Ruth Collins

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Ruth Collins

November 23, 1934 - October 03, 2018

Ruth Qualls Collins, 83, of Ashland, our precious mother and nanny, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 with family at her bedside.
She was a loving, caring Christian mommy and nanny to all her children, grandchildren and many friends. She was an excellent homemaker, cook and baker who welcomed all to her home and shared love and friendship to all.
She was the daughter of the late Willie and Goldie Boggs Qualls. She was the wife of Bob Collins who passed on to heaven in 1988. She was also preceded in death by two sisters; Irene Steele and Lucille Pelfrey; and one brother, Paul Qualls.
She is survived by three children, Judy (Gary) Brickey, Mark Collins who resides at the home place, and Tim (Mindy) Collins, all of Ashland; three grandchildren, Amber Brickey, Blake Collins and Reece Collins all of Ashland; beloved pets, Mia Marie, Willie, and Bo who she dearly loved. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews and cousins, one special sister in law, Rita Collins and brother in law, David Collins both of Ashland, and a special cousin, Bertie (Bob) Hilyard of Lancaster, Ohio.
Funeral services will be conducted 1p.m. Mon., Oct. 8, 2018 at Miller Funeral Home by Brother Ivan Asbury. Burial will follow at Ashland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. till 1 p.m. Mon. Online condolences may be sent to
Published on October 5, 2018
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Chop & Jane McReynolds
Oct 09, 2018
She was such a sweet lady. Sorry for your loss.
Garry McClelland
Oct 07, 2018
Judy your mom was always a very nice lady, my prayers will be with you and yours.
Shira Clark
Oct 06, 2018
My heart is broken, I miss your sweet smile and contiguous laugh. Coming to work is so hard knowing you're not here to make my day brighter.