Marilyn "Tokey" Poche Collins

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Marilyn "Tokey" Poche Collins, left for her heavenly home, her little cabin in the woods at the age of 82. She loved to go riding in the country, gospel music and going to church.

Marilyn "Tokey" is survived by her faithful companion, Burton Wright, Jr.; daughters, Debra (Debbie) Smith (Robert) of Tennessee, Sandra Shelton (Carl); sons, Ronnie Watts (Liz) of Texas, Dennis Watts (Kay); grandchildren, Ashley Jenkins (Daniel) of Tennessee, Shelly Neal, Cody Watts, Jamie Watts (Kerry) of Texas, Anisha Warren (Cody) of Texas; 5 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and sister Lucy Poche Comish.

She was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Milton (Bob) Watts, 2nd husband, Jerrell Collins; brothers, Richard Poche and Ray Poche; infant son, Carl Joseph Watts; Beloved, Favorite grandson, Greggory Milton Smith; parents, Adolph and Helen Martinez Poche; and her precious dog Misty.

Visitation for Family and Friends will be on Monday, November 18, 2019 from 10:00 am until the Funeral Service begins at 11:00 am, at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 2000 North Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana, 70401.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Richard Murphy Hospice House, 1109 South Chestnut Street, Hammond, La. 70403.

Interment will follow in Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Louisiana

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