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 Jessie <I>Henry</I> Colvin

Jessie Henry Colvin

Birth
Hico, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 12 Feb 1954 (aged 80)
Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Section V, Plot 9
Memorial ID 53104431 · View Source
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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


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  • Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 1 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53104431
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jessie Henry Colvin (25 Sep 1873–12 Feb 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53104431, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Ron Manley (contributor 46788603) .