Archive for Tuesday, January 8, 1991


January 8, 1991


Services for Eleanora "Ellie" Alice Collins, 63, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Rumsey Funeral Home with the Rev. David Hallenbeck officiating. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery in Houston, Mo.

Mrs. Collins died Monday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 22, 1927, in St. Louis, where she attended school.

She and Milton "Uncle Milty" Collins had been together since June 7, 1960. He survives of the home.

The Collinses moved Lawrence in 1972 from Blue Springs, Mo., and owned and operated Uncle Milty's Bar and Grill and Brooks Tavern. They later purchased Skillit liquor at 1906 Mass., which they were operating as Collins Liquor Store at the time of her death.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.

The family suggests memorials to the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University, in care of the funeral home.

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