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Beasel Collins

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Born 6-19-1922 -- Died 7-2006

Beasel Collins of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late Alberton and Virgie Horned Collins was born June 19, 1922, at Mammoth Spring, Ark.

She died at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 84.

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and was of the Pentecostal faith.

On April 20, 1942, she was married to Lawrence Collins, and to this union four children were born. He preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 1986.

Survivors include one daughter, Lula Waits of Mammoth Spring; five grandchildren, Beverly Lynn Clark and husband Ray, Gina Michelle Ray and husband Sam, William Lawrence Collins, Kimberly Layne Lancaster and husband Jackie, and Lawrence Dwayne Waits and wife Becky; six great-grandchildren; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, her husband; two sons, Claudie and Billie Gean Collins; one daughter, Cledie Collins; and two sisters, Mary Kirsey and Polly Rich.

The funeral services were held July 9 in the Carr-Montgomery Chapel with Bro. Charles Barnett officiating. Interment followed in the Babe Collins Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carr-Montgomery Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.