Top Banner for Mrs. E. Maxine Collins Obituary
Mrs. E. Maxine Collins Obituary

Brought to you by Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Inc.

Mrs. E. Maxine Collins

Abingdon, Illinois

December 16, 1924 - June 7, 2024

Mrs. E. Maxine Collins Obituary

Mrs. E. Maxine Collins, 99, of Abingdon, Illinois died at 12:05 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2024, at the Allure of Lake Storey in Galesburg, Illinois. 

She was born on December 16, 1924, in New Philadelphia, Illinois to Clifford. and Bessie B. (McCarty) Thrasher.  She married Fred Johnson.  He preceded her in death in August of 1969.  She later married Donald Collins, Sr.  He preceded her in death in 1991. 

Surviving is a son, Dan Johnson of Abingdon, a daughter, Kristy (and Andy) Austin of Abingdon, two stepsons, Ronnie Collins of Kentucky and Don Collins, Jr. of Siota, Illinois, three stepdaughters, Nancy Pieper of Bushnell, Illinois, Kay Collins of Florida, and Pat Harper of Macomb, Illinois, nine grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Glenn Thrasher, a sister, Opal Burton, a stepson, Duane Collins, and a granddaughter, Kelli Johnson Smith. 

Maxine lived in Abingdon most of her life.  She worked for the Blue Bell Company in Abingdon and later Rowe Manufacturing Company in Galesburg.  She enjoyed crocheting, playing pool, when she was younger, and putting puzzles together.  Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at the Abingdon Cemetery.  Pastor Danny Hunt will officiate.  Memorials may be made to the family.  Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Abingdon Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com. 

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Mrs. E. Maxine Collins hosted by Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Inc..

Mrs. E. Maxine Collins, 99, of Abingdon, Illinois died at 12:05 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2024, at the Allure of Lake Storey in Galesburg, Illinois. 

She was born on December 16, 1924, in New Philadelphia, Illinois to Clifford. and Bessie B. (McCarty) Thrasher.  She married Fred Johnson.  He preceded her in death in August of 1969.  She later married Donald Collins, Sr.  He preceded her in death in 1991. 

Surviving is a son, Dan Johnson of Abingdon, a daughter, Kristy (and Andy) Austin of Abingdon, two stepsons, Ronnie Collins of Kentucky and Don Collins, Jr. of Siota, Illinois, three stepdaughters, Nancy Pieper of Bushnell, Illinois, Kay Collins of Florida, and Pat Harper of Macomb, Illinois, nine grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Glenn Thrasher, a sister, Opal Burton, a stepson, Duane Collins, and a granddaughter, Kelli Johnson Smith. 

Maxine lived in Abingdon most of her life.  She worked for the Blue Bell Company in Abingdon and later Rowe Manufacturing Company in Galesburg.  She enjoyed crocheting, playing pool, when she was younger, and putting puzzles together.  Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at the Abingdon Cemetery.  Pastor Danny Hunt will officiate.  Memorials may be made to the family.  Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Abingdon Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com. 

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Mrs. E. Maxine Collins hosted by Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Inc..

Events

Event information can be found on the Official Obituary of Mrs. E. Maxine Collins.