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Betty Lou Collins, 76, Russell County, KY (1943-2020)

Betty Lou Collins, 76, of Russell Springs, died Sunday, August 30, 2020 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 10amCT Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Coffey officiating. Visitation 4:30-8pmCT Wednesday and 8-10am on Thursday. Interment in the Poplar Grove Cemetery.

She was born December 15, 1943 in Russell Springs to the late Ollis & Lestie Emerson Wilson.

She was a homemaker and attended New Hope Separate Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson, Jordan Redmon.


Husband: Joe Stanley Collins, Russell Springs

3 children: Suzanne (Bruce) Cundiff, Cindy (Damon) McGaha, Joe Bradley (Gina) Collins

5 grandchildren: Derek (Lindsey) Cundiff, Blake (Chasity) Cundiff, Miles Collins, Luke Collins, Emerson Collins

6 great grandchildren: Adam, Rylee, Braxton, Allie, Ella, Clay

Honorary Pallbearers: Andrew Antle, James Willis, Art Kenyon

Active Pallbearers: Delmas Coomer, Billy Collins, Steven Collins, Eric Harden,Billy Harden, A.D. Wilkerson.

Special music: Roma Andrew, Trish Harden, Erica Harden, Samantha Harden

Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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