Nora Church Colston

Nora Church Colston, age 95, of Demorest, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on May 30, 2020.

Mrs. Colston was born on June 26, 1924, in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Charlie and Nancy Prince Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Hoyt G. Colston; sisters, Edith Kelly, Sara Stewart; brother, Tim Church; and great-grandchild, Dexter Colston, Jr. Mrs. Colston was the last of her immediate family. She was a very proud graduate of Tallulah Falls School. Mrs. Colston was of the Baptist Faith. She was retired from Scovill Manufacturing with 33 years of service. After retirement, Nora worked at Fieldale Farms for a number of years. She enjoyed working in her garden, reading, and cooking for numerous events and gatherings. Nora was known to her grandchildren as “Mema” and “Granny.” She was a very loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her loving daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Stanley Perry, of Demorest; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Bonnie Colston, of Demorest; grandchildren, Libby Smith, and Greg, of Suwanee; Dexter Colston, of Demorest; step-grandchildren, Amber Perry, Gail Gravitt, Gloria Taylor; great-grandchildren, Carter Smith, Claire Smith, Summer Colston; numerous step-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to Mrs. Colston’s caregivers, Lillian Allen, Betty Unbehant, Gail Ivester, and Sue Jarrard.

Due to current health concerns, Private Graveside Services will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.

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