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Fordyce Collis

January 27, 1921 — September 3, 2009

Fordyce Collis

Fordyce N. Collis, 88, of Payne, passed away Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 at Dallas Lamb Foundation Home.

Fordyce was born in Payne on January 27, 1921, the daughter of the late Donald R. and Myrtle B. (Overmeyer) Copenhaver.

She was a homemaker, a member of St. James Lutheran Church & the ELCA Ladies Circle.

On April 1, 1944 she married Robert Collis, who survives.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Robert; daughter, Susan Zartman of Fort Wayne; sons, Don of Broughton & James (Jane) of Payne; 7 grandchildren & 11 great grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were her daughter, Carol Ann and sisters, Evelyn Fleck & Imogene Copenhaver, and great-grand daughter, Iris Kuzemchak.

Graveside services are at Lehman Cemetery, Payne, Saturday, 11 am, with Rev. Joseph Allen officiating.

Her family requests donations to PCH Home Health Care, 1035 W. Wayne, Paulding 45879.

Arr. by Dooley Funeral Home of Payne.

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