Jimmy D. Collins

Jimmy D. Collins


Jimmy-Collins-4-29-16Jimmy D. Collins

April 25, 2016

Date of Service: April 29, 2016

Interment Location: Dogwood Section


Jimmy Dale Collins, 60, Talbott, Tennessee passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 in the St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Elisha & Gladys Bentley Collins. Jimmy was a 1973 graduate of Cloudland High School. He was employed as a truck driver with Yellow Roadway Corporation. He had lived in Talbott for the past 14 years. Jimmy was a member of the Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church, Hampton.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years: Kathy Whitehead Collins. A son: James Matthew Collins, Dickinson, North Dakota. Three Sisters & Two Brothers-In-Law: Betty & Barney McKinney, Judy McKinney and Helen & Gerald Roark all of Hampton. Two Brothers & One Sister-in-Law: George Collins and Mike & Sharon Collins, both of Hampton. His Mother-In-Law: Carolyn Sue Whitehead, Elizabethton. His brothers in-law & sisters-in-law: Sidney & Barbara Smith, Donna Whitehead, Michael Whitehead all of Elizabethton and Jeffery & Angela Hathaway of Florida. Several nieces, nephews & cousins.
A Funeral Service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Peace Free Will Baptist Church, 600 S. David Crockett Parkway, Morristown with the Rev. Chris Dotson and Rev. Bill Houk officiating. Music will be provided by Rebecca Dotson. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.
There will be another service for Jimmy at 1 p.m. Friday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Shane Waters and Rev. Ed Gregg officiating. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by Lisa Burdick. Active Pallbearers for both services will be: Donnie Sauceman, David Hilton, Jimmy Greer, Mark Trent, Billy Williams and Bobby Jernigan. Honorary Pallbearers will be Current and former employees of Yellow Roadway Corporation, Benny Stevens, Tex Cooper, Bennie Larkins and Tony Pierce. The family will receive friends from 11 to 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Collins family.

Happy Valley Memorial Park