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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