Collins, Linda Dale (LaFayette)

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Linda Collins
Linda Collins

Linda Dale Collins, 60, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Collins; and parents, Wyndell Pendergrass and Nona Bethel Pendergrass.

She is survived by her daughter, Chelsey (Jeff Hansen) Collins; granddaughter, Adeline Arhart; sister, Mary Henton; brothers, Jimmy (Elizabeth) Pendergrass and Johnny (Amelia) Pendergrass; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jim Powell officiating.

Interment will be at LaFayette City Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Jason Pendergrass, Jacob Pendergrass, Nicholas Pendergrass, Chance Pendergrass, Tyler Pendergrass, Josh Bell, Bryan Smesny, and Derrick Henton.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home prior to the service from 12 p.m. until hour of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


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