Alice K. Collins
Alice Kathleen Collins, 83, of Johnson City, passed away on May 15, 2009, at her residence. Born in McClure, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Ed Oaks and Pearl Mae Hurt Oaks.
Mrs. Collins was of the Holiness faith and attended the Day of Deliverance Revival Center.
Known as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, her philosophy was to live one day at a time.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: William T. Collins, Sr.; two sons: William T. Collins, Jr., Gary Allen Collins; granddaughter: Kimberly Green; one son-in-law: Larry Ward; and sister: Edith Trivett.
She is survived by her son: James Collins and wife Anna, of Johnson City; sister: Ester Trivett, of Johnson City; brothers: James Oaks and Charles Oaks, both of Johnson City; grandchildren: Lora Casey, Kathy Potter, Bo Collins, Rita Ward, Billy Joe Collins, David Collins, Crystal Nixon, Kenneth Collins, Ronald Collins, Gary “Cricket” Collins; great-grandchildren: Josh Casey, James Casey, Bridget Potter, Tabitha Fisher, Billie Jean Wilson, Beth Ward, Krista Collins, Makala Collins, Kirsten Collins, Hanna Collins, Nate Collins, Faith Nixon, Randy Nixon, Brittany Wise, Brooke Green, Bubba Green; great-great-grandchildren: Braden Wilson, Kayla Shay Wilson, Annie Casey, Drake Casey, and Chentae Shelton; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 18, 2009 at Day of Deliverance Revival Center, with Pastor Dewey Ward officiating. A committal service will follow in Washington County Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 PM on Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Kenneth Collins, Ronald Collins, Billy Joe Collins, David Collins, Bo Collins, Randy Nixon, Josh Casey, and Gary Collins.
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Arrangements for the Collins family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604. (423) 610-7171.