Humphrey Collings of Langton passed away at his home on Sunday following
a short illness. He was in his 87th year.
Born at Atherton, he was a son
of the late John and Elizabeth Collings, and the
last of a family of six, four of whom lived until more than 80 years in
A sister passed away two years ago after attaining her 88th year.
Collings was a lifelone resident of the county and married the
Mary McKinley, who predeceased him about 10 years ago.
operated a general store at Langton for about 60 years, being
until a few weeks ago. He also operated several farms and a saw
He is survived by one son, Clayton, at home, and a number of nieces.
funeral was held yesterday afternoon with a private service at the home,
followed by a public service in the Baptist Church at 2.30
Rev. G. W. H. Medley officiated.