Name: William Claude Colston
Birth: 28 JUL 1877 in Williamson Co, Tn
Death: 19 SEP 1962 in Crockett Co., Tn
Burial: Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Crockett Co., Tn.
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W. C. COLSTON 9/19/62
W. C. Colston, longtime resident of Bonicord and Friendship, died at
the home of his daughter, Miss Ethel Colston at Bonicord Wednesday.
Mr. Colston's body was at the Sudbury Funeral Home at Friendship until time
for the funeral services. Final rites were said at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon
at the Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist churc near Friendship. The Rev, J. D. Holder
of Corinth, Miss., pastor of the church, officiated. Burial was in the church
cemetery with Sudbury's in charge of the arrangements.
Born in 1877 in Williamson County, Tenn., Mr. Colston had lived in this
West Tennessee area for 55 years. He was married to Mrs. Cynthia Pierce
Colston, who survives him, in 1900. Mrs. Colston, who is 81, makes her
home with her daughter at Bonicord. She is presently confined to the home
with a broken hip.
Besides his wife and daughter, he is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Johnny
Fisher of Maury City and Mrs. Thomas Davis of Chestnut Bluff;
two sons, J. B. Colston of Tigrett and Wirth Colston of Memphis; a sister,
Mrs. Maud Redden of Jackson, Tennessee; 18 grandchildren and 7 great-
Father: Solomon Colston b: 14 DEC 1838 in Marshall Co, Tn
Mother: Eliza Rainey
Cynthia Pierce b: ABT 1881
- Hygene Colston
- Ruth Colston
- Ethel Colston
- Worth Colston
- J. B. Colston
- Abbrev: Colston Family Genealogy, by Eleanor Colston
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