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Monday, November 28th, 2011
Lora Collins
Lora Collins, 75, St. Marys, died suddenly at 6:02 p.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus.
She was born Jan. 8, 1936, in Mousie, Ky., to Troy and Biddie Wicker Chaffins. On March 5, 1955, she married Morrell "Mo" Collins, who survives.
Also surviving are children, Lutrena (Dan) Slusser, Celina, and Amain (Sue) Collins, Celina; siblings, Ballard Chaffins, St. Marys, Myrtle Johnson, Kendallville, Ind., Cora Fields, Hindman, Ky., Dora Lewis, Crossville, Tenn., and Sally Fairchild, St. Marys; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Deceased are brothers, Coy Chaffins, James Chaffins, Richard Chaffins, Paris Chaffins and Leo Chaffins.
She was a 1953 graduate of Hindman High School, was a graduate of Alice Lloyd College and earned a master's degree at Ohio Northern University. She retired from Parkway Local Schools after 30 years service as a kindergarten teacher. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, St. Marys.
Service is 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Revs. Tim Smith and Bill Drummond officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, West Chapel, St. Marys, where memorials may be made to the church.
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