Lona Collins at the age of 110.
|Birth:||18 June 1907|
Medford, Oklahoma, USA
|Death:||22 June 2019|
Wickliffe, Ohio, USA
|Age:||112 years, 4 days|
Lona Collins was born in Medford, Oklahoma, USA on 18 June 1907 to Henry and Lottie (Ledford) Mergler. She was a sickly baby and was not expected to live to her first birthday. She also survived cancer twice in her life.
Collins married Christopher Collins in 1926, and they were married until Christopher's death on 5 June 1991. The couple had two children, William G. Collins Sr. (died 2011) and Lois J. Klemenc.
Collins died in Wickliffe, Ohio, USA, on 22 June 2019, at the age of 112 years, 4 days. At the time of her death, she was officially the oldest person in Ohio.
- Wickliffe woman celebrating 105th birthday with trip with 82-year-old daughter (with video) The News Herald, 13 May 2012
- Local woman beats the odds, turns 110 WKYC, 27 June 2017
- Lona Collins Obituary
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