Chelsea Riley Colburn

Chelsea Riley Colburn

Friday, November 18th, 1988 - Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Chelsea Riley Colburn, 31, of Atkins, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, at St. Vincent’s Little Rock. She was born November 18, 1988, in Morrilton, daughter of Steve and Lea Ann Caldwell Riley. 

She loved living life, camping, off-roading, 4-wheeling,sitting by bonfires, pole fishing and hand fishing, hunting and singing.  Chelsea was very active in youth sports and coached league and travel ball for girls and boys.  She was All-State in multiple sports and was recently named a member of the Atkins High School Hall of Fame for her performance in softball.   She played for Arkansas Tech from 2007-2009.   She loved getting together with family and friends, and above all she was proudest of being a Mom and wife.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Glenda Riley; and 2 angel babies.

She is survived by her husband, Cody Colburn; children,Hadlei Colburn and Bryker Colburn; parents, Steve Riley and wife Lea Ann; father-in-law, Dwight Colburn and wife Marlena; mother-in-law, Melissa and husband David Francis; grandparents, Jim and Brenda Caldwell, and Ronnie Riley; sisters-in-law, Kara Colburn, Adrian Francis, and Abby Francis;and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral services are 2:00 PM, Friday, March 20, at Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Scott Warren officiating.  Visitation will be held from noon-2:00 PM,prior to services, at the church.  An online broadcast of the services is scheduled to appear on Union Grove Free Will Baptist’s Facebook page for anyone unable to attend.  Private family burial is in Childers Cemetery under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.

Pallbearers are Dalton Ennis, Chris Riley,Jeff Riley, Jimmy Dale Ennis, and Dwight Colburn. Honorary pallbearers are Jaiden Sawdy, Anthony Duvall, Ethan Duvall, and Lucas Duvall.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in her honor be made to the Chelsea Colburn memorial expense fund, c/o Lemley Funeral Service, P.O. Box 126, Atkins, AR, 72823.Online obituary and condolences are available at
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Douglas Lay

Posted at 05:27pm
am so sorry for yalls lose

Tami Mccreary

Posted at 05:51pm
Cody and family deepest condolences to you at this time of suffering .. My heart is breaking for you all. I will continue to pray.

Teresa Moore Murphy

Posted at 04:50pm
Steve and Lea Ann:
I am so sorry for your loss.

Joanna Fitzjurls

Posted at 12:27pm
OMG I can't believe this...I worked with Chelsea at ANO a few years ago and loved her...She was a wonderful person and friend...Prayers for Cody and the kids and family

Peggy Sturgis

Posted at 10:36am
Beautiful Chelsea had a smile that was radiant, and it was enjoyable just to be in her presence. She will be missed by all who knew her. I hope that her loved ones can find comfort in the wonderful memories with her. I am truly sorry for the loss of Chelsea. Heaven has gained an angel.

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