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Dorothy Faye Edwards Collins, age 78 of 1872 US Hwy 221, Sparta, NC died Sunday, April 22, 2012 at her residence. She was born December 31, 1933 in Alleghany County to the late Cary and Catherine Nelson Edwards. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Crouse; one brother, Emery Edwards. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Mark Doub of Pfafftown; three sons, Larry Dale Collins and wife Susan of Sparta, Ronald Gayle Collins of Sparta, Donald Wayne Collins of Wilmington; one sister, Helen Hampton of Sparta; one brother, Paul Edwards and wife Lois of Sparta; nine grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Grandview Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Sparta. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Tom Atwood, 1769 US Hwy 221S, Sparta, NC 28675. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home in Sparta is serving the Collins family.