Noah E. Collins, son of the late Leonard and Winnie Collins, was born September 20, 1934 in Willow Springs, Missouri and died October 1, 2011 in Willow Springs, Missouri at the age of 77 years.
He was united in marriage in 1960 to Ardena Philpott and to this union five children were born, Rhonda Davidson, husband, Donald, Sheila Collins and Melissa Collins, all of West Plains, Missouri, James Collins and wife, Martha, of Willow Springs, Missouri, and Laura Greer, husband, Chris, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He has sixteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and seven brothers.
He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
A memorial service will be held October 15, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Peoples Park Pavilion, West Plains, Missouri.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.