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Margaret "Kay" Colburn

August 18, 1932 — November 14, 2021

Margaret "Kay" Colburn

Margaret Kathleen Tubb Colburn, 89, was welcomed on November 14th, 2021 into the Lord’s arms and her heavenly home. Kay was born on August 18, 1932, in Hatley, Mississippi to Prentiss Tubb and Mary Isabell Whitehead Tubb, the youngest of 9 children.

Kay attended Hatley Schools, graduating as valedictorian of the Senior Class of 1950. She married William Harvey Colburn in 1951. After Harvey’s discharge from the Army, they returned to Amory and raised three children, Sheila, Diane and Brent. Kay loved her family and devoted her life to them. She was a wonderful Mother and caregiver.

Kay was a member of First Baptist Church and attended the Grace
Sunday School class. She enjoyed studying her Bible and loved to help and care for others. She also enjoyed traveling, going to estate sales, playing board games, watching old movies and listening to big band music. She especially loved spending time with her lady friends known as “The Mighty Five”.

In February 2010, Kay suffered a massive stroke. She has resided at the Meadows Nursing Home in Fulton, Mississippi until her entering Heaven’s gates. The residents and staff became her extended family.

Kay is survived by two daughters, Sheila Colburn Bryant (Terry) Kennesaw, Georgia, Diane Colburn Senter (Jerry) Mooreville, Mississippi, four grandchildren, Matt Chism (Julie) Cedartown, Georgia, Joseph Senter (Kelly) Saltillo, Mississippi, Marla Chesnutt (Mark) Villa Rica, Georgia, Timothy Senter (Megan) Mooreville, Mississippi, nine great grandchildren, two great great granddaughters and her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Harvey Colburn; son, William Brent Colburn; six sisters and two brothers.

A “Celebration of Life” will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. in the Pickle Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy McFatter and Bro. Bobby Howell officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Matt Chism, Joseph Senter, Tim Senter, Andrew Chesnutt, Chance Futurell.

Visitation for Mrs. Colburn will be on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour at 1:00 PM.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Sanctuary Hospice, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

E.E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory

500 3rd Avenue South, Amory, MS 38821

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Celebration of Life Service

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

E.E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory

500 3rd Avenue South, Amory, MS 38821

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