Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Phyllis J. Collins (January 18, 2013)

Phyllis J. Collins went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:15 p.m. She was born on July 14, 1938 in Versailles, Ohio, daughter of the late Francis and Florence (Schafer) Treon.

She is survived by husband Edgar A. Collins, whom she married on September 20, 1958. She is also survived by children Merlin Collins and fiancée, Jody Randall-Schriefer of Troy; Jan Collins and significant other, Dave Curtis of Versailles; Beth Collins and significant other, Melissa Hostetler of Sidney; Brian and wife, Tammy Collins of Versailles; and Cathy and husband, Scott Peters of Versailles.

Phyllis was a loving grandmother to 13 Grandchildren: Ty (Kate) Collins, Taryn (Jake) Griffin, and Dana Collins; Matthew (Katie) Curtis, Michele (Kevin) Henninger; Todd and Savanna Hostetler; Bobby (fiancée, Paige Boston), Kristen and Mariah Collins; Collin, Ellen and Emma Peters; and six Great-grandchildren.

Other survivors include her sister, Carolyn & Gary Poling of Versailles and her brother, Kent & Tammy Treon also of Versailles.

Phyllis and Ed were owners of Collins Super Valu for 31 years. Phyllis was a life-long member of Trinity Lutheran Church, an organizer of Community Meals, a member of the Versailles Garden Club, Modern Mothers Club, Coterie Club, Music Boosters, and was a Den Mother. She and Ed were the Grand Marshals of the Poultry Days Parade in 1995.

Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m. at Bailey-Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles on Wednesday, January 23. Funeral Services will be Thursday, January 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, with Pastor Bob Akins officiating and burial to follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church of Versailles.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com