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Verlie (nee Waddell) Collins

Obituary for Verlie (nee Waddell) Collins

July 8, 1922 - January 19, 2020
Middleburg Heights, Ohio | Age 97

Beloved Wife, Loving Mother, Dearest Grandmother, and Sister


VERLIE K. COLLINS (née Waddell), age 97. Beloved wife of the late Troy B.; loving mother of Phyllis McManus, Linda S. Sekerak (Peter, deceased) and Susan L. Sevens (Ray); dearest grandmother of Troy McManus, Robert Smith, Melony Smith and Peter Sekerak, Jr.; great grandmother of Cristofer McManus, Katlyn McManus, Brandon and Nathan Smith and Zackary Dobriansky; preceded in death by her sister Ruth Cornwell (Clark, deceased) and her brothers Arlie Waddell, Jr. (Sue, surviving) and Harold G. Waddell (Glenna, deceased). Verlie was a true Christian woman living out her faith daily before family, friends, neighbors, co-workers and even those the Lord chose to put in her path. She was a long time member of the Cleveland Baptist Church. Verlie stepped through the portal of Heaven To be with her Savior and Lord, early Sunday morning, January 19, 2020. A funeral service for Verlie will be held at Busch Funeral Home, 4334 Pearl Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 on Thursday, January 23. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4-7pm prior to the service. Verlie's earthly remains will be laid to rest by her husband Troy, in Greenelawn Memory Gardens Cemetery, Greeneville, TN near where Verlie was born. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be forwarded to her beloved Cleveland Baptist Church, 4431 Tiedeman Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144 for their many outreach ministries. (216) 741-7700

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4334 Pearl Road
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