• Allison Collins

    17 Dec 2019

  • Sedan – Allison Collins, age 95, of Elk Falls, Kansas passed away, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha, Kansas.

    Allison was born on December 2, 1924 in Little River, Kansas to Charles and Mellie (Crumm) Hatfield.  She lived in the Little River area most of her childhood.

    On January 21, 1942 she married Oliver Oscar “Buck” Collins in Jasper, Arkansas.  They lived in Arkansas before moving to Colorado where she worked as a bus driver for St. Vrain School District in Longmont, Colorado for 27 years before her retirement.  She was preceded in death by her husband on December 19, 1997.

    After her husband’s death she moved to Elk Falls, Kansas where she has lived for several years.

    Allison loved her kids, grandkids, great-grandkids, and great-great-grandkids.  She loved nature, gardening, making quilts and gifting them to friends and family.  She really enjoyed cooking and made wonderful pies.

    She is survived by four children; Mike Collins and wife Wilda of Howard, Kansas, Melody Buescher and husband Gene of Springdale, Arkansas, Rebeka Eck and husband Paul of Elk Falls, Kansas, and Jack Collins and wife Becky of Platteville, Colorado; one daughter-in-law, Edsy Collins of Elk Falls, Kansas; grandchildren; Allison Slorf, Kim Bartelli, Andrew Jones, Kerry Eck, Matthew Buescher, Tina McIntire, Mark Collins, Amanda Heitmann, and Allison Collins; great-grandkids; Fiona Bartelli, Brittany Cifuentes, Abby Lawson, Jenna Palecki, Meghan Rodriguez, Kaden Jones, Kaley Jones; great-great-grandkids; Connor Eck, Madeline Eck, Hugo Cifuentes, Oliver Cifuentes,  Aiden Palecki, Addison Palecki, Delilah Rodriquez and Lincoln Rodriguez.

    She was preceded in death by son, John Collins, and daughter, Robin Collins.

    Church Services will be held on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Elk Falls United Methodist Church in Elk Falls with Pastor Dena Allison officiating.  Burial will follow at the Elk Falls Cemetery.

    Family has suggested memorials to The Gideon’s International and those remembrances may be left in care of the Dickens Family Funeral Home, 209 N. Douglas, Sedan, Kansas 67361.

     

     

  • 2 comments

    So sorry for your loss. Allison was such a beautiful lady inside and out. She had the biggest heart. The Porterfield family.

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    So sorry for your loss. Allison was such a beautiful lady inside and out. She had the biggest heart. The Porterfield family.

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