Opha Hubbard Colbert, 100 went to
be with the Lord on Thursday, October
Born in the community of WheelingIndiana, she was married to the late Edward
D. Colbert for sixty-three years.
A long time resident of Princeton,
Indiana, she was a charter member of the
congregation that is now known as BethelMemorialChurch.
She was employed by the North Gibson School Corporation for over twenty years
in cafeteria/food service. She loved cooking, sewing and especially quilts.
She is survived by her three children; Jim Colbert (Mary) of Nashville,
Tennessee; Linda Colbert Garrett (Gene) of Birmingham,
Alabama; and John Colbert (Carol) of Kokomo,
Indiana. She was blessed with nine
grandchildren; David Colbert(Connie); Michael Colbert(Janice); James Colbert; Malinda Colbert-Mancuso (Michael); Jane Garrett-Mitchell
(Jack); Janis Colbert-Luke (Michael); John E. Colbert(Marcia); Diana
Colbert-Meador (Randy); Lori Mason; 21 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great
grandchildren; and her sister May Pearl Hubbard-Crawford of Evansville.
She was preceded in death by parents; husband; 3 brothers and 3 sisters,
including a twin.
Funeral services will be held at
on Sunday, October 23, 2011
at BethelMemorialChurch in Princeton,
Reverend Kevin Wilson officiating. Burial will be at MapleHillCemetery
Visitation will be from on Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton
and from until service time on
Sunday at the church.