Genie Collins

Obituary for 11/8/12 edition of the Sierra Star

November 7, 2012 

Genie Collins died Oct. 27. 2012, at the age of 86.

Mrs. Collins was a resident of Oakhurst for six months, previously of Twain Harte for 47 years.

She was born Jan. 25, 1926 in Lodi.

Mrs. Collins enjoyed the outdoors and living in the cabin built by husband Hoyt.

She was preceded in death by husband Hoyt Collins and parents Elizabeth and Calvin Bender.

Mrs. Collins is survived by son Jerry Collins and wife Jackie of Oakhurst; grandchildren Christopher Collins of Springfield, Ore., Stacy Frost of Fresno, Cory Collins of Oakhurst and Curt Collins of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters Frieda Lansdowne of Oakdale, Sylvia Bender of Sacramento, and Julie Bender Goldsmith and her husband of Eugene, Ore.; six great-grandchildren; and niece Diane Major and husband Wayne of Livermore.

A memorial service will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at her home. Contact the family for more information.