Collins Carol Sue (Layne) Collins, age 78, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. She was born on August 23, 1934 in Regina (Pike County), Kentucky to the late Irvin and Nellie (Goodpaster) Kash. In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her sisters Peggy Eldridge and Lila Messer and her brother Irvin Kash, Jr. She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, Bernie Collins; step-sons, David Layne of Bronxville, NY, John Collins of Richmond, VA, and Mike Collins of Portland, OR; grandchildren; nieces, Kathy Hill, Janie (Jim) McKay and their daughters, Lauren and Heather, Debbie (Chuck) Eldridge; nephews, Jim Bob (Sandra) Messer, Hugh (Rayna) Messer, Steve (Marie) Eldridge; sister-in-law, Terry Johann and many other family members and friends. Carol retired from ATT&T/Lucent. Member of VFW
Post 8794 Whitehall and the Eagle Post 3491 New Carlisle. She loved the Buckeyes, the Reds, and fishing. Family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2013 at SCHOEDINGER EAST CHAPEL, 5360 E. Livingston Ave., where a funeral service will begin at 7:30 p.m. with Hugh Messer, officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
, 1950 Arlingate Lane, Columbus, OH 43228.