Camilla Allie Colthurst was born on June 2, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, to the union of Frank Allie and Mildred Lindsay.Camilla was raised by Frank and Claire Allie.
Camilla had a Masters in Social Work that she applied to her career working in a children’s group home. She loved to read,
roller-skate, and had a deep faith and instilled love of God into her children and anyone she met. Camilla was an avid sewer
and sewed clothing for her children in their early years. She loved music- both listening to it and singing loudly while dancing. Camilla had an infectious, beaming smile with a personality to match.
Camilla passed away on November 1, 2023 in Windsor, Ontario. She is preceded in death by her late husband, George Colthurst. Her father and mother, Frank Allie and Mildred Lindsay, and her mom, Claire Allie. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Frankie, Karl and Stanley Allie, and Dorian and Demetrius Clark.
She is survived by her beloved two daughters, Claire Cade (son in law James Cade) and Yolonda Colthurst. Cherished
Grandma to India, Demetrius, DeAndre, Kendric, Brytani, Korsica, Carl, Georgina, and Lawrence. She was a beloved great-grandmother to six great-grandchildren; Khalel, Shandalesse, Zion, Abagail, Kyron, and Aria.
She is survived by brothers, David and Gibran Clark. Her sisters, Francesca Ferguson (nee Allie), Yvette Clark, Lorena
Rashid, Angela Clark, Delilah Clark. She is fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews, especially her nephew,
Thaddeus Allie who visited her often.
Special thank you to Jennifer Tomlinson (Blossom) who was like a daughter to Camilla, for her love, care and commitment.
Special thanks to the staff of the 4th floor at Huron Lodge for their care, compassion and treating Camilla as one of their