Velma "Ruth" COLLINS

News Death Notice

COLLINS, Velma "Ruth" age 84, of Miamisburg, OH, passed away, Saturday, April 19, 2014. She was born in Thorn Hill, TN, on March 8, 1930, to the late George and Martha (Monk) Jackson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William H. Collins (2003); 4 sisters, Iva June Jackson, Mary Lovin, Bonnie Woolery and Joyce Forsyth; 3 brothers, Douglas, Jesse and Coy Jackson. She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Hazelwood of Dayton; a special nephew, Jamie Forsyth and niece, Julie Hess; numerous other nieces and nephews. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church; and most recently attended Riverview Baptist Church with her friend and care giver, Barb Smith. Ruth worked at Sunshine Biscuit and Sycamore Hospital. Friends may call 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. (1 hour prior to the service), Wednesday, April 23rd, at the Dalton Funeral Home, Corner of State Route 4 & Weaver Rd., Germantown, where the Funeral Service will follow at 12 Noon, with Pastor Michael Miracle officiating. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery. Please share condolences at

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Dalton Funeral Home - Germantown
6900 Weaver Rd. Germantown, OH 45327

Published in Dayton Daily News on Apr. 20, 2014