November 5, 1921 - March 30, 2006
Obituary Bruce Robert Collins, age 84, passed away March 30, 2006 at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.He was a member of Cedar Creek Church of God and a member of Young at Hearts of St. James as long as his health permitted.The family noted, "He was a loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, and a friend to many in the community."Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Ayers Collins; a step-son and daughter-in-law: Kevin "Buckey" and Angie Ayers of Greeneville; two daughters and sons-in-law: Gertie Mae and David Ayers and Priscilla and Bobby Wallen, all of Greeneville; eight grandchildren: LeAnne Limburg of Knoxville, TN, Jeff Davis of Morristown, Brock and Tarah Cambell, Amy and Robbyn Ayers, Michael Wallin, Michael and Ray Ortiz, all of Greeneville; six great-grandchildren: Brantley Campbell, Brooklyn Tweed, Jordan Ayers, Alberto and Jordan Ayers of Greeneville, Jeffery Shane Davis of KY; one brother and sister-in-law: Ralph "Pete" and Geraldine Collins; father-in-law: Efrain Molina of Baltimore, MD; two sisters-in-law and their husbands: Margie and Bern Manning of York, PA, Sandra and Vance Pierce of Mosheim; special friends: Juanita and Doug Bowers, Mildred Collins, and Elda Ricker; several nieces, nephews and cousins.He was preceded in death by his parents, Gertie and Floyd Collins; his first wife, Nellie Harmon Collins, a daughter, Shirley Miser: one brother, Clarence "Greesy" Collins; three sisters: Hazel Collins Tweed, Ollie Mae Collins Tweed, and Josephine Collins Ward.The funeral service will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home with Rev. Dwayne Pierce, Rev. David Dugger, and Rev. Brice Cassy officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home.Pallbearers will be Jeff Davis, Brock Campbell, Michael Wallen, Wayne Tweed, James Tweed, Jason Collins, Petie Collins and Buford Lamb.Honorary pallbearers will be members of the St. James Young at Heart, Dr. Elliott Smith, Smokey Mt. Hospice, Gary Collins, Bill Collins, and Donnie Crum.Condolences may be sent to the Collins family at doughty-stevens.com. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Bruce Robert Collins, please visit our floral store.
Obituary Bruce Robert Collins, age 84, passed away March 30, 2006 at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.He was a member of Cedar Creek Church of God and a member of Young at Hearts of St. James as long as his health permitted.The family noted, "He was... View Obituary & Service Information
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