Mrs. L. Marie Colbert was called to her eternal home on Sunday, August 16. She was born in York, S.C., Oct. 6, 1939 to the late Hope Gilmore and Mamie Wilson Gilmore.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Loretta M. Colbert.

Survivors are her two daughters Joyce Grier (Micheal), Phyllis Stitt (Alex), all of Charlotte; one son Darrell Colbert of Charlotte; husband Mack Colbert of Charlotte; play daughter Deborah Fowler and close longtime friend Ray Payne, both of Charlotte.

Seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, all of Charlotte; one sister Francis Barber (Son) of Rock Hill, S.C. and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends and family at 122 Lakewood Avenue, Charlotte.

Alexander Funeral Home is serving the family.

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