On September 6, 1953, in Dumas, Arkansas, a baby girl, Doris Collins, was born to the late Talmadge and James Collins. She and her twin sister, Dorothy, were the fifth birth of nine children born to this couple.
While Doris was a small child, her family relocated to Crossett, Arkansas where they worshipped with New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Sister Doris confessed a hope in Christ at an early age and was baptized by Pastor B.J. Jackson. Sister Doris Collins attended Crossett Elementary and Crossett High School.
Sister Collins was a loving mother to two children. She has been employed by several entities, the last of which was Walmart Super Center of Arkansas. Sister Doris “Pepper” Collins loved fishing, dancing, and spending time with her family - especially her grandchildren.
Sister Doris Collins was preceded in death by a brother, Larry D. Collins, and two sisters, Reedell Smith Foots and Bulia Turner.
Sister Doris “Pepper” Collins departed this life on Monday, March 8, 2021. Left to cherish her memory are two daughters: Angel Williams (Marques) of Texarkana, Texas and Teressa Coleman of Crossett, Arkansas; two sisters: Mattie Sowers and Dorothy Savage; three brothers: Ricky Collins, Danny Collins (Gwen), and James Collins; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the Quinn Cemetery in Crossett, AR.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 12, 2021, from 11:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the chapel under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett, AR.
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