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Rita Lewis Collins dies

Funeral services for Rita Lewis Collins, 89, were held December 18 at Faith Community Church in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Collins Cemetery at Colston.

A daughter of the late Johnny and Polly Creech Lewis, she was born at Gilley. She died December 16 at her home at Colson.

She was the widow of Otis Collins and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Collins; a granddaughter, Amanda; and four brothers, Delmer Lewis, Ray Lewis, Herman Lewis and Elmer Lewis.

Surviving are a son, Johnny Collins and wife Melissa of Isom; a grandson, Austin Collins and wife Mellisa of Colson; a brother, Walter Lewis of Ohio; two sisters, Edna Davis of Tyler, Minn., and Elena Crase of Franklin, Ohio; and four grandchildren, Tara Collins of Isom, Katie Ellish of Richmond, Joseph Ellish of Jackhorn, and Destiny Collins of London.

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