Shirley L. Collins, 89, of Meadow Rd., Emporium, PA passed away at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, PA on Saturday morning (April 8, 2023). She was born July 3, 1933 a daughter of the late Charles and Lula Maybelle Shaylor Nellis.
Shirley worked at Sylvania years ago and then was a stay at home homemaker most of her life. She was a very private person who loved spending time with her animals and her family.
She is survived by a daughter, Karen Higgs, Emporium; two sons, Clifton Collins (Lisa), Emporium and Gary Collins, Homer, AK; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren; brother, Robert Nellis and a sister, Virginia Main both of Emporium.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Mark Collins, sisters, Betty Gaenzle, Annabelle Nellis and Joanne Austin; brothers, Richard, Gary, Jim and Charles "Joe" Nellis.
Services will be private with the family. There will be no visitation.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA
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