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Betty L. (Trent) Collins

April 28, 1929 ~ May 7, 2020 (age 91)


Betty Lou Trent Collins of Sneedville, born April 29, 1929, departed this life to her Heavenly home on May 7, 2020 at the young age of 91 years and 8 days, after a lengthy battle with Dementia.  She was saved at the early age of 12 at Sneedville First Baptist Church and was a long time member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.  Thru the years she was blessed with wonderful friends, family and neighbors that she loved dearly.  She was a loving mother and “Mamaw Betty” to several, several kids and adults.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Collins; infant son, Clifford Allen Collins; parents, Hugh “bus” & Ora Hopkins Trent;  brothers, Omer & William “Sage” Trent and sister, Judy Yarber


She is survived by;

Son; Patrick (Gail) Collins of Sneedville

Brothers; Johnny (Billie) Trent of Morristown and Hugh Michael (Nancy) Trent of Clarksville, Tn.

Sisters; Mona Buchanan of Glade Springs, Va., Peggy Mink of Knoxville and Angie (Crit) Rasnic of Sneedville

Special Sister-in-law; Gertrude Marks of Morristown

Several nieces and nephews who she loved dearly

Very special caregiver; Betty Harris whom she loved like a daughter


 Special thanks to Dr. John Short and Avalon Hospice for their help and kindness


Graveside services will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at the Morgan Cemetery

Rev. Jim Shaw officiating


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to McNeil Funeral Home to help with expenses


Online condolences can be made at www.mcneilfuneralhome.com


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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Graveside Service
May 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Morgan Cemetery
Back Valley Road
Sneedville, TN 37869

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