Obituary published Nov. 12, 2012 in The Mexico Ledger

Charlene Colley, 76 of Mexico, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at Golden Living Center - Pin Oaks.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Kentucky Road Christian Church with Rev. Todd Luce officiating. Visitation will be Monday evening from 5-7 at Arnold Funeral Home.
Charlene was born in Audrain County on Oct. 3, 1936, the daughter of Charles E. and Bertha (Earsom) Mallory. On Jan. 20, 1954 she married Bennie J. Colley in Moberly. He preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 2001.
She was a member of Kentucky Road Christian Church. She started working for Citizens Savings Bank and retired with 30 years of service at Community Federal in Sept. , 1990.
Survivors include three children; Gary Colley and wife Cindy of Mexico, Brenda Colley Gilbert and husband Clint of Atlanta, Georgia, and Chad Colley and wife Beth of Mexico. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; Chris Colley, Beth Alexander ,Sarah Bates, Ryan Colley, Shea Colley, Kaleb Smith, and Korey Smith; 10 great-grandchildren and two brothers, Charles Mallory of Ft. Morgan, CO and Robert Mallory of Roseburg, Oregon.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Kentucky Road Christian Church.