Graham Colvard


PIKEVILLE Hortense Amelia Graham Colvard, 90, passed away on Monday July 9, 2012.She was a member of Pikeville Church of God for over 60 years. She was a dedicated homemaker and cherished her time spent with her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.She served as Bledsoe County Clerk and master of the Chancery Court from 1946-1981. Graham was preceded in death by her husband, Landon Colvard Sr.; granddaughter, Amanda Colvard-Richards; parents, Lyle and Agnes Forbes; and a daughter, Dolly Agnes Colvard.She is survived and will be missed by her sons, Landon "Laney" (Charlotte) Colvard Jr., Crossville, Tenn., Thad Ronald "Ronnie" (Carol) Colvard, Daniel Graham "Dan" (Sue) Colvard; daughter, Rebecca Ann (Greg) Forgey, all of Pikeville, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one sister, Muriel Knowles, of Greenville, Maine, several nieces and nephews and many close friends.A Celebration of Her Life will be held in the Pikeville Church of God on Thursday July 12, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. CST with her sons, Laney and Ronnie Colvard officiating.The family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. today at Pikeville Funeral Home and at noon Thursday at Pikeville Church of God.Burial will be in Pikeville City Cemetery.In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made in Graham's honor to the Pikeville Church of God Building Fund.Please share your thoughts online with the family at Pikeville Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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