Sarah Lee McConnell Colman

Sarah Lee McConnell Colman


Passed: Monday, August 10, 2020

Birth Date: Sunday, March 12, 1933
Age: 87
Location: Greenville

Sarah Lee McConnell Colman, 87, widow of Robert Gene Colman, Sr., passed away August 10, 2020.

A native of Jacksonville, Illinois, daughter of the late Robert "Doc" and Harriette McOmber McConnell, she was a former educator with the Illinois School District and attended First Presbyterian Church of Greer.


Surviving are two daughters, Gail Susan Highsmith of Greenville and Patricia Louise Torrey of Stillwater, Oklahoma; two stepsons, Robert Gene Colman, Jr. of Lancaster, California and Alan Dale Colman of Sun City, Arizona; and one brother and sister-in-law, Robert Patrick McConnell and Leilani Jayne Bidle of Silver Spring, Maryland; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Lee Byars Testa, Hannah Lea Baker, Grace Ann Baker, Abigail Lane Baker, Rachel Renie Baker, David Shirley, Dillon Highsmith, Bryan Colton Highsmith, and Jessica Lynne Highsmith; and several great-grandchildren.

She was also predeceased by one son, Charles Bryan Highsmith and one grandson, David Patrick Byars.

Funeral Services:

We will continue to celebrate her life each year on her birthday, March 12th.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Greer, 100 School Street, Greer, SC, 29651.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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