Lula Pearl Collins

Born: Wed., Dec. 11, 1940
Died: Mon., Jul. 15, 2019


4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sat., Jul. 20, 2019
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

5:00 PM Sat., Jul. 20, 2019
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

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 Lula Pearl Collins, 78, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Rushville, IN.

  She was born December 11, 1940 in Rushville, IN to Wesley Lawrence and Thelma (Mayse) Glenn.

  She married Robert “Jim” Collins on October 13, 1984, and he preceded her in death on January 16, 2019.

  Mrs. Collins is survived by her sons, Walter (Ellen) Moore; and Larry Moore; daughters, Delva (Monty) Chapman; Deborah (Ben) Taylor; and C. Diane Riley; step-daughters, Becky (Tim) Wells; Roberta (Kyle) Dilley; Rochelle (Craig) Lindsey step-son, Kenneth Collins (Tara Burkett); 21 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and her sister, Linda (Jimmy) Owens.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 2 grandchildren, Audrey Moore and Rodney Riley and her brother, Chuck.

 She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Greenfield.  She enjoyed working in the garden.  She cherished the time she spent raising her children and grandchildren. 

  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

  Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Lori McKenzie officiating.

  Burial will be in Whispering Hope Memorial Gardens.

  Funeral Directors, Greg, Sheila, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Collins family.

  Memorial contributions may be given to Murphy-Parks Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.

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shayla branham
   Posted Wed July 17, 2019

PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent by Jessica, Larry, Shayla, Sheri, Zach..

To Mom/Grandma With Love, Jessica(Kody, Kenzie, Gracie, Damien and Kaden), Larry, Shayla(Eric), Sheri(Matt, Ally and Madi) and Zach(Anna).

Joshua A. Copeland
   Posted Wed July 17, 2019
I loved the smile I ALWAYS got whenever you saw me. I will miss you. Your oldest grandchild ~ Josh

Dustin Schreiber
   Posted Fri July 19, 2019

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Schreiber Lumber.

With our deepest sympathy, Schreiber Lumber

Mark Glenn
   Posted Fri July 19, 2019


Walt, Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Delva, Diane, Debbie, and Larry during this trying time. God bless. Love, Mark & Mary Jo Glenn

Bobbi Williams
   Posted Sat July 20, 2019

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Bobbi Williams.

Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. With Love, Bobbi & Billie <3

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