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William Thomas "W. T." Collins
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1874
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1962
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for W. T. (Uncle Bill) Collins, who died at a Winnfield hospital Thursday morning, March 15, after a long illness, will be held Friday, March 16, at 2:30 p.m. at the Sardis Baptist Church. The Rev. E. B. Barton and the Rev. Clarence Weatherford will officiate.

Burial will be in the Brown Cemetery under direction of Edmonds Funeral Home. The remains will be at the family home, Five Forks Community, south of Winnfield, near Atlanta. He was a retired farmer and observed his 87th birthday on October 11, 1961 [sic 1874].

Surviving are nine children; four sons, Ed Collins, Atlanta, DeWitt and Luther Collins, Five Forks Community, and Roy Collins, Saline Lake; five daughters, Mrs. L. R. Dick, Smackover, Ark., Mrs. J. A. Young, Norphlet, Ark., Mrs. Murrell McIlwain, Springhill, La., Mrs. P. B. Smith and Mrs. Howard Boyett, Tannehill; 26 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren; one brother, Robert Collins, Gilbert, La., and a number of nieces and nephews.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, March 15, 1962 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas S. Collins (1845 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Pinola Paralee Barton Collins (1881 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Edward Lee Collins (1898 - 1965)*
  Thomas Collins (1900 - 1923)*
  Lucy V. Collins Dick (1901 - 1990)*
  Ida Mae Collins Young (1903 - 1999)*
  Edna M. Collins Smith (1905 - 1987)*
  Infant Collins (1907 - 1907)*
  Velma Collins (1908 - 1922)*
  Roy Collins (1910 - 1996)*
  Annie B. Collins Boyett (1912 - 1992)*
  Della Jewel Collins McIlwain (1914 - 2004)*
  Luther Collins (1916 - 1997)*
  John Dewitt Collins (1919 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Thomas Collins (1874 - 1962)
  Anna Bell Collins Barton (1876 - 1960)*
  Robert Shumake Collins (1879 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brown Cemetery
Sardis (Winn Parish)
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jul 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39450800
William Thomas W. T. Collins
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William Thomas W. T. Collins
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