Kevin Collins

Monday, March 6, 2006

Kevin W. Collins, 52, of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, March 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Sept. 24, 1953, in Cairo, Ill., son of Bill and Jo Siers Collins. He and Judi Thornton were married Feb. 23, 1974.

Collins was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and a private contractor working as a systems analyst in the computer industry.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Wade Collins; a daughter, Katy Collins, all of Tallahassee; his parents, Bill and Jo Collins; a brother, Mark Collins, all of Olive Branch; two sisters, Julie Milton of Benton, Ill., and Joanie Kluesner of Cape Girardeau.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.

Funeral will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Herman Lawrence officiating.