Martha Ann McLean Collins, age 80, a resident of Philippi, passed away Friday May 31, 2019 in the United Hospital Center. Martha was born February 26, 1939 in Barbour Co. a daughter of the late Elden and Virgie (Fridley) Swick. Martha was twice married first to Paul McLean who preceded her in death on October 1, 2011, second to Eugene Collins who survives at Philippi.
Also surviving four children-
Paulette Bailey and husband Larry
Danny McLean and wife Sandy
Nancy McLean all of Philippi
Nathaniel McLean of Bridgeport
Daughter-in-law, Paula McLean Campbell of Belington
Sister, Betty Swiger of Grafton
14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews
Martha was preceded in death by two children, Debbie (McLean) Phillips and Jimmy McLean; two brothers, Lawrence Swick and John Swick.
Martha was a homemaker and a minister of the gospel. She was a member of the Spiritual Five Singing Group. She loved playing and singing gospel music. Martha was a Pentecostal by faith.
In honor of Martha’s request cremation will be honored.
Friends and family are invited to attend her Memorial Service at the Haven of Hope Worship Center on June 8, 2019 at 2 pm with Rev. Howard Swick and Rev Danny McLean officiating.