Barbara H. Burright Colloton

Death:Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Ogle Co, Illinois

BYRON-BARBARA H.(Burright) COLLOTON, 63, of Byron, died Wed. June 13, 2007 at home after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to Willard "Jiggs" & Ferne G. Henderson Burright in Oregon and attended Oregon Schools. She married Loren Colloton in Stillman Valley in July of 1976. She worked as a Matron at Ogle County Sheriffs Dept., as a dispatcher at Byron Fire Dept., and volunteered at Pegasus. Barb loved her family, horses, going to the gambling boat, the morning coffee group, and assisting in the family auction business. Survivors include her devoted husband, Loren; children, Scott (Debby) Eakle, Doneen Eakle McMillen; step-children, Kevin (Sheila) Colloton, Melissa (Ron) Moser; grandchildren, Chelsea Eakle, Jesse McMillen, Noah & Tyler Colloton, and Garret Moser; sisters, Beverly Fry and Jacqueline (Robert) Bacon; brother-in-law, Kenneth (Beverly) Colloton; sister-in-law, Margie Colloton; and many nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant brother, granddaughter, Kristin Eakle, step-granddaughter, Tracy Colloton, niece, Michelle Fry Schultz, and brother-in-law, Joseph Fry. Funeral services will be held Monday June 18, 2007 at 1:00 PM in the First Baptist Church of Byron, 2nd & Peru, with Rev. Randy Snider, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Oregon. Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00-8:00 PM in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St., Byron. Memorials to Ogle County Hospice would be appreciated. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Retzer, Dr. Schulz, and Ogle County Hospice for their care and comfort to Barbara.

Source: Mortuary Obit

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