Eleanor Jean (Barrett) Collins

Eleanor (Elly) Jean (Barrett) Collins died Jan. 2. She was 90.

Collins was born in 1927 to Dewey and Hazel Barrett in Fowler, California. She graduated from Richmond Union High School in 1945. She married the love of her life, Edward Collins, in 1951.

She enjoyed being a homemaker. After raising her daughters, she returned to administrative work and retired from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 1983.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she is survived by her two daughters, Jane Wolford (Dale) and Susan Churchill; her grandchildren, Paul Churchill (Caitlin), Katherine Reitter (Travis), Sara Churchill (Ari), Matthew Wolford; and great granddaughter, Julia Reitter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Collins.

A private family burial will be at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon, California.

Callaghan Mortuary is  serving the Collins family. An online guestbook is available for condolences.