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Frances Ann Collins of Etoile passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Providence Memory Care in Livingston at the age of 79 years, 6 months, and 17 days.

She was born April 11, 1938, in Houston to parents Frank and Elizabeth (Vrana) Bobalik.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Blue Springs Cemetery, located at 19270 South FM 226 in Etoile. The service will be officiated by Celebrant Constance Engelking.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husband J.D. Collins on December 4, 2012.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made in Mrs. Collins name to The Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, located at 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches