September 6, 1929 - August 18, 2018
Funeral services for Odave Collins, age 88, of Pope, Mississippi, formerly of Grenada, are at 2 p.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Odave died Saturday, August 18, 2018 at his home.
He was born on September 6, 1929 in Grenada, Mississippi and was the son of the late David Franklin Collins, Sr. and Pairlee Compton Collins.
Odave worked for many years as a construction supervisor.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Alma Hazel Collins; two sisters, Katie Harville and Dorothy Harville; and five brothers, D.F. Collins, Raymond Collins, Royce Collins, Noble Collins, and Bobby Lee Collins.
Odave is survived by one daughter, Darlene Taylor of Oakland, Tennessee; three sons, Ronnie Collins (Jeanette) of Pope, Joel Collins (Vicki) of Winona, and Odie Collins (Teresa) of Coldwater; one sister, Kathleen Tilghman of Grenada; seventeen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.