Phyllis Jane Hodgman Collins

August 31, 1937November 3, 2013
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COLLINS, Phyllis Jane, 76, a resident of Lowndesboro, AL, and formerly of Charlotte, MI passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert B. Collins, and her father Alton Hodgman, brother, Roger Hodgman.

She is survived by four daughters, Julie (Shawn) Symons, Strasburg, CO, Janine (Greg) Dicus, Prattville, AL, Joanie (Gerald) Cade, Harpersville, AL, Janey Merchant, Lowndesboro, AL; one son, Maynard (Sue) Collins, Charlotte, MI; her mother, Kathryn Hodgman, Lowndesboro, AL; sister, Diane (Paul) Piepkow, Olivet, MI; ten grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Greg Dicus, Gerald Cade, Chris Cook, Gerry Cade, Jerry Smith and Ben Snyder.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Ridout’s Prattville Chapel at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.


  • VISITATION Friday, November 8, 2013
  • CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE Saturday, November 9, 2013

Phyllis Jane Hodgman Collins

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Connie Ross

November 11, 2013

RIP Aunt Phyllis, I will love you and miss you forever. I have so many memories of you and I will cherish them dearly. Give Uncle Bob and Grandpa Hodgman hugs from me and tell them I love them.
Julie, Janine, Joanie and Janey, You are all in my heart and never far from my thoughts. I love you all so much. It was nice to get together will you all again, just wish it was better circumstances. Like the old days I will never forget them.

Love you all, Connie

Laurie Lindsay

November 11, 2013

Aunt Phyllis You will be missed very much. I will always cherish the memories I have of spending the summer with your family. I will miss hearing your laugh. Give Uncle Bob and Grandpa Hodgman hugs from me. Julie, Janine, Joanie and Janey remember my thoughts and prayers are always with you and I am always here for you.

Love, Laurie Lynn

3 rd Born Daughter

November 8, 2013

I love all the pic's ! You had a good life Mom! We had fun! I will miss you so much!

janey merchant

November 7, 2013

mom I love you miss you forever I will be ok
love janey

November 7, 2013

R.I.P. Miss Phyllis. You daughter Joanie is one of my best friends. She will surely miss you as I am sure your whole family will. God needs you now and we all have another angel watching over us. Say hi to my mom, she will show you around the beautiful heavens. My prayers and thoughts are with you Joanie and I love you. She is not hurting anymore and is resting peacefully.

Gerald Cade

November 7, 2013

R.I.P Mom you will be missed I will never forget the last thing you said to me. Love you

Leigh and John Wilson

November 7, 2013

Rest in peace Phyllis. May the peace from gods Holy Spirit be with all of her family and friends. You will be deeply missed.
Love you Guys

jerry smith

November 7, 2013

i love you Aunt Phyllis rest in peace.. tell Uncle Bob hello for me and that i love him also.. i am so sorry for you girls loss.. she was a great woman!! sorry i cant be there to show my respects and give you all hugs.. just know that i am there in spirit.. i love you all and miss you..

jerry smith

November 7, 2013

I love you Aunt Phyllis rest in peace and tell Uncle Bob hello for me.. i am very sorry for all you Girls loss she was a great woman!! Sorry i cant make it down there to pay my respects and give you all hugs.. but please know my thought and love is with you all at this hard time!! love you all and miss you!!

Janine Dicus

November 7, 2013

I Love You Mom! You are resting now and you are in no more pain!