Frances Brantley Collins, 63, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 at her home. She was born June 25, 1951 in Wake County to the late Sherwood Brantley and Ann Betts Brantley Barbour. Frances was a retired LPN. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Elwood Terry Collins on April 25, 2013. She was a member of the Raleigh 4th Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
She is survived by her children: Elizabeth Collins Hawks (William) of Louisburg, Christopher Lee Collins of Knightdale, Terri Collins Morrison of Fort Worth, Texas, Annie Collins Carmichael of Middlesex; 8 grandchildren; sister, Penny Rowell of Knightdale; brothers: Jacob Brantley of Clayton and Sherwood Brantley of Raleigh.
Graveside service will be at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh. The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale.
Memorial contributions in Frances’ memory may be made to the Salvation Army Food Pantry, PO Box 27584, Raleigh, NC 27611.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.