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Billy Collins

Friday, November 18, 2011

BLOOMFIELD -- Billy Andrew Collins, 80, died Nov. 17, 2011.

Born Oct. 7, 1931, in Louisiana, to the late Asis "Ace" and Loretta Duncan Collins Duffey, he lived in the Advance and Bloomfield area and worked on a farm near Avert. He was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ.

Surviving are: three sisters, Doris Blankinship of Jackson, Nelda Warrick of Bloomfield and Wanda Duffey of Florissant; and one brother, Ray Duffey.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Raymond Duffey, and one sister, Valma Dye.

Visitation is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. until time of services at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Kenneth Gaines and Ray Duffey officiating.

Burial will follow at the Morgan Cemetery near Advance.

Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.