- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 17 August 2011
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Funeral services for Rex M. Collins, age 87 of Mount Pleasant, were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 at Curry-Welborn Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant. Burial was in the Mount Vernon City Cemetery with Pastor Bill Miller officiating.
Mr. Collins was born Jan. 26, 1924 in Mount Vernon to Roscoe and Lena Collins. He served in the United States Army.
He died Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Titus Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daugther, Linda Hackney; two brothers, Otis Collins and Loyd Collins; a sister, Mildred Talley; and his long time companion, Dorothy Matthews.
He is survived by a granddaughter and her husband, Patricia and Kirby Hollingsworth of Mount Vernon; three great-grandchildren, a brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Cleatis Collins of Jean, Nev.; and many friends.