Walter Burton Collins

Wednesday, July 2, 2003

WALTER BURTON COLLINS, a resident of Berryville was born May 1, 1932 in Holdenville, Okla. a son of James Ralph and Dollie (Hill) Collins. He died on Thursday, June 26, 2003 in Fayetteville, Ark. at the age of 71,

Before his retirement Mr. Collins worked for Kraft Foods in Berryville for 35 years. He was a member of the Towering Oaks Church in Berryville.

On December 28, 1948 he was united in marriage with Othella (Cathey) Collins who survives him. He is also survived by three daughters, Cathey Sue and her husband, Larry Birchfield, Cindy Lou Flowers and Connie Lyn and her husband Russell Overall all of Berryville; three granddaughters, Melissa Summers, Carrie Pittman and Krista Beck; three grandsons, B.J. Overall, Austin Overall and Cody Flowers; two great-grandsons, Clinton and Brett Summers; a sister, Imogene Hendrix of Russellville, Arkansas; a nephew, Walter James Hendrix of California and a niece Peggy Alston of Russellville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 28, 2003 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Larry Birchfield officiating. Interment followed in the Snow Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Towering Oaks Church Building Fund or to the American Cancer Society.