Garland P. Colvin
Funeral Services for Garland P. Colvin, 76, of Shreveport, LA will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Summer Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Murry Hodge officiating. Interment to follow in Colvin Memorial Cemetery in Unionville, LA at 3:30 p.m. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday April 29, 2011 at Rose Neath Southside, Shreveport LA. Mr. Colvin was born March 16, 1935 in Dubach, Louisiana and passed away on April 27, 2011 at his home. He served in the United States Marines from 1953-1957. He served 34 years with the USDA Soil & Water Conservation Service. Mr. Colvin was a follower of Christ and served as a deacon since he was 25 years old. He taught Sunday School, Evangelism Explosion and sang in the church choir. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Gay Denham Colvin; children, Mona Cockerham, and her husband Ray; Perri Campbell, and her husband Patrick; grandchildren: Kyle, Ethan & Emma Cockerham, Cameron & Colin Campbell; siblings Billie Jane Deselle, Louise Pearson; nieces, nephews and many friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Summer Grove Baptist Church Building Fund.