May 5, 1948 - July 29, 2007
BELLEVUE Helen K. Ellison, 59, of Bellevue, died Sunday at St Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo after a lengthy illness.
She was born May 5, 1948 in Willard the daughter of the late Troy Collins Sr. and Alma (Predieri) Collins of Plymouth. Helen was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, canning and gardening.
She is survived by her husband, Herschel, whom she married Oct. 21, 1980 in Kentucky; mother, Alma Collins of Plymouth; sons, Tim Ferguson of Bellevue, Todd Ferguson of Willard and Christopher Ferguson of Bellevue; a daughter, Ma Linda Ellison of Willard; 12 grandchildren; and brothers, Troy Collins Jr. of Willard and Gary Collins of Willard.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, James "Butch" Collins.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lindsey-Kocher Funeral Home, 323 Myrtle Ave., Willard, where a funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday with pastor Danny Hamilton officiating.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Willard.