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Leann Grace Collins

Leann Grace Collins
  • January 27, 1963 - December 29, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Leann's family c/o Ashley Fox

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“your allways on my mind! and prayers ! miss you very much! Ilove you dearly ! MICHAEL CRAIG, ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: michael craig - battle creek, MI

“I love you will be back togather again before you know it ! my god i wish you where here honey! love you! michael ”
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“There has ALWAYS been a "special" connection with Sherry going way back to the days of Eaton's soft ball team. Our children were like stair steps,...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Judith Jones - Battle Creek, MI

“We miss u very much beautiful friend ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Daniel Cohen - Friend

“As her aunt, I have a special place in my heart for Leann. She spent a significant amount of time with me when she was little. May Jesus hold her in...Read More »
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Leann Grace Collins, age 55, of Battle Creek passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018. She was born January 27, 1963 in Wayne, Michigan, the daughter of Lindell K. Collins and Sherry A. Welton, and was raised in Battle Creek. Leann worked at the Roma Cafe, Cracker Barrel, many other waitress jobs, and also worked at Goodwill and Walmart. She loved to dance, have a good time with family and friends, and listening to music. Leann was a loving and caring person in her own ways.

Leann is survived by her children, Ashley (Tony) Fox, Donnie (Brooke) Funk, Nicole (Josh) Burns, and Breanna Meehan; her mother, Sherry Welton; ten grandchildren; her sisters, Terry Rigel and Chris Pancoft; step-sister, Sandy (Roy); brothers, Wes (Robin) Collins, Russ (Karen) Gibson; step-brother, Ron; and lots of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Lindell Collins; step-fathers, Gibby Gibson and Larry Welton; and brothers-in-law, Ed Rigel and Pete Pancoft.

A memorial gathering to celebrate Leann's life will be held 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Hickory Hills Village Clubhouse, 10450 6 Mile Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49014. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to her family, c/o her daughter, Ashley Fox. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Leann may be placed at