Marie Hall Collins Music


     Our loving mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother, Marie Hall
Collins Music, age 82, of Coal Grove, Ohio went to be
with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 22,
2005, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland,
Kentucky.
    She was born on September 17, 1922, in Floyd County, Kentucky,
a daughter of the late John Lee Hall and Cynthianne Lambert
Hall.
     She attended the Little Jewell Church of Westwood, Kentucky
and the quilting circle there. She worked as a welder at the Fairfield
Bethlehem Shipyard in Baltimore during World War II, was a former
employee of Don Keys Restaurant, previously of Coal Grove, and
was a retired dietary aide of Ironton General Hospital. Marie also
loved to crochet and made many beautiful pieces that she loved to
give away.
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first
husband, Junior Collins of 32 years, Ernest Music of 9 years, and
three brothers, Joe of Blackfork, Ohio, Estill Hall of South Carolina
and Wallace Hall of Minford, Ohio.
     Marie is survived by her only daughter and son-in-law, Donna
Sue and Lonnie Triplett of Coal Grove; four grandchildren, Cindy
(Keith) Sizemore of Greenup, Kentucky, Peggy Triplett of Coal
Grove, Mandy (Danny) Shope of Atlanta, Georgia and Savanna
Triplett of Coal Grove; five great grandchildren, Derik Sizemore with
the U.S. Air Force in Korea, Matthew and Natalee Sizemore of
Greenup, Kentucky, Emily Vance of Greenup and Tori Newman of
South Point; a dear cousin, Sally (Burl) Holbrook of Dearing; very
special friends, Marti and Danny Knipp of Beavercreek; Kentucky;
and a host of family and friends.

     Written with love by her family.

Dear Family, I’m writing this letter
To tell you I’m safely at Home
My earthly experience of trials and learning
Prepared me to rest near the Throne
When I saw the Golden Gates of this City
My loved ones all met me with smiles
I had no desire to look back where I’d been
Or to measure the time or the miles
There’s no pain allowed in my new home
No tears are permitted to fall
We’re busy enjoying the beauty and love
We don’t need telephones to call
Oh, I’ve never seen such beautiful roses
In all my long years of earthly life
They’re growing like grass in this wonderful place
There’s not one weed to pull in sight
You should see the dahlias and lilies
Their blossoms seem never to fade
They’re watered and fed by the Master of Gardens
While I just rest here in the shade
Just be patient, my friends and my loved ones
It’s a trip well worth waiting for
You’ll know how I feel and the joy in my heart
Just as soon as you enter the door
Oh, yes, I have met Dad and Mother
And visited all those we love
We’ve all just been waiting and hoping to see
You enter your new Home Above.

Written by Marti Knipp

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