AMORY – John Edward Colburn, 75, died on Friday, May 24, 2013, in Okolona. Born Aug. 10, 1937, in Okolona, he was a son of John Lee and Annie Mae Whitt Colburn. Before his retirement, he was self employed and he was a Baptist.
Graveside Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Masonic Cemetery in Amory with Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Debra Coleman (Alan) of Amory and Donna Sanderson (Rick) of Amory; two sons, Steve Colburn and Curtis Colburn, both of Amory; one sister, OmaLee Colburn of Missouri; one brother, J.L. Colburn of Ellicott City, Md.; seven grandchildren, David Conwill, Emily Tubb, Joey Mills, Derik Graves, Matthew Colburn, Laura White and Bailey Colburn; nine great-grandchildren, Alex Conwill, Sarah Grace Magill, Collin Magill, Colby Mills, Chloe Mills, Kinley Graves, Tristan Gaston, Blake Colburn and Aiden Colburn; and one sister-in-law, Ann Colburn of Amory.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Gene Colburn.
Pallbearers will be Joey Mills, Derik Graves, Jeff Colburn, Rick Sanderson, Matthew Colburn and Alan Coleman.
Visitation is 3 to 3:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.com.