obit: Doris Mae Malek Collins
- from The Alvin Sun-Advertiser, Sunday, August 3, 2008DORIS MAE COLLINSDoris Mae Collins, 79, of Alvin Texas passed away July 20, 2008.She was born March 24, 1929 to John and Model (Briggs) Malek. She lived the majority of her 79 years in Alvin, Texas.Doris was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an extremely kind and loving lady.When you met her, you always felt like you had known her for years. In her high school year book, it was written that she was "A Brunette who is always a good addition to a crowd." She would do anything to help anyone.She so much enjoyed family reunions. Doris enjoyed family, sewing, photography, cooking and baking, and yard work.She worked with the Alvin ISD Transportation Department (Bus Driver) for 15 years. She will be missed.She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years Raymond Collins in 2004; and two brothers, Tommie Joe Malek and ODean Malek.Doris is survived by her daughter Donna Theriot and husband Melvin of Pearland; sons: Jimmy R. Collins and wife Karen of Pearland, Texas and David W. Collins and wife Nancy of Alvin, Texas; brother Jimmy Don Malek of LA; grandchildren: Melvin James Theriot, III, Amanda Lynn Theriot and Samantha Ann Collins.The visitation was held Friday, July 25, 2008 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Drive (F.M.), Friendswood, TX 77546.The graveside service was held Saturday, July 26, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in The Garden of Remembrance at South Park Cemetery in Pearland, Texas.