Beverly Lou Colley, 76, of 2 South Ave. # 206, went to be with the Lord, Friday (Jan. 9, 2015) at her residence.
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Born Nov. 25, 1938, in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Marjorie Mills Nichols.
On Aug. 22, 1980, in Bradford, she married George Colley, who survives.
Mrs. Colley was a 1958 graduate of Bradford High School.
She had been employed at Grove and Gustafson as an office cleaner, as a waitress at the former Anderson's Diner, a cashier at Clark's Department Store and in housekeeping for Howard Johnson's.
She was an active member of The Bradford Senior Center and The Red Hat Society. She was a music lover and sang with her brother and son, Jason, and many groups throughout her life and was a dear friend to all who knew her.
She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. She also sang in numerous church choirs in the area.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Jodi M. Lee of Port Allegany; a son, Jason Lawrence (Karen) Colley of Bradford; a step son, George W. Colley Jr. of Jamestown, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Shelley Louise Colley of Jamestown; six grandchildren; two sisters, Sally Nichols and Sue Nichols; six brothers, John (Debbie) Nichols, David Nichols, Jeffrey (Sara) Nichols, Joseph (Sue) Nichols, Gregory (Sue) Nichols and Timothy Nichols, all of Bradford; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a beloved daughter, Lisa Kay Elliot, and a granddaughter, Chantel Elizabeth Colley.
Friends are invited to call from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., South Avenue., where funeral and committal services will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Matt Blake, pastor of the Bradford Area Parish, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to The Bradford Senior Center, Asbury United Methodist Church or to the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
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33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 13 to Jan. 20, 2015