Lucille “Lucy” Avlee Myers Collins, 69, of Ripley passed away March 6, 2016 AT Jackson General Hospital following a short illness.

She was born January 9, 1947 at Ripley, a daughter of the late Denny Alva and Mary Pauline Richards Myers. She was a homemaker and her greatest joy was being a mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Pauline Short of Cottageville, Denny Alva “Alvie” Collins of Kenna, Davey Collins of Ripley and Avlee Collins Good of Sissonville; sisters Anna Ramsey, Margie Collins, Dorothy M. Boggess, Bonnie Rhodes, Barbara Casto, Rosie L. Collins and Phyllis A. Taylor; brothers Everett D. Myers and Virgil J. Myers; 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren with one on the way.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Virgil R. Collins and a brother Raymond J. Myers.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 pm Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley with Pastor Herman P. Robinson officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Sandyville. Friends may call from 11 am to time of service on Thursday.

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