Memorial services for Abigail "Gail" Hart Collins, 69, of Rockdale, formerly of Austin, were held Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Austin.
Mrs. Collins died Monday, July 27, at her daughter's home in Rockdale.
She was born Jan. 7, 1940, in San Saba to Marshal Robert and Loray (Watkins) Hart.
She married James Warren Collins on July 31, 1959, in Austin.
Mrs. Collins had been a Rockdale resident for the past three years and was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Austin.
She was a 1958 graduate of Lamar High School in Houston and was a homemaker, mom and grandmother.
Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors are her husband, Jim Collins; two sons, Clay Scott Collins and wife Suzanne of Austin, Jon Collins of Round Rock; a daughter, Jamie Shelton and husband Mark of Rockdale; a brother, Steven James Hart; and six grandchildren, Mandy and Megan Shelton, Nicole, Amy and Colton Collins and Amber Collins.
Memorials may be made to Walnut Creek Baptist Church, 12062 N. Lamar, Austin, T X 78753 or to the charity of one's choice.