The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

April 24, 2013



LITTLETON — LITTLETON – Lizzie Esther Collins, age 71, died Sunday morning, April 21, 2013.  Born Dec. 9, 1941, in Johnston County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Arthur and Lizzie Godwin Collins. Esther was a member of Live Oak Baptist Church near Selma and the Warren County Senior Center.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma. Burial will follow in Selma Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are her sisters, Marie (Larry) Lee of Tarboro, Dollie Aycock of LaGrange, Elvie (George) Manning of Lake Gaston and Beatrice Tomlin of Salem, Ky; brother, Tarheel Collins of Knightdale; adopted grandchildren, Tyler and Kalynn Bridgers of Tarboro and Daisy and Ethan Manning of Oxford along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to the Warren County Senior Center, 435 W. Franklin St., Warrenton, NC 27589-1939.

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