Connie “Poochie” Lorraine Colwell

Connie “Poochie” Lorraine Colwell, age 52 of Auburn passed away Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton from metastatic breast cancer. Connie was born in Riverside, California. She loved University of Kentucky Basketball, cartoons, elephants, her dogs, and margarita Mondays. Connie lived with a smile on her face and enjoyed giving back to her community. She also worked hard to help those suffering with addiction find sobriety. Connie was known for her kind soul, boisterous laugh, and the lasting impact she made on all she met. She is survived by her father Gary Johnson; sons Nathan Pritchett and wife Hannah, Jeffery Elmore, Elijah Wainwright; daughter Megan Elmore and husband Issac Sams; sisters Jillian Johnson, Brandi Beasley, Korrine Johnson; brother in law Bryan Toddy; brother Anthony Johnson; grandchildren Noah Sams, Liam Sams, Isabel Sams, Lily Elmore, and Adley Elmore. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Sharon Beasley and sister Jeraldine Colwell. A Celebration of Life will be held 4:00 pm Saturday, May 4, 2024 at the Barrow Community Church (1385 Harmony Grove Church Road, Auburn, Ga., 30011). Officiating will be Ewell Davis Pritchett. Interment cremation. The family asks that those who wish to wear pink in support of her colorful spirit and her fight with breast cancer do so ! Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53 Hoschton, Ga., 30548. Lawsonfuneralhome.org. 706-654-0966.

2 thoughts on “Connie “Poochie” Lorraine Colwell”

  1. Psalm 46:1: “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble”
    Psalm 119:50: “My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life”
    Matthew 5:4: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted”
    Connie is no longer in pain nor is she suffering. She has gone home to reunite with mama and Jehovah God. Always remember that. They are watching over you all. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Love you. Take care of yourselves during this time of grieving.

  2. Sincere condolences to the entire family. May God continue to surround you with His Devine presence not only in your time of sorrow but in your strengths and days to come as well “HE KNOWS ALL AND HE KNOWS WHATS BEST FOR EACH OF YOU”…remember THE SUN WILL COME OUT TOMORROW, THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS “CONNIE IS A PART OF IT NOW”…
    Love you guys, Coach

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