CONSTANCE IONA COLLINS March 22, 1930 - March 22, 2015
Constance Iona Collins passed away on March 22, 2015 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg, VA.
She was born in Richmond, VA and attended Eastern High School (1948) in Washington DC. She worked at the Immigration Department in Washington DC after graduating.
Constance lived in DC area most of her adult life raising five children with her husband, Dan in Fort Washington MD and Oakton VA before relocating to Bridgewater VA in 2005.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph and Eva Cosby; sister, Laverne Cosby, husband, Dan Collins; son, Timothy Collins; granddaughter, Jenny Powers, and grandson, Michael Lewis.
She is survived by daughter Connie Lewis of Warrenton VA, daughter Dee Ann Pallais and her husband Don of Richmond, VA, daughter Beth Evans and her husband Jeff of Blue Grass VA, Son Daniel Collins and her grandsons Deives, Aidan and Riley Collins with whom she resided in Bridgewater, granddaughters Jill Lewis and Mandy Pallais, great granddaughters Destiny and Haley Powers.
Constance was a very sincere Christian who devoted herself to Bible study every day. She enjoyed painting and drawing in different mediums and played the piano regularly.
Flowers can be sent to Lindsey Funeral Home, 473 S Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.
A Funeral service will be held Friday, April 3, 2015, 1 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery.