The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


March 26, 2013

Morris Lynn Collins

— The funeral for Morris Lynn Collins, 73, of Athens, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery with James Oliver officiating.

Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Collins passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Limestone County to George Collins and Mary Elders Collins. He was a member of Majestic Chapel in Elkmont.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Jackson Collins; daughter, Kimberly Webster and husband Michael; son, Ricky Collins and wife Deborah; grandchildren, Heather Webster, Jessica Webster, Kenny Brizendine and Rikki Brizendine; great-grandchild, Hayward Brizendine; brother, Wendell Collins; sisters, Deborah Peterson and husband Sam and Bobbie Roberson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Collins; two brothers; and two sisters.

Pallbearers are James Collins, Dale Collins, Sam Collins, Chucky Collins, Nick Smith and Dwight Webster.

Memorials may be made to Majestic Chapel 21315 Hays Mill Road, Elkmont, AL 35620.

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