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September 29, 1961 ~ August 12, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Beverly Colson, age 61, of Vidalia, died Saturday, August 12, 2023, at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta after a brief Illness. She was a native of Savannah and lived there until moving to Toombs County in 1984. She retired as a correctional officer with the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville. She was Baptist by faith and enjoyed spending time with her family and bird watching. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Nicole Colson; her father, Major Ellis Hilliard, Jr.; and her mother, Bonnie Gober; and her stepfather, Charlie Gober.
Her family includes her three children, Garry Colson, Jr. and wife Melinda of Lyons, Christina Tanner and husband Chris, and Michelle Menard and husband Mike, all of Vidalia; eleven grandchildren, Brittani Menard Taylor and husband Malon of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Kaitlin Colson and Tyler Colson, both of Vidalia, Logan Harvey of Statesboro, Dawson Harvey of Lyons, Logan Menard of Vidalia, Harlee King of Minnesota, Natalie Tanner of Vidalia, Miley King of Lyons, Lilly Menard and Molly Tanner, both of Vidalia; two sisters, Kimberly Davis and husband Byron of Savannah and Tina Riddle and husband David of Tomball, Texas; one great-grandchild, Jaxson Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Wednesday afternoon, August 16th, at 3:00 in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 until just prior to the service.
Pallbearers are Jake Rowland, John Daley, Josh Davis, Shawn Cartrette, Damon Winn, and Brock Pavo.
Flowers are accepted, or memorial donations may be made to Sweet Onion Animal Protection Society, SOAPS, PO Box 210, Vidalia, GA 30475.