Judith K Collins

Judith K Collins, 83, of Alamosa, passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Nov. 5, 2023.

Judy was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Salida to Paul and Mamie Nelson. She had five brothers, Chuck, Roy, Paul Jr, Rex, and Jimmy and two sisters, Betty and Shirley.

On June 3, 1956, Judy married Don Collins. Together they had three children Russel Collins, Wade Collins and Colleen (Collins) Green.

Judy loved the Lord and dedicated her Sundays to teaching Sunday school and playing the piano for Church services. She was a dedicated wife, mother and homemaker who always put her family first, leaving smiles on everyone's faces. She loved her family deeply and loved watching her family grow.

Judy is survived by her children Russel Collins and Colleen (Randy) Green, daughter in law Twyla Collins, grandchildren Susan Collins, Christa (Travis) Heikes, Warren (Sarah) Collins, Jason (Kassie) Collins, James Green and Crystal (Kevin) Gonzales, great-grandchildren Codie Heikes (Shawn Moore), Marissa Heikes (Braden Antes),  Hailey, Lane and Gracie Collins, Kolt and Jett Collins, Hadley Livings, Kevin Jr., Raeicia, Phoenix, Gideon, Benjamin Gonzales and great-great-grandchildren Lane and Ethen Moore.

Judy was preceded in death by her husband Don Collins, siblings, son Wade Collins and Grandson Nicholas Collins.

Her memory will live on through those who loved her and knew her. She touched the lives of so many and will be deeply missed by us all.

Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Salida, Colo.

Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at LewsiandGlenn.com.