Johnnie Collins House

Funeral services for lifelong Towaoc resident Johnnie Collins House were 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 at the Towaoc Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Towaoc Cemetery.

A Wake was held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5 at the church.

Johnnie was born March 31, 1952, in Cortez, the son of Leon Collins Sr. and Myrtle Pauline (Clark) Collins. He passed away at his Towaoc home on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at the age of 61.

Being an artist, Johnnie loved to draw. He also enjoyed putting together puzzles and listening to music. Johnnie loved making his family and friends laugh by cracking jokes.

Johnnie is survived by his companion, Jacqueline Webb of Towaoc; and his siblings, Larry Collins Sr., Leon Collins Jr., Jerry Collins House II all of Towaoc, and Mary Collins House of White Rocks, Utah. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon Collins Sr. and Myrtle Collins; grandparents, Chief Jack House and Sara Ute House; and siblings, Jerry Collins I, Harry Collins, Perry Collins, and Virginia Collins.

Services were directed by Ertel Funeral Home. To send condolences, click on the obituary section at