Fannie Ammon <I>Peddy</I> Collins

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Fannie Ammon Peddy Collins

  • Birth 30 Jul 1873 Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 11 Nov 1957 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 9093572

Hunt County, Texas, Marriages 1846-1911, page 89:
groom: Collins, G.H.
bride: Peddy, Ammon
married: 24 Dec 1888
recorded: marriage volume F page 165

Texas Deaths 1890-1976 (FamilySearch):
Name: Fannie Ammon Collins
Death date: 11 Nov 1957
Death place: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): Cauc.
Age at death: 84 years 3 months 11 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 30 Jul 1873
Birth place: Louisiana
Marital status: Widowed
Spouse name:
Father name: James S. Peddy
Father birth place: Not Known
Mother name: Euphenia Salisbury
Mother birth place: La.
Occupation: Housewife
Residence: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
Cemetery name: East Mount
Burial place: Greenville, Texas
Burial date: 11 Nov 1957
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2135924
Digital GS number: 4163662
Image number: 1379
Reference number: cn 63864
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976


Greenville (Texas) Herald Banner, Tue, 12 Nov 1957, page 2, Services Here Monday For Mrs. G.H. Collins

GREENVILLE - Funeral services for Mrs. G.H. Collins, pioneer club woman and church worker, who died early Monday morning at a Fort Worth hospital, were held at 2:30 p.m. today at the James-Coker-Peters Funeral Chapel.

The Rev. Neal T. Jones, pastor of First Baptist Church conducted the services. Burial was made in East Mount cemetery.

Pallbearers were J.F. Adkisson, Shelby Sinclair, J.A. Norton, Bill Polk, Jim Jones, Peyton Bryan and Harold Clayton, Greeenville and Raymond Gee, Fort Worth.

Names as honorary pallbearers were officers and directors of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association.

Mrs. Collins was born in Ouachita Parish, La., the daughter of the Rev. James H. Petty (sic) and Euphemia Salsbury Petty (sic). Her mother was a native of England. In 1891 she was married to G.H. Collins, founder of the Collins Brothers Furniture Company, and they continued to make Greenville their home. Both were prominently identified with the civic, religious and cultural advancement in Greenville.

In "Who's Who of the Women of Texas" the biographical sketch relates the numerous activities of Mrs. Collins, including the club work both in the district and state and the Northeast District of the Baptist Women Mission Workers. In each of these organizations she had held the chair of president and had served on numerous committees.

Her knowledge of Parlimentary Law took her to Chautauqua, New York, for many summers, where she was a member of the Woman's Club and the Parliamentary Law Club. Other activities in which she was extensively engaged were with the United Daughters of Confederacy, Red Cross, Near East Relief and many others. Her home had been at 2400 Park Street since 1900.

Surviving are two sons, Tilford Collins, Greenville and Leighton Collins, New York City, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a brother, J.H. Petty (sic), Ardmore, Okla. Among other relatives are Mr. and Mrs. James Luttrell, Arlington, Mrs. Chester Farris, Arlington, and Mrs. Will Moore, Fort Worth.


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  • Maintained by: rhm
  • Originally Created by: John Armstrong
  • Added: 13 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9093572
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fannie Ammon Peddy Collins (30 Jul 1873–11 Nov 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9093572, citing East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by rhm (contributor 46886229) .