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Mary Elizabeth McLamore Collins
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Birth: May 23, 1856
Death: Apr. 16, 1950

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Collins, 93, a citizen of the Verda and Mt. Zion communities almost all her life, were held at the Mt. Zion Church at 3 p.m. Monday, April 17, 1950, with the Rev. M. E. Mercer and Rev. Lula Wardlow officiating. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery under direction of Hixson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Collins, widow of the late J. W. Collins, was born May 23, 1856 at Meridian, Miss., and moved to Winn Parish at an early age. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Church.

Surviving are two sons, Richard W. of Palmetto, La., and Weaver of Montgomery; four daughters, Miss Lila and Eva Collins of Montgomery, and Mrs. Esma C. Drewett of Downey, Calif. and Mrs. Imogene Lang of Winnsboro; one brother, Charles McLamore of Garrison, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Houston Till of Pollock and Mrs. Malissa Dick of Baton Rouge.

Pallbearers were Lonnie Young, L. O. Jones, Fred Mixon, Preston Wallace, R. B. Lang, and Jules McLamore.

Published in The Winnfield News-American, April 21, 1950

This obituary was contributed by Ron Manley.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Seth McLamore (1830 - 1906)
  Mary Davison McLamore (1835 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Jackson Warren Collins (1852 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Lilla S Collins (1876 - 1977)*
  Blanche C Collins Gilcrease (1878 - 1902)*
  Eva Collins (1879 - 1981)*
  Esma Collins Drewett (1886 - 1982)*
  Imogene Collins Lang (1889 - 1975)*
  Weaver Wayman Collins (1893 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth McLamore Collins (1856 - 1950)
  William Thomas McLamore (1858 - 1903)*
  Hughey Steth McLamore (1861 - 1938)*
  Annie Eliza McLamore Smith (1864 - 1929)*
  Lillian Leota McLamore Houston (1866 - 1941)*
  George W. McLamore (1869 - 1947)*
  Ella McLamore Taylor (1871 - 1898)*
  Charles T. McLamore (1873 - 1959)*
  Arthur Columbus McLamore (1877 - 1929)*
  Melissa McLamore Dick (1879 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Wheeling
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Rita Collvins Mayfield
Record added: Mar 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18304827
Mary Elizabeth <i>McLamore</i> Collins
Added by: Rita Collvins Mayfield
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 5, 2009
 
 
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