Mrs. Lois Collins
Mrs. Lois Collins
Mrs. Lois Hutcheson Collins, age 81, of Higgston, died Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Meadows Health in Vidalia after a sudden illness. She was a native of Reidsville, living there until moving to Vidalia in 1959 with her late husband, before moving to Higgston in 1964. Early in her life, Lois worked with Oxford Industries, later with Suburban Printing, worked in medical records at Meadows Health, and with the family businesses, Witt & Collins and Collins Glass and Trim for fifty years. She was a charter member of the First Assembly of God in Vidalia and she and her husband served many years in the children’s ministry. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, flowers, and a large flock of porcelain roosters. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lamar Collins, and parents, Algerine and Mamie Hutcheson. Survivors include four children, Randy Collins and wife Missy of Alamo, Kevin Collins and wife Diane of the Blue Ridge Community, Keith Collins and wife Sharon of Vidalia, and Dan Warren and wife Donna of Hampton; grandchildren, Will Collins and wife Madison, Drew Collins, Maranda Collins Ellis and husband Jordan, Mallary Collins Wickstrom and husband Chris, Colby Collins and wife Janna, Sydni Collins Perry and husband Kaleb, Allie Collins and fiancé Brandon Helton; great-grandchildren, Ryleigh Ellis, Braysen Ellis, Makenzie Ellis, Gracelynn Ellis, Weston Ellis, Kennedi Wickstrom, and Camden Collins; one brother, Jimmy Hutcheson and wife Judy of the New Branch Community; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service was Tuesday, February 16, at 3:00 p.m., at the First Assembly of God, with Reverend Donnie Daniels and Pastor Joe Gabbard officiating. Burial followed in the McCrimmon Cemetery near Higgston. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 156, Vidalia, GA 30475. Pallbearers were Wes Hutcheson, Wade Hutcheson, Carl Hutcheson, Mike Collins, Ellis Collins and Morris Joyce. A special thanks to her caregivers, Phyllis Baker, Vivian Snead and Patrice Bowens.
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