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Joseph Marion Collins

Joseph Marion Collins was born December 20, 1931 in Houston, Texas to Joe Collins and Lillian (Vick) Collins. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married his sweetheart, Sherry Carver on December 2, 1960 in Houston and they were blessed with two daughters and an adopted son. Joe worked selling paper and print products before moving to Taneyville in 1989. After moving, Joe owned and operated a convenience store in Taneyville.


Joe Collins

Joe had a favorite travel destination, the Smokey Mountains. He traveled there at least once a year for 10 years during different seasons enjoying the time with Sherry.


Joe entered into rest on Friday, December 4, 2020 at Forsyth Care Center at the age of 88.


Joe was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sherry, brother William Collins and sister Barbara Weaver.


He is survived by his daughters, Sherrie Collins of Taneyville and Terrie Collins of Taneyville along with son Delbert Sellman of Taneyville.


Private graveside services were held in Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery, Branson with Pastor Daniel Meinsen officiating.

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