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Merrill Collins

Born: Sat., Aug. 29, 1936
Died: Wed., Feb. 5, 2014


10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 09, 2014
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sun., Feb. 09, 2014
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Merrill Collins age 77 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Wednesday, February 05, 2014 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green.  Merrill was born on August 29, 1936 in Centerton, Indiana to the late Raymond Collins and Gertrude Mason Collins.  He was a retired employee of National Starch and Chemical Company in Indianapolis, IN where he worked for 38 years, and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Collins.

Survivors Include:
His wife- Jane Moons Collins of Burkesville, KY
Three Daughters- Larinda Horton of New Whiteland, Indiana, Nora Bates of Martinsville, Indiana, and Tracy Collins of Douglasville, Georgia
One Brother- Vernes Collins of Arizona
One Sister- Helen Roller of Centerton, Indiana
9 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral Service:
Sunday, February 09, 2014 at 4:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main Street, Burkesville, KY with cremation to follow. Family requests visitation on Sunday, February 09, 2014 from 10:00 A.M. until the service time at 4:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville.

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Earl morrison
   Posted Tue February 11, 2014
It has been an honor to have known him. He will be greatly missed. I am sorry I could not come, I was in the hospital.

Amy Smith
   Posted Thu February 27, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss. At this difficult time please remember the Bible’s promise at Acts 24:15, “There is going to be a resurrection.” May the God of all comfort, comfort you in all your trials. – 2 Corinthians 1:3,4