Celebration of Life services for Mr. James Thomas Colson, age 66, of the Willow Grove Community will be conducted 3 p.m., Sunday, August 20, 2017 from the chapel of the Livingston Funeral Home. Tony Johnson & Ken Collins will officiate. The family will welcome friends on Sunday afternoon from 1 p.m. until time of services at 3 p.m.
Mr. Colson passed from this life on Friday evening, August 18, 2017 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was born in Clay County, TN on May 4, 1951 to the late Haltie & Annie Daniels Colson. James served his country in the Army during non-war times. He was a member of the Willow Grove Community Church. He enjoyed playing a joke on his family and friends. He like to drive the backroads in his car and spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. Colson is survived by his children, Julian Colson & wife Jammie of Celina, TN, Ryan Colson & wife Debbie of IN, Joe Colson & Debbie Colson; brothers, Edward Colson & wife Bonnie of Allons, TN, Doyle Colson & wife Rita of the Willow Grove Community & Hack Colson & wife Jean of Rickman, TN; sisters, Claudine Vaughn & husband W.C. of Allons, TN, Tina Langford & husband Jackie of Rickman, TN and special sister, Betty Johnson; grandchildren, Matt, Kelli, Sammie, Christopher, Mary, Pierce, Jayson, Alyssa, Alayna, Zoe, JJ & Briley Colson; great grandchildren, Serenity, Joanna & Olivia; mother of his children, Mary Lou Harris; ex-wife and best friend, Carolyn Colson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, George Colson & Raymond Colson.
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