Leah Ann Colwell, age 50 of Carthage died Sunday at Peak Resource - Pinelake after a long battle with Pneumonia.

The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home Monday from 6:30 - 8:00 and other times at the home.

Leah was born in Greensboro September 30, 1963 and was preceded in death by a brother Alan Poston; grandparents Norman and Vera Fields. Leah had a never ending love for her children and a wonderful sense of humor. .

She is survived by: her children Stephanie Dowd of Carthage, Joey Colwell of West End, Lexie Oxendine and Amelia Oxendine both of Sanford; mother Norma Fields Conoly of Carthage; father Craig Colwell, Sr. and wife Lonnie of Gulfport, MS; sisters Kimberly Colwell and Rebecca Birnbaum; brothers Robert Poston and Craig Colwell, Jr; aunts and uncles Richard Colwell, Bud Fields, Linda Taylor, Charles and Valarie Fields.

Condolences: PinesFunerals.com


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  1. it’s a sad day when god takes a young mother away. Stephanie, Joey, Alexis and Amelia, you have been blessed with a mom you is now your guardian angel

    Love you

  2. i will forever remember you and love you my dear friend i know your now happy with jesus and we will be seeing yall again real soon i will keep your family in my prayers rip 2525213155 kim i love you and your family

  3. Joey,

    Your friends from Union Pines HS and I wish to offer our deepest sympathy for your loss. Take care of yourself and we look forward to seeing you as soon as you can get back.

  4. Only good memories of Kim and Leah and their days at Union Pines. Such special young ladies. God has a beautiful angel. My prayers are with each of you.

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