Lida Collins

Services for Lida Elizabeth Martin Collins, 95, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Reverend Tom Troth officiating. Burial will follow at Frankfort Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 p.m. until the service Thursday at the church.

Mrs. Collins passed away Dec. 22 at Bradford Square.

Lida was born Nov. 12, 1917, in Anderson County, Ky., to the late Lester and Edna Pacey Martin. She was a homemaker before becoming a Records Clerk for the Kentucky State Police, where she later retired. Mrs. Collins was a Charter Member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, a member of the Franklin Co. Homemakers, and a member of “The Greatest Generation.”

She is survived by two daughters, Wanda Collins Gaines and Ann Linwood Brashear, Frankfort; five grandchildren, Mel Gregory Trivette and wife, Sharon, Frankfort; Joe Pat Gaines Jr., Orlando, FL; Brad Trivette, Louisville; John William Gaines and wife, Tarrah, Atlanta, GA; Sandra Ramsey, Louisville; and four great grandchildren, Mark Linwood Trivette and William Dale Trivette, Frankfort; and Brian Ramsey and Abigail Ramsey, Louisville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Linwood Collins, and two brothers, Stanley and Roger Martin.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are encouraged in Lida’s memory to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 684 Devils Hollow Rd., Frankfort, KY 40601.

Mel Gregory Trivette, Brad Trivette, John W. Gaines, Ted Collins, Billy Caudle and Steve Smith will serve as Pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers are Sandra Ramsey, Abigail Ramsey, Brian Ramsey, Sharon Trivette, Mark Trivette, Will Trivette, Joe Pat Gaines Jr., Stanley W. Martin Jr., Ronnie Paul Martin, Susan Caudle, Tom Smith, Tom Greenwell, Steve Collins, Richard Collins and David Cheek.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guest book at

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  • So glad Mrs. Collins' suffering has ended and she is now at peace in heeeeeeer heavenly home. May God soothe your aching hearts. No one who ever met "Murmur" will forget her. Deepest sympathy, Sue Ramsey