Phyllis R. Collins
April 10, 1926 - December 15, 2018
Phyllis Katharine Collins, 92, formerly of Xenia, Ohio passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Custar, Ohio.
Phyllis was living with her granddaughter, Holly and her family in Custar, Ohio for the past 2 years.
She was born April 10, 1926 in Greene County, Ohio to the late Wilfred and Helen (Brannum) Routzong. She married Ernest M. Collins in Yellow Springs, Ohio and he preceded her in death on May 7, 2007.
Phyllis was a 1944 graduate of Beavercreek High School and was a very proud farmer's wife along side her husband. Together they also owned the Circle C Western Shop of Xenia, traveling around the country.
In her spare time she enjoyed being a member of the Spring Valley Senior Center, Xenia; sewing, quilting and cooking. She was a loving grandmother and adored her great grandchildren.
She is survived by four children, Jeanne (David) Bellamy, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Janet (Terry) Booth, Nashville, Tennessee; Becky Collins, Oklahoma; John (Pam) Collins, Cedarville, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, Holly (Jeremy) Wensink; Farley (Cody) Nash; John Robert (Talia) Collins; Katie (Jacob) Blocher; Torie (Trent) Solli; 11 great grandchildren, Megan; Collin; Sara; Cole; Olivia; Eli; Caleb; Emma; Addison; Reed and Ava.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Rob Collins and brother, Robert Routzong.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday at Massie Creek Cemetery, Cedarville Township, Ohio.
Visitation wll be on Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. at the Feehan-Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler, Ohio where a brief service will be held at 6:00 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to Milton Township Fire District.
Milton Township Fire District