Zelda Colburn
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Obituary of Zelda M Colburn

A memorial service for Zelda M. Colburn, 84, of Bridgeport, Texas will be 10:00 am, Saturday, October 13, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Bridgeport, officiated by Pastor Rick Davis. Zelda passed away Wednesday, October 10 in Decatur, Texas.



Zelda was born September 16, 1934 in Winters, Texas to Bill and Gena Mathis.

She was the Administrative Assistant for Bridgeport School District for 35 years before retiring. Zelda loved to quilt and crochet as well as dance. She was also an avid book reader.


She is survived by her daughter Patti Ackley of Grand Junction, Colorado; sons Calvin Scott Colburn and wife Karen of Paradise, Texas, and James Gregory Colburn and wife Cherie of The Woodlands, Texas; grandchildren Emily and Philip Dickinson, Sarah and Anthony Stock, Kate and Chris Kuhlman, and Clay Colburn; and six great-grandchildren.


Zelda was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Gena Mathis of  Balinger, Texas, brother-in-law L.O. and her sister Betty Jo Hargrove of Calisburg, Texas.


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