Apr 21 2017
Etta Juanita Collins Lerette, 66, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017. She was born April 20, 1951 in Trenton, FL to the late Lamar & Vera Collins. Etta lived most of her life in Jacksonville, FL, was a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School class of 1969, was of the Baptist faith and will be dearly missed by all. She was predeceased by her brother, John Collins; sister, Carolyn Payne. Survivors include her husband of 9 years, Earle; sons, William “Billy” Roberts (Shannon), David Lerette (Bridget); daughters, Tracie Westberry (Robert), Jamie Tongret (John); brothers, Larry Collins, Harold Collins, Richard Collins; sister, Gale Davidson; grandchildren, Eryka, Heather, Cody, Wayne, Maegan, Tyler, Jay, Jennifer, Jerry, Tess, Iris; a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 25 at 2:30pm at the committal shelter in Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Rd 32218 with Pastor John Kasper, Sr. officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8pm at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the ARK of Nassau County, FL which provides services to people with autism, a subject dear to Juanita’s heart. Please go to https://thearcnassau.org/ to make donations.