2012-03-29 / Obituaries

Marie J. Collis

Hagerstown, 82

Marie J. Collis, 82, Hagerstown, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at her residence.

Born on August 27, 1929, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Elzie D. and Ada J. Martin Shackleford.

She was a member of West End Baptist Chapel in Hagerstown.

She is survived by a son, Floyd A. Collis Jr., Crystal Springs; three daughters: Dottie Virts, Kearneysville, and Brenda Statler and Peggy Snyder, both of Hagerstown; six granddaughters; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Margaret Shackleford, Baltimore.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd A. Collis Sr.; a daughter, Linda Collis; three brothers: Frank, Carl and John Schakleford; and four sisters: Dorothy Kranenburg, Eva Parker, Shirley Penwell and Alice Pierce.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, March 23, at Brown Funeral Home. Pastor Shane Wilt officiated. Interment was at Paynes Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomes. WV.com.

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