Obituary: Rebecca Ann Collins

February 8th, 1971 – July 31,2019

Rebecca Ann Collins Osborne, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born February 8, 1971, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Harrison and Pamela (Connell) Collins.

Rebecca was a hair stylist for 38 years and started arranging flowers 32 years ago at the age of 16. She turned into one of the best florists in town. Rebecca worked at the Mitchell Post Office for several years until she was injured in an accident.

She then returned to being a hairstylist and florist, and even worked at Flower Cottage when they needed help.

She was talented in most everything. She made greeting cards, loved to draw, made beautiful floral arrangements, and was an excellent hairstylist.

Rebecca also loved to travel. She had been to California, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, New York City, Mexico, and Florida. She loved clothes, shoes, and especially her purses and jewelry.

Rebecca loved her family, and Mackenzie always came first; the rest of the family a little behind. She was always ready to help anyone in need.

Surviving: daughter, Mackenzie Osborne of Mitchell mother, Pam Collins of Mitchell, brother, Tim (Teresa) Collins of Mitchell Mackenzie’s dad, Joe (Karen) Osborne of Mitchell uncle, Sid Connell of Brownstown Shari Ritchey and family of Terre Haute many cousins.

Her father, Harrison Collins; grandparents, Clyde and Eva Collins and Gib and Thelma Connell; and niece, Samantha Collins, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be Monday, August 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Dr. Robert C. Courson, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell First Church of God

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