Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service: Obituaries

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service

Laurie Gibson Colandrea
(December 16, 1965 - April 7, 2012)

Laurie Gibson Colandrea, 46, of Booth Drive, Appomattox, died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at her residence. She was the wife of Steven Mark Colandrea.

Born in Washington, DC, on December 16, 1965, she was the daughter of Charles Henry and Beverly DeAtley Gibson of Evergreen. Laurie was a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church and was active with Little League cheerleading programs and helping with youth football as a team mom.

In addition to her husband, Steve and her parents, Charlie and Beverly she is survived by three nieces, Patricia, Melissa, and Miranda; one nephew, Randy; a great niece, Nikki; two great nephews, Christian and Aiden; and her maternal grandfather, Alvin E. DeAtley. She was preceded in death by a brother, James E. (Jimmy) Gibson.

The family will receive friends at Robinson Funeral Home today, Monday, April 9, from 6-8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from noon until 2:00 p.m., and other times at the home of her parents, Charlie and Beverly Gibson, Evergreen.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Robinson Funeral Home by the Rev. Jonathan Falwell.

In lieu of flowers the family would greatly appreciate any help with expenses.