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Mamie Ruth Creech Colwell
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Birth: May 23, 1929
Mason County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2012
Uvalde County
Texas, USA

Mamie Ruth (Creech) Colwell was born on May 23, 1929 in Mason County to Willie (Davis) Creech and Andrew Creech. She married Milburn Colwell on January 28, 1946 in Barksdale. After being a stay-at-home mother until her two sons were raised, she began a 19-year career with the United States Department of Agriculture Commodity Program, which later became the food stamp program. She worked with people from Camp Wood, Barksdale, Rocksprings and Leakey communities. She touched many lives with her care and concern. She enjoyed cooking and won trophies for her apple pies. She also enjoyed gardening and visiting with her many relatives and friends in the Canyon. She is survived by two sons, Lawrence L. Colwell and wife, Sharon, of Uvalde and Warren M. Colwell and wife, Thelma, of San Antonio; nine grandchildren, Daniel Colwell and wife, Shannon, of Uvalde, Kellie Ruth Roach and husband, Tom, of Floresville, Delrick Colwell of San Antonio, Shanna Shay Colwell of San Antonio, Kristin Koenig-Knifton and husband, Matt, of Austin, Kathryn Koenig-Brewer and husband, Russell, of Palo Alto, Calif., John Koenig and wife, Wendy, of Boerne, Kara Koenig-Kammerer and husband, Patrick, of College Station and Jake Koenig of San Marcos; 18 great-grandchildren, Brian Colwell, Brittany Colwell, Linden Colwell, Garrison Colwell, Makenzie Colwell, Sam Roach, Elizabeth Roach, Kate Koenig-Knifton, Sophie Koenig-Knifton, Leah Koenig-Brewer, Zac Koenig and wife, Sarah, Anna Koenig, Amy Koenig, Adeline Koenig, Abigail Koenig, Sam Koenig, Johnathan Koenig-Kammerer and Jessica Koenig-Kammerer; one sister, Billie Jean Pate; sisters- and brothers-in-law Jo Ann Creech of Uvalde, Clovis Colwell of Camp Wood, Glenis Pannell of Barksdale, and Jackie and Janis Edwards of Camp Wood; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years; parents; four sisters, Vera Bennitt, Nomie Ives, Louise Griffin and Flora May Bracewell; and two brothers, Arthur Creech and Charlie Creech.
Family links: 
  Charles Andrew Creech (1888 - 1971)
  Willie L Creech (1891 - 1970)
  Lawrence Milburn Colwell (1926 - 2007)
Barksdale Cemetery
Edwards County
Texas, USA
Created by: John Baumer
Record added: Nov 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100466221
Mamie Ruth <i>Creech</i> Colwell
Added by: John Baumer
Mamie Ruth <i>Creech</i> Colwell
Added by: John Baumer
Mamie Ruth <i>Creech</i> Colwell
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