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Obituary: Wilma "Granny" Back, Scottsburg


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Wilma "Granny" Back, 91, of Scottsburg, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Hickory Creek of Scottsburg. She was born August 13, 1922, in London, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Watson and Nettie (Combs) Dixon.

Granny was a homemaker and attended Green Street Chapel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dexter Back; a son, Charles Eugene Back; and four brothers, Paul, Charles, Ralph and Beryl Dixon.

Survivors include a son, Dean Back and his wife Joyce of Columbus, Indiana; two grandchildren, David Back (Amy) and Jeri Back (Shelley Pieros); five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial at Cravens Cemetery. Calling will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Scottsburg Beautification Committee.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.

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