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Colbert

Funeral services for Maggie “Louise” Colbert, 71, of Skiatook, Oklahoma, formerly of Rockdale, were held Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with burial following in Gause Cemetery.

Mrs. Colbert died Thursday, Oct. 20, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

She was born Nov. 7, 1939, in Milam County to Willie Eller and Maggie Payne Eller.

She married Charles D. Colbert on May 12, 1976, in Cameron.

She was a member of the Baptist Church and was a resident of Skiatook, Oklahoma, for the past year.

Survivors are her husband, Charles; six, daughters: Katie Hruska and husband Tommy, Patricia Ryan and husband Devin, all of Caldwell, Nancy Alford, Ginger Caffey and Patsy Rogers, all of Rockdale, and Chantel Merriman of Oklahoma; a brother, Charles Matthews of Corsicana; and a sister, Mildred Little of Rockdale; also, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Glenn Sandner, Nicholas Sandner, Chris Merriman, Joey Colbert, Curtis Barnett II, Eric Rogers, Nathan Arbuckle and Michael Arbuckle.

Honorary pallbearers were Curtis Barnett, Roy Alford, Ricky Wells, Dalyn Ryan and Christopher Jones.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.


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