1931 Barbara 2020

Barbara A Collings

November 22, 1931 — July 14, 2020

Barbara A Collings, 88, of Mount Pleasant, SC, wife to Anthony Xavier Collings of 66 years, passed peacefully into the loving arms of our Lord on July 14, 2020. 

Born on November 22, 1931 in Indiana, PA. Barbara was the daughter of the late Robert Richardson and Kathryn Richardson. She was proceeded in death by her sister Mrs Peggy Roberts of Sumter, SC.

Barbara was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She graduated from West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA with a degree in nursing. While completing her degree Barbara developed polio. Anthony saw her picture in the newspaper and recognized Barbara when she came into the drugstore where he worked. Anthony asked her for her phone number and that call resulted in a lifetime of love and joy.

She was a member of St Stephens Episcopal Church in Harrisburg, PA. Barbara was an avid golfer and Ladies Club Champion at Carlisle Country Club in Carlisle, PA, where she was a member for 40 years. Barbara was also Ladies Club Champion at Snee Farm and 3 time champion of Charleston Women Senior Championship. Barbara really enjoyed playing golf on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with the Snee Farm LGA.

Barbara is survived by her husband and five children: Carole .Zehring (Mark) of Hernando, FL, Mark Collings of New York City, NY, Patrick Collings (Debbie) of Mechanicsburg, PA, Susan Grady (Dennis) of Mt Pleasant, SC and Donna Farinella (John) of Knoxville, TN. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 19, 2020 from 12 PM – 1:00 PM and a small service will follow at 1PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home- Mt. Pleasant, 1520 Rifle Range Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

A graveside service will follow at 2PM at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Barbara`s memory may be sent to “smiletrain.org”

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mcalister-smith.com.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, Mt. Pleasant, 1520 Rifle Range Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, (843) 884-3833.
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Sunday, July 19, 2020

12:00 - 2:00pm

McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation Mt. Pleasant

1520 Rifle Range Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

2:00 - 3:00pm

Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens

1308 Mathis Ferry Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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