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Peggy J. Colburn, 83, of Cambridge passed away peacefully on June 18, 2013.
Born in Cabin Creek on December 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Bertie Newcomb Johnson.
Peggy attended local schools and graduated from Cambridge High School. On April 15, 1949 she married Charles Franklin Colburn, Jr. and moved to Oxford where they raised two children. Mr. Colburn died on April 2, 1984.
Peggy was a loving mother and was an avid Orioles fan and enjoyed listening to country music.
Surviving her is a son Senator Richard F. Colburn and his wife Alma of Cambridge; a daughter Ella Marie Colburn and her companion John Hoffman of Taylors Island; a granddaughter Johanna Colburn; a dear friend Patsy Meredith and several nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by many of her children's friends who will remember her fondly as Miss Peggy.
Preceding her in death was a brother William Johnson; sisters, Rosa Lee Slacum and Mildred O. Johnson and half-sisters Edna Robbins and Judy Dawson.
A visitation with family will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 from 7 till 9 pm at the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge. A private interment will be held at the Oxford Cemetery on June 22, 2013 with Rev. Delmer Willey officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Peggy can be sent to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.
RIP Aunt Peggy. I love you. ~Cheri
Cheryl Tubman Jun 21 2013 12:00 AM
Dear Rich and Alma & Family, So sorry we can't be there tonight as we have to be out of town tonight. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you. Miss Peggy was such a dear and gracious lady. So privileged to have known her and all of you! God Bless you All! Hugs, Wayne & Colleen
Wayne & Colleen Bromwell Jun 21 2013 12:00 AM
Rich, Alma and Marie, thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Tim and Laura Bishop
Laura Bishop Jun 20 2013 12:00 AM
Richard and Alma, I am deeply saddened by your mother's passing, and express my family's condolenses to both of you. I know this is a most difficlut time for both of you. Your mother was a gentle and kind person. She always met me with a smile and I enjoyed the conversations we shared.I will miss her.Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Conway Gregory Jun 20 2013 12:00 AM
Dear Richard & Alma, We are sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My mother passed away on Monday and I know this is a very difficult time. We will keep you in our prayers. With deepest sympathy, Chip & Karen
Chip & Karen Mills Jun 20 2013 12:00 AM
Rich and Alma, Gordy and I extend our deepest sympathies at the loss of your beloved mother. May you be wrapped in the comfort of our Lord and Savior during this difficult time.
Gordy, Jr. & Shelly H. Jones Jun 20 2013 12:00 AM