Brenda C. Collins
Brenda Carol (Whitacre) Collins born August 16, 1952 in Jacksonville, FL. to Charles and Lois (Teasley) Whitacre. Brenda passed away on Sunday October 6, 2013 at her home. Brenda graduated with the Ottawa High School class of 1971. From November 21, 1972 until 1997 Brenda was married to Vincent Collins. They had 4 children together. Brenda was a nurse for many years, she also worked at JCPenney’s from 1985-1992 and National Credit from 1992-1997. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Renee’ and Alan Burdick; daughter, Kristi Collins; son, Tony Collins; son-in-law, Wayne Sparks; sister, Shirley Thomas; brothers, Bill Wininger, Jack Wininger and Michael Whitacre; 9 grandchildren, Jessica Collins, Tory and Gary Daniel, Brendan White, Shelby Martin, Dalton Martin, K.C. Sparks, Samuel Carver, Selena Sparks, Quinton Carver and one great grandson, Xander Daniel. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Whitacre; daughter, Maggie Collins; brother, Bob Wininger and mother, Lois Tilton. A Celebration of Life and potluck dinner will be held on Saturday October 12, 2013 at 5:30pm located at 811 Liberty, Ottawa, Ks.