September 20, 2013, 10:30 am by Staff Reports
Nancy Lou Kirby Collins, 75, of Burnet, passed away Sept. 17, 2013. She was born Sept. 30, 1937 in Lometa to Gaylian and Marqueritte Todd (Beasley) Kirby.
Nancy, known as the voice of the courthouse and as Grandma Collins, enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. Her cinnamon rolls were what most had requested. She also enjoyed taking her grandson, Quint, to garage sales. And Nancy was always in attendance at her grandchildren’s functions.
She is survived by her sons Terry Collins of Madisonville, Barry Collins and wife, Dodie, of Harper, Kerry Collins and wife, Julie, of Blanco. Nancy is also survived by grandchildren Kiara Collins, Chloe Collins, Karli Collins, Quint Collins, Kristopher Pressler and wife, Tiffany, Kyle Pressler and wife Erin, Kurtis Collins, Matthew Wyatt, Teresa Collins, Christina Collins, Breanna Collins and Zachariah Collins. And great grandchildren Kyndal Pressler and Kali Fischer. Nancy is also survived by her sister Floriece Ladyman and husband, Bill of Lometa; and tons and tons of loving family and friends.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Gaylian and Marqueritte, Todd (Beasley) Kirby; grandparents, Walter and Tillie Ligon; brothers, John R Kirby II and Weldon Kirby.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday Sept. 20 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday Sept. 21, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Burnet. Graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Senterfitt Cemetery in Lometa. Pallbearers are Mark Whitaker, Richard Prescott, Billy Dixon, Art Kirby, Joe Ray, Jack Fields, Quint Collins, Zach Collins.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cherokee Home for Children, PO Box 295, Cherokee, TX 76832.
Arrangements made by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home Burnet, Texas
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