Irene Colvin

Thursday, May 26, 2005

IRENE COLVIN, a resident of Berryville, was born May 13, 1918, in Jenks, Okla., a daughter of Columbus Mayfield and Fernie (Hoffman) Wiliford. She died Saturday, May 14 2005, in Berryville, at the age of 87.

Irene was a retired helpmate. She was a member of the Rebecka Lodge, the Extension Club.

She is survived by three daughters, Donna Harris-Mc Grady of El Cerrito, Calif., Katy Hall of Fort Bragg, Calif., and Delores Muehlberg of Berryville; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. On Aug. 11, 1937, she was united in marriage with Carl Colvin, who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, Columbus and Fernie Wiliford; and her son, Carl Ray Colvin.

Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at the Moore Cemetery with Rev. Pam Bolerjack officiating. Interment followed the service under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the St. John's Hospital -- Berryville Hospice, 214 Carter, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at