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Tamara Ann Colston
1973 - 2018

Tamara Ann Colston, 44, of Bullard, passed away Monday, March 5.

Services were held Friday, in the sanctuary at Southern Oaks Baptist Church with Pastor Brandon Holiski officiating.

Burial followed at Noonday Cemetery in Noonday, Texas under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.

Tamara was born Oct. 30, 1973, in Wichita Falls to James and Mary Segler. She was a member of Southern Oaks Baptist Church. She graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science and The University of Texas at Tyler with her Masters of Education. She has served as a teacher, instructional specialist, and administrator in Tyler ISD for the past 20 years. She was Teacher of the Year for Jack Elementary in 2008 and she was most recently Assistant Principal at Griffin Elementary in Tyler ISD. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, influencing kids, decorating, traveling, and shopping.

She is survived by her husband, Shane Colston; daughters, Caitlyn and Kenzie Colston of Bullard; her parents, James and Mary Segler of Kamay; a sister, Deanna Parker of Holliday; and a brother, James Segler of Azle.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations can be made to Africa Anchor of Hope, 6001 Huntington, Tyler, Texas 75703; further information is at

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