Obituary: Martha Elizabeth Harris Collins

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Martha Elizabeth Harris Collins, 93, of Lewisburg died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at Marshall Medical Center.

Mrs. Collins was a native of Huntland. She was a homemaker and also worked as a secretary for The University of Florida for several years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack Harris and Clara Bryant Harris; husband, W.R. Collins; sister, Mary Ann Allen; and brothers, T.O. Harris and Jack Harris.

She is survived by her daughter, Betty Sue Anderson of Wilmington, Del.; son, Bob (Chris) Collins of Lewisburg; five grandchildren, Brenndon Collins, Jordan Collins, Cathy Trissel, Laura Merva and Susan Paladeau; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Collins was cremated and a graveside memorial service was conducted on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Lone Oak Cemetery with Rev.Mark Irvin officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 325 West Church Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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