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Virgil F COLLINS (VETERAN WWII)

Rogers City (Rogers) Cemetery
Benton County
, Arkansas

Virgil
World War II
July 27, 1921 - March 4, 2005

*Obituary
The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas
Saturday, March 5, 2005

ROGERS - Virgil F. Collins, 83, of Rogers died March 4, 2005, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was born July 27, 1921, to Fred Roy and Lizzie Fields Collins. He married Ruth Blackburn on Nov. 26, 1969. He retired from the Rogers Street Department where be worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed reading, walking and watching sports. He was a World War II veteran, serving most of his time in Alaska.

Survivors include his wife; one brother, Chester Collins of Farmington; one sister, Alberta Anderson of Sand Springs, Okla.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Rogers Cemetery, with the Rev. Lon Brown officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Callison-Lough Funeral Service, Rogers.

Ruth
February 5, 1928 - February 13, 2012

*Obituary
Benton County Daily Record
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

ROGERS — Ruth E. Collins, age 84, of Rogers, Ark., went to be with her Lord on Feb. 13, 2012. She was born on Feb. 5, 1928, in War Eagle, Ark., to John H. and Gladys Ecton Blackburn and was a life-time resident of the area. She married Virgil F. Collins on Nov. 26, 1969. He preceded her in death along with her parents and three sisters.

She retired from Rogers Public School food services after working 18 years at the Rogers High School cafeteria. She was a Christian and attended The House of God.

She is survived by a brother, Joe Blackburn of Rogers, a sister, Lola Smith of Stillwater, Okla.; six nieces, Billie M. Bross, Ima Lou Rust, Edith Robertson, Lilly E. Harris and husband, Buck, and Francis Brown, all of Rogers, and Shirley Leach and husband, Jimmie, of Gentry; two nephews, John Elliot of Rogers and Lee Bell and wife, Ila Faye, of Stillwater, Okla. She is also survived by three wry special friends, Sheila and Ernie Stanley and Deloris Brown of Rogers.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today, Feb. 15, 2012, at the Callison-Lough Funeral Home Chapel. Private burial followed at Rogers City Cemetery.

Contributed on 11/27/07 by wfields55
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Submitted: 11/27/07 • Approved: 9/5/18 • Last Updated: 9/7/18 • R1414-G1414-S3

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