Catherine Brown Collins

Catherine Brown Collins, age 88, of Alto, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Mrs. Collins was born on October 10, 1931, in Toccoa, Georgia to the late Henry Johnson Brown and Vinnie Cleo Dean Brown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Robert Douglas Collins; daughter, Susan Collins Stowe; son-in-law, Buck Oliver; sisters, Jean Brown, Ruth Shedd; brothers, Johnny Brown, Bruce Brown, Jake Brown, and Joe Brown. Mrs. Collins was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Toccoa. She was an avid Braves fan and loved to spend time on the lakes catfishing. Catherine was a loving, caring, and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda and Todd Berry, of Gainesville; Johna and Kenny Blackburn, of Alto; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Jeannie Collins, of Cleveland; sisters, Brenda Sprouse, of Leicester, NC; Gayle Brown, of Covington; nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 12, 2020, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel. Speaker Martin Graham and Pastor Ricky McFarlin will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Sunday, July 12, 2020, at the funeral home prior to the service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.

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