A memorial service for Mahala Collins, 77, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Westside Family Life Center.
Mahala passed away at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at her home.
She was born February 26, 1944, at White Church, Missouri, to Harold Shearin and Pearl Wilbanks Shearin. On May 23, 1960, she was married to Dillard Eugene Collins, who preceded her in death on June 8, 2017. Before her retirement, Mahala worked at the International Shoe Factory. She enjoyed genealogy and collecting dolls.
She is survived by five sons, Dillard Eugene Collins, Jr., Springfield, Missouri, Pernell Gordon Collins, West Plains, Roger Collins, Gravette, Arkansas, Scott Collins, Kansas City, Missouri and David Lee Collins, West Plains; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; three brothers, John, Clyde and Roy Shearin; two sisters, Stella Sharp and Mary Kirkland; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, one brother, James Seals and oen sister, Angie Shearin, preceded her in death.
Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.
June 17, 2021 @ 3:53 pm
My deepest sympathy to your and your family upon the passing of your Mother, Mahala.
During this difficult time I will be praying and thinking of all of you. May God comfort, encourage, strengthen, and give all of you peace. May God bless all of you.
In Christian Love,
Dustin W Mahan
June 17, 2021 @ 4:46 pm
Roy Shearin and family, I’m sorry for the loss of your sister.
Hassel and Alice Vandergriff
June 18, 2021 @ 6:00 am
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and grandmother. God bless and take care of you all.
June 18, 2021 @ 11:46 am
Roger, and family. Your mom was a very special lady to many of us. She always had a smile on her face when I would see her, and was a very nice lady. I am sorry for your loss. Hold close to your heart all the special memories you have of her. Prayers for you and your family. Shelley
June 18, 2021 @ 6:45 pm
To all of the family family. I m so very sorry for your loss of this lady. Always sweet wheni would stop and see her. My dad was married to Barb Wilbanks and my daughter i. Law iscyldes daughter jessi. Prayers for peace and comfort for healing . love youall. Susan
June 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort.
May she rest in peace.
Kathy (Bray) Beaty
June 20, 2021 @ 9:04 am
Mahala was the sweetest woman I never met in my life she used to be my neighbor and I knew her kids I grew up with David and we were friends and she always had a heart of gold to help anyone in need if she could I’m so sorry for her family’s loss she was a great woman till we see you again.