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Collins, Letta M. June 10, 1960 - January 15, 2020


Saturday, January 18, 2020

12:30 - 2:00 PM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Saturday, January 18, 2020

2:00 PM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Pleasant Springs (Oyer) Cemetery

El Dorado Springs, Missouri

Letta Marie Collin was born June 10, 1960 in El Dorado Springs, Missouri to Joseph Janes and Mary Norval.  She passed away January 15, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri at Research Medical Center.

As a child she lived in El Dorado Springs, Missouri.  In 1977 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Collins, Sr.  They moved to Kansas City, Missouri where they began their family and were blessed with three children.

Throughout her life Letta held jobs at Kansas City Auto Auction, Operation Breakthrough and Share and Care.  Whatever task, journey or adventure she was a part of she always gave 100 percent of herself.  She was loyal, funny, hardworking and kind.  She greeted every moment with a smile!

After 27 years Letta and Kenny’s marriage had dissolved, however their friendship lasted for her entire life.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Norval; father Joseph Janes; 2 brothers, Joe-Dean and Julian Norval and her grandson Chance Collins.

Letta is survived by her 3 children, Stephanie and Jerry Knecht (Collins) and Kenny Jr and Steven Collins, all in St. Clair County, Missouri; brothers, Rusty and Carol Janes from Peculiar, Missouri, Butch and Amy Janes from Millers Creek, North Carolina and Ryan and Samantha Janes from Carl Junction, Missouri; sister, Heather Roby from Flippin, Arkansas; 8 grandchildren, Kayne, Chase, Aryana, Ariel, Gabe, Kyler, Alicia and Cayden all from St. Clair County, Missouri.  Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, cousins other family and friends. (Family is forever)



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    Kristi Kay says

    Such a beautiful soul gone too soon, sending thoughts, prayers and love to all!!

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