Louise Woodward Collins

Published 9:49 am Friday, August 18, 2023

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Mrs. Louise Woodward Collins, 94, of Mocksville, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023 at Somerset Court.

She was born on Oct.1, 1928 in Davie County to the late John W. and Zelma McClamrock Woodward.

Mrs. Collins was a very loving mother and grandmother. She was a beautiful, selfless woman and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her first husband, Edgar N. Chaffin; her second husband, Charlie Harding Blackwelder; her third husband, Marvin H. Collins; an infant son, Bradley Blackwelder; a great-grandson; her siblings, Clair Bone, Mabel Wrenn, Arthur Woodward, Rod Woodward, Ike Woodward, and Jack Woodward; and 2 sons-in-law, Ernie Bordeaux and Harold McGee.

Survivors include: 5 children, Della Chaffin Bordeaux of South Carolina, Fran Chaffin Clayborne (Dave) of Florida, Cindy Chaffin McGee of Mocksville, Debbie Blackwelder Hendrix (Chris) of Mocksville, and Tracie Collins McKinney of Mocksville; 7 grandchildren, Jake McKinney, Lee Riddle (Pat), Eric Riddle (Shanna), Carrie Bordeaux Gathings (Chad), Tori McGee Langlois (Dan), Maggie Hendrix, and Rebecca Hendrix Lively (Jay); 8 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, George Woodward of Clemmons; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 20 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Joe Woodward officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

The family would like to say a special thanks to the caregivers of Somerset Court for their compassion and care shown to Mrs. Collins and her family.

Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.