Lavern Madden Collins

Lavern Madden Collins was born August 16, 1930, in Holdenville  to Clint and Rosie (Mize) Madden. She passed away May 27, 2021, in Sulphur at the age of 90 years, 9 months and 11 days.
A longtime Sulphur resident, Collins worked at several jobs including the Murray County Health Department, and the former Pauls Valley State School where she retired. During her time there she received the State Employee of the year award.
She is survived by daughters: Linda Hurst of Sulphur and Mary Willis of Ada; sons: David Benn, of Kingston; Walter Benn, of Dougherty; Ronald  Benn, of Sulphur and Bobby Benn of Owasso; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren a brother and sister.
Services was held June 1, 2021, at DeArman’s Funeral Chapel officiated by David Benn. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home.

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