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James Lawrence Collins

February 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Thursday, April 24, 1947
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 11:00am
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main St., Springtown.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Springtown

James Lawrence Collins

James was born April 24, 1948 to James Lawrence and Dorothy Woodruff Collins, Sr. in Washington D.C. He was a United States Army veteran and honorably served his country in the Vietnam War. James was a Bronze Star recipient.

James was preceded in death by his father, James Collins; mother, Dorothy Ward; step-sons, Kenneth Van Riper and Anthony Van Riper.

Survivors: wife, Gayla Collins of Springtown; daughter, Laura Underwood of Mt. Vernon; step-sons, Robert Van Riper and wife, Mary, of Ratliff City, Oklahoma and William Van Riper of Springtown; grandchildren, Britney, Cody and Mika; step-grandchildren, Jason, Jennifer, Julie and Jamie and many other loved ones and friends.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 1

  • AHS Ladycats vs. Springtown at Aledo;

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.
    JV, 5 p.m.
    9th, 5 p.m.

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