Pauline Beck Collings, 93, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend to many, entered the gates of heaven at 8:30 AM on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Pauline was born on October 6, 1926 in Cooke County, daughter of Ed and Trinnie Beck. She was a nurse for 30 years and retired from Texas Youth Commission.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Prather and husband, Wilbert, son, Larry Collings, sister, Barbara Strickland, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Trinnie Beck, husband, E.J. Collings, seven brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services honoring Pauline will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Meador Funeral Home of Gainesville, officiated by Rev. James Jackson and Rev. Jerry Brewster. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville. A time of visitation for friends and family will be held one hour prior to service time.