P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Steven Recardo Collins
January 12, 1954 - November 5, 2021

Steven Recardo Collins

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Steven Recardo Collins departed this life Friday, November 5, 2021, at Baptist Medical Health Center in Little Rock AR. He was born January 12, 1954, to the late Alvern Hall Collins and Leroy Rowlett of Monticello AR.
He was a graduate of Monticello High School โ€" Class of 1972. Steven, better known as ''Nature Boy'' was an avid outdoorsman where he enjoyed hunting, grilling, and his big love was fishing. He also enjoyed, spending time with family and friends. He was a member of Pilgrim Rest A.M.E. Church in Monticello, AR; where he served as a Steward, Sons of Allen,
and the Men's Sunday School Teacher.
He is preceded in death by three sons Shannon Collins, Shane R. Collins Sr., and Cedric Lambert, one grandson Shane R. Collins Jr., and one granddaughter Gia Christine Campbell.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife of 32 years, Christine Moore Collins, six daughters: Raquel Moore Bates, April Block, Yolanda (James) Cross, Deetra Lewis, Stefanie (Cedric) Franklin, and Shania Collins of Monticello AR. Four sons: Christopher Moore, Stefon Collins, Ramien Collins, and Tyrone Gardner of Monticello AR; six sisters: Bobbie Trotter, Mae Thomas, Carol Hicks and Rosalind Daniels of Monticello AR, Crystal Coakley of Little Rock AR, and Jewelette (Bobby) Courtney, four brother-
in-laws: Leon (Carol) Moore, Doyle Moore, Lonnie Moore of Monticello AR, and William Moore of New Jersey; five sisters-in-law: Evelyn (Ben) Amerine, Shelanda Moore, Sharon Haynes of Monticello AR, Louise (LaFrance) Colbert of Hamburg, AR, and Annette (Mark) Batts of Austin, TX; fourteen grands and two great-grands, lifetime friends: James McCray Sr., Kenny Rogers, Richard Jamison, Jim West, Michael Lloyd, and Fred Cowen, a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins who loved him dearly.

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Funeral Service
Saturday, November 13, 2021
1:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Chapel
943 Hwy 425 N.
Monticello, AR  71655
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Interment
Oakland Cemetery
800 North Hyatt St.
Monticello, AR  71655
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Condolences(26)

  1. Linda Spurlock and Family
    Our condolences to the family!
    Steve will be remembered as a loyal friend with an unforgettable smile. RIP.
  2. Rev Dr Neich Robinson
    Our condolences to the familyโ€ฆ.May God Bless
  3. Curtis & Sallie C
    A man of his word and a true friend , will be missed dearly , we loved you so now take your rest .
  4. NAACP YOUTH UNIT #67AJ-B
    Our unit share in the loss of your love one. We send our love and prayers to the family.
  5. Tommie Franklin Berger
    The Collins Family- Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Praying for your Strength and Comfort.
    Rest In Peace and Love Steve..

    Ramien Auntie- Tommie Franklin
  6. The Jamisons
    Chris and Family:

    Just want you to know that you and the kids are in our thoughts and prayers. May it help you all find comfort in knowing that we are here for you. We pray that God will give you strength and peace that passeth understanding. We will truly miss Steve and seeing him in his spot at church on Sundays. Hold fast to the wonderful memories that he created for each of you. You have gained an angel.

    With Deepest Sympathy,
    The Jamisons
    Paul and Gaynell
  7. Larry Wells
    Sorry for your loss, may the grace of god be with the family.
  8. Buddy Chesser
    Sad to know Steve is gone , good friend and co worker , always full of life and his cheerful attitude was contagious . He will be missed by many .







  9. Wanda Bealer & Family
    Rest in Love Steve, aka Brother.
    Sending my love, prayers, and deepest sympathy to the entire family. Brother, you will truly be missed. To the family, God will continue to give you strength during this difficult time today and forever. Love Y'all my Family! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
  10. Joann Adair Holian
    Steve was always happy , smiling and full of life . RIP my friend Condolences to his family at this sad time.
  11. Miyoshi Leonard-Smith
    Our hearts are saddened by the loss of a great man, Steve Collins. But we know GOD sits high and looks low. Praying for strength in the days ahead. Our deepest condolences goes out to the entire family.
    With Love, The Leonard Family
  12. Becky Peacock Wright
    My friend you left us to early but your in God's arms resting I'll always remember the times you came into Fishers grabbing food going to and from potlatch your smile will be missed prayers for your family Steve
  13. Monticello peewee Basketball
    Prayers for the family
  14. Darron Spencer
    My heart is sadden with the lost of a great friend and fishing buddy/coworker. Rest easy Steve.
  15. Tonnia
    ๐šƒ๐š˜ ๐šƒ๐š‘๐šŽ ๐™ต๐šŠ๐š–๐š’๐š•๐šข ๐š˜๐š ๐š‚๐š๐šŽ๐šŸ๐šŽ ๐™ฒ๐š˜๐š•๐š•๐š’๐š—๐šœ- ๐™ธ ๐š ๐šŠ๐š—๐š ๐šข๐š˜๐šž ๐šŠ๐š•๐š• ๐š๐š˜ ๐š™๐šž๐š ๐šข๐š˜๐šž๐š› ๐š‘๐šŠ๐š—๐š๐šœ ๐š’๐š— ๐™ถ๐š˜๐šโ€˜๐šœ ๐š‘๐šŠ๐š—๐š๐šœ. ๐™ธ ๐š”๐š—๐š˜๐š  ๐™ถ๐š˜๐š ๐š ๐š’๐š•๐š• ๐š๐š’๐šŸ๐šŽ ๐šข๐š˜๐šž ๐šŠ๐š•๐š• ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐šœ๐š๐š›๐šŽ๐š—๐š๐š๐š‘ ๐šข๐š˜๐šž ๐š—๐šŽ๐šŽ๐š ๐š๐š˜ ๐šŒ๐šŠ๐š›๐š›๐šข ๐š˜๐š—. ๐™ผ๐šŠ๐šข ๐™ถ๐š˜๐š ๐šŒ๐š˜๐š—๐š๐š’๐š—๐šž๐šŽ ๐š๐š˜ ๐š‹๐šŽ ๐š ๐š’๐š๐š‘ ๐šข๐š˜๐šž ๐šŠ๐š•๐š•. ๐™ฟ๐š›๐šŠ๐šข๐šŽ๐š›๐šœ & ๐™ฒ๐š˜๐š—๐š๐š˜๐š•๐šŽ๐š—๐šœ๐šŽ๐šœ
    ๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น... โค๏ธ

    ๐šƒ๐š‘๐šŽ ๐™ผ๐š˜๐š˜๐š›๐šŽ ๐™ต๐šŠ๐š–๐š’๐š•๐šข - ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜๐˜, ๐—”๐—ฅ.
  16. Mary Gragg
    Praying for U all Cris, may U find comfort in Christ Jesus who is able to see U through these difficult days & nights. RIP Steve๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐ŸŒน
  17. Larry Wells
    Sorry for your loss may Steve rest in peace and may the grace of god be with the family.
  18. Marion -joe Wright
    God bless you and your family at the difficult time. Just remember God is able.
  19. Andy Briant
    R.I.P. Sir...condolences to the family.
  20. Wardell Wright
    One the all time best co- worker / friend Iโ€™ve ever had. Will truly miss him! Family/friends look toward the resurrection when death will be done away with!
  21. LaRaine & Alvin Green
    Our hearts are saddened by your loss,and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝโค๏ธ.Our sincere sympathy LaRaine &Alvin
  22. Pearline Bealer
    Sorry for your loss May He RIP God Bless your Families stay safe and enjoy your day and Give you strength and peace He was a Blessing to all Pearline Bealer,
  23. Barbara Lambert
    My heart is broken but the angels in heaven is rejoicing because you have joined them in singing hallelujah to the King. Praying for the family.
  24. DR.WHM
    May God turn your time of darkness into light again. May He stay by your side during this difficult time. Words fail to express my sorrow for your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences.
  25. Kimberly Jordan & Family
    We send our prayers and deepest condolences to the family during your time of bereavement. May God bless and continue to heal you day by day
  26. Melanie Rawls
    Prayers for the family
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