Rose Mary Colbert, Age :74
Aug 18,1945---Feb 12,2020


Rosemary (Smith) Colbert, 74, a beloved mother, grandmother, homemaker and longtime resident of Coffeyville, Kansas, passed into glory on February 12, 2020.


Rosemary was born August 18, 1945.  She was adopted, and reared in Coffeyville, Kansas by Ora A and Justine Smith.  She also attended Coffeyville public Schools.  She was a Homemaker for many years before venturing out into the workforce and working as a Certified Nurse’s Aide both in Coffeyville and then in the Kansas City, area.  She was later employed at Wal-Mart until her retirement. 


She married Donald Lee Colbert in September of 1962 and bore him two children; Steven Lee Colbert of Dallas, Texas, and Angela Colbert-Pitts of Lenexa, Kansas., both of whom remain behind to cherish her memory.  She also leaves behind one grandson Antoine O’Neal Pitts of Kansas City, Missouri.


Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents Ora A. and Justine Smith, and brother Tommy Griffin. 


Also remaining behind to cherish her memory are sisters Lanita Mosby of North Carolina, Debra Griffin of Surprise, Arizona, and brothers Greg and William Griffin of Long Beach, CA, and Jerry Smith of Wichita, KS.


Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Porter Funeral Home at 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kansas


Interment following service at Lenexa Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Stroke Association.



Michael Jurkovich Feb 18 ,2020

Friend of her daughter ,Olathe ,Kansas

I am so sorry for your loss of your mom. Your in my thoughts and prayers.

Barb & Mike Jurkovich Feb 18 ,2020

Friends of Angie Pitts ,Lenexa ,Kansas

We are so sorry for you in the loss of your mom, Angie. You look so much like her! What a beautiful woman. We are praying you hold on to the beautiful times you shared and that those times will give you joy and peace. God bless you Angie. Love, the Jurkovich’s

Tina Ireton Feb 21 ,2020

Friend ,Shawnee ,Kansas

I'm so sorry for your loss and she well really be missed.

Funeral Service
Porter Funeral Home
8535 Monrovia
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Feb 22 ,2020
10:00 AM
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