Marylyn Collins Ponder
Marylyn Collins Ponder, beloved teacher, devoted friend, mother, and grandmother, passed on from this earthly experience on Friday, the 20th of May 2022, surrounded by loved ones. Those who knew her well would say she was devoted to her community, to education, to children, to seeking the Truth, and to growing gardens full of butterflies and birds. Marylyn was born in Brownsville, daughter of the late Courtenay Collins and Tom Collins. After graduating with the Brownsville High School Class of 1971, she went on to earn a degree in journalism from The University of Houston. After her two children were born, she returned to Brownsville to join her mother in running the family business,...