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Funeral services for Gladys Marie Collins, 97 of Palestine, will be held 11:00 AM Monday, December 18, 2017, at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Mike Haney officiating. Burial will follow in Land of Memory. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
Mrs. Collins passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Hospice Home Place Tyler. She was born July 16, 1920 in Latexo, to Robert Jackson Sims and Jettie Dishongh Sims. She was a beautician all her life and loved her customers and the Houston Texans.
Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph Durwood Collins, sisters; Jewel Cannon, Louise McCrummin and Merkalee Durdin, brothers; Clifford and J.C. Sims. She is survived by daughter Trish Collins of Houston, sons; Bill Maurice Hooks of Plantersville, James Douglass Hooks of Houston, and Terry Durwood Collins of Plantersville, sister Robbie Penny of Willis, grandchildren; Sarah Caudle, Crystal Roberts, Jettie Wright, Kevin Collins, Steven Hooks, Athena Hooks, and Daphine Hooks. and twenty-two great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J.R. Caudel, Richard Roberts, Simon Webster, J.R. Cantu, Mark Moggio, and Randell Shipper.
Condolence calls will be received from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Sunday, December 17, 2017, at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 15, 2017
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