Frances Rene Colvin died Friday May 14, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family and friends.
She was born August 27th, 1935, in Huntsville, Alabama. She was a lifetime resident of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She worked at Plus Poultry, Lay-Z Boy, and John Brown University cafeteria. She was a member of TOPS organization since 1973. She achieved state queen status in the TOPS organization and maintained KOPS status until her death. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Gentry, Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her husband Van Boy Colvin, her parents Lee Roy and Reba Sweeton, two sisters Shirley Bailey and Gladys Jones, and one brother David Sweeton.
She is survived by her children, Debbie Colvin and Florence of Deer Arkansas, Joe Colvin of Siloam Springs Arkansas, Becky Colvin-Burrell and her husband Bobby Burrell of Siloam Springs Arkansas, and her grandchildren Stephanie Burrell-Lindeman (Colton), Erin Burrell-Shawver (Chase), Samuel Colvin (Hannah), Lyndsey Acton-Mullins, and three great grandchildren, Bradlee, Cooper, and Graham. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends, especially her best friend, Linda Colvin of Gravette Arkansas.
Visitation will be held Sunday, May 16th from 5-7pm at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 17th at 10am at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home. Burial will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs on Tuesday, May 18th at 10am.
Pallbearers are Chase Shawver, Colton Lindeman, Grant Mullins, Samuel Colvin, Junior Bailey, and Bobby Burrell. Honorary pallbearers are the Precious People Care staff members.