Pamela McCollister

Pamela Jo (Conley) McCollister, 68, passed away unexpectedly, on Friday, October 23, 2015.

Pamela was born on May 16, 1947, in Van Wert, OH, to Robert and Janet (Eicher) Conley. She married James McCollister on August 31, 1984, and he survives. Pamela enjoyed being with her family. She also liked to cook, bake, fish, bowl, and go on long walks. She enjoyed collecting pigs and Norman Rockwell knickknacks.

She is survived by her husband, James McCollister; six children, Joe (Jen) McCollister of Mansfield, Steve McCollister of Otway, OH, Amy Schofield of Columbus, Andi (Darryl) Tibbs Poiner of Martin, TN, Chuck Carter of Lexington, and James M. McCollister of Mansfield; seven grandchildren, Jesse (Aerie) McCollister, LeAnne Bryant, Christian Schofield, Krystene Schofield, William Schofield Jr, Zavier McCollister, and Sean Tibbs; three great-grandchildren, Kanyon McCollister, Leland Schofield, Austin Schofield; two siblings, Cheryl (John) Wilcox of MI, and Robert (Roseanne) Conley of Crestline; and three best friends, Andra Webb, Linda Edwards, and Charlotte Smith.

Pamela was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Rick Carter.

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Calling hours will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Real Life Community Church, 670 Kentucky Ave, Mansfield, OH. Memorial services will follow at 1 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Richland County Humane Society, 3025 Park Ave West, Ontario, OH 44906.

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