In memory of
Allison Elizabeth Hefner Colston
COLSTON, Allison Elizabeth Hefner Allison Elizabeth Hefner Colston was born on September 15, 1973 in Sherman, Texas and died on September 6, 2020. Allison attended Hockaday School and Dartmouth Elementary in Richardson, followed by Apollo Junior High and Haltom High School. At Haltom High School she received recognition in the business department for scholastic excellence. After graduating in 1992 she attended Texas Wesleyan University where she received a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1996. Following college she was employed by Graybar Electric Supply in marketing and sales. During this time she participated in countless service projects benefiting children with special challenges. Eventually she joined Technical Resources Center of America in Denton, Texas where she excelled in sales and marketing to the extent that she was salesperson of the year for twelve consecutive years. This achievement was a record in the company's history. The company excels in the development and implementation of multi-state enterprise technology across the United States. Allison served as a major account manager and head of O'Reilly services team. In 2015 she married Byron Colston, the love of her life. They enjoyed years of traveling, camping and entertaining friends in their lovely home. Allison lit up a room with her charm, beauty and intellect. Her generosity knew no bounds. She is survived by her husband Byron Colston and his children Chaelee and Cheyenne. Others include her mother, Susan Pigott Pharr and her stepfather Carey Milton Pharr; her aunt Rebecca Pigott of Austin as well as her cousin Dan Walsh and his children, Julia and Christine. Rick Pigott, another cousin, is a beloved family member. Stephanie Renuy and Jennifer Lindsey as well as Mikayla Renuy are also our family members. Others include Thomas Carey Pharr, Stephen Edward Pharr, William Gregory Pharr and their families. Allison was preceded in death by her sister, Carrie Louise Hefner and her father Stephen Frank Hefner as well as stepfather Stephen Dale Lindsey. Due to the COVID-19, funeral services sadly had to be a private celebration and limited to family members. On Saturday September 12th a private celebration of life was held at Creekwood United Methodist Church in Fairview, Texas, David Lessner officiating. Interment is at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Carrie Hefner Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Youth Ministry, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road, Dallas Texas, 75220.
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