Graveside service for Esther Collins will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Oakhaven Memorial Gardens.
Esther Lee Collins of Claremore, Oklahoma passed away in her home on January 11, 2022. She was born in Claremore on June 29, 1939, to Oliver and Fannie Hause. Esther had an incredible love for her friends and family and her presence will forever be missed by those who knew her. Esther enjoyed living in the country and instilling the values of farm life to her children and grandchildren. She was of strong moral character and had an intense love for her Lord and Savior. Esther never gave up on anyone or anything, quitting was never an option. Esther was able to make her heavenly journey home from the very place she grew up as a child, Mocking Bird Hill. She cherished her time spent on the farm and prior to her sickness recalled memories of living there. She talked about riding horses, gardening, canning, and simply feeling the wind in her hair and the fresh tilled dirt between her toes as a child, she called these simple pleasures not everyone gets to experience. She was thankful for all the blessings in her life.
Esther was a wonderful wife and mother. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Billy Collins, Sr., and her six children Billy Collins, Jr. and wife Teresa, Dawnia Pearce and husband Gary, Caleb Collins, Grayson Collins, Jenny Ramsey and husband Tim, and Matthew Collins. Esther also leaves behind her grandchildren, Jacob Collins, Wyatt Collins, Cody Allen, James Mitchell, Cherokee Pearce, Caleb Collins, Jr, Breagan Collins, Nick Collins, Murrell Collins, Aileen Collins, Maria Collins, Will Collins, Warren Ramsey, Brandon Ramsey, Frances Ramsey, Jake Ramsey, Jeremy Ramsey, Luke Ramsey and many great grandchildren.