The entire Arnett community was saddened Sunday, by the death of Mrs. Grace E. Collins which occurred at the Shattuck hospital Sunday morning following a illness of several months.
Mrs. Collins came to this section about thirty years ago and has resided in or near Arnett, where she has reared her family of boys and girls. She was loved and respected by all who have witnessed the effort she put forth to rear her family and secure for them the best educational advantages possible.
Grace E. Moler, was born January 10th, 1892, at Allenville, Missouri, and departed this life October 27th, at the age of 43 years, nine months and seventeen days. She was united in marriage to Matthew R. Cromwell in 1907, to this union were born five children, three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Howe, Arnett; Mrs. Elsie Garringer, Higgins, and Miss Laurice Cromwell, Amarillo, Texas; two sons, Sammie of Fort Warren, Wyoming and Elbert of Arnett.
On April 8th, 1933, she was united in marriage to John R. Collins, of Arnett, Oklahoma.
She is survived by here husband and five grand-children, her parents, Mr. And Mrs. Sam Moler; five brothers, Delbert, Clifford, Fred, Claude and Cecil Moler and one sister, Mrs. Minnie Hester, together with a h9ost of friends.
Funeral Services were conducted from the Christian church in Arnett, Monday afternoon, Rev. Lynn Lyon officiating; interment was made in the Debolt cemetery.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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