Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

October 31, 2013

Arthur J. Collins


Corsicana Daily Sun

— Arthur J. Collins, 93, of Corsicana, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 at Navarro Regional Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1920.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruby Lee Ellis Collins; and brother, Douglas Collins.

He is survived by two sons, Arthur Collins Jr. and wife Nellie of Corsicana and Wilbert Collins and wife Patrice of Goldboro, N.C.; daughter Carolyn N. Collins of Corsicana; a brother, Leslie Collins and wife Espanola of Atlanta, Ga.; one grandson, Gregory D. Collins and wife Janice of Forney; one granddaughter, Cameo Collins of Los Angeles, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Cortlandt B. Collins and Lauren Paul; nieces and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at Scott Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2013 at Eastside Church of Christ with Elder Alton Albert as eulogist and Elder W. W. Wilmore officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.  Pallbearers will be James Roberts, Charles Pleasant, Tommie Sutton, Darrell Curry, Danzell Lee and Gregory Collins.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home.