2017-07-19 / Obituaries

Shirley Collins succumbs

Shirley Ann Taylor Collins, 77, of Sandlick, died July 17 at Pikeville Medical Center.

A daughter of the late William and Ova Profitt Taylor, she was the widow of Eugene Dishman Collins.

She was a sister of the late Gracie Sumpter, Mary Louise Blair and Mack Taylor.

Surviving are a son, Rocky Wade Collins of Daytona Beach, Fla.; four daughters, Jean Anne Collins of Hazard, Sande Collins of Free Union, Va., Angela Collins Miles and husband Avery of Premium, and Johnette Collins of Mayking; a brother, Melvin “Buddy” Taylor of Isom; seven grandchildren, Darhla Miles, Dustin Collins Miles, Ray Ray Dixon, Jayngir Collins, Justin Collins, Cassie Collins and Courtney Collins; and two great-grandchildren, Xander Bowen and Xoe Bowen.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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