Lebanon Reporter


December 4, 2013

Penny L. Collins

Penny Lou (Roth) Collins, 59, of Bedford, formerly of Lebanon, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Oct. 7, 1954, in Lebanon, she was the daughter of Arthur “Blocky” and Laura Elizabeth (Merriott) Roth. She was a cake decorator at JC Plus for more than 25 years. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed riding horses, reading, playing solitaire and loved dogs.

Survivors include three daughters, Laura Riley and Sarah Moore, both of Bloomington, and Megan Collins of Bedford; a son-in-law, Mathew Moore of Bloomington; four grandchildren, Hadley Elizabeth Brummett, Everly Reigh Wright, Natalie Leighton Moore and Kellan Riley Moore; a sister, Susie Roth-Byers of Lebanon; a brother, Mike Roth of Lebanon; nieces and nephews, Julie Dickerson, Patrick Riley, Chris Riley, Mike Roth II, Maggie Roth, Scott Dickerson, Andy Dickerson and Tony Dickerson; and her former husband, Glenn Collins. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Bonnie Riley.

Visitation is 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Day & Carter Mortuary, 1133 Lincoln Ave., Bedford. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary, with the Rev. Dean Jackson officiating.

Online condolences may be made at www.daycarter.com.

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