Clarise Victoria Collins Fletcher, age 72 of Galatia, IL passed on this life May 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Clarise was born in Holmes Mill, KY on October 8, 1944 to the late Rubin and Rosa (Logan) Clark. She was married to Charles Collins who preceded her in death and later was preceded by Jack Fletcher.
She had retired from the Good Shepard Nursing Home in Galatia, IL. Clarise loved the outdoors and to travel. She was a Baptist by faith. She raised dogs and birds and loved all animals. Her favorite time was being with her family and cooking meals. Clarise had a wonderful soul and will be missed by many.
Clarise is survived by 3 daughters, Cathy (Paul) Staczko of Henderson, KY, Vicky Caudill of Henderson, KY and Carolyn (Jeff) Flanders of Galatia, 1 son, Kenneth (Debbie) Caudill of Galatia. Her grandchildren, Lance McCormick, Amanda Turner, Tia McCormick, Justin Travelstead, Cody Travelstead, Taylor Flanders and Francis Jenkins. Great great grandchildren, Blake McCormick, Damon McCormick, Nevaeh Duncan, Piper Turner and Noah Jenkins. Brothers Robert Rice and Bobby Rice and several Step children and Step Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Rubin Clark and John Rice and a sister Lola Parham
Visitation for Clarise will be Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Cox & Son Funral Home in Ridgway from 12 Noon until 2:00 PM. Her funral service will immediately follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. David Cochran officiating and her burial will take place in the Lebanon Cemetery in Galatia.
You may make memorial contributions to St. Judes Hospital, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. You may also leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com