Arlene Collins September 01, 1943 - July 29, 2018

July 30, 2018

Arlene Collins, 74, of Jacksonville, MO, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.

Arlene was born on September 1, 1943, in Sleepy Eye, MN, the daughter of Clarence and Anna (Baechler) Clark. She was united marriage to Lloyd Collins on July 8, 1965, in Clarence, MO. Arlene enjoyed working, being outdoors, quilting, working on lawn mowers, family and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Arlene is survived by two children, Patricia Collins of Jacksonville, and Jeffrey Collins of Macon, MO, three grandchildren, Frankie Collins and his fiancé Markie Stroppel of Macon, Gayla Collins and her fiancé Joe Martin of Macon, Ashlea Cosby and her husband Aaron of Bevier, MO, five great-grandchildren, Reece Collins, Abby Cosby, Jax Collins, Austin Cosby and Adam Cosby, nine siblings, Elaine Dahlke of Minnesota, Doris Petre of Moberly, MO, Florence Phillips and her husband Lyndon of South Carolina, Marvin Clark and his wife Glenda of Iowa, Alice Swetnam and her husband Lloyd of Jacksonville, MO, Vernon Clark of Columbia, MO, Phyllis Mueller of Tennessee, Dennis Clark of Macon, Lou Ann Cross and her husband William of Jefferson City, MO, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Harold Clark, Leo Clark, and Allan Clark.

Funeral services will be 6:00 pm, Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the Hutton & McElwain Funeral Home in Macon. Visitation will be 4-6 pm, Thursday evening, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the Randy Johnson Memorial Fund.