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Erma Gayle Collatt

Benton, AR, 1926 - 2019

Erma Gay Collatt, age 92, of Benton passed away Sunday March 31, 2019 in Batesville. She was born August 16, 1926 in Conway County. Erma was retired from the Benton Utilities Department and a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver William Thomason and Florence Ann Dauley Thomason, husband, John L. Collatt, three brothers, Roy, Curtis and Opal Thomason, two sisters, Lula Dale Kiefel and Edith Ford. Survivors, daughter and son-in-law, Sharon (Steve) Bryant, Batesville; grandchildren Monica Bryant, Tulsa; Mallory (Justin) Burton, Florida; great-grandchildren, Joseph Burton and Sydney Burton, both of Florida.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ashby's. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Smith Rosemont Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials made be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 200 North Market Street, Benton, Arkansas. Online guest book at

Published April 3, 2019

Ashby Funeral Home
108 West Narroway, Benton, AR
Phone: 501-778-2544