COLLINS, LINDA F - Lawrence County, Arkansas | LINDA F COLLINS - Arkansas Gravestone Photos


Opposition Cemetery
Lawrence County,

17 Apr 1962 - 04 Jun 2019

Linda Collins daughter of Benny Collins and Carolyn Vernice "Kay" (Hunnicutt) Collins. Ms Collins was a well known and respected member of our legislature for, The State of Arkansas.

Linda F. Collins
April 17, 1962 - June 04, 2019

Linda F. Collins, 57, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away at her home. Linda was born on April 17, 1962, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, to Benny and Carolyn Vernice Hunnicutt Collins.

Linda was a loving mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, niece, co-worker, neighbor, and friend.

Linda loved God, her family, her state, and her country. She was a member of the Sutton Free Will Baptist Church, in Pocahontas.

Linda accomplished much good during her lifetime. She was a former Arkansas State Representative and former Arkansas State Senator. In addition, she was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. She was a member of the following organizations: Gun Owners of America, Arkansas Hospitality Association, National Federation of Independent Business, Arkansas Chamber of Commerce, Randolph County Arkansas Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Arkansas Lodging Association, Lower Mississippi Delta Development Council, and the Arkansas Federation of Republican Women. Linda was also proud to be the founder of the Randolph County Tourism Association and a supporter of the Patriots of Act 746, in Arkansas.

Linda is preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Vernice Hunnicutt Collins; paternal grandparents, Francis and Minnie Collins; maternal grandparents, Frank and Linda Odell Hunnicutt; and several aunts and uncles.

Linda is survived by her father, Benny Collins, of Pocahontas; son, Butch (Jennifer) Smith, of Pocahontas; daughter, Heather Tate (John) Williams, of Bryant; sister, Kathy Franks, of Arkansas; and grandchildren, Reese Williams, of Bryant, Brayden Smith, of Pocahontas, and Jackson Smith, of Pocahontas.

All services for Linda F. Collins will be held at the Sutton Free Will Baptist Church, in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, on Friday, June 14, 2019. Linda’s funeral service will begin at 10:00 am, on Saturday, June 15, 2019; Kevin Barnett and Milburn Teasley, officiating. A private family burial will be held immediately following Linda’s funeral service.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Billy Collins, Barry Collins, John Hand, Kirk Kulick, Mark Collins, and Danny Holder.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests that donations be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Visitation - Sutton Free Will Baptist Church
Friday, June 14, 2019 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Funeral Service - Sutton Free Will Baptist Church
Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:00 AM

A private family burial will be held immediately following Linda's funeral service

Obituary provided courtesy of Fears Family Funeral Home Pocahontas, Randolph County, Arkansas published 08 Jun 2019. © Copyright 2014 - 19 Fears Family Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.

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Contributed on 7/5/21 by denise.bratcher63
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Submitted: 7/5/21 • Approved: 7/5/21 • Last Updated: 7/8/21 • R1380886-G0-S3

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