"font-size: 16pt;">Alta Meda Collins went home to be with the Lord

Saturday April 9, 2011. She was 93 years young. She was born

January 24, 1918 in Carroll County Arkansas to E.C. and Dora

Elizabeth Nelson.


"font-size: 16pt;">She and her family moved to Zena, Okla. in a

covered wagon about 86 years ago. She had been long term resident

of Afton since her mid twenties.


"font-size: 16pt;">She was preceeded in death by her husband, of 38

years the love of her life, Robert Collins and three children James

Russell, Ralph Russell, Betty Russell White; five brothers, Melvin

Nelson, Wesley Nelson, Elvis Nelson; two baby brothers; two

sisters, Ollie Mae Fellers and Ruby Seamands.


"font-size: 16pt;">Surviving family members include two sons Ray

and Joyce Russell of Okla. City and Charles and Carolyn Russell of

Vinita and one daughter Brenda Collins Trimble and her husband

Larry Trimble of Afton and three sisters Flossie Abby of

Washington, Linnie Duncan of Lawton Oklahoma and Iva Plake of Miami

Oklahoma. She was a proud grandmother to 12 grandchildren. 18 great

grandchildren, and 14 great great grandchildren.


"font-size: 16pt;">She will be remembered for her love for

quilting, cooking, gardening, and canning. She had a hunger for

life and compassion for her family.


"font-size: 16pt;">She was a cook by trade working for Green

Country Café, Lorene’s, Bell’s Café, Horseshoe Café and many



"font-size: 16pt;">Visitation is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

April 12, 2011 at Adcock Funeral Home in Afton. Where family and

friends are welcome.

"font-size: 16pt;">Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.,

Wednesday April 13, 2011, at Trinity Southern Baptist Church Afton,

Oklahoma. Burial services will be at Mount Hope Cemetery Afton,


"font-size: 16pt;">Serving as Pallbearers will be Jeremiah Trimble,

Brad Gibson, Jimmy Russell, Todd Russell, Troy King, Jay Victor,

Jerry Blake and E.J. Nelson.


"font-size: 16pt;">Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Kaden

Gibson and Kashen Gibson.


"font-size: 16pt;">Arrangements are provided by Adcock Funeral

Home. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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