Whitesburg KY

Jerry Collins buried at Blackey

Jerry Wayne Collins, 65, of Blackey, died March 19 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

A son of the late James Bud and Ella Jean Browning Collins, he was a brother of the late James Phillip Collins, David Jerome Collins and Anthony Joseph Collins.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Jean Wesley Collins; three sons, Jerimie Collins of Leatherwood, Derek Collins of Hyden, and Wesley Collins of Blackey; three daughters, Janet Shumake of Chapmansboro, Tenn., and Amanda Porter and Teresa Ison, both of Blackey; 12 grandchildren; and an uncle, Vernon ‘Skip’ Browning of Scott Depot, W.Va.

Funeral services were held March 22, at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Pearl Dixon Cemetery at Blackey.

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