The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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January 19, 2013

Evelyn Collinsworth Martin

NEOSHO, MO —

Evelyn Collinsworth Martin, 85, Neosho, Mo., died Jan. 18, 2013, at Freeman West in Joplin, following a lengthy illness.

Evelyn was born Aug. 12, 1927, in Ritchey, Mo., the daughter of Norman and Cleva (Fullerton) Porter. She was a lifelong area resident, a homemaker and was known for the knitted dishrags she made and shared with many. She was a member of Rocketdyne Road Church of Christ.

Evelyn married Howard Collinsworth, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by three daughters, Alma Stipp and husband, Ray, of Neosho, Lesa Thomlinson and husband, Carl, of Stark City, and Amy Cole and husband, David, of Cassville; one son, Allan Collinsworth, of Neosho; a brother, Rex Porter, of Naples, Fla.; a sister, Ethel McInturff, of Neosho; a brother-in-law, Charles Collinsworth, of Granby; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by an infant son, Johnny; a granddaughter, Macey Thomlinson; and a brother, Rue Porter.

Services will be Monday, Jan. 21, at 10 a.m. at Rocketydyne Road Church of Christ, Denny Kruse and Bobby Stafford officiating. Interment will be in the Granby Memorial Cemetery and grandsons, Andrew Cole, Brett Thomlinson, Aaron Thomlinson, Paul Collinsworth and Jason Stipp will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Contributions in memory of Evelyn may be made to Granby Church of Christ in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, MO  64850.

Services under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com

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