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Mr. Collins was retired miner, church deacon



Funeral services for Timbook “Tim” Collins, 86, were held September 4 at the People’s Fundamental Baptist Church in Dunham. Burial was in Wright Cemetery at Dorton.

Born in Jenkins to the late William Thornton and Kate Hollifield Collins, he died August 30 at his home at Dorton.

He was the father of the late Steven Osborne, a brother of the late Denver Odell Collins and Judy Carol Collins, and a grandfather of the late Corey Ray Collins.

Mr. Collins was a 34- year member of the People’s

Fundamental Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was retired from the Peabody Coal Company.

Surviving are his wife, Vivian Collins; two sons, Timbrook “Big Tim” Collins, Jr. and wife Jamie of Farmersville, Ill., and Neil Collins and wife Noreen of New York; a daughter, Kathy Hollifield and husband Keith of Marion, Ala.; three sisters, Stella Swanson and Patsy Jean Hall, both of Michigan, and Bonda Ogara of Indiana; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.



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