Our dear mother, Ollie Juanita Colley, peacefully passed into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father, March 3, 2023, at the age of 95.
Born in Pascagoula, Mississippi on August 19, 1927, she was married to Aaron Colley Sr. for 75 years. Together they shared the ministry side by side while raising their 5 children. Upon moving to Woodville, she worked in the Woodville School District as a Special Education aide. Ollie was a wonderful mother who was always there when her family needed her. She had many close, loving friends who knew her as “Nita”.
Ollie Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Colley, Sr. and a son, Aaron Colley, Jr.
She is survived by her loving children, Randall Colley, Sr., Diana Iund (Russell), Marilyn Kolbek-Forke (Michael) and Sharlot Colley. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren who called her Grandma and a host of other family members and friends.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 11 am at the Riley Funeral Home with Minister Willie Espinoza, Bishop Russell Iund and Pastor Rusty West officiating. Burial will follow at the Magnolia Cemetery in Woodville. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 8, 2023, from 6 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Forke, Trey Kolbek, Braden Kolbek, Ron Willmon, Joe Terry and Steve McNeil. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Steven Kolbek.
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