Charlot J. Collins, 86, of Roseland, Kan., died Friday, March 11, 2011 at Medicalodge Nursing Home in Pittsburg, Kan.

She was born March 23, 1924 in West Mineral, Kan., the daughter of Charles and Opal Marshall.

She graduated from West Mineral Rural High School in 1941. Her most recent employment, before retirement, was at the Crawford County Mental Health Center in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Survivors include three sons, Dennis E. Smirl of Topeka, Kan., David M. Deill of Pittsburg, Kan., and Phillip B. Deill of Oxford, Kan.; two grandchildren, David C. Deill of Kansas City, Mo. and Steven C. Deill of Arkansas City, Kan.; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends and family of Mrs. Collins may come by the funeral home and sign the book from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2011

A private memorial service will be held for Mrs. Collins on March 26, 2011 in rural Douglas County, Kan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made out to the Alzheimer’s Association. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services under the direction of Bath-Naylor funeral home, 611 South East Ave, Columbus, Kansas 66725.