Obituary -- Ida Virginia Colson
Submitted by Eddie Herndon
GREEN COUNTY DEMOCRAT
Thursday, Nov. 19, 1931
Reprint – Wednesday November 29, 2006
Mrs. I. V. Colson
Mrs. Ida Virginia Colson died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.D. Craft of
this city, November 11, at 4:10 P.M. at the age of 66. She was born at Pleasant
Ridge, but her parents, Mr. and Mrs. McLean Sanders, moved to Northport when she
was quite young. She later moved to Benevola Section in Pickens County where she
married and lived until the death of her husband in 1911. Then she moved to
She came to Eutaw six years ago and since that time has made her
home with her daughter here. She was in poor health for several years and for
the past few months was confined to her home almost entirely. She was confined
to her bed several weeks before her death.
Funeral services were held at Bethesda Presbyterian Church where she had been a
faithful member since her early life. The services were conducted by Dr. R. E.
Fulton. Interment followed in the adjoining cemetery by the side of her husband
and other relatives.
She was survived by one brother, E. V. Sanders of Detroit, one sister, Mrs. W.
Holder, of Warrior, and five children; Mrs. W. C. Evens of Aliceville, Mrs. J.D.
Craft, Messrs. Gordon, Homer and Vaughn Colson of Eutaw. Also 15 grandchildren.
A large number from Eutaw attended the funeral. The floral offerings were many
The following acted as pallbearers; W.J. Hardy, E. Solomon, A.W. Smith, Stiles
Ulmer of Eutaw and Dr. W. W. Duncan and D. W. Windle of Aliceville, and A. T.
Abston and E.O. Graham of Benevola.