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Connie Collins

Aug 12, 2022

1951 — 2022

Connie Marie Terry Collins passed away from causes incident to cancer on August 10, 2022. She was born August 14, 1951, in Ogden, Utah, to Eugene Fuller Terry and Lola Beth Welsh Terry.

Connie graduated from Bonneville High School in 1969. She completed her nursing degree at Weber State University in 1973. She married and was sealed to Kent Hazen Collins, the love of her life, on November 2, 1972, in the Salt Lake Temple. She practiced as a registered nurse while he completed his education.

Connie and Kent met the summer before high school and soon fell in love. Following high school graduation Connie nurtured their relationship through supportive written correspondence to Kent during his Army training and his two-year mission. Marriage was their dream-come-true.

Connie and Kent raised three daughters, Celeste Collins, Jennifer Collins John (Kurtis), and AnnMarie Collins. Each was an answer to prayer. Connie is survived by her husband, her three daughters, and her four grandchildren, Samantha, Bailey, Riley and Brayden. She is also survived by her sister, Pamela Butler and her husband, Brent; her brother Robert E. Terry and his wife, Anita; her brother-in-law Robert W. Collins and his wife, Rolayne; her brother-in-law, Richard L. Collins and his wife, Connie; her sister-in-law Carol Collins; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her parents and her brother, Scott George Terry, predeceased her.

Connie was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She loved working with youth and the less fortunate. She was an exemplary Young Women’s President and Relief Society President. She tirelessly supported Kent in his Church callings and served as his full-time missionary companion and mission nurse for three years while he presided over the Indiana Indianapolis Mission.

To know Connie is to love her. Her compassion, kindness, and desire to put others first define her character. She loved people and animals and found great joy in being with and recreating with her family, riding her horses, and caring for her dogs.

Connie has a place in many hearts and will be greatly missed but never forgotten by those who know and love her.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, August 17th at the Ogden Utah Stake Center, 2115 S. Jefferson Ave. with a viewing prior from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Aultorest Memorial Park.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.