Marlene B. Collins, 87, died September 15 at her home at Ermine.
A daughter of the late Can and Pat Perry Bates, she was the widow of Estel Collins.
Surviving are four daughters, Pat Morgan of Crafts Colly, Angela Boggs and husband Clay of Wise, Va., and Lisa Littrell and husband Johnny, and Estella Slone, all of Florida; three sons, John Collins, Brian Collins and wife Lathie, all of Crafts Colly, and Tom Collins and wife Vickie of Kingscreek; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild; and three sisters, Greathel Pease and Shirley Collins, both of Crafts Colly, and Yvonne “Bonnie” Caudill of Clarksville, Tenn.
Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by a brother, Estill Bates.
Funeral services were held September 17 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.