Helen Imogean (Parham) CollinsJuly 18, 1927 ~ February 7, 2018 (age 90)
Helen Imogean Collins, 90, of Flintstone, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in a local healthcare facility.
Mrs. Collins was born in Flintstone, Georgia on July 18, 1927 to the late Arthur and Blanche Parham and has been a life-long resident of the North Georgia area for many years. She retired from Noland Company in Chattanooga where she worked as an Accounts Manager. She also was a substitute teacher with Walker County School’s for several years. She was a member of the first graduating class of Chattanooga Valley High School in 1945 and was active in the marching band as a majorette. She was also a former member of St. Elmo Avenue Baptist Church in Chattanooga as well as The Order of The Eastern Star in the St. Elmo and Ridgedale communities of Chattanooga. She enjoyed teaching baton lessons, judging twirling contests, her swimming pool, flowers and sewing. She will always be remembered as being a very sociable, loving person and one to enjoy conversations. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Fred Collins, son, Gerry Collins, brother, Roy Parham and sister, Irene Parham.
Survivors include her son, Art (Debbie) Collins, grandchildren, Josh, Rachel, Jenny, Missy (Dirk), Mary and Hillary, great-grandchildren, Moriah, Eli, Emma and Hayden, great great-grandchild, Braylon, several nieces and nephews, brother, S.G. (Edna) Parham, sister, Diane Parham (Charles) Elliot and aunt, Helen Bowyer.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 10, 2018 in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Chris Hulsey officiating. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens South.
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The family would like to thank the staff of Pruitt Healthcare and Hospice of LaFayette for their compassion and care of Imogean during her illness.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the service hour on Saturday, in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville