Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
June 19, 2013 11:59 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Jeanne “Rusty” Collins, 86, of Mount Vernon, passed away at her home on Sunday, June 16, 2013.

She was born April 24, 1927, in Mount Vernon and was the daughter of Omer G. “Red” and Elizabeth S. (Malone) Spurling. Jeanne graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1945 and retired from Cooper-Bessemer in 1984.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John “Bud” Collins; a daughter and her fiance, Connie Durbin and Mark Rainer, both of Mount Vernon.

Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents; and an infant son, Richard E. Collins on Aug. 26, 1957.

Family will observe a private burial in Mound View Cemetery. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the Collins family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio.

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