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Preston Collins, 70, Korean Conflict veteran

He was of the Church of Christ faith, retired from Ford Motor Company
Preston Woodruff Collins, 70, a resident of Summit Manor Nursing Home, passed away Friday, February 10, 2006, at 5:09 p.m., at Westlake Regional Hospital.

The funeral service wil be Monday, February 13, 2006, at 10:00 a.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Dean Roach the officiating clergy.

He was the son of the late Millard V. and Nona F. McFarland Collins of Adair County.

He is survived by his wife, Genois Akin Collins, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One daughter: Mary Angela Collins Tackett and her husband Stephen, Louisville, KY

  • Two sons: Philip Lynn Collins and his wife Barbara, Newark, DE; and Mark Dwayne Collins and his wife Amy Jean, Price, UT

  • Three brothers: James Collins and Robert V. Collins of Columbia, and Bill Collins of Floyds Knobs, IN

  • One sister: Mattie Collins, Columbia, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Abraham Collins Tackett, Stephenie Marie Tackett, and Timothy Preston Collins

  • And several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends
He was preceed in death by one brothr, Joe N. Collins, Sr; two half-brothers, Tate Collins and Hugh Collins; and one half-sister, Marie Collins.

Interment will be in Antioch Cemetery.

Expression of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Columbia Church of Christ and may be made at the funeral home.

Visitation from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday and anytime Monday morning before the funeral service.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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