert of Atoka, OKla.
Devon, Demarcus and Dejaneigh of Atoka, Okla.
Cherry Greenwood and husband Heath of Japan
Keniesha, Demetres and Cadeshia of Japan

Orlan Hill Jr. of Dallas, Texas
Carolyn Colbert of Dallas, Texas
Dianna Colbert Savalla of Houston, Texas
Pam Colbert of California
Cassandra Colbert of California
Clow Wesley Jr. of California

SISTER: Jewell Shields of Oklahoma City, Ok

BROTHER: Julius Shields of Oklahoma City, Ok

FOSTER BROTHER: Alfonzo Taylor of Killeen, Texas

Edna Hill of Atoka, Okla
Mary Ann Pierce of Brentwood, California

UNCLE: Henry McGriff of Okmulgee, Okla

AUNT: Pearl Watkins of Oklahoma City, Okla

SPECIAL NEPHEW: McKinley Cheadle of Atoka, Ok

SPECIAL FRIEND: Cleavester "Stormy" Harris of Atoka, OK.

18 grandchildren

PARENTS: Israel Shields and Blanche McGriff
CHILDREN: Tyrone Shields and Erica Elaine Colbert
BROTHER: Johnnie Shields

DATE OF SERVICE: Saturday June 30, 2007 at 10:00am
PLACE OF SERVICE: Brown's Funeral Chapel~Atoka, OK.

INTERMENT: Green Hill Cemetery~Atoka, Okla.

OFFICIATING: Bro. Willard Harrison
ASSISTING: Pastor Seaborn Carter

CASKETBEARERS: Johnnie Colbert, Franklin Shatto, Orlan Hill Jr. - Jeremy Jim, Donald Watkins and the McGriff boys.

HONORARY CASKETBEARERS: Cleavester Harris, Don Freeman, Charlie Coulter, Clayton, Black

FLOWERBEARERS: Teresa Pernell, Vivian Jackson, Tosha Crawford, Andrea Pernell

HONORARY FLOWERBEARERS: Ernestine Alexander, JoAnn Frazier, Granella Scott, Evelyn Vinson, Sandra Hill

FAMILY NIGHT IS FRIDAY JUNE 29, 2007 6:00-8:00pm 
Green Hill Cemetery
Atoka County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Susie~In Loving Memory~
Record added: Jun 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20178647
Ernestine McGriff <i>Shields</i> Colbert
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Ernestine McGriff <i>Shields</i> Colbert
Added by: Susie~In Loving Memory~
Ernestine McGriff <i>Shields</i> Colbert
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