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In Memory of

Lillian Colbert

August 21, 1923 - November 24, 2016

Obituary


Lillian Cameron Colbert, 93, of Sanford passed away on November 24, 2016. Lillian was born on August 21, 1923 in Sanford, Florida to Edward J. Cameron Sr. and Evelyn Knowles Cameron. She resided in Sanford her whole life and was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Sanford where she was active in her community and church activities.



In 1943 Lillian married Hal A. Colbert and shared 55 years of marriage together before his passing. They had 2 sons who she was blessed enough to be able to stay home and look after....

Lillian Cameron Colbert, 93, of Sanford passed away on November 24, 2016. Lillian was born on August 21, 1923 in Sanford, Florida to Edward J. Cameron Sr. and Evelyn Knowles Cameron. She resided in Sanford her whole life and was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Sanford where she was active in her community and church activities.



In 1943 Lillian married Hal A. Colbert and shared 55 years of marriage together before his passing. They had 2 sons who she was blessed enough to be able to stay home and look after. For a time in her life Lillian also worked as a Teachers Aid at Pinecrest Elementary School. Some of her hobbies and interests included collecting stamps and coins, sewing, knitting, crocheting and spending time with her family. Lillian had a love of English and early American history along with a passion for studying her families genealogy.



Lillian is predeceased by her parents, her husband Hal A. Colbert and her brother Edward J. Cameron Jr. She leaves behind her sons William (Sharon) Colbert and H. Edward (Betty) Colbert, her grandchildren Thomas E. (Jen) Colbert, Jason A. Colbert, Patrick W. (Allison), Christopher M. (Sabreena) Colbert and Leslie A. Colbert along with her 12 great grandchildren.



A Visitation will be held at Baldwin-Fairchild Oaklawn Chapel in Sanford on Wednesday, November 30th from 10:00am to 11:00am. A funeral service will be held at Baldwin-Fairchild Oaklawn Chapel on Wednesday, November 30th at 11:00am with a graveside service to follow at Oaklawn Park Cemetery in Sanford.



In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Lillian’s name to Vitas of Maitland who has been there for her during the last few years of her life.