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October 22nd, 2020

joan collinsJoan Etta Collins, 86, died September 2, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society in Liberal. 

She was born Nov. 15, 1933 to George Henage and Amy Gladys Ormiston Henage in Eldon, Colo. 

She married Loren Lee Collins Sept. 30, 1949, in Clayton, N.M. He preceded her in death in 2010.

She was a member of First Nazarene Church. 

She co-owned Merit Radiator Services, but also had several jobs as: a maid at the Holiday Motel, carhop at the Snack Shack, she ironed clothes for people and worked at Blacks Drug Store. 

She was an involved member of the International Order of Odd Fellows and was a Rebecca, Grand Canton, and Theto-Roh.

Survivors include four sons: Everett Collins, Liberal, Charles Collins, Houston, Texas, Lewis Collins, Perryton, Texas, and John Collins, Liberal; daughter, Lori Ann Benton-Merz and husband, Steve, Liberal; brothers, Jimmy Henage, Mobile, Ala., and Melvin Henage, Wilmer, Ala.; sisters, Teri Lexan Fox, New Castle, Okla., and Cinda Sisneros, Lubbock, Texas; seven grandchildren; and 10 Great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Kenneth Collins; three sisters: Shirley Caldwell, Billy Dreher, and Gaylynn Livengood-Caldwell; and brother, George E. Henage.

• Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 at the Hornung Family Funeral Home Chapel at 1212 West 2nd Street in Liberal. 

Burial will be at the Restlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept, 7, 2020, and the family will be present during that time to greet family and friends.

Memorials are suggested to The Good Samaritan Society, in care of Hornung Family Funeral Homeat  1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.

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