Nolan H. Collins, 94, of Nampa, died Tuesday, July 18, 1995,
at the Caldwell hospital. Graveside services will be
held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 21, 1995, at the Parma Cemetery.
Plais Johnson of Parma and Red Ankrom of Boise will officiate.
Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel,
Mr. Collins was born June 5, 1901, at Willow Springs,
Missouri, to Samuel and Belle Parker Collins. He was
raised and educated in Missouri and married Elsie Johnson June
5, 1921, at Willow Springs. He farmed in Missouri and
also worked as a mail carrier and worked in a saw mill that
was owned by his father-in-law. They came to Parma in
1939 where he farmed at Parma and also at Homedale.
Surviving are his wife, Elsie, of Nampa, three
daughters, Lillian Cooper of Fruitland, Vivian Young of Parma
and Gladys Plager of Nampa; two sons, Don Collins of
California and Kirby Collins of Nampa; a daughter-in-law, Ina
Collins of Nampa; two sisters, Thelma McDaniel of Parma and
Reca McMurtrey of West Plains, Missouri; 16 grandchildren; 36
great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Loran Collins, his
parents, 4 brothers and 5 sisters.
Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell
from 4 to 8 p.m. today.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Parma
Missionary Baptist Church or flowers may be sent.