Luther Ferren Collins1,2,3

M, b. October 26, 1911, d. June, 1983
FatherAsa William "Ace" Collins1,4,2 b. 1882, d. 1942
MotherAnnie Adaline King1,4,2 b. June 14, 1890, d. December 21, 1969
     Luther Ferren Collins was buried at Stablers Church Cemetery, Parkton, Baltimore Co., Maryland.3 His Social Security Number was 217-12-9586.5 He was born on October 26, 1911 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,5 He married Lelia Mestic "Lillian" Holt, daughter of Haden Peter Holt and Ada Mestra Shilling, on September 25, 1936 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Luther Ferren Collins died in June, 1983 at age 71.3,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 20, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 9, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1930Farm laborer4

Family

Lelia Mestic "Lillian" Holt b. June 25, 1920, d. May 8, 2009
Marriage*Luther Ferren Collins married Lelia Mestic "Lillian" Holt, daughter of Haden Peter Holt and Ada Mestra Shilling, on September 25, 1936 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Children
  • Hilda A. Collins6
  • Arnold N. Collins6
  • Glenwood H. Collins6

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5611] Stablers Church Cemetery, Baltimore Co., MD, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S906] York Daily Record, From the Lelia M. Collins obituary in the May 9, 2009 edition.

Edna Mae/May Collins1,2,3

F, b. September 9, 1922
FatherAsa William "Ace" Collins1,2 b. 1882, d. 1942
MotherAnnie Adaline King1,2 b. June 14, 1890, d. December 21, 1969
     Her married name was Mills.4 Edna Mae/May Collins married Unknown Mills.4 Edna Mae/May Collins was born on September 9, 1922 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 As of June 7, 1941,her married name was Beckner.2 She married Colonel Edward Beckner on June 7, 1941 at Airport, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 9, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Family 1

Unknown Mills
Marriage*Edna Mae/May Collins married Unknown Mills.4 

Family 2

Colonel Edward Beckner b. April 24, 1923, d. October 28, 1985
Marriage*Edna Mae/May Collins married Colonel Edward Beckner on June 7, 1941 at Airport, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5 
Child
  • Janet Marie Beckner2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Millard S. Collins obituary in the Feb 24, 2016 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Robert Lee Collins Sr.1,2,3

M, b. January 24, 1925, d. December 20, 1969
FatherAsa William "Ace" Collins1,2,3 b. 1882, d. 1942
MotherAnnie Adaline King1,2,3 b. June 14, 1890, d. December 21, 1969
     Robert Lee Collins Sr. was buried at Goodview Baptist Cemetery, Goodview, Bedford Co., Virginia.3,4 His Social Security Number was 224-24-6117.5 He was born on January 24, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,5,3,4 He married Helen Frances Barton on June 3, 1944 at Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.2,4 Robert Lee Collins Sr. died on December 20, 1969 at Chesterfield Co., Virginia, at age 44.5,3,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 9, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Family

Helen Frances Barton b. June 26, 1927, d. March 3, 1996
Marriage*Robert Lee Collins Sr. married Helen Frances Barton on June 3, 1944 at Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children
  • Robert Lee Collins Jr.2
  • Dorothy Ann Collins2
  • Violet Lucille Collins2
  • Norma Jean Collins2
  • Phyllis Marie Collins2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2777] Goodview Baptist Cemetery, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=palmer&GSfn=hardy&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=76822281&CRid=2148719&df=all&
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Mary Elvie Marie Collins1,2,3

F, b. March 13, 1927, d. September 26, 2012
FatherAsa William "Ace" Collins1,2 b. 1882, d. 1942
MotherAnnie Adaline King1,2 b. June 14, 1890, d. December 21, 1969
     Mary Elvie Marie Collins was buried at Saint Joseph Church, Fullerton Cemetery, 8420 Belair Road, Nottingham, Baltimore Co., Maryland. She was born on March 13, 1927 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 As of November 22, 1943,her married name was Furnkas.2,5 She married John Leo Furnkas on November 22, 1943 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,5 Mary Elvie Marie Collins died on September 26, 2012 at Maryland at age 85.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 9, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Family

John Leo Furnkas b. April 18, 1918, d. November 17, 2007
Marriage*Mary Elvie Marie Collins married John Leo Furnkas on November 22, 1943 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,5 
Children
  • Nancy Fernkas5
  • Mary Jane Fernkas5
  • Patricia Fernkas5
  • Linda Fernkas5
  • Debra Fernkas5
  • Donna Fernkas5
  • Francis Leo Fernkas+2,5 b. September 18, 1945, d. February 15, 1993
  • Joseph C. Fernkas5

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the John Leo Furnkas obituary in the Nov 18, 2007 edition.

Melvin Herbert Collins1,2,3,4

M, b. July 19, 1929, d. January 11, 1984
FatherAsa William "Ace" Collins1,2,4 b. 1882, d. 1942
MotherAnnie Adaline King1,2,4 b. June 14, 1890, d. December 21, 1969
     Melvin Herbert Collins was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 224-34-3463.5 He was born on July 19, 1929 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,5,4 He married Frances Jacqueline Craighead on August 26, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Melvin Herbert Collins died on January 11, 1984 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 54.5,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 9, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Family

Frances Jacqueline Craighead
Marriage*Melvin Herbert Collins married Frances Jacqueline Craighead on August 26, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Children
  • Mary Elizabeth Collins2
  • Melvin Dennis Collins2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lelia Mestic "Lillian" Holt1,2

F, b. June 25, 1920, d. May 8, 2009
FatherHaden Peter Holt3,2 b. May 3, 1876, d. March, 1936
MotherAda Mestra Shilling3,2 b. July 23, 1879, d. April 22, 1967
     Lelia Mestic "Lillian" Holt was buried at Stablers Church Cemetery, Parkton, Baltimore Co., Maryland.4 She was born on June 25, 1920 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4 As of September 25, 1936,her married name was Collins.3 She married Luther Ferren Collins, son of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on September 25, 1936 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Lelia Mestic "Lillian" Holt died on May 8, 2009 at Dallastown, York Co., Pennsylvania, at age 88.2 She WHITE HALL, MD - Lelia M. ''Lillian'' Collins, 88, died Friday, May 8, 2009, at Manor Care Dallastown. She was the wife of the late Luther F. Collins. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 Second St., New Freedom, with the Rev. Melissa A. McDade officiating. There will be a viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. Interment will be in Stablers Cemetery, Parkton, Md. Born June 25, 1920, in Franklin County, Va., Lillian was the daughter of the late Haden P. and Ida (Schilling) Holt. Lillian was a homemaker and member of Stablers United Methodist Church, Parkton, Md., where she was a member of Stabler's Quilters. She loved to cook, sing, play guitar, and quilt. Surviving are a daughter, Hilda A. Street of Stewartstown; and two sons, Glenwood H. Collins of Felton and Arnold N. Collins of Parkton, Md. She is also survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Glenn A. Collins. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stablers United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 402, Parkton, MD 21120. on May 9, 2009.2

Family

Luther Ferren Collins b. October 26, 1911, d. June, 1983
Marriage*She married Luther Ferren Collins, son of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on September 25, 1936 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 
Children
  • Hilda A. Collins2
  • Arnold N. Collins2
  • Glenwood H. Collins2

Citations

  1. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  2. [S906] York Daily Record, From the Lelia M. Collins obituary in the May 9, 2009 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5611] Stablers Church Cemetery, Baltimore Co., MD, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Colonel Edward Beckner1,2,3

M, b. April 24, 1923, d. October 28, 1985
     His Social Security Number was 226-26-6676.4 Colonel Edward Beckner was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on April 24, 1923 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 He married Edna Mae/May Collins, daughter of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on June 7, 1941 at Airport, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 Colonel Edward Beckner died on October 28, 1985 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 62.2

Family

Edna Mae/May Collins b. September 9, 1922
Marriage*He married Edna Mae/May Collins, daughter of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on June 7, 1941 at Airport, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child
  • Janet Marie Beckner1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Helen Frances Barton1

F, b. June 26, 1927, d. March 3, 1996
     Helen Frances Barton was buried at Goodview Baptist Cemetery, Goodview, Bedford Co., Virginia.2 She was born on June 26, 1927 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1,2 As of June 3, 1944,her married name was Collins.1 She married Robert Lee Collins Sr., son of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on June 3, 1944 at Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.1,2 Helen Frances Barton died on March 3, 1996 at age 68.2

Family

Robert Lee Collins Sr. b. January 24, 1925, d. December 20, 1969
Marriage*She married Robert Lee Collins Sr., son of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on June 3, 1944 at Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Robert Lee Collins Jr.1
  • Dorothy Ann Collins1
  • Violet Lucille Collins1
  • Norma Jean Collins1
  • Phyllis Marie Collins1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S2777] Goodview Baptist Cemetery, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=palmer&GSfn=hardy&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=76822281&CRid=2148719&df=all&

John Leo Furnkas1

M, b. April 18, 1918, d. November 17, 2007
     John Leo Furnkas was buried at Saint Joseph Church, Fullerton Cemetery, 8420 Belair Road, Nottingham, Baltimore Co., Maryland.1 He was born on April 18, 1918 at Perry Hall, Baltimore Co., Maryland.2,3 He married Mary Elvie Marie Collins, daughter of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on November 22, 1943 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 John Leo Furnkas died on November 17, 2007 at Maryland at age 89.1,3 He On November 17, 2007, John Leo Furnkas; beloved husband of Mary Elvie Furnkas (nee Collins); loving father of Nancy Bostwick, Mary Jane Rolle, Patricia Healy, Joseph Fernkas, Linda Appler, Debra Pritt, Donna Fernkas and the late Francis L. Fernkas; loving grandfather of 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home Inc., 9705 Belair Road (at Forge Road), on Monday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church (Fullerton) at 11A.M. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Stella Maris Hospice 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium , MD 21093. on November 18, 2007.1

Family

Mary Elvie Marie Collins b. March 13, 1927, d. September 26, 2012
Marriage*He married Mary Elvie Marie Collins, daughter of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on November 22, 1943 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children
  • Nancy Fernkas1
  • Mary Jane Fernkas1
  • Patricia Fernkas1
  • Linda Fernkas1
  • Debra Fernkas1
  • Donna Fernkas1
  • Francis Leo Fernkas+2,1 b. September 18, 1945, d. February 15, 1993
  • Joseph C. Fernkas1

Citations

  1. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the John Leo Furnkas obituary in the Nov 18, 2007 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Millard Samuel Collins1,2

M, b. September 17, 1934, d. February 22, 2016
FatherAsa William "Ace" Collins1 b. 1882, d. 1942
MotherAnnie Adaline King1 b. June 14, 1890, d. December 21, 1969
     Millard Samuel Collins was buried at Craighead Cemetery, Bottom Creek, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 He was born on September 17, 1934 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Mary Anne Craghead on November 26, 1971 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,4 Millard Samuel Collins married Georgia Murch Ryder on November 7, 2003 at Portsmouth, Virginia.1 Millard Samuel Collins died on February 22, 2016 at Currituck, Currituck Co., North Carolina, at age 81.3 He Chesapeake - Millard S. Collins, 81, formerly of Floyd County, entered in eternal rest on Monday, February 22, 2016, at Currituck House, Currituck, NC. He is a native of Floyd County and a retired Pet Dairy Fleet Manager. Survivors include his wife, Georgia Collins; three daughters, Millicen A. Dill of Chesapeake, VA., Ponnie C. Sampson of Mineral Well's, WV, and Michelle C. Holland of Clemmons, NC; a son, Allen Abe Collins of Portsmouth, VA; one sister, Edna Mills of Copper Hill, VA., and ten grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26th, at Oakey's Funeral Home, South Chapel, Roanoke, VA. Burial will be at Craighead Family Cemetery on Bottom Creek Lane, Copper Hill, VA. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24th, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel, Chesapeake, VA, and Thursday, Feb. 25th, at Oakey's Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Nature Conservancy, Bottom Creek, in his name. Send flowers to Oakey's Funeral Home, South Chapel, Roanoke, VA. on February 24, 2016.3

Family 1

Children
  • Michelle Collins3
  • Allen Abe Collins3
  • Millicen Ann Collins3
  • Ponnie Jean Collins3

Family 2

Mary Anne Craghead b. March 7, 1937, d. March 21, 1999
Marriage*He married Mary Anne Craghead on November 26, 1971 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,4 

Family 3

Georgia Murch Ryder
Marriage*Millard Samuel Collins married Georgia Murch Ryder on November 7, 2003 at Portsmouth, Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Millard S. Collins obituary in the Feb 24, 2016 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Anne Collins obituary in the Mar 23, 1999 edition.

Mary Anne Craghead1

F, b. March 7, 1937, d. March 21, 1999
     Mary Anne Craghead was buried at Conner-Craighead Cemetery (also known as William Craighead Cemetery), borders Route 637 (Bottom Creek Lane), Bottom Creek, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on March 7, 1937 at Virginia.1,2 As of November 26, 1971,her married name was Collins.1 She married Millard Samuel Collins, son of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on November 26, 1971 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 Mary Anne Craghead died on March 21, 1999 at Portsmouth, Virginia, at age 62.2,4,3 She COLLINS, Mary Anne, 62, of Portsmouth, died Sunday, March 21, 1999 in a Portsmouth hospital. She was a native of Franklin County. She is survived by her husband, Millard S. Collins; three daughters, Millicen C. Dill, of Leavenworth, Kan., Ponnie C. Sampson, of Mineral Wells, W.Va., Michelle C. Holland, of Portsmouth; a son, Allen Abe Collins, of Portsmouth; sisters, Frances Blevins, of Radford, Adelene Kirby, of Floyd; four grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 1999 at Oakey's South Chapel. Burial in Craighead Family Cemetery, Roanoke County. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, Portsmouth, and Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South. Arrangements by Sturtevant-Portsmouth Funeral Home, Portsmouth, Va. and Oakey's South Chapel. on March 23, 1999.3

Family

Millard Samuel Collins b. September 17, 1934, d. February 22, 2016
Marriage*She married Millard Samuel Collins, son of Asa William "Ace" Collins and Annie Adaline King, on November 26, 1971 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5612] William Craighead Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Anne Collins obituary in the Mar 23, 1999 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.