Elma G. (Collins) Southwood, 85, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010 at River Walk Nursing Home in Noblesville.

Born July 6, 1925 in Oakland City, she was the daughter of Lester and Jewel (Smith) Collins.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Thomas Southwood; son,  Steve Southwood of Noblesville; two sisters, Marilyn Maxam of Warrenton, Carolyn Schlottman Of Evansville; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents; and sister.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland City with the Rev. Darin D. Nossett officiating. Burial will be in Montgomery Cemetery.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. until the service hour on Thursday at the chapel.