Velma Mildred “Millie” Collins
Velma Mildred “Millie” Collins, 86, of Farmington, Ark., died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Fayetteville, Ark.
She was born Monday, June 13, 1932, at Boston, Ark., to Orville and Delpha Shrum Johnson. She married Dotson Collins on May 12, 1950, at Boston. Together, they were parents to two children. She was a member of the Christian Union Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Earl Johnson; and her sister, LaVern Lawson.
She is survived by her husband, Dotson Collins of the home; her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Jerry Mitchell of Harrison, Ark.; her son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Andrea Collins of Farmington; grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Beau and Jessica Collins of Farmington, Skyler and Cynthia Collins of Goldsboro, N.C., and Justin and Lauren Mitchell of Palos Heights, Ill.; granddaughter, Anne Mitchell of Harrison; one brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Gussie Johnson of Paris, Ark.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Juanita and Ben Collins of Huntsville, Ark., and Madge and Glenn Ledbetter of Wellington, Kan.; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Brashears Funeral Home with Loren Collins and Ted Collins officiating. Pallbearers were Beau Collins, Skyler Collins, Justin Mitchell, Harry Thurston, Larry Johnson, and Bobby Steele. Interment followed services at Farmington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Farmington Senior Center Meals on Wheels, 340 West Main, Farmington, AR 72730.
Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville was in charge of arrangements.