DUPONT – Elizabeth Collins, 91, of Dupont passed away 11:26 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020 at her residence. She was born August 8, 1928 in Bigstone Gap, VA to the late Sam and Ida (Williams) Willis. On August 13, 1946 she married John Collins who preceded her in death on November 13, 2001.
She is survived by 2 children, Samuel L. Collins and Brenda K. (Darrell) Brooks both of Dupont; a daughter-in-law, Pansey Collins of Columbus; 19 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great grandchildren; 5 great-great-great grandchildren; a brother, Randy (Patsy) Baker of Alabama; and a sister, Helen (John) Horten of Georgia. She was also preceded in death by 2 sons, James E. and Mike Collins; 2 daughters, Essie J. Miller and Helen Collins; a grandson; great-granddaughter; and 2 great-great-great grandsons.
Elizabeth formerly worked at Paradise Oaks Nursing Home, Cloverdale as a nurse’s aide. She was a member of Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church in Defiance.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church, Defiance with Brother Perry Mason officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memory Gardens, Defiance. Following the COVID 19 guidelines, masks are required, visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Pleasantview Missionary Baptist Church, Defiance. Condolences can be expressed at: heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.
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