Judy Collette



Judy Collette, 68, of Lafayette, formerly of Seymour, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at her home. Before moving to Lafayette, Judy had retired from Seymour to Lakeland, Florida.

Born April 29, 1948, in Monticello, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Willie and Nancy Kidd Phillips. Her parents passed away when she was young, and she was raised in Tampico by her maternal uncle and aunt, Louis and Angie Kidd, both of whom preceded her in death. On April 28, 1967, at Tampico Baptist Church, Judy married John Collette, who survives.

Judy was a member of Legacy Christian Church in Lakeland, Florida. While living in Florida, Judy was a volunteer in her retirement community. She enjoyed playing cards.

Other survivors include daughter, Christy Collette; grandchildren, Hannah Byrd, McKenzie Flynn, Morgan Flynn and Donovan Flynn; great-grandchildren, Keylie and Elizabeth Byrd; son, Troy (Scarlyte) Collette; grandchildren, Amber, Jackson, Allie Marie and Brynlyn Collette; brothers, Homer (Delorse) Phillip and Ozie (Mary Sue) Phillips; sisters, Alta Wilson and Lucille (Dave) Bond; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Bowden Collette; brothers, Carlis Phillips, Eugene Phillips and Vinton Phillips Jr.; and sisters, Dora Moore, Gertie Sherrill and Lyda Griffin.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Voss Chapel with Pastor Dan Eggold officiating. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and from noon until time of service Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to Saint Elizabeth Hospice, 1415 Salem St. 202, Lafayette, IN 47904

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