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Information for Cora Clinton Collins
26 October, 1919 4 July, 1993
From the Idaho Press Tribune
July, 1993
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Cora Collins

     Cora Collins, 73, of Parma, Idaho, died Sunday, July 4, 1993, at a Nyssa, Oregon, care center of natural causes.  Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, 1993, at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Parma, with Rev. Jack Cooke of Centennial Baptist Church, Caldwell, officiating.  Burial will follow at the Parma Cemetery.
     Cora was born October 26, 1919, in Little Rock, Arkansas, to Columbus and Minnie Clinton.  She lived in the Ozarks of Missouri as a young girl.  Cora has been a member of the Little Zion Baptist Church, Willow Springs, Missouri, since the age of 16.  Cora married Floyd W. Collins May 17, 1939 at Wilder, Idaho.
     Cora enjoyed the outdoors where she could hunt, fish, or just ride around looking to see what might be around the next curve.  She was always planning her next trip.  She made many beautiful quilts for her family.
     She is survived by two daughters, Edna Portenier and Geneva Riley, both of Parma; five sons, Clifton of Notus, Jim of Caldwell, Floyd of Homedale, Mike of Parma, Chris of Nampa; four brothers, Roy, Charlie and Floyd of Willow Springs, MO., and Chester of Oakhurst, Ca.; a sister and best friend, Nola Watkins of Parma; 22 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 4 stepgrandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     Preceding her in death was her husband, Floyd; her parents, Columbus and Minnie; four brothers, Deb, Elza, Bill and Lester; two sisters, Elsie and Lola; and a granddaughter.
    Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Parma, today July 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.