Mary Frances Mullinax Colston

Mary Frances Mullinax Colston, age 81 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia, on May 19, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Charlie Clarence Mullinax and Lora Ophelia Allen Mullinax. Mrs. Colston worked for Piedmont Automotive as a Pre Assembler for many years. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and was a loving mother and nana.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Lonzo Colston; her son, Charles Russell Colston; sister, Betty Stamey.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Danny & Jan Colston of Clarkesville; grandson, Andrew Russell Colston; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm, Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart, with Rev. Wesley Purcell and Rev. Chris York officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Monday at the funeral home.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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