Wilma Lovelace Colbaugh
Published 2:15 pm Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Ms. Wilma Lovelace Colbaugh, 74, Elizabethton, passed from this life to her Heavenly Home on Monday, September 7, 2020, at Signature Health, Greeneville, to be with the Lord and her beloved son, Michael, forevermore.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Pauline Pierce Lovelace.
Wilma was a graduate of Hampton High School.
In addition to her parents and son, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Charlene Harmon and Doris Colbaugh; her brothers, Gale and Charlie Lovelace; and also Powell Colbaugh, Michael’s father.
Wilma was a member of Beck Mountain Baptist Church and the Ladies Sunday School Class. She and Michael cherished each one of those ladies very much. She was a very loving and devoted Mother, daughter, sister, aunt, neighbor and friend. She was employed at the Sandwich Shop and Jiffy Dry Cleaners for a number of years.
Wilma leaves behind her beloved brothers, Terry (Ruth) Lovelace and Randy Lovelace; her sister, Paula Berry; sister-in-law, Emily Lovelace; and brother-in-law, Lester Colbaugh. Also three special nephews whom she cared for as her own, Jerome Harmon, Jeff (Teresa) Harmon and Joey (Michelle) Harmon. Many more nieces and nephews also survive. A special “Thank You” to all her neighbors and to Nancy and the employees at Wayne & Nancy’s Family Restaurant for their kindness to Wilma throughout the years.
The graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Pastor Ronnie Campbell officiating. Interment will follow the service. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel serving the Colbaugh family.