Ernest W. “Ernie” Collins

Ernest W. “Ernie” Collins, born in Sulphur, to N.V. and Mary Anderson Collins on February 15, 1937, and died on March 28, 2021.
Collins graduated from Sulphur High School in 1955, after which, he married Delores Burright on Aug. 20, 1960, in Helena. He served our country in the U.S. Army, earning an Honorable Discharge, after which he went on to work for Kerr McGee/Wynnewood Refinery for over 35 years. He was a deacon and elder at First Christian Church of Sulphur.
He leaves behind his wife of 60 years, Delores Collins; daughter, Rhonda Roberts of Sulphur; son, Douglas Collins, of Sulphur; daughter, Vicki Payne and of Sulphur, and son, Daniel Moore of Keller, Texas. Also left behind are 14 grandkids, and 9 great-grandkids, and 2 great-great-grankids.
Funeral services for Ernie will be at First Christian Church, 403 W. Muskogee Ave., in Sulphur, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31. Services will be under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home of Sulphur.

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