Mother of Stephen Colbert and Elizabeth Colbert Busch dies at 92

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The mother of comedian Stephen Colbert and former SC1 candidate Elizabeth COlbert Busch has passed away at the age of 92.

According to an obituary in the Post and Courier, Lorna Elizabeth Tuck Colbert was the matriarch of a family of 82 as well as an artist, church leader, businesswoman, and supporter of the arts.

In lieu of flowers, well-wishers are asked to make a donation to the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation for the Dr. James W. Colbert Endowment Fund.

Funeral arrangements are being made by James. A. McAlister Funeral Home. All services will be private.