Pauline Collins

Pauline CollinsPauline E. Collins, 66, of Rushville died at 8:10 a.m. Sept. 15, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She was born Dec. 28, 1950, in Louisiana, Mo., a daughter of Richard F. and Wanda Barnes Luckett.

Surviving are one daughter, Theresa Holsman of Beardstown; three brothers, Michael Luckett of Valley City, Ricky Luckett of Hersman and Roger (and Dodie) Luckett of Naples; two sisters, Joyce (and Mike) Guthrie of Arkansas and Tammy Welch of Jacksonville; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Clara Jackson; and three brothers, Richard, Rocky and Rollie Luckett; and her longtime companion, Tom Dodds.

She worked at Schmidt Hospital in Beardstown from 1976-82. She was then a caretaker for the elderly in their homes.

Private burial will be in the Rushville City Cemetery. Wood Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Culbertson Memorial Hospital Foundation or Hope Blooms.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/20/2017


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