LOUISE WEAVER COLWELL

Dallas, Texas

October 31, 1916 November 7, 1999



Born October 31, 1916 in Dallas, Texas, and went home to be with Our Lord November 7, 1999. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Agnes McKenna Weaver and father, Frank R. Weaver; sisters Ruth Weaver, Catherine Bondies and Mary Walsh; brothers Tom M. Weaver and William T. Weaver.

Mrs. Colwell was a descendant of a large colonial family headed by Joseph Bolles who came to America in 1640, settling in Wells, Maine. Mrs. Colwell graduated from Ursuline Academy where, during her senior year, she was was elected May Queen and served as President of her class. She also attended Southern Methodist University. Mrs. Colwell and her husband, Winston, were among the founding members of St. Rita Catholic Church where she was past president of the Infant of Prague circle.

Mrs. Colwell is survived by her husband of 59 years, Winston Apperson Colwell, son John McKenna Colwell and daughter-in-law, Regina, one grandson, Ian McKenna Colwell, sister Rose Ellen Pearce, brother, Joseph R. Weaver, numerous nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.

Family and friends will be received Tuesday at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home, with a Rosary at 8:00p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Rita Catholic Church, 12521 Inwood Road, with Rev. Neil Jarreau, S.J. celebrant, at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday. Burial to follow at Calvary Hill Cemetary. Pallbearers will be Sheffield Kadane, Jr., Kenneth Fields, Zack Johnson, Joseph Weaver, Jr., Royce Humpert, and Peter Pearce. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favorite charity. Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home Cemetery Mausoleum 7405 W. Northwest Highway Dallas (214) 363-5401