"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
"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