Eloise Collins, age 86, of Princeton, Indiana passed away on Monday, February 20, 2006 at Gibson General Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility in Princeton.


She attended the Enon General Baptist Church in Princeton and was also very active at the senior center. She was an avid bowler for 15 years. She worked at J.C. Penneys for almost 30 years, starting the catalog department. 

She was born
May 4, 1919 in Gibson County to Daniel & Sarah Morrison, both deceased. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Walter C. Collins in 1979 and 15 brothers and sisters 

She is survived by her son, Tom Collins, who is the sports writer for the Courier and Press, and his wife Diana of Ft. Branch, Indiana; 2 grandchildren and their spouses, Angela & Tim Speedy and Christopher & Renea Collins; 1 great grandchild, Jordan Lee Speedy 

Funeral Services will be held on Friday February 24, 2006 at 10:00 AM at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with the Rev. Kevin Causey officiating. Burial will be at the
Fairview Cemetery in Vincennes.


Friends may call from 4 until 8 PM on Thursday at the Funeral Home.