June 1, 2015
Date of Service: June 4, 2015
Interment Location: Laurels Section
Ruby Pauline “Polly” Collins, 80 years young, Elizabethton passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 in the Johnson City Medical Center. She went to join her savior, her husband Paul of 55 years and their daughter, Pat of 24 years. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Albert & Myrtle Pritchard Sneed of Elizabethton. Polly retired from Siemens Electronics . She was a proud attendee of New Life Tabernacle of Johnson City.
Polly and Paul enjoyed traveling and camping all over the country, meeting and making friends wherever they went. Polly loved time spent with her family and her friends and especially enjoyed time spent with her friends and employees at the Southern Café where she worked with her daughter Ruby.
Survivors include three daughters: Ruby Malone, her husband Ronnie of Watauga, Theresa Hopson her husband Jimmy of Dandridge and Pauletta Richardson of Elizabethton. One adopted daughter/granddaughter, Crystal Collins of Elizabethton, six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren which she loved dearly and one surviving sister: Marie Baird of Elizabethton.
The family will gather for a final farewell at Memorial Funeral Chapel of Thursday, June 4th at 1:20 p.m. with a graveside service to be held at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. David Booher officiating. Active Pallbearers will be Joshua Malone, Frankie Hopson, Jimmy Hopson, Billy Kinsler, Dennis White, Wayne Winters. Honorary Pallbearers will be Steve Pearson and Mickey Rambo. Condolences to the Collins family may be e-mailed to our web site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Collins family.