Troy Collins, Sr.
Troy Collins, Sr., age 80, of Greenback, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert and Tennibelle Collins; six siblings; and five children. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lola Collins; children and spouses, Dallas and Diane Elam, Troy Collins, Jr., Ronnie and Debbie Collins, Debbie Frazier, Mike Collins, Chris and Tina Collins, and Steve and Ginger Collins, all of Greenback, Jack Collins of Friendsville, and Lori Stinnett of Harriman; brothers, Alvin and Paul Collins of Bean Station; sisters, Betty Farmer of Bean Station and Evelyn Green of Newport; 27 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Miller Funeral Home Magnolia Chapel, Rev. Tommy Self officiating. Family and friends will gather 1 p.m. Sunday at Morganton Cemetery for the interment, Rev. Bob Kirkland officiating. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, 865-982-6041, http://www.millerfuneralhome.org