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Della Napier

September 14, 1930 — October 18, 2017

Mrs. Della Collins Napier of Roark, KY. passed away at the Baptist Health in Corbin Ky. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the age of 87. Della was born at Roark, KY., on September 14, 1930 the daughter of the late, Charlie Collett & Laura Napier Collett. Della was  a former cook at Baptist Health Care Corbin, Ky., and the Red Bird Hospital.  Della had been a life-long resident of Leslie County. She was a devoted member of the Jacks Creek United Methodist Church at Roark, KY. She enjoyed sewing, quilting,seamstress work & spending time with family. 

Della was preceded in death by her parents, father of her children, John Collins, husband, Leonard Napier, sons, Earl Dean Collins & Dr. O.Taylor Collins, grandson, Floyd Wesley Collins,  brothers, Wiley, Vernon & Carl Collett & sisters, Nell Collett & Fern Hall. She leaves the following relatives surviving, loving & devoted sons, Charlie Collins & former wife, Jeanie, "Buck" Collins & wife, Sherry, of Speedwell TN., beloved daughter, Debbie Collins Napier, London, KY.,daughter -in- law, Kari Collins , widow of Dr. O. Taylor Collins, brothers, Fred Collett & wife, Pauline, Roark, KY., Ernest Collett, Roark, KY., Bobby Collett & wife, Linda, Dayton, OH., sisters, Emily Collett & husband, Marcus, Roark, KY., Mollie Roark & husband, John, Roark, KY., Donna Collett & husband, Donnie, Roark, KY. , Virgie Collett & husband,  Elias, Roark, KY. & a host of treasured, grandchildren, great grandchildren & great, great grandchildren. Also a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends survive.

 1:00 p.m. - Saturday - October 21, 2017 at the Lower Jack's Creek United Methodist Church, Roark, Ky.

 Pastor Jamie Maxie, Rev. Jim Savage & grandson, Joshua Collins (Celebration of Life - Eulogy)

 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Friday - October 20, 2017 at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home, Hyden, Ky., and 12 Noon until the funeral hour at 1pm. - Saturday at the Lower Jack's Creek United Methodist Church, Roark, Ky

 Collins Family Cemetery, Roark, Ky.

The following will serve as pallbearers: Zach Sizemore, Kenny Sizemore, Ryan Culler, Joshua Collins, Jonathan Collins, Charles Alex Collins, Eddie Jon Sizemore & Jamie Collett.

The following will serve as Honorary pallbearers: Trevor Cunagin, Kenny Smith & Eddie Pace
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