Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at Burton Funeral Home in Indianola.
Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012, at Burton Funeral Home with Dr. Allen Bailey and Dr. Danny Prater officiating. Burial followed in Indianola City Cemetery.
Mrs. Collins was a member of First Baptist Church of Inverness. She was a member of the International Order of the Eastern Star and the Ladies Auxiliary. She was retired from the Sunflower County Department of Civil Defense.
Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Collins; four sisters, Willie Doyle, Edrith Mitternight, Catherine DeAngelo and Jimmie Mae Peyton; and one brother, Bill Williams.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Lou Foster of Clevelan, Bobbie Sue Bowen of Indianola and Patricia Cole of San Antonio, Texas; a stepson, Charles Edward Collins of Ruleville; three sisters, Nadine Melton of Long Beach, Robbie Melton of Ruleville and Jean Norwood of Arizona; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
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