Lenora Futrell Colson, 96

Lenora Futrell Colson, 96, of Dexter, Kentucky, passed from this life to claim her reward on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, at Anna Mae Owen Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz, Kentucky, is in charge of arrangements. Services were held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021 with Bro. David Little officiating. Burial followed in East End Cemetery.

Mrs. Colson was born on May 23, 1924, in the Laura Furnace community of Trigg County, Kentucky, an area that is now part of Land Between the Lakes, to the late Luther and Louella Berkley Futrell.

She was a member of Ohio Valley Baptist Church in Ledbetter, Kentucky. After moving to Calloway County, she attended Dexter Baptist Church. To her family and neighbors, Mrs. Colson was known as Aunt Lenora. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and was a talented cook. She loved spending time with her family, and especially enjoyed making Saturday dinner for her nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Colson was preceded in death by her husband, Jack D. Colson, to whom she was married Oct. 27, 1940, in Golden Pond, Kentucky; sisters, Anna Mae Futrell Justus and Hallean Futrell; brothers Robert Futrell, Leon Futrell and Ted Futrell; and nephews Charles (Prentie) Futrell and Michael Futrell.

She is survived by her nieces, Georgia May Garland of Dexter, Ella Ann Colbert of Alexandria, Viginia, Barbara Sue (Jason) Said, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, and Ann Futrell of Owensboro; nephews, Jimmy (Wendy) Futrell of Cadiz, Don (Debra) Futrell of Murray, and Buck Futrell of Dexter; great-nieces, Teresa Mabe, Joanna Futrell, Allysia Tabers, Emily Fike, Megan Dowdy, Jonelle Futrell, and Allie Said; great-nephews, Greg Garland, Robert Garland, Jeremy Futrell, Zachary Futrell, Vince Futrell and Austin Said; and several great-great-nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Anna Mae Owen Hospice House, 803 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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