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Dorothy Blevins Collins, 89, of Bristol, TN, passed away
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at her home. She was born in
Bristol, TN, on January 17, 1922, a daughter of the late
Aaron Walter Blevins and Ella Arnold Blevins. A great
Southern lady, who always thought of others, shared with
others, did for those in need and lived each day completely.
She was a former Brownie Scout Leader and former member of
the Business and Professional Women's Club. Dorothy was
also active in local politics. She worked as a manager and
consultant for Luzier Cosmetic's for over 50 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by
her husband, C.R. Collins, Jr; one brother; and three
Dorothy is survived by daughters, Charlene Damron and
Paul, of Nashville, TN, and Carolyn 'C.C.' Slagle and Bob,
of Bristol, TN; brother, Irvin Blevins, of Bristol, TN;
grandchildren, Lisa Burson, of Bristol, TN, Myles Damron
and Jenny, of Nashville, TN, and Lesley Morell of
Murfreesboro, TN; great grandchildren, Jessica Sexton,
Brandon Morell, Miranda King, Ethan Damron, Chloe Damron,
Danielle Dodd, and Darby Burson; great great grandchildren,
Kylee and Kayden Hopkins; special niece, Cindy Greene; and
special nephew W. Curtis Burnette; and several nieces and
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m.,
prior to the service.
The funeral service will be conducted at 12 p.m., Tuesday,
October 25, 2011, in the Heritage Chapel of Memories at
Glenwood Cemetery, with Dr. David Stancil officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations
be made to First Baptist Church of Bristol, The Gideons
International, or to your favorite charity.
Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by
Mrs. Collins and her family are in the care of Blevins
Funeral & Cremation Services.(276) 669-6141.