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Phyllis R. (Barnes) Colledge

November 10, 1928 ~ August 8, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old


Phyllis R. (Barnes) Colledge, 94, of Bedford, PA; passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at Colonial Courtyard.  She was born on November 10, 1928 in Bedford, PA; a daughter of the late Grant D. and Ona M. (Miller) Ringler. On July 7, 1977 at the First Christian Church, she was united in marriage to Jack M. Colledge. He preceded her in death on January 24, 2013.

She is survived by her children Robert R. Barnes married to Joyce of Bedford, Brian K. Barnes married to Nancy of Bedford; two step-children Jerry L. Colledge and companion Wendy of Everett, Joel D. College married to Karen of Clearville; three grandchildren Desiree Barnes, Jeremy Barnes, Elyse Barnes; four step-grandchildren Jerry Colledge Sr., Amy Colledge, Amber Greenawalt, Andrew Benton; six great grandchildren Audrianna Barnes, Gabrielle Barnes, Savannah Barnes, Brantley Barnes, Ryan Smith and Cecilia Smith; six step great grandchildren Jace Hockenberry, Alexis Colledge, Jackson Handel, Ellis Greenawalt, Hedi Greenawalt and Daisy Greenawalt.

Along with her loving husband and parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Lisa A. Barnes; infant son, Mark E. Barnes; infant daughter, Mary Ann Barnes; three brothers, Zellers Ringler, Sheldon Ringler and Donald Ringler; and two sisters Lois Ringler and Georgia Brown.

Phyllis was a graduate of Westmont High School Class of 1946. She went on to work as a bookkeeper for Barnes Garage Inc. for twenty years. She retired from Barnes Garage in 1991.

Mrs. Colledge was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Bedford and Bedford County Retired Senior Volunteer Program.   She loved knitting and donated many many hats and gloves to local children throughout the years.

Phyllis was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother that will be greatly missed.

A graveside service will be held at the Everett Cemetery on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. with Rev. Robert R. Robertson officiating.

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Colledge to Bedford County Pink Ribbon Fund, 127 South Juliana Street, Bedford, PA 15522 or to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Colonial Courtyard Staff for the wonderful care they provided. 

Arrangements made by Akers Funeral Home, 299 Raystown Road Everett, PA 15537. 

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Graveside Service
August 12, 2023

10:00 AM
Everett Cemetery

Everett, PA 15537


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