Ethel Y. Collins age 57 a Gary resident. Ethel was employed at the Gary Housing Authority. She was a member of New Community Baptist Church. Ethel is preceded in death by her father Rev. James C. Moran; grandson LaShon Scott. She leaves to cherish her memory husband Thomas Collins; mother Nancy Moran-Lyle; children Courtney Finley, Shyvonne Moran (Ken), Patricia Johnson (Quent); 6 grandchildren one great grandchild; step-children Terrance, Thomas Jr., Janay and Tameka Collins; siblings Reginald (Denise), Darrell (Lillie), Nichielle (Curt), Travis Moran and Chris Jenkins; great aunt Maybelle Lavette; uncle Bobby Goodsby; aunt Susie Moran; honorary mothers Cindy Moran & Jackie Jenkins and father-in-law Thomas Williams. Visitation Tuesday December 22, 2020 from 9-11a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. All services at New Community Baptist Church 707 169th Street Hammond, IN. Pastor H. Gillis, Pastor. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery.
Published by Post-Tribune on Dec. 20, 2020.