Mrs. Collins was born Dec. 30, 1922, Sanderson, to Susan (Dean) and James Monroe Forth. She married Glen Paul Collins in Del Rio on Oct. 2, 1939. She was a Baptist, a member of the Red Hat Club and worked at South Texas Children’s Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glen Paul Collins; and a son-in-law, Fred Gray.
Survivors include four daughters, Brenda Gray of Magnolia, Cathy (Tim) Racz of Boone, N.C., Paula (Talton) Gallagher and Tammy (Tony) Brannon, both of Beeville; seven grandchildren, Laurie Crawford, Tim Racz, Paul Gallagher, Mark Gallagher, Mike Gallagher, Kim Ingram and Tony Brannon.; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Bible Baptist Church.
The funeral service was conducted there at 10 o’clock following visitation. A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Westlawn Cemetery in Del Rio.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home