Collins, Nellie

49727632_126865627548NELLIE MARIE MULLIS-COLLINS of Apache, Oklahoma


Was born on August 27, 1920 in Lindsey, OK to James D. and Nellie Edna (Nesmith) Mullis. She passed away at the age of 88 on March 21st in Apache, OK.


Growing up, she attended the Silver Moon School northwest of Carnegie,OK. She met and married BH Guynn. She worked in the military’s Quarter Master Laundry in Alaska and Texas. She also did upholstery for a few years.


Marie enjoyed gardening and sewing. She later married Eugene Glenwood Collins on September 13, 1947 in Wichita Falls, TX. They moved to Apache and she lived here for 61 years.


She was a faithful member of the Living Faith Christian Center in Apache. She has taught Bible Study and Sunday School classes for many years. With her knowledge of the Bible and her faith in God, Marie was a great role model to her family and her church.


Survivors include:

Her husband, Eugene Collins


One son- Bobby Dewain Guynn and his wife Clemmie Hanna, OK


One daughter-Lois Janet Snodgrass and her husband, Eddy Apache, OK


8 Grandchildren

10 great-grandchildren

11 great-great grandchildren


numerous nieces and nephews.


Her Special friends-

Colleen Irvin

Juanita Redd


She was preceded in death by:

Her parents

1 daughter-Darla Jane Selleck

1 grandson- David Gene Guynn

1 great-great granddaughter- Allora Widner


4 brothers-James D. Mullis

John Edward Mullis

Howard Lee Mullis

William “Bill” Mullis

3 sisters- Bessie Pritchard

Irene Davis

Maxine Walton


Services for Marie Collins will be held Tuesday, March 24th, at 2:00 P.M. at the Living Faith Christian Center in Apache with Rev. Ponce Leon officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Crews Funeral Home.




Fairview Cemetery


Caddo County

Oklahoma, USA

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