Nettie Annlee Tollison, age 93, of Lafayette, Louisiana, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Lafayette Medical Center.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Roscoe Cemetery with Rev. James Baker officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Nettie was born Dec. 15, 1918, in Arlington, Texas, to James Jefferson and Lura Buffie (Jackson) Tollison. She worked in the health care industry for over 40 years.
She is survived by four children, Betty Joyce Ellison and husband Welton of Sweetwater, Texas, Patsy Yvonne Ribble and husband Kennith of Irving, Texas, Dennis Sherman Colwell and wife Ida Nell of Sherwood, Arkansas and Dianne Guidry of Lafayette, Louisiana; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Jefferson and Lura Buffie Tollison; brothers and sisters; son, Bobby Joe Colwell; daughter, Glenda Ruth Davis; and granddaughter, Betsy Ribble.