Colleen Tisdale, age 94, of San Angelo peacefully went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2021. She was born January 7, 1927 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Otto and Irene Robbins. Colleen graduated from Pascal High School in Ft. Worth and went on to attend L.I.F.E. Bible College in Los Angeles where she met L.G. Tisdale. They were married on June 17, 1949 and were blessed with fifty-nine years together.
Her Christian faith was an important part of her life. Colleen and L.G, served the Lord while pioneering and pastoring churches in Oklahoma and Texas. They were members of Parkside Community Church in San Angelo.
Known as Mama and Maw Maw to her family, she will be remembered for her sweet smile and loving hugs. She fervently prayed for each of them daily by name and shared that blessing with each encounter. Colleen’s faith and compassion touched everyone she met, including her many friends she loved at Christian Village.
Colleen was preceded in death by her husband, L.G., her sisters, Maxine Russell, Nina Sue Bird and daughter-in-law Brenda Bryant Tisdale.
Collen was a loving dedicated mother to her children, Patty Tisdale Byrne (Jimmie), Judy Tisdale Curtis (Steve). and Lynn Tisdale (Kay); her grandchildren, Doss Byrne, Sarah Byrne Altom (Rick), Tiffany Angel, Jerrod Angel (Ashley), Misty Tisdale Mullins (Chuck), and Jeremy Tisdale (Heather); plus, five great grandchildren, Austin Byrne, Lauren Altom, Teagan Batten, Summer Mullin and Emmett Tisdale. Colleen is also survived by her sister-in-law, Irene Tisdale, and brother-in-law Charley Tisdale, plus many nieces and nephews. She loved her extended family deeply.
Services are provided by Robert Massie Funeral Home. A public viewing will be held on Monday, January 25 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. To keep friends and loved ones safe, the family will hold a private graveside service at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo. Please sign the online guest register at www.robertmassie.com
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