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Melba Collins

Melba Marie Collins (Oubre)

Saturday, April 28th, 1945 - Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Obituary

Melba Oubre Collins, resident of Edgard, LA and native of Vacherie, LA peacefully entered into eternal rest on November 14, 2019 at Ochsner Extended Care Hospital at the age of 74. Melba is survived by her husband Alvin E. Collins Jr., children Alvin Collins III, Dean Collins, and Angel Collins; siblings Elry Oubre (Celeste), Judy Fiffie (Victor), Marvelyn Wesley (Wayne), Flora August, and Gerard Oubre; sister-in-law Eva Bierra; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Melba was preceded in death by her parents Snell and Leonise Oubre, father and mother-in-law Earl and Eleanor Pembrook, sister Sandra Oubre Edwards, brothers-in-law Allen Edwards and Edward “Joey” August, and niece Catina Oubre.

We would like to express our sincerest gratitude to Ochsner Extended Care Hospital for the exceptional care they provided.

All neighboring communities and churches, St. John the Baptist Parish School Board employees, former Our Lady of Grace school colleagues, and employees of Ochsner Extended Care Hospital are invited to join the family for a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church,2349 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049 on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11am, Rev. Msgr. Terry Becnel officiating. Visitation at 9:00am until service time. Entombment at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery, 2349 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052.

“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!”


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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
    Address
    2349 LA-18
    EDGARD, LA 70049
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Rosary Service

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019
    Location
    ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
    Address
    2349 LA-18
    EDGARD, LA 70049
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
    Address
    2349 LA-18
    EDGARD, LA 70049
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Msgr. Terry Becnel
  • Interment

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery
    Address
    2349 LA 18
    EDGARD, LA 70049
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Family you all are in our prayers.
Carlatta Cole and Danny AJones
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Love always, Sofie Murphy-Johnson of Midland, MI

Posted at 01:53pm
Will treasure the memories that I had with Melba during my visits to Edgard. Sending my love and prayers to my extended family. O
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Howard Sonya

Posted at 10:23am
Deepest sympathy for the Oubre/Collins family.She was a good person.RIP
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adaline

Posted at 02:13am
Our deepest condolences to you Alvin Sr. and the children as well as Melba's siblings. I will always remember Melba sending the lovely Christmas cards during the holidays. I cherish the memories. Ronald/Adaline Keller Gales NO. La.
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