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Robert Lee "Bob" Collins, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1934
Winona
Montgomery County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 2013
Marion
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA

Memorial services for Robert Lee "Bob" Collins, Sr., will be held Thursday, March 14, in the chapel of Barham Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Mark Giles and Rev. David Mosley will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Mr. Collins, 78, of Enterprise passed away Monday, March 11. He was a native of Winona, MS., and graduated from Winona High School in 1952, enrolling in the U.S. Air Force, discharging in 1953. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1958 with an A.S. degree in Gas Fuel Technology and began a 40 year career with Mississippi Valley Gas Company, retiring in 1998.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Mildred Ann "Micki" Stribling Collins, who died November 20,2012.

Survivors include his son, Robert Lee "Bob" Collins, Jr. and wife Jane Lee Collins of Long Beach, MS., and daughter, Leigh Ann Chandler and husband Dewayne of Enterprise and four grandchildren Collin Chandler, Susanna Collins, Chase Chandler and Joanna Collins.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

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NOTE: Bob is also survived by a sister, Joyce Collins Mansker Word, and a half-sister, Rosa Crane Brookshire Collins.

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March 13, 2013
Robert Lee Collins Sr.

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN

Memorial services for Robert Lee "Bob" Collins Sr. will be held Thursday, at 11 a.m., at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Giles and Rev. David Mosley officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Collins, 78, of Enterprise, died Monday, March 11, 2013. He was a native of Winona, and graduated from Winona High School in 1952, enrolling in the U.S. Air Force, discharging in 1953. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1958 with an associate's of science degree in gas fuel technology and began a 40-year career with Mississippi Valley Gas Company, retiring in 1998.

Survivors include his son, Robert Lee "Bob" Collins Jr. and wife Jane Lee Collins of Long Beach; daughter, Leigh Ann Chandler and husband Dewayne of Enterprise; and, four grandchildren: Collin Chandler, Susanna Collins, Chase Chandler and Joanna Collins.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Mildred Ann "Micki" Stribling Collins, who died Nov. 20, 2012.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ladell Small Collins (1900 - 1949)
  Amy Dell Stephens Brookshire Collins (1902 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Mildred Ann Stribling Collins (1934 - 2012)
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Collins*
  Rosa Crane Brookshire Collins (1921 - 2014)**
  J. W. Brookshire (1923 - 1929)**
  Joyce Collins Mansker Word (1929 - 2013)*
  Robert Lee Collins (1934 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

WE DID THE BEST WE COULD

Together Forever
Married 51 Years


 
Note: 78 years 8 months 20 days old. Bob is also survived by a sister, Joyce Collins Manske Word, and a half-sister, Rosa Crane Brookshire Collins.
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
Meridian
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Mausoleum 30A-1
 
Created by: Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
Record added: Dec 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101865603
Robert Lee Bob Collins, Sr
Added by: Susan Dixon Duke
 
Robert Lee Bob Collins, Sr
Added by: Susan Dixon Duke
 
Robert Lee Bob Collins, Sr
Added by: Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
 
 
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