Ruth CollinsName: Ruth Collins
Locaton: Manatee County
Date of Death: 12/13/2011
Age at death: 83
Ruth Collins, 83 of Henderson, NV, formerly of Manatee County, passed away on December 13, 2011 in Nevada. Mrs. Collins was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She began a life of travel first, relocating with her late husband Bill in the U.S. Army and later traveling with her daughter, Kitty. Ruth retired as the office manager for Riverside Products, and was a member of the Green Valley Baptist Church in Henderson, NV. She was also a member and past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 87 in Bradenton. Ruth is survived by her daughter Kathleen Clark of Henderson, NV, son, Michael Collins of Angel Fire, NM, five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
A Eastern Star memorial service will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 in the chapel at Skyway Memorial Gardens in Palmetto, FL. Inurnment will follow next to her husband at the cemetery. The family request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to either the American Cancer Society or the Green Valley Baptist Church in Henderson, NV in her memory. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by Shannon Funeral Home Town Chapel, Bradenton.