TROY - Marilyn K. (Battson) Collins, 63, of Troy, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy.
She was born Feb. 3, 1949, in Troy.
She was preceded in death by her parents Donald Eugene and Onda Maxine (Class) Battson, sister Barbara Battson.
She is survived by her loving family - sisters and brothers-in-law Judy and Paul Butts of Tipp City, Nancy and Tom Zeigler of Troy, Sue and John Penrod of Sedalia, Mo., Linda and Tildon Ishmael of West Chester, Ohio, and Mary Knisley of Troy; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Carol Battson of Tipp City, and Roger and Diane Battson of Tipp City; 18 nieces and nephews; 21 great-nieces and nephews; and lifelong friend Kathy Gibson of Orlando, Fla.
Marilyn was a 1967 graduate of Troy High School, a former 4-H adviser, formerly employed at Hobart Corporation, Hobart Brothers and Springhill Nurseries for many
years, and enjoyed genealogy, reading and watching T.V.
She will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.
If so desired, contributions may be made to the Miami County Public Library, 419 W. Main St., Troy, OH 45373.
Memorial services will be conducted at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are being handled by the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, West Milton.