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Lay Turner Collins
Birth: Oct. 20, 1907
Montgomery County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1985, USA

Lay Turner Collins was a farmer, housepainter, and employed at the Recreation Pool Hall in Winona, Mississippi before moving from Mississippi to southern California, in August 1971. He lived with his daughter, Martha Nell Collins-Stewart, for several years, before moving into a convalescent home in El Monte, California.

Lay Collins and Flora Mae Kite were married on October 31, 1937 in Grenada, when the cost of a marriage license was only $3.00. Flora, the daughter of Hugh Kite and Mary Rabun, was born May 06, 1917 in Rt. Ware, Bankston, Choctaw County, Mississippi

They had three children: PAUL TURNER COLLINS, b. October 19, 1940, Winona, Montgomery County, Mississippi; MARTHA NELL COLLINS, b. October 15, 1944, Winona, Montgomery County, Mississippi; and MARY FRANCES "FRAN" COLLINS, b. August 19, 1949, Winona, Montgomery County, Mississippi.


Other information:

Lay Turner Collins was born on 10/20/1907 in Winona, Montgomery Co., MS and died on 02/28/1985 in El Monte, CA.

He married Flora Mae Kite (05/06/1917 - 07/30/2009) on 10/31/1937 in Grenada Co., MS. He was 77y, 4m, 8d old at his death.

Flora Mae Kite Collins was born in Choctaw County, MS and died in Glendora, Los Angeles County, CA. She was 92 years 2 months 24 days old at her death.

Lay and Flora had 3 children, which are, as follows:

Paul Turner (10/19/1940 - 12/05/2012),
Martha Nell (10/15/1944 - ) and
Mary Frances "Fran" (08/19/1949 - ).

Lay and Flora were buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Glendora, Los Angeles Co., CA.

NOTE: For more of the history of the Major Robert "Bob" and Erma Lou Collins' family, go to Collins-Hambrick History.
Family links: 
  Major Robert Collins (1872 - 1945)
  Erma Lou Rodgers Collins (1878 - 1953)
  Flora Mae Kite Collins (1917 - 2009)
  Paul Turner Collins (1940 - 2012)*
  Joe Marlow Collins (1897 - 1966)*
  Ladell Small Collins (1900 - 1949)*
  Lottie Mae Collins [Dalton] [Hays] Robinson (1902 - 1997)*
  Lattie Rodgers Collins (1905 - 1977)*
  Lay Turner Collins (1907 - 1985)
  Nick Pegues Collins (1910 - 1999)*
  Alf Trotter Collins (1913 - 1964)*
  Susie Ellen Collins Richards (1915 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship


Note: 77 years, 4 months, and 8 days old
Oakdale Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: Ron Collins
Record added: Sep 12, 2007
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Lay Turner Collins
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Merry Christmas, Uncle Lay. I Love You.
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