Obituary: Gene Brewer Collins

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Gene Brewer Collins, 53, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Marshall Medical Center.

Mr. Collins was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Henry C. and Annie Mae Brewer Collins. He was employed as a supervisor with Smurfit Stone and was a member of the Petersburg United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Collins and Phillip Collins.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Collins of Lewisburg; one son, Ben Collins of Lewisburg; stepson, Lee Derryberry of Lewisburg; and two stepdaughters, Jenny Talley and Jessica Talley Catignani, both of Nashville.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 19, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with burial to follow in New Hope Cemetery at Talley.