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Rachel Ann Collins

January 20, 1969 ~ November 19, 2010

Rachel Ann Waldrop Collins, 41, of Westlake died Friday, November 19, 2010 in a Lafayette hospital.


Ms. Collins was born on January 20, 1969 in Lake Charles, LA. She lived most of her life in the Lake area and was a graduate of Westlake High School. She worked as a Bank Teller for several local banks.


She leaves to cherish her memory, her son, Logan Montgomery Collins of Westlake; her father, Travis Waldrop and wife Betty of Westlake; brother, Jeff Waldrop and wife Naomi of Westlake and two nieces, Summer Moore and husband, Donald Moore of Lake Charles and Brooke Waldrop of Westlake.


She was preceded in death by her mother, Glory Ann Waldrop.


Private memorial services were held Saturday, November 20, 2010.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Rachel. I was so shocked when I found this out. She was a wonderful person and a wonderful mother. I met Rachel when we worked together at First Federal back in 2002 and she was a wonderful friend. She was a bridesmaid in my wedding also. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and her son during this time. May God be with you all. Karra

  2. MY HEART BREAKS FOR YOU ALL. I WAS SO BLESSED TO RECONNECT WITH RACHEL EVEN THOUGH IT WAS A VERY SAD TIME IN MY LIFE. SHE WAS THE FIRST FRIEND TO CALL ME WHEN MY BROTHER DIED(GEORGE WATSON) AND THE FIRST FACE I SAW AT FUNERAL HOME. I DONT THINK I WOULD HAVE MADE IT THRU THAT WITHOUT HER. YOU HAVE ALL BEEN AS A PART OF MY FAMILY AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER. I LOVED READING THE QUIRKY THINGS RACH WOULD POST ON FACEBOOK AND I FEEL AS THOUGH I KNOW LOGAN FROM HER STORIES. LOGAN, YOU WERE THE VERY BREATH SHE TOOK EVERY DAY.SHE LOVED YOU MORE THAN LIFE ITSELF.CHERISH AND REMEMBER THAT.I LOVED OUR PHONE CONVERSATIONS AND WAS HAPPY THAT WE COULD TALK EVEN THOUGH NOT AS OFTEN AS WE'D LIKE.IF THERE IS ANYTHING I CAN DO PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL.GOD GOT AN AMAZING ANGEL. LOVE ALWAYS, DEBBIE WATSON DUNCAN.

  3. Please know my prayers are with you all in the passing of a very sweet and loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, Rachel. She was so delightful to be around. I loved reading her messages on Facebook and the pictures of her son, Logan. Sincerely,Karlene Morris

  4. Travis,You have our condolence and love. So sorry to hear about your daughter. May Jehovah keep his blessing upon you. Dave Freda Turner

  5. We are so sorry for your loss. I can't even imagine the pain you and your family must be dealing with. As close as I am with my brothers I can only say that my heart goes out to you and yours. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Eddie and Mary Tack


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