27 March 2007
Obituary of Blanche Colley
Ms. Blanche Faye Colley, a faculty member of the College of Education
and Professional Studies, Jacksonville State University, died on Saturday, March 17, 2007.
She was born on October 17, 1956 in Huntsville, Alabama. She received her bachelorís degree from Alabama A&M University and
a masterís degree from Jacksonville State University. Teaching for 28 years, her professional career began in the Public School
Systems in Gadsden and Anniston, ending as Instructor Emerita in the College of Education and Professional Studies, Department
of Curriculum and Instruction, Jacksonville State University.
She is survived by her mother, Eliza Thompson Colley of Gadsden,
Alabama; two sisters, Deborah Colley Howard and Felicia Colley both of
Huntsville, Alabama; brother, Robert Colley, III of Gadsden, Alabama;
one niece, two nephews, one great-niece, two great-nephews, and a host
of family and friends.
The funeral was held Wednesday, March 21, 2007 at the Royal Funeral Home Chapel in Huntsville. Donations to the American Cancer Society were
requested in lieu of flowers.
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